Nottingham's Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall are preparing a programme of covid-secure events for winter and spring.
It is in response to the covid-19 pandemic, which has forced the closure of theatres across the country.
Sinfonia Viva will use its government grant to produce three ensemble performances in local historical settings.
Alfie Boe and Michael Ball have announced a festive album and a tour for next year.
Beauty And The Beast will now be staged at the New Theatre Royal, Lincoln, next year.
The indie-pop band are touring in support of their long-awaited debut album, Lie Out Loud.
Lifeline grants totalling more than £600,000 have been made to support arts and culture in and around Newark.
Unlocked, in June next year, goes back to the Nineties with acts including The Feeling, 5ive, Republica and Ministry of Sound Classical.
People can watch the display at Newark Showground from the comfort of their cars.
Nottingham Playhouse is to open its doors to the public for the first time since March for an eclectic festival of live and live-streamed events.
Tenor Russell Watson will perform at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, next year to mark the 20th anniversary of his career in the music industry.