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Nottingham’s Hockley Hustle music festival returns on Sunday 27 October 2019

Mon 14th Oct 2019

by CQ

Hockley Hustle started in 2006 and now hosts over 35 venues across Hockley, including Broadway Cafe Bar, Rough Trade, The Bodega, Nottingham Contemporary and JamCafe. 2018’s event raised over £12,000, taking the total money raised across the years to more than £150,000.

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“Last year was incredible, Hockley was absolutely buzzing. We’re delighted that Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID) has come on board as festival sponsors and we’re excited to try the specially brewed Hockley Hustle beer from our mates at Castle Rock Brewery! The Hustle team has grown, there are more promoters involved as well as some genuinely world class, exclusive performances. Once again, we’re looking forward to raising some much-needed money for local charities while celebrating Nottingham culture through another fantastic day and night of great music, street entertainment, street food, and some other very exciting happenings that we can’t talk about just yet. We sold out early on the day last year, so get your tickets in advance to guarantee entry.”

Tommy Farmyard and Ben Welch, directors of the festival

“We are pleased to be sponsoring Hockley Hustle through our consumer brand It’s in Nottingham. An event like this brings lots of people to the city not just for the event itself but also to shop, eat out and visit bars and coffee shops which benefits our members. It’s also a great event for people who live, work and study in the city and attracts people from further afield too. In addition it’s the perfect springboard for local musical talent. It’s good for the city as well as for the charities that benefit from the money raised.”

Geoff Williams, a director of Nottingham BID

“Hockley Hustle is an exciting and inclusive event that brings together the whole city in support of fantastic causes. The Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies has been delighted to partner the festival for the past few years. It generates invaluable opportunities for our music, media and games students to “do it for real” - stage managing, crewing and filming events, creating the official promo and performing. In 2018 our students amassed almost 700 hours of work experience. We were also thrilled to introduce our new venue Metronome into the mix of participating venues.”

Craig Chettle, Chief Executive Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies

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