This is Nottingham - Bru-C LIVE
In December 2022 Icon Vicky McClure curated an incredible event in her hometown, called This Is Nottingham, a nod to her Bafta winning role in This Is England.
- Metronome, Marco Island, Huntingdon St, Nottingham NG1 1AP
Headlined by rapper Bru-C, who was fresh from winning a MOBO for best Breakthrough performance just days before the gig, and hosted at the Metronome venue; This Is Nottingham celebrated one of Vicky’s favourite genres of music whilst being focused on music that the young people Teenage Cancer Trust supports would be interested in hearing.
Rising Nottingham stars Jah Digga and Kingdom Rapper kicked off proceedings at our first major music event away from London since the pandemic.
An amazing night, thanks to all the acts, attendees and Vicky McClure
This is Nottingham line up
Fresh from his main stage performances at Reading and Leeds this promises to be a truly unique opportunity to catch Bru-C up close.
BRU-C plus special guests
Nottingham based rapper Bru-C is a star on the rise.
Winner of the Best Newcomer at The MOBO Awards 2022 and a recipient of the coveted The Sound of Nottingham award, Bru-C’s music takes influences from grime, freestyle rap, comedy and locality building a hybrid of dance-rave genres carrying the lineage of UK Garage and Bassline with him.
Jah Digga is a rapper and anti-knife crime campaigner. He has recorded with the like of Ghetts.
Kingdom Rapper grew up in and around Nottingham. Set up a scheme teaching rap to inmates at HMP Nottingham in order to give them a creative outlet.
About Vicky McClure, Teenage Cancer Trust Icon
BAFTA winner Vicky McClure MBE has spent two decades gracing some of Britain’s most popular TV shows and movies - from This Is England to Line Of Duty she is one of the nations most in demand talents.
In November 2022 Vicky became Teenage Cancer Trust’s first Icon - high-profile figures across the entertainment industry who have volunteered to give a year of their time to raise at least vital support services for young people with cancer aged 13-24, and greater awareness of the huge challenges they face in life.
In her first act as an Icon, Vicky curated and launched This is Nottingham, a homage to her BAFTA winning performance in This Is England, which took place at the Metronome, Nottingham, on Saturday 3 December.
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We create world class cancer services for young people in the UK, providing life-changing care and support so young people don’t have to face cancer alone.
Every day, seven young people aged 13-24 hear the words “you have cancer”. They will each need specialised nursing care and support to get them through the toughest times they may have faced.
We’re the only UK charity dedicated to meeting this vital need. By choosing to run for Teenage Cancer Trust, you can help us to reach every young person facing cancer and make a huge difference.
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