A complete guide to student clubs in Nottingham


CandidSky - March 1, 2019

With over 70,000 students in Nottingham, the city’s nightlife is constantly becoming more diverse. Whether you’re into dance or indie – there’ll be a club for you to enjoy almost every night of the week.

Crisis

Crisis is the official Wednesday student night of Nottingham University, held at Rock City. Entry is ticketed – so you’ll have to be quick – but Crisis is said to be the biggest student club night in Nottingham, with 2,500 individuals there every week. The club is spread across three floors with different music in each. Arranging a social? Crisis can help you organise entry for your society on the night.

Distance from Avalon court:  0.5 miles,  10 minute walk
Distance from Maid Marian House: 0.4 miles, 9 minute walk
Distance from Bard House: 0.3 miles, 5 minute walk
Distance from Minerva House: 0.5 miles, 8 minute walk

INK

INK is renowned in Nottingham for its bespoke sound system, festival-style lighting, and video walls. The club features four themed clubs and eight bars, with the sound and lighting technology flowing throughout. INK is open every Friday and Saturday, with drinks starting at £2 – but entry is ticketed, and available on the website.

Distance from Avalon court:  0.3 miles,  6 minute walk
Distance from Maid Marian House: 0.3 miles, 7 minute walk
Distance from Bard House: 0.3 miles, 6 minute walk
Distance from Minerva House: 0.3 miles, 5 minute walk

Rock City

When it’s not been taken over by Crisis, Rock City is a must for music lovers. Club nights are held every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with classic and alt anthems played across the three floors. Drink deals available include cocktails from £2.50 and 2-4-1 offers. Not up for a club night? No problem – Rock City regularly hosts live music events and gigs, from bands on tour to tribute artists.

Distance from Avalon court:  0.5 miles,  9 minute walk
Distance from Maid Marian House: 0.5 miles, 9 minute walk
Distance from Bard House: 0.3 miles, 5 minute walk
Distance from Minerva House: 0.4 miles, 8 minute walk

Bodega

Another one for music fans, Bodega hosts a wide variety of club nights throughout the week to suit most tastes. Whether you want to listen to the best of the 70s and 80s, noughties indie classics, or even your favourite songs from original movie soundtracks – Bodega is the place to go. Each night includes a selection of drink offers, including happy hour and 2-4-1, plus free entry to certain events.

Distance from Avalon court:  0.3 miles,  5 minute walk
Distance from Maid Marian House: 0.4 miles, 8 minute walk
Distance from Bard House: 0.4 miles, 8 minute walk
Distance from Minerva House: 0.3 miles, 6 minute walk

Propaganda

The most dedicated clubbers might want to put Propaganda on their to-do list. Events are held every night from Wednesday to Sunday, and lasts until 5am. Deals start from £1 for selected drinks, and entry is free for students every night.

Distance from Avalon court:  0.4 miles,  7 minute walk
Distance from Maid Marian House: 0.5 miles, 9 minute walk
Distance from Bard House: 0.6 miles, 13 minute walk
Distance from Minerva House: 0.5 miles, 9 minute walk

Pryzm

Pryzm is one of the biggest venues in Nottingham, hosting up to 2,500 people at full capacity. Tuesday is a students-only night, with drink deals starting at just £2 across six themed rooms. Pryzm is still open on Monday, Friday, and Saturday, and regularly hosts a range of DJs and artists. Entry is often ticketed, so make sure you check the website.

Distance from Avalon court:  0.1 miles,  2 minute walk
Distance from Maid Marian House: 0.6 miles, 12 minute walk
Distance from Bard House: 0.4 miles, 8 minute walk
Distance from Minerva House: 0.5 miles, 10 minute walk

Stealth

Stealth hosts club nights throughout the week dedicated to dance music. Guest DJs and artists regularly perform at events – with an aim of showcasing the best of up-and-coming talent in the industry. On Saturdays, Stealth teams up with Rescue Rooms to host what was voted Nottingham’s Best Club Night: ‘Stealth v Rescued’. Five separate music and six bars play a huge range of different music styles for 1,200 people, complete with great drink deals (including 2-4-1), and even a Caribbean BBQ.

Distance from Avalon court:  0.5 miles,  9 minute walk
Distance from Maid Marian House: 0.5 miles, 10 minute walk
Distance from Bard House: 0.2 miles, 5 minute walk
Distance from Minerva House: 0.4 miles, 8 minute walk

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