From laughing out loud at the Christmas pantomime to performing under the spotlight, there is lots to do this December while staying warm and dry indoors.

Broadway Cinema in Broad Street has lots on offer this December. Get in the Christmas spirit by watching seasonal classics Elf and It’s A Wonderful Life, showing from Friday December 20.

They venue also having a French film festival on tour where they have selected the best new and newly restored French cinema starting on Friday the 6th with Le Brio.

For musicals fans, the concert version of Les Miserables, starring Michael Ball will be repeated on Sunday afternoon.

Bring out your competitive side with a quiz, Broadway is hosting a video game and Star wars quiz, if they’re not your areas of expertise then there are also lots of other quizzes held at pubs around the city.

Visit www.broadway.org.uk for details.

Nottingham Playhouse is presenting a performance of Sleeping Beauty as its Christmas pantomime which is a great day out for all the family.

The show promises “spectacular costumes, stunning sets, plenty of belly-laughs and magical musical numbers”.  our legendary panto is the perfect festive treat. More details at www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk.

Every Monday at Rescue Rooms, Acoustic Rooms is hosting “the best upcoming talent and providing a platform for everyone to take a shot under the spotlight”. With a free drink for everyone who plays and happy hour prices, this could be a fun way to start the week. Details at www.rescuerooms.com/club-nights/6-acoustic-rooms.

Tomorrow (December 4), Nottingham Contemporary is hosting the Ugly Art Club, described as “a relaxed space to bring your sketchbook, make friends and drink tea”. The club has guest artists demonstrating fun techniques in mono printing to try between 5pm and7pm.

The Still Undead exhibition runs until January 12 at the venue. See www.nottinghamcontemporary.org for details.