What’s on

Find theatre, classical & chamber music, world, folk & jazz gigs, live comedy, dance performances, children's shows, free talks and workshops, as well as our visual art exhibitions and museum programme below.

83 events
  • Keeper’s Tour of Manuscripts and Special Collections Loading...
    Special Events

    Keeper’s Tour of Manuscripts and Special Collections

    Thursday 30 January

    Find out more about Manuscripts and Special Collections with a behind the scenes visit on King's Meadow Campus.

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    Children & Families

    Stella and the Starshiners

    Sunday 02 February

    In a secret place at the top of the world stands the tallest mountain. On the peak of the mountain sits a tiny village. In the centre of the village leans the tallest ladder. At the bottom of the ladder is Stella and Stella is afraid of heights…

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    Take Part & Learn

    8th Si Yuan Cup Table Tennis Tournament

    Sunday 02 February

    To celebrate Chinese New Year, table tennis players of all ages and ethnicities - beginners or advanced levels - are welcome to enter the tournament. Free taster sessions will also be on offer. 

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    Catrin Finch & Cimarrón

    Wednesday 05 February

    A rare chance to witness a thrilling global collaboration between one of the world’s leading harp players Catrin Finch and the six-piece Grammy-nominated Colombian band Cimarrón.

  • Nottingham Chinese New Year Gala 2020 Loading...

    Nottingham Chinese New Year Gala 2020

    Thursday 06 February - Saturday 08 February

    Join us to celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Rat. A tenacious, successful and optimistic zodiac animal, the Rat embodies much of what we look for at the start of the New Year.

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    Piatti String Quartet

    Thursday 06 February

    Prizewinners at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition, the Piatti Quartet makes its Lakeside debut. 

  • Overheard Loading...


    Monday 10 February

    Overheard reflects on belonging and identity as the cast explore what it means to be British and Chinese at a time of political and cultural upheaval.

  • Ivon Hitchens: Gallery Tour Loading...

    Ivon Hitchens: Gallery Tour

    Thursday 13 February

    A gallery tour of the Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour exhibition with Exhibition Curator, Anne Goodchild.

  • Claudia Huckle Contralto & Simon Lepper Piano Loading...

    Claudia Huckle Contralto & Simon Lepper Piano

    Thursday 13 February

    A recital programme that celebrates the beauty of the contralto voice. The three songs by a young Richard Strauss as a gift to Lotti Speyer whom he had fallen in love with were only discovered in 1958. 

  • After-Hours Tour: Ivon Hitchens Exhibition Loading...
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    After-Hours Tour: Ivon Hitchens Exhibition

    Thursday 13 February

    Join Neil Walker and Anne Goodchild for a private after-hours tour of our Ivon Hitchens: Space through Colour exhibition.

  • Tom Loading...


    Friday 14 February - Saturday 15 February

    Set in a hinterland between the civilised world and the wild, Tom explores the story of one man’s journey to rediscover who he really is. 

  • Flight Loading...


    Saturday 15 February - Sunday 23 February

    Flight takes place in a 40 foot shipping container in absolute darkness, using binaural 360 degree sound and sensory effects to put each audience member at the centre of intense evolving narratives.