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.

79 events
  • The Beatles: Hornsey Road Loading...
    Theatre

    The Beatles: Hornsey Road

    Sunday 29 September

    Leading Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn provides a fast-moving and smart illustrated history of our forever national heroes.

  • Edinburgh Festival Double Bill Loading...
    Theatre

    Edinburgh Festival Double Bill

    Wednesday 02 October

    Two performances fresh from the Fringe by The Nottingham New Theatre.

  • Henry Normal: A Normal Universe Loading...
    Theatre

    Henry Normal: A Normal Universe

    Thursday 03 October

    The world premiere of a show about the universe and everything that surrounds it. 

  • Fully Fashioned: Talk - Nottingham Castle Lace Gallery Loading...
    Special Collections

    Fully Fashioned: Talk - Nottingham Castle Lace Gallery

    Thursday 03 October

    Staff from Nottingham City Museums and Galleries reveal the plans for the new lace gallery at Nottingham Castle which is expected to re-open in 2020 following a £29.4 million redevelopment.

  • DH Lawrence and Nostalgia Loading...
    Theatre

    DH Lawrence and Nostalgia

    Friday 04 October

    D.H. Lawrence sought inspiration for his writing from memories of his youth in Nottinghamshire. Although he could often be acerbic about Nottinghamshire, he called it ‘the country of my heart’. Through his creative work, he made the area famous around the world. 

  • War of the Buttons Loading...
    Children & Families

    War of the Buttons

    Sunday 06 October

    Welcome to a tale of squabbles, scuffles… and buttons!

  • Esmé Quartet Loading...
    Music

    Esmé Quartet

    Thursday 10 October

    Formed in 2016 at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne, Germany by four Korean musicians, the Esmé Quartet has rapidly gained a reputation as a chamber ensemble of exceptional achievement and promise. 

  • Nottdance 2019: Where Home Is Loading...
    Theatre

    Nottdance 2019: Where Home Is

    Friday 11 October

    Nora is dancers Stephanie McMann, Eleanor Sikorski and Flora Wellesley Wesley, three friends who have been dancing together with zeal, humour and love for almost a decade.

  • Nottdance 2019: Beside Loading...
    Theatre

    Nottdance 2019: Beside

    Saturday 12 October

    BESIDE questions the construction of truth, fake news and the role the body can play in the credibility of what is said in the media. 

  • Manchester Collective & Chesaba Loading...
    Music

    Manchester Collective & Chesaba

    Saturday 12 October

    Sirocco is pure joy and energy – a blast of music that celebrates diverse folk traditions from across the globe.

  • Bobbin Lace Making Workshop Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    Bobbin Lace Making Workshop

    Saturday 12 October

    Try your hand at lace making, a traditional industry of the East Midlands, in this course run by members of the Nottinghamshire Bobbin Lace Society. 

  • Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery Loading...
    Museum

    Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery

    Tuesday 15 October - Sunday 05 January

    This exhibition will look at the different types of human figures displayed on medieval pottery including the famous Face Pots.