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.

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

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    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. 

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    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. 

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    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.

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    Children & Families

    Comic Book Conversations

    Saturday 15 February

    Create your own comic book with illustration artist Francis Lowe. Use your own narratives and lived experiences to question the world we live in by creating your own cartoon characters and stories.