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Kathryn Tickell & the Darkening

Kathryn Tickell & the Darkening

Wednesday 06 October
Djanogly Theatre

This band’s music blazes fiercely, invoking the dark, powerful, sounds of Ancient Northumbria and broadcasting them to the modern world.

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About China: Telling Stories through Music and Sound
Children & Families

About China: Telling Stories through Music and Sound

Saturday 25 September
Djanogly Theatre

Musician and Storyteller Ling Peng will introduce participants to different Chinese musical instruments.

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Spotlight Tour: Money, Money, Money: The historic coins in the Museum

Spotlight Tour: Money, Money, Money: The historic coins in the Museum

Saturday 02 October
University of Nottingham Museum

Join Museum Numismatist, Dr Anja Thompson-Rohde, for a brief history of Britain, as revealed by the historic coins on display! 

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Wednesday 22 September – Sunday 31 October
Welcome to DARKFIELD. We hope you enjoy your stay.

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Saturday 23 October - Sunday 24 October
Djanogly Theatre

With a Harlem Renaissance-inspired score and spring-heeled Charleston dancing, Josephine blurs the real and imaginary as we follow her story from St Louis slums and into the hearts of the world.

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Cultures of Cloth in the Medieval East Midlands

Tuesday 26 October
Djanogly Theatre

This talk presents a wide range of evidence for wool and cloth production, using the archaeological remains to explore how textiles shaped rural and urban landscapes across the medieval midlands.

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Exile, Magic & Power

Wednesday 27 October
Djanogly Theatre

Join world-leading storyteller Jan Blake for a tale of Exile, Magic and Power – which is told by griots across West Africa but is rarely heard in the UK – about the legendary 13th Century Malian King Sundiata Keita.

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The Gramophones TARZANNA Master Class

Thursday 28 October - Friday 29 October
Performing Arts Studio

Come and work with the company who made Tarzanna, for two days of animal drama fun.



Thursday 28 October
Djanogly Gallery

Enjoy a tour of the Breaking the Mould exhibition and have the opportunity to ask your questions.

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Sunday 31 October
Djanogly Theatre

A playful aerial theatre show for all the family to enjoy. Join the performers as they climb, jump and swing through the air.

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Surge Digital

Tuesday 02 November - Wednesday 03 November
Performing Arts Studio

A unique opportunity to engage in the developmental stage of this immersive experience for one and explore movement in liminal space.

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Making Tracks

Thursday 04 November
Djanogly Recital Hall

Making Tracks brings together exceptional young musicians from the UK and comes to Nottingham for the first time with what promises to be an incredible line-up of eight musicians, performing solo and collaboratively.

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Virtual Reality and Performance Playday

Thursday 04 November
Performing Arts Studio

This Performance Playday will explore Virtual Reality and Volumetric Capture as tools for performance making, suitable for anyone interested in developing their understanding of creative technologies in performance.

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A Little Lustre

Friday 05 November - Sunday 07 November
Lakeside Arts (multiple venues)

Welcome back Lustre at Lakeside, where you can buy everything from artisan jewellery and bags to ceramics, glass and tableware.

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Cupid's Revenge

Tuesday 09 November
Djanogly Theatre

The latest dance theatre comedy show by groundbreaking performance company, New Art Club, is a joyful, physical and verbal outburst against the forces that masquerade as love.

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Friday 12 November - Saturday 13 November
Performing Arts Studio

Inspired by iconic moments from film, Facades is a surreal VR noir that dances between reality & illusion. Experience hauntingly beautiful choreography from a unique perspective; step into the frame, move beyond the veneer and take a closer look... 

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Sculpture by Women Since 1945
Saturday 18 September – Sunday 9 January
In this Arts Council Collection Touring exhibition, find the first major survey of post-war British sculpture by women.