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
  • Ancient Crafts: Flintknapping Loading...
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    Ancient Crafts: Flintknapping

    Saturday 15 February

    Join renowned prehistoric technology expert James Dilley on a flintknapping workshop to learn more about the world’s oldest craft.

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    Chloe and the Colour Catcher

    Sunday 16 February

    Chloe lives in a world with only one colour, and it is grey. At night, however, when she’s wrapped up tight, her dreams are colourful and bright. 

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    Life Classes

    Sunday 16 February - Sunday 23 February

    Although renowned as a landscape painter Ivon Hitchens also painted the nude model in his studio. Artist Mik Godley, with life model Emma Boston, will lead two workshops guiding students in the art of drawing and painting the figure.

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    Build a Cardboard City

    Tuesday 18 February

    Calling all budding engineers! Using boxes, tape and recycled materials, design and create your own city of the future. Led by Associate Artist Sian Watson.

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    Mànran

    Wednesday 19 February

    Mànran return to Nottingham and celebrate their 10th anniversary tour and album. 

  • Learn to Sew with Conductive Thread and Circuits Loading...
    Children & Families

    Learn to Sew with Conductive Thread and Circuits

    Wednesday 19 February

    Learn to combine the world of textiles with electronic components to create soft and flexible circuits. 

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    Children & Families

    Young Physicist for a Day

    Wednesday 19 February

    Become a young physicist for the day. Cover topics from the world of physics, including: energy, forces, gravity, teleportation, wormholes, quantum physics to name a few – this class will be full of discussions, maths, demonstrations and experiments.

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    Children & Families

    From Landscape to Monoprint

    Thursday 20 February

    Spend time in the landscape looking at patterns from nature, then move to the studio to learn a range of printing techniques. Create colourful prints inspired by your time in the park.

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    Ivon Hitchens: Exhibition Tours with Peter Khoroche

    Thursday 20 February

    Peter Khoroche is the recognised authority on Ivon Hitchens and has championed his work in a succession of books and exhibitions.

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    Paper Conservation

    Thursday 20 February

    In this session, Robert Pearce will demonstrate how he carries out paper repairs and you will have the opportunity to carry out a repair yourself.

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    Children & Families

    Everyday Life in Roman Margidunum

    Friday 21 February

    Take part in everyday activities from the Roman period including dressing up, Roman hairstyles and Board Games. 

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    Exhibitions

    Off The Wall

    Saturday 22 February - Sunday 29 March

    Off the Wall takes a refreshing look at the way we experience exhibitions in an exploration of unconventional display strategies.