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.

66 events
  • Film Screening - Mary Shelley (2017) Loading...
    Special Collections

    Film Screening - Mary Shelley (2017)

    Tuesday 25 June

    A romance based on the relationship of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Elle Fanning) and the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (Douglas Booth).

  • Ancient Craft: Create with Copper Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    Ancient Craft: Create with Copper

    Saturday 29 June

    Led by Melissa Montague, this workshop is a great introduction to working with copper. 

  • Gallery Tour - Romantic Facts and Fantasies Loading...
    Special Collections

    Gallery Tour - Romantic Facts and Fantasies

    Tuesday 02 July

    Join the exhibition curators for a guided walk through of the exhibition and learn about the stories behind the items on display.

  • Talk - Romantic Reputations: Angelic Austen and Beastly Byron? Loading...
    Special Collections

    Talk - Romantic Reputations: Angelic Austen and Beastly Byron?

    Tuesday 02 July

    Was Lord Byron really ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, and was Jane Austen ‘a narrow-gutted spinster’?

  • Lakeside Young Artists Summer Showcase Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Lakeside Young Artists Summer Showcase

    Saturday 06 July - Sunday 28 July

    This newly formed group of young creatives has been meeting at Lakeside since January 2019. See the fruits of their labour in this exhibition.

  • University Summer Exhibition Loading...
    Exhibitions

    University Summer Exhibition

    Saturday 13 July - Saturday 27 July

    This popular annual event provides a showcase for the talents of students, staff and alumni of the university and an ideal opportunity to buy modestly priced works of art.

  • 6th Nottinghamshire History and Archaeology Festival Loading...
    Museum

    6th Nottinghamshire History and Archaeology Festival

    Saturday 20 July

    Now in its 6th year this hugely successful regional festival and celebration will be displaying the wide and varied work taking place throughout Nottinghamshire.

  • Short Talks on Local Archaeological Projects Loading...
    Museum

    Short Talks on Local Archaeological Projects

    Saturday 20 July

    The 6th Nottinghamshire History and Archaeology Festival begins with short talks on local history and archaeology projects.

  • Talk - I am Ashurbanipal Loading...
    Museum

    Talk - I am Ashurbanipal

    Wednesday 24 July

    Curator Dr Gareth Brereton will talk about the recent BP exhibition I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria.

  • Talk - Paupers and Poetry: The Workhouse at Southwell Loading...
    Special Collections

    Talk - Paupers and Poetry: The Workhouse at Southwell

    Friday 26 July

    This talk by Dr Charlotte May will focus on the Workhouse at Southwell, Nottinghamshire, whose founder was a close connection of the poet Lord Byron.

  • Dance4 CAT: End of Year Performance Loading...
    Theatre

    Dance4 CAT: End of Year Performance

    Friday 02 August

    A fantastic opportunity to see a great night of performances from the Dance4 Centre for Advanced Training students.

  • Rosemary Wels Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Rosemary Wels

    Saturday 03 August - Sunday 15 September

    A recent body of paintings exploring visions of the city through the disorientating lens of rain-washed windscreens.