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.

113 events
  • Christmas Installation Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Christmas Installation

    Monday 02 December - Tuesday 31 December

    Before and after the show, visit our Snow Dragon-inspired installation for children of all ages to enjoy.

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    Music

    Craig Taborn

    Tuesday 10 December

    US composer/pianist/electronic musician Craig Taborn has played and recorded as a sideman with Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith, and a host of jazz luminaries. 

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    Theatre

    Guy Masterson: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

    Wednesday 11 December - Thursday 12 December

    Olivier Award winner Guy Masterson, veteran of many smash hit solo works such as Under Milk Wood, Animal Farm and Shylock, now brings us Dickens’ classic festive fable.

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    Exhibitions

    Ivon Hitchens: Gallery Tour

    Thursday 12 December

    A gallery tour of the Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour exhibition with Nicholas Alfrey, Honourary Research Associate, History of Art.

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    Music

    Guarneri Trio Prague

    Thursday 12 December

    Perennial favourites, the Guarneri Trio returns in its 33rd season to perform a programme of wonderful Czech music along with Beethoven’s poignant ‘Archduke’ Trio.

  • Georgian Delights: Life During the Reign of George IV (1820-1830) Loading...
    Special Collections

    Georgian Delights: Life During the Reign of George IV (1820-1830)

    Friday 13 December - Sunday 29 March

    George IV became King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover in 1820. This exhibition,  coinciding with the bicentenary of George’s accession, examines his life and reign, highlighting the contrasts between the King and his subjects.

  • Archaeology NOW Talk: After Boudicca: Being Roman in the Land of the Iceni Loading...
    Museum

    Archaeology NOW Talk: After Boudicca: Being Roman in the Land of the Iceni

    Monday 16 December

    The Iceni were the tribe of Boudicca, who famously revolted against Rome in AD60/61.

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    Special Collections

    Georgian Delights: Talk - Making Music in Georgian Britain

    Wednesday 18 December

    Making music was a central activity in Georgian homes, contributing to an expansion of the music printing and instrument building trades in the period.

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    Music

    A Georgian Christmas

    Wednesday 18 December

    Christmas in late-18th century England was a time for the upper classes to give lavish balls and parties at their country estates. Period wind ensemble Boxwood & Brass presents a taste of the elegant and diverting music that accompanied the festivities.

  • Peaks and Pots: The Life and Work of Felix Oswald Loading...
    Museum

    Peaks and Pots: The Life and Work of Felix Oswald

    Tuesday 07 January - Sunday 29 March

    Discover the story of Dr Felix Oswald, the Nottinghamshire Probate Officer, geologist, archaeologist and Roman pottery specialist whose work led to the creation of the University of Nottingham Museum in 1933.

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    Theatre

    Life in the Laughs Lane

    Wednesday 08 January

    In this illustrated event, professional cartoonists Simon Chadwick, Tim Harries, and Richard Skipworth reveal how they started and how they continued in the business of drawing funny for money. 

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    Exhibitions

    Contemporary Chinese Art from The Priseman Seabrook Collection

    Saturday 11 January - Sunday 16 February

    This selection of contemporary Chinese works is focused on small handmade works on paper created by leading Chinese artists working in the 21st century.