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.

78 events
  • Ivon Hitchens: Lecture - Space Through Colour Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Ivon Hitchens: Lecture - Space Through Colour

    Friday 01 November

    Anne Goodchild gives an introduction to the exhibition and Hitchens’ remarkable sixty-year career.

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    Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour

    Saturday 02 November - Sunday 23 February

    Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) is much loved for his landscapes featuring swathes of bright colour.

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    Children & Families

    Hey Diddle Diddle

    Sunday 03 November

    When the full moon shines bright there’s magic in the air, and all the animals come out to play.

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    Music

    Phronesis

    Wednesday 06 November

    Award-winning Anglo-Scandinavian trio Phronesis have been one of the most talked about and acclaimed European bands over the past decade.

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    Lustre 2019

    Saturday 09 November - Sunday 10 November

    An eagerly anticipated landmark in Nottingham’s arts calendar, Lustre is a friendly, relaxed, contemporary craft and design market.

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    Painting Space Through Colour Workshop

    Sunday 10 November

    Roy Pickering’s paintings take inspiration from the wooded landscapes of The Dukeries, as Ivon Hitchens worked around his home in Sussex.

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    Music

    AKA Trio

    Wednesday 13 November

    From three different continents, Antonio Forcione, Seckou Keita and Adriano Adewale grew up in different landscapes, speaking different languages, and absorbed different cultures and musical traditions. 

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    Museum

    Archaeology NOW Talk: The Norman Conquest - Stories from the Coins

    Wednesday 13 November

    Most people know that William the Conqueror defeated Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, becoming king of England. But what did this conquest mean for ordinary English citizens?

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    Music

    English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble

    Thursday 14 November

    Cornetts and sackbuts conjure up the definitive sound of 16th and 17th-century Venice, when The Floating City – rich, powerful, beautiful and home to some of the finest musicians Europe has ever produced – still reigned supreme in the Adriatic.

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    Exhibitions

    Ivon Hitchens: Gallery Tour

    Thursday 14 November

    A gallery tour of the Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour exhibition with artist, Roy Pickering.

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    Children & Families

    The Little Prince

    Sunday 17 November

    The Little Prince leaves behind his own tiny asteroid and journeys through the universe, coming face to face with the baffling world of grown-ups. 

  • Line and Form with Drypoint and Monoprint Loading...
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    Line and Form with Drypoint and Monoprint

    Sunday 17 November

    Be inspired by Ivon Hitchens’ paintings and adapt his process into print. You will be exploring two different processes: combine the structural lines of dryp