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.

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    Saturday 28 March

    Xzibit is an award-winning choreographic programme with professional mentoring that supports young people to create and present their own choreography.

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    University Choir & Chamber Choir

    Saturday 28 March

    The Chamber Choir performs a cappella music with origins in America with a decidedly jazzy flavour to herald the beginning of spring. 

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    Sunday 29 March

    Presenting the best in youth dance talent from across the county, Episodes celebrates excellence in dance, choreography and performance by youth dance groups from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

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    Nottingham Young Creative Awards Theatre Category

    Tuesday 31 March - Saturday 04 April

    The Nottingham Young Creative Awards' Theatre Category is a creative challenge for the young theatre makers of Nottingham to showcase their talents, and for the industry to see the wide variety of theatre being devised in our city!

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    Jack Barry: Alien

    Thursday 09 April

    Your best friend (and acclaimed stand-up) Jack Barry is worried about you. The world’s turned to s***t and you haven’t been laughing enough. He’s going to roughly slap you around the face with his jokes and tell you to get a hold of yourself.


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    Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

    Thursday 16 April - Friday 17 April

    50 Things About Us is a show about songs, gongs, loot, tradition, wigs, nicking, statues, art and identity. A sort of funny national edition of Who Do You Think You Are?

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    Children & Families

    Little Red Riding Hood

    Saturday 18 April - Sunday 19 April

    Grandma... What big eyes you have!

    It’s Christmas Eve and Grandma is not feeling too well… luckily, Little Red has a basket of supplies to save the day. 

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    Special Events

    Creative Pathways Graduation Event

    Wednesday 22 April

    Join us for the ‘passing out’ ceremony of our first cohort of Creative Pathways Interns.

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    Special Events

    In Conversation: Pianist Ji Liu

    Thursday 14 May

    Join Ji Liu after the opening concert of the Beethoven Piano Sonatas Festival for an insight into the life of a leading professional pianist.

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    Beethoven 250: Ji Liu

    Thursday 14 May

    Opening our Festival, the prodigiously talented and popular pianist Ji Liu makes a welcome return to Nottingham. Ji’s programme begins with three of Beethoven’s earliest piano sonatas.

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    Beethoven 250: Alessandro Taverna

    Thursday 14 May

    Alessandro Taverna was a finalist in the 2009 Leeds International Piano Competition and is now much in demand with orchestras and concert halls worldwide. His ability to deliver any repertoire with both a deft touch and power in reserve makes him a compelling recitalist.

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    Beethoven 250: Cordelia Williams

    Friday 15 May

    This programme explores the development of Beethoven’s writing for the piano, from his early period and the beginning of his struggles with hearing loss to his last published piano piece.