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.

79 events
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    Music

    University Chamber Choir

    Friday 22 November

    For the first concert of the season, the University Chamber Choir visits northern lands with this atmospheric a cappella programme.

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    Special Collections

    Fully Fashioned: Textile Tales Roadshow

    Friday 22 November

    Did you or your family work in the East Midland’s textile industry between 1980 and 2005?

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    Children & Families

    Soonchild

    Saturday 23 November

    Dig out your snowshoes for an Arctic Adventure with live music, 3D and shadow puppets, creative captioning, integrated sign language and song, and a cosmic Northern Lights show. 

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    Take Part & Learn

    Ancient Craft: Stone Carving

    Saturday 23 November

    During this course, Alan Micklethwaite will guide you carefully through every stage of the process of creating a simple carving in stone, from choosing your inspiration and developing your design.

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    Children & Families

    Soonchild

    Sunday 24 November

    Dig out your snowshoes for an Arctic Adventure with live music, 3D and shadow puppets, creative captioning, integrated sign language and song, and a cosmic Northern Lights show. 

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    Theatre

    Shappi Khorsandi: Skittish Warrior... Confessions of a Club Comic

    Tuesday 26 November

    Comedian, author, cultural icon and - most recently - idiot who agreed to be tortured on 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!', Shappi Khorsandi is a woman of many parts.

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    Theatre

    Side by Side

    Wednesday 27 November

    A brand new project for learning disabled women about how we make, break and keep friends in our adult lives and how friendships are tested through difficult times.

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    Children & Families

    The Snow Dragon

    Thursday 28 November - Tuesday 31 December

    Billy has everything a young goat could need – and more besides. On New Year’s Eve, Billy is looking forward to the annual visit of the legendary Snow Dragon, who will bring him even more goodies...

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    Exhibitions

    Ivon Hitchens: Gallery Tour

    Thursday 28 November

    A gallery tour of the Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour exhibition with Neil Walker, Head of Visual Arts Programming at Lakeside Arts.

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    Music

    University Choir & Philharmonia

    Saturday 30 November

    University of Nottingham students, staff and alumni join to perform Puccini’s Messa di Gloria completed at the age of 22 as a graduation exercise. This work exudes youthful energy and joyful melodies.

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    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.