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.

71 events
  • Fully Fashioned: Textile Tales Roadshow Loading...
    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?

  • Ancient Craft: Stone Carving Loading...
    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. 

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

  • The Snow Dragon Loading...
    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.

  • Guy Masterson: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Loading...
    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.