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.

29 events
  • Derek Carruthers Loading...
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    Derek Carruthers

    Saturday 31 August - Sunday 20 October

    Derek Carruthers (Professor Emeritus, Nottingham Trent University) has been a practising artist for over 60 years.

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    Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade

    Friday 06 September - Sunday 01 December

    Using photographs, marketing materials and business records from the University of Nottingham’s lace and hosiery archive collections, this exhibition explores surviving evidence of the textile trade which was once a major feature of the East Midlands. 

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    Jade Fantom

    Saturday 21 September - Sunday 27 October

    Jade Fantom graduated from Nottingham Trent University’s BA Photography programme in 2018. 

  • Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery Loading...
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    Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery

    Tuesday 15 October - Sunday 05 January

    This exhibition will look at the different types of human figures displayed on medieval pottery including the famous Face Pots.

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    Angela Verdon

    Saturday 26 October - Sunday 09 February

    Angela Verdon creates exquisite abstract forms in burnished bone china. Utilizing her material’s inherent qualities of purity and strength, she explores the interplay of light and shadow resulting from hard edges and sensuous undulating contours.

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    Fully Fashioned: Talk - Luddites and the Framework Knitters

    Tuesday 29 October

    Julian Atkinson and Roger Tanner, authors of Luddism in the East Midlands: Riots and Negotiations (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Labour History Society: 2018), tell the true story of Luddism in Nottinghamshire.

  • Ivon Hitchens: Lecture - Space Through Colour Loading...
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    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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    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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    Ivon Hitchens: Gallery Tour

    Thursday 14 November

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

  • Ivon Hitchens: Lecture - Making Paint Sing Loading...
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    Ivon Hitchens: Lecture - Making Paint Sing

    Wednesday 20 November

    Ivon Hitchens sought to make a song of nature in paint. Dr. Michael Tucker considers painting’s relationship to music through the work of Hitchens and other artists in

  • Fully Fashioned: Talk - Celebrating 235 Years of Luxury Knitwear Manufacturing Loading...
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    Fully Fashioned: Talk - Celebrating 235 Years of Luxury Knitwear Manufacturing

    Thursday 21 November

    John Smedley Ltd. of Lea Mills, Derbyshire, one of the first companies to install fully fashioned knitting machinery, produces fine gauge knitwear using traditional hand finishing techniques alongside cutting-edge technology.