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.

24 events
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    Romantic Facts and Fantasies

    Friday 10 May - Sunday 25 August

    Culture and Heritage of the romantic Age, c. 1780-1840.

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    Laura McCafferty

    Saturday 01 June - Sunday 25 August

    Since completing her Master of Fine Arts at Goldsmiths, University of London in 2016, Laura McCafferty has developed an interdisciplinary approach to her work, combining drawing, textiles and performance to ‘subtly mess with what’s expected’. 

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    Rosemary Wels

    Saturday 03 August - Sunday 15 September

    A recent body of paintings exploring visions of the city through the disorientating lens of rain-washed windscreens.

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    Meet the Artist - Rosemary Wels

    Saturday 31 August

    Join artist and lecturer Rosemary Wels to learn about the processes behind her work, see her sketchbooks and talk about her visual ideas.

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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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    East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction

    Saturday 07 September - Saturday 12 October

    Selected from an open submission of paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and craft, this exhibition represents the quality and diversity of professional art practice in the region today.

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    Fully Fashioned: Gallery Tour

    Monday 09 September

    Join the exhibition curator for a guided walk through of the exhibition and learn about the stories behind the items on display.

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    Fully Fashioned: Lace Market Gallery Tour

    Wednesday 18 September

    Join Nottingham raconteur Ezekial Bone and follow the threads of the human story woven into the fabric of the Lace Market, followed by an optional tram trip to Lakeside to visit the

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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. 

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    Fully Fashioned: Talk - Nottingham Castle Lace Gallery

    Thursday 03 October

    Staff from Nottingham City Museums and Galleries reveal the plans for the new lace gallery at Nottingham Castle which is expected to re-open in 2020 following a £29.4 million redevelopment.

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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.