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.
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.
This exhibition will look at the different types of human figures displayed on medieval pottery including the famous Face Pots.
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.
Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) is much loved for his landscapes featuring swathes of bright colour.
A gallery tour of the Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour exhibition with artist, Roy Pickering.
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
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.
Did you or your family work in the East Midland’s textile industry between 1980 and 2005?
A gallery tour of the Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour exhibition with Neil Walker, Head of Visual Arts Programming at Lakeside Arts.
Before and after the show, visit our Snow Dragon-inspired installation for children of all ages to enjoy.
A gallery tour of the Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour exhibition with Nicholas Alfrey, Honourary Research Associate, History of Art.
George IV became King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover in 1820. This exhibition, coinciding with the bicentenary of George’s accession, examines his life and reign, highlighting the contrasts between the King and his subjects.