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.

17 events
  • Drop In Chinese Arts & Crafts Loading...
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    Drop In Chinese Arts & Crafts

    Sunday 26 January

    A fabulous opportunity to try out different Chinese arts and crafts. 

  • Extraordinary Wall (of Silence) Loading...
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    Extraordinary Wall (of Silence)

    Tuesday 28 January

    Helen, Alan, and Graham are told they are impaired and need fixing. As they begin to question the world, three powerful coming-of-age stories unfold, uniting in a struggle against ignorance and oppression.

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    Brush Painting Workshops

    Wednesday 29 January - Wednesday 05 February

    Feng Ru-Lee will lead these workshops which introduce the techniques of Chinese Brush Painting.

  • Keeper’s Tour of Manuscripts and Special Collections Loading...
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    Keeper’s Tour of Manuscripts and Special Collections

    Thursday 30 January

    Find out more about Manuscripts and Special Collections with a behind the scenes visit on King's Meadow Campus.

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    Nottingham Chinese New Year Gala 2020

    Thursday 06 February - Saturday 08 February

    Join us to celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Rat. A tenacious, successful and optimistic zodiac animal, the Rat embodies much of what we look for at the start of the New Year.

  • After-Hours Tour: Ivon Hitchens Exhibition Loading...
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    After-Hours Tour: Ivon Hitchens Exhibition

    Thursday 13 February

    Join Neil Walker and Anne Goodchild for a private after-hours tour of our Ivon Hitchens: Space through Colour exhibition.

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    Saturday 15 February - Sunday 23 February

    Flight takes place in a 40 foot shipping container in absolute darkness, using binaural 360 degree sound and sensory effects to put each audience member at the centre of intense evolving narratives.

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    Paper Conservation

    Thursday 20 February

    In this session, Robert Pearce will demonstrate how he carries out paper repairs and you will have the opportunity to carry out a repair yourself.

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    Food Tales Talk - Doing Things Differently

    Wednesday 26 February

    Food impacts our lives. We all have stories to share about food. These stories are embedded within food systems – even if we don’t realise it.

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    Making the Connection

    Thursday 27 February

    A one-day event showcasing inspirational individuals and European ensembles delivering high quality and accessible music experiences for children, families and schools. 

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    Learning at the Museum

    Thursday 05 March

    Join the Museum Keeper to find out about how the Museum delivers everything from Travelling Exhibitions in primary schools to lifelong learning.

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    In the Rehearsal Room: The Merchant of Venice

    Wednesday 11 March

    Behind the scenes experience observing director Martin Berry working with the professional cast in Lakeside’s first co-production with Nottingham Playhouse.