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.

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

    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.

  • Stella and the Starshiners Loading...

    Stella and the Starshiners

    Sunday 02 February

    In a secret place at the top of the world stands the tallest mountain. On the peak of the mountain sits a tiny village. In the centre of the village leans the tallest ladder. At the bottom of the ladder is Stella and Stella is afraid of heights…

  • Nottingham Chinese New Year Gala 2020 Loading...

    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.

  • Overheard Loading...


    Monday 10 February

    Overheard reflects on belonging and identity as the cast explore what it means to be British and Chinese at a time of political and cultural upheaval.

  • Tom Loading...


    Friday 14 February - Saturday 15 February

    Set in a hinterland between the civilised world and the wild, Tom explores the story of one man’s journey to rediscover who he really is. 

  • Flight Loading...


    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.

  • Chloe and the Colour Catcher Loading...

    Chloe and the Colour Catcher

    Sunday 16 February

    Chloe lives in a world with only one colour, and it is grey. At night, however, when she’s wrapped up tight, her dreams are colourful and bright. 

  • Igloo Loading...


    Sunday 23 February

    Winter is almost over and it still hasn’t snowed. Sometimes you don’t get what you want, even when you’re made to wait… Sometimes what you end up with is something even better…

  • James Campbell: The Funny World Of… Loading...

    James Campbell: The Funny World Of…

    Sunday 01 March

    Hold onto your socks, take the banana out of your ears and enjoy the best comedy for kids from the man who invented Comedy 4 Kids. 

  • Within This Dust Loading...

    Within This Dust

    Tuesday 10 March

    Inspired by the iconic photographs by Richard Drew that capture a man falling from the World Trade Center, this hauntingly beautiful dance theatre explores the events surrounding 9/11. 

  • The Merchant of Venice Loading...

    The Merchant of Venice

    Sunday 15 March

    In this first co-production between Nottingham Playhouse and Lakeside Arts, Shakespeare’s most controversial play is relocated to the modern day Goose Fair.

  • Pricks Loading...


    Tuesday 17 March

    This urgent, funny new show blends warmly engaging storytelling with poetry and an original soundscape. It tells a surprisingly moving and uplifting story about families and learning to care for each other better.