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
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    Friday 27 September - Saturday 28 September

    Patience and Bird are waiting for rain in the dry, dusty heat of the American desert. Clanky Jane arrives with her ‘Cloud-O-Matic’ machine, but will some crazy percussion and a bit of magic make the rain come?

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    The Beatles: Hornsey Road

    Sunday 29 September

    Leading Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn provides a fast-moving and smart illustrated history of our forever national heroes.

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    Edinburgh Festival Double Bill

    Wednesday 02 October

    Two performances fresh from the Fringe by The Nottingham New Theatre.

  • Henry Normal: A Normal Universe Loading...

    Henry Normal: A Normal Universe

    Thursday 03 October

    The world premiere of a show about the universe and everything that surrounds it. 

  • DH Lawrence and Nostalgia Loading...

    DH Lawrence and Nostalgia

    Friday 04 October

    D.H. Lawrence sought inspiration for his writing from memories of his youth in Nottinghamshire. Although he could often be acerbic about Nottinghamshire, he called it ‘the country of my heart’. Through his creative work, he made the area famous around the world. 

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    War of the Buttons

    Sunday 06 October

    Welcome to a tale of squabbles, scuffles… and buttons!

  • Nottdance 2019: Where Home Is Loading...

    Nottdance 2019: Where Home Is

    Friday 11 October

    Nora is dancers Stephanie McMann, Eleanor Sikorski and Flora Wellesley Wesley, three friends who have been dancing together with zeal, humour and love for almost a decade.

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    Nottdance 2019: Beside

    Saturday 12 October

    BESIDE questions the construction of truth, fake news and the role the body can play in the credibility of what is said in the media. 

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    The Room at the Top of the House

    Thursday 17 October

    Josh finds the outside world a fascinating and frightening place. At a time when he is most vulnerable, a room of forgotten things quickly becomes the perfect place for him to escape reality. 

  • We're Going On A Bear Hunt Loading...

    We're Going On A Bear Hunt

    Saturday 19 October - Wednesday 23 October

    A family go on an expedition of a lifetime – running down the grassy bank, wading through the cold river, squelching over the oozy mud, stumbling into the dark forest, then peering into a cave… what will they find?

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    Strange Creatures

    Sunday 27 October

    Inspired by the children’s book Beegu written and illustrated by Alexis Deacon, Strange Creatures imaginatively uses singing and chamber music to explore differences, friendships and new understandings in our colourful world. 

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    Hey Diddle Diddle

    Sunday 03 November

    When the full moon shines bright there’s magic in the air, and all the animals come out to play.