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.

83 events
  • Family Saturdays Loading...
    Children & Families

    Family Saturdays

    Saturday 28 September - Saturday 07 December

    Whatever your age or ability come along to these creative afternoons.

  • Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery Loading...

    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.

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    Angela Verdon

    Saturday 26 October - Sunday 09 February

    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: Space Through Colour Loading...

    Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour

    Saturday 02 November - Sunday 23 February

    Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) is much loved for his landscapes featuring swathes of bright colour.

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    Children & Families

    The Snow Dragon

    Thursday 28 November - Tuesday 31 December

    Billy has everything a young goat could need – and more besides. On New Year’s Eve, Billy is looking forward to the annual visit of the legendary Snow Dragon, who will bring him even more goodies...

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    Christmas Installation

    Monday 02 December - Tuesday 31 December

    Before and after the show, visit our Snow Dragon-inspired installation for children of all ages to enjoy.

  • Festival of Lessons and Carols Loading...

    Festival of Lessons and Carols

    Thursday 05 December

    A traditional service of music and readings for the Christmas season in one of Nottingham’s most beautiful churches.

  • Craig Taborn Loading...

    Craig Taborn

    Tuesday 10 December

    US composer/pianist/electronic musician Craig Taborn has played and recorded as a sideman with Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith, and a host of jazz luminaries. 

  • Guy Masterson: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Loading...

    Guy Masterson: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

    Wednesday 11 December - Thursday 12 December

    Olivier Award winner Guy Masterson, veteran of many smash hit solo works such as Under Milk Wood, Animal Farm and Shylock, now brings us Dickens’ classic festive fable.

  • Ivon Hitchens: Gallery Tour Loading...

    Ivon Hitchens: Gallery Tour

    Thursday 12 December

    A gallery tour of the Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour exhibition with Nicholas Alfrey, Honourary Research Associate, History of Art.

  • Guarneri Trio Prague Loading...

    Guarneri Trio Prague

    Thursday 12 December

    Perennial favourites, the Guarneri Trio returns in its 33rd season to perform a programme of wonderful Czech music along with Beethoven’s poignant ‘Archduke’ Trio.

  • Georgian Delights: Life During the Reign of George IV (1820-1830) Loading...
    Special Collections

    Georgian Delights: Life During the Reign of George IV (1820-1830)

    Friday 13 December - Sunday 29 March

    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.