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.

133 events
  • Art Investigator Max Loading...
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    Art Investigator Max

    Saturday 01 December - Saturday 30 March

    Creative Saturday afternoons at Djanogly Gallery. Whatever your age or ability  come along to AIM as an Art Investigator to enjoy the exhibitions and take part in related arts and crafts activities led by University of Nottingham students.

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    Special Collections


    Friday 14 December - Sunday 07 April

    Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, discover the unusual tales of Nottinghamshire’s woodlands and the people who have worked, lived and been inspired by them.

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    Yiyuan Tang Art Shake

    Saturday 12 January - Sunday 17 February

    UK Young Artists City Takeover will immerse Nottingham in an array of  extraordinary, innovative and contemporary work from 200 artists from across the globe.

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    Things from Home

    Saturday 12 January - Sunday 17 February

    A project by Lakeside artist-in-residence Katrin Moye investigating our special relationship with objects of personal significance. 

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    Secrets of the Hidden North

    Thursday 07 February - Wednesday 13 February

    Lena Peters is a ceramist whose works play with folkloric narratives. Her interest in folklore, mythology, history and nature results in a work that dances between the real and unreal, creating illustrative objects which work to embody her storytelling.

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    The Critical Collective - It’s a Wise Child

    Monday 11 February

    Realising her little sister’s issues may be genuine rather than melodrama after being asked the impossible, wannabe actress Rita begrudgingly takes a more unorthodox approach to avoid Rosa’s imminent emotional breakdown.

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    Chiara Giardi - Corporeal Realities

    Monday 11 February

    Corporeal realities is a drawing performance which wanders in time and space. It is the artist’s journey of self-reflection. 

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    Dimitris Chimonas & Enact Theatre - Date Time Location

    Monday 11 February

    One body of work consisting of 13 performances, in 13 different locations around sunset time.

  • Museum Tour and Object Handling Session Loading...
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    Museum Tour and Object Handling Session

    Wednesday 13 February

    Enjoy a guided tour of the University of Nottingham Museum with Keeper Clare Pickersgill.

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    If All The World Were Paper

    Saturday 16 February - Sunday 17 February

    Frank and George are best friends who are also painter and decorators, but they don't always see eye to eye. Frank likes things ‘just so.’ George tends to be a bit more ‘that’ll do.’

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    Medieval Embroidery

    Saturday 16 February - Saturday 06 April

    Join Tanya Bentham from Threads in Time and learn the techniques of medieval embroidery using authentic naturally dyed threads. 

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    7th Si Yuan Cup Table Tennis Tournament

    Saturday 16 February

    To celebrate Chinese New Year, table tennis players of all ages and ethnicities – beginners or advanced levels – are welcome to enter the tournament.