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.

120 events
  • Derek Carruthers Loading...

    Derek Carruthers

    Saturday 31 August - Sunday 20 October

    Derek Carruthers (Professor Emeritus, Nottingham Trent University) has been a practising artist for over 60 years.

  • Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade Loading...
    Special Collections

    Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade

    Friday 06 September - Sunday 01 December

    Using photographs, marketing materials and business records from the University of Nottingham’s lace and hosiery archive collections, this exhibition explores surviving evidence of the textile trade which was once a major feature of the East Midlands. 

  • East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction Loading...

    East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction

    Saturday 07 September - Saturday 12 October

    Selected from an open submission of paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and craft, this exhibition represents the quality and diversity of professional art practice in the region today.

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    Jade Fantom

    Saturday 21 September - Sunday 27 October

    Jade Fantom graduated from Nottingham Trent University’s BA Photography programme in 2018. 

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    Children & Families

    Family Saturdays

    Saturday 28 September - Saturday 07 December

    Whatever your age or ability come along to these creative afternoons to enjoy the exhibitions and take part in related arts and crafts activities led by University of Nottingham students.

  • 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.

  • Nottdance 2019: Beside Loading...

    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. 

  • Manchester Collective & Chesaba Loading...

    Manchester Collective & Chesaba

    Saturday 12 October

    Sirocco is pure joy and energy – a blast of music that celebrates diverse folk traditions from across the globe.

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    Take Part & Learn

    Bobbin Lace Making Workshop

    Saturday 12 October

    Try your hand at lace making, a traditional industry of the East Midlands, in this course run by members of the Nottinghamshire Bobbin Lace Society. 

  • 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.

  • Food Tales: The Angry Chef Loading...
    Special Events

    Food Tales: The Angry Chef

    Tuesday 15 October

    Food impacts our lives. We all have stories to share about food. The Future Food Beacon is pleased to organise Food Tales, a series of talks designed to help you think about global food systems in a changing world.

  • Tashi Lhunpo Monastery Monks Loading...

    Tashi Lhunpo Monastery Monks

    Wednesday 16 October

    Tibet – a world filled with the chanting of Buddhist texts, recitation of mantras, ringing of bells, blowing of trumpets and beating of drums.