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.

44 events
  • Scaling the Sublime Loading...

    Scaling the Sublime

    Friday 23 March - Sunday 17 June

    This exhibition explores affinities with Romanticism in contemporary art practice, and the continuing fascination of the Landscape Sublime.

  • From Rags to Witches: the grim tale of children's stories Loading...
    Special Collections

    From Rags to Witches: the grim tale of children's stories

    Friday 04 May - Sunday 26 August

    Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children. From a bloodthirsty birth in a sinister European forest, to benign bedtime tales where “Children with their Milk
    are fed with the Tales of Witches, Hobgoblins, Prophecies and Miracles” this exhibition traces the developm

  • Living with Adaptive Architecture Loading...

    Living with Adaptive Architecture

    Saturday 12 May - Sunday 17 June

    Living with Adaptive Architecture brings together projects and artistic explorations from across the Midlands and the UK to reveal the directions in which the field is currently expanding.

  • Where's Jamie? Loading...

    Where's Jamie?

    Saturday 19 May - Sunday 01 July

    To celebrate the arrival of series 3 of CBBC’s critically acclaimed football drama, Jamie Johnson, this unique exhibition invites you to put the places to the faces.

  • Tiny Fingers Tiny Toes Loading...
    Children & Families

    Tiny Fingers Tiny Toes

    Thursday 14 June - Thursday 05 July

    Crawl, walk, run, dance, sing, build, explore and discover through these fun creative play sessions: a safe space for your toddler to make sense of the world around them.

  • New Perspectives Gallery Tour: Scaling the Sublime Loading...

    New Perspectives Gallery Tour: Scaling the Sublime

    Friday 15 June

    New perspectives is a walkabout tour of the exhibition led by a relay team of postgraduates at the University of Nottingham.

  • CANCELLED: Scenic Screenprints Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    CANCELLED: Scenic Screenprints

    Sunday 17 June

    In this workshop you will spend a day with Nichola Hingley creating stencil screenprints inspired by our Scaling the Sublime exhibition.

  • University Festival Choir & Orchestra Loading...

    University Festival Choir & Orchestra

    Wednesday 20 June

    For the final concert of the academic year, students join to perform a mixed programme conducted by student and professional conductors.

  • Steffie Richards Loading...

    Steffie Richards

    Saturday 23 June - Sunday 26 August

    Steffie Richards’ paintings are physical traces of heightened emotional states and moments of self-awareness that, for the artist, encapsulate something of the original sensation.

  • The Snail and the Whale Loading...

    The Snail and the Whale

    Saturday 23 June - Sunday 24 June

    A tiny snail longs to see the world, so she hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. But when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him?

  • Lake Enders Public Sharing Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    Lake Enders Public Sharing

    Wednesday 27 June

    Lake Enders is Lakeside’s theatre arts company for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. Join us to watch their public sharing at the end of term.

  • 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Lecture: Elif Shafak Loading...
    Special Events

    2018 UNESCO City of Literature Lecture: Elif Shafak

    Wednesday 27 June

    UNESCO City of Literature are delighted to announce that Elif Shafak will give the second UNESCO City of Literature lecture in Nottingham.