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.

86 events
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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.

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

  • Peaks and Pots: The Life and Work of Felix Oswald Loading...

    Peaks and Pots: The Life and Work of Felix Oswald

    Tuesday 07 January - Sunday 29 March

    Discover the story of Dr Felix Oswald, the Nottinghamshire Probate Officer, geologist, archaeologist and Roman pottery specialist whose work led to the creation of the University of Nottingham Museum in 1933.

  • Contemporary Chinese Art from The Priseman Seabrook Collection Loading...

    Contemporary Chinese Art from The Priseman Seabrook Collection

    Saturday 11 January - Sunday 16 February

    This selection of contemporary Chinese works is focused on small handmade works on paper created by leading Chinese artists working in the 21st century.

  • Film Screening: Beau Brummell (1954) Loading...
    Special Collections

    Film Screening: Beau Brummell (1954)

    Thursday 16 January

    Beau Brummell rises from poverty to become the friend and adviser of George, Prince of Wales. When Brummell oversteps the mark with the Prince, he risks his position at court and his chance at finding happiness with the aristocratic Lady Belham.

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    Temple Fair 2020

    Saturday 18 January

    See and try out activities which regularly feature as part of China’s New Year celebrations. There will be arts and crafts including calligraphy, brush painting and paper cutting; storytelling, music and dance including the Chinese Dragon Dance as well as the chance to try out some authenti

  • Printing Patterns in Nature Loading...
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    Printing Patterns in Nature

    Sunday 19 January

    Be inspired by Ivon Hitchen’s landscapes, spend time looking at patterns from nature, then transform your ideas and sketches into print. 

  • Reynard the Fox Loading...
    Children & Families

    Reynard the Fox

    Sunday 26 January

    Reynard the Fox is the infamous scoundrel who prides himself on being the trickster of the forest, and when the theft of the King’s Crown Jewels is announced, the animal kingdom immediately blames the fox! 

  • Drop In Chinese Arts & Crafts Loading...
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    Drop In Chinese Arts & Crafts

    Sunday 26 January

    A fabulous opportunity to try out different Chinese arts and crafts. 

  • Georgian Delights: Gallery Tour Loading...
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    Georgian Delights: Gallery Tour

    Monday 27 January - Monday 24 February

    Join the exhibition curator, Dr Richard Gaunt, for a guided walk through the Georgian Delights exhibition.

  • Extraordinary Wall (of Silence) Loading...

    Extraordinary Wall (of Silence)

    Tuesday 28 January

    Helen, Alan, and Graham are told they are impaired and need fixing. As they begin to question the world, three powerful coming-of-age stories unfold, uniting in a struggle against ignorance and oppression.