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.

106 events
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    Exhibitions

    Derek Carruthers

    Saturday 31 August - Sunday 20 October

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

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    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. 

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    Exhibitions

    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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    Special Collections

    Fully Fashioned: Lace Market Gallery Tour

    Wednesday 18 September

    Join Nottingham raconteur Ezekial Bone and follow the threads of the human story woven into the fabric of the Lace Market, followed by an optional tram trip to Lakeside to visit the

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    Take Part & Learn

    CANCELLED - Walk: Heritage Open Day

    Thursday 19 September

    Due to staff illness, this event has had to be cancelled.

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    Exhibitions

    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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    Take Part & Learn

    Cancelled: Walk: Autumn Equinox Bat Walk

    Monday 23 September

    *CANCELLED* As the sun sets join the Park Rangers for an atmospheric autumn equinox walk around Highfields Lake to discover and identify which bats are living on the park.

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    Children & Families

    Pulse

    Friday 27 September - Saturday 28 September

    Patience and Bird are waiting for rain in the dry, dusty heat of the American desert. Clanky Jane arrives with her ‘Cloud-O-Matic’ machine, but will some crazy percussion and a bit of magic make the rain come?

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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.

  • The Beatles: Hornsey Road Loading...
    Theatre

    The Beatles: Hornsey Road

    Sunday 29 September

    Leading Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn provides a fast-moving and smart illustrated history of our forever national heroes.

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    Theatre

    Edinburgh Festival Double Bill

    Wednesday 02 October

    Two performances fresh from the Fringe by The Nottingham New Theatre.

  • Henry Normal: A Normal Universe Loading...
    Theatre

    Henry Normal: A Normal Universe

    Thursday 03 October

    The world premiere of a show about the universe and everything that surrounds it.