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Since 1977, we have helped communities and artists to create and explore art of all kinds – from music to writing, from drawing to dance. We aim to give everyone the chance to be creative, regardless of who they are or where they’re from.

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Poetry

One Foot in the Rave

Date of event: 17 Apr 2020 Event start time: 7:30pm - Event end time: 11:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

A disillusioned 23-year-old evangelist preacher finds himself ejected from a controlling cult. He lands on the ecstasy-fuelled dance floors of 90’s clubland. Shunned by his family, and everyone that he…

Fundraiser

City Arts Charity Lunch

Date of event: 23 Apr 2020 Event start time: 12:30pm - Event end time: 3:00pm

Venue Address: Bar Iberico, 17-19 Carlton St, Nottingham, NG1 1NL

Please join City Arts for a celebratory lunch in Bar Iberico, Hockley on 23rd April. We will be showcasing recent projects and giving you the opportunity to support our continued…

Training

Music for Dementia

Date of event: 12 May 2020 Event start time: 10:00am - Event end time: 1:00pm

Venue Address: Room A07/A08, Institute of Mental Health, Triumph Road, Nottingham, NG7 2TU

A free half-day training session for those who support older people living with dementia. A recent study of 400 published papers suggests that the saying "music is medicine" may literally…

Music

Songwriter Sessions: Good Hustles, Re Teu, Kelsey & the Embers

Date of event: 23 May 2020 Event start time: 7:00pm - Event end time: 11:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

The 'Songwriter Sessions' present a mix of accomplished local and touring acts. Each act will perform original music before speaking about their craft, the inspiration behind their music and their…

Workshop

Masterclass: Carving a Tabletop Puppet with Alison Duddle

Date of event: 2 Jun 2020 Event start time: 9:30am - Event end time: 5:30pm

Venue Address: By Our Hands, Sneinton Market, Freckingham St, Nottingham, NG1 1DQ

A practical four-day masterclass with puppet and mask maker Alison Duddle. Under Alison’s expert guidance, you will learn how to carve a beautiful table-top puppet (approx. 50cm high) out of…

Music

Songwriter Sessions: Myles Knight, George Gadd, Ellis Thomas

Date of event: 27 Jun 2020 Event start time: 7:00pm - Event end time: 11:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

The 'Songwriter Sessions' present a mix of accomplished local and touring acts. Each act will perform original music before speaking about their craft, the inspiration behind their music and their…

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Care home resident at puppet show performance

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