Discover activities to suit all ages and budgets in this fantastic programme of workshops, performances and events. Find out how you can get involved!

How to book:

Click the appropriate ‘Book’ button/link to book your place at any of the activities listed. For any event or activity without a button/link, simply show up on the day. Donations are appreciated by not necessary – pay what you can! All income raised through this programme will go towards our work with people excluded from the arts.

For enquiries, or help with booking, contact us at:

booking@city-arts.org.uk
0115 9505 251

Workshops & Talks


Drawing Workshops
Mondays: 11 Mar – 8 Apr, 7pm – 9pm
City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH

Learn a range of different drawing techniques in a friendly and supportive environment. No experience necessary. In each session you will explore a different approach to drawing, from still life to creating visual depictions of music.
£6 per session
Suitable for ages 18+

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Sarah’s Repair your Wear
14 & 21 Mar, 7pm – 9pm
City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH

Do you have a much loved garment all tattered & torn, which you would like to wear again? Are clothes languishing in your wardrobe which just need love & attention to make them wearable again? Come & find out how to tackle those repairs with confidence. Learn how to carry out your own clothing repairs or alterations under expert guidance; bring along an item to work on.
£20 for two sessions
Suitable for ages 18+

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Live at City Arts

Poetry: Between the Shadow and the Soul
5 Feb, 5 March, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH

Nottingham’s most exciting poetry event! Experience highs, lows, laughs and tears at this evening of beautiful words and heart-stopping emotions.
Pay what you can
Suitable for ages 18+

Exhibitions & Events



Exhibition: 10 Years of Express Yourself
13 Mar – 25 Apr, 10am – 5pm
City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH

An exhibition of photographs showcasing ten years of amazing creative work produced by young people as part of City Arts’ Express Yourself programme.


Young Producers present “Friday Fuddle”
22 Mar, 7pm – 9.30pm
City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH

Young Producers is a group of artists and creatives aged 18-30 who support each other to create art, produce events and curate exhibitions. Got ideas you want to get off the ground? Drop in and find out how to get involved. Bring food and drink and share your work with the group.
FREE
Suitable for ages 18+

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Long Play: Roxy Music’s ‘For Your Pleasure’
29 Mar, 7.30pm – 9.30pm
City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH

Listen to a classic album in its entirety on original vinyl. March’s selection is ‘For Your Pleasure’, the second album by Roxy Music.
FREE
Suitable for ages 18+

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