A statement on Black Lives Matter
Since the killing of George Floyd on 25th May, there has been a wave of protest worldwide, focused on this particular tragedy as well as the thousands that came before it…Read more: 'A statement on Black Lives Matter'
Persimmon Homes award City Arts £1,000 for young people’s mental health courses
City Arts has secured a £1,000 donation from housebuilder Persimmon Homes, for our mental health wellbeing course. We will use the funds to deliver a series of ‘Express Yourself’…Read more: 'Persimmon Homes award City Arts £1,000 for young people’s mental health courses'
A message from our Director, Suzannah Bedford, in response to the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak: Dear participants, fellow artists, colleagues and audience membersDue to Government concern regarding the COVID-19 virus, City Arts…Read more: 'Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update'
Nottingham Puppet Festival returns for 2020
Following the success of the first Nottingham Puppet Festival in 2018, the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall, in partnership with City Arts and Nottingham Trent University, has announced a…Read more: 'Nottingham Puppet Festival returns for 2020'
Suzannah Bedford announced as new director of City Arts
We are delighted to announce that Suzannah Bedford has been appointed new CEO and Creative Director of City Arts. As former Creative Director of regeneration charity The Renewal Trust, Suzannah…Read more: 'Suzannah Bedford announced as new director of City Arts'
City Arts’ young participants help showcase 100 years of parks history in new mural
An old railway tunnel has been brought back to life telling the story and history of Arnold. The tunnel, which is located behind Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, on what was…Read more: 'City Arts’ young participants help showcase 100 years of parks history in new mural'
Artist creates accessible Flamingo floats for Nottingham Carnival 2019
A flock of flapping feathered flush flamingos – coming to Nottingham Carnival 2019. via GIPHY This summer City Arts is supporting artist Alison Denholm’s ‘Dancing Mobiles’ project. The project gives…Read more: 'Artist creates accessible Flamingo floats for Nottingham Carnival 2019'
markmaking – an exhibition for Nottingham Refugee Week – 15th to 22nd June
When we create art we make a mark on a surface. When we arrive in a new place we make a mark on a community. For our Nottingham Refugee Week…Read more: 'markmaking – an exhibition for Nottingham Refugee Week – 15th to 22nd June'
‘Uncertainty and the Unknown’ – our latest exhibition with the Institute of Mental Health
City Arts has teamed up with the Institute of Mental Health for an art exhibition looking people’s experience of mental health issues. The exhibition is called ‘Uncertainty & the Unknown’.…Read more: '‘Uncertainty and the Unknown’ – our latest exhibition with the Institute of Mental Health'
City Arts at Nottingham Poetry Festival 2019
Nottingham Poetry Festival runs from 26 April to 5 May. City Arts has helped create something super special for the festival. With Nottingham Poetry Festival and Castle Rock Brewery, we…Read more: 'City Arts at Nottingham Poetry Festival 2019'
Large-scale “Peace Poem” by artist Robert Montgomery comes to Nottingham
A striking illuminated Peace Poem mounted on a mobile platform will visit Nottingham as part of nationwide tour including London, Dewsbury, Stoke-on-Trent and Peterborough. It was created by internationally acclaimed…Read more: 'Large-scale “Peace Poem” by artist Robert Montgomery comes to Nottingham'
Henry Normal becomes City Arts (Nottingham)’s first patron
Nottingham arts charity City Arts are proud to announce Henry Normal as their first patron. The announcement marks the end of City Arts’ year-long fortieth anniversary celebrations. Born in St…Read more: 'Henry Normal becomes City Arts (Nottingham)’s first patron'