Young Producers • Workshop

‘Art on the Menu’ Solstice Feast 

Date of event: 22 Dec 2023 Event start time: 6:00pm - Event end time: 10:00pm

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

Workshop - Art on the Menu Solstice Feast 6pm, 22 dec 2023 City Arts, NG1 1FH Booking Required

An evening of feasting on food and art. Nourish your body and creativity in this seasonal event celebrating the end of the Young Producers Takeover and the winter solstice.

You will be served a three-course meal alongside three art activities, practicing commensality and craft. 

Social eating is important for wellbeing and building a sense of community, particularly during these colder months. Relax, play and create seasonal goodies to take home with you. Materials and a tutorial will be provided.

A full menu of food and art activities can be found below. The menu will be vegan. Let us know about Gluten Intolerance and allergies via the booking process.

Suitable for adults and accompanied children aged 12+.

Part of the Young Producers’ Annual Takeover of City Arts. Supported by the Foyle Foundation.



  • Solstice soup – a winter warmer using seasonal vegetables
  • Art – Painted tree decoration


  • Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta – a cosy, creamy dish of healthy indulgence
  • Art – Relief printing Christmas card


  • Festive Fruit Brownie – chocolate brownies with a festive zesty hint of orange and cranberries
  • Art – Felt patches and brooches

How it works

Click ‘Book Now’ to get your ticket. The £15 fee will support the Young Producers group’s future project.

Please arrive promptly.  

About the artist

Amelia Daiz is a socially engaged artist. She is the founder of the walking and wellbeing organisation Meanderers. Her work uses art to improve wellbeing and build communities. It explores the relationship between walking, social eating and art making. She has previously run several events that combine social eating with art.

About the Young Producers Takeover

Young Producers is a group for 18-30 year olds looking to be a part of Nottingham’s thriving creative scene. The group support and encourage each other to take part in the arts. City Arts supports the group with resources, funding and advice.

Young Producers meet monthly to share skills, plan events and exhibitions, and explore the local arts scene. Each November, Young Producers takeover the City Arts building for a mini-festival.