Parades, play and emotions at Light Night 2020
We had a wonderful time at Nottingham Light Night 2020. For the first time the event took place over two days, Friday 7th & Saturday 8th February. City Arts produced…Read more: 'Parades, play and emotions at Light Night 2020'
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'
Silent Orchestra – multi-sensory instruments for people with dementia
City Arts has been supporting artist Jenny Hibberd, music tutor James Sykes and programmer Andrew Johnston to create multi-sensory musical instruments for people with dementia. Their creations are a creative…Read more: 'Silent Orchestra – multi-sensory instruments for people with dementia'
Alan Sillitoe and Nottingham – An Oral History
Four films that examine the inspiration behind and impact of Saturday Night and Sunday Morning by legendary Nottingham writer Alan Sillitoe. Alan grew up in poverty in Radford, Nottingham. Both…Read more: 'Alan Sillitoe and Nottingham – An Oral History'
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'
Illustrating Words of Wisdom
In this third and final blog, James Walker discusses the graphics used for our ‘Cheap Gossip for Retail Later’ project, and why it’s never too late to get creative. 'Cheap…Read more: 'Illustrating Words of Wisdom'
Choice Gossip for Retail Later
This is the second of three blogs (first here) written by James Walker about our Words for Wisdom project, which aims to bring older and young people together through literature.…Read more: 'Choice Gossip for Retail Later'
Cantrell Carnival 2019
For the past four years, City Arts has worked to inspire the children and teachers at Cantrell Primary School in Bulwell. We’ve created carnival costumes with every child in the…Read more: 'Cantrell Carnival 2019'
Mrs Bull and the Importance of Gossip
This is the first of three blogs written by James Walker about our Words for Wisdom project, which aims to bring older and young people together through literature. We commissioned…Read more: 'Mrs Bull and the Importance of Gossip'
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'
Refugee Week 2019 at City Arts
Fantastic photos from Refugee Week 2019 at City Arts, taken by our talented volunteer photographer Matt. City Arts was open from 15th to 22nd June, showcasing…Read more: 'Refugee Week 2019 at City Arts'