The Search for Teddy Island
Streaming free on YouTube, The Search for Teddy Island tells the story of a teddy bear’s hunt for a home: the mythical Teddy Island. The journey takes them over land…Read more: 'The Search for Teddy Island'
Ideas for Creative Self-Care from Young Artists
Art can help your mental health. Making art boosts our confidence. It helps us feel more engaged and resilient. Being creative has been shown to relieve anxiety, depression and stress.…Read more: 'Ideas for Creative Self-Care from Young Artists'
City Arts (Nottingham) receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund
City Arts has been awarded £58,277 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure it has…Read more: 'City Arts (Nottingham) receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund'
Suzannah Bedford in conversation with Junction Arts
On Monday 21st September, our Director Suzannah spoke to Junction Arts about art and community engagement. They touched on the ways City Arts has supported communities throughout the pandemic, and…Read more: 'Suzannah Bedford in conversation with Junction Arts'
Black Lives Matter: Our Commitments
City Arts came into being over 40 years ago. Our mission was, and still is, to make art for and with people from some of Nottingham's most marginalised communities. The…Read more: 'Black Lives Matter: Our Commitments'
Dance and art in the age of COVID with Jamal Sterrett Phoenix
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a big impact on artist Jamal Sterrett Phoenix's practice. This blog is the second in our #WINDOWONTHEWORLD series which offers a platform to artists who…Read more: 'Dance and art in the age of COVID with Jamal Sterrett Phoenix'
The Search for Teddy Island: COVID-safe family puppet show tours to St Ann’s doorsteps
City Arts is touring a family friendly puppet show ‘The Search for Teddy Island’ to the doorsteps of St Ann's residents. With theatres still closed due to the pandemic, the…Read more: 'The Search for Teddy Island: COVID-safe family puppet show tours to St Ann’s doorsteps'
Towards Reopening – COVID-19 Update
City Arts is looking forward to welcoming participants, artists and visitors back to our building. Much of our core work is with vulnerable people, including those with complex health needs.…Read more: 'Towards Reopening – COVID-19 Update'
Our digital audience – take the survey!
We are carrying out this survey to better understand who our digital audiences are and how digital audiences are engaging with arts and culture online, more generally. The survey should…Read more: 'Our digital audience – take the survey!'
Getting ready for Pride with the Young Producers
Nottinghamshire Pride is going online this year. On Saturday 25th July, 7-9pm, they will be showcasing performances and interviews for you to enjoy from the comfort of home. To help…Read more: 'Getting ready for Pride with the Young Producers'
Life in lockdown with photographer Grace Eden
Based in St. Anns, Nottingham, photographer Grace Eden has been documenting her life under lockdown. This blog post is the first in a series. We will be offering a platform…Read more: 'Life in lockdown with photographer Grace Eden'
Global Village: Photographs of Global Sistaz United by Sara Gaynor
For Refugee Week 2019, the City Arts building was full of life. We hosted activities ranging from Persian Drumming to catwalk fashion shows. We put on an exhibition called markmaking.…Read more: 'Global Village: Photographs of Global Sistaz United by Sara Gaynor'