Freedom? – A film by poet Kate Fox and Nottingham residents
Created by poet and broadcaster Kate Fox, this beautiful film features Nottingham residents’ thoughts on the theme of Freedom. We worked with photographer Colin Potsig to capture images of Nottingham…Read more: 'Freedom? – A film by poet Kate Fox and Nottingham residents'
Watch Honey Williams in conversation with Saziso Phiri
City Arts Curator-in-Residence Saziso Phiri talks our Artist-in-Residence Honey Williams. They look at some of Honey’s sketchbooks and diaries from 2004 to the present day, and discuss the events that…Read more: 'Watch Honey Williams in conversation with Saziso Phiri'
Megan Rose on her new puppet production ‘The Jam Makers’
Megan Rose is an Illustrator from Nottingham. She is one of five young artists to receive a City Arts bursary supporting them to create a show for the Nottingham Puppet…Read more: 'Megan Rose on her new puppet production ‘The Jam Makers’'
Simon Withers on his year photographing swans…
Simon Withers is an artist whose work has incorporated painting, sculpture, performance, photography, sound, writing and play-acting. He has participated in over 140 exhibitions. Having been an artist for over…Read more: 'Simon Withers on his year photographing swans…'
Nikki Charlesworth on her new show “What Happened to You?”
Nikki Charlesworth is a Theatre Designer, Puppet Designer and Animator from Nottingham. City Arts has been working with her since 2015, when she created costume designs for our opening and…Read more: 'Nikki Charlesworth on her new show “What Happened to You?”'
Primary Colour: Creating a Carnival Programme for a Primary School
Evey year since 2016, City Arts has worked with Cantrell Primary School in Bulwell - running a carnival project which brings the whole school together. Our plans for 2020 were…Read more: 'Primary Colour: Creating a Carnival Programme for a Primary School'
Ayup puppet! The Nottingham Puppet Festival is back for 2021
Working in partnership, the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall, City Arts (Nottingham) and Nottingham Trent University, have announced dates for the Nottingham Puppet Festival which will take place this…Read more: 'Ayup puppet! The Nottingham Puppet Festival is back for 2021'
The JINGAH! Project – an environmentally-themed family theatre project
City Arts' Artist Development Programme supports people to make work with participation and community growth at its heart. An example of this is our support for Duncan Townsend & Chloé…Read more: 'The JINGAH! Project – an environmentally-themed family theatre project'
PoGo: Meet the young poets who will represent Nottingham on our new, international, poetry app
We are excited to announce the young Notts poets who will be representing the UK on our new poetry app, PoGo. Their poetry will appear on the app alongside work…Read more: 'PoGo: Meet the young poets who will represent Nottingham on our new, international, poetry app'
Silent Orchestra – musical instruments for people with dementia
Watch this short film about Silent Orchestra – a set of multi-sensory instruments for people living with dementia. https://youtu.be/ZLvCEIx9vvI Artist Jenny Hibberd, music tutor James Skyes and programmer Andrew Johnston…Read more: 'Silent Orchestra – musical instruments for people with dementia'
City Arts appoints Michaela Butter MBE as new chair
We are happy to share that Michaela Butter MBE will join the City Arts as Chair of our Board of Trustees. Michaela has over 40 years of experience working in…Read more: 'City Arts appoints Michaela Butter MBE as new chair'
With love to our friend, Jessica Kemp
We are beyond sad to mark the passing of Jess, our friend, colleague and creative collaborator. We send our love and deepest sympathy to her family. Jess was an artist…Read more: 'With love to our friend, Jessica Kemp'