Primary Colour: Creating a Carnival Programme for a Primary School
Every 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'
15 years of Arts Awards at City Arts
In this blog, Creative Producer Alma Solarte-Tobón reflects on City Arts’ Arts Awards journey. The qualification, awarded by Trinity College London, inspires young people to grow their arts and leadership…Read more: '15 years of Arts Awards at City Arts'
Watch ‘UnReal’ – a fantasy animation created by our young participants
After receiving a strange phone call, Athena, Joe and their dog Spot, arrive in technicolor alternate universe. The trio try to find out what happened to their friend… https://youtu.be/esB2OLpAIOQ This…Read more: 'Watch ‘UnReal’ – a fantasy animation created by our young participants'
Looking back at Light Night
Light Night in Nottingham started in 2008, and City Arts has been involved since the beginning. We have been part of lighting up the night, and opening up the city,…Read more: 'Looking back at Light Night'
Meet Amelia – City Arts’ Creative Pathways Intern
For the next six month, Amelia Coburn is joining the City Arts team as an Intern through Lakeside Arts' Creative Pathways programme. Tell us a little about yourself? Hello! My name’s…Read more: 'Meet Amelia – City Arts’ Creative Pathways Intern'
‘Only the Lonely’ – how the pandemic added an extra dimension to Tony Fisher’s loneliness project
Tony Fisher is a photographic artist based in Riddings near Alfreton. Tony describes his work as “looking through the lens and capturing what I see – transforming the ordinary into…Read more: '‘Only the Lonely’ – how the pandemic added an extra dimension to Tony Fisher’s loneliness project'