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'
Poll: Vote to choose which Notts poets appear on a new augmented reality app
We need your help! Cast your vote to choose six poems to appear on PoGo (Poetry on the Go) – a new augmented reality app which will showcase poetry to…Read more: 'Poll: Vote to choose which Notts poets appear on a new augmented reality app'
How Scrambles Photography Group are combating isolation through photography
This is the third blog in our #WINDOWONTHEWORLD series which offers a platform to artists who have taken a non-traditional route into the arts. Scrambles Photography Group is based in…Read more: 'How Scrambles Photography Group are combating isolation through photography'
Black Lives Matter – Action not Words
A summer of outrage, shock and grief at the killing of George Floyd led to mass global protests. The world re-focused on the Black Lives Matter movement that has, and…Read more: 'Black Lives Matter – Action not Words'
A Pause – a lockdown poem for Nottingham
Created during lockdown, this crowd-sourced poem captures how we felt when the world paused. Nottingham poet Panya Banjoko based the poem on contributions from ninety-three Nottingham residents, spanning all ages.…Read more: 'A Pause – a lockdown poem for Nottingham'
Celebrating the work of Nottingham poet Panya Banjoko
Enjoy three films celebrating the work of writer, poet and PhD Researcher Panya Banjoko. These films were created to be used in writing workshops with members of Nottingham's African-Caribbean community.…Read more: 'Celebrating the work of Nottingham poet Panya Banjoko'
Refrain/Remain/Retrain: City Arts’ Young Producers present a festival in solidarity with creatives
Every year in November, City Arts' Young Producers take over our venue in Hockley. This year the takeover is going online. Our Young Producers group support and encourage each other…Read more: 'Refrain/Remain/Retrain: City Arts’ Young Producers present a festival in solidarity with creatives'
How we created ‘The Search for Teddy Island’
City Arts created the family friendly puppet show ‘The Search for Teddy Island’ in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With arts venues closed, we wanted to bring real life theatre…Read more: 'How we created ‘The Search for Teddy Island’'