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’'
Have your words featured on ‘PoGo’ – an international poetry app
Showcase your creativity and represent Notts on an international stage. We’re asking you to submit up to 100 words of poetry. It can be any style: from free verse to…Read more: 'Have your words featured on ‘PoGo’ – an international poetry app'
Artists and mental health professionals speak about mental health, creativity and self care
In this video support worker Saffron, artist Meridith and photographer & CAMHS volunteer Neve talk about their experiences of getting help with their mental health. We hear how art can…Read more: 'Artists and mental health professionals speak about mental health, creativity and self care'
Artist Honey Williams on mental health, facing misogynoir and her artistic inspirations
Young people involved in our Express Yourself project posed questions to brilliant Nottingham-based artist Honey Williams. Honey describes herself as a Sonic and Visual Artist & Designer. She is an…Read more: 'Artist Honey Williams on mental health, facing misogynoir and her artistic inspirations'
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'