Articles & Updates
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’'
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'
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'
Creative activities to try at home for Refugee Week 2020
Refugee Week is a gesture of welcome and solidarity. It’s a celebration of cultural richness and the contribution that refugees and asylum seekers make. Each year Refugee week has a…Read more: 'Creative activities to try at home for Refugee Week 2020'
Paper-based workshops for Nottstopping Festival
For Nottstopping Festival, we live streamed three FREE activities on the theme of paper and mindfulness. If you missed them at the time, you can watch them below. Tune in,…Read more: 'Paper-based workshops for Nottstopping Festival'
Parades, play and emotions at Light Night 2020
We had a wonderful time at Nottingham Light Night 2020. For the first time the event took place over two days, Friday 7th & Saturday 8th February. City Arts produced…Read more: 'Parades, play and emotions at Light Night 2020'
Nottingham Puppet Festival returns for 2020
Following the success of the first Nottingham Puppet Festival in 2018, the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall, in partnership with City Arts and Nottingham Trent University, has announced a…Read more: 'Nottingham Puppet Festival returns for 2020'
Cantrell Carnival 2019
For the past four years, City Arts has worked to inspire the children and teachers at Cantrell Primary School in Bulwell. We’ve created carnival costumes with every child in the…Read more: 'Cantrell Carnival 2019'
Artist creates accessible Flamingo floats for Nottingham Carnival 2019
A flock of flapping feathered flush flamingos – coming to Nottingham Carnival 2019. via GIPHY This summer City Arts is supporting artist Alison Denholm’s ‘Dancing Mobiles’ project. The project gives…Read more: 'Artist creates accessible Flamingo floats for Nottingham Carnival 2019'