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What we do
Creativity is a human right...
Meet the Team
Find biographical information and contact details for the staff and board at City Arts.
Venue Access & How To Find Us
City Arts is based at 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH just east of the city centre.
Henry Normal is a writer, poet, TV and film producer, and patron of City Arts.
Safer Spaces Policy
We want City Arts events to be open, welcoming and safe places to be. Everyone should feel able to take part in and enjoy our activities.
Free workshops for 13-17 year olds. ART CLUB is a fun, free and friendly place to learn new creative skills!
Free creative courses for 13-17 year olds in Nottinghamshire. Meet new people, learn new skills and make art!
Weekly therapeutic art workshops for people who have been allocated 'Personal Budgets'
Words of Wisdom
A project for people aged 55+. Create, share and perform poetry and writing.
Young Producers is a group for 18-30 year olds looking to be a part of Nottingham’s thriving creative scene.
Arts on Prescription
Art courses for people with depression, anxiety and/or other mental health issues.
Exhibit at the Institute of Mental Health
Showcase artwork that explores mental health issues at the Institute of Mental Health on the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus.
An iPad & Android app with special features for people living with dementia. Discover, play & create.
Working with communities in Ashfield, Bolsover, Mansfield and North East Derbyshire to shape and experience great art.
Our building in Nottingham city centre is a fully accessible multi-use venue. It can be hired for meetings, rehearsals, workshops or events.
We can design unique creative experiences for business, community organisations, public bodies, education and charities.
Stunning street puppets to wow audiences at festivals and events. Available for hire.
Work with us
Find and apply for the latest jobs at City Arts.
Give your time to our community projects whilst developing your own creativity. Check out our volunteer opportunities!
Partner with us
Much of our work has only been possible because of the partnerships we have had.
Become a friend of City Arts
Support our vital work to give everyone the opportunity to take part in the arts, regardless of health, ability, background or income.
Matt Marks Memorial Fund
A fund to honour the memory of the incredible Matt Marks - a musician and composer who touched the lives of so many people.
One-off Donations & Legacy Giving
Make a One-off Donation Support the work of City Arts with a contribution to our…
Activities to suit all ages and budgets including workshops, performances, events and exhibitions.