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Ages & Ages Tales – ‘Drip, Splosh, Freeze!’

Date of event: 26 Jan 2020 Event start time: 3:00pm - Event end time: 5:30pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Throughout the ages humans have relished tales of adventure, mystery, monsters, myth, and mayhem! This event is a unique chance to share stories across the generations. Join us every month…

Music

Truth Stepping Into Recovery

Date of event: 31 Jan 2020 Event start time: 7:00pm - Event end time: 11:30pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Celebrating Truths 1st birthday by inspiring the community into stepping into recovery. This FREE event will have a mixture of musicians and poets. Building the bridge between audience and performers,…

Workshop

Line Drawn Portraiture Workshop

Date of event: 5 Feb 2020 Event start time: 5:45pm - Event end time: 8:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

A workshop designed to help you improve or get started drawing portraits. We will guide you towards a new approach to portraiture. About this Event Whether you’re just starting out…

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City Arts at Light Night

Date of event: 7 Feb 2020 Event start time: 6:00pm - Event end time: 10:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Nottingham’s famous night of eclectic and electric light installations is back. This year it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before, with the events spanning two days instead…

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City Arts at Light Night

Date of event: 8 Feb 2020 Event start time: 12:00pm - Event end time: 9:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Day two of Nottingham’s famous night of eclectic and electric light installations is back. Here's what City Arts is doing for Saturday 8th February. Express Yourself Installation 12pm - 9pm…

Workshop

Line Embroidery Workshop

Date of event: 12 Feb 2020 Event start time: 5:45pm - Event end time: 8:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

A workshop designed to guide you through embroidering a line drawing onto a tote bag. We will get you started with embroidering linework. About this Event Embroider a line drawing…

Workshop

Sound Walk with Isabel Jones for people 55+

Date of event: 14 Feb 2020 Event start time: 1:15pm - Event end time: 3:15pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Join artist Isabel Jones for an audio-enhanced walk around Nottingham. Experience sounds and stories as you stroll. For people aged 55+ What is a 'Sound Walk?' 'Sound Walks' are a…

Talk

My Creative Future

Date of event: 15 Feb 2020 Event start time: 1:00pm - Event end time: 6:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Join us for a one-day symposium exploring participatory arts practice in the digital realm. This event, the fourth in a series of Digital Participation Expeditions, will look at the subject…

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Music

Oysland

Date of event: 20 Feb 2020 Event start time: 7:30pm - Event end time: 10:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Oysland are a five-piece Klezmer band who embody the new generation of Yiddish roots music. Serving an exuberant and soulful cocktail of wedding tunes and lamenting lullabies. Swooping with panache…

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Music

Songwriter Sessions: Jonny Olley, The Fine Arts Society, Samuel Heaton

Date of event: 22 Feb 2020 Event start time: 7:00pm - Event end time: 11:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

The 'Songwriter Sessions' present a mix of accomplished local and touring acts. Each act will perform original music before speaking about their craft, the inspiration behind their music and their…

Family Friendly

Ages & Ages Tales – ‘Tales of Frost & Firelight’

Date of event: 23 Feb 2020 Event start time: 3:00pm - Event end time: 5:30pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Throughout the ages humans have relished tales of adventure, mystery, monsters, myth, and mayhem! This event is a unique chance to share stories across the generations. Join us every month…

Music

Knight and Spiers

Date of event: 4 Mar 2020 Event start time: 7:30pm - Event end time: 10:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Legendary violinist Peter Knight (ex Steeleye Span) and melodeon player John Spiers (ex Bellowhead) combine for an unmissable gig. About this Event On a summer's day in 2016, the organisers…

Music

Songwriter Sessions: Gallery 47, Michael Vickers, Reflekter

Date of event: 21 Mar 2020 Event start time: 7:00pm - Event end time: 11:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

The 'Songwriter Sessions' present a mix of accomplished local and touring acts. Each act will perform original music before speaking about their craft, the inspiration behind their music and their…

Theatre

Puppet Cabaret

Date of event: 28 Mar 2020 Event start time: 7:30pm - Event end time: 10:30pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Join us for an exciting night of new and experimental puppetry from the member of City Arts’ Puppet Club. An extra-long interval will give you the chance to meet the…

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Family Friendly

Ages & Ages Tales – ‘Tricky Sticky Stuff’

Date of event: 29 Mar 2020 Event start time: 3:00pm - Event end time: 5:30pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Throughout the ages humans have relished tales of adventure, mystery, monsters, myth, and mayhem! This event is a unique chance to share stories across the generations. Join us every month…

Exhibitions

Exhibition

Glowing Older by Grace Eden

Dates of event: Until 12 Feb 2020

Weekdays, Daily Opening Time: 10:00am - Daily Close Time: 5:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

The Renewal Trust present a fabulous exhibition in the City Arts window. It features seven framed photographs, each reminiscent of ‘old master’ paintings. Local artist Grace Eden worked with older…

Exhibition

You, Me and Autism Too

Dates of event: Until 26 Mar 2020

Weekdays, Daily Opening Time: 10:00am - Daily Close Time: 4:00pm

Venue Address: Institute of Mental Health, Triumph Road, Nottingham, NG7 2TU

In collaboration with the Institute of Mental Health, City Arts present an incredible exhibition of photographs by Colin Potsig. About the Exhibition More than one in a hundred people, of…

Exhibition

Choice Gossip for Retail Later

Dates of event: 17 Feb 2020 - 2 Apr 2020

Weekdays, Daily Opening Time: 10:00am - Daily Close Time: 4:00pm

Venue Address: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH

Inspired by Alan Sillitoe’s Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, local people have been writing and sharing stories. Point you phone at Paul Warren’s wonderful drawings to see them animated! This…