Exhibition Explores the Role of Mothers as Artists

Exhibition Explores the Role of Mothers as Artists

The role of mothers as artists, and artists as mothers will be the focus of a new exhibition at the ncn Lace Market gallery...
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New arts fund for individuals and communities is open for applications

Local arts projects are to benefit from a £72,000 cash injection over the next two years as Nottinghamshire County Council launches its Arts Grants Aid initiative.

All at Sea: West Bridgford Dramatic Society book now

All at Sea: West Bridgford Dramatic Society book now

Don Read’s Poem: Jellied Eels

82-year-old Don Read from West Bridgford shares his latest work for readers – and to make West Bridgford smile. Don has spent a lifetime in...

My Christmas Thank You – A poem by Pat Dring from West Bridgford

West Bridgford poet Pat Dring sends this Christmas message for the community. My Christmas Thank You How do you thank someone for giving you twenty-five years...

Nottingham is a UNESCO City of Literature

UNESCO has awarded Nottingham with the status of City of Literature. This accolade was the result of a bid process that was initiated approximately two...

Nottingham’s future music stars to perform on the City’s biggest stages

Some of Nottingham’s most talented children and young people will be showcasing their skills and love of music at TWO charity concerts. Christmas in the...

Ruddington Museum wins prestigious accolade for its education programme

The Framework Knitters Museum has been awarded the prestigious Sandford Award for its new education programme. This is the third time the museum’s schools...

West Bridgford Brownie wins Nottingham Playhouse art competition

A Brownie from West Bridgford had an early Christmas surprise when she found out she’d won first prize in a panto-themed art competition run...

Leonardo da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection come to Nottingham

Nottingham Castle will host an exhibition featuring 10 drawings by Leonardo di Vinci from the Royal Collection. The drawings will travel to four museums and...

Nottingham Tourism Centre is just the ticket!

Nottingham Tourism Centre is now the top place to buy tickets for major concerts and events in the city centre, thanks to new partnerships...

Theatre Review: West Bridgford Dramatic Society ‘Ten Times Table’

In small-town Yorkshire a group of locals set up a committee to organise a pageant. It's to commemorate a little-known and unsuccessful small-scale peasants'...

Nottingham High School Student named Nottingham Young Musician of the Year

Talented teenager, Matthew Glendening of Nottingham High School celebrated his 18th birthday by being crowned Nottingham Young Musician of the Year. The A level...

West Bridgford’s YouNG Network Group on shortlist for NOEA Awards 2015

The prestigious National Outdoor Events Association award shortlist for 2015 has been announced with event organisers the length and breadth of Britain recognised. The YouNG...

Quartet take residency at Nottingham High School

Nottingham’s leading independent co-educational school, Nottingham High School has formed a three year music residency partnership with the internationally renowned Villiers Quartet. The Villiers Quartet,...

Christmas in the clink: Christmas Sunshine Vintage Bazaar

Vintage lovers will be able to shop for gifts and an outfit for the party season at the Christmas Sunshine Vintage Bazaar in the...

Pictures: West Bridgford pre-school children mark Armistice Day

Children at a nursery and pre-school in West Bridgford marked Armistice Day this week by creating a collection of beautiful commemorative hand painted paper...

Rock City Celebrates 35 Years as a Headline Act: A month of special gigs...

Nottingham’s iconic Rock City is celebrating 35 years as one of the UK’s leading music venues in December and has announced a month of...

Rushcliffe Borough Council Art Sell-off – Should assets donated by residents over the decades...

We reported last week that works of art worth up to £80,000 are to be sold off by Rushcliffe Borough Council. Councillor Martin Edwards...

Video: West Bridgford Children perform in surprise recorder Flashmob to raise money for Children...

Nearly 100 primary school children aged 6 -10, performed in a surprise recorder flashmob to raise money for Children In Need yesterday (Sunday 8th...

Former Archbishop of Canterbury to speak at University’s tenth Distinguished Lecture Series

Former Archbishop of Canterbury and Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, Dr Rowan Williams, will be one of five speakers in Nottingham Trent University's 2015/16...

West Bridgford music business organises a flash mob for Children in Need

Independent West Bridgford music business, Rattle and Roll, will be hosting a flash mob at Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre this month (8 November), to raise...

Rushcliffe Council hopes to raise over £80,000 selling off its art collection

Rushcliffe Borough Council is selling its art collection at a Mellors and Kirk fine art sale on 26 November. The Council made the decision to...

Celebrating Nottingham’s creativity – ‘Being Human 2015’

A public festival will showcase and celebrate the best of the cultural and artistic scene in Nottingham this month. ‘Being Human 2015 – Nottingham’s Creative...

Painting of Nottingham icons by Clifton student is snapped up by City Council

A student from Central College Nottingham is celebrating after her painting of some of Nottingham’s best-known icons was chosen to hang at Nottingham City...

Rushcliffe Photographic Society launch calendar in aid of Country Park Friends

Many members of Rushcliffe Photographic Society visit the Country Park and the Society saw an opportunity to help with the Friends group's fundraising by...

Photo feature on Lady Bay Vintage Market

These days everyone seems to love vintage, don’t they? Stuff that used to be known as bric-a-brac, antique or second-hand can now be spotted on...

Have you spotted the #beastsofUoN?

A groundskeeper at The University of Nottingham is showcasing his wildlife photography skills and has produced a charity 2016 calendar of wild birds which...

From James Bond to J.K. Rowling – Nottingham University Popular Culture Lecture Series

This November marks the return of the free public lecture series with a twist. From Taylor Swift to heavy metal, professional wrestling to Harry Potter,...

Nottingham obtains a newly-discovered typescript of D.H. Lawrence’s Pansies

The University of Nottingham has purchased an important and fascinating typescript of D.H. Lawrence’s Pansies – his best known collection of poems. This was the...

Videos: 4Uth Outstanding Young People – District Winners tell their stories

The 4Uth awards recognise the outstanding achievements of young people across the county for a variety of different areas such as outstanding achievement, caring...

Video: Rushcliffe 4Uth District Winner, Brandon Aughton from West Bridgford tells his story

Rushcliffe District Winner of the 4UTH Outstanding Young People award Brandon Aughton from Loughborough Rd West Bridgford, on video telling his story. The 4Uth awards...

Geordie Shore’s Vicky Pattison to visit Victoria Centre this week

Reality television star Vicky Pattison will be in Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre later this month to promote and sign copies of her book ‘A...

Caroline Flack appears at Victoria Centre next week

TV star Caroline Flack will be visiting Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre this month (27 October) to sign copies of her autobiography, ‘Storm in a C...

The Presence of Sculpture: Collection of Frinks Unite for Unique Exhibition

Thousands of people are expected to visit Nottingham Lakeside Arts Djanogly Gallery later this year to see a major exhibition by well-known British artist...

West Bridgford and Nottingham homeowners wanted for ‘Love It or List It’

Channel 4’s popular property duo Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer are back with a new series! They’re standing by to help homeowners who are...

West Bridgford Ballet teacher awarded life membership of Royal Academy of Dance

West Bridgford ballet teacher, Helen Leonard has been awarded Life Membership of the Royal Academy of Dance. The award is made following 40 years as a...

Nottingham’s hidden secret to be revealed by the Hockley Arts Club

Hidden away behind the bustling backstreets of independent Hockley down one of Nottingham’s many secret-winding passages you will soon find The Hockley Arts Club. Housed...

This weekend: Hard rock, Minecraft, Bramley Apples, Malt Cross Music Festival and Robin Hood!

This weekend Nottingham hosts a number of amazing events, from GameCity 10, Robin Hood Pageant and Southwell Apple Festival to three days at Malt...

West Bridgford Dramatic Society present: Ten Times Table

The leading lights of the village have decided to hold a pageant of local history based on a somewhat vague event, "The Massacre of...

‘I Believe in Miracles’ World Premiere at Nottingham Forest’s City Ground

Yesterday, over 3,200 fans gathered in the Trent End of Nottingham Forest’s City Ground to watch the World Premiere of I BELIEVE IN MIRACLES...

Nottingham Symphony Orchestra Concert: “Italian Classical Bites”

This Friday (16th October) at 6pm West Bridgford based Nottingham Symphony Orchestra is performing an early evening selection of Italian musical treats at Nottingham...

Band, choir and soloist plan afternoon of musical entertainment

West Bridgford-based Nottingham Concert Band is taking part in an afternoon of musical entertainment on Sunday 18 October at Nottingham’s Albert Hall (NG1 5AA). The...

Mayhem Film Festival reveals full line-up – starts this week

Returning to Broadway, Nottingham on 15-18 October, Mayhem Film Festival reveals its full line-up (download here) with preview screenings, exclusive events and very special...

St Paul’s Boundary Road West Bridgford launches Sensory Garden

St Paul’s sensory garden, which was built in partnership with Rushcliffe School staff and pupils, was blessed after an all-age service which focused on...

‘Oddly’ Puppet show comes to Notts Libraries

The Children’s Pop-Up Theatre is back in Nottinghamshire’s libraries! Hundreds of children enjoyed A Boy and a Bear in a Boat a play by Stewart...

Edwalton designer’s Shaun the Sheep raises £8,500 for Wallace & Gromit Children’s Charity

120 5 foot Shaun the Sheep sculptures designed by artists, designers and celebrities went to auction in Bristol on Thursday, home of the Oscar...

West Bridgford musician’s St.Mary’s Church Concert

West Bridgford musician John Keys takes up his baton once again on Saturday in a concert which features 16 year-old Sheku Kanneh-Mason, who appeared...
Paul Russ, chief exec of Dance 4 pictured with Raoul Calderon from the Arts Council

New home for Dance as hosiery factory becomes Creative Hub

A former hosiery factory in Nottingham is being transformed into a new hub for the creative industries, including providing a new home for its anchor...

In Pictures: Spiegeltent is open in Nottingham

A fabulous Magic Mirror tent, has arrived in Nottingham's Old Market Square this year for greater spiegel experiences! The  Spiegeltent, is a star in its...