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Arriving at Nottingham Contemporary
Wheelchair users can access Nottingham Contemporary from the main entrance at Weekday Cross. The galleries, Small Collections Room and shop are on street level.  The Cafe.Bar.Contemporary and The Space can be accessed via an internal lift.

After 6pm the galleries and entrance on Weekday Cross are closed to the public however wheelchair users can continue to use this entrance to access the building for evening events in the Cafe.Bar.Contemporary and The Space.

Finding your way around our building>>

Lockers
Our spacious lockers are able to store most large bags or buggies.

Cafe
Our Cafe.Bar serves a range of hot and cold food and drinks. Along with a children’s menu. Card payment is available, please ask at the Bar for more details.

Shop
Just inside our main entrance you will find Shop.Contemporary. Browse our range of jewellery, gifts, homeware and a range of books that reflect the themes of our exhibitions past and present. Shop.Contemporary Gift Vouchers are also available. Payments for shop items or tickets for events can be made with cash or by card at our reception desk.

Take a seat
A wheelchair is available to borrow and fold up stools are available for visitors who are unable to stand for long periods of time. Please ask at reception for more details.

Toilets and changing places
We have two disabled toilets on site and a changing bed. More information can be found on the Changing places website.


This film allows visitors to view our building in advance, focusing on areas of transition around the building.

Blind and visually impaired visitors
We welcome guide and hearing dogs throughout the building.

Large print versions of the exhibition information panels are available in the galleries and we can provide other information in large print on request.

Deaf and hearing impaired visitors
Hearing loops are fitted in reception and in The Space.

Contact us
Please contact us on 0115 948 9750 or email info@nottinghamcontemporary.org, with your requirements.

Community groups
Our Learning Team can arrange a bespoke artist led workshops and free gallery talks for a broad range of groups with additional support needs. We offer events and workshops for a wide range of community groups.

Groups who have already worked with us include Bulwell Youth Group, Double Impact, adults from Nottingham Health Care Trust, Barnado’s Sherwood Art Project, MENCAP, Crocus Fields, adults with learning difficulties and ESOL students and their tutors.

For more information and to book please contact the Learning Team via email learn@nottinghamcontemporary.org or phone 0115 948 9783.

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