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Ram1 & The Ites
events - Live
Ram1 & The Ites
01 Aug 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free entry Spanning two generations of Nottingham’s musical history, Ram1 and The Ites combine the MOBO Award nominated singer with...
Free Family Fun August
events - Family Events
Free Family Fun August
01 Aug 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you discover our exhibitions this summer.
Look Up Project Exhibition at Nottingham Central Library
events - Special Events
Look Up Project Exhibition at Nottingham Central Library
03 Aug 2015 - 27 Aug 2015
You are invited to the preview of JOURNEYS OF IDEAS - A celebration of artistic explorations by Look Up participants. Please note this launch event and exhibition are...
Screening: Jubilee
events - Film
Screening: Jubilee
04 Aug 2015
Queen Elizabeth I and her occult aide Dr John Dee travel into the future, encountering the megalomania of big business as well as gangs of violent, marauding killers. The...
I AM LONO
events - Live
I AM LONO
08 Aug 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free entry Dark and introspective synth rockers I AM LONO mark the release of their debut EP on limited edition 10 inch white vinyl, with a...
Screening: The Draughtsman Contract
events - Film
Screening: The Draughtsman Contract
11 Aug 2015
Mr. Neville, a young and arrogant artist and something of a Byronic hero, is contracted by Mrs. Virginia Herbert to produce a series of 12 landscape drawings of an estate...
Gabriele Neher
events - Gallery Tours
Gabriele Neher
12 Aug 2015
6pm - 6.45pm
Blessing Magore
events - Live
Blessing Magore
15 Aug 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free entry Zimbabwean born Blessing Magore moved to the UK at age 17. The 20 year old has since crafted his own musical style which fuses...
Screening: The Taking of Power By Louis XIV
events - Film
Screening: The Taking of Power By Louis XIV
18 Aug 2015
The death of chief minister Cardinal Mazarin, the construction of the palace at Versailles, the extravagant meals of the royal court: all are recounted with the same...
To the Castle!
events - Talks
To the Castle!
20 Aug 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pmFree (donations for the People's Histreh welcome)Start 6.45pm St Peter Square (outside M&S) Look out for the Loaf On A Stick!
Boss Magnet
events - Live
Boss Magnet
22 Aug 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free entry 
Whisky Stain
events - Live
Whisky Stain
29 Aug 2015
Doors 8pm, live from 9pm Free entry 
Book Launch
events - Talks
Book Launch
02 Sep 2015
6:30pm Free, Cafe Bar A book launch and discussion with author Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt and professor Antoni Kapcia. To Defend the Revolution Is to...
Dr Patrizia Riganti
events - Gallery Tours
Dr Patrizia Riganti
02 Sep 2015
12noon - 12.45pmThe Galleries, Free. 
The Horror of Objects: Writing Workshop
events - Talks
The Horror of Objects: Writing Workshop
04 Sep 2015 - 05 Sep 2015
Free, The StudioEvan Calder Williams, author of the Desecration Harware blog and the book Combined and Uneven Apocalypse and Roman Letters, leads a two-day...
The Country and the City
events - Live
The Country and the City
08 Sep 2015
Nottingham Clarion Choir present the other side of the Grand Tour with words and songs of the people’s resistance and rebellion in the 19th century,  referencing...
End of Summer School
events - Talks
End of Summer School
14 Sep 2015 - 16 Sep 2015
This three day school will look at the theories and struggles at the juncture of mental health, social justice and the ‘natural’ world.  Informed by Felix...
Richard Wrigley
events - Gallery Tours
Richard Wrigley
16 Sep 2015
6pm - 6.45pm
Anxiety Fanfare
events - Live
Anxiety Fanfare
30 Sep 2015
 7.30pm, The Space Jocelyn Pook Ensemble and the Nottingham People’s Choir perform The Anxiety Fanfare for Variations for Voices Commissioned...
Danai Anesiadou, Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz, Rana Hamadeh, Sun Ra / Nadia Lauro
art - Exhibitions
Danai Anesiadou, Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz, Rana Hamadeh, Sun Ra / Nadia Lauro
10 Oct 2015 - 03 Jan 2016
10 October – 3 January This autumn we present four interrelated solo exhibitions, all with a connection to performance, theatre and film: Pauline Boudry and Renate...
Lace & Slavery - Godfried Donkor
art - Exhibitions
Lace & Slavery - Godfried Donkor
11 Jan 2008 - 10 Feb 2008
An investigation by The New Art Exchange and the Centre for Contemporary Art Nottingham In 2007, two hundred years after the slave trade was abolished in what was then...
Remember Revolution: 68 at 40
art - Exhibitions
Remember Revolution: 68 at 40
01 May 2008 - 31 May 2008
In partnership with the Broadway Media Centre we traced the legacy of 1968, the year when the underground went overground, and mass protests erupted across Europe and the...
Happenings
events - Talks
Happenings
06 May 2008 - 18 May 2008
Talk Marco Scotini, curator, Luca Frei, designer of Disobedience and Alex Farquharson, Director of Nottingham Contemporary. Venue: ‘Beatties’, Angel Row,...
Remember Revolution
art - Artist Cinema
Remember Revolution
30 May 2008 - 01 Jun 2008
Peter Watkins is Britain’s most uncompromising political filmmaker of the last 50 years. Nottingham Contemporary collaborated with Broadway Cinema to present a...
That Beautiful Pale Face Is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
events - Talks
That Beautiful Pale Face Is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
26 Jul 2008
Splendid Vices, our symposium in the Orangery, was standing room only, as our guests crowded in to hear speakers discuss Byron’s lasting influence on popular...
That Beautiful Pale Face is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
art - Exhibitions
That Beautiful Pale Face is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
26 Jul 2008 - 07 Sep 2008
The artists in this exhibition are taking part in a séance, establishing contact with Lord Byron, both as he was in his lifetime, and as he might be today. It is an...
Disclosures: The Exhibition
art - Exhibitions
Disclosures: The Exhibition
05 Sep 2008 - 05 Oct 2008
Olivia Plender presented her video Bring Back Robin Hood in the Picture Gallery at Nottingham Castle as part of Disclosures II: The Middles Ages. The video weaves...
Disclosures II, Laxton
events - Talks
Disclosures II, Laxton
06 Sep 2008
Part I 11:00 Meeting in Mount Street, Nottingham. A bus tour of Nottingham’s former common lands and open fields led by artist and historian Chris...
Disclosures II: The Middle Ages
art - Exhibitions
Disclosures II: The Middle Ages
06 Sep 2008 - 05 Oct 2008
Disclosures II was part of Nottingham Contemporary’s Histories of the Present, our year long series of exhibitions and events in historically significant places in and...
The Impossible Prison
art - Exhibitions
The Impossible Prison
31 Oct 2008 - 14 Dec 2008
Vito Acconci, Shaina Anand, Atelier Van Lieshout, Angela Bulloch, Chris Evans, Harun Farocki, Dan Graham, Group d’Information sur les Prisons, Mona Hatoum, Thomas...

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