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Strange Dance
events - Talks
Strange Dance
24 Sep 2010
Performance by members of the MA Framework at Nottingham Trent University exploring folk art and Constructivism. Free Galleries 1 and 2, 7pm - 9pm
Spaceships Are Cool & The Bonsai Band
events - Live
Spaceships Are Cool & The Bonsai Band
25 Sep 2010
Spaceships are Cool & The Bonsai Band From 8.00pm Spaceships are Cool Café.Bar.Contemporary welcome back Spaceships are Cool on Saturday 25th September for the...
Anthony d’Offay in conversation
events - Talks
Anthony d’Offay in conversation
29 Sep 2010
Anthony d’Offay was arguably the most influential gallerist in London during the 80s and 90s, representing art luminaries such as Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, Bruce...
Marcia Farquhar: Absent Friends
events - Talks
Marcia Farquhar: Absent Friends
30 Sep 2010
Marcia Farquhar is a many-storied artist in whose work life and art are wilfully fused. Like Diane Arbus, to whose work she will be indirectly paying tribute, Farquhar...
Music Exchange Present Souvaris
events - Live
Music Exchange Present Souvaris
30 Sep 2010
Music Exchange Live is a series of free and unique gigs featuring unusual bands, experimental music and one off collaborations being launched by The Music Exchange, a...
Matthew Beresford:
events - Talks
Matthew Beresford:
01 Oct 2010
The first vampire story in English was written in 1814 by John Polidori, Lord Byron’s physician, during a famous Gothic horror story competition on the shores of Lake...
Vampire Camp
events - Special Events
Vampire Camp
01 Oct 2010 - 02 Oct 2010
Bag a camp bed for a long night of blood stained fangs, shrill screams and strange shadows in The Space. Bring your own garlic as we bed down to watch the most famous...
Urban Art Night
events - Special Events
Urban Art Night
02 Oct 2010
An evening of local hip-hop, funk and soul talent including bands, DJs and visuals alongside exhibitions and photography. Featuring: Inkrument 1st Blood Harleigh...
Urban Art Night Unplugged
events - Live
Urban Art Night Unplugged
02 Oct 2010
Café Bar Contemporary 7pm to midnight Entrance Free Alongside Urban Art Night in The Space, Café Bar Contemporary are also hosting a non-ticket full line up of...
Haunted Karaoke
events - Talks
Haunted Karaoke
07 Oct 2010
Six established and emerging artists present solo works under a stark spotlight in The Space. Followed by a “haunted karaoke” party in the café bar. Selected by...
The Notts Designers Market
events - Special Events
The Notts Designers Market
09 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010
Saturday 9th October, 10am - 6pm and Sunday 10th October 11am - 5pm The Notts Designers Market will take place in The Space featuring craft and designer items...
Thursday Live Lectures: Roger Hiorns
events - Talks
Thursday Live Lectures: Roger Hiorns
11 Oct 2010
Nominated for the Turner Prize in 2009, Hiorns has worked with fire, foam, copper sulphate and animal remains to explore the physical and psychological resonances of...
In Production
events - Talks
In Production
12 Oct 2010
Three video artists screen a new work before a discussion with the audience – the third event in a series offering a platform for Nottingham and Midlands based artists...
Nottingham Lace
events - Talks
Nottingham Lace
13 Oct 2010
In 1951 Nottingham's Lace market was a thriving industrial hub and hummed to the sound of 120 family-led lace factories making "Nottingham Lace" for the world. In 2010...
OXJAM Salsa Party
events - Live
OXJAM Salsa Party
14 Oct 2010
Oxjam Salsa Party 7pm to midnight Café Bar Contemporary welcomes OXJAM, Oxfam’s month-long music festival. It runs right the way through October with hundreds of...
Introduction to British Art Show 7
events - Talks
Introduction to British Art Show 7
14 Oct 2010
In a Q&A with Rob Blackson, Nottingham Contemporary’s Curator of Public Programmes, the British Art Show 7 curators will discuss the collaborative process for selecting...
Battle of the Bands
events - Live
Battle of the Bands
15 Oct 2010
From 7.00pm, free Featuring, Rivals, And Now We Wait, Your Weapons Are Useless, Cavalry, Hit Parade, Nitrox, Nobodys Fool and The Chase. This competition is...
Mas Y Mas
events - Live
Mas Y Mas
16 Oct 2010
Resident Café Bar Live favorites Mas Y Mas mare back for an evening that is guaranteed to have the whole audience up on their feet to dancing and swinging to their...
Thursday Live Lectures: Olivia Plender
events - Talks
Thursday Live Lectures: Olivia Plender
21 Oct 2010
Olivia Plender’s installations, performances, videos and publications address subjects ranging from the history of the global financial system to social and religious...
Jet Collective
events - Live
Jet Collective
21 Oct 2010
The JET Collective is the new artist-led network formed in the East Midlands to provide performance opportunities and promote original contemporary jazz by emerging...
Hockley Hustle Preview
events - Live
Hockley Hustle Preview
23 Oct 2010
Entrance Free, Charity Donations Welcome 8.00pm On Saturday 23 October Nottingham art and culture magazine and website LeftLion have invited some of their favourite...
Play and Learn - October Half Term
events - Family Events
Play and Learn - October Half Term
23 Oct 2010 - 24 Oct 2010
Chance Workshop Take over the studio space to make a large collaborative floor drawing using only string, chalk and chance! Sat 23rd and Sun 24th Oct 1pm - 4pm,...
The Small Collections Room
art - Small Collections Room
The Small Collections Room
23 Oct 2010 - 24 Dec 2010
Des Hughes The two largest cabinets contain a new exhibition by Des Hughes, who has gathered an eccentric and engaging collection of found objects, including “antlers,...
British Art Show 7
art - Exhibitions
British Art Show 7
23 Oct 2010 - 09 Jan 2011
Artists at Nottingham Contemporary Charles Avery, Karla Black, Matthew Darbyshire, Alasdair Gray, Brian Griffiths, Roger Hiorns, Ian Kiaer, Simon Martin, Tris...
Hockley Hustle
events - Live
Hockley Hustle
24 Oct 2010
This year, for the first time, Café Bar Contemporary is doing its thing as part of the Hockley Hustle festival. Playing host to the The Beat on the BBC stage we’ll be...
Wednesday Walk Throughs
events - Talks
Wednesday Walk Throughs
27 Oct 2010 - 15 Dec 2010
Our curators will give walk throughs of BAS7 at Nottingham Contemporary at 3pm every Wednesday. This is the final section of a tour that takes in all three venues...
Strange Attraktors
events - Live
Strange Attraktors
28 Oct 2010
Strange Attraktors with DJ's AntrOnhY and Joey Bell 8.00pm The Music Exchange presents its monthly showcase of the best in experimental and new music. See one off...
Thursday Live Lectures: Edgar Schmitz
events - Talks
Thursday Live Lectures: Edgar Schmitz
28 Oct 2010
Schmitz’s soundtracks and visual trailers “envelope and buffer the outer membranes” of BAS7 across its three sites. In this presentation he will address escapism,...
Dance4 Presents Colette Sadler:
events - Live
Dance4 Presents Colette Sadler:
30 Oct 2010
Exploring our perception of the body, reality and belonging. The Making of Doubt sees performers, life-size puppets, prosthetic limbs and dancing objects combine to...
Writing Art
events - Talks
Writing Art
02 Nov 2010 - 23 Nov 2010
Wayne Burrows edits Staple, the East Midlands new writing magazine. He is part of a long tradition of poets who double as art critics. In these workshops he will examine...

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