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Mutual Recognition Performance
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Mutual Recognition Performance
13 Jan 2018
Mutual Recognition System (Concerning Max Factor) is a live durational performance that speaks to Max Factor’s cosmetics experiment in 1930 with a new lipstick...
Steffani Jemison and Justin Hicks: Mikrokosmos
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Steffani Jemison and Justin Hicks: Mikrokosmos
13 Jan 2018 - 14 Jan 2018
“Bluesology is the science of how things feel.”—Gil Scott-HeronNottingham Contemporary is pleased to present Mikrokosmos: Another time, this time, one time, a newly...
BBC Radio 3 Presents: Exposure Nottingham
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BBC Radio 3 Presents: Exposure Nottingham
09 Jan 2018
Verity Sharp hosts this event showcasing local artists working in experimental music genres.Featuring sets from art-rock duo Rattle (twin drumkits and vocals); the Dead...
New Years Eve '17: Secret Party Projects X Pop Up Party
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New Years Eve '17: Secret Party Projects X Pop Up Party
31 Dec 2017 - 01 Jan 2018
Celebrate with us this NYE as Pop Up Party and Secret Party Projects join forces to bring you an explosive night to see you through to 2018!DJ Line-Up:OPOLOPO
Exhibition Launch Performances
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Exhibition Launch Performances
15 Dec 2017
As part of the launch of our exhibition From Ear to Ear to Eye, we will be hosting two unique performances concerning language and translations.
I Can Hear The Barbarians Performance
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I Can Hear The Barbarians Performance
15 Dec 2017
The most critically acclaimed volume of poetry by Syrian-Brazilian poet Waly Salomão (1943-2003), Algaravias: Echo Chamber takes its title from an entangled history,...
Empty Orchestra Performance
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Empty Orchestra Performance
15 Dec 2017
Empty Orchestra refers to the origins of the Japanese compound word ‘karaoke’: kara meaning "empty" and ōkesutora for "orchestra".
Misfit Fest
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Misfit Fest
11 Nov 2017
‘They rose from the ashes of modern society’s dreams. The TV dinner generation. Told as children that paper could buy happiness and discovered through life...
Recitatif: Never saying anything at all
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Recitatif: Never saying anything at all
11 Nov 2017 - 12 Nov 2017
What if we need new words to build new social and political relation?  Local performers adapt a libretto and musical score by artist Steffani Jemison in...
Coming of Age Book Launch
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Coming of Age Book Launch
26 Oct 2017
Join us for the launch of the Coming of Age: 1976 and the road to anti-racism and a Q&A with Roger Tanner (local historian), Pushka Lail (Indian Workers...
Call Mr. Robeson. A life, with songs
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Call Mr. Robeson. A life, with songs
21 Oct 2017
Join us for an evening of theatre and performance, exploring the life and times of Mr. Robeson.
Black History Month Celebration
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Black History Month Celebration
14 Oct 2017
The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Contemporary present a celebration music event for Black History MonthJoy Mumford
Adam Peter Smith - Songs For Dreamers EP Launch
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Adam Peter Smith - Songs For Dreamers EP Launch
30 Sep 2017
A prolific and dedicated street performer with two European tours under his belt, Adam Peter Smith is a local musician based in Nottingham. Following the success of...
Colette Sadler: Learning from the Future
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Colette Sadler: Learning from the Future
29 Sep 2017
Learning from the Future is a refection on the unimaginable: in a future beyond the physical and organic, the female cyborg 'Body A', remembers the power of the primitive...
For Dr. A, without whom
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For Dr. A, without whom
28 Sep 2017
 Join us for the first event of a new performance commission at Nottingham Contemporary by artist Jos Bitelli. For Dr. A, without whom is a conversation with Max...
Rae Morris
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Rae Morris
25 Sep 2017
Following her triumphant live return at London’s ICA earlier this month, Rae Morris has today announced her first full UK tour in almost 18 months.Last month, Rae...
The Idolins
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The Idolins
22 Sep 2017
The Idolins are a Nottingham based folk pop act who's sounds stems from the beautiful and heartfelt storytelling of Karen Smalley, delivered by an ear catchingly sweet...
Naplew Productions Presents: Layer Three
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Naplew Productions Presents: Layer Three
29 Jul 2017
Choreographed byKim Bormann / Sarah Butler / Kieran ShannonMusic by Marley Butler Layer Three is a contemporary dance exploration of how we become more truly human.
Speak Back
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Speak Back
24 Jun 2017
Speak Back is a series of storytelling workshops and public performances that looks at media narratives of global conflict and migration, exploring how these narratives...
Thea Gilmore
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Thea Gilmore
11 Jun 2017
Furiously individual singer/songwriter and Brit Award 2001 nominee. 'Britain has spawned very few world class female songwriters, but Gilmore is already in a league of...
Stacey McMullen - I Wait EP Launch
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Stacey McMullen - I Wait EP Launch
10 Jun 2017
Stacey McMullen is a self-taught classical guitarist form Nottingham England. Before music Stacey spent the earlier years of his life dedicated to political activism and...
Remko Scha's The Machines
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Remko Scha's The Machines
03 Jun 2017
"One of the definitive modern NYC guitar works" (Byron Coley, The Wire 231).Coinciding with his solo exhibition at Nottingham gallery TG, Remko Scha's The Machines will...
Lois, The Six Ten and The Dead Years
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Lois, The Six Ten and The Dead Years
27 May 2017
Nottingham Contemporary present a triple bill of guitar based rock and roll, featuring Lois, The Six Ten and The Dead Years.LoisLois are a four-piece rock and roll band...
Hockley Hustle Presents: Symphonica Ft Mr Switch
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Hockley Hustle Presents: Symphonica Ft Mr Switch
26 May 2017
Symphonica is a brand new project which fuses together two different worlds, the raw power & soul of the Orchestra, and the heavy bass & beats of the DJ.Over the...
Larry B & AJA - Live Music & Exhibition Opening
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Larry B & AJA - Live Music & Exhibition Opening
19 May 2017
You're invitied to the Opening Reception of our Lara Favaretto & Wu Tsang exhibitions followed by two unmissable acts of live music.
Mas Y Mas
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Mas Y Mas
13 May 2017
Mas Y Mas play their own irresistible mix of Latino, flamenco and Afro-Cuban influenced music woven together by driving dance rhythms and rich vocal...
Inclusion Principle
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Inclusion Principle
06 May 2017
Inclusion Principle are: Martin Archer - electronic keyboards, laptop, saxophones, clarinets, recordersHervé Perez - laptop, saxophonesPeter Fairclough - drums and...
Luke Daniels - Revolve & Rotate
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Luke Daniels - Revolve & Rotate
29 Apr 2017
Described by Songlines as “a future classic” and by Acoustic Magazine as “an enchanting delight”, BBC award-winning singer and composer, and soloist on Lord of...
Phlexx Presents Twin Kidd, Vera Gull and Cherry Hex
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Phlexx Presents Twin Kidd, Vera Gull and Cherry Hex
15 Apr 2017
Phlexx Records presents their 4th Phlexx & Friends - a free entry night of live music, featuring three debut acts to the Phlexx roster.Twin KiddHaving debuted on the...
Nathan Fake
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Nathan Fake
12 Apr 2017
Nathan Fake’s early interest in the electronic scene came from hearing acts like Aphex Twin and Orbital on the radio and reading about the equipment they used in music...

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