Call out for Bulwell Arts Festival!

Online Applications are now open for Bulwell Arts Festival which is back this summer: 5th July – 12th July 2019. The deadline for applications is 29th March, and we want to hear from everyone! Whether you’re part of a community group, arts organisation or an individual artist or resident, let us know if you can […]

Arts Partnership Lab – inspiring connections

We had a fabulous day at The Arts Partnership Lab on 13th Feb 2019, organised to mark the end of our current 2 year Arts Council funding. With a host of speakers, engaging activities and in-depth discussions, delegates had a chance to make new connections for cross-sector partnerships.  After a presentation about Creative Nottingham North […]

Bestwood Community Choir – join in!

A new non-audition choir has launched in Bestwood, meeting at Bestwood Park Church (Beckhampton Rd, NG5 5NG) every Wednesday at 7pm. Open to all ages and experiences – come along for a fun enjoyable evening of singing! For more information, contact Chris on 07828 970959.

Primary Colours – decline in arts education and how it can be reversed!

A new report published today, compiled by the Fabian Society, Children and the Arts and the Musicians Union, reveals the huge decline in arts education in primary schools since 2010 and makes 8 recommendations for reform. Read the full report here  Primary Colours presents new findings from a Fabian/YouGov survey of a representative sample of […]

Bulwell Stories – young and old

We are really excited to be working with visual artist, Hannah Sawtell and poet, Leanne Moden – in a new project called Bulwell Stories, from 7th January 2019.  Participants will have fun with printmaking, collage and poetry while capturing memories of Bulwell and how life has changed over the years. The project will culminate in […]

Events: Arts Partnership Lab

Is it important to you that more people have opportunities, throughout their life, to enjoy arts and culture and take advantage of what Nottingham’s arts organisations have to offer? Book your place via eventbrite for this inspiring day, combining creativity, curiosity and community! Artists and community groups will be sharing their needs and requests, with a mixture […]

Aspley Sewers and Lakeside Arts, Red Riding Hood!

Our wonderful sewers from Aspley are working with Lakeside Arts to create some beautiful beanbags for the interactive children’s gallery, in preparation for the Christmas production of Red Riding Hood! With many thanks to Cllr Patience Ifediora, Aspley Ward Councillor for all her support! Sharing skills, ideas and working with textile designer Anna Wickramasinha to pull […]

Aspley Sewing Workshop – Fridays 10.30am-1.30pm

Aspley Sewing Workshop began in February this year, thanks to a Near Neighbours grant with the aim of bringing people together from different faiths and backgrounds to enjoy sewing, learn and share skills using a sewing machine and develop friendships with other women locally.  Kimberley Errington from Make to Make facilitated the sessions for 8 […]

Bulwell Connectors at Nottingham Contemporary

The Bulwell Connectors had an after-hours tour of the current exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary this week!  This marked our 1st anniversary as a group of local arts connectors, and was also an opportunity to thank artist Gillian Brent who has supported the group over the last year.  Gillian has provided inspiration and creative activities at […]