Showcase: Steve Parkinson, Bulwell Toy Library

Bulwell Community Toy Library is a much loved organisation in Bulwell that has been around for over 35 years working directly with children and their families. We caught up with Steve Parkinson who shared his thoughts on the changes he’s seen over the years and his hopes for the future. How did it all begin? […]

Theatre in Schools

New Perspectives Theatre Company, a much-loved national touring theatre company, are based right here in Nottingham North, at Park Lane in Basford.  Hundreds of school children in years 5 and 6 have enjoyed performances of ‘The Tigers Bones and other stories’ by Ted Hughes over recent weeks when the company have toured local schools and […]

Unlocking Spaces

Do you know of any spaces, indoors or outdoors, in Bulwell, Bulwell Forest, Bestwood, Basford, Bilborough or Aspley that are crying out for some creative activity to take place in them?  We’re scoping out opportunities for more creative activity to go on in non-traditional venues across Nottingham North.  Get in touch if you have an existing project […]

Jobs Board

The Creative Quarter jobs board is regularly updated and a source of opportunity if you are interested in getting into the Creative industries.  Take a look at current vacancies in Nottingham here: Jobs Board

Creative Communities

Creative Nottingham North aims to build on the growing evidence that the arts have a distinctive and important role to play in delivering access and social inclusion across society. Socially-engaged artists talk about the transformational effect of their work on the people and communities they work with. Our aspiration is to lead a series of artist […]


Creative Nottingham North is a new creative neighbourhoods project, led by Rebalancing the Outer Estates Foundation and facilitated by The Creative Quarter Nottingham. A full time Coordinator has been appointed to develop partnerships across the city – to devise projects that celebrate local peoples’ creativity; unlock spaces for creative use and work with creative and […]