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 […]

Bulwell Connectors – trip to Chris Campbell Design studio

The Bulwell Connectors are a group of local residents and arts champions. Together they scheme, plot and plan to bring more art to Bulwell… and enjoy getting creative and going on trips to explore the arts scene in Nottingham and further afield.  On 30th July 2018, a number of Connectors went along to meet Chris […]

Bulwell Connectors collaborate!

The Bulwell Connectors is a monthly meet-up for local artists and residents who are, or want to be, art champions for their area. Meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, the Connectors are a positive and supportive group who want to see more art within Bulwell – both participatory opportunities for people of all […]

Aspley Bingo Extravaganza Show!

We had a blast! On Saturday 28th July at 5.30pm and 7.30pm, we thoroughly enjoyed the final show for our Three Doors Down project, based on people’s stories and memories of Minver Crescent and Aspley Estate.  Huge thanks to all those involved over the last 6 months in gathering and telling their own stories; being […]

Applications open for BFI Film Academy, 16-19 year olds

Broadway is working with the BFI’s Film Academy Network as a regional delivery partner for the seventh time and is offering 20 young people aged 16-19 with a passion for film the opportunity to be part of the UK’s future film industry. Over the twelve-week programme, participants from across the region are supported by industry […]