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Welcome to our new events venture.

Libraries have always run fantastic events for culture lovers, so over the coming months we'll be putting on a selection of video events created specifically for Nottingham City Libraries. 

Literature talks for adults

Watch now...

Once upon a Darker Time by Sam Maxfield

Sam shares her in depth knowledge with a brief history of how fairy tales have developed, from shocking adult stories to tales for children.

Please note: This talk discusses adult themes that are not appropriate for children.


Coming soon...

Interview with best selling crime writer Elly Griffiths. 

Author of the Dr. Ruth Galloway mysteries, the Stephens and Mephisto novels and much more as we found out!

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England

 Supported by public funding from Arts Council England

Exhibition space

Now showing

Photography exhibition: This May Be a Series. 
Ami and Tony, East Sussex 2019See award winning photographer Emily Andersen's video of her new portraits. No matter if it's raining or sunny, visit the exhibition from the comfort of your armchair.

Ends Tuesday 6 October.

Go to the online exhibition space


Coming soon...

Our Black History Month exhibition starts on Wednesday 7 October.

Using a combination of videos, audio recordings and pictures, this video aims to give a glimpse into the lives of the people who migrated to Nottingham from Jamaica.

In our vibrant literary city, there's always something amazing taking place everywhere you look! 

Lakeside Arts #InWithLakeside.  Online content to explore curated by the Lakeside team and associate artists.  Lots of activities to try, listen to, read and watch for all ages. 



Nottingham Playhouse Digital Playhouse. Online content featuring activities, podcasts, workshops and video performance.



Nonsuch Theatre Creative Quarantine. Sign up to this fabulous free daily email with creative activities to try at home for young and old.



UNESCO City of Literature. Find out what’s on in Nottingham for literary events and activities online.


Plus there'll be...

...poetry performances, storytelling, writing tips and loads more events for adults. Keep checking back here or why not:

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