ArtSpeak | Art, Activities & Friendship for Nottingham's 60+

Enjoy life, stay connected and explore your creative potential with ArtSpeak

Creative workshops

If you're a culture seeker or fancy trying something new but don't know where to start, start with ArtSpeak.


Nothing on the programme you fancy? Get in touch, we're open to suggestions.  


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Use the menu to visit the various strands of our programme and find an activity to join. 

We continue to develop our programme, build new partnerships and work in different locations.  

All updates will also be added to the website under our News page.


Please keep an eye out for details, or sign up as a member and join our mailing list to receive instant notifications. 

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Get out and get creative by joining ArtSpeak. 


This is a new programme with people aged 60+ in mind, featuring a range of opportunities to engage in the Arts across Nottingham.  


Things you can expect from ArtSpeak - 

  • An extensive Arts programme - to create, participate and spectate. 

  • Friendship - a place to socialise and meet new people.

  •  Value for money - most activities will be free, or charged at a subsidised rate.

  • Membership - a free membership entitling you to a loyalty card where you can earn rewards and discounts, plus a regular newsletter to keep you updated and connected. 


An ArtSpeak membership is FREE, become a member to be the first to hear about all activities and events. 

Once you sign up to be a member you'll receive a loyalty card with your unique membership number, use this when signing up to any event and bring it along when you attend. 


Managing Personal Data 

Our privacy statement gives you the information you need to know about how we manage personal data. 

ArtSpeak is funded by The Big Lottery, Reaching Communities fund. 

Instant pinhole photography prints
Visit to John Clare's Cottage
Monthly Just Jamming Music event
Participants at Photography workshop
Musicians at Just Jamming
AJAR performing at Light Night
Just Jamming Music Night
Mosaics workshop
ArtSpeak Literary Season
Creative workshops
John Clare Cottage Visit
Literary walking tour
Photography hub
Photography group
Members Photography
Gallery walkthrough at Djanogly
Members Photography
Film making
Members photography
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Members photography
Creative Writing Hub
Members Photography
Liz Goulding leading workshop
Painting workshop image 1
Participant painting
Participant at workshop
Painting workshop with Liz Goulding
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Neil Walker discussing exhibition
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Selecting compositions
Painting workshop with Liz Goulding
China Petals workshop
NAE Gallery Tour
Wreath Making workshops
Art Group Participants
New Art Exchange Open Exhibition
Armchair Gallery workshop
Silk Painting workshop
Linocut Printing with Nancy Power
Silk Painting at City Arts
Lino cut printing workshop
Five ways to wellbeing - Give
Printing workshop with Nancy Power
Keep Learning
Photography group outing
Outing to Nottingham Contemporary
Gallery Walkthrough at NAE
Just Jamming
Kindred Spirit Theatre Hub
Five ways to wellbeing - Take Notice
Five ways to wellbeing - Connect
Origami workshop
Bulwell Riverside
Five ways to wellbeing - Be Active
China Mosiacs with Diane Daley
Silk Painting with Jess Kemp
Street Style Origami
China Mosaics workshop
ArtSpeak Origami
Gallery Walkthrough
Paper Cutting Workshop
Origami workshop
Light Night Pop Up