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ArtSpeak (The Radford Centre) 

Prospect Street,

NG7 5QE 

E: Artspeak@radfordcaregroup.org.uk

T: 0115 7484269 / 07579067442

Registered Charity Number: 1073938

ArtSpeak is supported by 


Our courses are a chance for you to join a group and meet individuals with a shared interest in an Artform. 

They're all run by professional tutors and aim to help you build your skill set, knowledge and confidence.

10 week Photography Course

ArtSpeak Participate

10 September - 12 November

Perfect your photography skills and gain professional advice in this introductory course led by Jagdish Patel. Improve your understanding of your camera and learn about composition, lighting and post production in this enriching course designed to help you develop your current skill set. ​The course will include trips out to broaden your subject matter and get inspired, plus, there will be the opportunity to exhibit work in the Off Centre Photo Festival. ​Suitable for all abilities. Cameras will be provided if required. This course has now begun, if this is something of interest and you'd like to find out more about future courses please

This course will take place at

Tuesdays 13:00 - 16:00

Bilborough Library and Community Centre

Bracebridge Drive



12 week Writing course

ArtSpeak Create

25 September - 18 December (No session 9 October)

Bring your words alive with support and guidance gained in a series of creative writing workshops with Ruth Charnock. Develop your writing skills in this course structured for you, by you. What you can expect from the course: • A supportive and encouraging environment where your views and ideas are developed into the course • Professionally led workshops covering different elements of creative writing • Visiting tutors to share their expertise and explore different areas of writing • A sociable and relaxed atmosphere ​Throughout the course you will cover areas such as:​Memoir, Personal Essays, Travel Writing, Food Writing. Ruth is a poet, creative facilitator, writer of creative non-fiction and academic with over 10 years of expertise in teaching life-writing, creative writing and literature.

This course will take place at

Wednesdays, 14:00 - 16:00

Meadows Library

Wilford Grove



8 week Theatre Course

ArtSpeak Participate

14/21/28 November 5/12 December 23/30 January and 6 February

Artistic Director Tanya Myers leads a journey of exploration, curiosity, and creativity during this eight-week course.
Learn and share through a range of fun games, exercises and tools used to help you collectively create Theatre.
No previous experience in acting or theatre is necessary, just come along with an open mind.
The course will run on Thursday afternoons commencing 14 November.
This is an initial introductory period with the aim to continue once the group is established. The thoughts, ideas, aims and goals of the group will be incorporated into the group for future development.

This course will take place at

Thursdays 14:30 - 16:30

Studio Theatre, Nottingham Arts Theatre

12 George Street