Dates for the Diary
Whether your diaries are filling up with plans for the next few weeks, or you're looking to make some, we wanted to remind you of some key dates of activity in the ArtSpeak programme in case you wanted to take part -
We hope to see you at an activity soon.
ARTSPEAK ART CLUB
Launching Tuesday 13 July
We're delighted to invite you to our new Art Club which will run on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 15:00 – 17:00, at our Centre 25 Prospect Street, Radford, NG7 5QE (The building is fully accessible, has street and onsite parking and is near various bus routes)
The Art Club will be run by our resident Artist Anna Roebuck and is a sociable and welcoming space for you to explore your creative potential whilst learning and developing skills in a range of art mediums.
There’ll be the opportunity to try something new each week. Anna has many skills and a lot of experience so will come full of ideas for the group to try, but will welcome input from regular participants as to what to do in future sessions.
Sessions are £5 and all materials are provided. (There may occasionally be an additional material charge depending on the activity but notice will be given beforehand)
There is no obligation to attend every session but booking is required and can either be done through our website directly through Eventbrite or by contacting us to book a place and paying when you arrive.
ARTSPEAK AMBLES -
ArtSpeak Ambles are a series of sociable, relaxed walks, visiting local city landmarks and parks across Nottingham.
On the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 - 12:00 we hold Local History Walks -
- 4 August, Wollaton Park
- 1 September, Victoria Embankment
- 6 October, Highfields Park
A guided walk around some of Nottingham's green spaces steeped in history. These walks are free to attend.
On the third Wednesday of the month at 11:00 - 13:00 we hold Photography Walks -
A Photography tutor will lead each walk, setting tasks and sharing tips and advice as you explore a different genre of Photography.
- 21 July, Architecture Walk - Lace Market and Hockley (Nottingham City Centre)
- 18 August, Water Walk - Beeston Marina
Future locations and themes to be confirmed.
£5 per session.
For full details and booking for any of the featured walks click here
FILMMAKING SESSIONS -
Starting Wednesday 21 July
15:30 - 17:00, 25 Prospect Street, Radford, NG7 5QE
Our filmmaking sessions are an opportunity for you to develop skills and broaden your understanding of all aspects of the filmmaking process. They are a supportive and encouraging space to share and discuss ideas, work collaboratively and produce interesting material.
Sessions will be practical, informative and fun, giving you the chance to be creative, ask questions, receive advice and feedback on your own filmmaking projects as well as working with, and meeting others.
Sessions will take place on a fortnightly basis. After this first session, they will recommence on Wednesday 18 August.
£5 per session - Sign up here or contact us to book a space.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
City Arts invite you to view the premiere of 'The Workhouse' - a new dance film by award winning filmmaker Sima Gonsai.
The film will be shown as part of a free online seminar they're hosting on Tuesday 27 July at 17:30.
'Dance Me to the End of Lockdown’ – explores older people’s dance during the pandemic.
About the project -
Throughout the pandemic, City Arts and Tom Dale Dance Company worked with a group of dancers aged 55+. The participants choreographed a performance inspired by National Trust property The Workhouse in Southwell, Nottinghamshire and a soundtrack composed by Isabel Jones. During this seminar they will be talking to the project’s Creative Team about the process of production, and you will hear from the project participants.
During the seminar they will also be joined by Moving Memory Dance. The company will share how they’ve been able to continue their inspiring work during lockdown.
Tickets are free but need to be booked via the City Arts website by clicking here
If you're looking for things to do at home this summer, City Arts are also providing art packs for adults.
The packs have been produced to support people with regards to their wellbeing and will also include tips to reduce stress. The packs will enable you to find out how to explore nature and mindfulness, writing exercises, drawing and painting, puppetry and a whole range of enjoyable creative activities to try out.
If you would like to receive a pack in the post, please contact City Arts.
You can either email Kate Duncan: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone the office on 0115 9505251 to request a pack. Please provide your name and postal address so that they can send you a pack.