Community arts and music



Supporting creativity in Nottinghamshire through arts, crafts, drama, literature, music and dance.

Community Arts

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Village Ventures

Theatrical performances in village and community halls across the County.

Supported by local volunteer promoters, the programme hosts a wide range of national and international touring companies and performers. From theatre to jazz, cabaret to folk and dance to children's shows, Village Ventures features a range of performances for all ages.

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Jazz in libraries 

We work with Jazz Steps to bring high quality live jazz to libraries. Gigs are held at Southwell, West Bridgford and Worksop libraries.

Find out more and see upcoming events

Plug Promotions

Plug host music, art and creative events, which support the talent of young Nottinghamshire artists. Their aim is to hold gigs which are unique, inspiring and that breathe fresh air back into the local, live events scene. They have hosted: festivals, club nights, Battle of the Bands and live street art.

Find out more and see upcoming events on Facebook

The Old Library

The Old Library is a venue and media centre in Mansfield, with a programme of workshops and events on offer throughout the year. It is also used by Notts Performing Arts companies.

Find out about hiring the Old Library

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