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 Noble and Webster

Now to 18 December – The Postcard Show

This popular annual exhibition of eclectic works of art – all teeny tiny postcard sized – returns to the Surface Gallery.

 8 December – CreativeNottingham at Nott Tuesday

We’re at Nott Tuesday next week. Come and say hello and find out how you can get involved. More info here.

8 to 10 December – Writers take over KiosKiosk

If you haven’t already paid a visit to KiosKiosk on Pelham Street, why not drop by next week? Like the Tardis it’s a seemingly small space jampacked full of interesting things. This week it’s the home of all things writerly, from first hand chats with the people from Nottingham Writers’ Studio to two local publishers and two award winning home grown publications. More details here.

10 December – Private view: You Old New Romantic

The launch of another exhibition from experimental artists’ group, Backlit.

Honorary degrees for artists Noble and Webster 

Tim Noble and Sue Webster met while they were fine art students at Nottingham Trent University in the 1980s. The rest, as they say, is history. They went on to become internationally recognised collaborative artists. And they’ve have just been awarded with an honorary degree from the place where it all began.

Salamanda Tandem receives major lottery grant

Congrats to Notts-based Salamanda Tandem who have been awarded £93,000 from the National Lottery to develop their work in disability arts across the East Midlands. The funding will allow them to research and develop their work and run arts training and mentoring schemes for a wide section of people with disabilities in the region. 

Register now for 2010 business development workshops 

Are you a business owner? Want to grow your business? Of course you do. Now is the time to register your interest for the East Midlands Development Agency Route to Market programme.  This is a business support programme that provides managers with practical techniques and ideas in all those important areas like customer care, recruiting staff, sales and marketing and finance. The programme will run from January 2010 and you need to register ASAP.  Call Business Link on 0845 058 66 44 or get more details here.
Competition for East Midlands arts students – final call

Hey arts students, you’ve got just a few days to register your entry for the 2010 Healthcare and Bioscience iNet Art Competition. The challenge is to interpret the theme “Innovation in healthcare and bioscience”.  And the closing date for registration is Thursday 10th December 2009. Find out more here.

Image: The Saatchi Gallery, Toxic Schizophrenia by Noble and Webster