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Friday night at Broadway



A Collaborative Night of DJ’s & VJ’s – a visual and musical spectacle in Association with Mimm and Ashes 57 Exhibition. Broadway Media Arts have teamed up with friends Mimm to present a special collaboration of live art, dj’s and visuals.

Variety is the spice of life – and here you have it at Broadway… while DJs from Mimm Recordings spin their diverse repertoire – Artist Nick Wright will be creating visuals on the glass screen outside. In addition, over at the Mimm shop, there is a solo exhibition and live art from Ashes57, AKA Delphine Ettinger. An illustrator and a street photographer, she has worked with many groundbreaking labels and is well recognized on the club scene. (Fabulous Illustration shown copyright Ashes)…. So, get over to Broadway this evening for a BBQ and beer on the terrace.

Where: Broadway Cinema and Media Centre, Nottingham

When: Friday 30th September, 4pm to 8pm

There’s also a Notts Creative Culture event organised by Mimm at Nottingham Contemporary from 8pm onwards.


Starting Thursday 6th October, @6pm

Broadway are proud to host ‘Show & Tell’ – a monthly community-curated platform for anyone to share their latest projects, creations or things that inspire them. New music, independent film previews, artists talking about what they do, designers testing out new ideas, the list goes on!

‘Show & Tell’ is a great idea, and what a great way to join in with interesting projects…so, the instructions are simple, just turn up, bring friends, show & tell or listen, watch or play.

Where: Mezz Bar, Broadway Cinema and Media Centre, Nottingham

When: 6.00pm, 1st Thursday of every month

To Show & Tell: If you have something you’d like to shout about – contact Broadway’s Show & Tell team

Visit the blog for regular updates to forthcoming Show & Tell listed projects

On at Surface:



Courtesy 'EIGHT' artists and Surface Gallery.

A collaborative exhibition by the Surface artists – “EIGHT” is set to be a diverse showcase. The artists will platform their current practices of fine art, installation, illustration and more, with the aim of showcasing the strength of collaboration and the quality of great works created by its resident artists.

Where: Surface Gallery, 16 Southwell Road, Nottingham NG1 1DL

When: 4th October – 15th October, 2011

Private view: Thursday 6th October, 6pm – 8pm

For more information, visit the Surface website.

Celebrating Black history


October is Black History Month. Celebrated in Britain for nearly quarter of a century, Black History Month is an opportunity for people and groups all over the country to promote knowledge of Black history and experience. Sharing in positive cultural contributions to British society and increasing Black people’s awareness of their cultural heritage.

Each year Nottingham hosts a diverse collective of events engaging through cultural organisations and community groups, local broadcasters and community centres, clubs, museums and arts venues. This includes African music to club nights, exhibitions and plays, concerts, dance, Gospel choirs and community events and much more.

Visit Nottingham City Council website for further information and the full programme of events taking place around the city.

Big news for Nottingham young creatives

Launched on 27 September, the Young Creative Awards are for Young people aged 13 – 24 across Nottingham who would like to put themselves on the creative map.

We know that Nottingham is the place to be seen for creative people, businesses, learning, culture and design excellence – and the Young Creative Awards will provide young creatives with a fantastic opportunity to tap in to this creative spirit, and make their mark in what is to be an exciting year for the arts.

Supported by One Nottingham, Nottingham City Council, Confetti Media Group, Fastgraphics, Fourmost Films, New College Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, South Nottingham CollegeNusic and Skeleton Productions. They offer young people the opportunity to take part in a citywide creative competition, win some fantastic prices and recognition from Nottingham city’s creative elite.

Visit the City Council website for further details how to enter.