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Young Creative Awards 2013

The past year seems to have flown past.. I can’t believe its time for the Young Creative Awards again. This is its fifth year, and even bigger than previous year. The Nottingham Young Creative Awards started in 2009 to showcase the talents of young people in Nottingham. Given we are one of the youngest cities… Read More

Format International Photography Festival

We don’t often write about events in Derby but the Format Photography festival is actually showing across Derby and Nottingham, and certainly large numbers of Nottingham’s photography community were seen at the launch party last week Format was founded by Louise Clements and Mike Brown in 2004 and its last run in 2011 saw more… Read More

Matt is coming home !!

You may recall our article last month asking everyone to vote on the Culture 24 site to bring Matt Collinshaw to Nottingham, well we now have the results and… yes, Matt is coming to the Backlit Gallery (well done to the Backlit Gallery). The art lovers in Nottingham really got behind the Backlit campaign to… Read More

Realism in Rawiya

Realism in Rawiya is the first exhibition from the Middle East featuring the work of six photographers from the women’s collective, “Rawiya. (meaning ’she who tells a tale’.) There are more photojournalists in the Middle East than anywhere else on the planet. Naturally, this should mean see a range of photographs from the region documenting… Read More

Nottingham Comedy Festival begins

Helen Stead is the Director of Nottingham Comedy Festival and one of the nicest people you are likely to meet in Nottingham’s creative sector. After graduating in 2008, she happened to see some comedy on a trip to London with her friend Rachel Greensmith. Inspired they came back to Nottingham, and together, started organizing the… Read More