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Dreams; Hurt, Hope & Happiness Exhibition

Yesterday I visited the opening of the Dreams: Hurt, Hope & Happiness exhibition at The Institute Of Mental Health, Jubilee Campus Nottingham. Around thirty artists are represented in the exhibition , which is the seventh that the Institute has run in partnership with City Arts Nottingham. Works in many media are included; oils, acrylics, sculpture,… Read More

The Imagery of Letters

We love letters here at Creative Towers. No one except the bank ever sends us one. And so I was rather looking forward to the latest exhibition on at the Malt Cross’s Henderson Gallery – The Imagery of Letters. The tiny gallery space hosts a small group of artists who each produced some pictures inspired… Read More

Getting under their skin: portraits of Hockley, St Anns and Sneinton by Mik Godley.

Like many other immigrants over the decades, my first move into Nottingham was to move into Sneinton. It’s a compact neighbourhood and it wasn’t long before I was exploring the Polish delicatessens, the Asian supermarkets and the perpetually open corner shop which sold “everything you could ever want at any time”: apart from the very… Read More

A Visit To The Surface Gallery International Postcard Show

This week I braved the wind and weather and toddled off to see the Annual International Postcard Show at Surface Gallery on Southwell Road. This year, there are even more submissions than last year, so there are over 300 postcards by 105 different artists to see. Entries have come from Nottingham and surrounding, Britain, and abroad. The… Read More