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From events including issues-focused free exhibitions and stimulating free workshops, join the discussions, gain valuable insights and enjoy a fun and memorable experience. We also have regular daily performances - click here to find out more.

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Saturday 10 February - Sunday 3 November 2024

Juvenile In Justice

Our latest exhibition, ‘Juvenile In Justice’, is an exploration of the lives of young people living in prison, made in collaboration with Californian artist and activist, Richard Ross

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Friday 5 July, 10am-12pm

Shaping Hope with Clay

Join us with artist Yuxi Hou, to create clay sculptures that symbolise the meaning of hope to you.

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Friday 12 July, 10am-12pm

Delicious Chocolate

Chocolatier Lisa Davies will demonstrate techniques that can be used to create a food platter inspired by the Juvenile In Justice exhibition.

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Friday 19 July, 10am-12pm

Being Human

Inspired by our Project Lab and current exhibition, artist, Clare Taylor will guide you through the process of creating a clay selfie.

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Friday 26 July, 10am-12pm

Watery Journaling

A journaling circle and meditation workshop with art Witch, Wingshan Smith using elements of nature to craft protective symbols for everyday use.

Crime Club

Crime talk


Wednesday 31 July, 6pm - 8pm

Crime Club: A Day In Court

The Assizes were held three times a year in the Nottinghamshire County Courts, here at the Shire Hall. The Judges travelled around the country and saw the felons awaiting trial.