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One Plum Poem

Poetry cards for all occasions.

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City Arts (Nottingham)

City Arts is a community arts charity. Since 1977, we have helped communities and artists to create and explore art of all kinds – from music to writing, from drawing to dance. We aim to give everyone the chance to be creative.

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Acoustickle

Acoustickle is the original live music event where audiences come to discover emerging music artists, all in a decorated and exciting atmosphere.

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Lakeside Arts

Based on University Park campus next to Highfields Park, Lakeside Arts is the University of Nottingham’s public arts and heritage programme. Lakeside offers theatre and dance, chamber and world music and an expertly curated exhibitions programme.

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John McLean Photography

I run a commercial photography studio producing award winning images for clients in the advertising, marketing, fashion, lifestyle and architectural industries.

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Tom Partridge Design

With over 25 years of experience working in design for the music industry and the arts & entertainment sector, I am able to offer agency-quality service, without the agency price tag.

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Music for Everyone

Music for Everyone has something for you. We are a welcoming, vibrant, supportive community creating positive musical experiences for people of all ages and abilities.

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INFL T/A I'm Not From London

INFL are music and events organisers, a record label and label servicing company and a registered music publishing house based in Nottingham.

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China Petals

Hi, I'm Diane the person behind China Petals. I am passionate about using recycled china to create beautiful gifts, home décor and personal keepsakes.

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Lucy E. Wakefield

Actor, Illustrator and Writer

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Sarah Manton

Artist for hire to create joy through paper and textiles. Director of Curious Nottingham Ltd - passionate purveyors of arts and crafts.

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Tuyo Circus Arts

Tuyo Circus Arts are a Sneinton based organisation offering high quality circus training in acrobatic, aerial, balance and manipulation Skills to both young people and adults.

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New Art Exchange

New Art Exchange (NAE) is a ground-breaking, award-winning and internationally recognised creative space in the heart of Hyson Green, Nottingham. We are dedicated to promoting excellence in culturally diverse contemporary arts through our exhibitions

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CRZyBest

I make alternative, bespoke bouquets, buttonholes, jewellery & accessories using wire, Swarovski crystals, semi-precious stones and tiny handcrafted sculptures in silver, copper and bronze.

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Debbie Bryan

Our company project manages creative and cultural collaborations and commercial opportunities in the UK and overseas. We also own a successful gallery, tea room and creative space that centres around craft, heritage and experiences.

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Clare Morgan

Clare Morgan is a Fine artist blurring the boundaries between drawing, painting and print through figurative art that is often described as colourful, emotive and full of movement.

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Isabelle Amante Artist

Mixed media artist specialising in large landscape and abstract paintings

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Surface Gallery

Surface Gallery is the local, volunteer-led, Contemporary Art gallery of Nottingham.

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Nottingham Writers' Studio

Nottingham Writers’ Studio is a one-of-a-kind venue in the heart of the Midlands. We’re a place for members to come together and meet like-minded people, as well as somewhere to grow our craft and become the best writers we can be.

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Pablo Rubio

I am a new media artist exploring the relationship between popular entertainment and politics through Adobe Creative Suite. Currently, I am based in Nottingham's Backlit Gallery as their Funded Studio Resident.

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Rally Comedy

Comedy programmers & bookers

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Pam Miller, Fine Artist

I am a mid-career fine artist (painter, printmaker and mixed media artist) of thirty eight years’ experience. I graduated with an M.A. Fine Art in 1996 and have had numerous local (Nottingham), national and international solo and group exhibitions.

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Richard Childs of Chumleys Art & Illustration

Artist & illustrator in traditional and digital media producing portraits, caricature & 3D hyper-realistic VR illustrations and animations.

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ChalleNGe

ChalleNGe brings together Nottingham's cultural and education sectors to improve the city's cultural learning offer for children and young people.

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A fun, bubbly ball of creative energy! As a mixed media artist I love sharing my skills and experiences with others. Using the process of creative expressive arts to find, rediscover and release your inner world and imagination!

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The Flour Mill Studio

Renovated grade II listed Victorian flour mill, which provides a welcoming, versatile and affordable space. Available to hire to the photographers, creatives & filmmakers of Nottingham.

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Deshaun Hancock

Bloom and Flow is an empowerment platform, helping women to live their most authentic lives through creativity, community, wellness and self care.

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Martin Grey - Spoken Word Poet

I'm a Nottingham based spoken word poet, event organiser and workshop facilitator, with my first collection being published in September 2020.

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Mokshatrim

Small online retailer of exotic trims ribbons and fabrics from around the World. If you are looking for something a little bit different and unusual to take your creations to the next level, check Mokshatrim out!

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Next Door Dance

We are an all-female company based in Nottingham. We are a friendly bunch who are passionate about creating performances that are exciting and relevant to a wide range of audiences - especially those that might believe dance is not for them.

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Nonsuch Studios

Nonsuch Studios is a brand new arts centre and creative venue in Nottingham complete with 6 studios, a studio theatre and the amazing Nonsuch Kitchen.

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Lily Elleth Art

Freelance illustration artist heavily influenced by wildlife and nature, based in Nottingham, UK.

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Riverbank Studio

Nottinghamshire photography/video hire studio and creative space, fully heated.

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Steve Edwards Photography

I'm a freelance photographer based in Carlton, Nottingham, I charge by the hour, don't operate an image limit and want to give value to clients

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Circus Hub

Nottingham's hub of aerial circus fitness in the heart of the city, the Creative Quarter.

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Mel Rye

I am an illustrator and educator with over 12 years experience working with a range of clients and student groups.

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PAOLO IANNATTONE

Pianist, music producer and composer


Life

Modern urban living in and amongst refurbished lace factories and warehouses. On-trend independent retailers and many bars, restaurants, cafés, galleries, arts cinema and theatres. A buzz in the daytime and a rhythm at night.

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Learn

Nottingham Trent University, the UK’s University of the Year, has a Creative Quarter campus. Nottingham College is investing £58m in a new skills hub. Confetti is expanding fast. Metronome is open for business and learning.

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Work

Easy-access offices and workshops. Co-working and incubator spaces. Top-notch commercial premises. CQ supports entrepreneurs and creative businesses before they start trading, to start trading, and to grow.

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Invest

Investment and business location in Nottingham support the growth of our creative economy. The Creative Quarter offers the right skills, the right location and the best opportunities in the East Midlands’ fastest growing city.

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