Today’s craft fair at The Grounds Cafe in Wollaton was a roaring success. Guest artists included Cloud & Cuckoo, Knotted Balloons, Ram PX Photography and Jaga Empowering Gems. A huge thank you to Sarah Macey (owner of The Grounds Cafe) for hosting the event, the wonderful artists for sharing their wares and everyone who popped in for drinks and cake. Photographs by Nicky Woodward.
Our festival launch was a great success with beautiful singing from the Lyrical Songbirds choir and entertaining dancing from children of the Nottingham Polish Language and Cultural Centre. Don’t forget to check our programme for this week’s events and we look forward to seeing you at our big finale on 9th July!
Due to unforseen circumstances, the Nottingham Comedy Club event that was supposed to go ahead on 4th July has been CANCELLED. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
If you would like to attend the open day for the Wollaton Hall Secret Walled Garden Open Day, please visit the booking site HERE
Thanks to Dave Singleton and his lovely attendees for coming along to his workshop at Wollaton Library on 17th June. Dave shared his method of using the grid format to create paintings from photos, as well as a few stories. Everyone produced brilliant artwork based on the Pump in Wollaton Village and impressed themselves!
Sohan Kailey will be joining us at the Wollaton Arts Festival Finale on Sunday 9th July 2023 where you can enjoy his interactive family fun ‘Bhangra Pirates Adventure Show.’
Set sail me hearties on the Bhangra Ship across the curry bean seas in this swashbuckling adventure. Join in with Pirate mayhem, learn to dance like a Bhangra Pirate, dig for treasure and join in the fun games too! Beware of the crocodiles, dinosaurs and many other amazing surprises!
Ideal for family groups and children with lots of audience participation on the Bhangra Ship!
Bhangra Pirates stars awards winning performer ‘Sohan Kailey’. If you would like to contact him, you can visit http://www.sohankailey.com
Join the BeatFeet team for an exciting rainforest adventure. Collect all the delicious fruit for the world’s most delicious smoothie, and celebrate the lions’ newest addition to their family… a tiny lion cub! With a chance to meet friendly rainforest dwelling animals along the way, we’ll have a great time finding out about the different fruits and trees. This will be a party NOT TO BE MISSED. See you there!
Our new photography exhibition by Martin Leighton at the Wollaton Art Space inside Wollaton library opened last week. It gave us a great chance to chat to local families and visitors about photography, including good locations and how to add mood and mystery to an image. Martin’s photos are here until 6th May 2023.