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May 29, 2017

Dancing in the Street

An opportunity to get up and start dancing, with Leah Wright from Red Dance, in a community dancing session in The Pelican Pub car park. 

June 30, 2017

Drumming and Dancing Workshop

1pm - 4pm at Strelley Community Club 

Join Jude Winford from Beatfeet for a fabulous afternoon of drumming and dancing - suitable for everyone! Free! 

July 01, 2017

Yarnbombing St Martin's Tower

1.30pm - 2pm 

In a dramatic celebration of crochet, St Martin's will be yarn bombing the medieval church tower. Following that, at 2pm you can relax and enjoy a cuppa and a cake at the Jazz Cafe. Free. 

July 02, 2017

Art for Babies and Toddlers

9.30am - 11.30am 

St Martin's Church 
Join St Martin’s Baby and Toddler Group as they explore art for the under fives. Be prepared to be a bit messy! Open to all under fives and their carers. Charge of 50p to include refreshments.

July 02, 2017

Art & Chat, Design a Tote Bag

9.30am - 12noon 

(Drop in between these times)

Talent Match Academy, Hanover Court, Staverton Rd, NG8 4LF


Be the envy of every other shopper and design your own bag for life! Interactive creative session led by Tracey High, aimed at local residents over the age of 60.  Free. 

July 02, 2017

T'ai Chi Taster

T’ai Chi Taster

10.45am - 11.45am

St John’s Hall, Graylands Rd


T’ai Chi is a traditional martial art. A highly beneficial way to exercise, combining body movement and mental stimulation suitable for all ages and physical conditions. Come along and give it a try, talk to the friendly group of existing members, and watch a short demonstration. 

July 03, 2017

Knitting and Crochet Workshop

12.30pm - 2pm 

Lincoln Court, Staverton Rd 


Join the talented residents of Lincoln Court and try your hand at knitting or crochet. Refreshments available. Free, but a small donation would be welcome. 

July 03, 2017

Clowning Around Workshop

Clowning Around Workshop 

2.15pm - 4.15pm 

St John’s Hall, Graylands Rd 


Find that free and joyful part of yourself in a magical, playful clown experience. Suitable for everyone from 16 years of age. Led by Angela Hayes and Amanda Schofield from Red Herrings. Free. Book your place tel 07808 165209 or email: 

July 04, 2017

Samba Workshop

Samba Workshop

9.30am - 10.30am

Oakfield School, Wigman Rd 


Oakfield School’s Music department and pupils are leading this workshop where you will learn how to perform different rhythms on the Samba drums and perform in a group with other musicians. Book in advance on 07432 157404. 

July 04, 2017

Miniature Armoured Fighting Vehicles Association

10am - 3pm (Drop in session)

Talent Match Academy, Hanover Court, Staverton Road, NG8 4FL


Come and admire an extensive display of hand crafted military models made by Bilborough’s Finest.  Demonstrations and specialist talks led by local resident David Johnson.  Free.

July 04, 2017

Creativity with Clay

11am - 12pm

Oakfield School, Wigman Rd 


Create your own clay tile for the garden or kitchen inspired by nature. The students from Oakfield will demonstrate hand building techniques and imprinting of surface design. The workshop includes the clay and firing. Book in advance on 07432 157404 or email  

July 04, 2017

Pew Cushion and Craft Club

11am - 2pm 

St Martin’s Church


See the beautiful needlepoint Pew cushions, find out how they are made and where the designs come from. Try your hand at needlepoint, knitting or crocheting, supported by our regular group of friendly crafters.

July 04, 2017

Messy Church

Messy Church

3.30pm - 5.30pm 

St Martin’s Church, St Martin’s Rd


Fun, faith and food for all the family.  Arrive straight from school for juice and biscuits followed by 45 minutes of fun, craft activities, 15 minutes of songs and stories, before we all sit down and have tea together. Please book by calling 07929 013447 or email:

July 05, 2017

Creative Beginnings for under 3s

10am - 11.30am

Bilborough Library and Community Centre 


A creative play session led by Artist Sian Watson Taylor for parents and little ones under 3.  This is a celebration and sharing event for the Creative Beginnings group of families in Aspley and Broxtowe to share the new Arts Trolley as a resource to inspire affordable creative play with children. Supported by SSBC Innovation Fund with Nottingham Contemporary and Rebalancing the Outer Estates F

July 05, 2017

Pyrography Workshop

10am - 2pm 

Talent Match Academy, Hanover Court, Staverton Road, NG8 4FL


Learn how to produce beautiful artwork embossed into wood by local Bilborough Artist, Tony.  This workshop is open to residents over the age of 60.  Places are limited and you must prebook.  Session from 10am – 2pm. Please book in advance on 07771 660589 or email   

July 05, 2017

Click Crafternoon

1pm - 3pm 

St John’s Hall 


Enjoy a range of creative activities led by members of Click Nottingham and see some of their work on display.This regular group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month providing a welcoming, relaxed space to be creative. Suitable for adults. Beginners welcome! Free (usually £3). To find out more about Click Nottingham visit or find them on Facebook. 

July 06, 2017

Block Carving Sculpture Workshop

10am - 4pm

Talent Match Academy, Hanover Court, Staverton Road, NG8 4FL


Join Nottinghamshire Artist, Simon Kent, to have a go at making your own breeze block sculpture.  This workshop is open to residents over the age of 60.  Places are limited and you must prebook.  Free. Book in advance on 07771 660589 or email

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