East & South Notts and Nottingham

Gedling Borough Arts Festival

Gedling Borough Arts Festival

A week of arts, music, dance and much more taking place across the borough in July


Gedling Borough Arts Festival – organised by New Writers UK with the support of Gedling Borough Council – runs from Monday 17 July to Sunday 23 July across several venues in Gedling, there will be a range of art, music, dance and literature events taking place over the week.


The Arts Festival has grown bigger each year and offers several writing, art and craft workshops and shows for adults and children.


People can take part in a multitude of arts and crafts sessions including creative writing, willow weaving, painting, singing and acting with sessions led by professional writers, artists and makers. There’s something for adults and children with lots to come and see – art exhibitions, dance, music and poetry performances, craft markets and lots more in venues in Arnold, Mapperley and Carlton.


Leader of the Council, Councillor John Clarke said;

“The Gedling Arts Festival is becoming one of the largest arts events in the region and we are very proud to support the activities taking place across the borough over the week. There really is something here for everyone and I would urge residents to come along and enjoy what will be a fantastic festival.”

New Writers UK Founder and President, Julie Malone said;
“This wonderful event will give residents of all ages the opportunity to try arts, crafts, choral and other activities in their area they never knew were available.”

For more information and to see the full festival programme visit www.gedling.gov.uk/artsfestival