Inspire: Culture, Learning, Libraries

Various locations Nottinghamshire, (Inspire Head Quarters, Glaisdale Parkway, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 4GP)
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Inspire is an innovative new cultural organisation delivering services on behalf Nottinghamshire County Council.

We are a Community Benefit Society that is dedicated to inspiring people to grow, learn and achieve with the help of our services.

Nottinghamshire has a rich and vibrant history, with a thriving creative community. Our aim is to provide a range of cultural services, activities and events, inspiring participation in arts, reading, music and education.

Nottinghamshire Libraries – our libraries are at the heart of what we do at Inspire, providing the hubs for our cultural activities. Borrow a book, read a newspaper, visit a gallery or attend a live music performance!

Arts and culture - At Inspire, we are passionate about nurturing Nottinghamshire’s thriving and dynamic arts community. Our teams are dedicated to supporting creativity through an exciting and diverse programme of visual arts, music, drama and dance.

Heritage - Delve into our extensive archives and discover a wealth of local history. Our comprehensive collections are packed with resources to help you research your past, uncover your family history and explore Nottinghamshire’s rich heritage. Our libraries also love to help you discover and celebrate local stories.  Everyone is welcome to explore the wide variety of books, maps, photographs and more, collected over many years to enjoy now and preserve for future generations. For more information about any of our events at the archives please click on the link on the top of the page and select the Heritage tab.

View our latest programme of events for our biggest libraries across the county on the Inspire website link shown at the top of page, and select the What's On tab.

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Inspire: Culture, Learning, Libraries (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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