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Trash to Treasure

Various locations, Nottingham, NG1 2BY
Trash to Treasure

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Various dates in February & March 2016

A series of innovative exhibitions and workshops celebrating upcycling of waste prodcuts:

Exhibition Launch: Hands Together - The Art of Social Enterprise
Join knowtrash, curators of the Hands Together exhibition and local artists including Holly Taylor Gamble from Confetti and Voice of the People, for an evening of music and entertainment:
Where: Nottingham Central Library, Angel Row
When: Friday 5 February, 6:30pm - 9pm
For more information please contact enquiryline@nottinghamcity.gov.uk or call 0115 915 2825.
FREE - Just turn up

Hands Together - The Art of Social Enterprise
Come and see this inspirational exhibition celebrating communities from around the world who provide a sustainable future for their families by turning trash into cash.
Where: Nottingham Central Library, Angel Row
When: Monday 1 February - Saturday 26 March
Monday: 9am - 7pm
Tuesday: 9:30am - 7pm
Wednesday: 9am - 7pm
Thursday: 9am - 7pm
Friday: 9am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 9am - 4pm
For more information please contact enquiryline@nottinghamcity.gov.uk or call 0115 915 2825.
FREE - Just turn up

Radically Refashioned
Prepare to be amazed by this exuberant exhibition of upcycled funky fashion and awesome accessories, showcasing works made by New College Nottingham students alongside treasures from the international knowtrash collection.
Where: Lace Market Gallery, 5 Stoney Street
When: Friday 5 February until Thursday 25 February (closed during half term, Monday 15 - Friday 19 February), Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm.
For more information please contact gallery@ncn.ac.uk or call 0115 9125502.
FREE - Just turn up

Resourceful Recyclers
Visit this photographic exhibition featuring resourceful makers worldwide who ingeniously upcycle scrap metal, waste paper, discarded tyres and bottles into practical or pretty products. Find out about the resources that Playworks Scrapstore provides, so that you can try upcycling for yourself.
Where: Playworks, Alfred Street North, NG3 1AE
When: Monday - Thursday, 10am - 4pm and Saturday 6 February and Saturday 20 February and Saturday 5 March and Saturday 19 March, 10am - 4pm ONLY.
For more information please contact info@playworks.org.uk or call 0115 958 9199.
FREE - Just turn up

Recycle Deluxe
Explore this sensational exhibition of trash transformed into treasure. Showcasing stunning pieces by extraordinary designers from around the world who have a unique take on recycling and upcycling. Also featuring fabulous works by talented students right here in Nottingham.
Where: intu Broadmarsh, Ground Floor, near the glass lifts
When: Friday 5 February until Friday 26 March, Wednesday to Saturday, 10am - 4pm. Friday 5 February opening hours for Light Night will be 10am - 5:30pm
FREE - Just turn up

Mask Parade
Enjoy this enticing display of vibrant masks from around the globe. See how masks are made, find out about some of the exuberant celebrations where traditional masks are worn and be inspired to design and make your own mask.
Where: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley
When: Friday 5 February until Friday 4 March, Monday - Frida, 10am - 4pm.
For more information and to book a viewing please contact info@city-arts.org.uk or call 0115 9505251 (open house during Light Night)
FREE

'Hidden Beauties' insect installation made from recycled materials
Experience the fantastic work of 
Central College BTEC Level 1 Art & Design Student
Where: 'The Wedge' (opposite the Tunnel Vision Digital Art Gallery, intu Broadmarsh)
When: Friday 5 February -  Saturday 26 March
FREE

Newstead Dragon: Help the Dragon find his way home...
Come and see the Newstead Dragon on City Arts' window from Friday 19 February.  Future Newstead and City Arts commissioned artist Sarah Turner to create the dragon with young people from  Newstead. Sarah is known for creating artwork from plastics bottles and tin cans. Most of the waste materials were sourced from the Playworks Scrapstore in Nottingham.
The dragon will be in Sneinton Market for Light night  on Friday 5 February. Why not bring a  homemade lantern and help us guide the dragon to find his way home?
Where: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley
When: Friday 19 February until Friday 4 March
For more information please contact info@city-arts.org.uk or call 0115 9505251.
FREE

Photography Exhibition responding to recycling themes
Be inspired by a special photography exhibition by Central College Level 3 Students in Extended Diploma in Photography
Where: Tunnel Vision Digital Art Gallery, intu Broadmarsh
When: Monday 29 February - Sunday 6 March, Monday 14 - Sunday 20 March and Monday 28-  Sunday 3 April
FREE

 Talks

Bugs, Mould and Worms, Know your compost friends!
Join gardener Karen Fry for an interactive talk about turning your trash into compost treasure for your garden.
Where: Clifton Library, Southchurch Drive
When: Thursday 4 February, 10:30am - 11:30am
FREE - Just turn up

Trash to Treasure
Join Beth Morley from Nottingham City Council and Victoria Munro from City Arts to hear more about Trash to Treasure and how you can make simple changes at home to make the most of waste.
Where: Basford Library, Vernon Road
When: Tuesday 9 February, 10:30am - 11:30am
FREE - Just turn up

All about...Food Waste
Join Greg Hewitt, Sherwood Recycling Gala, Marsha Smith (Super Kitchen); Helen White (WRAP); Parminder Dhanjal (SFICE) and Rowen West-Henzell (Fareshare) to learn more about food waste and how we can reduce it by being creative!
Where: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH
When: Thursday 11 February, 6pm - 8pm
FREE - Just turn up

All about... Money from Waste
Join Jill Arnold (WEA), Diana Pasek-Atkinson (create.collaborate.commercialize); Amy Coulson (Sue Ryder Vintage Shop, Goosegate); Amanda Purkiss (British Heart Foundation) and Emma Lucas (Eve Trades, Framework) to learn more about how you can turn household waste into money!
Where: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH
When: Tuesday 16 February, 6pm - 8pm
FREE - Just turn up

All about... Beauty from Waste 
Join Paula Moss (artist, designer, consultant), Jo Atherton, Flotsamweaving and Rosalind Pounder (artist) for creative ideas on how you can turn household waste into something beautiful.
Where: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH
When: Wednesday 17 February, 6pm - 8pm
FREE - Just turn up

Bugs, Mould and Worms, Know your compost friends!
Join gardener Karen Fry for an interactive talk about turning your trash into compost treasure for your garden.
Where: Sherwood Library, Mansfield Road
When: Thursday 18 February, 10am -11am
FREE - Just turn up

All about... Beauty from Waste 
Join Fred Brookes (Cultivate), Sarah Turner (artist), Anna Roebuck (artist) and  Aimee Bollu (artist) for creative ideas on how you can turn household waste into something beautiful.

Where: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH
When: Thursday 18 February, 6pm - 8pm
FREE - Just turn up

All About Building Reclamation and Waste
Where: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH
When: Wednesday 24 February, 6pm - 8pm
FREE - Just turn up

Big Talk in the City, Chris Ebbert: Waste Not, Want Not - Living sustainable around the world
Where: Nottingham Mechanics, North Sherwood Street
When: Tuesday 1 March, 6pm - 7:30pm
FREE - Just turn up

Trash to Treasure - Diana Pasek-Atkinson: How to set up a business/social enterprise
Where: Clifton Library, Southchurch Drive
When: Thursday 3 March, 10:30am - 11:30am
FREE - Just turn up

All about The rest - electrical, metal and wood waste
Join Paul Clements, Commercial Director of Wastecycle, in dialogue with artists who use his kind of waste.
Where: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH
When: Friday 4 March, 6pm - 8pm
FREE - Just turn up

Bugs, Mould and Worms, Know your compost friends!
Join gardener Karen Fry for an interactive talk about turning your trash into compost treasure for your garden.
Where: Basford Library, Vernon Road
When: Thursday 8 March, 10:30am - 11:30am
FREE - Just turn up

Big Talk in the City with Michael Clifford
Where: Nottingham Central Library, Angel Row
When: Tuesday 15 March, 7pm
FREE - Just turn up

Trash to Treasure - Diana Pasek-Atkinson: How to set up a business/social enterprise
Where: Sherwood Library, Mansfield Road
When: Thursday 17 March, 10am -11am
FREE - Just turn up

 Workshops

Light Night Lantern Workshop
Create your own lantern to parade during Light Night!
Where: intu Broadmarsh, near the glass lifts
When: Friday 5 February, 3pm - 5pm
FREE - Just turn up

Build a Space Ship!
Join Playworks and help build a large scale Space Ship!
Where: Playworks, Alfred Street North, NG3 1AE
When: Friday 5 February, 4pm - 8pm
FREE - Just turn up

Light Night Craft-Along
Visit the creative emporium that is Debbie Bryan. With a host of visual interaction during the evening, enjoy the opportunity to take part in a self-led paper-folding Craft-Along. Inspired by the love of Light Night, sketch patterns and hand-stitch your paper creation both adorning it as your Light Night badge.
Where: Debbie Bryan, 18 St. Mary's Gate, Lace Market
When: Friday 5 February, from 4pm until late
FREE - To book, please call 0115 9507776 or email shop@debbiebryan.co.uk

#FirstFriday Craft Social
With the ever popular monthly social, this month craft is Draw. A world of pencils, paper and poetry, explore the Debbie Bryan examples of black-out poetry with self-led materials including gorgeous recycled papers.
Where: Debbie Bryan, 18 St. Mary's Gate, Lace Market
When: Friday 6 March, from 12pm until closing
FREE - To book, please call 0115 9507776 or email shop@debbiebryan.co.uk

Crafternoon, Picture Postcard
Choose from a gorgeous selection of hand-picked, vintage postcards to hand-stitch, embellish and design into your very own unique card. With a hearty measure of champagne and handmade chocolates included, indulge in stunning materials for an embroidery afternoon. All materials included, plus champagne and chocolates. 
Where: Debbie Bryan, 18 St. Mary's Gate, Lace Market
When: Saturday 6 February, 1pm - 3.30pm
Price: £30. To book, please call 0115 9507776 or email shop@debbiebryan.co.uk

Playworks Workshops
Where: intu Broadmarsh, near the glass lifts
When: Saturday 6, 13, 20 & 27 February and Saturday 5, 19 & 26 March, 11am - 1pm
FREE - Just turn up

Skills Demonstrations
Demo Fridays will showcase some of Nottingham's repairers, reusers and remakers. Learn a skill and find out where in Nottingham you can buy Trash to Treasure!
Where:intu Broadmarsh, near the glass lifts
When: Friday 12, 19 & 26 February & Friday 4, 11 & 18 March, 11am - 4pm
FREE - Just turn up

Create your own Dragon Mask
City Arts is running free workshops for families. Come and create your own dragon masks using recycled materials and take a photograph with the Newstead dragon before he heads back home.
Where: City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, NG1 1FH
When: Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 February, 2pm - 6pm
Spaces are limited so book a slot to avoid disappointment by emailing  info@city-arts.org.uk or calling 0115 9505251.

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