Take Part

Our passionate and friendly Participation team offer a variety of programmes for the community to get involved in. These take place both in our building and at other locations around the city and county.

Keep scrolling to find out more about the many ways you can take part!

Whatever your age, experience and interests, we have something on offer for everyone. Each of our programmes have bursary places available and we also ensure our building and sessions are accessible to all participants.

We’d love to hear from you! If you’d like to know more about anything we offer, you can email the team at: participation@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk.

Classes and Courses

Our classes and courses cover a range of topics from ballroom dancing to painting.

Young People

Nottingham Playhouse runs a variety of participation groups that enable young people to engage with and create theatre.

Encore (previously 55+)

The Encore programme for older people offers social, creative and enjoyable classes for all abilities


We run community projects to engage with young people and communities who don't have easy access to the arts.


Our priority is to build long-term partnerships with our local schools and offer a range of creative programmes to enjoy.

Our Freelance Team

Our busy participation programme is by designed and delivered by a diverse, talented team of freelance staff


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