The Old Market Square is an open, pedestrianised city square in Nottingham. It is the largest such surviving square in the United Kingdom, forming the heart of the city, and covering an area of approximately 22,000 m².Located in the heart of Nottingham City Centre, the square is bounded by Beast Market Hill to the West, Smithy Row to the North, and South Parade to the South, fantastic areas for shopping.
With over half a million visitors every year, the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham are two of the UK's most successful touring venues, leading the way for arts and entertainment in the East Midlands region. There diverse programme of events includes internationally renowned orchestras, the highest quality ballet, contemporary dance, opera and touring drama alongside West End musicals, family shows, stand-up comedy and rock & pop music.
Situated in Nottingham city centre, Nottingham Playhouse puts on a wide variety of drama, music, dance, comedy and of course, the legendary Nottingham Playhouse pantomime. Nottingham Playhouse has been one of the United Kingdom’s leading producing theatres since its foundation in 1948.
Broadway Cinema is an independent cinema in the city of Nottingham. It is located in the Hockley area. In 2009, the cinema was rated as one of the 'best in the world' by Total Film magazine. The Broadway building we know and love has changed a lot since it opened as a regional film theatre in the 1960s.
Nottingham Contemporary is an international art centre with a strong sense of local purpose. Their exhibition programme has been described as "constantly inventive" by The Observer. Nottingham Contemporary’s principal art form is contemporary visual arts, presented in 770 square metres of exhibition space.