Welcome to the Sherwood Room.

This room is brought to you by three of Nottinghamshire's finest arts institutions: New Art Exchange, New Perspectives Theatre Company and Inspire Culture Learning and Libraries. 

The New Art Exchange showcases a immersive exhibition, this works best on a PC or Laptop and may be limited on a phone or tablet.


New Art Exchange presents Encroachments, an immersive exhibition by the acclaimed British Artist, Shezad Dawood. On show at New Art Exchange between Jan – March 2020, the installation explores the relations between Pakistan and the US since partition in 1947.

Encroachments is co-commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation for SB14, 2019 and New Art Exchange, Nottingham. Generously supported by the Bagri Foundation. Special thanks to Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, Timothy Taylor, London, EMI Pakistan, Umeed Ansari, Ahsan Sajjad, Fasahat Syed, Iftikhar Dadi, Dion Neutra, Barbara Lamprecht, Sonya Rehman and Arif Belgaumi


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This short film by the multi-award winning filmmaker Grant Gee is shot on location to support a unique episode of a new audio series by David Rudkin.

Hidden voices and haunted landscapes are conjured up in ten unique stories from the imagination of visionary writer David Rudkin. Join a stellar cast including Juliet Stevenson, Toby Jones, Josie Lawrence, Michael Pennington and Stephen Rea, among many others on an enlightening journey across the British Isles with this dramatic audio cycle that will transform your sense of the landscape around you. This 10-strong podcast series is available free to download now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and others.

River, Of Course 

On The Motorway

Inspire Picture Archive

Roll up, roll up for virtual heritage fun with Inspire Picture Archive, in a specially curated  UPLOAD Virtual Festival area over the weekend. 

All the fun of the fair (and festivals, circuses and parades) is there to showcase our best pictures of local people enjoying high days and holidays at home and away. 


The Inspire Picture Archive makes it easy to browse and download fascinating historical images of Nottinghamshire. The collection includes our wonderful photographs from the Raleigh Cycle Company, along with thousands more from around the county - 22,700 at the last count! 


Click the button to be taken to Inspire's website and see the Inspire Picture Archive! Enjoy the festival.