Here you can find a full listing of all Nottingham Institute (ni) events and details. If you should require any further information, please feel free to contact me or Dominic Corder, MD of The Nottingham Institute – dominic@thenottinghaminstitute.com


Gatherings are in informal get-together for niMembers (Nottingham Institute members) and their guests for a bit of networking and a general catch-up with each other in a relaxed environment. Talks are a chance for niMembers and their guests to hear inspirational talks from industry greats. Workshops are a chance for niMembers and their guests to actively take part in an open learning workshop run to increase or improve your skill-set.



11th January – niTalk Presents An Evening With: Adrian Reynolds – Scriptwriter and Writing Coach


Here is a fantastic opportunity for writers, scriptwriters and other creatives to join Adrian in what promises to be an exciting, uplifting and inspirational talk about writing professionally and well in digital media for film, comics and apps.


5th & 26th February – niEvents Presents A Sleep Workshop With: Nick Littlehales – In Pursuit of Excellence

Stanford House, Castle Gate, Nottingham – 5.30pm – 7pm – Tickets £25 (£10 to niMembers) – limited spaces available.


A former PGA golfer, International Sales & Marketing Director and Chairman of the UK Sleep Council, Nick has conducted many practical and clinical research projects into the varied sleeping habits adopted by the modern day sleeper and athlete.

His unique and passionate approach is endorsed by leading professionals in world sport. He has worked with the FA and England Squads, leading premiership football clubs, Rugby Union, Rugby League, British Cycling, The Sky Pro Cycling Team, Cricketers, Tri-athletes, Rowers and Golfers.

“I have known Nick over many years now, his enthusiasm, experience and knowledge in this field as a leading professional sports sleeping recovery coach, provides expert, practical and achievable advice. His approach is thoroughly professional and I can fully recommend his services” – Rob Swire Head Physiotherapist MSc MCSP SRP – Manchester United Football Club

Nick’s techniques can be used by athletes, business people or anyone looking to improve productivity, performance and recovery.

6th February – niEvents Present An Evening With: Hadrian Munro – Image Consultant

Stanford House, Castle Gate, Nottingham – 6pm – 8.30pm


Hadrian Munro has worked with some of the biggest names around – MTV, Dermot O’Leary, MixMag, bvlgari, MAC Cosmetics, Mikimoto and many more household names in television, theatre, magazines and runway shows for both London AND Milan Fashion Week. With a passion for sharing his industry knowledge with everyone to help them feel good about themselves, Hadrian invites you to come along, bring your favourite cosmetic product, and get the inside tips on how to look and feel like a movie star.

7th, 8th & 9th February – Nottingham StrEAT

In the Lace Market, Nottingham – Friday & Saturday 10am – 4pm & Sunday 11am – 3pm


A new street market comprising of arts, crafts, street-food and drinks vendors providing a variety of locally produced products. With lots to see, do and taste, this occasional street market is definitely Nottingham’s treat!

26th February – niGathering

We are proud to announce the next niGathering will be held at the FatCats in Nottingham on 26th February 2014.  The event starts at 5:30pm. The niGatherings are a great opportunity for members and non-members to meet and find out how they can work together. No-pressure networking with positive, friendly Nottingham businesses. If you have a particular challenge or idea you may need help or advice with – pop along for a drink and a chat, we’ll be happy to help.


28th February – Nottingham City Council Presents – Light Night

Nottingham Castle and other city locations – From 6pm onwards

Nottingham Castle will host exciting new entertainment, music, installations and projections for all ages. The theme of the event will link in with commemorations taking place across the country for the centenary of World War I.  Enjoy spectacular projections onto the Castle wall, and visit the caves for a WWI singsong.

Entry to the Castle will be £4 per adult if bought in advance (£5 on the night), and children under 16 go free. Tickets can be purchased now from the Tourist Information Office on Smithy Row and from Nottingham Castle.

Light Night will also feature free activities and entertainment across the city centre, inside and out.  Galleries, churches and the city’s cultural venues, including The Galleries Of Justice will be running a special Nottingham at Night programme.

PLUS The Nottingham Institute Secret Cave Tour!

As part of Light Night – The Nottingham Institute will be running a Secret Cave Tour at Nottingham Castle that is FREE for everyone. All you need to do is bring a phone or tablet with data and the free Aurasma App installed to access amazing free interactive content on this spooky, secret tour for all the family. (Download the Aurasma App here for free)

Explore the city from a new perspective as it is brought to life after dark!

28th February – Final Friday! at The Nottingham Institute

Stanford House, Castle Gate, Nottingham – 12.30pm – 4pm – Tickets £25 (Free to niMembers)

Final Friday At The Nottingham Institute

Every last Friday of the month, The Nottingham Institute is hosting a Free-For-Members networking and business workshop event. This month, the workshop is Online & Social Network Training with TJ Elliott Ltd and The Coker Swinscoe Consultancy.


10th, 11th, 12th & 13th July – Americana Promotions Presents: The Americana International Festival

Prestwold Hall, Leicestershire, just off J23 of the M1

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Join us for the 34th annual festival at our new home of Prestwold Hall for Europe’s Premier American Lifestyle Event! The American cars, bikes, trucks, RV’s will get you revved up and the best American music you’ll ever hear.


With over 40 live music acts on over several stages, amazing automotive displays, vintage American-styled fashion shows, a living wild west history exhibition and lots of traders and attractions – The Americana International Festival is the best family festival of the year!


7th September – niEvents Present : The Nottingham Barefoot Walk

Wollaton Park, Nottingham – 10am – 4pm


The Barefoot Walk is a family day charity event, set in the stunning grounds of Wollaton Park, where participants walk barefoot on the grass to raise money for charity. 2014 promises to be even bigger – but click here to see how much fun we had at the event in 2013!


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