Catch up on all the Inspire activities from across the Nottstopping Festival

Published 27th May 2020

Teams from across Inspire organised and contributed an amazing selection of online activities and performances to the line-up of the May bank holiday weekend's Nottstopping Festival.

The festival, presented and organised by Light Hustle, aimed to celebrate and connect the wealth of creativity across Nottinghamshire whilst fundraising to provide gifts, treats and experiences for frontline workers.

But don't worry if you missed anything or want to watch again, below is the full list of all the Inspire activity that took place across the weekend for you to take another look at...

Interview with Rachel Carter: Hear Rachel being interviewed about her Inspire-commissioned exhibition and her work on the Family Tree with Scrooby Knitters and the Redlands Primary School.

Jess Fisher: Award winning Able Orchestra musician Jess Fishers demonstrates how to make music with the CONTROL ONE wheelchair controller.

Inspire Youth Arts: Live Stream - presenting a showcase of  the very best young talent Notts has to offer, click on the link for each of the individual artists;

Mayflower Movies: fun family workshop suitable for ages 7+. Make a Mayflower ship, then set sail across an animated ocean to a new world and capture the action in a GIF

Inspire Youth Arts: Showcase 1 - Clips from various IYA films, music, dance and digital performances that showcase the range and diversity of IYA’s projects. 

Inspire Youth Arts: Showcase 2 - Clips from various IYA films, music, dance and digital performances that showcase the range and diversity of IYA’s projects. 

Inspire Youth Arts: Showcase 3 - Clips from various IYA films, music, dance and digital performances that showcase the range and diversity of IYA’s projects. 

Inspire Youth Arts: Able Orchestra - watch their performance from the BBC Salford Studios

Activity Sheets - Easy to do creative activity sheets that are linked with each of Inspire’s fabulous projects and exhibitions.

Amazing Animal Doodles: Join artist Fabric Lenny for some doodle and animation fun.

Story making challenge with Jayne WilliamsNottinghamshire writer and playwright Jayne Williams challenges children to create a story!

The Charity Knitting Challenge - Hats 400: our 2020 charity challenge invites you to thread up, cast on and create a warm hat to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower setting sail.

Virtual exhibition: Spirit of Mayflower - Language of Sculpture: An exhibition exploring ancestry, macramé knotting and The Mayflower.

VE Day virtual exhibition and chance to add to Nottinghamshire Archives: As VE Day 75 celebrations couldn’t go ahead as planned, we created a fabulous virtual exhibition of Nottinghamshire images of the time for you to explore.

Voices - A poetry project with Ben Norris: An exhibition of poetry created by and with people whose voices, for health, social or age-related reasons, may be rarely heard.

Henry Normal's Epic tour - Around his house: Join Henry for the closing weekend of his epic tour of poems and stories around his house.

Open Studio Notts - This year Open studios has gone virtual and Inspire will promote selected 2020 artists and makers through our virtual exhibition

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