YOUnique Festival 2020

29 February 2020, 12pm-6pm

New Art Exchange

YOUnique is an exciting arts festival organised by, and for, young people in Nottingham. It is a chance for us to come together, share our creativity, celebrate who we are and express our views on issues that matter to us. Come along on the day and take part in creative workshops, see artwork and enjoy performances created by young people across the city.

This year's festival theme is Identity: Who Am I?

Workshops (12pm - 3pm)

Self Portraits - Join artist Shamila Chady to create large scale self portraits using collage and paint. (12pm - 3pm)

Beatbox & Spoken Word - Express yourself at our Beatbox and Spoken Word workshops with Rapper Akshay Sharma. (12.30pm - 1.30pm & 2pm - 3pm)

Street Dance - Show off your moves at our Street Dance workshops with Miss Pinky, from Pinky's Dance Academy. (12.30pm - 1.30pm & 2pm - 3pm)

Performances (3.30pm - 4pm)

Dance performance by Helping Kids Achieve

Film screening by YARD Youth Theatre

Spoken word performance by James Sikora and Ella Burns Robin

Identity Crisis Party (4pm - 6pm)

Join the party with free food, music by DJ Zion, an open mic for spontaneous performances, and a pop up exhibition by Mansfield Road Youth Club.

FREE | All are welcome

Watch the YOUnique Festival 2020 Trailer!

Check out these photos from last year's festival...

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New Art Exchange
39-41 Gregory Boulevard
NG7 6BE, Uk


0115 924 8630


Opening Times

Mon: Closed

Tues -  Sat: 10:00 – 16:00

Sun: Closed

Closed Bank Holidays

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We would like to acknowledge the financial support new art exchange has received from our funders and partners.

Supported by

Logos for; Arts Council England, Nottingham City Council

Capital funders

Logos for; Nottingham City Council, East Midlands Development Agency, Neighbourhood Development Company, European Regional Development Fund, Greater Nottingham Partnership, Arts Council England