• Meeting space | Gallery | Garden cafe

    Feeding creativity, enterprise and change-makers in Nottingham city centre

    Meet

    Meet old friends and make new ones through co-working, networks, pop-up suppers, events and workshops. Hire us for your activities too.

    Hire Information + prices

    Booking Enquiry Form

    Eat

    Friday - Sunday

    Beth Marriott's award-winning Kiosk cafe serving freshly prepared Middle Eastern inspired food using local suppliers.

    Cafe hours

    Friday 9 - 5pm

    Saturday 10 - 5pm

    Sunday 10 - 4pm

     

    Shop

    Friday - Sunday

    Frequently changing pop-up shops and exhibitions. Hire space for your own pop-up shop or exhibition.

    Info and Enquiry Form

    Learn

    From how to develop a good business to solving social challenges, this is the place to meet new thinking over great food. Learn with others, share ideas and collaborate.

  • What's on

    We're just getting started so make sure you sign up for updates!

    Friday Workspace

    Every Friday

    9.00am -12.30pm

    Need a productive place to work with a sounding board and experts on hand to help? Hosted by SFEDI qualified business adviser Emma Torrance.

    Details and booking

     

    Friday Social Eating

    Every Friday

    12.30 -2.00pm

    Buy your lunch from Kiosk cafe and join the long table for new conversations and serendipitous meetings of minds.

     

    Schrodinger's Caffe

    February 19th

    7.00 - 9.00pm

    Part of Nottingham's festival of science and curiosity, join other curious minds in the cafe for conversations and experiments about the Complexities of the Human Brain.

    Complimentary drink and sciencey snacks included!

    Details and booking

    THiNK: Liberty Singers

    February 21st

    7.15 - 9.30pm

    Come and join us and sing 6 well-known pop songs from across the decades. Tickets cost
    £10 including refreshments - but please bring your own cup! For more details please join our facebook group 'Think Nottingham Liberty Singers'.

    Packaging-free pop-up food shop

    March 2nd-4th

    Nottingham Zero Waste Collective host a very special food event; a inaugural Zero Waste pop-up where you can buy delicious wholefoods packaging and plastic-free! Bring your own tubs, jars, or produce bags or we'll have paper bags available for you to use.

    Socially-minded Network

    Every 1st Tuesday

    Next- March 6th

    6.00 -8.30pm

    Network for socially-minded people and organisations.

    Details and booking

     

    Women of Nottingham: Opening Night

    March 8th

    5.00pm- Late

    Nottingham College students have photographed 100 women across Nottingham. There will be a bar and a DJ and we will be raising money for local women’s causes

    More details available through Facebook.

    Blue Stockings March Brunch

    March 13th

    10.00am - 11.30am

    Come and meet Blue Stockings women for brunch! Get a chance to talk about something that's challenging you or share your news, offers and events over delicious, freshly prepared Kiosk brunch.

    Details and booking

    Fellows' Meet Up

    Every 3rd Thursday

    Next- March 15th

    6.00 - 8.00pm

    Meet-up for Fellows and others interested in local activities of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce).

     

    Spring open Exhibition

    selection day

    March 26th

    2.00 - 8.00pm

    Our Spring Exhibition, Cover Versions, is open to aspiring and established artists of all ages.

    Details and submissions

    Cover Versions: Opening Night

    March 29th

    6.00 - 9.00pm

    Work displayed will be reviewed by a panel of independent judges to select an overall winner. All visitors can also vote their three favourites to win the People's Prizes.

    Details and booking.

    (limited availability of free tickets with a complimentary drink)

     

  • Hire

    THiNK: is a flexible creative space that provides hire options for a large variety of private and public-facing events.

    THiNK; Meeting Space

    Venue Highlights

    • Several large windows providing vast amounts of natural light throughout the space
    • Two large flexible inter-connecting spaces with break-out areas
    • Moveable furniture for flexible layouts to suit your unique needs
    • High-quality projection facilities and Wi-Fi throughout with on-site technical support
    • Located on the ground floor with facilities for disabled, wheelchair users and pushchairs
    • Located in the Creative Quarter in the heart of Nottingham city centre surrounded by some of Nottingham’s best shops, bars, restaurants and café’s (including our own Award-winning Kiosk)
    • Award-winning cafe and catering facilities that can be suited to your dietary requirements
    • Good social media profile and mailing lists to support promotion of events
    • Friendly and helpful staff to support you with any requirements you may need
    • Excellent transport links, just a 3-minute walk from a tram stop and a public car park
    • Beautiful and spacious courtyard area

    Availability

    Meeting room and cafe area available for hire Monday -Thursday all day and evening and also Friday- Sunday after 5 pm and before 10 am.

    Costs and Catering Details.

    Booking Enquiry Form.

    Gallery Hire

    The gallery area is available to hire Friday - Sunday during the cafe's opening hours with set up and take down arranged outside of these hours.

    We would love to help you plan your exhibition and can offer:

    • Flexible hanging and take down times

    • Support with promotion and social media marketing

    • Disabled access and facilities

    • Your own private view Friday 4-7pm for £60 and BYO

    • Cost £100 - £300 (£500 for two weekends)

    Booking Enquiry Form.

    Pop-Up Hire

    The creative meeting room and pop up spaces are available to hire for Retail/Exhibition purposes Friday - Sunday.

    The KIOSK Cafe is open to the public during those hours.

    Details and Booking Enquiry Form.

  • Courses

    The Good Business School

    The Business School at THiNK will help you get started, keep on track and learn new ways to make a good living.

    We work with inspiring teachers and coaches from business, education and the not-for-profit sectors to provide learning experiences that are:

    • Practical – ensuring theory works in real-life situations.
    • Ethical – promoting good business - enterprise that doesn’t damage people or the planet and makes a positive contribution to the world.
    • Personal – cares about you and your business. Helping you make a good living, nurturing your well-being as well as a successful business.

    We Offer:

    • Courses
    • Business advice
    • Mentoring and coaching
    • Networks
    • Friday independent workspace with business advice on hand

    Current Courses

    Prepare for a Pop-up: the complete series

    4 x 3 hour workshops 6-9pm Mondays 26 Feb, 5th, 12th and 19th March

    Are you a designer or maker from the creative or digital industries with products or services to sell?

    Free to eligible participants in Nottinghamshire and Derbysire. Further details and booking here.

     

  • Friday Freelancers' workspace

    Working for yourself doesn't have to mean being by yourself!

    Freelancers and freethinkers, sole traders and entrepreneurs...

    Got to Friday and not managed to cross that important task off your list? You need a productive place to work with help on hand should you need it. Hosted every week by Emma Torrance, SFEDI qualified independent business adviser with one or more of our Team Friday, a bunch of people who can help out with specialist advice including social media, website content, accounts, legal, contract and employment issues, funding and administration. Just bring your laptop, phone, tasks in hand and prepare to finish the week on a high! You can check out which of the Team Friday will be around here.

    9am - 12.30pm - FREE - but please support us by buying from the cafe.

  • Our Spring Exhibition

    Our Spring Exhibition, Cover Versions, is open to aspiring and established artists of all ages.

    Selection takes place Monday 26th March 2 - 8pm

    Create wall-based art in any medium the size of an LP Cover, have fun, be creative and please read these guidelines carefully and print off and complete the Entry Form, bring it with your work for selection anytime between 2 - 8pm Monday 26th March to THiNK, Cobden Chambers, off Pelham St, Nottingham NG1 2ED.

    Opening night is Thursday 29th March, tickets are available here.

    We look forward to meeting you and your work.

  • Open Exhibition Winners

    Forthcoming Solo Exhibitions open to visitors Friday-Sunday

    Faye Baines

    People's Prize

    Spring 2017

    Solo Exhibition

    9th - 18th February

    Paul Johnstone

    People's Prize

    Summer 2017

    Solo Exhibition

    16th - 25th February

    Sophie Robins

    People's Prize

    Summer 2017

    Solo Exhibition

    23rd February- 4th March

    Fiona MacDonald Holt

    People's Prize

    Summer 2017

    Solo Exhibition

    23rd February - 4th March

    Kelly Ann Holmes

    People's Prize

    Summer 2017

    Solo Exhibition

    TBC

    Anna E Davies

    Judges' Prize and People's Prize

    Summer 2017

    Solo Exhibition

    17th - 28th January

    Amy Primarolo

    People's Prize

    Summer 2017

    Solo Exhibition

    2nd - 11th February

  • Contact Us

    We'd be delighted to hear from you

    THiNK: with Kiosk
    Cobden Place,
    Cobden Chambers, off Pelham St, Nottingham NG1 2ED
    Kiosk Cafe open
    Friday 9 - 5pm
    Saturday 10 - 5pm
    Sunday 10am - 4pm

    For private hire and events Mon - Thurs and every evening please
    phone or email.
    07449 491710