• Meeting space | Gallery | Garden cafe

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


    Mon - Thurs daytime and every evening

    Flexible meeting & events space - ground floor, disabled facilities, beautiful natural light, wifi, suntrap courtyard, 3 mins walk from trams & car park.

    Special Offer 

    Hire Information + prices

    Booking Enquiry Form


    Mon - Thurs daytime and every evening

    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.


    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




    Friday - Sunday

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

    Info and Enquiry Form

    Open cafe hours

  • What's on

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

    Friday Freelancers' 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, with one or more of our Team Friday.

    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.


    Socially-minded Network

    Every 1st Tuesday

    Next- April 3rd

    5.30 -8.30pm

    Do you have meaning in your work or business? Network discussion for socially-minded people and organisations.

    Details and booking


    Fellows' Meet Up

    Every 3rd Thursday

    Next- April 19th

    6.00 - 8.30pm

    Could Nottingham become a City of Learning? Join discussion for Fellows and others interested in local activities of the RSA


    Pop-up Food Shop

    April 13-15

    Bring your containers and stock up from Nottingham Zero Waste Collective. Opens Friday 12.30-5, Sat 10-5pm, Sun !0 - 4pm.




    Pop-up choir

    April 18th

    6.45 - 9.00pm

    Everybody is welcome to come and sing your heart out and leave with the spring in your step! Led by Kari Olsen Porthouse

    £10 inc refreshments

    Details and booking.



    Sgt Pepper Uncovered

    April 21st

    11am - 12pm

    The cover has provoked as much fascination and speculation as the music. So what is it all about? Discover more in this talk by Dr Marcus Collins.

    Free Tickets



    Independent Record Store Day

    April 21st


    Cobden Chambers' creative businesses have come together to provide a day filled with music, fashion, food, literature and general good vibes.





    Photography Tips and Tricks

    April 24th

    6 - 9.00pm

    How to use your mobile phone to improve your product photos. Workshop delivered by Ben from Rawson Photography.

    £30 Details and booking.



    Supper Club

    April 28th

    from 7.30pm prompt

    A culinary journey around the world with fabulous Chef Karl Tyler. 6 course taster menu £45-£55

    Details and booking



    Busk Off!

    May 5th & 6th

    1 - 8pm

    Courtyard arts and music festival in aid of Hard Heads and Hang Ups fund for arts and mental health projects.

    Details and booking



    Blue Stockings May Brunch

    Next - May 8th

    10.00am - 11.30am

    The lively Facebook Group meets off-line for collective problem- solving - this month focusing on how to get more customers. Get talking over delicious, brunch. £15

    Details and booking


    Nottingham Soup

    May 15th 6-9pm

    4 pitches for funding for arts & mental health projects. Donate a fiver for soup and vote for the project you like best. Want to pitch? See details for application form and advice.

    Details and booking



  • 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

    Hire rates

    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.

    Creative Meeting Room Special Offer

    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 Good 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 and nurture 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


    Free evening course for artists, designers and makers with products or services to sell

    Prepare for a Pop-up: the complete series

    4 x 3 hour workshops 6-9pm successive Wednesdays 2nd -23rd May in Nottingham

    and in Derby 6-9pm successive Wednesdays 9th - 30th May

    Delivered on behalf of the Creative Quarter Company, these courses are part of the ERDF-funded Big House project and free to eligible participants from the creative industries in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

    Details and booking Nottingham course.

    Details and booking Derby course.


  • 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.

  • Spring Open Exhibition - Cover Versions

    We challenged artists to create new artwork the size of an LP cover. Over 50 selected entries on view now until 29th April every weekend Friday 12.30 - 5pm, Saturday 10 -5pm and Sunday 10 - 4pm (closed Easter Sunday). Come and vote for your favourite artists. The 3 winners of the People's votes are awarded a solo exhibition.

  • 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