• Meeting space | Gallery | Garden cafe

    THiNK in NG: space for 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

    Terms and conditions


    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

    Garden cafe with fresh creative food produced by our lovely cooks and local independent growers and 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

    Breaking news....opening Friday 11th and every weekend in January - (Fri, Sat & Sun) Dash Garden Cafe serving delicious and exciting plant-based food, plus Zero Waste Shop and eco-homewares.

    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 the garden cafe and join the long table for new conversations and serendipitous meetings of minds.


    People's Prize Winners

    Exhibition - opening night

    Friday 22nd February


    Chosen by visitors to our Summer Open Exhibition as their favourite artists, Sally Whitrow and Sandy Bartle are showing a glorious body of diverse work (see more below). Get the first chance to see it over a complimentary glass of wine at the opening night. Exhibition continues Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Sunday 3rd March.





    Learning Festival Planning

    Monday February 25th


    We're planning a Learning Festival across the county. Come and hear from Sian Rees, Director of Bristol Learning City and how we can apply their lessons.

    Details & book ticket





    Judges' Prize Winner

    Exhibition - opening night


    Thursday March 7th

    4- 8.30pm

    Zaza Lewis was selected overall winner by our distinguished panel of gallery owners and art professionals. Free Entry to Opening Night with complimentary drink. The exhibition will be open to the public Friday, Saturday and Sunday until 18th March.

    Blue Stockings March Brunch

    Tuesday March 12th

    10am - noon

    Join our Women's Network Mini-Business Retreat led by Mary Baird -Wilcock of The Simplifiers

    Details & book ticket





  • Exhibitions

    Exhibitions are normally free entry on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The gallery can also be hired for private meetings, events and workshops outside these times including evenings. Email hello@thinkinng.org for availability.

    Sally Whitrow

    Joint winner with Sandy Bartle of the People's Prize in our Summer Open Exhibition

    Opening Night Friday 22nd February. The exhibition is open to the public Friday, Saturday and Sunday until 4pm Sunday 3rd March.

    Sandy Bartle

    joint winner of the People's Prize in our Summer Open Exhibition

    Opening Night Friday 22nd February.

  • 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

    • Large windows providing vast amounts of natural light throughout the space
    • 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 
    • 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, spacious courtyard area

    Hire rates

    Meeting room 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

    Terms and Conditions

    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.

    Terms and conditions

    Pop-Up Hire

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

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

    Details and Booking Enquiry Form.

    Terms and conditions

  • 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
  • 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.

  • News & blog

    What's been happening, random thoughts and musings

    Winning pitch at #NottsSoup We listened to four brilliant pitches for funding for money from Hard Heads and Hang Ups with Nottingham Soup, all of which used arts activities to address mental health issues. The winner was Beth and Lizzie with their project, Lets Talk about Loss, the UK’s first...
  • Contact Us

    We'd be delighted to hear from you

    THiNK in NG
    Cobden Place,
    Cobden Chambers, off Pelham St, Nottingham NG1 2ED
    Garden 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
  • Privacy Policy

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    This website is run by and provides information on;

    THINK Hire and Events Ltd Registered in England No. 10301929

    THINK Kiosk Ltd Registered in England No.10302720

    THINK Good Business Ltd Registered in England 10409725

    All have registered office of Cobden Place, Cobden Chambers, Off Pelham Street, Nottingham, NG1 2ED

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