CQ Logo The creative quarter, Nottingham
All articles
Subscribe CQ Finder

Looking for something in the CQ? Creative Quarter?


Penny Lane brings a taste of the seaside to Nottingham

Fri 3rd May 2019

by Lauren Lynch

Ever want to escape to the coast but you can't get there? Fear not as Penny Lane is now open for business as they bring the seaside to us!

Life News

“Dreamt up from seaside family holidays and unforgettable summer day trips to Matlock Bath, Blackpool and Brighton's iconic pier.”

Penny Lane

Photos: Nottinghamshire Live

“Penny Lane is a place for everyone. Whether it be for food, drink or our iconic amusement arcades, we welcome you to join us & explore a truly beautiful space in the heart of Nottingham’s Lace Market.”

Penny Lane

Photo: Nottinghamshire Live

Photo: Nottinghamshire Live

“Penny Lane is a nostalgic trip down memory lane designed to take you back to your youth of seaside fun fairs and arcades. Everything is old school. It creates a really good atmosphere - it's a nice family buzz.”

Operations manager Jamie Barnes

Photo: Nottinghamshire Live

“Penny Lane will be our flagship venue and will feature some of our most exciting and adventurous ideas yet. Nottingham is such a vibrant city, known for its artistic flare and independent scene, so it was really important that we created something different with a unique interactive element – Penny Lane is just that. We are really excited to open up the venue during the daytime too, which will be suitable for families and children looking to have a go on the games and relax with some casual food and drink."”

Operations director Michael Johnson

More that might interest you...

Looking for something in the Creative Quarter?



Modern urban living in and amongst refurbished lace factories and warehouses. On-trend independent retailers and many bars, restaurants, cafés, galleries, arts cinema and theatres. A buzz in the daytime and a rhythm at night.

See what


Nottingham Trent University, the UK’s University of the Year, has a Creative Quarter campus. Nottingham College is investing £58m in a new skills hub. Confetti is expanding fast. Metronome is open for business and learning.

See where


Easy-access offices and workshops. Co-working and incubator spaces. Top-notch commercial premises. CQ supports entrepreneurs and creative businesses before they start trading, to start trading, and to grow.

See who


Investment and business location in Nottingham support the growth of our creative economy. The Creative Quarter offers the right skills, the right location and the best opportunities in the East Midlands’ fastest growing city.

See why

Unit 36, Avenue C, Sneinton Market, Nottingham NG1 1DW map-pin

Join the conversation

Get the CQ newsletter


© Copyright Creative Quarter Nottingham. All rights reserved.