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Ice Nine

Nottingham's number 1 alternative shopping experience since 1979

Oozee Boozee Bakes

Baked with love and liquor, Oozee Boozee Bakes is a Nottingham based cake business specialising in yummy alcoholic cakes & treats.

Logiclock Escape Rooms

Logiclock is an entertaining puzzle-based live escape game a new form of entertainment.

Megan Crook Textiles & Get Crooked

Megan produces an eclectic and inspiring collection of colourful accessories, interiors and bespoke garments. Charming, warm yet coquettishly edgy. A sure favourite amongst textile fans.

LSjatDS Studio

In LSjatDS Studio you will discover unique clothes, accessories, homeware, artistic ceramics all made within the philosophy of playing with colours, mixing humour with elegance, old with new, creating lines and stories.


Fiercely-independent Bar and Restaurant specialising in cocktails and meatballs.

Braze Cafe Bar

Braze is a cafe bar serving great coffee, light bites, cakes, beer & wine. We also happen to be the new front of the much loved speakeasy cocktail bar Boilermaker - turns out they never did sell any boilers!

Earthtones Sound Therapy

Sound Therapy to release what's holding you back, help you relax and ease tension.

The Bead Shop

At The Bead Shop, we provide a friendly knowledgeable experience whether you are buying beads or craft materials, need advice on how to make your own jewellery, wish to attend a creative workshop or would like us to fix some broken jewellery for you.

Shop Zero

Shop Zero is a zero waste bricks and mortar (and e-commerce store) offering people the opportunity to reduce their environmental impact.

Crossfit Nottingham

A friendly and fun gym focused around safe, functional movements. We are results based, meaning that with your full commitment you will see noticeable changes in your strength and conditioning in a short period of time. Join us for a free taster.

Neon Raptor Brewing Company

Taproom of Neon Raptor Brewing Company, serving fresh craft beers brewed on site.

Get Crooked

Get Crooked is a colour loving, fashion powerhouse.

Stick & Ribbon

Independent ladieswear boutique based in Cobden Chambers, Nottingham. A place to relax, try and buy, whilst having fun!

The Co-Working Club

The Co-Working Club is a supportive online community for likeminded women and Nottingham's FIRST female-only co-working space, The Co-Working Clubhouse which is situated in the heart of the Lace Market

Soul and Flare

Modern feminine vintage & re/styled clothing studio.

Fusion, the Hangzhou Cultural & Creative Industry Exchange Centre

Fusion, the Nottingham and Hangzhou Cultural & Creative Industry Exchange Centre is a gallery space at Sneinton Market Avenues that encourages exchange between creative businesses in Nottingham and Hangzhou in China.


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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