Museum of Nottingham Life


Co-created by composer Elizabeth Kelly and service users at Double Impact support centre in Nottingham.

In a future where humans have become extinct, a robot explores the city, trying to rediscover its past. As it enters the Museum of Nottingham Life, it encounters all sorts of treasures from happier times – from fish and chips, and green mushy peas, to music, football, poetry and industry.

It is led into a room where the brains of Nottingham’s most notable residents have been preserved, from the poet Lord Byron and the chemist Jesse Boot, to fashion designer Paul Smith and cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason. The robot is about to discover something that will allow it to reconnect with its own humanity.

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