Nottingham, United Kingdom


  • Second Floor
  • Alfred House, Ashley Street,
  • Nottingham
  • England
  • NG31JG
  • United Kingdom

Opening times

Exhibition Opening times;
Wednesday & Thursday by appointment only
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12pm - 5pm.

To view the studios and tour of the space please contact

Travel Information

Bus: Carlton Road is served by NCT’s 24, 25, 25B, 26, 26C and 27 buses which all originate in Nottingham city centre.
Train: Nottingham Train Station


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BACKLIT is a two-storey independent art gallery located in the heart of Nottingham, UK. It provides affordable studio spaces for contemporary artists, supporting early career graduates and emerging artists. In its exhibition role BACKLIT provides a dynamic public programme of national and international artists including original artist commissions, screenings and live debates. Central to the BACKLIT ethos is its strong working relationships with regional universities and its partnerships with other galleries and creative organisations. It is also committed to supporting projects that promote community and local heritage.

Exhibiting Artists