Metronome building at night


Metronome is a national centre for music, moving image, video games, live performance and spoken word. Anchored around a 400-capacity (228 seated) venue, Metronome delivers an ambitious, diverse and contemporary cross-media programme.

Local, national & international

Artists, makers & thinkers

Concerts, conferences, lectures, spoken-word, DJs, improv and esports

400-capacity venue (228 seated), in the heart of Nottingham’s Creative Quarter

Fully-licensed bar, exhibition and gallery areas, and social spaces

Five world class recording studios, a mastering studio and 14 rehearsal spaces.

A  diverse live performance programme, encompassing music, film & TV, video games, and interactive and spoken word

Creating a platform for local artists with our active outreach work

Giving a unique opportunity for the artists and technicians of tomorrow


Best gig sound you’ve ever heard. You can hear everything.

Metronome customer

This is the nicest venue I have ever been in.

Holly Redford Hones

The sound is so clear and pristine.

Beth Rowley

Easiest load in ever.


The best in-house sound system in the East Midlands.

Juan Forte Events

We just can’t keep away from Metronome. The expansive stage and killer lighting has got us hooked.

Leftlion magazine

I think the building will lend itself to being a fine example of accessibility. Great performance space with brilliant bar and customer service to match!

Emma Youatt

I don’t think I’ve ever come across a place with such a ‘can do’ attitude before. It’s an exceptional space with exceptional talent supporting it.

Ian Smith, The Television Workshop