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Clarendon is one of of Nottingham College’s biggest campuses, featuring amazing facilities including sprung-floor dance studios, a live music venue, recording studios and two performance theatres.

Clarendon is home to our music and performance students as well as Access to Nursing, childcare (early years), computing, hair and beauty and hospitality and catering.

If you want to pursue a career that you love and makes going to work every day interesting and enjoyable, choosing a course with us will help you to learn more about the creative industries and how you can find your place within them.

If you are studying music and performance, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to showcase your work in one of our many performances. These shows are often visited by industry experts and practitioners looking for the next generation of talent. In 2017, we took this to the next level, as we were the only company from the East Midlands to perform at the National Theatre in London!

Contact Information

Nottingham College
Pelham Avenue

Telephone: 0115 9 100 100


Hair and Beauty Salons

The Clarendon hair and beauty salon partners with L'Oreal, Dermalogica and KeraCare to offer treatments to paying customers - again all at excellent prices!

You can read more about the hair and beauty salons here.

Music and Performance

As part of the Music and Performance courses, you’ll have access to amazing facilities including: recording studios, rehearsal rooms, PC and Mac technology suites, three live music performance venues, a keyboard lab, a music technology live performance suite, DJ rooms and a piano practice room. In fact, we’re the city’s most kitted-out music studio.

If theatre is your passion, we’ve got a 200-seat theatre and a more intimate 80-seat studio theatre - both fully-equipped with lighting and sound. On top of that, we also have three dance studios, four acting studios, a costume department, a set design studio and a construction workshop.

Once Upon a Time Nursery

Clarendon has an on-site nursery for private users, staff and students.

For more information about Clarendon's Once Upon A Time Day Nursery, click here.


The library has a range of desktop PCs, laptops, tablets and Surface Books, all equipped with the Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet for use on a drop-in basis, or our PCs are bookable up to three weeks in advance. You can even borrow items such as digital and video cameras, charging cables and headphones!

Free WiFi and WiFi printing is also available throughout our Libraries along with scanning facilities and colour and black and white printers and photocopiers.

There are a range of study spaces across our Libraries, whether you need independent study space, a group working area or quiet/silent study options, we have something that suits your learning style.

Our qualified and experienced staff are on hand to help you with your day-to-day studies, including help with finding information, researching a topic, using the PCs, creating documents and presentations, compiling bibliographies and reference lists. We also demonstrate how you can use and search our range of online resources, in 1-1 or group sessions.

What's more, we have an extensive collection of online resources available for access 24/7!

Car Parking

There is limited staff parking available for which there is a charge of £3 per day or £1.50 per half day. There are parking machines on site or you can pay using the Ringo app.