Lakeside Arts

Welcome to Lakeside Arts


Welcome to Nottingham Lakeside Arts

Welcome to Nottingham Lakeside Arts, The University of Nottingham's exciting programme of exhibitions, music, drama, dance, special collections archaeology, participatory and family events for everyone.

Over the next 12 months you'll see changes in our branding and website which reflect our new title, and which provide you with better, clearer information about what we do - working in the community, with University colleagues and artists, and in partnerships regionally, nationally and internationally.

In the meantime, please bear with us through the machinations of tramworks, and finding new ways to Lakeside via the North and West Entrances.


Driving to Lakeside

The South Entrance to University Park Campus has been partly reopened. It is now possible to take a left turn into and out of the Campus. It is still not possible to take a right turn into or out of the South Entrance.

The West or North entrances might still be a good alternative to avoid delays. Please contact Box Office on 0115 846 7777 should you require more detailed advice on directions.







Nell Gwyn

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Sunday 22 February 4.30 - 6.15pm

Highfields Park

Join us in celebrating Chinese New Year with film screenings, traditional music and dancing and a spectacular firework finale over the lake.

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Lee Millers War

Lee Miller's War

29 November - 22 February

WWII's only female combat photojournalist, Lee Miller's photographs are exhibited alongside the In the Shadow of War exhibition.



In the Shadow of War and Lee Miller's War

29 November - 22 February

In anticipation of the 70th anniversary of the Second World War, In the Shadow of War features the work of artists who rose to prominence in post-war Britain.  Lee Miller was the only female combat photojournalist in WWII.  An exhibition of her photographs runs alongside In the Shadow of War.

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I'm a Philanthropist

Are You A Philanthropist?

Please help us to continue to deliver more of what you love. For a limited period, every £1 you give us can be matched by £1 by £1 by the Arts Council's Catalyst Fund.


January 2015




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LYTX 2014

Read more about Lakeside Youth Theatre, find show dates and follow the rehearsal blog!

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Nottingham Life Cycle 4

University of Nottingham's charity event in aid of stroke rehabilitation research.

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Lakeside Lifelines

Find out how to archive your own photos and historical memorabilia. Learn how to get involved in the project.

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Michelle Stuart

Learn more about the touring exhibition.

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The opportunity to discover the university park and enjoy is vast gardens and grounds. For a current programme of events
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Special Exhibition

Windows on War -Soviet Posters 1943 - 1945

The University of Nottingham's rare collection of Soviet war posters is unique in the UK and is one of the largest internationally.

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UCycle Project

Why not cycle to Lakeside? It's only 15 mins from the city centre and we have covered cycle stands nearby.

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MUSEUM of Archaeology

Open to the General Public Mon - Sat, 11am - 5pm, Sun 12noon - 4pm. The Museum is located next to the Djanogly Art Gallery.
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