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.


Tram Update

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.





Lakeside ON: September - November 2014




Saturday 1 November 4.30pm - 6.30pm

Highfields Park

Join us to celebrate this festival of light which includes floating lights on the lake!.

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Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

Monday 3 November

The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc skilfully weave their individual traditions together in an atmospheric and dynamic fashion.


Maison Foo Image

And Now It's Dark

American Night Photography

Saturday 6 September - Sunday 9 November

For the first time in the UK, this exhibition showcases the work of three leading American photographers - Jeff Brouws, Todd Hido and Will Steacy.

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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.


October 2014




Keep up to date with the tram developments and how they could affect your journey. Read more.



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Christmas Opening Times

Lakeside's Christmas Opening Times are now viewable online.

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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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