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.


Please Note: We are currently experiencing difficulty with our online booking facility. If you have any problems booking for any of the shows or events listed on our website, please do not hesitate to contact our Box Office on 0115 846 7777 who will be more than happy to book your tickets over the phone with you.


Lakeside ON: September - November 2014


Past Lives

Past Lives

Saturday 11 October 2.30pm

presented by Freefall Arts

A unique double-bill of films and live music, focusing on your regions recent history through the cine camera lens.

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And Now It's Dark

And Now It's Dark

American Night Photography

6 September - 9 November

After the Djanogly Gallery's closure for refurbishment (10 Aug - 5 Sept), the gallery re-opens with this stunning photography exhibition.


The Widowing of Mrs Holyroyd

The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd

Thursday 25 September 7pm, Free but pre-booking required

A reading of D H Lawrence's play, directed by Martin Berry 

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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.


September 2014




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



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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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