Lakeside Arts


How to get here

Lakeside Arts Centre is located at the South Entrance of the University of Nottingham's University Park campus, just off the A6005, University Boulevard, about 2.5 miles from the City Centre.

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Plan your route using public transport using Traveline East Midlands.


The nearest railway station is Nottingham which is 2.5 miles away, very close to Broadmarsh Bus Station.



Regular bus services operate between the City Centre and the University's South Entrance.

From Broadmarsh Bus Station:

Trent Barton Indigo (to Long Eaton/Derby) every 6 - 8 minutes during the day and less frequently during the evening.

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Further information is available from Nottingham City Transport 0115 950 6070, Trent Barton 01773 712265 or Traveline 0871 200 22 33.



The local area is well-served by cycle routes with covered parking spaces available, outside the Djanogly Art Gallery, subject to demand. More information on cycling is available from the University and from Nottingham City Council.



From the M1, take junction 25 and join the A52 to Nottingham. Turn right at the third roundabout (Priory), from there the University is signposted. Satnav: use postcode NG7 2RD. East Drive.

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Car Parking

There are two free car parks next to D H Lawrence Pavilion. Further pay and display parking is available on campus subject to demand; the nearest car park is on Science Road (the first right after the South Entrance). Parking is free in the evening and at weekends. Parking restrictions are in place Monday - Friday 9.15am - 4.30pm when a ticket will be needed. However the first 30 minutes with a ticket is free.

More information on the parking on the campus is on the University’s website.


Disabled Parking

For the Djanogly Art Gallery and Djanogly Recital Hall please use the spaces on East Drive (in front of those buildings). For the Djanogly Theatre or other venues located inside the D H Lawrence Pavilion there are two spaces in the free car park next to the Pavilion. An additional nine spaces are next to the lake (past the gatehouse, then first left off East Drive towards the D H Lawrence Pavilion).

More information on the parking on the campus is on the University’s website.

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The building with the blue roof is the D.H Lawrence Pavilion which houses the Djanogly Theatre, Wallner Gallery, Weston Gallery, Visual Arts Studio, Performing Arts Studio, the Pavilion Cafe and 2 Meeting Rooms.

  • 1 click to the left: The green area in front of the building is Highfields Park on which Lakeside holds its outdoor events such as the Chinese New Year Celebrations and the Wheee! International Children's Theatre and Dance Festival.
  • 2 clicks to the left: On the left hand side of East Drive is the Djanogly Art Gallery and the Gallery Cafe.
  • 6 clicks to the left: On the right hand side of East drive in the other direction is the Djanogly Recital Hall and Djanogly Rehearsal Hall.

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