Children & Families

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Robin Hood Marathon taking place on Sunday and running through University Park Campus, there wil be severe traffic delays and disruption to public transport services, so please leave plenty of time for your journey to Lakeside. All road closures and traffic information can be found on the marathon website.

Second Hand Dance Production in association with Unicorn Theatre, choreographed by Rosie Heafford.

Look down. What are you standing on? Explore the ground and all of its wriggling inhabitants in this quirky dance show for young children.

Featuring worms, slugs, snails, spontaneous outbreaks of ant dancing and plenty of obscure insect-related facts, Grass uses performance, puppetry and projection to inspire children to look closely at the world around them, to get mucky and play!

Did you know 20% of the world is covered in grass?! Check out the Grass website for loads more fun facts, activities and videos. 

An East Midlands Children’s Theatre and Dance Network tour.

Meet the Minibeast drop-in session - POSTPONED
Free to Grass ticket-holders
Now at 2-3pm on Saturday 17 October

Due to traffic delays because of Marathon our minibeasts can't come to Lakeside on Sunday because they need to be kept warm.

So when you come to see Grass, we will give you a special voucher to meet giant millipedes, snails and all sorts of fascinating creepy crawlies in this handling session organised by the Highfields Park Ranger.