Lakeside Arts

Welcome to Lakeside Arts

Welcome to Lakeside Arts Centre

Lakeside is the University of Nottingham's unique public arts centre and museum presenting an eclectic programme of music, dance, theatre, visual art and family events all year round.

With two excellent cafés and craft cabinets selling original works by leading craftmakers, Lakeside Arts Centre is the ideal place to take time out, unwind and experience the best in visual and performing arts.

Lakeside ON: April - August 2014


Festival of Archaeology

Festival of Archaeology

12 & 19 July

For this year's Festival of Archaeology, the Museum will be holding two free events:

Behind the Scenes of the Museum

Archaeological Techniques

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Oh What A Lovely War

Oh What A Lovely War

Tuesday 15 - Saturday 26 July 7.30pm

Summer Musical: Lakeside and New Street Theatre present Joan Littlewood's iconic piece, Oh What A Lovely War.


All Quiet in the Weston Gallery

All Quiet in the Weston Gallery

The First World War in the University of Nottingham's Historic Collections

Friday 9 May - Sunday 17 August

This exhibition looks at the war through the eyes of the people who experienced it.

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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.


July 2014




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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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