Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts
World premiere of Jixiang by artist Barret Hodgson

About Us

Lakeside Arts is the University of Nottingham’s public arts programme. Over 200,000 people of all ages and abilities engage annually with Lakeside’s cultural programme – enriching the lives Nottingham and Nottinghamshire communities, including the University’s staff and students.


Chris Packham opening the Dinosaurs of China exhibition


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Inside one a luminarium at Lakeside Arts


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Lakeside Arts' Pavilion at night


Find out who makes up our team of permanent full and part-time staff, internships and traineeships.

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Archive picture of the Highfields Lido


It’s taken over 25 years for Lakeside Arts to get to where it is today. Discover our journey.

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Mehndi 2004 colour photograph by Hetain Patel


Lakeside is responsible for or directly supports the work stemming from three of the University of Nottingham’s many collections.

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Lakeside team members working at Wheee! Festival


We are always on the lookout for creative and motivated people from a wide variety of backgrounds to fill our employee, volunteer, internship or traineeship roles.

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The roof of the DH Lawerence Pavilion


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NottNOISE New Music Marathon logo with blue soundwaves background


Sunday 29 November

A one-day epic features new works by over 30 composers from the Midlands and beyond, with a hugely varied programme that will journey from works for toy piano to contrabass clarinet, and Celtic carynx to string quartet, accompanied by a series of artist interviews.