Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts
Event Detail

Wheee! Family Fun Weekend

Saturday 04 June - Sunday 05 June, 12noon - 5pm
Highfields Park

Children & Families
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Free* make and do fun, performances and workshops for all the family!

Roll your sleeves up and become an inventor for the weekend.

Make a crazy flying machine out of boxes, interact with our lego technic robots, invent a marble machine and meet mad inventors the Dodos – Masters of the Skies.

And there’s lots more – including Pif Paf’s stunning physical theatre show mixing movement, aerial, acrobatics, theatre and Russian swing on a spinning stage!

George Orpington the Third can't wait to show you hes latest discovery...

Download the schedule for Saturday

Download the schedule for Sunday

If you want to get into the swing of things early, head over to our inventor's lab and share your big ideas with us using #wheee16 on social media.


For information on how to get here, take a look at our Visit Us page.

If you're coming by public transport, Nottingham City Transport are offering a discount on their group rider for May half term and the Tram are offering a 5 for £5 group ticket. You can also get a £2 per person return on the tram if you are coming to a ticketed event at Lakeside – just make sure you have your event ticket with you when you travel.

* Luminarium charges apply