Children & Families

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Wheee! Free Family Weekend

Supported by the Woodland Trust - Wheee! Family Weekend Festival Partner

PLEASE NOTE: parking on campus is limited during half-term. The easiest way to get to Lakeside Arts is to use the Toton Lane/Hucknall tram line and get off at the University of Nottingham stop.
 

Additional free parking will be available for Wheee! visitors at the University Park West Entrance, in the field behind Florence Boot Hall. This additional parking area will be available from Monday 27 May - Sunday 2 June, 10am-6pm. This site is a pleasant 15 minute walk from Lakeside around the lake, so if you park here, please allow extra time to reach us. Campus map

Join us for fantastic free entertainment from fabulous artists drawn from
across the UK.

See the full Wheee! line up over on our dedicated webpage.

Don’t miss Thrill Laboratory’s unnnervingly entertaining virtual reality worlds unfolding in front of your eyes or Motionhouse’s amazing dance performances. Look out for brilliant musical comedy with juggling from the inimitable Chipolatas, and be amazed by a brand new outdoor piece from Joss Arnott involving a huge revolving drum kit. Enjoy all this, and great make and do arts and crafts activities with your family and friends. Make this a weekend to remember and join us this half term.

Wheee! Free Family Weekend Schedule of Events

From Until What's On Where
11am 5.15pm Architects of Air - Luminarium Highfields Park
12noon 12.15pm Amazing Dance with Xzibit performers Amphitheatre
12noon 12.30pm Treemendous by Megabeast Productions Highfields Park
12.15pm (Sun only) 1pm The Fabularium present Reynard the Fox Highfields Park
12.20pm (Sat only) 12.50pm Drumming Circle with Mark Evans Amphitheatre
12.30pm 12.45pm Pulse! by Joss Arnott Dance Oval Car Park (right)
12.45pm (Sun only) 1.15pm British Games Institute with Joust Amphitheatre
1pm 1.15pm Story of Eurydice Eurydice Prevails
1.15pm 1.55pm WILD by Motionhouse Oval Car Park (left)
1.30pm   Silent Disco Amphitheatre
2pm 2.35pm Chipolatino with the Chipolatas Hardstanding
2.30pm 2.45pm Story of Eurydice Eurydice Prevails
2.30pm 3pm Treemendous by Megabeast Productions Highfields Park
2.45pm (Sat only) 3.15pm Drumming Circle with Mark Evans Amphitheatre
2.45pm (Sun only) 2.55pm Amazing Dance with Xzibit performers Amphitheatre
3pm (Sun only) 3.30pm British Games Insitute with Joust Amphitheatre
3.15pm 3.30pm Pulse by Joss Arnott Dance Oval Car Park (right)
3.20pm (Sat only) 3.35pm Amazing Dance with Xzibit performers Amphitheatre
3.30pm   Silent Disco Amphitheatre
3.30pm 3.45pm Stay & Play with Pulse Oval Car Park (right)
3.30pm (Sun only) 4.15pm The Fabularium present Reynard the Fox Highfields Park
3.35pm 4pm Circanelo by Fredi Co Hardstanding
4pm 4.15pm Story of Eurydice Eurydice Prevails
4pm 4.30pm Treemendous by Megabeast Productions Highfields Park
4.15pm 5pm WILD by Motionhouse Oval Car Park (left)

Suitable for all

Wheee! is made possible with financial support from:

Wheee! Family Weekend Associate Partners:

 

Wheee! Festival Print Partner:

We would also like to thank Streetwise Opera for their support during the Wheee! Free Family Weekend.

Please note: parking on campus is limited during half-term. The easiest way to get to Lakeside Arts is to use the Toton Lane/Hucknall tram line and get off at the University of Nottingham stop. Additional free parking will be available for Wheee! visitors at the University Park West Entrance, in the field behind Florence Boot Hall. This site is a pleasant 15 minute walk from Lakeside around the lake, so if you park here, please allow extra time to reach us.