Children & Families

Summer Holidays 2024

Fill the summer holidays with culture and art! Whether you're hanging out with our monsters or dancing in a carnival, come and spend the summer with us.

Summer Schools

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Workshop
Brightly coloured, elaborated carnival performers dancing in the street
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Performing Arts Studio

Carnival Dance Summer School

Monday 12 - Friday 16 August

A summer school all about carnival dance and performance. For ages 12-18.

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Workshop
Colourful masks covered in feathers
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Performing Arts Studio

Carnival Craft Summer School

Monday 5 - Friday 9 August

Join this summer school for an explosion of carnival crafts. For ages 10-16.

Free Exhibitions

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Exhibition
A collection of brightly coloured inflatable monsters including a yellow bunny and a blue cat
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Djanogly Gallery

Monster Fun

Thu 1 Aug – Sun 8 Sep 2024

A family-friendly, fun, inflatable exhibition! Suitable for ages 3+.

Exhibition
A collection of feminist badges on a black table
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Weston Gallery

Dear Sisters

Thu 21 Mar – Sun 1 Sep 2024

Find out about the women who fought for personal and civil liberties in their local communities.

Exhibition
Artwork by John Newling a gold background with a grey bird
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Angear Visitor Centre

John Newling

Sat 25 May – Sun 21 Jul 2024

A selection of 'ecology works' from a local artist.

Exhibition
The inside of a cave with animal skins hung up and barrels of dyed fabrics
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University of Nottingham Museum

Fascinating Finds From Nottingham’s Caves

Fri 12 Jan – Sun 7 Jul 2024

This exhibition highlights some of the fascinating finds from Nottingham's caves.

Exhibition
A selection of bronze age artefacts from University of Nottingham
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University of Nottingham Museum

Bronze Age Offerings in the River Trent

Fri 19 Jul 2024 – Sun 5 Jan 2025

A fascinating selection of artefacts from the Bronze Age.

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An old poster from Boots where two women converse over a pharmacy counter
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Djanogly Gallery

Counter Culture

Fri 3 May – Sun 21 Jul 2024

A look at how Boots and shopping has evolved over the last 175 years.

Engage the Brain

Children & Families
Workshop
An old painting of a cherub from the Roman era
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University of Nottingham Museum

Festival of Archaeology: Discover the Romans

Sat 27 Jul 2024

Learn how Romans made their paint pigments and create your own designs. Suitable for ages 7+.

Children & Families
Talk
A man in a space suit shows a group of kids a small piece of space rock
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Djanogly Theatre

Exploring Our Universe Through Different Senses

Sat 20 Jul 2024

Learn how to smell the universe in this family-friendly talk. Suitable for ages 7-11.

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