Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts
A young girl stands on stage with colourful ribbons draped in her hair and on her top, with the silhouettes of two heads in front of her, watching her on stage

 

SUMMER SCHOOL

Monday 16 - Friday 27 August
Exciting week-long arts-based courses

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MAT COLLISHAW

Tuesday 18 May – Sunday 5 September
Advanced booking required

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Lakeside DH Lawrence Pavilion wood panel with keywords: cafe, toilets, studio, theatre and overlooking lake and trent building

 

CAFÉ OPEN

Our Pavilion Café is open operating a takeaway-only service.

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Reopening Update

WELCOME BACK

We've missed you! We have started our phased
reopening from Tuesday 18 May.


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Outdoor Tai Chi workshops with Lan Lo
Workshops

Outdoor Tai Chi workshops with Lan Lo

Saturday 10 July - Saturday 07 August
Highfields Park

Lan Lo leads four-weeks of Tai Chi workshops.

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Summer School: Play in a Week – Making a play from start to finish in just five days!
Children & Families

Summer School: Play in a Week – Making a play from start to finish in just five days!

Monday 23 August - Friday 27 August
Highfields Park Boathouse

In this five day intensive performance-based course, each budding performer will have the opportunity to produce, perform and create the set for an original play.

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The Lost Colour
Children & Families

The Lost Colour

Sunday 01 August - Sunday 01 August
Highfields Park

Join Malcom on his quest to find the pinky-est paint on the planet in this stunning puppetry show.

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Stories & Features

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LAKESIDE AWARDED SECOND ROUND OF GOVERNMENT CULTURE RECOVERY FUNDING

Lakeside Arts has received a grant of £87,727 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen.

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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE AND HEALTH AT HOME

Journey to the past and discover how young Nightingale’s charitable visits to working-class cottages inspired her longstanding mission to improve the living conditions of working people in Britain. Dr Jonathan Memel explores how Nightingale made attempts to popularise sanitary discourse and embed health concerns in the home. 

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CREATIVE PATHWAYS 2021-22 GRADUATION

Emily Bicknell, our 2020-21 Creative Pathways graduate intern, reflects on the past six months of intern life and on a day of celebration in graduating from the programme alongside her fellow cohort.

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