Plan Your Visit

Spend the day at Lakeside Arts.

Whether you’re taking in an exhibition or enjoying a show in our theatre. Treating yourself in one of our cafés or making the most of our surroundings. Find everything you’ll need to know about your visit including our opening hours, how to find us, parking, and access information below.

Opening Times

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Opening Times

Find the opening times for all of our wonderful spaces and buildings here.

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Getting Here

Make your visit a breeze, parking and travel information here.

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Booking Tickets

All you need to know about booking tickets for Lakeside events.

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Enjoy our delicious café menus and discover your new favourite spot.

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Get all your access information for a smooth and enjoyable experience.

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Shape your day

We've pulled together some handy guides of how to spend your day.

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Family Facilities

Family friendly facilities for a fun day out.

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Explore handcrafted gifts & art in our unique gallery shop.

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We're surrounded by Highfields Park and University Park Campus.

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