Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts
School group enjoying Museum workshop


Lakeside delivers exciting experiences and opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to get involved with heritage and the arts, learn new skills and develop creative ideas. Our dedicated team offer a high quality and varied program for you or your group to get involved in. These currently take place outdoors or in schools. We look forward to meeting you soon.

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Children enjoying Wheee! Festival


If you’re planning on visiting with your family, here’s some information we think you might find useful. 

See our Visit page for the most up to date information on our facilities.

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Children taking part in our Play in a Week Summer School


We provide creative opportunities for children and young people of all ages. From weekly groups, to school holiday activities, Lakeside is the place to nurture creative talent. 

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School group enjoying a workshop at Lakeside


Lakeside offers a flexible, cross-curricular approach to group visits with a wide range of options available for all Key Stages. 

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Stone Working in Lakeside workshop


Our varied programme of workshops provides the perfect opportunity for you to get creative, try something new and learn from industry experts.   

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A photo of Mr Popple from the M6 theatre production of When We Started Singing


Enjoy theatre, storytelling, dance and crafts from the comfort of your own home with our family events. No matter the weather, be transported to magical new realms together.