While our doors may be closed, Lakeside’s team, associate artists and the many fabulous companies and artists we work with continue to work hard to bring you insights, activities, recommended reading and music playlists, and much more to help nourish as many souls as we can during strange times. Stay #InWithLakeside.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor Jessica Corner has asked us to share with you some pieces by many of our talented artist friends to allow you a moment to pause. We invite you to enjoy contributions from professional artists and some of our own over the next few weeks #WeAreUoN #InWithLakeside
Looking for a new book to get your teeth into? Tired of the same? CM Thompson, Box Office Assistant, may have just the answer to help you navigate through a mountain of possibilities.
When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting adventures in their magical flying bath! Listen to Julia Donaldson's much loved story then let’s get playing.
A jaunty little street scene in Monte Carlo, this is a typical demonstration of Christopher Wood’s sophisticated naivety... The next addition to Neil Walker's Out of Store series giving an exclusive insight to the University's Art Collection.
There are moments when you are convinced you have stepped back in time to 18th century Italy… Angelo Murphy, Arts & Heritage Duty Manager’s music playlist, inspired by his visit to the Venice Carnival.
Learn more about Florence Nightingale to celebrate the bicentinary of her birth in 1820. Peter Crawford, Professor of Health Humanities at the University of Nottingham explains more.
Discover more about the 'lady with the lamp' as the the University of Nottingham's Manuscripts and Special Collections opens the archives.
Neil Walker explores William Hoare of Bath's painting, Children of the 2nd Duke of Newcastle (c. 1757) in this week's Out of Store.
Join a sculpting adventure with clay and paper... and let's make pictures come alive! Shape your own clay figures or a paper sculpture of your favourite toy with the fun guidance of artist Sian Watson.
Author and Box Office Assistant, CM Thompson, writes a poem inspired by a girl who just loves to sing. Be inspired have a go at writing your own poem that'll be a number one hit.
In this week's Out of Store, Neil Walker reveals more about the artist through artwork Mehndi.
For music inspired by mountaineous trekking and peaceful landscape to uplift the soul, Head of Music Programmes, Dr Catherine Hocking, has put together this beautiful playlist.
We sat down with CM Thompson, Box Office Assistant and published author. We discussed all things reading and writing, from desert islands books to what she wish she knew as an aspiring author.
Katrina Sansone, our Box Office Assistant started to write a story, but she needs your help! Can you send us ideas how it should continue?
2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, a movement created to celebrate the wonders of the Earth and to remind everybody to treat the planet with kindness and gratitude.
Dr Richard Gaunt invites you to read more of the assailable future of George IV legacy once he succeeded to the throne in January 1820.
Co-Curator of the Manuscripts and Special Collections Georgian Delights Exhibition, Richard Gaunts sits down with Nigel Aston to discuss in more detail the influence of Ladies Hertford and Conyngham in relation to the personal and private life of George IV during his reign.
In this week's Out of Store, Neil Walker explores Roger Fry's La Fontaine Noir.
This extraordinary tale re-told by Nicky Rafferty, is a story about determination and strength. Find out what happens when two frog friends end up in a slippery situation
Catherine Hocking shares with us a new playlist inspired by nature and birdsong. Have a listen to enjoy some of her favourites.
We love Little Red Riding Hood and we really love acting out stories. Artist, Annabelle Terry helps us turn this well-known tale into an interactive story that we can all take part in at home.
In Part 3 of our regular jazz playlist, the latest tracks have been added by our Box Office Manager and jazz expert, Ian Perry, continuing the list with music from the other side of the pond.
HAVE A LISTEN
Associate Artist, Elaine Winter, and The University of Nottingham Museum, team up to bring us an online Roman Theatre Mask workshop. Have fun making your own mask which you can use in your very own theatre production.
Our Learning Team have partnered up with author, and one of our Box Office Assistants, CM Thompson to take you to a land far, far away.
Jazz expert and our Box Office Manager, Ian Perry, adds the latest three songs to his US jazz playlist. Have a listen to the latest additions and discover more.
To lighten our paths through this difficult time, the Biodiscovery Institute Engagement Team have launched a new sunny project.
In this week's Out of Store, Neil Walker brings into focus work by Marilène Oliver entitled Kiss II.
Our Learning Team have put together the perfect Easter activity for you to enjoy at home. You'll have a cracking time with this Easter Hunt which includes fun rhyming-riddles and plenty of jokes.
HAVE A GO
Our Box Office Manager, jazz expert, Ian Perry invites us to listen to a series of jazz discoveries. This week's jazz playlist is from musicians on the other side of the pond.
This funny short story re-told by Nicky Rafferty, is a tale of two friends who just love food. However, in enjoying dinner together they will learn an important lesson about sharing.
In this week's Out of Store, Neil Walker explores Rosalba Carriera's Portrait of Lord Lincoln.
Join Head of Music Programmes, Dr Catherine Hocking, each week as she shares a selection of her favourite pieces. To introduce this playlist series, Catherine shares a taste of home.
To accompany the Georgian Delights Manuscripts and Special Collection exhibition in the Weston Gallery, Dr Richard Gaunt sat down with Professor Jeanice Brooks to explore what the music was like during George IV’s reign.
Author and Box Office Assistant, CM Thompson, has written a poem that's out of this world. Be inspired and draw your own extraterrestrial creations.
A short story re-told by Nicky Rafferty. Find out what happens to Rabbit when he goes out for a day of fishing. Will Rabbit find his way home to where he really belongs?
Image credit: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
In this week's Out of Store, Neil Walker explores Laura Knight's Lamorna Birch (1869–1955), and his Daughters.
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