Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts

Young actors performing in Lakeside's Djanogly Theatre

Young Creatives

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.

VISUAL ART GROUPS

GALLERY ART GROUP 8-10 YEARS & 11-13 YEARS

These weekly Saturday art sessions provide a well-resourced environment for creative experimentation and skill development for young people. Using the Lakeside exhibitions for inspiration, the tutors lead workshops in painting, photography, drawing, multi-media sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, textiles and other crafts.

Young people can also work towards all levels of Arts Award while attending Gallery Art Group.

Term Dates

8-10 YEARS

Saturdays in term time, 10-11.30am
£50 per person, per term

Autumn term 2019:
21 September – 7 December (no session 26 October & 2 November)
Spring term 2020:
11 Jan – 28 March (no session 15 & 22 February)
Summer term 2020:
25 April – 11 July (no session 23 & 30 May)

11-13 YEARS

Saturdays in term time, 1-3pm
£60 per person, per term

Autumn term 2019:
21 September – 7 December (no session 26 October & 2 November)
Spring term 2020:
11 Jan – 28 March (no session 15 & 22 February)
Summer term 2020:
25 April – 11 July (no session 23 & 30 May)

LAKESIDE YOUNG ARTISTS

Aged 14-18 and interested in getting an insight into the art scene of Lakeside? Join this group and have access to an amazing range of art materials to help you explore themes of your choice. Artist Rosny Hayward will be supporting you in this exciting journey, and you’ll have the chance to curate an exhibition in the Wallner Gallery.

Follow the Lakeside Young Artists' work on their Instagram account @lakesideyoungartists

Term Dates

Tuesdays in term time, 6-8pm
£50 per person, per term

Autumn term 2019:
17 September – 3 December (no session 22 October & 29 October)
Spring term 2020:
14 Jan – 31 March (no session 18 & 25 February)
Summer term 2020:
21 April – 7 July (no session 19 & 26 May)

YOUTH THEATRE GROUPS

LITTLE LAKESIDERS & LYT 8-10S

Our Youth Theatre groups focus on having fun and developing new skills through drama and creative play. The Little Lakesiders sessions provide imaginative introductions to the world of drama for children aged 5-7, while the LYT 8-10s group develops skills in many aspects of theatre through creative technique.

Term Dates

LITTLE LAKESIDERS

Saturdays in term time, 9.30-10.30am
£45 per person, per term

Autumn term 2019:
21 September – 14 December (no session 26 October and 2 & 9 November)
Spring term 2020:
11 January – 28 March (no session 15 & 22 February)
Summer term 2020:
25 April – 11 July (no session 23 & 30 May)

LYT 8-10

Saturdays in term time, 11am-12.30pm
£50 per person, per term

Autumn term 2019:
21 September – 14 December (no session 26 October and 2 & 9 November)
Spring term 2020:
11 January – 28 March (no session 15 & 22 February)
Summer term 2020:
25 April – 11 July (no session 23 & 30 May)

14+ PERFORMANCE GROUP (AWARD WINNING!)

This weekly session offers a platform for members to create, develop and take risks using their own ideas in a safe environment. You will get to work with some exciting artists, performers and professionals, perform in some unusual spaces and devise new and exciting theatre work.

Term Dates

Thursdays in term time, 6-8.30pm
£65 per person, per term

Autumn term 2019:
19 September – 5 December (no session 24 & 31 October and 7 November)
Spring term 2020:
16 January – 2 April (no session 20 & 27 February)
Summer term 2020:
23 April – 9 July (no session 21 & 28 May)

SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

We are proud of our varied and exciting range of activities available during school holidays. Spanning all art forms and suitable for a variety of ages, there’s something for everyone a Lakeside Arts (summer holiday activity details published from February/March).

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