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.


Are you a young creative aged between 11 and 24 years old living in or around Nottingham? Lakeside Arts and Nonsuch are very pleased to be running the Theatre Category of Nottingham’s Young Creative Awards 2021. By entering, you will be given the opportunity to win mentoring opportunities, training and a cash prize!

The challenge is simple: schools, colleges, youth theatres and young companies are invited to create and enter a 3-minute monologue of your choice. This is your chance to channel your acting skills and be recognised for your talent.  Enjoy watching our Q&A Masterclass videos below for tips and tricks to enter your monologue.

Applications open 1 January 2022.

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