Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts

Keyword: Spring into Summer over a bright blue background and grass with dancers, arts, music people

Last updated at 14.52pm on 13/05/2021 

WELCOME BACK, WE'VE MISSED YOU

In line with current government plans, we will begin a phased reopening of Lakeside Arts from Tuesday 18 May.

 

ADVANCE BOOKING

Please book online and in advance. This is to help us manage the number of people in our venues, limit queuing and reduce contact. When you arrive, please scan your ticket(s). 

SAFETY

The safety of our visitors, staff and students is our number one priority. We’re following the official government guidance to make sure we’re Covid-secure.

NEW MEASURES

We are the same venue but with added social distancing, one-way routes and a contactless experience.

Our Mat Collishaw exhibition in the Djanogly Gallery will reopen to pre-booked visitors on Tuesday 18 May. The Florence Nightingale Comes Home exhibition in our Weston Gallery and the University of Nottingham Museum will reopen to pre-booked visitors from Thursday 20 May. In May, June and July we will continue to deliver online events, make use of our parkland setting from June with a series of indoor and outdoor events for all the family, and present two concerts in Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on 17 and 24 June. Enjoy browsing our events that are now available to book.

BROWSE EVENTS

Our Pavilion Café and externally accessed public toilets are open, with the Café operating a takeaway-only service from the external kiosk facing onto the lake. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer outside seating, however customers can make use of park benches and the park’s amphitheatre area.

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PLAN YOUR VISIT

Safety Information

The safety of our visitors, staff and students is our priority. Here's what we're doing to help keep everyone safe, and what you can do to help.

FACE COVERINGS

For your safety and the safety of others, face coverings must be worn in all of our buildings at all times. Read our list of exemptions. Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue. If no tissue is available, use your elbow.

SOCIAL DISTANCING

The number of visitors permitted in our spaces has been reduced. Please follow the signposted one-way routes and respect social distancing throughout our venues.

IF YOU'RE FEELING UNWELL

Please do not visit Lakeside if you or anyone you live with is feeling unwell or have a loss of smell, temperature, consistent cough or loss of taste.

HAND SANITISER STATIONS

Hand sanitiser is available at regular intervals throughout our venues. We ask that you sanitise your hands upon entering and leaving our venues.

INCREASED CLEANING

The frequency of our cleaning throughout our venues has been increased, including toilets and other facilities.

CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS

We are currently only accepting contactless payments. Cash will not be accepted. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Protective screens are in place at key touchpoints throughout our buildings. All staff are required to wear face coverings inside our buildings, except those that meet one or more of our exemptions criteria.


NHS Covid-19   NHS CONTACT TRACING

We may need to share your information with the NHS contact tracing service if someone who has tested positive for Covid-19 lists Lakeside as a place they recently visited. Read our Privacy Notice to find out how your information is shared and stored.

It is now law that all visitors entering our venues are required to either scan in prior to entry using the NHS contact tracing app or provide their name and contact details to the venue for contact tracing purposes. To help protect you, loved ones and other visitors to Lakeside, please download the official NHS Covid-19 contact tracing app for England and Wales.

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Opening Times

Djanogly Gallery, Angear Visitor Centre & Lakeside Shop
Tuesday-Saturday: temporarily closed (reopen from Tuesday 18 May)
Sunday: temporarily closed

Gallery Café – temporarily closed

University of Nottingham Museum & Weston Gallery
Thursday-Sunday: temporarily closed (reopen Thursday 20 May)

DH Lawrence Pavilion Café – takeaway service only
Monday-Friday: 9am-3pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10am-4pm
*Please note opening times may vary
More information

Please note: our Box Office remains closed and tickets can only be purchased online.

 

Pre-booking Online

All visitors to the Djanogly Gallery, Weston Gallery and University of Nottingham Museum must book online before visiting. A maximum of six visitors will be admitted per timeslot to our Djanogly Gallery and Weston Gallery and a maximum of five visitors will be admitted per timeslot to the University of Nottingham Museum. All visitors are expected to adhere to all safety measures throughout.

Tickets will be delivered via email. You will required to scan your tickets upon arrival at Lakeside in order to gain entry. There’s no need to print your ticket – just scan your ticket on your phone.

Please note: our Box Office remains closed and tickets can only be purchased online.

 

 
Getting Here
Lakeside Arts is located at the South Entrance of the University of Nottingham’s University Park Campus, just off the A6005, University Boulevard, about 2.5 miles from Nottingham city centre. Our postcode is NG7 2RD. Please note: weekday daytime (9.15am-4pm) parking at Lakeside during University term time is limited. If travelling by car, please allow extra time for your journey.

Please note: weekday daytime (9.15am-4pm) parking at Lakeside during University term time is limited. If travelling by car, please allow extra time for your journey.   

 

OUR ADDRESS

Lakeside Arts
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD

TRANSPORTATION

Please follow the latest guidelines on travel and public transport.

By car

From the M1, take junction 25 (south) or junction 26 (north). Initially follow signs for Nottingham and then University of Nottingham. For SatNav use postcode NG7 2RD.

Please be aware that there is a one-way system in place at the South Entrance and it is only possible to take a left turn into and out of this entrance to University Park Campus.

Car parking

Please note: weekday daytime (9.15am-4pm) parking at Lakeside during University term time is limited. If travelling by car, please allow extra time for your journey.

There are two free car parks next to the DH Lawrence Pavilion. Pay and Display parking is available on campus subject to demand.

All University Park Campus car parks are free and unrestricted after 4pm on weekday evenings and at weekends. The nearest campus car parks are behind the University of Nottingham Museum/Djanogly Gallery and on Science Road (the first right after entering campus via the South Entrance).

Download a University Park Campus map (PDF)*

*Lakeside Arts is buildings 49 and 50 – the Djanogly Recital Hall is in building 33. The Pay and Display car park is situated in between buildings 16 and 18.

More information on parking on University Park Campus can be found on the University of Nottingham’s website.

Accessible parking

For the Djanogly Gallery and Recital Hall please use the spaces on East Drive (in front of those buildings). For venues located inside the DH Lawrence Pavilion there are six blue badge holder parking bays in the adjacent oval car park.

By tram

There are no parking worries with NET Trams’ event ticket. Return travel on the tram is just £2.50 with your Lakeside ticket (excluding free events). Event Tickets are available to purchase from all NET ticket machines located at every tram stop. If asked by a Revenue Protection Officer, all you need to do is to show them your ticket to the Lakeside event you are travelling to and your tram ticket.

Avoid the city centre traffic by using one of the seven free Park & Ride sites. Alternatively travel from the tram stop closest to you.

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The closest tram stop for Lakeside Arts is the University of Nottingham tram stop on the Toton Lane-Hucknall line.

By bus

From Broadmarsh Bus Station to University South Entrance: Trent Barton Indigo (to Long Eaton/Derby) runs every 5 minutes during the day and less frequently in the evening, these buses run 24/7.

From City Centre: 34 (City Centre/University Park loop) 7 days a week, all year round. See Nottingham City Transport timetable for details.

Further information is available from Nottingham City Transport 0115 950 6070, Trent Barton 01773 712265 or Traveline 0871 200 22 33.

Rail

Lakeside is about 2.5 miles away from Nottingham Rail Station, with frequent connecting trams to Lakeside on the Toton Lane-Hucknall line. Call East Midlands Railway on 03457 125 678 or visit the National Rail website for train timetable information.

Cycle

The local area is well-served by cycle routes with covered parking spaces available outside the Djanogly Gallery, subject to demand. More information on cycling is available from the University of Nottingham and Nottingham City Council websites

When You Arrive

You will required to scan your ticket(s) upon arrival at Lakeside in order to gain entry. Tickets can either be printed or displayed on a mobile device.

Please get here as close to your pre-booked time slot as possible – you won’t be permitted entry prior to the time on your ticket(s) and we do not want queues in our buildings if they can be avoided.

No cloakroom facilities are available so please leave bags over 40 x 25 x 25cm at home.

Once inside, please follow our one-way systems, keep a safe distance from others and use the hand sanitiser provided.


NHS Covid-19   NHS CONTACT TRACING

In accordance with current legislation, you will be asked to scan in prior to entry using the NHS contact tracing app or provide your name and contact details via other means for contact tracing purposes. To help protect you, loved ones and other visitors to Lakeside, please download the official NHS Covid-19 contact tracing app for England and Wales.

Read our Privacy Notice to find out how your information is shared and stored.

Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is open?

Our Pavilion Café and externally accessed public toilets are open. We look forward to welcoming you back to our Galleries and Museum in accordance with Government guidance from Tuesday 18 May. The Gallery Café remains temporarily closed. Please visit the What's On section of our website to see what other events we have planned during summer 2021.

  • What happens if I can no longer attend an event I have booked due to having to self-isolate or having Covid-19 symptoms?

Do not visit Lakeside if you or anyone you live with is feeling unwell or have a temperature, consistent cough or loss of taste. If you are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, please isolate as per government guidance.

If you, or anyone in your household or support bubble has tested positive or has displayed any symptoms of Covid-19 in the last 10 days and we are notified by you at least two hours prior to the event start time, we can cancel or reschedule your booking.

Please contact our Box Office team on lakeside-box-office@nottingham.ac.uk as soon as possible if you are no longer able to attend your booked event. For more information, please read our Terms and Conditions of Sale.

  • What if I miss my booking time?

Please be aware that latecomers may not be admitted.

It is your responsibility to check your tickets as, if you have made a mistake, it cannot always be rectified after purchase. Please check your tickets on receipt carefully and contact our Box Office team on lakeside-box-office@nottingham.ac.uk immediately if there is a mistake.

Please allow extra time for your journey and follow the latest guidelines on travel and public transport. For more information please visit our Getting Here page.

  • Is the playground/adventure golf/boating lake open? 

The playground, adventure golf and boating lake are currently open and are managed by Nottingham City Council. 

For more information about the activities open at Highfields Park, please visit: https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/highfieldspark

  • I/a family member doesn’t have access to the internet.

We're sorry but our Box Office will remain closed for the time being and tickets can only be purchased online.

  • What happens if I turn up to see an exhibition or event without a booking?

A valid ticket must be produced to get into a ticketed event or exhibition. Tickets will be taken off sale prior to each event/timeslot to enable us to deliver a safe experience for everyone.

Booked tickets will be delivered via email. You will required to scan your ticket(s) upon arrival at Lakeside in order to gain entry. There’s no need to print your ticket – just scan your ticket on your phone upon entry.

  • Will there be toilets available?

For all visitors, the externally accessed public toilets are open. These can be accessed from outside the DH Lawrence Pavilion by separate entrances facing Highfields Park.

Those visiting the Weston Gallery, University of Nottingham Museum or the Djanogly Gallery will be able to use our indoor toilets as normal.

The frequency of our cleaning has increased and therefore our toilet facilities will be regularly cleaned and sanitised.

  • Will any cafés be open? 

Our Pavilion Café is open and offering a takeaway-only service, Monday to Sunday, from the external kiosk facing onto the lake. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer outside seating, however customers can make use of park benches and the park’s amphitheatre area.

To see our delicious menu, visit our Eating and Drinking section of the website. 

  • Where can I enter the Djanogly Gallery, Museum and Weston Gallery? 

We look forward to reopening the Galleries and Museum in accordance Government guidelines from Tuesday 18 May.

The entrance to the Djanogly Gallery and the University of Nottingham Museum is clearly signposted and is located at the South Entrance of the University of Nottingham’s University Park campus, just off the A6005, University Boulevard. Our postcode is NG7 2RD. The same postcode is used for the DH Lawrence Pavilion which houses the Weston Gallery.

For visits to the Djanogly Gallery, please report to the Gallery main entrance, which are the doors closest to University Boulevard. The Museum entrance is a roughly 100m further down East Drive. For the Weston Gallery, please enter the DH Lawrence Pavilion from the entrance looking towards our car parks. 

You will be greeted at the relevant entrance on arrival and asked to scan in or provide your name and contact details for contract tracking purposes. 

  • When should I arrive? 

To reduce the number of visitors permitted in our spaces, please do not report to the gallery desk more than five minutes before your booking time – you won't be given early access.

 

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