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31 events
  • From Rags to Witches: the grim tale of children's stories Loading...
    Special Collections

    From Rags to Witches: the grim tale of children's stories

    Friday 04 May - Sunday 26 August

    Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children. From a bloodthirsty birth in a sinister European forest, to benign bedtime tales where “Children with their Milk
    are fed with the Tales of Witches, Hobgoblins, Prophecies and Miracles” this exhibition traces the developm

  • Where's Jamie? Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Where's Jamie?

    Saturday 19 May - Sunday 01 July

    To celebrate the arrival of series 3 of CBBC’s critically acclaimed football drama, Jamie Johnson, this unique exhibition invites you to put the places to the faces.

  • University Festival Choir & Orchestra Loading...
    Music

    University Festival Choir & Orchestra

    Wednesday 20 June

    For the final concert of the academic year, students join to perform a mixed programme conducted by student and professional conductors.

  • Tiny Fingers Tiny Toes Loading...
    Children & Families

    Tiny Fingers Tiny Toes

    Thursday 21 June - Thursday 05 July

    Crawl, walk, run, dance, sing, build, explore and discover through these fun creative play sessions: a safe space for your toddler to make sense of the world around them.

  • Stephie Richards Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Stephie Richards

    Saturday 23 June - Sunday 26 August

    Steffie Richards’ paintings are physical traces of heightened emotional states and moments of self-awareness that, for the artist, encapsulate something of the original sensation.

  • The Snail and the Whale Loading...
    Theatre

    The Snail and the Whale

    Saturday 23 June - Sunday 24 June

    A tiny snail longs to see the world, so she hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. But when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him?

  • The 5th Annual Nottinghamshire Local History and Archaeology Festival Loading...
    Museum

    The 5th Annual Nottinghamshire Local History and Archaeology Festival

    Saturday 23 June

    Now in its fifth year, this hugely successful regional festival and celebration will be displaying the wide and varied work taking place throughout Nottinghamshire by local history and archaeology societies, archaeological units, museums and other regional archaeological organisations. 

  • Short talks on local projects Loading...
    Museum

    Short talks on local projects

    Saturday 23 June

    The Nottinghamshire Local History and Archaeology Festival begins with short talks on local history and archaeology projects.

  • Lake Enders Public Sharing Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    Lake Enders Public Sharing

    Wednesday 27 June

    Lake Enders is Lakeside’s theatre arts company for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. Join us to watch their public sharing at the end of term.

  • 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Lecture: Elif Shafak Loading...
    Special Events

    2018 UNESCO City of Literature Lecture: Elif Shafak

    Wednesday 27 June

    UNESCO City of Literature are delighted to announce that Elif Shafak will give the second UNESCO City of Literature lecture in Nottingham. 

  • Plurality of Abhinaya Loading...
    Theatre

    Plurality of Abhinaya

    Tuesday 03 July

    An exciting new collaboration exploring Abhinaya (the art of expression) through the classical and creative vocabulary of Kathak and Bharatnatyam. Choreographed by Nilima Devi MBE and Anusha Subramanyam.

  • Invisible Storytellers: the remarkable role of translators in British Children's Literature Loading...
    Special Collections

    Invisible Storytellers: the remarkable role of translators in British Children's Literature

    Thursday 05 July

    Gillian Lathey, Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Roehampton London, will introduce some of these invisible storytellers and pay homage to their neglected craft.