Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
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Saturday 31 July - Sunday 05 September
Angear Visitor Centre

Featuring artworks of 18 artists worldwide who are active practitioners in the creation of films, pictures and comics within videogame worlds.

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Spotlight Tours: Making Up the Romans – Perfume and Toilet Sponges
Museum

Spotlight Tours: Making Up the Romans – Perfume and Toilet Sponges

Sunday 29 August
University of Nottingham Museum

 Dr Thea Lawrence explores the ways in which inhabitants of Roman Britain constructed and expressed their identity.

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Summer School: Drawn from Nature – Art in the Park Outdoor Exhibition
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Summer School: Drawn from Nature – Art in the Park Outdoor Exhibition

Monday 16 August - Friday 20 August
Highfields Park Boathouse

Join us for a week of artistic self-expression using various materials, techniques and crafts inspired by Mat Collishaw.

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SUMMER SCHOOL 2021

Monday 16 - Friday 27 July
Exciting week long workshops offering experience in different areas of the Arts, such as theatre-making and arts and crafts, supported by industry professionals.

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Mat Collishaw

Tuesday 18 May - Sunday 05 September
Djanogly Gallery

Mat Collishaw reveals the power of imagery to attract and repel as well as to deceive us.

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Florence Nightingale Comes Home

Thursday 20 May - Sunday 05 September
Weston Gallery

This exhibition sheds a new light on the Lady with the Lamp.

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Outdoor Tai Chi workshops with Lan Lo

Saturday 10 July - Saturday 07 August
Highfields Park

Lan Lo leads four-weeks of Tai Chi workshops.

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Saturday 31 July - Sunday 05 September
Angear Visitor Centre

Featuring artworks of 18 artists worldwide who are active practitioners in the creation of films, pictures and comics within videogame worlds.

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Spotlight Tours: A Journey through Prehistory: From Survival to Society

Saturday 31 July
University of Nottingham Museum

Using stone artefacts called lithics from the museum collection, this tour is an opportunity to examine real archaeological evidence of early humans.

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The Lost Colour

Sunday 01 August
Highfields Park

Join Malcom on his quest to find the pinky-est paint on the planet in this stunning puppetry show.

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Summer School: Drawn from Nature – Art in the Park Outdoor Exhibition

Monday 16 August - Friday 20 August
Highfields Park Boathouse

Join us for a week of artistic self-expression using various materials, techniques and crafts inspired by Mat Collishaw.

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The Undiscovered Island

Tuesday 17 August - Sunday 05 September
Djanogly Theatre

Explore our extraordinary coral desert and fabulous underwater world in this fabulous interactive installation to enjoy with friends and family.

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Summer School: Play in a Week – Making a play from start to finish in just five days!

Monday 23 August - Friday 27 August
Highfields Park Boathouse

In this five day intensive performance-based course, each budding performer will have the opportunity to produce, perform and create the set for an original play.

Spotlight Tours: Making Up the Romans – Perfume and Toilet Sponges Loading...

Spotlight Tours: Making Up the Romans – Perfume and Toilet Sponges

Sunday 29 August
University of Nottingham Museum

 Dr Thea Lawrence explores the ways in which inhabitants of Roman Britain constructed and expressed their identity.

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Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

Thursday 07 October - Friday 08 October
Djanogly Theatre

50 Things About Us is a show about songs, gongs, loot, tradition, wigs, nicking, statues, art and identity. 

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Loyiso Gola: Pop Culture

Thursday 21 October
Djanogly Theatre

Fresh off the release of his Netflix Stand-Up, Loyiso Gola takes us on a hilarious journey exploring pop culture moments around the world.



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ONLINE TALKS AND LECTURES

Meet artists, musicians and researchers who work on fascinating projects and continue to inspire us. Browse our inspiring online talks as we're joined in conversation with artist friends from across our region and beyond.