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

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    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.

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    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...
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    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. 

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    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...
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    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.

  • Lecture: A Journey into Space Light Colour Loading...
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    Lecture: A Journey into Space Light Colour

    Friday 06 July

    Calvin Winner, Head of Collections, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UEA, explores the transformative, sensory and immersive quality of Begum’s gallery-based works as well as her public art projects.

  • Rana Begum: Space Light Colour Loading...
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    Rana Begum: Space Light Colour

    Saturday 07 July - Sunday 30 September

    Rana Begum’s meditative and transformative work blurs the boundaries between sculpture, painting and architecture

  • Gallery Art Group Summer Show Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Gallery Art Group Summer Show

    Saturday 07 July - Sunday 22 July

    Every year the three Gallery Art Groups work intensively to create a summer exhibition in the Wallner Gallery. This showcase of the young artists’ work is always full of innovation and visual surprises. 

  • Ancient Craft: Stone Carving Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Stone Carving

    Saturday 07 July

    Join Alan Micklethwaite, former Head Carver of Lincoln Cathedral, to be introduced to the basic techniques, tools and principles of stone carving, and work to complete a decorative carved relief motif in stone. 

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    The Storm Officer

    Friday 13 July - Saturday 14 July

    Wild storms, hurricanes and extreme flooding, The Storm Officer tells the tale of one town’s struggle when faced with the realities of extreme weather and the impact of climate change.

  • Oddsocks: Romeo & Juliet - Mods v Rockers Loading...
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    Oddsocks: Romeo & Juliet - Mods v Rockers

    Friday 20 July

    A Guardian Readers’ Favourite 2017, Romantic Romeo is moping to the ‘Rhythm of the Rain’ for his latest unrequited love