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  • Tissue Paper Flower Making Loading...
    Children & Families

    Tissue Paper Flower Making

    Tuesday 23 October - Thursday 25 October

    Enjoyed the Luminarium? Join us for this accompanying activity following your visit.

  • Talk - Women's Suffrage up to 1928 Loading...
    Special Collections

    Talk - Women's Suffrage up to 1928

    Wednesday 24 October

    Val Wood of the Nottingham Women’s History Group considers the impact of the franchise for the women of Nottingham in terms of women’s political representation and suffrage activism in the city from 1918 to 1928.

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    Armida Quartet

    Thursday 25 October

    Since its success at the ARD International Competition in 2012 at which the Armida Quartet took First Prize, the Audience Prize and six other special awards, the career of this Berlin string quartet has developed sensationally. 

  • Paint Your Park: Autumn Challenge Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    Paint Your Park: Autumn Challenge

    Thursday 25 October

    Do you paint for pleasure? Join us and use Highfields Park as inspiration to create a piece of art. 

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    University Philharmonia

    Saturday 27 October

    The first University concert of the academic year features Copland’s lyrical concerto commissioned by jazz clarinettist Benny Goodman in 1947 performed by third-year Music student Matthew Walker.

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    Children & Families

    The Art of Play Workshop

    Saturday 27 October

    Join us at Lakeside to explore the happy theme of play. In this drawing workshop you will be invited to let loose, take risks with pencils and enjoy happy visual accidents. Remember, playful adults are just as welcome as children at this event!

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    Children & Families

    The Musicians of Bremen

    Sunday 28 October

    This stunning, non-verbal, visual adventure uses puppetry, movement, trapeze, and live music to tell the traditional tale of four animals put to pasture: a donkey; a cat; a cockerel and a dog.

  • Adventure Story Making with Mark Curwood Loading...
    Children & Families

    Adventure Story Making with Mark Curwood

    Sunday 28 October

    Join Mark Curwood, a fantastic storyteller, who needs your help to unravel a remarkable adventure story.

  • Dr Phil Hammond: Happy Birthday NHS? Loading...

    Dr Phil Hammond: Happy Birthday NHS?

    Monday 29 October - Tuesday 30 October

    Nye Bevan's beautiful baby is 70 this year, but will she make a ton? A decade of austerity with a Brexit cherry on top has brought her to her knees.

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    Children & Families

    Model a Mammoth Workshop

    Tuesday 30 October

    Create your own small model of a mammoth from the Ice Age. Take a look at the piece of mammoth tooth on display in our Museum and imagine meeting the entire animal. 

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    Children & Families

    Trick or Treat Trail

    Tuesday 30 October - Wednesday 31 October

    Wind your way along the ferocious footpath, deep into the whispering woods… Do you dare to enter the witch’s lair?

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    Special Events

    Rights Lab Talk: Freedom After Slavery

    Tuesday 30 October

    What do shoeboxes, a diamond ring, and Kentucky Fried Chicken have in common? For one survivor of slavery, they are all reminders of her enslavement.