Lakeside Arts
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Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour

Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour

Saturday 02 November - Sunday 23 February
Djanogly Gallery

Ivon Hitchens is much loved for his landscapes with this exhibition considering the full scope of his career.

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Theatre & Dance


Saturday 15 February - Sunday 23 February
Next to DH Lawrence Pavilion

Flight takes place in a 40 foot shipping container in absolute darkness, using binaural 360 degree sound.

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Georgian Delights: Life During the Reign of George IV (1820-1830)
Manuscripts & Special Collections

Georgian Delights: Life During the Reign of George IV (1820-1830)

Friday 13 December - Sunday 29 March
Weston Gallery

This exhibition highlights the contrasts between the King George IV and his subjects.

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Children & Families


Sunday 23 February
Djanogly Theatre

Join us for this playful experience filled with warmth, sensation and gentle exploration.

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Peaks and Pots: The Life and Work of Felix Oswald

Peaks and Pots: The Life and Work of Felix Oswald

Tuesday 07 January - Sunday 29 March
University of Nottingham Museum

Learn about Dr Felix Oswald, whose work led to the creation of the University of Nottingham Museum.

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Two boys using marble run in workshop


Part of Festival of Science and Curiosity
Saturday 15 – Sunday 23 February

Join us for a week full of fun activities to explore the curiosities of science, history, storytelling and art.

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Pop Up Landscape Workshop

Saturday 23 May
Performing Arts Studio

Create 3D pop-up seaside landscapes out of paper based on the story The Storm Whale.‚Äč



Saturday 30 May - Sunday 31 May
Highfields Park

Fabulous arts and crafts and a great series of live performance events to thrill children of all ages.

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The Wolves in the Walls

Monday 08 June - Sunday 14 June
Djanogly Theatre

Neil Gaiman and Dave MacKean’s spooky and hilarious tale is brought to life using puppetry and music.

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Aidy the Awesome

Sunday 26 July
Djanogly Theatre

Who wants to be normal when you can be SUPER?

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Monday 10 August - Friday 14 August
Performing Arts Studio

Join experts from the National Videogame Museum, Sheffield to design and make your own videogame.

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Eco-Warrior Summer School

Monday 17 August - Friday 21 August
Performing Arts Studio

With the help of our Associate Artists and Park Ranger, learn how we can help the planet this summer.

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Pick & Mix Summer School

Monday 24 August - Friday 28 August
Performing Arts Studio

Our five fantastic artists will challenge and excite you with sessions that will blow your mind.

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Know The Ledge Summer School

Friday 28 August - Sunday 30 August
Djanogly Theatre

A street dance intensive led by some of the UK’s most recognisable gurus.

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Live DJ and Freestyle Performances

Monday 31 August
Highfields Park

Share in the cyphers, take in the culture and witness performances in a free outdoor event.

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The Elves and the Shoemaker

Thursday 10 December - Wednesday 30 December
Djanogly Theatre

One night, two tiny green visitors climb into Sam’s kitchen. Sam is about to get a very big surprise...


Audience enjoying the 2019 Wheee! Family Weekend

WHEEE! 2020

International Children's Theatre and Dance Festival
Saturday 23 – Sunday 31 May

A week of fantastic arts, theatre and crafts for children of all ages. Plus this year coincides with the Nottingham Puppet Festival!