What’s on

Find theatre, classical & chamber music, world, folk & jazz gigs, live comedy, dance performances, children's shows, free talks and workshops, as well as our visual art exhibitions and museum programme below.

23 events
  • Flesh & Text: Thirty Years of Bodies in Flight Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Flesh & Text: Thirty Years of Bodies in Flight

    Tuesday 11 June - Sunday 30 June

    This exhibition draws together still and moving images, alongside artefacts and commentary about this pioneering company’s work.

  • Workshop: Stretched Fibres Loading...
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    Workshop: Stretched Fibres

    Sunday 23 June

    Taking ideas from Laura McCafferty’s vibrant exhibition in the Angear Visitor Centre, work with the artist to rip apart and sew together colourful textiles. 

  • Film Screening - Mary Shelley (2017) Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Film Screening - Mary Shelley (2017)

    Tuesday 25 June

    A romance based on the relationship of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Elle Fanning) and the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (Douglas Booth).

  • Gallery Tour - Romantic Facts and Fantasies Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Gallery Tour - Romantic Facts and Fantasies

    Tuesday 02 July

    Join the exhibition curators for a guided walk through of the exhibition and learn about the stories behind the items on display.

  • Talk - Romantic Reputations: Angelic Austen and Beastly Byron? Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Talk - Romantic Reputations: Angelic Austen and Beastly Byron?

    Tuesday 02 July

    Was Lord Byron really ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, and was Jane Austen ‘a narrow-gutted spinster’?

  • Lakeside Young Artists Summer Showcase Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Lakeside Young Artists Summer Showcase

    Saturday 06 July - Sunday 28 July

    This newly formed group of young creatives has been meeting at Lakeside since January 2019. See the fruits of their labour in this exhibition.

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    University Summer Exhibition

    Saturday 13 July - Saturday 27 July

    This popular annual event provides a showcase for the talents of students, staff and alumni of the university and an ideal opportunity to buy modestly priced works of art.

  • Talk - Paupers and Poetry: The Workhouse at Southwell Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Talk - Paupers and Poetry: The Workhouse at Southwell

    Friday 26 July

    This talk by Dr Charlotte May will focus on the Workhouse at Southwell, Nottinghamshire, whose founder was a close connection of the poet Lord Byron.

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    Exhibitions

    Rosemary Wels

    Saturday 03 August - Sunday 15 September

    A recent body of paintings exploring visions of the city through the disorientating lens of rain-washed windscreens.

  • Talk - Romanticism, Caricature and Politics Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Talk - Romanticism, Caricature and Politics

    Tuesday 20 August

    In this illustrated talk, Dr Richard Gaunt, Associate Professor in the Department of History, considers the rough, boisterous sensibilities which caricaturists brought to their craft

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    Exhibitions

    Meet the Artist - Rosemary Wels

    Saturday 31 August

    Join artist and lecturer Rosemary Wels to learn about the processes behind her work, see her sketchbooks and talk about her visual ideas.