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.

75 events
  • Nottdance 2019: Beside Loading...
    Theatre

    Nottdance 2019: Beside

    Saturday 12 October

    BESIDE questions the construction of truth, fake news and the role the body can play in the credibility of what is said in the media. 

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    Music

    Manchester Collective & Chesaba

    Saturday 12 October

    Sirocco is pure joy and energy – a blast of music that celebrates diverse folk traditions from across the globe.

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    Take Part & Learn

    Bobbin Lace Making Workshop

    Saturday 12 October

    Try your hand at lace making, a traditional industry of the East Midlands, in this course run by members of the Nottinghamshire Bobbin Lace Society. 

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    Museum

    Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery

    Tuesday 15 October - Sunday 05 January

    This exhibition will look at the different types of human figures displayed on medieval pottery including the famous Face Pots.

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    Music

    Tashi Lhunpo Monastery Monks

    Wednesday 16 October

    Tibet – a world filled with the chanting of Buddhist texts, recitation of mantras, ringing of bells, blowing of trumpets and beating of drums. 

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    Theatre

    The Room at the Top of the House

    Thursday 17 October

    Josh finds the outside world a fascinating and frightening place. At a time when he is most vulnerable, a room of forgotten things quickly becomes the perfect place for him to escape reality. 

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    Music

    Angela Hewitt

    Thursday 17 October

    Internationally renowned Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt makes a welcome return to Lakeside in its silver anniversary year. 

  • We're Going On A Bear Hunt Loading...
    Children & Families

    We're Going On A Bear Hunt

    Saturday 19 October - Wednesday 23 October

    A family go on an expedition of a lifetime – running down the grassy bank, wading through the cold river, squelching over the oozy mud, stumbling into the dark forest, then peering into a cave… what will they find?

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    Children & Families

    Bear Hunt Storytelling

    Sunday 20 October

    Come and join us for this storytelling workshop, where we will go on our very own imaginary bear hunt, and will create mischief and magic. Will we ever find our w

  • Cyanotype Print #1hrmakes Loading...
    Children & Families

    Cyanotype Print #1hrmakes

    Sunday 20 October

    Artist Debbie Bryan will teach this Victorian photographic print process and help you create your own unique mini masterpiece based on historic Nottingham lace designs.

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    Children & Families

    Make a Face Pot

    Tuesday 22 October

    Make your own creation inspired by the medieval face pots on display in the current Museum exhibition, Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery.<

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    Children & Families

    Bear Hunt Dance

    Tuesday 22 October

    Go on a Bear Hunt through movement and dance! Explore the swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the squelchy mud in this fun family workshop.