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Arctic Ice Music 20:20

Arctic Ice Music 20:20

Wednesday 11 November
Djanogly Theatre

Terje Isungset pioneering ice instruments and Scandinavia's best jazz musicians will bring extraordinary, beautiful and ethereal sounds. 

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The Elves and the Shoemaker
Children & Families

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...


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From activities for all the family to videos and blogs celebrating Lakeside’s collections and the fabulous community of which we’re a part, stay #InWithLakeside to discover and explore during strange times.

What's on: From 01/09/2019

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Tashi Lhunpo Monastery Monks

Wednesday 16 October
Djanogly Theatre

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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The Room at the Top of the House

Thursday 17 October
Djanogly Theatre

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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Angela Hewitt

Thursday 17 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

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

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We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Saturday 19 October - Wednesday 23 October
Djanogly Theatre

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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Bear Hunt Storytelling

Sunday 20 October
Performing Arts Studio

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 way back home?

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Cyanotype Print #1hrmakes

Sunday 20 October
Visual Arts Studio

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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Make a Face Pot

Tuesday 22 October
University of Nottingham Museum

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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Bear Hunt Dance

Tuesday 22 October
Performing Arts Studio

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.

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Big Landscapes

Wednesday 23 October
Performing Arts Studio

Taking inspiration from the landscapes of University Park, work as a family to transform the space around you into a gigantic, colourful collaged installation.

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Archaeology NOW Talk: Last Supper in Pompeii

Thursday 24 October
Djanogly Theatre

For the Romans, life meant getting together to eat and drink. Last supper in Pompeii celebrates the Roman love affair with food and drink – a journey, from fields and vineyards to markets and shops.

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Angela Verdon

Saturday 26 October - Sunday 09 February
Angear Visitor Centre

Angela Verdon creates exquisite abstract forms in burnished bone china. 

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Ancient Craft: Felt Making

Saturday 26 October
Learning Studio

Using wet felting techniques you will have the opportunity to experiment with silkily soft merino wool fibres, play with colours and shapes and learn how to craft a lovely, woollen fabric picture. Led by textile artist Kat Wood.

Lakeside's DH Lawrence Pavilion


All events postponed until the end of June.