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.

79 events
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    Food Tales: The Angry Chef

    Tuesday 15 October

    Food impacts our lives. We all have stories to share about food. The Future Food Beacon is pleased to organise Food Tales, a series of talks designed to help you think about global food systems in a changing world.

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    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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    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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    Angela Hewitt

    Thursday 17 October

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

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    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

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    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.

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    Children & Families

    Big Landscapes

    Thursday 24 October

    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

    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

    Angela Verdon creates exquisite abstract forms in burnished bone china. Utilizing her material’s inherent qualities of purity and strength, she explores the interplay of light and shadow resulting from hard edges and sensuous undulating contours.