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Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour
Exhibitions

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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Flight
Theatre & Dance

Flight

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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Don't miss

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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Igloo
Children & Families

Igloo

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
Museum

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

FEBRUARY HALF TERM

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.

What's on: From 14/08/2019

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Esmé Quartet

Thursday 10 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

Formed in 2016 at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne, Germany by four Korean musicians, the Esmé Quartet has rapidly gained a reputation as a chamber ensemble of exceptional achievement and promise. 

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Nottdance 2019: Where Home Is

Friday 11 October
Djanogly Theatre

Nora is dancers Stephanie McMann, Eleanor Sikorski and Flora Wellesley Wesley, three friends who have been dancing together with zeal, humour and love for almost a decade.

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Nottdance 2019: Beside

Saturday 12 October
Djanogly Theatre

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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Manchester Collective & Chesaba

Saturday 12 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

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

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Bobbin Lace Making Workshop

Saturday 12 October
Other venues

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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Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery

Tuesday 15 October - Sunday 05 January
University of Nottingham Museum

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

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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.



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!