Lakeside Arts
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I Fagiolini

I Fagiolini

Thursday 14 December 7pm
Djanogly Recital Hall

I Fagiolini brings an animated cast of Christmas characters to life in foot-tapping music from Italy, Germany and Spain.

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Reimag(in)ing the Victorians

Reimag(in)ing the Victorians

Saturday 23 September - Sunday 07 January
Djanogly Gallery

FREE EXHIBITION. This exciting exhibition explores how leading contemporary artists have visualized the Victorians in their work through sculpture, photography, film and painting.

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Choosing Children
Theatre & Dance

Choosing Children

Saturday 25 November Various Times
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Genetic engineering is here. The DNA of your child can be altered before its life has even begun. But how far would you go? 

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf -wearing a hat a scarf surrounded by sheep


Saturday 9 — Sunday 31 December.

Suitable for ages 3+

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Making Pigments from Plants

Thursday 15 February
Visual Arts Studio

Make pigments from a range of plant-based sources.

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Cityscapes Workshop

Friday 16 February
Performing Arts Studio

Get crafty and make your own table-top city.

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Crafts from the Caves

Saturday 17 February
Learning Studio, Djanogly Gallery

Painting activities based on decorative pottery discovered in Nottingham’s caves.

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Scrunch Paper Puppets

Sunday 18 February
Performing Arts Studio

This simple puppet-making workshop uses only masking tape and newspaper to create fun puppets.

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Marmen Quartet

Thursday 22 February
Djanogly Recital Hall

London-based Marmen Quartet won First Prizes at the prestigious Bordeaux and Banff International String Quartet Competitions.

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Xuefei Yang & University Philharmonia

Saturday 24 February
Albert Hall, Nottingham

Internationally renowned guitarist Xuefei Yang joins the University Philharmonia to perform the world premiere of Chen Yi’s Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra. 



Tuesday 27 February
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Nottingham's own Tom Dale Company return to Lakeside with two critically acclaimed shows that we had the privilege to premiere in recent years.

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Blue Rose Code

Wednesday 28 February
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Ross Wilson - aka Blue Rose Code - writes songs straight from and to the heart.

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Letters and Laughs: Humour in Literary Correspondence

Thursday 29 February
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Amy Wilcockson will draw on letters by Edward Lear, Jane Austen, and Thomas Campbell to discuss how – and why – they use comedy.

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Saturday 02 March
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

An exhilarating showcase of hip-hop dance theatre work.

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Beautiful Evil Things

Tuesday 05 March
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

A high-energy, one-woman show combining physical storytelling with cut-throat wit. Join Medusa for an acerbically comic, thrilling and poignant experience. 

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Manchester Collective & Fergus McCreadie Trio

Wednesday 06 March
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Mercury Prize-nominated pianist Fergus McCreadie and his spellbinding trio of jazz musicians join the Manchester Collective string quartet to blast through an irresistible collection of music.

Reimagining the Victorians - a brightly dressed statue with butterfly wings


Saturday 23 September – Sunday 7 January 

This exhibition takes a fresh look at the Victorian age through the eyes of contemporary artists.