Lakeside Arts
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The Dan Daw Show
Theatre & Dance

The Dan Daw Show

Tuesday 08 February
Djanogly Theatre

Dan is finally seizing the moment to inspire himself and let go of who he once was, to make room for who he wants to be.

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Special Events


Saturday 29 January - Monday 31 January
Highfields Park, near the Stone Lions opposite

Welcome to Chinese New Year 2022!

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Matt Chorley: Who Is In Charge Here?

Matt Chorley: Who Is In Charge Here?

Saturday 19 February
Djanogly Theatre

The award-winning Times columnist is back with an hilarious new show exploring who really calls the shots.

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a photo of University of Nottingham's Trent building with cherry blossom projected on it



Saturday 29 January – Saturday 13 February
Join us for spectacular projections onto the iconic Trent Building and a series of creative workshops for all the family. Presented by Nottingham Confucius Institute and Lakeside Arts.

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Paul Matosic: The Ancient City of Phibonak

Saturday 12 March - Sunday 01 May
Angear Visitor Centre

Paul Matosic’s recent body of work explores the ruins of the ancient city of Phibonak.

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The Undiscovered Island

Sunday 13 March
Djanogly Theatre

A playful, contactless, underwater world where children become are explorers discovering the island. 

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Pebble on the Beach

Sunday 20 March
Djanogly Theatre

Magically transporting you to a day at the seaside and a heart-warming tale that helps us all feel safe in the world and know that we matter.

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Heath Quartet & Daniel Tong: Romantic Tensions

Thursday 24 March
Djanogly Recital Hall

A concert telling the story of Clara Schumann and Liszt.

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Ancient Iraq: New Discoveries

Saturday 26 March - Sunday 19 June
Djanogly Gallery

Celebrate the rich cultural legacy of Iraq, with this British Museum touring exhibition marking the first time that new Iraq field research will go on tour.

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University Choir & Philharmonia

Saturday 26 March
St Mary's Church, High Pavement

The University Choir and Philharmonia join forces for a programme with a distinctly European flavour!

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Jess Gillam

Thursday 31 March
Djanogly Recital Hall

Jess Gillam is animating Lakeside with her outstanding talent and infectious personality!

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University Chamber Choir

Friday 01 April
Djanogly Recital Hall

A concert for Lent featuring Renaissance and contemporary choral masterpieces!

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Take Care

Saturday 02 April - Sunday 03 April
Djanogly Theatre

Lakeside is thrilled to premiere a new chamber opera, Take Care, based on research into the working lives of professionals who care for people with dementia at home.

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Editing Magnus

Thursday 07 April
Djanogly Theatre

Join Professor John Worthen in delving deeper into the editing process.

Manchester Collective & Abel Selaocoe: The Oracle Loading...

Manchester Collective & Abel Selaocoe: The Oracle

Thursday 07 April
Djanogly Recital Hall

Music makes time-travellers of us all.

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Rachel Anne Grigor: Facing Landscapes

Saturday 09 April - Sunday 15 May
Wallner Gallery

Discover Rachel Anne Grigor's work examining ‘landscape/cityscape’ and human existence.

A woman in a VR headset at the preview of the Eye as Witness exhibition


Saturday 22 January – Sunday 13 March
An immersive multimedia experience designed to make us question the motives behind Holocaust photography.