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  • Where It All Began: Screening Loading...
    Children & Families

    Where It All Began: Screening

    Monday 28 May - Sunday 03 June

    A rare opportunity to watch the original pilot episode of this Emmy, Bafta and RTS nominated series – 15 minutes of exclusive material previously unseen by public audiences.

  • Peg Puppets & Stories Workshop Loading...
    Children & Families

    Peg Puppets & Stories Workshop

    Monday 28 May

    Make a fantastic peg puppet with fabric scraps and other household bits and pieces, and then devise your own fairy tales to act out.

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    Children & Families


    Wednesday 30 May

    Artists are often inspired by expeditions, investigative walks, or even Grand Tours. In these workshops with artist Gina Mollett, participants will be venturing out into the landscape of Highfields Park and University Park Campus to collect ideas and make observations.

  • Luminarium: Grown-Ups Only Session Loading...
    Special Events

    Luminarium: Grown-Ups Only Session

    Thursday 31 May

    Architects of Air have toured to more than 40 countries across five continents with their extraordinary structures which astonish and delight audiences of all ages. 

  • Wheee! 2018: Is This A Dagger? Loading...

    Wheee! 2018: Is This A Dagger?

    Friday 01 June

    Andy Cannon retells Shakespeare’s Macbeth, taking audiences on a thousand-year journey from fact to fiction and back again. Suitable for ages 8+

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    Children & Families

    Stick by me

    Saturday 02 June

    A playful and quirky new show for young children about friendship and play, and the importance of treasuring little things.

  • Wheee! Family Weekend Loading...
    Children & Families

    Wheee! Family Weekend

    Saturday 02 June - Sunday 03 June

    The Wheee! family weekend is always special and this year is no exception. There will be lots of arts and craft activities plus outdoor theatre and dance performances to entertain family members of all ages.

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    Silk Road

    Tuesday 05 June

    In collaboration with the renowned classical Indian dancer Mavin Khoo, Agudo weaves his Flamenco roots with a unique, contemporary style in this universal and personal story of East meets West.

  • Sixteen Legs Film Screening and Q&A Loading...
    Special Events

    Sixteen Legs Film Screening and Q&A

    Wednesday 06 June

    Film screening plus Q&A with filmmaker and zoologist Dr Niall Doran and Dr Sara Goodacre from the University of Nottingham SpiderLab

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    Anda Union

    Tuesday 12 June

    Anda Union are cultural icons of Mongolian music bringing a unique combination of styles from across the grasslands.

  • Film: The Company of Wolves (Cert 18) Loading...
    Special Collections

    Film: The Company of Wolves (Cert 18)

    Wednesday 13 June

    A horror-fantasy film based on the werewolf story of the same name in Angela Carter’s 1979 short story collection The Bloody Chamber.

  • CANCELLED - Archaeology NOW: The story behind the British Museum BP exhibition Scythians Loading...

    CANCELLED - Archaeology NOW: The story behind the British Museum BP exhibition Scythians

    Wednesday 13 June

    The story behind the British Museum BP exhibition Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia With Dr St John Simpson, Assistant Keeper, Ancient Iran and Arabia, Middle East Department, British Museum.