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124 events
  • Guarneri Trio Prague Loading...
    Music

    Guarneri Trio Prague

    Thursday 03 May

    We welcome back the ever-popular Guarneri Trio Prague to Lakeside for a programme that includes the spirited ‘Gypsy’ Rondo by Haydn and Shostakovich’s Piano Trio No.2 composed in 1944 as a lament on the death of a close friend as well as for the victims of the Holocaust. 

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    Theatre

    Toolbox Festival

    Thursday 03 May - Saturday 05 May

    The culmination of a brand new creative challenge to Nottingham’s young theatre makers, in which each group will have created an original 15-minute performance using the same toolbox kit as their inspirational starting point.

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    Exhibitions

    Gallery Tour: Sanctuary

    Friday 04 May

    Crop Up Gallery students give a guided walkthrough of the exhibition, speaking about their curatorial ideas for Sanctuary.

  • From Rags to Witches: the grim tale of children's stories Loading...
    Special Collections

    From Rags to Witches: the grim tale of children's stories

    Friday 04 May - Sunday 26 August

    Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children. From a bloodthirsty birth in a sinister European forest, to benign bedtime tales where “Children with their Milk
    are fed with the Tales of Witches, Hobgoblins, Prophecies and Miracles” this exhibition traces the developm

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    Theatre

    Keepy Uppy

    Sunday 06 May

    Keepy Uppy is a play for the 2018 World Cup year, for football fans, non-football fans, children and families. 

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    Sinergia

    Tuesday 08 May

    With his personal and innovative approach, which seamlessly blends traditional flamenco palos from tangos to soléa, Liñán brings raw power, determination and artistry that will delight UK audiences.

  • Workshop: Storyboarding Picture Books Loading...
    Special Collections

    Workshop: Storyboarding Picture Books

    Wednesday 09 May

    Author-illustrator Carol Adlam will take you through the building blocks of creating a picture book for children, focusing on storyboarding and producing thumbnail layouts for your work.

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    Ímar

    Wednesday 09 May

    Irish/Manx quintet Ímar are Glasgow’s hottest new folk group. Formed in 2016 and already receiving plaudits for their album Afterlight and main stage performances in UK and European festivals,

  • William Howard Piano Loading...
    Music

    William Howard Piano

    Thursday 10 May

    William Howard is one of Britain’s leading pianists, enjoying a career that has taken him to over 40 countries.

  • The Uses of Fairytales: Enchanting Ideologies and Radical Transformations Loading...
    Special Collections

    The Uses of Fairytales: Enchanting Ideologies and Radical Transformations

    Thursday 10 May

    Rachel Palfreyman, Associate Professor in German Studies at the University of Nottingham, discusses how fairy tales have been interpreted

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    Exhibitions

    Living with Adaptive Architecture

    Saturday 12 May - Sunday 17 June

    Living with Adaptive Architecture brings together projects and artistic explorations from across the Midlands and the UK to reveal the directions in which the field is currently expanding.

  • Sunday afternoon with Wendy Cope Loading...
    Theatre

    Sunday afternoon with Wendy Cope

    Sunday 13 May

    The inimitable Wendy Cope will charm and amuse you with her wry, ironic poetry – sharp and punchy, soft and contemplative.