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  • Oddsocks: The Tempest Loading...
    Theatre

    Oddsocks: The Tempest

    Saturday 21 July

    Oddsocks’ Sci-fi musical adaptation of The Tempest is out of this world. Space explorer Prospero is marooned in a galaxy far, far away with daughter Miranda and a host of madcap aliens.

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    Museum

    Medieval Mayhem

    Saturday 21 July

    Medieval characters are taking over the Museum and Angear Visitor Centre for the Festival of Archaeology 2018.

  • Child Readers and their Books in Nineteenth-Century Britain Loading...
    Special Collections

    Child Readers and their Books in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    Thursday 26 July

    Colin Heywood, Emeritus Professor of Modern French History at the University of Nottingham, focuses on the society and culture in which children were raised in the 19th century. 

  • Claire Morris-Wright: The Hedge Project Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Claire Morris-Wright: The Hedge Project

    Saturday 28 July - Sunday 09 September

    The summation of a 3-year project, Claire Morris-Wright’s prints explore the powerful metaphorical associations of the hedge.

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    Theatre

    Wilde Creatures

    Saturday 28 July - Sunday 29 July

    The Wilde Creatures, a band of storytelling musicians, bring to life Oscar Wilde’s classic fairy stories including The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose and The Birthday of the Infanta.

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    Take Part & Learn

    Hedge Portraits

    Saturday 28 July

    Using Claire Morris-Wright’s Hedge Project in the Wallner Gallery as a starting point, the artist and participants will explore the grounds in Highfields Park, gathering clippings and sourcematerial.

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    Theatre

    The Canterville Ghost

    Saturday 28 July

    For your delight and delectation, four valiant vaudevillians present their terrifying take on Oscar Wilde’s most gruesome ghost story.

  • From Pirates to Porcupines: Creating Magical Children's Book Characters Loading...
    Children & Families

    From Pirates to Porcupines: Creating Magical Children's Book Characters

    Saturday 04 August

    Join us for a celebration of the magical characters that inhabit children illustrated books in a fun workshop aimed at children and families. 

  • Summer School: Create a Play in a Week Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    Summer School: Create a Play in a Week

    Monday 13 August - Friday 17 August

    Lakeside welcomes you to a jam-packed week working with professional  technicians, designers, musicians and performers to create a show on Lakeside’s main stage.

  • Ancient Craft: Mosaic Making Loading...
    Museum

    Ancient Craft: Mosaic Making

    Saturday 18 August

    In this mosaic workshop for beginners, Karen Frosdick will take you through the process of creating a wall plaque, trivet or set of four coasters to take home. 

  • Summer School: Art and Nature Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    Summer School: Art and Nature

    Monday 20 August - Friday 24 August

    Explore hedges and woodlands in the grounds of Highfields Park and University Park.

  • Summer School: Space Light Colour Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    Summer School: Space Light Colour

    Wednesday 29 August - Friday 31 August

    Rana Begum’s colourful exhibition in the Djanogly Gallery is the inspiration for this Summer School.