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  • Scaling the Sublime Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Scaling the Sublime

    Friday 23 March - Sunday 17 June

    This exhibition explores affinities with Romanticism in contemporary art practice, and the continuing fascination of the Landscape Sublime.

  • 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

  • Living with Adaptive Architecture Loading...
    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.

  • Where's Jamie? Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Where's Jamie?

    Saturday 19 May - Sunday 01 July

    To celebrate the arrival of series 3 of CBBC’s critically acclaimed football drama, Jamie Johnson, this unique exhibition invites you to put the places to the faces.

  • Wheee!: The Princess & The Pea Loading...
    Children & Families

    Wheee!: The Princess & The Pea

    Monday 28 May - Tuesday 29 May

    A charming and beautifully quirky dance theatre adaptation of this favourite Hans Christian Andersen story by the brilliant Norwegian company Dybwikdans.  

  • Luminarium Loading...
    Special Events

    Luminarium

    Monday 28 May - Sunday 03 June

    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. 

  • 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.

  • Expedition Loading...
    Children & Families

    Expedition

    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...
    Theatre

    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.