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  • 2Magpies Theatre: Last Resort Loading...
    Theatre

    2Magpies Theatre: Last Resort

    Monday 21 May - Tuesday 22 May

    Last Resort is the alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. You’ll sit in a deckchair, you’ll get a rum cocktail on arrival and you’ll feel the sand between your toes.

  • Brain Controlled Film 'The MOMENT' Loading...
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    Brain Controlled Film 'The MOMENT'

    Monday 21 May - Tuesday 22 May

    The MOMENT is a story set on the cusp of the singularity. The story explores 3 narratives in a dystopian future where brain computer interfaces are both a source of social threat and potential revelation. 

  • Gallery Tour: Living with Adaptive Architecture Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Gallery Tour: Living with Adaptive Architecture

    Thursday 24 May

    Led by Holger Schnädelbach

  • Autism Reimagined Loading...
    Theatre

    Autism Reimagined

    Thursday 24 May

    An exploration of how autistic people perceive, experience, and communicate differently, through art and drama. 

  • Gallery Tour with Neil Walker: Scaling the Sublime Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Gallery Tour with Neil Walker: Scaling the Sublime

    Friday 25 May

    Gallery tour of the Scaling the Sublime exhibition.

  • 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...
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    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+