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33 events
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    Children & Families

    Tiny Fingers Tiny Toes

    Thursday 20 September - Thursday 29 November

    Crawl, walk, run, dance, sing, build, explore and discover through these fun creative play sessions: a safe space for your toddler to make sense of the world around them.

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    Children & Families

    Art Investigator Max

    Saturday 22 September - Saturday 08 December

    Creative Saturday afternoons at Djanogly Gallery. Whatever your age or ability come along to AIM as an Art Investigator to enjoy the exhibitions and take part in related arts and crafts activities led by University of Nottingham students.

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    Children & Families


    Saturday 20 October - Sunday 28 October

    Internationally-celebrated, Nottingham-based Architects of Air return to Lakeside due to popular demand – with an unprecedented autumn appearance during nine days of October half-term.

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    Children & Families

    The Snow Queen

    Sunday 21 October

    Kai and Gerda had been friends for as long as they could remember. Day followed day, always the same, until in a whirl of magic and deception, splinters of a magical broken mirror blow in the wind, freezing hearts and changing everything!

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    Children & Families

    Snow Queen Sparkle Workshop

    Sunday 21 October

    Make a Snow Queen inspired crown or wand and sparkle all the way home.

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    Children & Families

    Paper Windmill Making

    Monday 22 October - Friday 26 October

    Enjoyed the Luminarium? Join us for this accompanying activity following your visit. 

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    Children & Families

    Tissue Paper Flower Making

    Tuesday 23 October - Thursday 25 October

    Enjoyed the Luminarium? Join us for this accompanying activity following your visit.

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    Children & Families

    Paint Your Park: Autumn Challenge

    Thursday 25 October

    Do you paint for pleasure? Join us and use Highfields Park as inspiration to create a piece of art. 

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    Children & Families

    The Art of Play Workshop

    Saturday 27 October

    Join us at Lakeside to explore the happy theme of play. In this drawing workshop you will be invited to let loose, take risks with pencils and enjoy happy visual accidents. Remember, playful adults are just as welcome as children at this event!

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    Children & Families

    The Musicians of Bremen

    Sunday 28 October

    This stunning, non-verbal, visual adventure uses puppetry, movement, trapeze, and live music to tell the traditional tale of four animals put to pasture: a donkey; a cat; a cockerel and a dog.

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    Children & Families

    Adventure Story Making with Mark Curwood

    Sunday 28 October

    Join Mark Curwood, a fantastic storyteller, who needs your help to unravel a remarkable adventure story.

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    Children & Families

    Model a Mammoth Workshop

    Tuesday 30 October

    Create your own small model of a mammoth from the Ice Age. Take a look at the piece of mammoth tooth on display in our Museum and imagine meeting the entire animal.