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  • Wheee! 2017 Loading...
    Children & Families

    Wheee! 2017

    Monday 29 May - Sunday 04 June

    Our eagerly awaited international festival of theatre and dance for children is the place to be this May half term holiday with high quality shows in the theatre, a brand new Luminarium and our ever-popular FREE Family Weekend in the park...

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    Children & Families

    Dinosaurs of China

    Saturday 01 July - Sunday 29 October

    We're thrilled to welcome the Dilophosaurus and an Alxasaurus to Lakeside as part of a world exclusive exhibition of Feathered dinosaurs.

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    Children & Families

    Dino Design

    Saturday 08 July - Sunday 09 July

    Use our virtual design app to bring to life your very own drawings.

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    Children & Families

    Gallery Art Group

    Saturday 25 March - Sunday 31 December

    Gallery Art Group is the place to be if you love art and design! Groups for ages 8 - 18. 

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    Tiny Fingers, Tiny Toes: Workshops For Little Ones

    Thursday 27 April - Thursday 06 July

    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

    Much Ado About Puffin

    Sunday 14 May

    Join Open Attic as they traverse stormy seas and reckless tides to bring you this funny tale about a man all alone, a friendly puffin, and a whole lot of fuss over nothing.

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    Wheee! Puppets and Masks

    Saturday 20 May - Sunday 02 July

    by Alison Duddle: A fascinating exhibition of objects and puppets many of which have been used by the renowned company Horse & Bamboo in recent productions.

  • Wheee! Festival: Architects of Air - A Premiere of a Brand New Luminarium Loading...
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    Wheee! Festival: Architects of Air - A Premiere of a Brand New Luminarium

    Monday 29 May - Sunday 04 June

    Architects of Air regularly tour the world with their extraordinary structures which astonish and delight audiences of all ages – from babes in arms to nonagenerians. Externally intriguing in shape, their interiors are brilliantly iridescent and full of unexpectedly glorious spaces.

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    Children & Families

    Wheee! Festival: The Building Dance Show

    Monday 29 May

    Let your imagination run riot as hundreds of cardboard boxes are stacked, squashed and rebuilt. Help create enticing caves, precarious castles and fabulous creatures as together we experience an incredible story.

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    Children & Families

    Half Term Holiday Flowery Fun

    Thursday 01 June

    Have a look at the colourful flowers in Winifred Nicholson’s vibrant exhibition and then join one of Lakeside’s talented Associate Artists in the Learning Studio to make paper and wire flowers using an array of gorgeous colours.

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    Children & Families

    Wheee! Festival: Suites Curieuses

    Friday 02 June

    Inspired by Marjolaine Leray’s popular minimalist picture book – which features a particularly savvy Red Riding Hood getting the better of a not very clever wolf

  • Wheee Family Weekend Loading...
    Children & Families

    Wheee Family Weekend

    Saturday 03 June - Sunday 04 June

    The Wheee! family weekend is always special and this year is no exception.