Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts

What's on

Calendar icon

Highlights

Mat Collishaw
Exhibitions

Mat Collishaw

Saturday 14 March - Sunday 07 June
Djanogly Gallery

Mat Collishaw reveals the power of imagery to attract and repel as well as to deceive us.

Read More
World Premiere Luminarium 2020
Children & Families

World Premiere Luminarium 2020

Saturday 23 May - Sunday 31 May
Highfields Park

A truly wonderful structure of iridescent colours and light, that everyone can enjoy.

Read More

Don't miss

Within This Dust
Theatre & Dance

Within This Dust

Tuesday 10 March
Djanogly Theatre

Hauntingly beautiful dance theatre that explores the events surrounding 9/11.

Read More Book tickets
Georgian Delights: Life During the Reign of George IV (1820-1830)
Manuscripts & Special Collections

Georgian Delights: Life During the Reign of George IV (1820-1830)

Friday 13 December - Sunday 29 March
Weston Gallery

This exhibition highlights the contrasts between the King George IV and his subjects.

Read More
Pricks
Theatre & Dance

Pricks

Tuesday 17 March
Djanogly Theatre

This funny show blends warmly engaging storytelling with poetry and an original soundscape. 

Read More Book tickets

Beethoven 250 promotional artwork with Beethoven bust and pianos

BEETHOVEN 250: THE COMPLETE PIANO SONATAS

Thursday 14 - Sunday 17 May

A four-day festival marking Beethoven's 250th anniversary featuring a line-up of leading international artists.

What's on: From today

James Campbell: The Funny World Of… Loading...

James Campbell: The Funny World Of…

Sunday 01 March
Djanogly Theatre

Hold onto your socks, take the banana out of your ears and enjoy the best comedy for kids.

Family Saturdays Loading...

Family Saturdays

Saturday 14 March - Saturday 23 May
Learning Studio

Whatever your age or ability come along to these creative afternoons to enjoy the exhibitions and take part in related arts and crafts activities led by University of Nottingham students.

The Merchant of Venice Loading...

The Merchant of Venice

Sunday 15 March
Djanogly Theatre

Greed, poverty and personal vendettas collide in a production full of music, energy and no-nonsense.

Prehistoric crafts Loading...

Prehistoric crafts

Tuesday 07 April
Learning Studio

Come along to find out about prehistoric crafts with Ice Age Journeys. 

Traditional Tales Loading...

Traditional Tales

Wednesday 08 April
Djanogly Rehearsal Hall, Department of Music

This workshop gives a wonderful chance to play with traditional stories.

Easter Eggstravaganza Loading...

Easter Eggstravaganza

Thursday 09 April
Highfields Park

Families will love our eggciting Easter Eggstravaganza. 

Clay Mask Making Loading...

Clay Mask Making

Tuesday 14 April
Angear Visitor Centre

Learn about the drama of Roman theatre masks and other fascinating faces from the past.

Wire Sculpture Loading...

Wire Sculpture

Wednesday 15 April
Visual Arts Studio

This practical workshop is perfect for releasing your creativity, regardless of your ability or experience.

Little Red Riding Hood Loading...

Little Red Riding Hood

Saturday 18 April - Sunday 19 April
Djanogly Theatre

A hilarious and heart-warming new version of this classic story that is all the better to entertain you with!

City Nature Challenge Loading...

City Nature Challenge

Saturday 25 April
Highfields Park

Calling all mini-beast enthusiasts, environmentalists or those potty about plants – your park needs you!

Big up! Loading...

Big up!

Sunday 17 May
Djanogly Theatre

​Big Up! is perfect for Little people who want to be Big, and Big people who … just might have forgotten how to play.

World Premiere Luminarium 2020 Loading...

World Premiere Luminarium 2020

Saturday 23 May - Sunday 31 May
Highfields Park

A truly wonderful structure of iridescent colours and light, that everyone can enjoy.



Audience enjoying the 2019 Wheee! Family Weekend

WHEEE! 2020

International Children's Theatre and Dance Festival
Saturday 23 – Sunday 31 May


A week of fantastic arts, theatre and crafts for children of all ages. Plus this year coincides with the Nottingham Puppet Festival!