Lakeside Arts
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Manchester Collective

Manchester Collective

Thursday 30 November 7.30pm
Djanogly Recital Hall

Manchester Collective’s musicians are joined by pianist Kathy Stott for this exploration of Olivier Messiaen’s darkest and most unforgettable work: Quartet for the End of Time.

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Reimag(in)ing the Victorians

Reimag(in)ing the Victorians

Saturday 23 September - Sunday 07 January
Djanogly Gallery

FREE EXHIBITION. This exciting exhibition explores how leading contemporary artists have visualized the Victorians in their work through sculpture, photography, film and painting.

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Choosing Children
Theatre & Dance

Choosing Children

Saturday 25 November Various Times
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Genetic engineering is here. The DNA of your child can be altered before its life has even begun. But how far would you go? 

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf -wearing a hat a scarf surrounded by sheep


Saturday 9 — Sunday 31 December.

Suitable for ages 3+

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Christmas Show: The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Saturday 09 December - Sunday 31 December
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Inspired by the famous Aesop fable this wonderful play sees a gifted group of actor-musicians become a whole host of hilarious characters...

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Morgan and West's Massive Magic Show

Saturday 02 December - Sunday 03 December
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Roll up, roll up! Morgan & West are back! Expect gawps, gasps, and guffaws in this relentlessly funny and fantastical magic-filled extravaganza.

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Museum Explorers

Sunday 03 December
University of Nottingham Museum

Join us for creative activities as we explore the Iron Age Celts including the local Corieltavvi tribe.

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The Snowsmith

Saturday 20 January - Sunday 21 January
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

What can unite the grumpy town of Thawmor this winter? Legends tell of soft white snow that blankets the ground, and inventor Eira is determined to bring it back.

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Story Inventors Workshop

Sunday 21 January
Performing Arts Studio

Create a unique story where you are the story inventors! 

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The Bull and the Moon

Sunday 04 February
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Will you come dance with Lolo and help make their dreams come true? 

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Family Dance Workshop

Sunday 04 February
Performing Arts Studio

A very special dance session inspired by flamenco dancing.

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Lucky Bracelet Workshop

Saturday 10 February - Sunday 11 February
Meeting Room One, DHL Pavilion

Make your own lucky bracelet.

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Paper Dragon Puppet Making

Saturday 10 February - Sunday 11 February
Performing Arts Studio

Make your own paper dragon puppet.

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Fan Painting Workshop

Saturday 10 February - Sunday 11 February
Visual Arts Studio

Paint a traditional fan in this Chinese arts and crafts workshop.

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Ribbon Dance Workshop

Saturday 10 February - Sunday 11 February
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Learn the traditional art of Chinese ribbon dance.

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Clay Animation Workshop

Tuesday 13 February
Performing Arts Studio

Learn how to make stop-motion animated videos with plasticine and a whole lot of imagination!

Reimagining the Victorians - a brightly dressed statue with butterfly wings


Saturday 23 September – Sunday 7 January 

This exhibition takes a fresh look at the Victorian age through the eyes of contemporary artists.