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Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour
Exhibitions

Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour

Saturday 02 November - Sunday 23 February
Djanogly Gallery

Ivon Hitchens is much loved for his landscapes with this exhibition considering the full scope of his career.

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Flight
Theatre & Dance

Flight

Saturday 15 February - Sunday 23 February
Next to DH Lawrence Pavilion

Flight takes place in a 40 foot shipping container in absolute darkness, using binaural 360 degree sound.

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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.

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Igloo
Children & Families

Igloo

Sunday 23 February
Djanogly Theatre

Join us for this playful experience filled with warmth, sensation and gentle exploration.

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Peaks and Pots: The Life and Work of Felix Oswald
Museum

Peaks and Pots: The Life and Work of Felix Oswald

Tuesday 07 January - Sunday 29 March
University of Nottingham Museum

Learn about Dr Felix Oswald, whose work led to the creation of the University of Nottingham Museum.

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Two boys using marble run in workshop

FEBRUARY HALF TERM

Part of Festival of Science and Curiosity
Saturday 15 – Sunday 23 February


Join us for a week full of fun activities to explore the curiosities of science, history, storytelling and art.

What's on: From 19/08/2019

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Summer School: Wrap

Monday 19 August - Friday 23 August
Performing Arts Studio

Camouflage, capes and curtains – these are some of the textile creations young eople will be making. 

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Pulse

Friday 27 September - Saturday 28 September
Djanogly Theatre

Patience and Bird are waiting for rain in the dry, dusty heat of the American desert. Clanky Jane arrives with her ‘Cloud-O-Matic’ machine, but will some crazy percussion and a bit of magic make the rain come?

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Family Saturdays

Saturday 28 September - Saturday 07 December
Learning Studio

Whatever your age or ability come along to these creative afternoons.

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War of the Buttons

Sunday 06 October
Djanogly Theatre

Welcome to a tale of squabbles, scuffles… and buttons!

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We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Saturday 19 October - Wednesday 23 October
Djanogly Theatre

A family go on an expedition of a lifetime – running down the grassy bank, wading through the cold river, squelching over the oozy mud, stumbling into the dark forest, then peering into a cave… what will they find?

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Bear Hunt Storytelling

Sunday 20 October
Performing Arts Studio

Come and join us for this storytelling workshop, where we will go on our very own imaginary bear hunt, and will create mischief and magic. Will we ever find our way back home?

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Cyanotype Print #1hrmakes

Sunday 20 October
Visual Arts Studio

Artist Debbie Bryan will teach this Victorian photographic print process and help you create your own unique mini masterpiece based on historic Nottingham lace designs.

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Make a Face Pot

Tuesday 22 October
University of Nottingham Museum

Make your own creation inspired by the medieval face pots on display in the current Museum exhibition, Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery.<

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Bear Hunt Dance

Tuesday 22 October
Performing Arts Studio

Go on a Bear Hunt through movement and dance! Explore the swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the squelchy mud in this fun family workshop.

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Big Landscapes

Wednesday 23 October
Performing Arts Studio

Taking inspiration from the landscapes of University Park, work as a family to transform the space around you into a gigantic, colourful collaged installation.

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Strange Creatures

Sunday 27 October
Djanogly Theatre

Inspired by the children’s book Beegu written and illustrated by Alexis Deacon, Strange Creatures imaginatively uses singing and chamber music to explore differences, friendships and new understandings in our colourful world. 

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Earcandy: Discover Game Music

Tuesday 29 October
Performing Arts Studio

They’re called ‘video’ games but they make sounds too! How much do we know  about how those noises get created, and how they affect our experience of gameplay?



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!