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  • Willow Pattern: The Story of the Two Blue Birds Loading...
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    Willow Pattern: The Story of the Two Blue Birds

    Wednesday 28 June - Sunday 29 October

    This intimate exhibition explores the well-loved Willow Pattern, found on dinner tables since the late 18th Century. It looks at its origins and how the pattern remains as popular today as when it was first designed over 200 years ago.

  • The Art of Dinosaur Science Loading...
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    The Art of Dinosaur Science

    Saturday 01 July - Sunday 29 October

    We're thrilled to welcome a Dilophosaurus and an Alxasaurus to Lakeside as part of the world exclusive Dinosaurs of China exhibition – taking place across Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Lakeside Arts from July to October.

  • Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art Loading...
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    Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art

    Saturday 15 July - Sunday 24 September

    Bringing together outstanding examples of painting and sculpture from the Arts Council Collection and other major UK collections, Kaleidoscope examines 1960s visual art through a fresh and surprising lens.

  • Collected Words Loading...
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    Collected Words

    Friday 08 September - Sunday 03 December

    An exhibition of material from the literary archives and collections of printed books held by the University of Nottingham, highlighting the work of Nottinghamshire writers and the treasures found in the historic collections of local literature lovers.

  • Gillian Ross-Kelsey Loading...
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    Gillian Ross-Kelsey

    Saturday 09 September - Sunday 29 October

    Allowing the pictures the freedom ‘to paint themselves’, Ross Kelsey continues her exploration of colour and shape using brush and rollers.

  • Chinese Storytelling and Music Loading...
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    Chinese Storytelling and Music

    Saturday 16 September

    Join musician and storyteller Ling Peng to hear about the adventures of the magical Chinese dragon. Sing along with Ling as she plays her erhu and learn traditional Chinese songs as a family.

  • GALLERY TOURS Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art Loading...
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    GALLERY TOURS Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art

    Thursday 21 September

    Guided tours of Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art. Free admission, however, please book in advance at the Box Office.

  • Meet a real Life Feathered Dinosaur Loading...
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    Meet a real Life Feathered Dinosaur

    Saturday 23 September

    Meet Dr David Fox and his Golden eagle, Star. Learn more about birds; dinosaurs living ancestors, while getting to see them at close quarters.

  • New additions to the DH Lawrence Collections Loading...
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    New additions to the DH Lawrence Collections

    Thursday 28 September

    A lunchtime talk for the Collected Words exhibition. In this talk Dr Andrew Harrison will discuss and interpret several recently acquired items in the University’s internationally recognised Lawrence Collections.

  • Did T.rex Have Feathers? Loading...
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    Did T.rex Have Feathers?

    Friday 29 September

    Adored by children and adults alike, Tyrannosaurus is one of the most famous dinosaurs in the world, one that pops up again and again in pop culture. This talk questions what we think we know about the T.rex. 

  • Chinese Tea Ceremony Demonstrations Loading...
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    Chinese Tea Ceremony Demonstrations

    Saturday 30 September

    Chinese Tea Ceremony Demonstrations
    With The Nottingham Confucius Institute.
    Saturday 30 September,
    11.15am, 11.45am, 1.15pm & 1.45pm
    approx. 15-20minutes
    University of Nottingham Museum
    Free, ad

  • Roger Mayne Loading...
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    Roger Mayne

    Saturday 30 September - Sunday 29 October

    Roger Mayne is best known for his pioneering body of work on community life in London’s Southam Street in the 1950s and early 60s.Making his debut as a young photographer for Picture Post in 1951, he went on to work for clients including the Observer, Sunday Times, Vogue, Pel