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Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour

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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Theatre & Dance


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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Children & Families


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

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


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.

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Cara Dillon

Wednesday 26 February
Djanogly Theatre

This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences for over 20 years.

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Workshop: Propellor

Friday 06 March
Djanogly Rehearsal Hall, Department of Music

Members of Propellor will lead a short walk around the University grounds to collect sounds.

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Saturday 07 March
Djanogly Theatre

A blend of folk, classical, electronic and jazz influences with field recordings and spoken word.

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Thursday 12 March
Djanogly Recital Hall

Joglaresa’s greatest hits – all delivered with Joglaresa’s inimitable energy and irrepressible cheeriness!

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Heath Quartet

Thursday 19 March
Djanogly Recital Hall

The Quartet is replete with glorious melodies culminating in a spirited homage to a Hungarian folk.

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University Philharmonia

Sunday 22 March
Great Hall, Trent Building

Following a French first half, the University Philharmonia performs the ‘Pastoral’ Symphony'.

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Huw Warren Trio & Mark Lockheart

Wednesday 25 March
Djanogly Theatre

Highly regarded Welsh pianist Huw Warren returns to Lakeside to perform music from two new albums.

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University Choir & Chamber Choir

Saturday 28 March
Djanogly Recital Hall

The Chamber Choir performs a cappella music with origins in America with a decidedly jazzy flavour. 

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Peatbog Faeries

Wednesday 08 April
Djanogly Theatre

The legendary Scottish trailblazers mix traditional sounds and dance-floor grooves.

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She'Koyokh & Jyotsna Srikanth

Wednesday 15 April
Djanogly Theatre

Through their own distinct musical languages, they bring together a caravan of Eastern European sounds.

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Rachel Podger

Thursday 23 April
Djanogly Recital Hall

Rachel Podger returns to Lakeside with a solo programme featuring some of her favourite pieces.

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Aronowitz Trio

Thursday 30 April
Djanogly Recital Hall

The Aronowitz Trio makes its Lakeside debut with a classical programme. 

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!