Lakeside Arts
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Saturday 31 July - Sunday 05 September
Angear Visitor Centre

Featuring artworks of 18 artists worldwide who are active practitioners in the creation of films, pictures and comics within videogame worlds.

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Spotlight Tours: Making Up the Romans – Perfume and Toilet Sponges

Spotlight Tours: Making Up the Romans – Perfume and Toilet Sponges

Sunday 29 August
University of Nottingham Museum

 Dr Thea Lawrence explores the ways in which inhabitants of Roman Britain constructed and expressed their identity.

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Summer School: Drawn from Nature – Art in the Park Outdoor Exhibition
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Summer School: Drawn from Nature – Art in the Park Outdoor Exhibition

Monday 16 August - Friday 20 August
Highfields Park Boathouse

Join us for a week of artistic self-expression using various materials, techniques and crafts inspired by Mat Collishaw.

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Monday 16 - Friday 27 July
Exciting week long workshops offering experience in different areas of the Arts, such as theatre-making and arts and crafts, supported by industry professionals.

What's on: From 28/05/2019

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Debashish Bhattacharya Trio

Wednesday 05 June
Djanogly Theatre

One of the world’s greatest slide guitarists, Debashish Bhattacharya makes his Lakeside debut after mesmerising audiences for over four decades. 

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Philip Weller Memorial Concert

Saturday 08 June
Djanogly Recital Hall

A very special concert dedicated to the memory of Department of Music staff member Philip Weller.

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University Philharmonia & Festival Choir

Tuesday 18 June
Djanogly Recital Hall

University Philharmonia and Festival Choir perform a summer programme with an element of nostalgia to bring the University academic year to a close. 

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Esmé Quartet

Thursday 10 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

Formed in 2016 at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne, Germany by four Korean musicians, the Esmé Quartet has rapidly gained a reputation as a chamber ensemble of exceptional achievement and promise. 

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Manchester Collective & Chesaba

Saturday 12 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

Sirocco is pure joy and energy – a blast of music that celebrates diverse folk traditions from across the globe.

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Tashi Lhunpo Monastery Monks

Wednesday 16 October
Djanogly Theatre

Tibet – a world filled with the chanting of Buddhist texts, recitation of mantras, ringing of bells, blowing of trumpets and beating of drums. 

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Angela Hewitt

Thursday 17 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

Internationally renowned Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt makes a welcome return to Lakeside in its silver anniversary year. 

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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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Sacconi String Quartet, Jack McNeill: Clarinet and University Chamber Choir

Thursday 31 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

We pay tribute to Professor Robert Pascall, whose vision led to the building of the Djanogly Recital Hall with a performance of one of his favourite works, Brahms’s Clarinet Quintet.

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Wednesday 06 November
Djanogly Theatre

Award-winning Anglo-Scandinavian trio Phronesis have been one of the most talked about and acclaimed European bands over the past decade.

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AKA Trio

Wednesday 13 November
Djanogly Theatre

From three different continents, Antonio Forcione, Seckou Keita and Adriano Adewale grew up in different landscapes, speaking different languages, and absorbed different cultures and musical traditions. 

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English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble

Thursday 14 November
Djanogly Recital Hall

Cornetts and sackbuts conjure up the definitive sound of 16th and 17th-century Venice, when The Floating City – rich, powerful, beautiful and home to some of the finest musicians Europe has ever produced – still reigned supreme in the Adriatic.

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Meet artists, musicians and researchers who work on fascinating projects and continue to inspire us. Browse our inspiring online talks as we're joined in conversation with artist friends from across our region and beyond.