Lakeside Arts
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Mat Collishaw

Mat Collishaw

Saturday 14 March - Sunday 07 June
Djanogly Gallery

Mat Collishaw reveals the power of imagery to attract and repel as well as to deceive us.

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World Premiere Luminarium 2020
Children & Families

World Premiere Luminarium 2020

Saturday 23 May - Sunday 31 May
Highfields Park

A truly wonderful structure of iridescent colours and light, that everyone can enjoy.

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Don't miss

Within This Dust
Theatre & Dance

Within This Dust

Tuesday 10 March
Djanogly Theatre

Hauntingly beautiful dance theatre that explores the events surrounding 9/11.

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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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Theatre & Dance


Tuesday 17 March
Djanogly Theatre

This funny show blends warmly engaging storytelling with poetry and an original soundscape. 

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Beethoven 250 promotional artwork with Beethoven bust and pianos


Thursday 14 - Sunday 17 May

A four-day festival marking Beethoven's 250th anniversary featuring a line-up of leading international artists.

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Prehistoric crafts

Tuesday 07 April
Learning Studio

Come along to find out about prehistoric crafts with Ice Age Journeys. 

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Traditional Tales

Wednesday 08 April
Djanogly Rehearsal Hall, Department of Music

This workshop gives a wonderful chance to play with traditional stories.

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Easter Eggstravaganza

Thursday 09 April
Highfields Park

Families will love our eggciting Easter Eggstravaganza. 

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Clay Mask Making

Tuesday 14 April
Angear Visitor Centre

Learn about the drama of Roman theatre masks and other fascinating faces from the past.

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Wire Sculpture

Wednesday 15 April
Visual Arts Studio

This practical workshop is perfect for releasing your creativity, regardless of your ability or experience.

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City Nature Challenge

Saturday 25 April
Highfields Park

Calling all mini-beast enthusiasts, environmentalists or those potty about plants – your park needs you!

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Pop Up Landscape Workshop

Saturday 23 May
Performing Arts Studio

Create 3D pop-up seaside landscapes out of paper based on the story The Storm Whale.‚Äč



Saturday 30 May - Sunday 31 May
Highfields Park

Fabulous arts and crafts and a great series of live performance events to thrill children of all ages.

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Gallery Art: Groups Summer Showcase

Saturday 18 July - Sunday 02 August
Wallner Gallery

This exhibition showcases the talent of our three Gallery Art Groups for young people.

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Monday 10 August - Friday 14 August
Performing Arts Studio

Join experts from the National Videogame Museum, Sheffield to design and make your own videogame.

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Eco-Warrior Summer School

Monday 17 August - Friday 21 August
Performing Arts Studio

With the help of our Associate Artists and Park Ranger, learn how we can help the planet this summer.

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Pick & Mix Summer School

Monday 24 August - Friday 28 August
Performing Arts Studio

Our five fantastic artists will challenge and excite you with sessions that will blow your mind.

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!