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Arctic Ice Music 20:20

Arctic Ice Music 20:20

Wednesday 11 November
Djanogly Theatre

Terje Isungset pioneering ice instruments and Scandinavia's best jazz musicians will bring extraordinary, beautiful and ethereal sounds. 

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The Elves and the Shoemaker
Children & Families

The Elves and the Shoemaker

Thursday 10 December - Wednesday 30 December
Djanogly Theatre

One night, two tiny green visitors climb into Sam’s kitchen. Sam is about to get a very big surprise...


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Photo of a theatre set of the interior of a cozy home


From activities for all the family to videos and blogs celebrating Lakeside’s collections and the fabulous community of which we’re a part, stay #InWithLakeside to discover and explore during strange times.

What's on: From 01/09/2019

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Drawing with Collagraphs: Beyond the Surface

Sunday 15 September
Visual Arts Studio

Use line, shape and texture to create collagraph plates on mount board. You could adapt your own sketches and drawings or go for a more abstract composition.

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Walk: Heritage Open Day

Thursday 19 September
Highfields Park

Join us for an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Highfields Park and Nottingham Lakeside Arts.

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Walk: Autumn Equinox Bat Walk

Monday 23 September
Highfields Park

As the sun sets join the Park Rangers for an atmospheric autumn equinox walk around Highfields Lake to discover and identify which bats are living on the park.

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Bobbin Lace Making Workshop

Saturday 12 October
Other venues

Try your hand at lace making, a traditional industry of the East Midlands, in this course run by members of the Nottinghamshire Bobbin Lace Society. 

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Ancient Craft: Felt Making

Saturday 26 October
Learning Studio

Using wet felting techniques you will have the opportunity to experiment with silkily soft merino wool fibres, play with colours and shapes and learn how to craft a lovely, woollen fabric picture. Led by textile artist Kat Wood.

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Painting Space Through Colour Workshop

Sunday 10 November
Visual Arts Studio

Roy Pickering’s paintings take inspiration from the wooded landscapes of The Dukeries, as Ivon Hitchens worked around his home in Sussex.

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Line and Form with Drypoint and Monoprint

Sunday 17 November
Visual Arts Studio

Be inspired by Ivon Hitchens’ paintings and adapt his process into print. You will be exploring two different processes: combine the structural lines of dryp

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Ancient Craft: Stone Carving

Saturday 23 November
Visual Arts Studio

During this course, Alan Micklethwaite will guide you carefully through every stage of the process of creating a simple carving in stone, from choosing your inspiration and developing your design.

Lakeside's DH Lawrence Pavilion


All events postponed until the end of June.