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The Red Shed
Theatre & Dance

The Red Shed

Thursday 24 September
Other venues

Mark Thomas returns to the place where it all began – the Red Shed, a labour club in Wakefield.

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Mabon: The Last Hurrah

Mabon: The Last Hurrah

Wednesday 07 April
Djanogly Theatre

MABON is going out on a high. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the band play live for the final time!

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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 15/01/2020

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Printing Patterns in Nature

Sunday 19 January
Visual Arts Studio

Be inspired by Ivon Hitchen’s landscapes and transform your ideas and sketches into print. 

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8th Si Yuan Cup Table Tennis Tournament

Sunday 02 February
David Ross Sports Village

To celebrate Chinese New Year, table tennis players of all ages and ethnicities - beginners or advanced levels - are welcome to enter the tournament. Free taster sessions will also be on offer. 

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Comic Book Conversations

Saturday 15 February
Performing Arts Studio

Create your own comic book with illustration artist Francis Lowe. 

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Build a Cardboard City

Tuesday 18 February
Performing Arts Studio

Calling all budding engineers! Using boxes, tape and recycled materials, design and create your own city.

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Learn to Sew with Conductive Thread and Circuits

Wednesday 19 February
Performing Arts Studio

Learn to combine the world of textiles with electronic components to create soft and flexible circuits. 

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Young Physicist for a Day

Wednesday 19 February
Performing Arts Studio

Become a young physicist for the day. 

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From Landscape to Monoprint

Thursday 20 February
Visual Arts Studio

Spend time in the landscape looking at patterns from nature, then move to the studio.

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Everyday Life in Roman Margidunum

Friday 21 February
Angear Visitor Centre

Take part in everyday activities from the Roman period including dressing up.

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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.

Image of Lakeside DH Lawrence Pavilion from exterior. Large green field and blue sky with pink text box to right


We are pleased to announce that as of Tuesday 15 September, Lakeside’s Pavilion Café and public toilets will reopen for the first time since March. Our other buildings and facilities remain closed for now.