Lakeside Arts
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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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Within This Dust

Tuesday 10 March
Djanogly Theatre

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

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The Merchant of Venice

Sunday 15 March
Djanogly Theatre

Greed, poverty and personal vendettas collide in a production full of music, energy and no-nonsense.

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Tuesday 17 March
Djanogly Theatre

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

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Saturday 28 March
Djanogly Theatre

Xzibit is an award-winning choreographic programme that supports young people.

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Sunday 29 March
Djanogly Theatre

Presenting the best county-wide youth dance talent, Episodes celebrates excellence in dance.

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Nottingham Young Creative Awards Theatre Category

Tuesday 31 March - Saturday 04 April
Djanogly Theatre

The Nottingham Young Creative Awards' Theatre Category is a creative challenge for the theatre makers.

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Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

Thursday 16 April - Friday 17 April
Djanogly Theatre

50 Things About Us is a show about songs, gongs, loot, tradition, wigs, nicking, statues, art and identity. 

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Tuesday 05 May - Saturday 09 May
Djanogly Theatre

By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes…

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The Days

Monday 11 May - Tuesday 12 May
Djanogly Theatre

The Days engenders a world of ever-shifting negotiations, complex feelings and comic disconnection.

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Crimes, Camera, Action

Tuesday 19 May
Djanogly Theatre

When a screen starlet is stabbed on set, it sets in motion a fast-paced and hilarious chain of events.

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The Comedy of Errors

Saturday 18 July
Highfields Park

A servant and master from far off Syracuse arrive in Ephesus in search of their long-lost twin brothers.

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Live DJ and Freestyle Performances

Monday 31 August
Highfields Park

Share in the cyphers, take in the culture and witness performances in a free outdoor event.

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!