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  • From Rags to Witches: the grim tale of children's stories Loading...
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    From Rags to Witches: the grim tale of children's stories

    Friday 04 May - Sunday 26 August

    Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children. From a bloodthirsty birth in a sinister European forest, to benign bedtime tales where “Children with their Milk
    are fed with the Tales of Witches, Hobgoblins, Prophecies and Miracles” this exhibition traces the developm

  • Steffie Richards Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Steffie Richards

    Saturday 23 June - Sunday 26 August

    Steffie Richards’ paintings are physical traces of heightened emotional states and moments of self-awareness that, for the artist, encapsulate something of the original sensation.

  • Rana Begum: Space Light Colour Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Rana Begum: Space Light Colour

    Saturday 07 July - Sunday 30 September

    Rana Begum’s meditative and transformative work blurs the boundaries between sculpture, painting and architecture

  • Gallery Art Group Summer Show Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Gallery Art Group Summer Show

    Saturday 07 July - Sunday 22 July

    Every year the three Gallery Art Groups work intensively to create a summer exhibition in the Wallner Gallery. This showcase of the young artists’ work is always full of innovation and visual surprises. 

  • The Storm Officer Loading...
    Theatre

    The Storm Officer

    Friday 13 July - Saturday 14 July

    Wild storms, hurricanes and extreme flooding, The Storm Officer tells the tale of one town’s struggle when faced with the realities of extreme weather and the impact of climate change.

  • Oddsocks: Romeo & Juliet - Mods v Rockers Loading...
    Theatre

    Oddsocks: Romeo & Juliet - Mods v Rockers

    Friday 20 July

    A Guardian Readers’ Favourite 2017, Romantic Romeo is moping to the ‘Rhythm of the Rain’ for his latest unrequited love

  • Oddsocks: The Tempest Loading...
    Theatre

    Oddsocks: The Tempest

    Saturday 21 July

    Oddsocks’ Sci-fi musical adaptation of The Tempest is out of this world. Space explorer Prospero is marooned in a galaxy far, far away with daughter Miranda and a host of madcap aliens.

  • Medieval Mayhem Loading...
    Museum

    Medieval Mayhem

    Saturday 21 July

    Medieval characters are taking over the Museum and Angear Visitor Centre for the Festival of Archaeology 2018.

  • Child Readers and their Books in Nineteenth-Century Britain Loading...
    Special Collections

    Child Readers and their Books in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    Thursday 26 July

    Colin Heywood, Emeritus Professor of Modern French History at the University of Nottingham, focuses on the society and culture in which children were raised in the 19th century. 

  • Claire Morris-Wright: The Hedge Project Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Claire Morris-Wright: The Hedge Project

    Saturday 28 July - Sunday 09 September

    The summation of a 3-year project, Claire Morris-Wright’s prints explore the powerful metaphorical associations of the hedge.

  • Wilde Creatures Loading...
    Theatre

    Wilde Creatures

    Saturday 28 July - Sunday 29 July

    The Wilde Creatures, a band of storytelling musicians, bring to life Oscar Wilde’s classic fairy stories including The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose and The Birthday of the Infanta.

  • CANCELLED - Hedge Portraits Workshop Loading...
    Take Part & Learn

    CANCELLED - Hedge Portraits Workshop

    Saturday 28 July

    Using Claire Morris-Wright’s Hedge Project in the Wallner Gallery as a starting point, the artist and participants will explore the grounds in Highfields Park,