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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Theatre & Dance


Friday 14 February - Saturday 15 February
Djanogly Theatre

This remarkable film installation explores the story of one man’s journey to rediscover who he really is.

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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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Children & Families


Sunday 23 February
Djanogly Theatre

Join us for this playful experience filled with warmth, sensation and gentle exploration.

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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.

What's on: From 12/09/2019

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Rosemary Wels

Saturday 03 August - Sunday 15 September
Wallner Gallery

A recent body of paintings exploring visions of the city through the disorientating lens of rain-washed windscreens.

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Derek Carruthers

Saturday 31 August - Sunday 20 October
Angear Visitor Centre

Derek Carruthers (Professor Emeritus, Nottingham Trent University) has been a practising artist for over 60 years.

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Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade

Friday 06 September - Sunday 01 December
Weston Gallery

This exhibition explores surviving evidence of the textile trade.

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East Midlands Contemporary Art Auction

Saturday 07 September - Saturday 12 October
Djanogly Gallery

Selected from an open submission of paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and craft, this exhibition represents the quality and diversity of professional art practice in the region today.

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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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Fully Fashioned: Lace Market Gallery Tour

Wednesday 18 September
Other venues

Join Nottingham raconteur Ezekial Bone and follow the threads of the human story woven into the fabric of the Lace Market, followed by an optional tram trip to Lakeside to visit the

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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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Jade Fantom

Saturday 21 September - Sunday 27 October
Wallner Gallery

Jade Fantom graduated from Nottingham Trent University’s BA Photography programme in 2018. 

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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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Friday 27 September - Saturday 28 September
Djanogly Theatre

Patience and Bird are waiting for rain in the dry, dusty heat of the American desert. Clanky Jane arrives with her ‘Cloud-O-Matic’ machine, but will some crazy percussion and a bit of magic make the rain come?

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Family Saturdays

Saturday 28 September - Saturday 07 December
Learning Studio

Whatever your age or ability come along to these creative afternoons.

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The Beatles: Hornsey Road

Sunday 29 September
Djanogly Theatre

Leading Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn provides a fast-moving and smart illustrated history of our forever national heroes.

The Centrifugal Soul (detail) by artist Mat Collishaw


Saturday 14 March – Sunday 7 June
Djanogly Gallery

Collishaw rose to prominence in the 1990s as one of the defining generation of Young British Artists. Featuring his 2016 installation Albion, a ghostly apparition of the Major Oak, this is the first major exhibition of Collishaw’s work to be mounted in the city of his birth.