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  • Willow Pattern: The Story of the Two Blue Birds Loading...
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    Willow Pattern: The Story of the Two Blue Birds

    Wednesday 28 June - Sunday 29 October

    This intimate exhibition explores the well-loved Willow Pattern, found on dinner tables since the late 18th Century. It looks at its origins and how the pattern remains as popular today as when it was first designed over 200 years ago.

  • The Art of Dinosaur Science Loading...
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    The Art of Dinosaur Science

    Saturday 01 July - Sunday 29 October

    We're thrilled to welcome a Dilophosaurus and an Alxasaurus to Lakeside as part of the world exclusive Dinosaurs of China exhibition – taking place across Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Lakeside Arts from July to October.

  • Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art Loading...
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    Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art

    Saturday 15 July - Sunday 24 September

    Bringing together outstanding examples of painting and sculpture from the Arts Council Collection and other major UK collections, Kaleidoscope examines 1960s visual art through a fresh and surprising lens.

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    Collected Words

    Friday 08 September - Sunday 03 December

    An exhibition of material from the literary archives and collections of printed books held by the University of Nottingham, highlighting the work of Nottinghamshire writers and the treasures found in the historic collections of local literature lovers.

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    Gillian Ross-Kelsey

    Saturday 09 September - Sunday 29 October

    Allowing the pictures the freedom ‘to paint themselves’, Ross Kelsey continues her exploration of colour and shape using brush and rollers.

  • Chinese Storytelling and Music Loading...
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    Chinese Storytelling and Music

    Saturday 16 September

    Join musician and storyteller Ling Peng to hear about the adventures of the magical Chinese dragon. Sing along with Ling as she plays her erhu and learn traditional Chinese songs as a family.

  • Kaleidoscope: Monoprint with Collage Loading...
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    Kaleidoscope: Monoprint with Collage

    Sunday 17 September

    Explore and reflect the colours and textures of the Kaleidoscope exhibition with a range of monoprint processes, plus collage. This is the perfect printmaking playground for beginners and those looking for a refresher. For adults aged 16+

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    Portable Antiquities Scheme

    Tuesday 19 September

    The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a DCMS-funded project to encourage the voluntary recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales. 

  • GALLERY TOURS Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art Loading...
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    GALLERY TOURS Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art

    Thursday 21 September

    Guided tours of Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art. Free admission, however, please book in advance at the Box Office.

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    Children & Families

    Meet a real Life Feathered Dinosaur

    Saturday 23 September

    Meet Dr David Fox and his Golden eagle, Star. Learn more about birds; dinosaurs living ancestors, while getting to see them at close quarters.

  • Jumping on my Shadow Loading...
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    Jumping on my Shadow

    Saturday 23 September

    Jumping on my Shadow is a powerful tale … a tragi-comedy for our times … and a funny, moving ghost story about refuge, asylum and who we think we are.

  • Cancelled: Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Introduction Session Loading...
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    Cancelled: Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Introduction Session

    Saturday 23 September

    Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have already booked a ticket, please contact the box office to organise a refund on 0115 846 7777.