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Lakeside and The University of Nottingham
Autumn Half Term 2019
Saturday 19 October - Sunday 3 November
Join us for theatre, crafts, video games, dancing and more this half term!
We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Saturday 19 - Wednesday 23 October, 11am & 1.30pm
A family go on an expedition of a lifetime – running down the grassy bank, wading through the cold river, squelching over the oozy mud, stumbling into the dark forest, then peering into a cave… what will they find?
Sunday 27 October, 1pm & 3.30pm
Inspired by the children’s book Beegu written and illustrated by Alexis Deacon, Strange Creatures imaginatively uses singing and chamber music to explore differences, friendships and new understandings in our colourful world. This magical production performed by exceptional musicians is a total delight!
Hey Diddle Diddle
Sunday 3 November, 1pm & 3.30pm
When the full moon shines bright there’s magic in the air, and all the animals come out to play. Join flying cows, jazzy cats and runaway crockery for an adventure in this brilliant new take on the classic nursery rhyme filled with original live music, brilliant puppetry and laughter.
Bear Hunt Storytelling
Sunday 20 October, 12noon-1pm
Come and join us for this storytelling workshop, where we will go on our very own imaginary
, and will create mischief and magic. Will we ever find our way back home?
Sunday 20 October, 1-2pm & 2.30-3.30pm
Artist Debbie Bryan will teach this Victorian photographic print process and help you create your own unique mini masterpiece based on historic Nottingham lace designs, inspired by the Weston Gallery’s
Make a Face Pot
Tuesday 22 October, 11am-4pm
Make your own creation inspired by the medieval face pots on display in the current Museum exhibition,
Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery
. Led by Lakeside Associate Artist, Elaine Winter.
Bear Hunt Dance
Tuesday 22 October, 11.15am-12.15pm
Go on a
through movement and dance! Explore the swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the squelchy mud in this fun family workshop.
Thursday 24 October, 1-4pm
Taking inspiration from the landscapes of University Park, work as a family to transform the space around you into a gigantic, colourful collaged installation.
Day of the Dead Mask Making
Thursday 31 October, 10-11.30am & 1-2.30pm
Learn about the world-famous Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations and make your own spooky but beautiful mask and headgear.
Build a Game in a Day
Tuesday 29 October, 10am-5pm
Discover games with the National Videogame Museum. We have all played videogames, but what about making them? How much do we know about how different aspects of a game get created, and how these affect our experience of gameplay?