Lakeside Arts
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The Monocle
Theatre & Dance

The Monocle

Tuesday 16 April 7.30pm
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

This highly virtuosic contemporary dance performance featuring the voluptuous jazz chanteuse Imogen Banks presents the untold story of Le Monocle. 

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Angela Hewitt

Angela Hewitt

Thursday 11 April 7.30pm
Djanogly Recital Hall

Angela Hewitt’s interpretations of the music of J.S. Bach have established her as one of the composer’s foremost interpreters of our time.

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Club Origami
Children & Families

Club Origami

Saturday 06 April - Sunday 07 April
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Shall we see what we can make with a single square of paper?  As you scrunch the paper see how your imagination begins to dance … 

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Luminarium - an inflatable blue room bathed in multi coloured light


Architects of Air are back
with an amazing new luminarium 


Saturday 25 May - Sunday 02 June  


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The Story of Boots' 17 Loading...

The Story of Boots' 17

Thursday 09 May
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Join us to explore how 17’s marketing campaigns captured the era’s emphasis on pleasurable self-expression.

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John Robb: Do You Believe in the Power of Rock 'n' Roll?

Saturday 11 May
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Spend the evening with John as he discusses everything from his recently released book ‘The Art of Darkness – The History of Goth’ to his experience being the first person to interview Nirvana.

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Drawing on Photo Slides

Saturday 11 May
Visual Arts Studio

In this art workshop, you will experiment with found images and collage to create a series of layered images on slides.

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Woodland Tales with Granddad

Sunday 12 May
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Featuring a cast of extraordinary puppets, this wonderful family show not only entertains but has an important environmental message to share.

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Paper Pop-Up Scenes

Sunday 12 May
Performing Arts Studio

In this craft workshop, family members get creative together to make a pop-up paper scene.

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Dear Sisters Gallery Tours

Thursday 16 May - Thursday 27 June
Weston Gallery

Join the curators and members of the Nottingham Feminist Archive Group for a walk through the exhibition and learn about the stories behind the items on display.

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Counter Culture Gallery Tours

Saturday 18 May - Thursday 18 July
Djanogly Gallery

Enjoy a tour of our Counter Cultures exhibition led by leading experts.

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Take Flight

Saturday 18 May - Sunday 19 May
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Take Flight is an original early years aerial theatre show designed to ignite the imagination of babies and toddlers.

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Legion: life in the Roman army

Thursday 23 May
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Presented by Richard Abdy, British Museum and exhibition Curator. 

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Museum Exhibition Tours

Friday 24 May - Saturday 22 June
University of Nottingham Museum

Enjoy a closer look at these fascinating finds with curator Dr Chris King. 

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John Newling

Saturday 25 May - Sunday 21 July
Angear Visitor Centre

Over the last 15 years, Newling has made a series of ‘ecology works’: poetic paintings, sculptures, and installations, using plants grown in his own garden that petition society to adopt a value system based on nature.

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Luminarium: LuminiMax

Saturday 25 May - Sunday 02 June
Highfields Park

Architects of Air are back with an amazing new luminarium!

Saad Qureshi - Something about Paradise


Saturday 20 January - Sunday 14 April