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Lakeside Arts
University Park Campus
University of Nottingham

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Based on University Park campus next to Highfields Park, Lakeside Arts is the University of Nottingham’s public arts and heritage programme. Lakeside offers theatre and dance, chamber and world music and an expertly curated exhibitions programme.

Based at the southern entrance to University Park and adjacent to the ever-popular Highfields Park, Lakeside Arts is the University of Nottingham’s public arts and heritage programme. Over 200,000 people of all ages and abilities engage annually with Lakeside’s vibrant programme of performances, exhibitions, workshops – enriching the lives Nottingham and Nottinghamshire communities, including the University’s staff and students. It is the region’s leading venue for theatre and dance for children and families, delivering an internationally recognised chamber and world music programme and originating an expertly curated exhibitions programme in visual arts and archaeology, with the former focusing on modern and contemporary British art.

At Lakeside you will find:
The Djanogly Gallery - nationally renowned for its exhibition programme which ranges from historical shows to ground-breaking contemporary work.
The Weston Gallery - home to specially curated exhibitions from the University’s Manuscripts & Special Collections.
The Djanogly Recital Hall - named as one of the Top Ten Chamber Halls in BBC Classical Music Magazine; it is renowned for its acclaimed acoustic and consistently high quality international chamber and early music programme.
The Djanogly Theatre hosts a diverse range of visiting professional drama, dance, comedy, literature, jazz and world music and is home to our regular children and family theatre programme.
The University of Nottingham Museum – exhibiting a collection of archaeological artefacts from Nottinghamshire and the wider East Midlands, presenting the everyday life from the Palaeolithic to the post medieval period.
And many additional studio spaces for an exciting programme of workshops run by the Learning department.
Lakeside also hosts and supports a number of festivals throughout the year such as Chinese New Year and the Festival of Science and Curiosity in February, Nottdance in October in conjunction with Dance4, and our very own international children’s theatre and dance festival, Wheee!, in May half term.

Situated next to the University of Nottingham tram stop, Lakeside Arts is easy to get to and has lots on offer!

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