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Lakeside Arts

East Drive, University Park, Nottingham. NG7 2RD • (0115) 846 7777
Lakeside Arts, Nottingham
Lakeside Arts, Nottingham

Nottingham Lakeside Arts is the University of Nottingham's exciting programme of exhibitions, music, drama, dance, special collections, archaeology, participatory and family events for everyone. There are five main venues including the University of Nottingham Museum, the Djanogly Gallery and the Weston Gallery.

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The University of Nottingham Museum first opened in 1933 when Felix Oswald, District Probate Officer of Nottingham donated his collections to the University. This included the material he excavated at the Roman settlement of Margidunum at Bingham in Nottinghamshire and the internationally important collection of Samian Roman pottery.

The Djanogly Gallery presents a year-round programme of largely twentieth-century and contemporary art exhibitions by British and international artists. The Weston Gallery is a public showcase for The University of Nottingham’s prized and unique manuscripts and special collections and also hosts visiting exhibitions of national and regional historical interest.

There is also the popular Pavilion Café if you fancy a break.


Free Entry, Café Serving Meals, Public Toilets.

No easily accessible wifi. Designated smoking areas only.

Opening Times:

University of Nottingham Museum: 12noon-4pm Thursday to Sunday; Djanogly Art Gallery: 10am-4pm Tuesday to Saturday, 12noon-4pm Sunday; Weston Gallery: 12noon-4pm Tuesday to Sunday (please check the website for any late changes).


Advance booking is not required.


Located south west of the city centre in Highfields Park between the central lake and East Drive.

Getting There:

NET University of Nottingham NET tram stop: Five minutes walk.


Free onsite parking available.

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Lakeside Arts, East Drive, University Park, Nottingham. NG7 2RD • (0115) 846 7777

Last Updated Tuesday 7 June 2022

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