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Dancing with Robots

Artist Residency @ Trust Autonomous Systems Hub We are pleased to be part of a team of artists @ the TAS Hub. We spoke at the All Hands meeting in September 2021 and presented our proposal for the residency session was aimed at anyone with an interest in the Creative Industries, Arts, and Autonomy. The…
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Thingamabobas – online panel discussion

The University of Nottingham, Lakeside Arts has teamed with us, artists and primary schools in Hong Kong and in the UK to test proposed Education Pack content focused on Design Thinking and Tinkering. Supported by Arts Council England and British Council Spark 2021 Festival. On Wednesday 20th October 2021 we will be joining artists form…
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Grow Your Own Adventure

Making stories with children Working in collaboration with the University of Nottingham, Horizon’s Co-Production Campaign. Work will involve the co-design and building of an easily accessible Digital Storytelling Assistant which will enable both storytellers and children to ‘grow their own adventures’.  Telling stories to young children is fundamental for developing their communication, language, and literacy skills, which in turn has…
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Touchless Interactions

We open tomorrow. We are so excited after months of work we are finally here with Thingamabobas, an immersive experience of mechanical and kinetic structures. It is the first theatre event after lockdown for Lakeside Arts. Children have been reliant on screens for entertainment and storytelling for well over a year and we wanted to tap…
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Thingambobas R&D

The Thingamabobas began with two weeks of R&D took place in September 2021 and was supported by Lakeside Arts, Nottingham, UK. Rachel and I worked together to develop ideas in the first week we produce a number of sketches with conceptual ideas for the sculptures. We researched various familiar and unfamiliar technologies such as machine…
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Oxjam Beeston

The first Virtual Oxjam (VOxjam) Summer Music Festival in 2020. The Festival was streamed online and brought alive the sound of music in gardens, flats, and houses across Greater Beeston and beyond, allowing Oxjammers to come together virtually wherever they may be!

Solve the Undiscovered Island Mystery

UNDISCOVERED ISLAND: SOLVE THE MYSTERY Lakeside Arts and Makers of Imaginary Worlds are offering an exciting online four-week engagement project working with schools and children from years 3 and 5 across Nottinghamshire.  Weekly story episodes will be provided for the children to help us solve a mystery and encourage pupils to think imaginatively about how…
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