Upcoming Events

India at 70: Historical and cultural reflections on 70 years of Indian Independence

21 September 2017

A free, one-day conference marking the 70th anniversary of India’s independence.

Shellebrity Snail

Body asymmetry – How I made a ‘Shellebrity’ snail

21 September 2017

Join Dr Angus Davison to learn about body asymmetry and how he made a ‘shellebrity’ snail.

Conference in honour of Professor Sir David Greenaway: Public Policy

27 September 2017

Hosted by the School of Economics and the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, University of Nottingham.

New additions to the DH Lawrence collections

28 September 2017

In this talk Dr Andrew Harrison will discuss and interpret several recently acquired items in the University’s internationally recognised Lawrence Collections, including a manuscript of ‘Laura Philippine’ and a rare typescript of ‘Pansies’.

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

29 September 2017

Catch up over a cuppa, enjoy some treats — and help raise money for Macmillan cancer support, as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Life Cycle 7 — superhero walk

1 October 2017

Grab your cape and help raise money for Life Cycle by joining a 5km superhero-themed fancy dress walk at University Park.

The Yoruba Women Choir

3 October 2017

Nigeria’s Yoruba Women Choir, one of the world’s greatest choirs, visits Lakeside Arts as part of Black History Month 2017 celebrations.


5 October 2017

Performed by a cast of stunning dancers, Izindava synthesises ballet, contemporary and African dance and music in a powerful and immersive experience that is accessible and enjoyable for everyone.

Historians Against Slavery Conference

7 — 8 October 2017

In October 2017, Historians Against Slavery (HAS) will hold its biennial conference outside of the United States for the first time, at the International Slavery Museum (ISM) in Liverpool. The two-day conference will mark the 10th Anniversary of the ISM as well as Black History Month 2017. It is co-hosted by HAS, the ISM, the Centre for the Study of International Slavery (University of Liverpool) and the Antislavery Usable Past project (Universities of Nottingham and Hull).

Foraging for Wild Food

7 October 2017

Join ‘The Friends of University Park’ in a hunt for wild food from our fields and hedgerows.