Lakeside@25

This year we celebrate 25 years since the opening of Lakeside, which now attracts almost 200,000 visitors each year to its programme not including another 150,000 who frequent the two cafes on site. Where did it all begin? In 1924 Britain’s largest outdoor swimming pool opened, on what is now University Park. It was 330 …

Going Global Since 1881

That is the title of a new exhibition of the history of our University, currently showing at the Weston Gallery at Nottingham Lakeside Arts. As in one’s personal life, it is important from time to time to reflect on the past: where we have been, how we have developed, what has shaped our DNA. That …

‘Inside Out of Mind’

One of the biggest challenges we face is our ageing population. Modern medicine and general improvements in health have resulted in many more of us living longer. There are now 1.7 million more people over the age of 65 than 25 years ago, and the number of people over the age of 85 has doubled …