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Under the Surface
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Under the Surface

Saturday 11 December
Djanogly Recital Hall

Melding jazz, rock and folk elements, Under the Surface’s fully improvised, mesmerising concerts are an experience for both band and audience.

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The Funny Life Of...
Children & Families

The Funny Life Of...

Sunday 05 December
Djanogly Theatre

Founder of Comedy Club 4 Kids James Campbell is a comedian, storyteller and children’s author coming to Lakeside with his hugely popular Funny Life comedy shows for children.

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Study Day
Lectures & Talks

Study Day

Saturday 04 December
Djanogly Theatre

An informal and engaging day of presentations and discussion connected to the Breaking the Mould exhibition.

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SPRING 2022

Welcome back.
Browse our exciting new season events ahead of the new year!

What's on: From 28/05/2019

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Debashish Bhattacharya Trio

Wednesday 05 June
Djanogly Theatre

One of the world’s greatest slide guitarists, Debashish Bhattacharya makes his Lakeside debut after mesmerising audiences for over four decades. 

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Philip Weller Memorial Concert

Saturday 08 June
Djanogly Recital Hall

A very special concert dedicated to the memory of Department of Music staff member Philip Weller.

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University Philharmonia & Festival Choir

Tuesday 18 June
Djanogly Recital Hall

University Philharmonia and Festival Choir perform a summer programme with an element of nostalgia to bring the University academic year to a close. 

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Esmé Quartet

Thursday 10 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

Formed in 2016 at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne, Germany by four Korean musicians, the Esmé Quartet has rapidly gained a reputation as a chamber ensemble of exceptional achievement and promise. 

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Manchester Collective & Chesaba

Saturday 12 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

Sirocco is pure joy and energy – a blast of music that celebrates diverse folk traditions from across the globe.

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Tashi Lhunpo Monastery Monks

Wednesday 16 October
Djanogly Theatre

Tibet – a world filled with the chanting of Buddhist texts, recitation of mantras, ringing of bells, blowing of trumpets and beating of drums. 

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Angela Hewitt

Thursday 17 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

Internationally renowned Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt makes a welcome return to Lakeside in its silver anniversary year. 

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Strange Creatures

Sunday 27 October
Djanogly Theatre

Inspired by the children’s book Beegu written and illustrated by Alexis Deacon, Strange Creatures imaginatively uses singing and chamber music to explore differences, friendships and new understandings in our colourful world. 

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Sacconi String Quartet, Jack McNeill: Clarinet and University Chamber Choir

Thursday 31 October
Djanogly Recital Hall

We pay tribute to Professor Robert Pascall, whose vision led to the building of the Djanogly Recital Hall with a performance of one of his favourite works, Brahms’s Clarinet Quintet.

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Phronesis

Wednesday 06 November
Djanogly Theatre

Award-winning Anglo-Scandinavian trio Phronesis have been one of the most talked about and acclaimed European bands over the past decade.

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AKA Trio

Wednesday 13 November
Djanogly Theatre

From three different continents, Antonio Forcione, Seckou Keita and Adriano Adewale grew up in different landscapes, speaking different languages, and absorbed different cultures and musical traditions. 

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English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble

Thursday 14 November
Djanogly Recital Hall

Cornetts and sackbuts conjure up the definitive sound of 16th and 17th-century Venice, when The Floating City – rich, powerful, beautiful and home to some of the finest musicians Europe has ever produced – still reigned supreme in the Adriatic.



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BREAKING THE MOULD

Sculpture by Women Since 1945
Saturday 18 September – Sunday 9 January
In this Arts Council Collection Touring exhibition, find the first major survey of post-war British sculpture by women.