What’s on

Find theatre, classical & chamber music, world, folk & jazz gigs, live comedy, dance performances, children's shows, free talks and workshops, as well as our visual art exhibitions and museum programme below.

83 events
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    Off The Wall

    Saturday 22 February - Sunday 29 March

    Off the Wall takes a refreshing look at the way we experience exhibitions in an exploration of unconventional display strategies.

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    Children & Families


    Sunday 23 February

    Winter is almost over and it still hasn’t snowed. Sometimes you don’t get what you want, even when you’re made to wait… Sometimes what you end up with is something even better…

  • Georgian Delights: Talk - ‘The Diabolical Cato Street Plot’ Loading...
    Special Collections

    Georgian Delights: Talk - ‘The Diabolical Cato Street Plot’

    Monday 24 February

    On the evening of 23 February 1820, Bow Street Runners entered a hayloft in Cato Street, London, to arrest a group of armed conspirators who were planning to assassinate the British cabinet at a dinner in Grosvenor Square. 

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    Cara Dillon

    Wednesday 26 February

    This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences and achieving exceptional acclaim for over 20 years.

  • Food Tales Talk - Doing Things Differently Loading...
    Special Events

    Food Tales Talk - Doing Things Differently

    Wednesday 26 February

    Food impacts our lives. We all have stories to share about food. These stories are embedded within food systems – even if we don’t realise it.

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    Making the Connection

    Thursday 27 February

    A one-day event showcasing inspirational individuals and European ensembles delivering high quality and accessible music experiences for children, families and schools. 

  • James Campbell: The Funny World Of… Loading...
    Children & Families

    James Campbell: The Funny World Of…

    Sunday 01 March

    Hold onto your socks, take the banana out of your ears and enjoy the best comedy for kids from the man who invented Comedy 4 Kids. 

  • Archaeology NOW Talk: The Enduring Story of Troy Loading...

    Archaeology NOW Talk: The Enduring Story of Troy

    Tuesday 03 March

    The story of the Trojan War has been reinvented and retold for 3,000 years. 

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    Special Events

    Learning at the Museum

    Thursday 05 March

    Join the Museum Keeper to find out about how the Museum delivers everything from Travelling Exhibitions in primary schools to lifelong learning.

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    Workshop: Propellor

    Friday 06 March

    Members of Propellor will lead a short walk around the University grounds to collect sounds with participants and then work together to create a miniature that will be performed by participants and ensemble before the Loom performances.

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    Saturday 07 March

    Propellor is a cross-genre ensemble with ambitious vision. Loom combines recordings across waves, wetlands and water channels with virtuosic instrumental writing, live electronics and video projection to produce an ‘in the round’ live experience. 

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    Take Part & Learn

    Ancient Crafts: Tile Making

    Saturday 07 March

    Join tile makers Karen and Charlie Slade and make a pair of slip inlaid tiles to your own design and a pair of line impressed, glazed tiles.