Lunchtime Concert - Music Scholarship Concert

Wed 4 May, 12:30pm
Cope Auditorium

Come and enjoy a lunchtime concert with the musicians who won our music scholarship award this year. If previous years are anything to go by this will be your chance to see young virtuosos who successfully balance their musical training with their academic studies.

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University Choir - Shakespeare and Friends

Wed 25 May, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£5Book Tickets

The University Choir with a concert to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.

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Eliza Carthy and Martin Carthy

Wed 1 June, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£12 / £10 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Martin Carthy and his twice Mercury nominated daughter Eliza Carthy, join forces to perform songs from their first ever duo album of traditional material.

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Literature and Talks

There are currently no events scheduled.



NT Live – A View From The Bridge (encore)

Thu 12 May, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10/ £5 studentsBook Tickets

Following its smash-hit original broadcast, the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge returns to cinemas due to audience demand.

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Royal Opera House screening - Frankenstein

Wed 18 May, 6:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£15Book Tickets

Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett has chosen Mary Shelley’s gothic classic Frankenstein as the basis for his first full-length narrative ballet for the Covent Garden Main Stage.

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NT Live – The Audience (encore)

Thu 9 June, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
Tickets £10/ £5 StudentsBook Tickets

Winner of three Tony Awards® and two Olivier Awards, National Theatre Live’s smash-hit broadcast of the original West End production of The Audience - featuring Helen Mirren’s multi-award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II - returns to cinemas in celebration of the monarch’s 90th birthday.

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Other University Events


Arts Pass Exhibition: Does it matter

From: Fri 22 April, 5:00pm
To: Fri 6 May, 5:00pm
LU Arts Project Space

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Art Pass Student Exhibition has been awarded to second year Fine Art student, Chaz Howkins. Through film and photography Chaz investigates the complexities of gender and its significance within contemporary society. ‘Chad’ is a male alter ego, and features in both the moving and static works on display, ‘glitching gender.

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Freefest 2016

From: Mon 2 May, 12:00pm
To: Sun 8 May, 12:00pm
In and around LSU
Ticket information TBC

For the second year in a row Loughborough Students’ Union has teamed up with LU Arts to bring you a weeklong festival celebrating student creativity. From Bank Holiday Monday 2 May till Sunday 8 May we invite you to campus for a fantastic line-up of free events. Loughborough’s societies are ready to show you their amazing talent and we hope you will be there to experience it.

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Freefest LSU Sing! Concert

Tue 3 May, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Cope Auditorium
FREEBook Tickets

LSU Sing! is a fun and friendly choir, who will be giving us a taste of their spring showcase (for those who have missed it) as well as bringing in some new surprise arrangements from their new musical coordinators.

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Freefest LSU Break Dance Jam

Wed 4 May, 1:00am - 5:00pm
In/around LSU (depending on the weather)

LSU Break Dance will be showing their skills outside the LSU today. They’re a chilled out, laid back society with an all-inclusive policy. As a very racially diverse group they enjoy meeting and dancing with people from other cultures.

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Freefest LSU Classical Concert

Wed 4 May, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Cope Auditorium
FREEBook Tickets

LSU Classical is the place to be for all students that love to play classical music. The society is quite new (established in September 2015) and yet has performed a sold out concert in March already! So make sure to jump at this opportunity to see them perform again in the Cope Auditorium.

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Freefest Dance Showcase

Fri 6 May, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Cope Auditorium
FREEBook Tickets

We hope you’ll be able to stay in your seat during this swinging Dance Showcase evening, with performances by: LSU Salsa, Luff Bhangra, LSU Rawkus Streetdance, Pole Fitness, LSU Break Dance and Loughborough Belly Dancing Society

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Freefest International Showcase

Sat 7 May, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Experience the wide range of nationalities represented at Loughborough University during this International showcase. Bring your family along and visit stalls from various international societies, join in workshops, watch demonstrations and taste some amazing food from all across the globe.

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Freefest Concert by Tuxedo Swing

Sun 8 May, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
In/around LSU (depending on the weather)

Tuxedo Swing are a Big Band, well established in the University for almost 3 decades! Gathering a large selection of music over the years, from Frank Sinatra to Uptown Funk, they have something to suit every occasion. On Sunday they will be sharing with you some of their favourite pieces, following their Easter Charity Tour.

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Loughborough University Arts

Edward Barnsley Building

Loughborough University

Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK

01509 222 881