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Concerts

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Jacqui Dankworth and band

Sat 1 November, 7:30pm
Martin Hall Theatre
£12 / £10 conc / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Jacqui Dankworth is considered to be one of the most highly regarded vocalists in the UK. Tonight she will be performing a varied programme together with her husband, keyboardist Charlie Wood and double bass player Oli Hayhurst.

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Lunchtime concert: Luca Luciano

Wed 19 November, 1:15pm
Cope Auditorium
free

Longing for a more inspirational break of your day than just lunch? Then come and join us for a free lunchtime concert by clarinettist Luca Luciano, accompanied by pianist Bruno d’Ambra.

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Quercus - NB: changed date!

Wed 19 November, 7:30pm
Martin Hall Theatre
£12 / £10 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Quercus consist of two times BBC Radio Folk Singer of the Year award winner June Tabor and jazz musicians Iain Ballamy and Huw Warren. This unique group combines the best of folk and jazz and subtly colours each song to create a magical atmosphere.

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Jennifer Pike

Wed 26 November, 7:30pm
Martin Hall Theatre
£12 / £10 conc / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Violinist Jennifer Pike won BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2002 and has ever since performed extensively as a soloist with major orchestras worldwide. Playing Mozart and Beethoven (ao), she will be accompanied by great pianist Peter Limonov.

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University Choir Christmas Concert

Wed 3 December, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£5 (incl. refreshments)Book Tickets

The University Choir's Christmas concert is a tradition that is bound to get you in the mood for Christmas crackers, mince pies and more of that merry stuff!

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Laura van der Heijden & Tom Poster

Wed 21 January, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£10 / £8 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Former BBC Young Musician of the Year winner Laura van der Heijden teams up with Tom Poster, who is internationally recognized as a pianist of outstanding artistry and versality. Together they will be playing Beethoven, Schubert, Bach and Poulenc.

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Endellion String Quartet

Wed 18 February, 7:30pm
Martin Hall Theatre
£12 / £10 conc / £5 studentsBook Tickets

The Endellion String Quartet have recently celebrated their 35th anniversary and still love playing the great masterpieces in the quartet repertoire.

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Lisa Knapp & band

Wed 25 March, 7:30pm
Martin Hall Theatre
£10 / £8 conc / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Although her music would probably be classified as folk, Lisa Knapp’s sound encompasses much, much more. Known for her impassioned performances and having won Best Original Song in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, this concert will surely be one not to be missed!


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Escher String Quartet

Wed 29 April, 7:30pm
Martin Hall Theatre
£12 / £10 conc / £5 studentsBook Tickets

In 2013, the Escher String Quartet became one of the very few chamber ensembles to be awarded the prestigious Avery Fischer Career Grant and according to the Guardian, they are ‘clearly one of the finest quartets of their generation’. Obviously, we are very proud that they will be performing in Loughborough this Spring!

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University Choir Spring Concert

Wed 20 May, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£7 / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Spring is in the air! That means that the time has come for the University Choir Spring Concert. Following their Christmas Concert, the choir, made up of staff members, students and local community will present a variety of choruses and solos. The programme will be announced later in the year.

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Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting & Nancy Kerr

Wed 3 June, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£12 / £10 conc / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Martin Simpson has often said that playing music with likes of Andy and Nancy makes him a better player and in this trio he will be mainly playing guitars and banjos, singing and grinning from ear to ear. We’re looking forward to seeing that grin!

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Literature and Talks

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Alice Rawsthorn - Hello World: Where Design Meets Life

Wed 14 January, 6:00pm
Loughborough University Design School
free event

Alice Rawsthorn discusses the changing role of design in our lives, the challenges and opportunities facing designers in the future and other issued explored by her latest book “Hello World: Where Design Meets Life”. Alice is a leading writer on design and a former director of The Design Museum in London.

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Performance

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Happy Mondays - Black History Month

Mon 27 October, 7:00pm
LSU - Cognito
free (students), £3 (non-students)

To celebrate Black History Month, LU Arts, LSU Welfare and Diversity and the Afro-Caribbean Society are collaborating to create an evening which celebrates African culture and focuses on Africa moving forward. Expect an exciting evening of food, drinks, music, talks and entertainment!

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NT Live - Frankenstein

Thu 30 October, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10Book Tickets

Due to unprecedented audience demand National Theatre Live has decided to return the thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein to cinemas for a limited time. There will be two screening of this production and this is the first one, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as the monster and Jonny Lee Miller as Frankenstein. In the second screening on 13 November they will alternate their roles.

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Happy Mondays - anon.creatives

Mon 3 November, 7:30pm
LSU - Cognito
free (students) £3 (non-students)

LU Arts and LSU present Happy Mondays, a great and energising start to the week! This Monday anon.creatives brings you a very special open mic night, featuring performers of all kinds. Maybe even you...?

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NT Live - Frankenstein (second screening)

Thu 13 November, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10Book Tickets

Due to unprecedented audience demand National Theatre Live has decided to return the thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein to cinemas for a limited time. There will be two screening of this production and this one is the second one, in which Jonny Lee Miller features as the monster and Benedict Cumberbatch as Frankenstein. The first screening is on 30 October.

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Happy Mondays - Hatch

Mon 17 November, 7:30pm
LSU - Room 1
free (students) £3 (non-students)

LU Arts and LSU present Happy Mondays, a great and energising start to the week! This time Hatch will be presenting a double bill about daring to dream.

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Happy Mondays - Photography taster

Mon 24 November, 7:00pm
LSU - Cognito
Free (students only)

LU Arts and LSU present Happy Mondays, a great and energising start to the week! Tonight you can learn how you can go from taking a photograph to actually making a photograph.

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Happy Mondays - Speech Bubble

Mon 1 December, 7:30pm
LSU - Cognito
free (students) £3 (non-students)

LU Arts and LSU present Happy Mondays, a great and energising start to the week! This time the legendary Speech Bubble spoken word event returns to the LSU! Welcoming all budding performance poets to the stage to show us what they've got.

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Happy Mondays - WELLmaking Craftivist Garden

Mon 8 December, 7:00pm
LSU - Cognito
free (students only)

LU Arts and LSU present Happy Mondays, a great and energising start to the week! Get crafty this evening, learn how to crochet and knit and join the #WELLmaking Craftivist Garden project.

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NT Live - JOHN

Tue 9 December, 8:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10Book Tickets

Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre. JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.

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NT Live - Treasure Island

Thu 22 January, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10Book Tickets

This Live broadcast from the National Theatre features Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, a story of murder, money and mutiny. It is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, known for her successful and award-winning 1998 play Frozen.

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Happy Mondays - Ceilidh

Mon 26 January, 8:00pm
LSU
free (students only)

LU Arts and LSU present Happy Mondays, a great and energising start to the week! This Monday you can have a go at ceilidh dancing.

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NT Live - Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Thu 12 March, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10

Meera Syal (The Kumars, Goodness Gracious Me, Rafta Rafta at the National) returns to the National Theatre with a story about a makeshift slum in Mumbai, full of people with plans of their own. Directed by Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road).

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NT Live - The Hard Problem

Thu 16 April, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10

Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, about Hilary, a young psychology researcher at a brainscience institute, who is nursing a private sorrow and a troubling question at work. Directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors).

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NT Live - Man and Superman

Thu 14 May, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10

Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live.

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