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Concerts

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Quercus

Wed 8 October, 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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Jacqui Dankworth & band

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

Musicality is in the genes of Jacqui Dankworth, being the daughter of jazz musician and composer Sir John Dankworth and singer Dame Cleo Laine. No wonder that she’s is considered to be one of the most regarded vocalists in the UK.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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NT Live - A Streetcar named Desire

Tue 16 September, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10Book Tickets

LU Arts and Flix Present National Theatre Live, high quality theatre performances broadcasted live from London. We start with a timeless masterpiece, A Streetcar named Desire, featuring Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall) as Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and rising star Vanessa Kirby (BBC’s Great Expectations) as Stella. Critics have unanimously written raving reviews about this play, especially praising the outstanding performance by Gillian Anderson.

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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. A hit, directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), and featuring Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years A Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Mansfield Park).

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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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Other University Events

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To Hell with Culture

Wed 3 September, 6:00pm
Cope Auditorium
free

A screening of To Hell with Culture a portrait of the life and work of Herbert Read, followed by a discussion with director Huw Wahl, Benedict Read and Dr Michael Paraskos.

Co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Herbert Read (1893-1968) was an influential art critic, poet and anarchist. In his 1943 essay, To Hell with Culture, Read laid out his ideas for a civilisation based on cooperation, in which culture would no longer be a commodity separated from society, but an integral part of everyday life.

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