Along with the Radar, literature and concert programmes LU Arts offers staff and students of the University opportunities to get involved in a variety of arts activities and clubs from singing in the University Choir to sharing a good read at the Book Club, painting and pottery classes to performing in Speech Bubble, and much more…
The University Choir is open to all staff and students of the University, and to members of the public aged 16 and over. The choir meets every Monday evening during term time from 7pm to 9pm in the Cope Auditorium. Each year the Choir gives two or three public performances, including their annual Christmas and Spring concerts. New members are welcome to join for free at any time!Read more
The String Orchestra meets every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm to play music ranging from Baroque, Light Classical, Jazz and Film music. This year the Orchestra will also be performing together with the University Choir. New members are more than welcome to join! Read more
Each year three of the most musically talented students at Loughborough University are selected through an audition to receive the University's annual Music Scholarship Award.Read more
Piano Practice and Rehearsal Rooms
LU Arts have a number of music rehearsal spaces available for staff and students to use free of charge. Located in the Martin Hall Building, they are equipped with pianos and can also be used with your own instrument.Read more
Tuition and Classes
LU Arts offers students subsidised music tuition in singing, piano, guitar, violin, flute, brass, clarinet, cello and saxophone. Selected through informal auditions, eligible students get 20 weeks tuition for a significantly reduced rate.Read more
Each year LU Arts offers staff, students and the public evening classes in Painting & Drawing, and Pottery. Running two blocks of ten weeks, first starting in October and the second in January, the classes take place in the School of the Arts' facilities.Read more
Clubs and Societies
Share and discuss a good read at the LU Arts book club.
FREE to join and open to all, the book club meets on a Tuesday lunchtime approximately every 6 weeks in our Project Space, Martin Hall Building.
If you are interested in joining or would like further information, please contact Rachel Morris on firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Union Societies
Loughborough University Students Union has a wide range of societies students can get involved in, from theatre to big band music. See below for a flavour of what's on offer or visit www.lsu.co.uk/societies/ for the full range.Read more
Tuxedo Swing is the official LSU big band, comprised of current and alumni members. We are a performing society and band, devoted to performing big band pieces in styles such as jazz, funk, and soul. We rehearse on Mondays at the Cope Auditorium from 7pm during term times, these are open to anyone!
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LSU Sing! The Student's Choir
We are a fun, friendly choir that is run by students, for students. We rehearse every Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:30, in the Cope Auditorium. Singers of any ability are welcome, so there's no need to audition! If you enjoy singing and want the chance to sing with others and perform then LSU Sing! is the society for you!Read more
The DJ Society is a Society which teaches you how to DJ, no matter how much experience you have had. The lessons are taught by DJs from the Students Union itself as well as members who have had real club experience.Read more
Flix is a cinema run for students by students, showing films every Sunday for just £1.00 for members and £2.50 for non-members, and with membership only costing £10.00 - Flix really is a club worth joining. Members are entitled to free professional projectionist training, and the chance to get involved and run the cinema.
The Stage Society is a thriving society with over 120 members, and is open to anyone interested in the theatre, regardless of experience. It provides the opportunity for members to be involved with and learn about many aspects of the theatre. As well as the chance to perform on stage, members can adopt technical roles to discover the experience of backstage work first hand. The most recent productions were critical successes and played to packed houses. Alongside the theatrical productions of the society there are also regular theatre trips, pub crawls, workshops and social events organised.Read more
The Shakespeare Society is open to anyone who wants to perform, direct, or work backstage, they also do readings, screenings and trips. The Society policy is that everyone who auditions gets a part and all members play an important role.Read more
Landscaping and Gardening Society
The Landscaping and Gardening Society is the only society to have its own land on campus. The society develops the land seeing it as a chance to learn how to grow food and have fun outdoors. The Society encourages active involvement through collaborative work, discussion and education on topics around art, politics, sustainability and gardening.Read more
LSU Classical meets every Wednesday from 7.30pm to 9.30pm in the Cope Auditorium. It is open to players of all classical instruments and all ability levels, and plays a range of musical genres including film scores and more traditional classical pieces. New members are always welcome to join.Read more
The Swordsmanship Society
This School aims to improve the individual through the medium of Swordsmanship.Read more
FEVER is Loughborough University's very own circus and juggling society. We practice a wide variety of skills including juggling, poi, hoop, staff spinning, unicycling and even fire performance.Read more
LU Arts offers current students and recent graduates opportunities of Loughborough University to gain experience of working in an arts environment through volunteering and casual employment.Read more
Happy Mondays is back! From band nights to artistic taster sessions to our ever-popular performance poetry night, Speech Bubble, this evening promises to be a great and energizing start to the week - and all for free for Loughborough University students!Read more
Here you will details of opportunities for creative collaboration that often transcend the boundaries of media and discipline. Looking to try something a little bit out of the box? This might be just what you're looking for.Read more
LU Arts Job Vacancies
Interested in joining the LU Arts Team?Read more
Martin Hall Exhibition Space
There’s a new exhibition space on campus! Based in Martin Hall, on Shirley Pearce Square, the space offers somewhere for you to showcase the achievements of your staff and students.
For university use, you could present your pioneering research project, display highlights from your School degree show or celebrate Loughborough’s latest sporting success.Read more