Concerts

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Van Kuijk Quartet

Sat 21 October, 7:30pm
Martin Hall
£13 / £10 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Currently BBC New Generation Artists, the Van Kuijk Quartet have won multiple prestigious international awards, and have worked with Günter Pichler at the Escuela Superior de Mùsica Reina Sofia in Madrid. Tonight's delightful concert will feature Debussy, Janacek, and Ravel.

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The Chamber Ensemble of London featuring Jacqui Dankworth

Sat 25 November, 7:30pm
Martin Hall
£13 / £10 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

The Chamber Ensemble of London is directed by the violinist Peter Fisher, and their repertoire spans baroque, classical, romantic and new music. Here they will be performing with Jacqui Dankworth, storyteller and narrator. The programme will take the audience on a journey through stories in music.

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University Choir Christmas Concert

Wed 6 December, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£7Book Tickets

The University Choir hosts a number of concerts throughout the year and is widely enjoyed by those who attend. This Christmas Concert is a great start to the festive season with festive songs and refreshments!

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Martin Bartlett

Sat 17 February, 7:30pm
Emmanuel Church, Loughborough
£10 / £8 conc. / £5 students - Booking opening soon

Martin James Bartlett won BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2014. His performance of Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, with conductor Kirill Karabits and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, received overwhelming acclaim from Edinburgh’s Usher Hall audience and from those tuning into the live recording broadcast on BBC4 and BBC Radio 3.

(Image: Kaupo Kikkas)

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Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

Sat 10 March, 7:30pm
Martin Hall
£13 / £10 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Since the founding of a mixed voice choir in 1972, the Choir of Clare College has gained an international reputation as one of the world’s leading university choirs. In addition to its primary function of leading services three times a week in the College chapel, the Choir keeps an active schedule recording, broadcasting, and performing.

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Literature and Talks

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Pub Science 1 - Climate Change, An Uncertain Future?

Thu 16 November, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Function Room at The Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough
Free

Are our attitudes towards climate change post Brexit and post Trump changing? Join the discussion!

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Performance

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NT Live - Yerma

Thu 31 August, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10.00Book Tickets

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece. The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday).

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Letterpress Poster Workshop

Sat 21 October, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Loughborough Market
Drop In, Free

Create your very own Letterpress Poster with Pencil and Help. Suitable for all ages, this free drop in workshop is part of the Loogabarooga Festival.

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NT Live - Follies

Thu 16 November, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10Book Tickets

New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished... Starring Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton.

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Acoustic Night - November

Mon 20 November, 7:30pm
Cognitos, Loughborough Students Union
Students Free / Non Students £4 on the door

Acoustic Night invites a leading singer songwriter to come to Loughborough to perform alongside students from the university. Check out the best new talent in the campus and across the country!

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Speech Bubble - December

Mon 4 December, 7:30pm
Cognitos, Loughborough Students Union
Students Free / Non Students £4 on the door

Welcoming all budding performance poets to the stage to show us what they've got. There are several open mic slots available to book before or on the night, as well as the booked headliner.

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NT Live - Young Marx

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

New comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. 1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, the thirty-two-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy. Starring Rory Kinnear and Oliver Chris.

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Acoustic Night - February

Mon 26 February, 7:30pm
Cognitos, Loughborough Students Union
Students Free / Non Students £4 on the door

Acoustic Night invites a leading singer songwriter to come to Loughborough to perform alongside students from the university. Check out the best new talent in the campus and across the country!

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Speech Bubble - March

Mon 12 March, 7:30pm
Cognitos, Loughborough Students Union
Students Free / Non Students £4 on the door

Welcoming all budding performance poets to the stage to show us what they've got. There are several open mic slots available to book before or on the night, as well as the booked headliner.

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NT Live - Julius Caesar

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

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital. Starring Ben Whishaw, Michelle Fairley, David Calder, and David Morrissey.

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Robin Ince - Pragmatic Insanity

Wed 9 May, 7:30pm
Martin Hall
£15 / £10 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Lakin McCarthy presents Robin Ince - Pragmatic Insanity. Robin's first new stand up show in three years is a clash of the two cultures, a joyous romp through his favourite artists and strangest scientific ideas.

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Battleship Potemkin with Matthew Trusler & Ashley Wass

Wed 30 May, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£13 / £10 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

A live screening of Sergei Eisenstein’s 1925 silent masterpiece with a live, specially curated soundtrack. For this screening, Matthew Trusler (violin) and Ashley Wass (piano) have curated a powerful soundtrack of music by several different composers, many of whom were influenced and affected by the Russian Revolution of 1917. Works by Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Mussorgsky, Janacek and Bartok have been selected to complement the film’s narrative, and are skilfully timed to correspond with each change of scene.

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Other University Events

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The Student Wordsmith: Webinar

Fri 1 September, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Free Event

The Student Wordsmith invites you to generate new ideas, hone your writing, and prepare potential submissions by joining us for our FREE webinar event.

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The Student Wordsmith: ‘Sound and Silence’ - Call for Submissions

From: Mon 4 September, 1:00am
To: Mon 30 October, 11:59pm

Competition

The Student Wordsmith is re-launching by opening submissions on the theme of ‘Sound and Silence’ for Issue 5 of their Creative Writing journal, The Purple Breakfast Review.

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