Concerts

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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 studentsBook Tickets

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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Maddy Prior in Concert with Giles Lewin and Hannah James

Wed 18 April, 7:30pm
Martin Hall
£16.50 / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Maddy Prior, Hannah James and Giles Lewin perform songs from their two albums as well as highlights from Maddy’s solo and band career – all presented in a daring acoustic style.

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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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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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Workshop at Loogabarooga

Tue 24 October, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Carillon Court Shopping Centre, outside WH Smith
Drop In, Free

Get creative at our Loogabarooga workshop. Artist Laura Sorvala invites you to join her in creating an illustration that collects and draws acts of solidarity and kindness that individuals have experienced in their everyday lives.

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NT Live - Hamlet (Encore)

Thu 26 October, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10 / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, the original 2015 NT Live broadcast returns to cinemas. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

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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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NT Live - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell... Starring Sienna Miller.

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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.

(Image: Timothy Ginn)

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Other University Events

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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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Symposium “Nationalism, Migration and the Arts”

Fri 1 December, 1:00pm
Loughborough University
Ticket information TBC

This symposium examines nationalism, migration and belonging in Brexit Britain through conversations and on-going collaborations between academics and artists.

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