You're Invited - Autumn 2011

As campus prepares for the winter months, we are delighted to invite our Family Community members to various events, at the University and in Birmingham.

We look forward to keeping you up to date with news from the University (keep an eye out in the next few weeks for this year's Birmingham Magazine) and will invite you to events, throughout the time of your son or daughter's degree, to meet fellow parents, guardians and family members, as well as many of our alumni.

Vale Fireworks

Join alumni, current students, staff and local residents for this annual fireworks spectacular.

Thursday 4 November, from 6pm

Venue: Vale Village, Edgbaston Park Road

Antiques Valuation Day at Winterbourne

Bring along your prized antique items and see what they are worth

Saturday 19 November, 11am - 3pm

Venue: Winterbourne House and Garden, Edgbaston Park Road

Concert featuring the University Philharmonic Orchestra

The new Head of the Music Department, Andrew Kirkham, takes the helm for this performance of Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony

Saturday 26 November, 7:30 - 9:30pm

Venue: Adrian Boult Hall, B3 3HG, Birmingham Conservatoire

Christmas Craft Fair and Festive Fun at the Barber

Choose from locally handmade gifts, take part in a family workshop and listen to Yuletide stories in the galleries

Saturday 3 December, 11am - 4pm

Venue: Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Edgbaston campus

University Carol Service

This annual event, organised by University Chaplains and the Department of Music, is a joyful Christmas celebration for staff, students and familites

Monday 5 December, 6:15 - 7:30pm

Venue: Great Hall, Edgbaston campus

The Priestly Lecture: Education for Survival or Success?

The School of Education has been holding the Priestly Lecture for many years. This year we are delighted to be joined by the Lord Watson of Richmond CBE

Thursday 8 December, 5:30 - 7:15pm

Venue: Vaughn Jeffries Lecture Theatre, School of Education, Edgbaston campus