Events

Museum Tours

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 1 July 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
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20May

Exhibition: A History Through Objects: Research and Innovation at the University of Birmingham

Dates
Friday 20 May 2022 (09:00) - Friday 20 December 2024 (17:00)
Location
Throughout the Aston Webb Building including the ground floor corridors and Rotunda Gallery (first floor)
Description
A History Through Objects: Research and Innovation at the University of Birmingham tells the stories of more than 140 years of research, the people behind it and those whose lives have been changed by it.
20Feb

Winterbourne House and Garden - What's on

Dates
Monday 20 February 2023 (16:07) - Thursday 20 February 2025 (16:07)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
Find out what's on at Winterbourne House and Garden.
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9Feb

The Ikon Gallery's Start the Press! Exhibition

Dates
Friday 9 February (10:00) - Sunday 21 April 2024 (16:00)
Location
Ikon Gallery 1 Oozells Square Brindley Place B1 2HS
Description
New exhibition at Ikon supported by Culture Forward
Portrait
10Feb

AI FUTURES: Looking for Love

Dates
Saturday 10 February (10:00) - Saturday 1 June 2024 (16:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Looking for Love is a playful experience that takes place over a message-based dating app, inviting you to take the perspective of another form of intelligence, to reflect on the peculiarities of our own.
Damsons-by-Moira-Ashby-BSBA-1
24Feb

Botanical Arts & Crafts Exhibition

Dates
Saturday 24 February (00:00) - Sunday 8 September 2024 (00:00)
Location
Winterbourne House & Garden University of Birmingham
Description
This exhibition of botanical illustrations, paintings and crafts celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the BSBA.
uob-campus
10Apr

International Conference of Three Societies on Literature and Science

Dates
Wednesday 10 April (00:00) - Friday 12 April 2024 (00:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
The annual conferences of the British Society for Literature and Science (BSLS) and the European Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSAeu), and the Commission on Science and Literature (CoSciLit)
sound-methods
11Apr

Sound Methods for a New World

Dates
Thursday 11 April (10:00) - Friday 12 April 2024 (19:00)
Location
Strathcona Building G18 (Lecture Theatre 1)
Description
A Symposium on Collaborative and Co-Creative Methods for Music Research
12Apr

André du Bouchet centenary conference

Dates
Friday 12 April 2024 (09:30-17:30)
Location
Edgbaston Park Hotel, Hybrid Event
Description
International conference organised by Thomas Augais (Sorbonne) Olivier Belin (Rouen) and Emma Wagstaff (Birmingham)
AI and Democracy
23Apr

AI FUTURES: AI and Democracy

Dates
Tuesday 23 April 2024 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
A panel discussion as part of our AI FUTURES programme at The Exchange exploring the interplay between artificial intelligence and democracy.
Boykin, Keith (cr Sean Howard) SMALL
25Apr

Why does everything have to be about race?

Dates
Thursday 25 April 2024 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join New York Times best-selling author Keith Boykin for a discussion exploring his new book, Why Does Everything Have to Be About Race?
27Apr

UoB Dubai-ASSELLMU Experts Roundtable on Net-Zero and Just Energy Transitions

Dates
Saturday 27 April 2024 (09:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham Dubai Room 0209
Description
University of Birmingham Dubai in conjunction with the UNESCO Chair on Environmental Law and Sustainable Development at the HBKU, Doha, Qatar, and ASSELLMU, invites the general public to this energy experts' roundtable
chinese-painting
28Apr

Chinese Brush Painting

Dates
Sunday 28 April 2024 (12:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Learn the traditional technique of Chinese Brush Painting
Recycled paper waste
30Apr

Hand-made Paper Making

Dates
Tuesday 30 April 2024 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Design and screen print a bold, colourful tote bag inspired by spring, summer, flowers or plants.
changing-landscapes-lancret
1May

Changing Landscapes - Postgraduate Conference Call for Papers

Dates
Wednesday 1 May 2024 (10:00-16:30)
Location
Strathcona LT1 (G18)
Description
Postgraduate conference in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music on the theme of our numerous and constantly changing landscapes, from the social to the ecological.
ledger-adam315
2May

Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture

Dates
Thursday 2 May 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Professor Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture
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3May

Ella Taylor - soprano | Sholto Kynoch - piano

Dates
Friday 3 May 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
As part of our ongoing partnership with Oxford International Song Festival we welcome festival Director Sholto Kynoch with opera singer and recitalist, Ella Taylor for their Barber Concerts debut.
4May

Commemorating Corelli

Dates
Saturday 4 May 2024 (08:30-19:00)
Location
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
A one-day conference dedicated to exploring the life, works, and lasting impact of the enigmatic and prolific author, Marie Corelli, to be held in 2024, a century after her death.
IMG_5051
5May

Chine Collé Workshop with Sarah Moss

Dates
Sunday 5 May 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Learn about the art of lino cutting and how to create a block. The chine colle technique includes how to add colour to your piece by using collage.
stern-tiffany
5May

Stratford Literary Festival 2024

Dates
Sunday 5 May 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford upon Avon
Description
Shakespeare: A window onto his Life and Legacy
6may-liturgical-choir
6May

University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir

Dates
Monday 6 May 2024 (17:30-18:30)
Location
Worcester Cathedral
Description
The University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir make their Worcester debut to give Evensong under their director, Dr Paul Rodmell.
Duncan Grant, 'Untitled Drawing' c.1946-1959, The Charleston Trust. © The Estate of Duncan Grant
8May

Talk and Panel Discussion | Very Private?

Dates
Wednesday 8 May 2024 (15:30-17:30)
Location
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts - Lecture Theatre (R14 on campus map)
Description
Join Linder Sterling for a round table discussion, reflecting on the Charleston Trust exhibition, Very Private?, as a case study for arts institutions grappling with their own queer past.
8may-jonathan-silk-quintet
8May

Jonathan Silk Quintet

Dates
Wednesday 8 May 2024 (17:30-19:00)
Location
The Foyer, Bramall Music Building
Description
Director of Jazz Studies, Jonathan Silk brings together some of the UK's leading jazz musicians for an informal gig in the foyer of the Elgar Concert Hall.
10may-oliver-janes
10May

Oliver Janes - clarinet | John Reid - piano

Dates
Friday 10 May 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Join us for an intimate recital with a familiar face to Birmingham's classical music fans, clarinettist Oliver Janes.
About-the-Museum
13May

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 13 May 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for Tours of the Museum
Karoline-Rerrie-Fabric-Printing-300dpi
14May

Spring Tote Bag Printing

Dates
Tuesday 14 May 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Design and screen print a bold, colourful tote bag inspired by spring, summer, flowers or plants.
spring-tour
15May

Spring Garden Tour

Dates
Wednesday 15 May 2024 (11:30-12:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Join a skilled member of our Horticultural Team as they guide you around the garden, paying special attention to seasonal highlights and features of interest.
gafney-wil
21May

Cadbury Lectures 2024

Dates
Tuesday 21 May (19:30) - Thursday 23 May 2024 (20:30)
Location
The Exchange 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
The 2024 lecture series presents the translation-based womanist biblical scholarship of the Rev Wil Gafney, Womanist biblical scholar and Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas
Nurturing-Garden
22May

The Nurturing Garden – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 22 May 2024 (10:30-15:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Look at creating a nurturing garden. Explore the practical ways to connect with nature and use gardening to benefit your health and wellbeing.
25may-azizicoleclockwork
25May

Body Clock by Azizi Cole

Dates
Saturday 25 May 2024 (19:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Developed as part of Sounding Change with Azizi Cole, 'Body Clock' is a multidisciplinary piece combining music, movement, and the influence that music can have on the body.
30may-mwen-315
30May

Mwen x BEAST x Antonio Roberts

Dates
Thursday 30 May 2024 (19:30-23:59)
Location
Centrala
Description
A night of electronic and experimental music and visuals, featuring BEAST and Sounding Change musician DJ Mwen.
Dark-1080x1080-min
1Jun

The Adventures of Dr Dolittle

Dates
Saturday 1 June 2024 (18:00-20:20)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
When Dr Dolittle is taught by his wise old parrot how to talk to animals, news of his skills spreads far and wide in this hilarious production from Illyria.
lapworth-collections-feb20-19
3Jun

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 3 June 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for Tours of the Museum
Claire-Leggett-Painting-and-drawing
4Jun

Painting & Drawing Flowers – Short Course

Dates
Tuesday 4 June 2024 (10:30-12:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
This six week short course will allow you to explore drawing and painting flowers through a variety of media.
6jun-uob-voices
6Jun

Vespers of the Blessed Earth

Dates
Thursday 6 June 2024 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Symphony Hall - Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham Voices join the CBSO for a performance of John Luther Adams' "Vespers of the Blessed Earth" and Sibelius' Second Symphony.
raised-strawberries
8Jun

Stitches: Raise the Surface

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Work with ways to create three-dimensional stitches using padding and wire. Create raised embroidered pieces inspired by insects, flowers and foliage.
bullyache-alternative
8Jun

BULLYACHE: WHO HURT YOU?

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (20:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BULLYACHE is a dance company and music duo, featuring as part of Sounding Change, with a focus on working-class and queer perspectives, consisting of Courtney Deyn and Jacob Samuel.
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11Jun

What is Horticultural Heritage? - call for papers

Dates
Tuesday 11 June 2024 (09:30-17:00)
Location
58 Edgbaston Park Road, B15 2RT, Birmingham, Edgbaston, Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
A symposium organised by Winterbourne House and Garden in partnership with the International Centre for Heritage, University of Birmingham
IMG_0606
12Jun

Grow Your Own – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 12 June 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
From pots to plots, learn about growing vegetables and fruits whatever the space you have.
jazz2013
20Jun

Jazz in the Garden

Dates
Thursday 20 June 2024 (19:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Jazz lovers rejoice! The Birmingham Jazz Festival is back for 2024 and with it a fabulous evening of entertainment at Winterbourne.
pg-openday-birmingham
22Jun

Postgraduate Open Day

Dates
Saturday 22 June 2024 (09:00-16:00)
Location
University of Birmingham - Edgbaston campus
Description
Visit our Postgraduate Open Day at the University of Birmingham campus on Saturday 22 June 2024
26Jun

Pre-charge bail and Release Under Investigation

Dates
Wednesday 26 June 2024 (09:15-16:00)
Location
Woburn House - London
Description
This seminar will discuss the findings of a research project to examine the impact of changes in the law on pre-charge bail and reflect on their implications for law, policy and practice.
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28Jun

Romeo and Juliet

Dates
Friday 28 June 2024 (19:00-21:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Be transported to fair Verona in this poetic, passionate and utterly gripping adaptation of Shakespeare's iconic romantic masterpiece by Illyria.
July 2024
1Jul

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 1 July 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for Tours of the Museum
1Jul

Music and Majesty

Dates
Monday 1 July (09:30) - Tuesday 2 July 2024 (17:00)
Location
Linnean Society Burlington House, London
Description
Music and Majesty: Chapels Royal, Cathedrals, and Colleges, c.1485-1688.
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14Jul

Rare Plant Fair

Dates
Sunday 14 July 2024 (10:30-16:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
The Rare Plant Fair returns to Winterbourne with their stalls of suppliers and experts from up and down the country.
mixedflowersSG2011-min
17Jul

Creative Planting Design – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 17 July 2024 (10:30-15:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Plants are at the heart of our gardens; this workshop will help you to explore a range of plants to create year-round interest in a garden.
Terrace_DSC_3541-Edit-1
3Aug

Murder on the Lawn

Dates
Saturday 3 August (18:00) - Sunday 4 August 2024 (18:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Get ready for an evening of hilarity, as improv group Foghorn Unscripted tackle a quintessentially British whodunnit.
August 2024
5Aug

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 5 August 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for Tours of the Museum
1080x1080-min
17Aug

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Dates
Saturday 17 August 2024 (19:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr Watson, tackle the most baffling case of their careers in this adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's 1900s classic.
Sept 2024
2Sep

Museum Tours

Dates
Monday 2 September 2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Join us for Tours of the Museum
3may-ella-taylor
3May

Ella Taylor - soprano | Sholto Kynoch - piano

Dates
Friday 3 May 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
As part of our ongoing partnership with Oxford International Song Festival we welcome festival Director Sholto Kynoch with opera singer and recitalist, Ella Taylor for their Barber Concerts debut.
6may-liturgical-choir
6May

University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir

Dates
Monday 6 May 2024 (17:30-18:30)
Location
Worcester Cathedral
Description
The University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir make their Worcester debut to give Evensong under their director, Dr Paul Rodmell.
8may-jonathan-silk-quintet
8May

Jonathan Silk Quintet

Dates
Wednesday 8 May 2024 (17:30-19:00)
Location
The Foyer, Bramall Music Building
Description
Director of Jazz Studies, Jonathan Silk brings together some of the UK's leading jazz musicians for an informal gig in the foyer of the Elgar Concert Hall.
10may-oliver-janes
10May

Oliver Janes - clarinet | John Reid - piano

Dates
Friday 10 May 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Join us for an intimate recital with a familiar face to Birmingham's classical music fans, clarinettist Oliver Janes.
25may-azizicoleclockwork
25May

Body Clock by Azizi Cole

Dates
Saturday 25 May 2024 (19:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Developed as part of Sounding Change with Azizi Cole, 'Body Clock' is a multidisciplinary piece combining music, movement, and the influence that music can have on the body.
30may-mwen-315
30May

Mwen x BEAST x Antonio Roberts

Dates
Thursday 30 May 2024 (19:30-23:59)
Location
Centrala
Description
A night of electronic and experimental music and visuals, featuring BEAST and Sounding Change musician DJ Mwen.
Dark-1080x1080-min
1Jun

The Adventures of Dr Dolittle

Dates
Saturday 1 June 2024 (18:00-20:20)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
When Dr Dolittle is taught by his wise old parrot how to talk to animals, news of his skills spreads far and wide in this hilarious production from Illyria.
6jun-uob-voices
6Jun

Vespers of the Blessed Earth

Dates
Thursday 6 June 2024 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Symphony Hall - Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham Voices join the CBSO for a performance of John Luther Adams' "Vespers of the Blessed Earth" and Sibelius' Second Symphony.
bullyache-alternative
8Jun

BULLYACHE: WHO HURT YOU?

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (20:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BULLYACHE is a dance company and music duo, featuring as part of Sounding Change, with a focus on working-class and queer perspectives, consisting of Courtney Deyn and Jacob Samuel.
jazz2013
20Jun

Jazz in the Garden

Dates
Thursday 20 June 2024 (19:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Jazz lovers rejoice! The Birmingham Jazz Festival is back for 2024 and with it a fabulous evening of entertainment at Winterbourne.
Dark-1080x1080 (1)-min
28Jun

Romeo and Juliet

Dates
Friday 28 June 2024 (19:00-21:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Be transported to fair Verona in this poetic, passionate and utterly gripping adaptation of Shakespeare's iconic romantic masterpiece by Illyria.
Terrace_DSC_3541-Edit-1
3Aug

Murder on the Lawn

Dates
Saturday 3 August (18:00) - Sunday 4 August 2024 (18:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Get ready for an evening of hilarity, as improv group Foghorn Unscripted tackle a quintessentially British whodunnit.
1080x1080-min
17Aug

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Dates
Saturday 17 August 2024 (19:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr Watson, tackle the most baffling case of their careers in this adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's 1900s classic.
20Feb

Winterbourne House and Garden - What's on

Dates
Monday 20 February 2023 (16:07) - Thursday 20 February 2025 (16:07)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
Find out what's on at Winterbourne House and Garden.
uob-campus
10Apr

International Conference of Three Societies on Literature and Science

Dates
Wednesday 10 April (00:00) - Friday 12 April 2024 (00:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
The annual conferences of the British Society for Literature and Science (BSLS) and the European Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSAeu), and the Commission on Science and Literature (CoSciLit)
sound-methods
11Apr

Sound Methods for a New World

Dates
Thursday 11 April (10:00) - Friday 12 April 2024 (19:00)
Location
Strathcona Building G18 (Lecture Theatre 1)
Description
A Symposium on Collaborative and Co-Creative Methods for Music Research
12Apr

André du Bouchet centenary conference

Dates
Friday 12 April 2024 (09:30-17:30)
Location
Edgbaston Park Hotel, Hybrid Event
Description
International conference organised by Thomas Augais (Sorbonne) Olivier Belin (Rouen) and Emma Wagstaff (Birmingham)
AI and Democracy
23Apr

AI FUTURES: AI and Democracy

Dates
Tuesday 23 April 2024 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
A panel discussion as part of our AI FUTURES programme at The Exchange exploring the interplay between artificial intelligence and democracy.
Boykin, Keith (cr Sean Howard) SMALL
25Apr

Why does everything have to be about race?

Dates
Thursday 25 April 2024 (18:30-20:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Join New York Times best-selling author Keith Boykin for a discussion exploring his new book, Why Does Everything Have to Be About Race?
27Apr

UoB Dubai-ASSELLMU Experts Roundtable on Net-Zero and Just Energy Transitions

Dates
Saturday 27 April 2024 (09:00-15:00)
Location
University of Birmingham Dubai Room 0209
Description
University of Birmingham Dubai in conjunction with the UNESCO Chair on Environmental Law and Sustainable Development at the HBKU, Doha, Qatar, and ASSELLMU, invites the general public to this energy experts' roundtable
chinese-painting
28Apr

Chinese Brush Painting

Dates
Sunday 28 April 2024 (12:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Learn the traditional technique of Chinese Brush Painting
Recycled paper waste
30Apr

Hand-made Paper Making

Dates
Tuesday 30 April 2024 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Design and screen print a bold, colourful tote bag inspired by spring, summer, flowers or plants.
changing-landscapes-lancret
1May

Changing Landscapes - Postgraduate Conference Call for Papers

Dates
Wednesday 1 May 2024 (10:00-16:30)
Location
Strathcona LT1 (G18)
Description
Postgraduate conference in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music on the theme of our numerous and constantly changing landscapes, from the social to the ecological.
ledger-adam315
2May

Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture

Dates
Thursday 2 May 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Professor Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture
4May

Commemorating Corelli

Dates
Saturday 4 May 2024 (08:30-19:00)
Location
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
A one-day conference dedicated to exploring the life, works, and lasting impact of the enigmatic and prolific author, Marie Corelli, to be held in 2024, a century after her death.
IMG_5051
5May

Chine Collé Workshop with Sarah Moss

Dates
Sunday 5 May 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Learn about the art of lino cutting and how to create a block. The chine colle technique includes how to add colour to your piece by using collage.
stern-tiffany
5May

Stratford Literary Festival 2024

Dates
Sunday 5 May 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford upon Avon
Description
Shakespeare: A window onto his Life and Legacy
Duncan Grant, 'Untitled Drawing' c.1946-1959, The Charleston Trust. © The Estate of Duncan Grant
8May

Talk and Panel Discussion | Very Private?

Dates
Wednesday 8 May 2024 (15:30-17:30)
Location
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts - Lecture Theatre (R14 on campus map)
Description
Join Linder Sterling for a round table discussion, reflecting on the Charleston Trust exhibition, Very Private?, as a case study for arts institutions grappling with their own queer past.
Karoline-Rerrie-Fabric-Printing-300dpi
14May

Spring Tote Bag Printing

Dates
Tuesday 14 May 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Design and screen print a bold, colourful tote bag inspired by spring, summer, flowers or plants.
spring-tour
15May

Spring Garden Tour

Dates
Wednesday 15 May 2024 (11:30-12:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Join a skilled member of our Horticultural Team as they guide you around the garden, paying special attention to seasonal highlights and features of interest.
gafney-wil
21May

Cadbury Lectures 2024

Dates
Tuesday 21 May (19:30) - Thursday 23 May 2024 (20:30)
Location
The Exchange 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
The 2024 lecture series presents the translation-based womanist biblical scholarship of the Rev Wil Gafney, Womanist biblical scholar and Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas
Nurturing-Garden
22May

The Nurturing Garden – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 22 May 2024 (10:30-15:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Look at creating a nurturing garden. Explore the practical ways to connect with nature and use gardening to benefit your health and wellbeing.
Claire-Leggett-Painting-and-drawing
4Jun

Painting & Drawing Flowers – Short Course

Dates
Tuesday 4 June 2024 (10:30-12:30)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
This six week short course will allow you to explore drawing and painting flowers through a variety of media.
raised-strawberries
8Jun

Stitches: Raise the Surface

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (10:00-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Work with ways to create three-dimensional stitches using padding and wire. Create raised embroidered pieces inspired by insects, flowers and foliage.
event-default-315
11Jun

What is Horticultural Heritage? - call for papers

Dates
Tuesday 11 June 2024 (09:30-17:00)
Location
58 Edgbaston Park Road, B15 2RT, Birmingham, Edgbaston, Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
A symposium organised by Winterbourne House and Garden in partnership with the International Centre for Heritage, University of Birmingham
IMG_0606
12Jun

Grow Your Own – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 12 June 2024 (10:30-16:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
From pots to plots, learn about growing vegetables and fruits whatever the space you have.
26Jun

Pre-charge bail and Release Under Investigation

Dates
Wednesday 26 June 2024 (09:15-16:00)
Location
Woburn House - London
Description
This seminar will discuss the findings of a research project to examine the impact of changes in the law on pre-charge bail and reflect on their implications for law, policy and practice.
1Jul

Music and Majesty

Dates
Monday 1 July (09:30) - Tuesday 2 July 2024 (17:00)
Location
Linnean Society Burlington House, London
Description
Music and Majesty: Chapels Royal, Cathedrals, and Colleges, c.1485-1688.
mixedflowersSG2011-min
17Jul

Creative Planting Design – Horticulture Masterclass

Dates
Wednesday 17 July 2024 (10:30-15:00)
Location
Winterbourne House and Garden - University of Birmingham
Description
Plants are at the heart of our gardens; this workshop will help you to explore a range of plants to create year-round interest in a garden.
6may-liturgical-choir
6May

University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir

Dates
Monday 6 May 2024 (17:30-18:30)
Location
Worcester Cathedral
Description
The University of Birmingham Liturgical Choir make their Worcester debut to give Evensong under their director, Dr Paul Rodmell.
8may-jonathan-silk-quintet
8May

Jonathan Silk Quintet

Dates
Wednesday 8 May 2024 (17:30-19:00)
Location
The Foyer, Bramall Music Building
Description
Director of Jazz Studies, Jonathan Silk brings together some of the UK's leading jazz musicians for an informal gig in the foyer of the Elgar Concert Hall.
10may-oliver-janes
10May

Oliver Janes - clarinet | John Reid - piano

Dates
Friday 10 May 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Join us for an intimate recital with a familiar face to Birmingham's classical music fans, clarinettist Oliver Janes.
25may-azizicoleclockwork
25May

Body Clock by Azizi Cole

Dates
Saturday 25 May 2024 (19:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
Developed as part of Sounding Change with Azizi Cole, 'Body Clock' is a multidisciplinary piece combining music, movement, and the influence that music can have on the body.
30may-mwen-315
30May

Mwen x BEAST x Antonio Roberts

Dates
Thursday 30 May 2024 (19:30-23:59)
Location
Centrala
Description
A night of electronic and experimental music and visuals, featuring BEAST and Sounding Change musician DJ Mwen.
6jun-uob-voices
6Jun

Vespers of the Blessed Earth

Dates
Thursday 6 June 2024 (19:30-21:30)
Location
Symphony Hall - Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham Voices join the CBSO for a performance of John Luther Adams' "Vespers of the Blessed Earth" and Sibelius' Second Symphony.
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8Jun

BULLYACHE: WHO HURT YOU?

Dates
Saturday 8 June 2024 (20:00-21:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BULLYACHE is a dance company and music duo, featuring as part of Sounding Change, with a focus on working-class and queer perspectives, consisting of Courtney Deyn and Jacob Samuel.
uob-campus
10Apr

International Conference of Three Societies on Literature and Science

Dates
Wednesday 10 April (00:00) - Friday 12 April 2024 (00:00)
Location
University of Birmingham
Description
The annual conferences of the British Society for Literature and Science (BSLS) and the European Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSAeu), and the Commission on Science and Literature (CoSciLit)
sound-methods
11Apr

Sound Methods for a New World

Dates
Thursday 11 April (10:00) - Friday 12 April 2024 (19:00)
Location
Strathcona Building G18 (Lecture Theatre 1)
Description
A Symposium on Collaborative and Co-Creative Methods for Music Research
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2May

Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture

Dates
Thursday 2 May 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Professor Adam Ledger Inaugural Lecture
4May

Commemorating Corelli

Dates
Saturday 4 May 2024 (08:30-19:00)
Location
Shakespeare Institute - Mason Croft - Church St - Stratford-upon-Avon - CV37 6HP
Description
A one-day conference dedicated to exploring the life, works, and lasting impact of the enigmatic and prolific author, Marie Corelli, to be held in 2024, a century after her death.
stern-tiffany
5May

Stratford Literary Festival 2024

Dates
Sunday 5 May 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford upon Avon
Description
Shakespeare: A window onto his Life and Legacy
gafney-wil
21May

Cadbury Lectures 2024

Dates
Tuesday 21 May (19:30) - Thursday 23 May 2024 (20:30)
Location
The Exchange 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
The 2024 lecture series presents the translation-based womanist biblical scholarship of the Rev Wil Gafney, Womanist biblical scholar and Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas
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11Jun

What is Horticultural Heritage? - call for papers

Dates
Tuesday 11 June 2024 (09:30-17:00)
Location
58 Edgbaston Park Road, B15 2RT, Birmingham, Edgbaston, Winterbourne House and Garden
Description
A symposium organised by Winterbourne House and Garden in partnership with the International Centre for Heritage, University of Birmingham
1Jul

Music and Majesty

Dates
Monday 1 July (09:30) - Tuesday 2 July 2024 (17:00)
Location
Linnean Society Burlington House, London
Description
Music and Majesty: Chapels Royal, Cathedrals, and Colleges, c.1485-1688.