Events

 

Coronavirus update

Important information:
All on-campus visits and events are cancelled or postponed until further notice. Virtual events will be running as normal unless otherwise stated. For the latest updates visit our coronavirus information page. Please note that some of our on campus events may be replaced by virtual events - please check with the event organiser listed against each event.

hermes 300 x 300
29Jan

The Hermes Experiment

Dates
Friday 29 January (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Hermes Experiment.
linarol 300 x 300
12Feb

The Linarol Consort

Dates
Friday 12 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Linarol Consort.
oliver wass 300 x 300
26Feb

Oliver Wass

Dates
Friday 26 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with Oliver Wass.
in conversation with
14Jun

In conversation with... John Rutter

Dates
Monday 14 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join composer and conductor John Rutter as he discusses his life and career with Professor Simon Halsey in our first online conversation as part of the Summer Festival of Music.
youtube premiere
14Jun

University Brass Band

Dates
Monday 14 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Known affectionately as 'Old Joe' the Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower is the world's largest freestanding clocktower and an important campus landmark, visible from far and wide.
in conversation with
15Jun

In conversation with... Trish Clowes

Dates
Tuesday 15 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join saxophonist and composer Trish Clowes as she discusses her life and career with students and Music Society ensemble managers, Amy Coates and Molly Davies.
youtube premiere
15Jun

Bartók duets

Dates
Tuesday 15 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Members of the Music Society String Orchestra pair up together for a virtual performance of a selection of Bartók duets.
in conversation with
17Jun

In conversation with... Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Dates
Thursday 17 June 2021 (16:00-17:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join international acclaimed cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason as he chats about his career with Director of Orchestral Studies, Daniele Rosina.
public workshop
17Jun

Choral Singing workshop

Dates
Thursday 17 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Come and sing with Professor Simon Halsey as he guides singers through the famous chorus, "The heavens are telling" from Haydn's The Creation.
youtube premiere
17Jun

Brass Band Slow Melody soloists

Dates
Thursday 17 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Head over to the University Music YouTube channel to watch Music Society Slow Melody Competition winner and runner-up, Luke Barker and Eloise Yates, perform their entries.
public workshop
18Jun

Jazz Singing workshop

Dates
Friday 18 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Come and sing with singer, songwriter, pianist and composer Sara Colman. A leading light in the UK Jazz scene, Sara tutors University Music jazz groups and teaches jazz voice at the University of Birmingham.
youtube premiere
18Jun

University Samba Band

Dates
Friday 18 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
The Music Society Samba Band come together for a virtual performance of a new samba groove using their own household items!
public workshop
21Jun

Summer Solstice Sound Bath

Dates
Monday 21 June 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join Jenny Pollock as she guides participants through our very first online Sound Bath, an immersive sound experience on the day of this year's summer solstice.
creative exchange
21Jun

University Creative Exchange

Dates
Monday 21 June (13:00) - Thursday 30 September 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
The Music Society's Creative Exchange launch their online project: CONNECTION – COLLABORATION – COMMUNITY.
in conversation with
22Jun

In conversation with... Roxanna Panufnik

Dates
Tuesday 22 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join internationally recognised composer Roxanna Panufnik as she discusses her life and career.
youtube premiere
22Jun

University Brass Band

Dates
Tuesday 22 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
The Music Society's Brass Band perform Paul Lovatt-Cooper's Pound the Streets.
youtube premiere
23Jun

miniBEAST Sharing Platform

Dates
Wednesday 23 June 2021 (11:00-12:30)
Location
Online
Description
Join the miniBEAST student and academic team for an hour of immersive electroacoustic music diffused over the BEASTdome sound system.
DISINTERGRATION  ACCUMULATION(Detail)2
24Jun

Crafted in Time: Printmaking Workshop

Dates
Thursday 24 June 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson for an inspiring evening of printmaking, in response to the Lapworth Museum's collection.
9Jul

Do ancient Egyptians dream of electric sheep?

Dates
Friday 9 July 2021 (09:00-17:00)
Description
A workshop exploring the reception and reconstruction of Egypt in science fiction, fostering a dialogue among Egyptologists, cultural historians, literary scholars, and creative practitioners.
globe-600
20Jul

Post BREXIT: Uncertainty, Risk Measurement and COVID-19 Challenges

Dates
Tuesday 20 July (09:00) - Thursday 22 July 2021 (17:00)
Location
Zoom event
Description
This conference will bring together researchers from different research communities for an interdisciplinary stocktaking of the state of the art of research on the consequences of Brexit.
Pics Rachel Clay Tile
29Jul

Crafted in Time: Clay Tile Workshop

Dates
Thursday 29 July 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Artist Rachel Akers will lead an engaging online workshop in which you will create a beautiful clay tile inspired by the Lapworth Museum.
bacs-conference315
8Sep

British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) annual conference

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (17:00)
Location
The University of Birmingham
Description
The Annual Conference of the British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS), to be held at the University of Birmingham will now take place 8-10 September 2021
8Sep

Information Overload? Music Studies in the Age of Abundance

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (18:00)
Location
Dome Room Bramall Music Building, Online
Description
A conference on epistemological, methodological, ethical, and disciplinary problems that arise when studying music in the age of abundance.
reformation-studies-colloquium-2020
8Sep

Reformation Studies Colloquium 2021

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (17:00)
Location
Online -
Description
The biannual colloquium has been rescheduled online for September 2021.
hermes 300 x 300
29Jan

The Hermes Experiment

Dates
Friday 29 January (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Hermes Experiment.
linarol 300 x 300
12Feb

The Linarol Consort

Dates
Friday 12 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Linarol Consort.
oliver wass 300 x 300
26Feb

Oliver Wass

Dates
Friday 26 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with Oliver Wass.
in conversation with
14Jun

In conversation with... John Rutter

Dates
Monday 14 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join composer and conductor John Rutter as he discusses his life and career with Professor Simon Halsey in our first online conversation as part of the Summer Festival of Music.
youtube premiere
14Jun

University Brass Band

Dates
Monday 14 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Known affectionately as 'Old Joe' the Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower is the world's largest freestanding clocktower and an important campus landmark, visible from far and wide.
in conversation with
15Jun

In conversation with... Trish Clowes

Dates
Tuesday 15 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join saxophonist and composer Trish Clowes as she discusses her life and career with students and Music Society ensemble managers, Amy Coates and Molly Davies.
youtube premiere
15Jun

Bartók duets

Dates
Tuesday 15 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Members of the Music Society String Orchestra pair up together for a virtual performance of a selection of Bartók duets.
in conversation with
17Jun

In conversation with... Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Dates
Thursday 17 June 2021 (16:00-17:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join international acclaimed cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason as he chats about his career with Director of Orchestral Studies, Daniele Rosina.
public workshop
17Jun

Choral Singing workshop

Dates
Thursday 17 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Come and sing with Professor Simon Halsey as he guides singers through the famous chorus, "The heavens are telling" from Haydn's The Creation.
youtube premiere
17Jun

Brass Band Slow Melody soloists

Dates
Thursday 17 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Head over to the University Music YouTube channel to watch Music Society Slow Melody Competition winner and runner-up, Luke Barker and Eloise Yates, perform their entries.
public workshop
18Jun

Jazz Singing workshop

Dates
Friday 18 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Come and sing with singer, songwriter, pianist and composer Sara Colman. A leading light in the UK Jazz scene, Sara tutors University Music jazz groups and teaches jazz voice at the University of Birmingham.
youtube premiere
18Jun

University Samba Band

Dates
Friday 18 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
The Music Society Samba Band come together for a virtual performance of a new samba groove using their own household items!
public workshop
21Jun

Summer Solstice Sound Bath

Dates
Monday 21 June 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join Jenny Pollock as she guides participants through our very first online Sound Bath, an immersive sound experience on the day of this year's summer solstice.
creative exchange
21Jun

University Creative Exchange

Dates
Monday 21 June (13:00) - Thursday 30 September 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
The Music Society's Creative Exchange launch their online project: CONNECTION – COLLABORATION – COMMUNITY.
in conversation with
22Jun

In conversation with... Roxanna Panufnik

Dates
Tuesday 22 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join internationally recognised composer Roxanna Panufnik as she discusses her life and career.
youtube premiere
22Jun

University Brass Band

Dates
Tuesday 22 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
The Music Society's Brass Band perform Paul Lovatt-Cooper's Pound the Streets.
youtube premiere
23Jun

miniBEAST Sharing Platform

Dates
Wednesday 23 June 2021 (11:00-12:30)
Location
Online
Description
Join the miniBEAST student and academic team for an hour of immersive electroacoustic music diffused over the BEASTdome sound system.
in conversation with
14Jun

In conversation with... John Rutter

Dates
Monday 14 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join composer and conductor John Rutter as he discusses his life and career with Professor Simon Halsey in our first online conversation as part of the Summer Festival of Music.
youtube premiere
14Jun

University Brass Band

Dates
Monday 14 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Known affectionately as 'Old Joe' the Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower is the world's largest freestanding clocktower and an important campus landmark, visible from far and wide.
in conversation with
15Jun

In conversation with... Trish Clowes

Dates
Tuesday 15 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join saxophonist and composer Trish Clowes as she discusses her life and career with students and Music Society ensemble managers, Amy Coates and Molly Davies.
youtube premiere
15Jun

Bartók duets

Dates
Tuesday 15 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Members of the Music Society String Orchestra pair up together for a virtual performance of a selection of Bartók duets.
in conversation with
17Jun

In conversation with... Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Dates
Thursday 17 June 2021 (16:00-17:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join international acclaimed cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason as he chats about his career with Director of Orchestral Studies, Daniele Rosina.
public workshop
17Jun

Choral Singing workshop

Dates
Thursday 17 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Come and sing with Professor Simon Halsey as he guides singers through the famous chorus, "The heavens are telling" from Haydn's The Creation.
youtube premiere
17Jun

Brass Band Slow Melody soloists

Dates
Thursday 17 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Head over to the University Music YouTube channel to watch Music Society Slow Melody Competition winner and runner-up, Luke Barker and Eloise Yates, perform their entries.
public workshop
18Jun

Jazz Singing workshop

Dates
Friday 18 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Come and sing with singer, songwriter, pianist and composer Sara Colman. A leading light in the UK Jazz scene, Sara tutors University Music jazz groups and teaches jazz voice at the University of Birmingham.
public workshop
21Jun

Summer Solstice Sound Bath

Dates
Monday 21 June 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join Jenny Pollock as she guides participants through our very first online Sound Bath, an immersive sound experience on the day of this year's summer solstice.
creative exchange
21Jun

University Creative Exchange

Dates
Monday 21 June (13:00) - Thursday 30 September 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
The Music Society's Creative Exchange launch their online project: CONNECTION – COLLABORATION – COMMUNITY.
youtube premiere
23Jun

miniBEAST Sharing Platform

Dates
Wednesday 23 June 2021 (11:00-12:30)
Location
Online
Description
Join the miniBEAST student and academic team for an hour of immersive electroacoustic music diffused over the BEASTdome sound system.
DISINTERGRATION  ACCUMULATION(Detail)2
24Jun

Crafted in Time: Printmaking Workshop

Dates
Thursday 24 June 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson for an inspiring evening of printmaking, in response to the Lapworth Museum's collection.
9Jul

Do ancient Egyptians dream of electric sheep?

Dates
Friday 9 July 2021 (09:00-17:00)
Description
A workshop exploring the reception and reconstruction of Egypt in science fiction, fostering a dialogue among Egyptologists, cultural historians, literary scholars, and creative practitioners.
globe-600
20Jul

Post BREXIT: Uncertainty, Risk Measurement and COVID-19 Challenges

Dates
Tuesday 20 July (09:00) - Thursday 22 July 2021 (17:00)
Location
Zoom event
Description
This conference will bring together researchers from different research communities for an interdisciplinary stocktaking of the state of the art of research on the consequences of Brexit.
Pics Rachel Clay Tile
29Jul

Crafted in Time: Clay Tile Workshop

Dates
Thursday 29 July 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Artist Rachel Akers will lead an engaging online workshop in which you will create a beautiful clay tile inspired by the Lapworth Museum.
reformation-studies-colloquium-2020
8Sep

Reformation Studies Colloquium 2021

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (17:00)
Location
Online -
Description
The biannual colloquium has been rescheduled online for September 2021.
hermes 300 x 300
29Jan

The Hermes Experiment

Dates
Friday 29 January (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Hermes Experiment.
linarol 300 x 300
12Feb

The Linarol Consort

Dates
Friday 12 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with The Linarol Consort.
oliver wass 300 x 300
26Feb

Oliver Wass

Dates
Friday 26 February (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
A Virtual Lunchtime Barber Concert with Oliver Wass.
in conversation with
14Jun

In conversation with... John Rutter

Dates
Monday 14 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join composer and conductor John Rutter as he discusses his life and career with Professor Simon Halsey in our first online conversation as part of the Summer Festival of Music.
youtube premiere
14Jun

University Brass Band

Dates
Monday 14 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Known affectionately as 'Old Joe' the Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower is the world's largest freestanding clocktower and an important campus landmark, visible from far and wide.
in conversation with
15Jun

In conversation with... Trish Clowes

Dates
Tuesday 15 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join saxophonist and composer Trish Clowes as she discusses her life and career with students and Music Society ensemble managers, Amy Coates and Molly Davies.
youtube premiere
15Jun

Bartók duets

Dates
Tuesday 15 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Members of the Music Society String Orchestra pair up together for a virtual performance of a selection of Bartók duets.
in conversation with
17Jun

In conversation with... Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Dates
Thursday 17 June 2021 (16:00-17:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join international acclaimed cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason as he chats about his career with Director of Orchestral Studies, Daniele Rosina.
public workshop
17Jun

Choral Singing workshop

Dates
Thursday 17 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Come and sing with Professor Simon Halsey as he guides singers through the famous chorus, "The heavens are telling" from Haydn's The Creation.
youtube premiere
17Jun

Brass Band Slow Melody soloists

Dates
Thursday 17 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
Head over to the University Music YouTube channel to watch Music Society Slow Melody Competition winner and runner-up, Luke Barker and Eloise Yates, perform their entries.
public workshop
18Jun

Jazz Singing workshop

Dates
Friday 18 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Come and sing with singer, songwriter, pianist and composer Sara Colman. A leading light in the UK Jazz scene, Sara tutors University Music jazz groups and teaches jazz voice at the University of Birmingham.
youtube premiere
18Jun

University Samba Band

Dates
Friday 18 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
The Music Society Samba Band come together for a virtual performance of a new samba groove using their own household items!
public workshop
21Jun

Summer Solstice Sound Bath

Dates
Monday 21 June 2021 (15:00-16:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join Jenny Pollock as she guides participants through our very first online Sound Bath, an immersive sound experience on the day of this year's summer solstice.
creative exchange
21Jun

University Creative Exchange

Dates
Monday 21 June (13:00) - Thursday 30 September 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
The Music Society's Creative Exchange launch their online project: CONNECTION – COLLABORATION – COMMUNITY.
in conversation with
22Jun

In conversation with... Roxanna Panufnik

Dates
Tuesday 22 June 2021 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Online
Description
Join internationally recognised composer Roxanna Panufnik as she discusses her life and career.
youtube premiere
22Jun

University Brass Band

Dates
Tuesday 22 June (13:00) - Tuesday 31 August 2021 (23:59)
Location
Online
Description
The Music Society's Brass Band perform Paul Lovatt-Cooper's Pound the Streets.
youtube premiere
23Jun

miniBEAST Sharing Platform

Dates
Wednesday 23 June 2021 (11:00-12:30)
Location
Online
Description
Join the miniBEAST student and academic team for an hour of immersive electroacoustic music diffused over the BEASTdome sound system.
DISINTERGRATION  ACCUMULATION(Detail)2
24Jun

Crafted in Time: Printmaking Workshop

Dates
Thursday 24 June 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson for an inspiring evening of printmaking, in response to the Lapworth Museum's collection.
9Jul

Do ancient Egyptians dream of electric sheep?

Dates
Friday 9 July 2021 (09:00-17:00)
Description
A workshop exploring the reception and reconstruction of Egypt in science fiction, fostering a dialogue among Egyptologists, cultural historians, literary scholars, and creative practitioners.
globe-600
20Jul

Post BREXIT: Uncertainty, Risk Measurement and COVID-19 Challenges

Dates
Tuesday 20 July (09:00) - Thursday 22 July 2021 (17:00)
Location
Zoom event
Description
This conference will bring together researchers from different research communities for an interdisciplinary stocktaking of the state of the art of research on the consequences of Brexit.
Pics Rachel Clay Tile
29Jul

Crafted in Time: Clay Tile Workshop

Dates
Thursday 29 July 2021 (18:30-19:30)
Location
Online - a zoom link will be sent to you following registration
Description
Artist Rachel Akers will lead an engaging online workshop in which you will create a beautiful clay tile inspired by the Lapworth Museum.
bacs-conference315
8Sep

British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) annual conference

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (17:00)
Location
The University of Birmingham
Description
The Annual Conference of the British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS), to be held at the University of Birmingham will now take place 8-10 September 2021
8Sep

Information Overload? Music Studies in the Age of Abundance

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (18:00)
Location
Dome Room Bramall Music Building, Online
Description
A conference on epistemological, methodological, ethical, and disciplinary problems that arise when studying music in the age of abundance.
reformation-studies-colloquium-2020
8Sep

Reformation Studies Colloquium 2021

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (17:00)
Location
Online -
Description
The biannual colloquium has been rescheduled online for September 2021.
bacs-conference315
8Sep

British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) annual conference

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (17:00)
Location
The University of Birmingham
Description
The Annual Conference of the British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS), to be held at the University of Birmingham will now take place 8-10 September 2021
8Sep

Information Overload? Music Studies in the Age of Abundance

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (18:00)
Location
Dome Room Bramall Music Building, Online
Description
A conference on epistemological, methodological, ethical, and disciplinary problems that arise when studying music in the age of abundance.
reformation-studies-colloquium-2020
8Sep

Reformation Studies Colloquium 2021

Dates
Wednesday 8 September (09:00) - Friday 10 September 2021 (17:00)
Location
Online -
Description
The biannual colloquium has been rescheduled online for September 2021.