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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.

Sound Explorers

Friday 2 April (00:00) - Sunday 18 April 2021 (23:59)
Sound Explorers

Barber Concerts 

What might you discover if you use your ears instead of your eyes to find out about the natural world?

Explorelisten and record sounds of nature in your local area with sound artists Emma Margetson and Nikki Sheth. The project will result in a collective sound map using your recordings captured around Birmingham and beyond. The Sound Explorers sound map will be launched at the BEAST FEaST 2021 festival, encouraging curiosity through exploration and investigation to promote a love of nature!

A project in partnership with BEAST and part of the...

Campus of Curiosity: Spring Family Festival

Join the Barber, the Lapworth Museum of Geology, and Barber Concerts for a free online family festival full of campus curiosities as we celebrate nature and springtime together.

Let your imagination soar above the clouds in our poetry workshop with writer Sipho Ndlovu - and delve under the earth with the Lapworth to uncover millions of years of secrets.

Become a sound explorer and record noises of nature that you can find around you - and be inspired by the art in our galleries to make your very own 3D landscape!

The festival is free and takes place online. 

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