College of Arts and Law events

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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
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26Apr

The Purcell School

Dates
Friday 26 April 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
We welcome talented students from The Purcell School for Young Musicians with a concert featuring two captivating trios featuring the piano.
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
30april-cempr315
30Apr

Early Music Small Ensembles

Dates
Tuesday 30 April 2024 (17:30-18:30)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
Professor Andrew Kirkman presents this relaxed performance which features chamber ensembles from the Collective of Early Music Performance and Research (CEMPR).
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
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.
16May

Louisa Ryland and Cannon Hill Park

Dates
Thursday 16 May 2024 (19:00-20:30)
Location
Online
Description
Centre for Midlands History and Cultures seminar given by Irene De Boo (Birmingham Heritage Week).
Centenary Square
21May

LLM Open Evening 2024

Dates
Tuesday 21 May 2024 (18:30-20:30)
Location
The Exchange 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Want to develop specialist knowledge to enhance your legal skillset? Discover your next steps at our LLM Open Evening. Learn more about the LLM pathways and employability activities for postgraduate students.
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
23May

Interactive Workshop: Stuart Hall in the Midlands

Dates
Thursday 23 May 2024 (14:30-16:00)
Location
Arts Building, Room 224
Description
Centre for Midlands History and Cultures seminar given by Dr Rebecca Roach (EDACS) and the Stuart Hall archive team.
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.
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.
9june-joe-broughton
9Jun

Summer Festival of Music: Folk Band at POWER FOLK

Dates
Sunday 9 June 2024 (14:00-20:00)
Location
The Spotted Dog
Description
POWER FOLK is an all-you-can-eat buffet for music fans and musicians alike. The day welcomes a plethora of musicians to the stage throughout the day, including the University Folk Band and its director, Paloma Trigas.
9June-brass-band
9Jun

Summer Festival of Music: University Brass Band Reunion Concert

Dates
Sunday 9 June 2024 (17:00-18:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
This concert marks the end of an era as we wish a fond farewell to longstanding professional conductor Stuart Birnie, welcoming back performers from across the Brass Band's history.
16jun-summer-festival-orch
16Jun

Summer Festival of Music: Summer Festival Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 16 June 2024 (15:00-16:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
We celebrate our talented students with this concert as we present the winning entries of both the 2023 Music Society composition competition and the 2024 Music Society solo competition.
17jun-minibeast
17Jun

Summer Festival of Music: miniBEAST

Dates
Monday 17 June 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
miniBEAST is the perfect introduction to the weird and wonderful world of electroacoustic music – music that will surround you, lure you in and entrance you as it fills the 10m high BEASTdome.
17jun-string-orch
17Jun

Summer Festival of Music: String Orchestra

Dates
Monday 17 June 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
From the virtuoso violins to the dark depths of the double basses, there is nothing quite like the power of a string orchestra in full flow. Come and enjoy the sumptuous sounds of our talented String Orchestra.
18jun-uob-music-concerts
18Jun

Summer Festival of Music: University Music Scholars

Dates
Tuesday 18 June 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
Come and enjoy this relaxed, showcase performance from a selection of talented scholarship holders from across the University.
music-scholar315
19Jun

Summer Festival of Music: Chamber Music & Soloists Concert

Dates
Wednesday 19 June 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
Members of the University of Birmingham Music Society's Chamber Music Network to give short ensemble and solo performances ranging from string quartets to song in this informal lunchtime concert.
19jun-symphonic-brass
19Jun

Summer Festival of Music: University Symphonic Brass

Dates
Wednesday 19 June 2024 (18:00-18:45)
Location
The Green Heart
Description
Venture into the Green Heart for a gilded evening of brassy tunes from our symphony brass ten-piece, arranged by Birmingham's very own Stephen Roberts.
20jun-summer-festival-voices
20Jun

Summer Festival of Music: Summer Festival Voices

Dates
Thursday 20 June 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
Singers from across the campus present a lunchtime concert of some of their favourite choral music as part of this year's Summer Festival.
21jun-folk-band
21Jun

Summer Festival of Music: Folk Band

Dates
Friday 21 June 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
The Summer Festival 2024 comes to a close in style as we welcome Paloma Trigas and the Folk Band's talented musicians for this finale to a fortnight of incredible music-making.
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.
beast315
26Jun

BEAST: Xenia Pestova Bennett + Annea Lockwood

Dates
Wednesday 26 June 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BEAST hosts new music for instruments and electronics presented over our bespoke immersive sound system, alongside artist-led public workshops.
beast315
26Jun

BEAST: Artemi Gioti + Aaron Einbond

Dates
Wednesday 26 June 2024 (20:00-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BEAST hosts new music for instruments and electronics presented over our bespoke immersive sound system, alongside artist-led public workshops.
beast315
27Jun

BEAST works

Dates
Thursday 27 June 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BEAST hosts new music for instruments and electronics presented over our bespoke immersive sound system, alongside artist-led public workshops.
beast315
27Jun

BEAST: Yong Gyu Gregory Kim and ensemble

Dates
Thursday 27 June 2024 (20:00-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BEAST hosts new music for instruments and electronics presented over our bespoke immersive sound system, alongside artist-led public workshops.
beast315
28Jun

BEAST: P.A. Tremblay and Sylvain Pohu + BEAST

Dates
Friday 28 June 2024 (20:00-21:00)
Location
Pan Pan Digbeth
Description
BEAST hosts new music for instruments and electronics presented over our bespoke immersive sound system, alongside artist-led public workshops.
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.
18Jul

Signing Shakespeare: The Tempest performance at The Rep

Dates
Thursday 18 July 2024 (12:30-13:00)
Location
Birmingham Rep
Description
Students from Braidwood Trust School for the Deaf present Act 1 of Shakespeare's magical tale, The Tempest using Total Communication '(British Sign Language, other forms of sign language, oral expression and mime)
26april-purcell315
26Apr

The Purcell School

Dates
Friday 26 April 2024 (13:00-13:50)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
We welcome talented students from The Purcell School for Young Musicians with a concert featuring two captivating trios featuring the piano.
30april-cempr315
30Apr

Early Music Small Ensembles

Dates
Tuesday 30 April 2024 (17:30-18:30)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
Professor Andrew Kirkman presents this relaxed performance which features chamber ensembles from the Collective of Early Music Performance and Research (CEMPR).
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.
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.
9june-joe-broughton
9Jun

Summer Festival of Music: Folk Band at POWER FOLK

Dates
Sunday 9 June 2024 (14:00-20:00)
Location
The Spotted Dog
Description
POWER FOLK is an all-you-can-eat buffet for music fans and musicians alike. The day welcomes a plethora of musicians to the stage throughout the day, including the University Folk Band and its director, Paloma Trigas.
9June-brass-band
9Jun

Summer Festival of Music: University Brass Band Reunion Concert

Dates
Sunday 9 June 2024 (17:00-18:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
This concert marks the end of an era as we wish a fond farewell to longstanding professional conductor Stuart Birnie, welcoming back performers from across the Brass Band's history.
16jun-summer-festival-orch
16Jun

Summer Festival of Music: Summer Festival Orchestra

Dates
Sunday 16 June 2024 (15:00-16:30)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
We celebrate our talented students with this concert as we present the winning entries of both the 2023 Music Society composition competition and the 2024 Music Society solo competition.
17jun-minibeast
17Jun

Summer Festival of Music: miniBEAST

Dates
Monday 17 June 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
miniBEAST is the perfect introduction to the weird and wonderful world of electroacoustic music – music that will surround you, lure you in and entrance you as it fills the 10m high BEASTdome.
17jun-string-orch
17Jun

Summer Festival of Music: String Orchestra

Dates
Monday 17 June 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
From the virtuoso violins to the dark depths of the double basses, there is nothing quite like the power of a string orchestra in full flow. Come and enjoy the sumptuous sounds of our talented String Orchestra.
18jun-uob-music-concerts
18Jun

Summer Festival of Music: University Music Scholars

Dates
Tuesday 18 June 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
Come and enjoy this relaxed, showcase performance from a selection of talented scholarship holders from across the University.
music-scholar315
19Jun

Summer Festival of Music: Chamber Music & Soloists Concert

Dates
Wednesday 19 June 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
Members of the University of Birmingham Music Society's Chamber Music Network to give short ensemble and solo performances ranging from string quartets to song in this informal lunchtime concert.
19jun-symphonic-brass
19Jun

Summer Festival of Music: University Symphonic Brass

Dates
Wednesday 19 June 2024 (18:00-18:45)
Location
The Green Heart
Description
Venture into the Green Heart for a gilded evening of brassy tunes from our symphony brass ten-piece, arranged by Birmingham's very own Stephen Roberts.
20jun-summer-festival-voices
20Jun

Summer Festival of Music: Summer Festival Voices

Dates
Thursday 20 June 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
Singers from across the campus present a lunchtime concert of some of their favourite choral music as part of this year's Summer Festival.
21jun-folk-band
21Jun

Summer Festival of Music: Folk Band

Dates
Friday 21 June 2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location
The Dome - Bramall Music Building
Description
The Summer Festival 2024 comes to a close in style as we welcome Paloma Trigas and the Folk Band's talented musicians for this finale to a fortnight of incredible music-making.
beast315
26Jun

BEAST: Xenia Pestova Bennett + Annea Lockwood

Dates
Wednesday 26 June 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BEAST hosts new music for instruments and electronics presented over our bespoke immersive sound system, alongside artist-led public workshops.
beast315
26Jun

BEAST: Artemi Gioti + Aaron Einbond

Dates
Wednesday 26 June 2024 (20:00-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BEAST hosts new music for instruments and electronics presented over our bespoke immersive sound system, alongside artist-led public workshops.
beast315
27Jun

BEAST works

Dates
Thursday 27 June 2024 (18:00-19:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BEAST hosts new music for instruments and electronics presented over our bespoke immersive sound system, alongside artist-led public workshops.
beast315
27Jun

BEAST: Yong Gyu Gregory Kim and ensemble

Dates
Thursday 27 June 2024 (20:00-21:00)
Location
Elgar Concert Hall - Bramall Music Building
Description
BEAST hosts new music for instruments and electronics presented over our bespoke immersive sound system, alongside artist-led public workshops.
beast315
28Jun

BEAST: P.A. Tremblay and Sylvain Pohu + BEAST

Dates
Friday 28 June 2024 (20:00-21:00)
Location
Pan Pan Digbeth
Description
BEAST hosts new music for instruments and electronics presented over our bespoke immersive sound system, alongside artist-led public workshops.
18Jul

Signing Shakespeare: The Tempest performance at The Rep

Dates
Thursday 18 July 2024 (12:30-13:00)
Location
Birmingham Rep
Description
Students from Braidwood Trust School for the Deaf present Act 1 of Shakespeare's magical tale, The Tempest using Total Communication '(British Sign Language, other forms of sign language, oral expression and mime)
16May

Louisa Ryland and Cannon Hill Park

Dates
Thursday 16 May 2024 (19:00-20:30)
Location
Online
Description
Centre for Midlands History and Cultures seminar given by Irene De Boo (Birmingham Heritage Week).
23May

Interactive Workshop: Stuart Hall in the Midlands

Dates
Thursday 23 May 2024 (14:30-16:00)
Location
Arts Building, Room 224
Description
Centre for Midlands History and Cultures seminar given by Dr Rebecca Roach (EDACS) and the Stuart Hall archive team.
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
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
16May

Louisa Ryland and Cannon Hill Park

Dates
Thursday 16 May 2024 (19:00-20:30)
Location
Online
Description
Centre for Midlands History and Cultures seminar given by Irene De Boo (Birmingham Heritage Week).
Centenary Square
21May

LLM Open Evening 2024

Dates
Tuesday 21 May 2024 (18:30-20:30)
Location
The Exchange 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Description
Want to develop specialist knowledge to enhance your legal skillset? Discover your next steps at our LLM Open Evening. Learn more about the LLM pathways and employability activities for postgraduate students.
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
23May

Interactive Workshop: Stuart Hall in the Midlands

Dates
Thursday 23 May 2024 (14:30-16:00)
Location
Arts Building, Room 224
Description
Centre for Midlands History and Cultures seminar given by Dr Rebecca Roach (EDACS) and the Stuart Hall archive team.
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.