What's on at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at May 30, 2010 09:00 AM |
Events from Monday 31 May to Sunday 6 June 2010

Tuesday 1 June 2010

International Symposium of Cuban Studies

'Space and Nation in Poetry and Cinema': marking the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution.

Lunchtime Spark Soundbite

Entertainment for all the family from University of Leicester music scholars, in conjunction with the Spark Children’s Arts Festival

Targeting Cancer - Sending in the RAF

Public inaugural lecture by Professor Carlo Ruzza from the Department of Sociology

The physics of magic, the magic of physics

Public lecture by ‘magician and science fan’ Phill Smith for the Leicester Physics Centre

Wednesday 2 June 2010

Drum

Multisensory show by Oily Cart for children aged 6 month to 2 years, in conjunction with the Spark Children’s Arts Festival

  • Embrace Arts at the RA centre, 12.30pm/2.30pm, £10 for adult+child, More information

Thursday 3 June 2010

Combating Respiratory Disease: Launch Party and Market Scoping Event

Business event to launch Respiratory Science Collaboration – East Midlands

Drum

Multisensory show by Oily Cart for children aged 6 month to 2 years, in conjunction with the Spark Children’s Arts Festival

  • Embrace Arts at the RA centre, 11.00am/1.00pm, £10 for adult+child, More information

South Trent School of Operating Practice: Open Day

The opportunity to speak informally to students and Operating Department Practitioners and really get to know what life is like working in an operating theatre.

Friday 4 June 2010

Drum

Multisensory show by Oily Cart for children aged 6 month to 2 years, in conjunction with the Spark Children’s Arts Festival

  • Embrace Arts at the RA centre, 11.00am/1.00pm, £10 for adult+child, More information

Saturday 5 June 2010

The Strange and Fantastical Journey of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

Promenade theatre by students from Leicester and other Midlands universities, in conjunction with the Spark Children’s Arts Festival

  • Botanic Garden, 11.00am/2.00pm/5.00pm, £5/£4 (family of 4: £14), More information

Sunday 6 June 2010

The Strange and Fantastical Journey of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

Promenade theatre by students from Leicester and other Midlands universities, in conjunction with the Spark Children’s Arts Festival

  • Botanic Garden, 11.00am/2.00pm/5.00pm, £5/£4 (family of 4: £14), More information

Ongoing exhibitions

Ala Bashir: Recent Work

15 May to 4 July 2010

  • Embrace Arts at the RA centre, 10.00am-6.00pm Mon-Fri (call 0116 252 2455 for weekend opening times), free, More information