The New York City depicted in the works of George Bellows and John Sloan were a long stretch from the glittering Times Square and Manhattan skyscrapers we see today. Kicking off with a keynote lecture on Bellows’s Men of the Docks from Chris Riopelle, Curator of Post-1800 Paintings at the National Gallery, before academics from the University of Birmingham discuss the theme of intimacy in and around John Sloan’s New York City Life etchings.
This study afternoon will examine the city that these two seminal artists worked and lived in
Bring your family and friends for a free evening of spectacular entertainment at the Birmingham Prom. Join us at the heart of campus, in Chancellor's Court, on Saturday 9 June from 7.30pm. With music from the University's talented Orchestra and Choir, you'll be blown away by an outstanding programme of well-known classical, Broadway and film scores.
Gates open from 6.00pm with music on the main stage from 7.30pm. There will also be a range of food and drink available, or bring your own picnic. Make sure you join us early and grab your spot in Chancellor's Court before it gets busy.
Tickets are free but booking is encouraged.
A dragon has terrorised the Yorkshire village of Wantley. Who will save the villagers? Step in our hero, Moore of Moore Hall… but saving the day is not as easy as it seems!
This revival of an eighteenth-century comic classic, written by Handel’s own bassoonist, John Frederick Lampe, is directed by Drama student George Bandy and conducted by David Rice.
Performed by a talented cast of students from the University of Birmingham. Libretto by Henry Carey.
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the UK’s premier all male theatre company, invite you to join them this summer for Shakespeare’s spellbinding masterpiece, The Tempest.
“We are such stuff as dreams are made on”
Bring a chair and a picnic, and spend a glorious summer’s evening watching this enchanting, fast-paced production of one of Shakespeare’s finest plays. Performed in the open air, by an all male cast with Elizabethan costumes, music and dance. This is undoubtedly one of the hottest tickets of the summer; book early to avoid missing out!