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Martin Bartlett

Sat 17 February, 7:30pm
Emmanuel Church, Loughborough
£10 / £8 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Martin James Bartlett won BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2014. His performance of Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, with conductor Kirill Karabits and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, received overwhelming acclaim from Edinburgh’s Usher Hall audience and from those tuning into the live recording broadcast on BBC4 and BBC Radio 3.

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Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

Sat 10 March, 7:30pm
Martin Hall
£13 / £10 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Since the founding of a mixed voice choir in 1972, the Choir of Clare College has gained an international reputation as one of the world’s leading university choirs. In addition to its primary function of leading services three times a week in the College chapel, the Choir keeps an active schedule recording, broadcasting, and performing.

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Maddy Prior in Concert with Giles Lewin and Hannah James

Wed 18 April, 7:30pm
Martin Hall
£16.50 / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Maddy Prior, Hannah James and Giles Lewin perform songs from their two albums as well as highlights from Maddy’s solo and band career – all presented in a daring acoustic style.

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University Choir Spring Concert

Wed 16 May, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£7 / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Following it's 'global musical tour' in December, the University Choir will settle much closer to home in May with a programme of English music.

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Battleship Potemkin with Matthew Trusler & Ashley Wass

Wed 30 May, 7:30pm
Cope Auditorium
£13 / £10 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

A live screening of Sergei Eisenstein’s 1925 silent masterpiece with a live, specially curated soundtrack. For this screening, Matthew Trusler (violin) and Ashley Wass (piano) have curated a powerful soundtrack of music by several different composers, many of whom were influenced and affected by the Russian Revolution of 1917. Works by Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Mussorgsky, Janacek and Bartok have been selected to complement the film’s narrative, and are skilfully timed to correspond with each change of scene.

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Literature and Talks

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Pub Science 2 - Bras and Bridges

Wed 7 March, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Swan in the Rushes Pub, 21 The Rushes, Loughborough LE11 5BE

How do you measure something without touching it? In this unique lecture Professor Tyrer will describe and utilise various optical instruments to show how modern techniques can be used on a wide range of measurement problems - from lingerie to Nano-technology to medical implants.

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Happy Monday Comedy Club

Mon 12 February, 7:30pm
Cognitos, Loughborough Students' Union
£5 / 80p students

As part of Leicester Comedy Festival, Cognito hosts a very special comedy event featuring 3 fantastic stand-ups.

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NT Live - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Thu 22 February, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10Book Tickets

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell... Starring Sienna Miller.

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Acoustic Night - February

Mon 26 February, 7:30pm
Cognitos, Loughborough Students' Union
Students Free / Non Students £4 on the door

Acoustic Night invites a leading singer songwriter to come to Loughborough to perform alongside students from the university. Check out the best new talent in the campus and across the country!

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Speech Bubble - March

Mon 12 March, 7:30pm
Cognitos, Loughborough Students' Union
Students Free / Non Students £4 on the door

Welcoming all budding performance poets to the stage to show us what they've got. There are several open mic slots available to book before or on the night, as well as the booked headliner.

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NT Live - Julius Caesar

Thu 22 March, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10Book Tickets

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital. Starring Ben Whishaw, Michelle Fairley, David Calder, and David Morrissey.

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Robin Ince - Pragmatic Insanity

Wed 9 May, 7:30pm
Martin Hall
£15 / £10 conc. / £5 studentsBook Tickets

Lakin McCarthy presents Robin Ince - Pragmatic Insanity. Robin's first new stand up show in three years is a clash of the two cultures, a joyous romp through his favourite artists and strangest scientific ideas.

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NT Live - Macbeth

Thu 10 May, 7:00pm
Cope Auditorium
£10Book Tickets

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.

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Other University Events

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Mindful Making

Fri 26 January, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Martin Hall Breakout Space
Free / Just turn up

Want to engage with some interesting cultural material in a creative and social way? Join us for our first Mindful Making session!

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Loughborough University Arts

Martin Hall Building

Loughborough University

Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK

01509 222 948