Events

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Upcoming events 

  • What’s love got to do with it?

    Monday, 21 October 2019, 7 for 7.30pm start

    This event is part of the Autumn Creative Writing reading series - Hosted by the School of Humanities: Is there still an appeal of the happy ever after, love and romance in commercial fiction? Will romantic souls survive the cutthroat world of publishing? Join multi-published authors of romantic and emotion-led fiction Alison May and Janet Gover to discuss the shifts in trends and challenges in the romance publishing industry.

  • ROSALIE SCHWEIKER + MARGHERITA HUNTLEY - Part of the Art House Open Lecture Series

    Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 4.30-6.30pm.

    The Open Lecture Series is a collaboration between Worcester School of Art’s Fabrication Research Group and Meadow Arts. Some of the most exciting contemporary artists working in the UK and internationally visit Worcester to talk about their artwork, wider research, and processes they use. The talks are hosted at The Art House, accessible to students across the university and members of the public, and are free to attend.

  • Ghosts and Ghostbusters in 17th Century England

    Thursday, 31 October 2019, 7pm - 8:30pm

    Halloween is a good time to think about the history of ghosts. They were abolished by the English church in the sixteenth century, but did not go away. Professor Darren Oldridge reflects on spooky tales from the 1600s and shifting attitudes towards the restless dead.

  • Open Day

    Saturday, 02 November 2019, 10am - 3pm

    Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. Explore the campus, meet our lecturers and talk to current students.

  • Poetry reading with Antony Owen, Roy McFarlane and Claire Walker.

    Thursday, 07 November 2019, 7 for 7.30pm start.

    This event is part of the Autumn Creative Writing reading series - Hosted by the School of Humanities: An evening of moving poetry around conflict, love, loss, discovery and homecomings. Antony Owen will be reading from his forthcoming collection, The Unknown Civilian (KF&S Press), Roy McFarlane who will be reading from his latest book The Healing Next Time (Nine Arches Press) and is Claire Walker will be reading from her latest collection Collision (Against the Grain press).

  • WHN Midlands Region Conference

    Saturday, 09 November 2019, 10.30am - 4.00pm

    The University of Worcester’s annual Women’s History Conference is entitled ‘Women of the Far Right’ and will take place at the University of Worcester, St. John’s Campus. National and international presenters will consider Women Blackshirts; Gabriela Balicka; teaching Nazi women; We, the Mothers Mobilize for America; Women's roles in the Greater British Movement/National Front’s Spearhead and Right-Wing Women's Mobilization in Colonial Western India.

  • GARETH PROSKOURINE-BARNETT - Part of the Art House Open Lecture Series

    Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 4.30-6.30pm.

    The Open Lecture Series is a collaboration between Worcester School of Art’s Fabrication Research Group and Meadow Arts. Some of the most exciting contemporary artists working in the UK and internationally visit Worcester to talk about their artwork, wider research, and processes they use. The talks are hosted at The Art House, accessible to students across the university and members of the public, and are free to attend.

  • Voices of 1919

    Friday, 15 November 2019, 7 for 7.30pm start

    This event is part of the Autumn Creative Writing reading series - Hosted by the School of Humanities: The Great War is over. In the Spring of 1919 the village of Oakby awaits the return of survivors. Each household has its own story. Through the words of 20 contemporary poets, we hear the voices of villagers struggling to recall their past, to understand the present and to imagine the future.

  • SporT1Day 2019

    Sunday, 17 November 2019, 09:30 – 17:00

    If you have Type 1 Diabetes you and you love the idea of being more active this event is for you. It might be that you want to take part in sport or maybe you just want to go shopping, mow the lawn or clean the car without fear of going hypo? This event is organised by Chris Bright, founder of The Diabetes Football Community and Paul Coker the founder of 1BloodyDrop.com. Chris & Paul have lived with Type 1 diabetes for more than 60 years between them and understand the importance of being active. We recommend that children should be aged 12 years and over, young people under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult

  • 6th Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium

    Friday, 22 November 2019 - Saturday, 23 November 2019

    The Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Syposium (NEBARSS) is an annual conference that brings together research students whose work focuses on aspects of the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, from the British Isles to the Middle East. This year’s symposium is being held at the University of Worcester on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd November, with Prof. Richard Bradley and Dr. David Mullin joining us as keynote speakers.

  • Screening of 5B - A remarkable story of courage and compassion

    Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 6.30pm start for a screening 7pm

    The University of Worcester School of Nursing and Midwifery and Worcestershire Pride Proudly present a screening of the powerful film '5B.'

  • SARAH TAYLOR SILVERWOOD - Part of the Art House Open Lecture Series

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 4.30-6.30pm.

    The Open Lecture Series is a collaboration between Worcester School of Art’s Fabrication Research Group and Meadow Arts. Some of the most exciting contemporary artists working in the UK and internationally visit Worcester to talk about their artwork, wider research, and processes they use. The talks are hosted at The Art House, accessible to students across the university and members of the public, and are free to attend.