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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Religions & Theology Research Seminar: Dr Kristin Aune (Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, University of Coventry) “Religious Student Societies in Universities – Division and Cohesion”

16:00 - 23 April 2020

The Religions & Theology research seminar takes place on alternate Thursdays. These seminars are free with no registration required. Seminars last 90 minutes including a 30 minute Q&A session.

WCLC: Michelle Assay (piano) and David Fanning (piano)

13:10 - 14:00 23 April 2020

Mozart/Grieg: Fantasy in C minor K475 Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn (St Anthony Chorale), Op. 56b Mozart/Grieg: Sonata in C K545 Brahms’s famous ‘Haydn Variations’ is played between little-known versions of two of Mozart’s best-loved piano works with additional sec..

The University of Manchester Brass Band (UMBB)

19:00 - 21:00 24 April 2020

With recent works from Jonathan Bates, featuring Emily Collins, and Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen, this concert demonstrates the strong brass band heritage in both the UK and Norway and that it is still a thriving tradition in both countries to this day. Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3 To book please visit or telephone..

Dragon Boat paddling

10:00 - 12:30 25 April 2020

Students will have the opportunity to take part in regular dragon boat paddling sessions with Paddlers for Life at Debdale Outdoor Centre. If you can swim at least 50 metres and have plenty of team spirit, come along and try your hand at this exciting sport. Hopefully we will form a team to take part in the Salford Quays Dragonboat festival in..

Dr Maite Conde (Cambridge): tbc

17:00 - 18:30 29 April 2020

Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

History lunchtime seminar: Henry Miller - The material culture and practice of petitioning in the UK, 1780-1918

13:00 - 13:50 29 April 2020


Ehrhardt Seminar: Dr Kirsi Cobb (Cliff College) ‘Revenge Through Song: Reading the Song of Miriam as a Response to Trauma’

14:00 - 16:00 30 April 2020

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free with no registration required. Seminars last 90 minutes including a 30 minute Q&A session. Tea and biscuits to follow. For more on the Center for Biblical Studies, please see our website at

WCLC: Gamelan from West Java

13:10 - 14:00 30 April 2020

Students on the World Music Ensemble module take to the stage to demonstrate their newly acquired expertise in Sundanese Gamelan from West Java, Indonesia. This will be an exciting concert of traditional and contemporary music, and will include special guest performers. Price: Free These concerts are part of the Walter Carroll Lunchtime Conc..

The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall

16:00 - 18:00 03 May 2020

For the first time since 2009, The University of Manchester Chorus and Symphony Orchestra have the wonderful opportunity to return to the Bridgewater Hall for a very special performance of Britten’s War Requiem. This concert is in advance of the momentous occasion of VE Day 2020, and the following weekend celebrations (8-10 May 2020). The w..

Quatuor Danel Evening Concert

19:30 - 21:00 06 May 2020

Josef Mayseder Quartet No. 5, in D, Op. 9 Zemlinsky Quartet No. 1, in A, Op. 4 Brahms Quartet No. 2, in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2 A concert of Austro-German riches: the fifth of eight by Josef Mayseder (1789-1863), Austrian violinist and composer; the first of four quartets by associate composer of the Second Viennese School, Alexander von Zem..