Events in October 2014

How Goldsmiths' approach Practice based Research for the REF

1st Oct 2014 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Edge Hill University

Additional Information:  Professor Robert Gordon is the former Head, Performing Arts, Goldsmiths and Director of the renowned Pinter Centre for Research and Creative Practice, based at Goldsmiths. His research has focused on the dialectical relationship between practice and critical reflection, exploiting his experience as an actor, playwright and director in Britain, Ireland, the USA, Prague, […]

Maleficent

1st Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Studio Theatre - The Arts Centre

Maleficent explores the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the classic Sleeping Beauty, FREE SCREENINGS BOTH SOLD OUT!

Identity Crisis

1st Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Written and performed by Phina Oruche-Mariani. An exploration of one black woman’s identity as told through Phina’s own journey from model to the big and small screens, and beyond.

They Shoot Dogs

3rd Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Based on real-life accounts of serving soldiers and their families, this brutally honest, frequently funny SuckitAndSee production explores conflict through the fictionalised memories of those who survived it.

Small Worlds

4th Oct 2014 - 11:00am

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Five interweaving stories, five small worlds, five very different journeys. Mimika Theatre's visual delight will entrance both children aged 5 - 11 years, and adults alike.

Small Worlds

4th Oct 2014 - 12:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Five interweaving stories, five small worlds, five very different journeys. Mimika Theatre present a visual delight that will entrance both children aged 5-11 years, and adults alike.

Small Worlds

4th Oct 2014 - 2:00pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Five interweaving stories, five small worlds, five very different journeys. Mimika Theatre present a visual delight that will entrance both children aged 5-11 years, and adults alike.

Small Worlds

4th Oct 2014 - 3:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Five interweaving stories, five small worlds, five very different journeys. Mimika Theatre present a visual delight that will entrance both children aged 5 - 11 years, and adults alike.

Bouncers by John Godber

6th Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

A vision of the 80’s urban nightlife. It’s Friday night, it’s disco night - time for Bouncers to come alive! Written by John Godber and performed by Reform Theatre.

Bouncers by John Godber

7th Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

A vision of the 80’s urban nightlife. It’s Friday night, it’s disco night - time for Bouncers to come alive! Written by John Godber and performed by Reform Theatre.

Francis the Holy Jester by Dario Fo

8th Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Studio Theatre - Arts Centre

A show without props, scenery and with only the simplest of costume. A whole range of characters from 13th Century Italy are brought to life before us including St Francis himself.

Three and Four Quarters

9th Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Studio Theatre - The Arts Centre

HeadSpaceDance present this critically acclaimed debut dance production, featuring specially commissioned work.

Ashley Hutchings and Ken Nicol in Concert

11th Oct 2014 - 8:00pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Their joint release, Copper, Russet and Gold, received great critical acclaim. This tour will also include music from Ashley’s new album covering the world of football, and Ken’s exciting album The Glass Chronicles.

Faust

13th Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

A stylish re-telling of Goethe’s classic tale - a young man sells his soul for fame and fortune. A beautiful and thrilling award-winning musical for modern audiences.

Avalon

14th Oct 2014 - 4:00pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

New South African Township Theatre presents Avalon which has been staged in New York and reflects dynamic new South African township theatre. FREE event - starts 4.00pm

Stand-up Comedy October

14th Oct 2014 - 8:00pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Daliso Chaponda headlines . With support from Gareth Berliner and Rachel Fairburn. Compere is Bobby Murdock.

Film and Photography Exhibition: 12 Degrees North

15th Oct 2014 - 9:00am - 24th Oct 2014, 9:00pm

The Arts Centre - Exhibition Area

Taking north west dance company 12 Degrees North as their subject matter, two Performing Arts lecturers at Edge Hill University attempt to capture the thrill and vitality of a live performance on film.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

15th Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Studio Theatre - The Arts Centre

Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of super villains against him, impacting his life.

Open Mic Night

15th Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Be brave and take to 'The Red Bar stage'. Whatever your skill, book your Open Mic slot - or come along and watch. It's Free, no tickets required!

Bordering the Everyday: Migration at the Calais Border

16th Oct 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Faculty of Education - E1

As part of the Ethnicity, Race, and Racism Seminar ‘Borders’ series, this seminar examines everyday situated intersectional bordering, based on work on the EU-funded research programme on Borderscapes, which focuses on everyday bordering in both different kinds of European borders and in different metropolitan cities.

A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

16th Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

UK Touring Theatre present an exciting and accessible new translation of A Doll's House, Ibsen's groundbreaking play about marriage, money, and the freedom of women in the late 19th century. LIMITED TICKETS LEFT!

United We Stand

21st Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

1972: Townsend Productions tell the true events where building workers Des Warren and Eric Tomlinson (Ricky Tomlinson of 'The Royle Family') were imprisoned, in a national strike for better pay and conditions.

Fundraising for your university project, large or small

22nd Oct 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Arts Centre

Dr Ian Steadman is a fundraising consultant who has worked in Higher Education Fundraising for twenty years. As Director of Development at The Open University in Milton Keynes he secured the largest private gift in the history of the university: £2,75 million. He will present a 40-minute talk, followed by questions and discussion with the audience. Open to all.

In Secret

22nd Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Studio Theatre - The Arts Centre

Based on Émile Zola's scandalous novel, Thérèse Raquin, In Secret, set in the lower depths of 1860s Paris, is a tale of obsessive love, adultery and revenge.

Eric and Little Ern

23rd Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Featuring classic material, Eric and Little Ern is an affectionate, moving and fantastically funny homage to the greatest comedy double act that Britain has ever seen! Seats filling up !

Centre for Human Animal Studies Conference and Launch

25th Oct 2014 - 9:00am - 6:30pm

Edge Hill University

This inaugural conference will reflect the expansion and intellectual vibrancy in the fields of animal studies, critical animal studies, human-animal studies, and the science of animal emotion and cognition. It will also mark the official launch of CfHAS, the first centre of its kind in the UK.

Pearl of Africa Children's Choir

25th Oct 2014 - 7:00pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

The Internationally acclaimed Pearl of Africa Children's Choir return to the Arts Centre for an evening of uplifting traditional Ugandan song and dance. FREE event, donations welcomed.'SOLD OUT' Please contact the Box Office to go on the waiting list.

Assembly

28th Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Three works by choreographer Joe Moran, a fresh voice in British dance. Each a very different response to 'what can dance say, today?’

The Book Thief

29th Oct 2014 - 7:30pm

Studio Theatre - The Arts Centre

Based on the beloved international bestselling book, The Book Thief tells the story of an extraordinary, spirited young girl sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany. (Please note change of screening date from the brochure)

Life is a Minestrone: Dr Fred Pender

30th Oct 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Faculty of Health and Social Care

Fred Pender is an experienced educator and dietician, who has worked tirelessly in pursuit of the optimal patient experience. An advocate of food as therapy, he studies the role food and ingredients play in the maintenance of normal diet and lifestyle.

The Urban Folk Quartet

31st Oct 2014 - 8:00pm

Rose Theatre - The Arts Centre

Celtic dance forms, traditional song, and a folk ethos to embrace any and every influence, from funk grooves to middle-eastern melodies, afrobeat to north Indian rhythms.