Events

Forthcoming events

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 19:30

A piano concert in aid of the Olympias Music Foundation with Patrick Hemmerle

Programme:

Bach Italian Concerto

Bach-Busoni Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland

Bach-Hess Jesus Joy of Man's Desire

Bach Toccata in D Major
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 19:45

Dress to Impress in the Middle Ages

Lluís To Figueras
Senior Lecturer in Medieval history, University of Girona

In pre-industrial Europe where clothing was extremely codified and full of symbolic meaning, there was also space for individual choice and emulation, two fundamental aspects in a consumerism society. Evidence from wedding trousseaus shows how anxiety about cloth and...

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Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 13:30

Speaker: Andreas Jucker

The discourse of im/politeness in eighteenth-century English literature

The eighteenth-century in England has been called the Age of Politeness.

Educational plays and epistolary novels of this time provide a particularly rich source of data for the language historian to uncover the discourse of politeness (and impoliteness). The examples presented in...

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Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 17:30

Paradigm Shift in Biology

Professor Michael Hall, microbiologist, a pioneer in the fields of TOR signalling and cell growth control will deliver this year's annual King Lecture....

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Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 16:00

The internationally renowned Fitzwilliam String Quartet visit Clare Hall to play one of Schubert's greatest and most moving string quartets. Having worked with Shostakovich in his last years, they have a unique insight into his music and present one of his most personal works, together with the lyrical and evocative Sea-cradling by Jeremy Thurlow, a composer they have worked with over...

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