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November 2019

Portchester’s Prisoners of War

November 15, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Portchester Castle, Church Lane
Portchester, Fareham, PO16 9QW United Kingdom
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This discussion uncovers how new research on the remarkable stories of the prisoners of war at Portchester Castle inspired internationally renowned artist Elaine Mitchener to create a sound installation in the keep. You’ll find out how the experiences of 2000 black revolutionaries from the Caribbean intertwined with those from mainland France held there during the Napoleonic wars.

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Oxford Research Unwrapped

November 15, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Humanties Building, Woodstock Road
Oxford, OX2 6GG United Kingdom
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Come along to Radcliffe Humanities for a fantastic night of activities for all ages, bite-sized talks, stalls and games powered by research from across the University of Oxford. There will also be a spectacular light and sound installation magnificently projected onto the original Radcliffe Infirmary. This stunning free display is based on research from across the University of Oxford and uses the latest in technology of 3D mapping and projecting onto a building by the award winning artists from the…

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Sounds From the Gardens

November 16 - November 17
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill,
London, London SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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Come along to two days of activities exploring the sounds of the Horniman Museum and Gardens and our impact on the environment. On Saturday there will be soundwalks, field recordings, composition workshops and participatory live performance. This will be followed on Sunday by sound-art performances exploring environmental change that will be broadcast from the Bandstand. You can also access out-door sound installations throughout the weekend and sounds of the local ecosystem will be brought into the Museum's Natural History Gallery…

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Humanities Late

November 22, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Hansard Gallery, 142-144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, South East England SO14 7DU United Kingdom
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Visit the John Hansard Gallery in the centre of the city for a special late-opening event showcasing research from the humanities at the University of Southampton. Join researchers for the evening and explore a set of exciting and informative temporary installations, talks and workshops. The Gallery’s exhibition of 'Waves and Forms' by artist, and alumnus of Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton), Haroon Mirza will also be open beyond normal opening hours.  

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Unearthing Lowick Lime

November 22, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Baltic 39, Baltic 39's Experimental Studio
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne And Wear NE1 1EW United Kingdom
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Engage with our industrial heritage through this exhibition and workshop to experience material lime. Lowick, in rural North Northumberland, was once a significant site of lime production, with three major limestone quarries and eleven lime kilns that were active during the 19th century. Join us at Baltic 39 in Newcastle city centre to engage with artworks inspired by the region's industrial heritage, and learn from Lowick Heritage Group, who are working to conserve this important site. Led by artists Charles…

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Hands-On Humanities Day

November 23, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
John Hansard Gallery, 142-144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, South East England SO14 7DU United Kingdom
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Join researchers at the John Hansard Gallery, City Eye, Nuffield Southampton Theatre City and Solent Showcase in the centre of the city for a free family day suitable for all ages. The John Hansard Gallery’s exhibitions, Nuffield Southampton Theatre City and Solent Showcase will be open as usual, but for one day only you can also explore a wide variety of interactive activities, workshops, talks and exhibits that will give you an insight into the amazing Humanities research that takes…

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Moving Heaven and Earth

November 23, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 8RY United Kingdom
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Join the court of Charles I for an immersive experience recreating the sights, sounds and tastes of a royal banquet and theatrical entertainment at Bolsover Castle, with talks to find out more and craft activities for all the family. The festivities are led by Professor Angie Hobbs from the Department of Philosophy at The University of Sheffield and Dr Crosby Stevens, a freelance curator and conservator. Performances will take place at 11:00, 12:30 and 14:00. Please note: There will be…

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