(You can find part 1 of this segment here, which covers the first half of the month.)
With so many events going on, I actually needed to split this into two parts! So, if you’re planning ahead for mid-late February, here’s my personal picks for Arts Centre events!
16th Feb 2018, 2:30pm
A personal account of untold history told through the lens of South African social history and black South African identities. Mxoli Norman’s play uses jazz to explore the relationship between father and son and is a poetic telling of a powerful story. TICKETS are FREE!
If you wanted to watch a play that combines a deep story and amazing music, I could not reccomend this more! Also, FREE TICKETS!
17th Feb 2018, 8:00pm
I’m A Celebrity… 2016 runner-up, international globetrotter, English Comedian of the Year finalist and SKINS contributor Joel Dommett is known for reducing sell out audiences into bouts of uncontrollable laughter. NOT TO BE MISSED!
It’s not only at special SU ights that you get to meet famous people! Plus, if you love a bit of comedy, here’s your fix!
19th Feb 2018, 7:30pm
Reverb is a monthly interdisciplinary spoken word and open mic event featuring established writers and artists and providing an opportunity for emerging writers to present new work. FREE, just turn up!
If you enjoy listening to writers reading out their work – both established and emerging alike – then attend and show your support!
UK Launch of the Oxford Handbook of Arts and Wellbeing
23rd Feb 2018, 9:30am
Professor Vicky Karkou holds a Chair of Dance at Edge Hill University leading the research theme of arts and wellbeing. A qualified dance teacher, researcher and dance movement psychotherapist, she has lengthy experience of working with diverse clinical populations in different settings. FREE EVENT
Launch events seem to be plentiful at Edge Hill – if you wanna be one of the first, here’s one on your doorstep!
Jazz in The Red Bar
26th Feb 2018, 8:00pm
The Red Bar transforms into a cabaret style jazz club for The Phil Shotton Quartet. Join us for jazz standards from the 1930’s onwards and popular songs from the American songbook – swing music at its best! FREE – just turn up!
The second of this event in as many months, if you enjoy a good ol’ bit of Jazz, then mosey on down!
Even with all the events discussed in the two parts of this series, there are many more events going on! (Madness, I know!)
If none of the events here excite you, you can find the full list here!