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Events are a large part of life here at the university and we believe that our entertainment, lectures and debates should be open for everyone to enjoy and join in with. We host a wide range of events though out the year so we are sure there is something for everyone. We hope to see you soon!

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November 2017

BISHOP GROSSETESTE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION DEGREE & PROGRESSION ROUTE OPEN EVENING – THURSDAY 23 NOVEMBER

November 23, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
Free

If you are considering one of our Foundation Degrees or Progression routes, then come along to our open evening to find out more. It will give you the opportunity to find out more about our courses through meeting our academic staff and current students. Members of staff from our Student Support and Admissions teams will be on hand to answer your queries. More details will be sent nearer the event. If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact

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December 2017

Bishop Grosseteste University Christmas Carol Service

December 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lincoln Cathedral, Minster YardLincoln LN2 1PX United Kingdom + Google Map

Tuesday 5 December 2017 2.00pm St Hugh’s Choir, Lincoln Cathedral Free admission, all welcome. You are invited to join BGU students, staff and their families for the annual Carol Service in the spectacular, candlelit surroundings of St Hugh's Choir in Lincoln Cathedral. The collection at the service will be divided between the BGU staff and Students' Union charities. This year's theme of "Light in the Darkness" draws together the great advent themes of the signs that point to the coming

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‘Weaponizing Cinema: Visual Intelligence, the OSS Field Photographic Unit , and the Logistics of Perception in World War II’

December 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Wed 13th December (1-2pm): Hardy Seminar Room 4 (Hardy Building) Dr Simon Willmetts (University of Hull): ‘Weaponizing Cinema: Visual Intelligence, the OSS Field Photographic Unit , and the Logistics of Perception in World War II’ For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History) robert.vonfriedeburg@bishopg.ac.uk

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February 2018

School of Humanities Research Seminar: ‘Magna Charta: Law, Liberty and Myth’

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Dr Alexander Lock (British Library) Wednesday February 7 2018 1-2pm Hardy Seminar Room 4 (Robert Hardy Building) (Light refreshments offered) This paper will briefly outline the medieval origins and background to the sealing of the Great Charter in 1215 before going on to explore how the document has been interpreted, used, and appropriated by politicians, churchmen, revolutionaries, and lawyers from the sixteenth century to the present. Predominantly focussing on Magna Carta’s political uses in the British Isles, this paper will

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March 2018

Death and Photography on Stage: Bram Stoker, Theatrical Culture and the Visual Heritage of the Vampire – School of Humanities Research Seminar

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Wed 14th March (1-2 pm): Hardy Seminar Room 4 (Hardy Building) Dr Emily Ennis (University of Leeds): ‘Death and Photography on Stage: Bram Stoker, Theatrical Culture and the Visual Heritage of the Vampire' No booking required. For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History) robert.vonfriedeburg@bishopg.ac.uk

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April 2018

An Evening with Mistress Nell Gwynne

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Venue, Bishop Grosseteste UniversityLongdales Road
Lincoln, LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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To book tickets for upcoming events at BGU please click here. Lesley Smith (Curator of Tutbury Castle) 7.30pm Thursday 12 April 2018 The Venue, Bishop Grosseteste University Following the sell-out event ‘Sex and the Tudors’, don’t miss this chance to see the world renowned Lesley Smith return to the Venue for an evening with Nell Gwynne. Strictly for over 16’s only!  She can be bawdy at times, so be prepared! Nell Gwynne was the mistress of Charles II and for

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May 2018

The RAF in Two World Wars – BGU Annual History Lecture 2018

May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Bishop Grosseteste University invite you to join us for the BGU Annual History Lecture 2018 in the Robert Hardy Building on Wednesday 2nd May 2018. The RAF in Two World Wars To mark the centenary of the RAF, Professor Richard Overy will explore the history of British air power in two world wars, focusing on the creation of the RAF in 1918 and the extent to which the circumstances of its birth dictated the direction air strategy would subsequently take

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The Death Conference: Creative Responses to Death and Dying

May 4 - May 6
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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The Death Conference: Creative Responses to Death and Dying The 2018 Death Conference at BGU, an event which is now in its second year, will again engage with creative responses to death and dying. This year the focus is on the business of death. The event is a prelude to Dying Matters Awareness Week (14-20 May 2018), culminating in a Death Café, organised by St. Barnabas Hospice in Lincoln on the Sunday. Building on the success of the 2017 Death

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The Difficult Dead: Postwar Encounters with the Nazi Corpse – School of Humanities Research Seminar

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Wed 16th May (1-2pm): Hardy Seminar Room 4 (Hardy Building) Dr Caroline Sharples (University of Central Lancashire): ‘The Difficult Dead: Postwar Encounters with the Nazi Corpse’ No booking required. For further information, please contact the convenor: Dr R C F von Friedeburg (Reader in History) robert.vonfriedeburg@bishopg.ac.uk

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Lee Lard: Peter Kay’s No. 1 Comedy Tribute

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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To book tickets for upcoming events at BGU please click here. Now in his 10th year, and with over 2500 performances under his belt, Lee Lard is still being voted the most popular comedy tribute act in the UK! Lee’s outstanding tribute to Bolton’s funny man, Peter Kay, has now been enjoyed by thousands of fans throughout the UK and abroad, and is as popular now as ever continuing to ‘sell out’ wherever he goes! Delivering his own hilarious ‘Peter

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