Events

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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February 2017

APPLICANT DAY – FRIDAY 17 FEBRUARY

February 17 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
Free

We know that making your final university choices can be hard but we find the best way to help you decide is to come and visit us on one of our applicant days. These days are specially tailored to you. You will be able to attend an example of a typical first year session, meet your future friends and academic tutors, and sample some of the services we have on offer. Student advice and admissions will also be available for

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

February 23 @ 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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Archaeology Inaugural Lecture

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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‘Raising the Curtain on London's First Theatreland - Recent Archaeological Excavation of the Curtain Playhouse, Shoreditch’ Heather Knight (Senior Archaeologist, Museum of London Archaeology) Monday 27 February 2017. The Hardy Lecture Theatre, The Robert Hardy Building, Bishop Grosseteste University. 6pm with wine reception from 5pm onwards. All welcome. The Curtain playhouse was built c 1577 on the outskirts of the City of London and is one of the very earliest purpose built theatrical venues and operated as a place of

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March 2017

“All Quiet on the Western Front? Western Canadian Views of the Great War” – School of Humanities Research Seminar

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Prof Dr Martin Kuester (Phillips-Universität Marburg, Germany) presents “All Quiet on the Western Front? Western Canadian Views of the Great War”. 'The theme of World War I, of survival and victory of Canadian soldiers in the trenches of Europe, is a central and nation-building element in many 20th-century Canadian literary texts. In this talk, I will have a look at the views that (especially Western) Canadian writers – some surviving combatants, but mostly late 20th-century novelists and dramatists such as Margaret Laurence, Robert Kroetsch, Jack Hodgins and Vern

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Sites of conflict in Lincolnshire and the East Midlands

March 25 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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A free Bishop Grosseteste University/Battlefields Trust Conference looking at sites of conflict, particularly in Lincolnshire and the surrounding area, and discussing ways in which they may be preserved, studied and interpreted. The event will appeal to teachers and students of history and all those with an interest in local heritage and history. PROGRAMME: Magna Carta and beyond: sites of conflict in and around Lincolnshire Julian Humphrys Development Officer, Battlefields Trust Beyond the battlefield: castles and conflict in The Anarchy Dr

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April 2017

APPLICANT DAY – WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL

April 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
Free

We know that making your final university choices can be hard but we find the best way to help you decide is to come and visit us on one of our applicant days. These days are specially tailored to you. You will be able to attend an example of a typical first year session, meet your future friends and academic tutors, and sample some of the services we have on offer. Student advice and admissions will also be available for

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May 2017

APPLICANT DAY – FRIDAY 5 MAY

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
Free

We know that making your final university choices can be hard but we find the best way to help you decide is to come and visit us on one of our applicant days. These days are specially tailored to you. You will be able to attend an example of a typical first year session, meet your future friends and academic tutors, and sample some of the services we have on offer. Student advice and admissions will also be available for

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BGU Annual History Lecture 2017

May 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 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 2017 The Battle of Lincoln Wednesday 17 May 2017| 12.30pm The Annual History Lecture This event was originally established to mark the work of a historian at BG, Jim Johnston. Dr Johnston was a pioneer in the use of probate inventories. However, the main reason why a memorial lecture series began, following his death in 2007, was because he was an exceptional teacher. He came to

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Navi Chosen By Michael

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Navi is universally recognised as the world’s no. 1 Michael Jackson tribute. He is the only MJ tribute to have worked for Michael Jackson himself over a period of 17 years (1992-2009). Navi was used in promotion of albums and concerts as well as a decoy for Michael in public appearances. He is the only tribute to have been given a standing ovation by Michael Jackson himself. Navi has worked as an MJ tribute for over 25 years in a

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June 2017

The Private Lives of the Tudors

June 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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An audience with Tracy Borman presenting 'The Private Lives of the Tudors' Tracy Borman is a best-selling author and historian, specialising in the Tudor period. Her books include Elizabeth’s Women, which was Book of the Week on Radio 4, Thomas Cromwell: the untold story of Henry VIII’s most faithful servant, which was a Sunday Times bestseller, and most recently The Private Lives of the Tudors. This includes such gems as Henry VIII’s visit to Lincoln in 1541 with his fifth wife Catherine

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