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October 2018

Public Reading of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

October 31 @ 8:45 am - 10:00 am
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Date: 31 October 2018 - Start: 8:45am Location: The Chapel (BGU) Open to all! Come and join in the public reading of Shelley's novel. Bring the Oxford World's Classic Edition of the 1818 text. The first ten students to register for the event will be given a free copy at the reading. This is a drop in event, the reading runs until the novel is finished. Everyone reads a page and thus contributes to a global event. To register please…

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November 2018

English@BGU Guest Lecture

November 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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'Hereditary Heartlands: Yorkshire and the House of York in Shakespearean Drama’ Dr Richard Stacey (University of Glasgow) In the history plays which stormed the stage in the 1590s, the members of the House of York stood out above all others for their cruelty, ambition and sheer bloody-mindedness. Hailing from the North, the Yorkists grabbed the crown from their Lancastrian rivals before murdering each other in a startling display of kin-killing. As heirs to the seat of York, Edward IV and…

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Winning the Vote: Equal Rights Past and Future

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Through debating workshops, talks and discussions facilitated by a team of staff and students of the School of Humanities, we will question the right to vote, what it means to vote in our society today by looking at the history of suffrage to examine ideals of democracy, equality, and citizenship and asking: who should vote? Is the vote a right or a duty? When is one ready to vote? These and other questions will be explored with secondary-school students through…

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Janusz Piotrowicz: Chopin Charity Recital

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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As a schoolboy, Janusz Piotrowicz made his piano concerto début in Windsor Castle with Rachmaninov 3, and his London recital début with Chopin’s 2nd and 3rd Sonatas and the Brahms Paganini Variations. After winning the Nawrocki Prize for the most poetic interpreter in the 1975 Warsaw International Chopin Piano Competition, he launched his international career, giving up to 300 performances a year, and staging three-part epic recital programmes, which included Chopin’s Four Ballades, Four Scherzos and Twenty-four Preludes, as well…

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School of Humanities Research Seminar: ‘Muck & Class: Money, Identity & Social Politics in Mrs. Gore’s “The Two Aristocracies” (1857)’

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Wed 21st November (1-2pm): Hardy Seminar 4 (Hardy Building) Dr Keith Linley (BGU): ‘Muck & Class: Money, Identity & Social Politics in Mrs. Gore’s “The Two Aristocracies” (1857)’ This paper explores the various social, personal, political and economic interfaces encountered in Mrs Gore’s 1857 novel. Referencing de Tocqueville’s identification of the new aristocracy of the capitalist Industrial entrepreneur, it considers the uneasy meeting of old landed families with the new power of a successful middle class seeking political status and…

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December 2018

Christmas Extravaganza

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come and join us at our Christmas Extravaganza on Sunday 2nd December between 10am and 2pm in the Robert Hardy Building at Bishop Grosseteste University. Receive a gift from Santa! Post your letters to Santa in the North Pole Watch our fun Christmassy Puppet Shows Be amazed by our Magic Show Learn how to juggle and much more in our Circus Workshop Get your face painted for free Get colouring at our Christmassy Colouring Table Plus Free Parking Tickets are…

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Christmas Carol Service

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lincoln Cathedral, Minster YardLincoln LN2 1PX United Kingdom + Google Map

Looking Into The Future Tuesday 11 December 2018 2.00pm in Lincoln Cathedral You are invited to join BGU Staff and Students for their Annual Carol Service in the spectacular surroundings of St Hugh’s Choir in Lincoln Cathedral.  This year’s theme of “Looking into the Future” draws together the great Advent themes of the signs that point to the coming of the Saviour, with a foretaste of the Christmas Joy.  The collection at the service will be divided between the BGU…

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School of Humanities Research Seminar: ‘Parliamentary Surveillance in the English Civil War: The Case of the “Committee for Plundered Ministers”’

December 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Wed 19th December (1-2pm): John Tomlinson (Skinner Building) Dr Gary Rivett (York St John): ‘Parliamentary Surveillance in the English Civil War: The Case of the “Committee for Plundered Ministers”’ All talks are free to attend; refreshments provided. 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 2019

School of Humanities Research Seminar: ‘Adapting to Climate Change: A Pacific Example’

February 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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Wed 6th February (1-2pm): CSH 1 (Constance Stewart Building) Dr Sarah Hemstock (BGU): ‘Adapting to Climate Change: A Pacific Example’ All talks are free to attend; refreshments provided. 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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The All New Jersey Guys

February 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Venue, Bishop Grosseteste UniversityLongdales Road
Lincoln, LN1 3DY United Kingdom
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The All New Jersey Guys come to BGU! Paying tribute to the greatest hits of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. One of the UKs leading tribute productions. All the style and hits of one of the USA’s greatest ever bands. Tickets are £12 each and can be purchased at: https://ecommerce.bishopg.ac.uk/product-catalogue/events-and-alumni-department/events For further details please contact the Events Office on 01522 585635 All funds raised at this event will go to the BGU Foundation Fund - enhancing the student experience and…

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