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    Performance Final Year Festival

    18th Apr 2016 11:00am - 6th May 2016 5:00pm

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    As the final year students get ready to launch themselves into the professional world, join us as they celebrate their skills in a final performance festival.

    You’ll experience short bursts of creative energy that will take you out of...

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    Adelphi Brass Band

    20th Apr 2016 1:00pm-2:00pm

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    Conducted by final year elective students, the University of Salford Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Adelphi Brass Band combine to discover various aspects of their repertoire, with our final year student conductors continuing to develop their skills with...

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    Flight, Feathers and Quilt

    21st Apr 2016 4:00pm-6:00pm

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    The University Chancellor, Jackie Kay has curated the current exhibition on display at the Clifford Whitworth Library that includes work from the University of Salford’s art collection, as well as the display of a quilt created by the...

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    Alumni Week: Alumni Success Stories

    25th Apr 2016 1:00pm-4:00pm

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    Join us for a week of workshops and activities led by some of our alumni graduates. Find out what our School of Arts and Media graduates have gone on to do and see how you can receive support...

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    Alumni Week: Graduate Scholarship Scheme Launch

    26th Apr 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

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    Join us for the launch of this year's University Advancement Arts and Media Graduate Scholarship scheme, run in partnership with Islington Mill, Artwork Atelier, Hotbed Press and Castlefield Gallery.

    The scheme runs from October 2016 to October 2017...

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    Alumni Week: The Art of Freelancing

    27th Apr 2016 9:30am-5:00pm

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    Do you want to use your creative talents or skills gained from your course to make a living through freelancing or setting up in business? This event is an exclusive event for our students and graduates who are...

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    Brass and Wind Student Ensembles Concert

    27th Apr 2016 1:00pm-2:00pm

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    Performance students on the ensemble musicianship and performance programme have chance to form their own smaller ensembles in order to experience ‘chamber’ work and its specialist orientation.

    The ensembles are very much student led but also benefit...

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    The Mayor of Salford Charity Concert

    27th Apr 2016 7:00pm-9:00pm

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    The Salford University Big Band is extremely proud to support the Mayor of Salford’s Charities by providing the music for this special occasion. The band will play a broad range of repertoire from the 1940’s to more contemporary...

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    Alumni Week: Collaborative Research Market

    28th Apr 2016 1:00pm-3:00pm

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    Researchers from the Centre of Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy will present a series of five minute presentations on current projects or social challenges they are engaged with, in order to explore the potential for future...

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    Territorial Anxiety

    28th Apr 2016 6:00pm - 6th May 2016 4:30pm

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    Collaborative exhibition

    Master’s students from the University of Salford and Manchester Metropolitan University have come together in response to an exhibition at the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA), ‘The Best of Times, The Worst of Times’,...

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    The Daily Telegraph Academy Day

    3rd May 2016 12:00pm-5:30pm

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    What you need for a Career in the Media Industry

    This Academy Day, led by The Telegraph, will be focused on how to prepare for assessment days, offering behind-the-scenes insight and the practical skills students need to display to...

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    Politics and Contemporary History Symposium

    3rd May 2016 1:00pm-4:00pm

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    This symposium aims to showcase some of the best research undertaken by Level 6 Politics and Contemporary History (PCH) undergraduates in 2015-16.

    Students will present some of their key findings, based on their dissertations, with topics...

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    Level Six Self-Directed Projects

    3rd May 2016 2:00pm - 6th May 2016 9:00pm

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    Our final year performance students will present their major projects; a variety of diverse original dance performances spanning different styles and collaborations with other art forms.

    Each performance is approximately 15 minutes with a short break in-between...

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    Poetry Readings

    4th May 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm

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    Join our third year students from English Literature and Creative Writing for an afternoon of poetry readings. This will include a video performance of a new poem by our Chancellor and Writer in Residence, Jackie Kay.

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    Musical Arts Celebration Concert

    4th May 2016 7:00pm-8:30pm

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    Salford University Brass Band

    Conductor: Tom Davoren

    Salford University Symphonic Wind Ensemble Conducted by Dr Brett Baker

    Today’s special concert celebrates musical achievements within the Music and Dance Directorate and in this 40th anniversary year we...

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    Level Four Visual Arts Exhibition

    5th May 2016 5:00pm-9:00pm

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    End of year exhibition of artwork from students in their first year on BA (Hons) Visual Arts programme. The exhibition will feature a range of drawing, painting, sculpture, textile and video pieces.

    www.artworkgreengate.co.uk
    Art Work
    95 Greengate
    Salford
    M3 7NG

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    Pilot Light TV Festival

    6th May 2016 12:00pm - 7th May 2016 3:00pm

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    The very first edition of Pilot Light TV Festival arrives to University of Salford, HOME and Gorilla.

    Whilst the world of TV is now huge in pop culture, it is typically watched alone on the couch, so...

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    Chamber Music - Mozart’s Flute Quartet

    9th May 2016 5:45pm-6:45pm

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    This concert marks another instalment in our exciting chamber music series of concerts, curated in partnership between the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and ourselves at the University of Salford with support from Salford City Council and Salford Community Leisure.

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    The Mix - Staff Special

    11th May 2016 7:00pm-9:00pm

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    Back by popular demand! A mix of full-time and part-time staff of the Directorate, throw together another popular evening of music in this unique showcase, featuring a variety of styles from Trad to Funk.

    The Old Pint Pot
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    Performing Early Modern Plays at Salford

    13th May 2016 7:00pm-9:00pm

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    Re-imagining early modern drama at Salford! This is a unique event, which offers a rare opportunity to watch a 20 minute performance of an Elizabethan and Jacobean play - The White Devil by John Webster. And as if...

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    Ensemble Level 3/4 - Pop, Rock and Jazz

    16th May 2016 4:00pm - 20th May 2016 6:00pm

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    Four consecutive nights of back to back assessed performances from a talented diverse range of level three and four year student performing in pop, rock and jazz based bands from the Music Directorate.

    The Old Pint Pot
    Adelphi...

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    MA Classical Elective - Performers

    17th May 2016 11:00am-3:00pm

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    Performance elective music students present their final recital to an examination panel in an arena open to the public. Each programme will represent the culmination of their time here at Salford and their own personal development as performers.

    This...

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    Final Year Classical Elective Performers Recital

    18th May 2016 11:00am-4:00pm

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    Master’s students, specialising in music performance, present their final recital to an examination panel in an arena open to the public.

    This event is the climax to the ‘Negotiated Project’ module, where each performer has the...

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    Dance Master Classes with Gemma Nixon

    18th May 2016 1:00pm - 19th May 2016 4:00pm

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    Gemma’s career began with Scottish Dance Theatre and then she went on to join Rambert Dance Company where she performed in works by choreographers including Christopher Bruce and Javier De Frutos.

    Gemma has toured with the Russell...

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    Elective Conductors Final Performance

    19th May 2016 1:00pm-2:30pm

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    Adelphi Brass Band

    Under the direction and supervision of Dr Brett Baker, Dan Price and Tom Davoren, student conductors in the Music Directorate present their final performance which will take place in Peel Hall and is open for the...

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    Comedy Showcase

    19th May 2016 7:00pm-9:00pm

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    The comedy showcase will preview some of our final year student’s final work - from script to stand up!

    Book: www.comedy-showcase.eventbrite.co.uk

    DPL
    MediaCityUK
    Plot B4
    Salford Quays
    M50 2HE

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    Investigating Drawing Practice in the Expanded Field

    20th May 2016 4:30pm-7:00pm

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    Drawing Symposium

    This drawing workshop encourages artists to critically debate drawing practice in its widest sense through a practical three hour workshop and critical debate. This symposium is aimed at Masters level students and practicing artists. Participants should bring...

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    Music Directorate Ensemble Showcases

    23rd May 2016 2:00pm - 27th May 2016 8:00pm

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    The Music Directorate host their final year performance exams. These most talented students encapsulate three years of Pop, Jazz & Rock performance and song writing studies for a finale of live music that has caught the attention from...

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    Movement Stillness - A Scratch Performance

    23rd May 2016 7:00pm-9:00pm

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    Movement Stillness will present a scratch performance of our task-based performance. The scratch performance will draw from the work we have been creating surrounding everyday objects and tasks.

    With Jennifer Willett, Claire Wood, Ciara Tansey, Charlie...

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    Fashion Show

    24th May 2016 7:00pm-10:00pm

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    It’s that time again… The Class of 2016 fashion show!

    Working in partnership with Hotel Football, this will be a full showcase of the student’s collections and work!

    The evening event will also acknowledge and award the stand-out achievers from...

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    The Doors are Open

    25th May 2016 7:00pm - 26th May 2016 9:00pm

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    Over two nights, Performance students will showcase a selection of second and third year work – from Comedy to Physical Theatre and Devised Performance.

    Both evenings will showcase the diversity of practice and caliber of work...

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    Albert the Tank Tram: A Work-in-Progress Installation

    1st Jun 2016 12:00pm-4:00pm

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    This installation will showcase Albert The Tank Tram, as a focus for interdisciplinary collaboration within the University of Salford and with community performers.

    The School of Arts and Media is collaborating with the Tank Tram Society and the Manchester...

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    Print Made Exhibition

    2nd Jun 2016 6:00pm-8:00pm

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    John Powell Jones & Tim Isherwood exhibit new works produced individually and collaboratively.

    This collection utilises a variety of print making techniques to create limited edition artworks, and collaborative zines, using processes such as screenprinting, risography, linocutting and...

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    English and Creative Writing Showcase

    6th Jun 2016 10:00am-4:00pm

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    See the work of some of our talented creative writing students.

    With a chance to win a tinned story or a limited edition print, you’ll study some of our very short fiction and flash fiction on screens.
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    Creative Writing Showcase: MA and PhD students

    6th Jun 2016 2:00pm-9:00pm

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    Postgraduate Creative Writing students work at the edges of new and evolving practices. They engage with fundamental issues in the world around us, producing original creative writing in experimental and innovative forms.

    This showcase offers a snapshot of the...

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    Popcorn: Postgraduate Cinema

    8th Jun 2016 11:00am-12:30pm

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    A not-to-be-missed film screening of Postgraduate Media Production students' work with an introduction from a special mystery media industry guest speaker.

    We would be delighted if you could join us for popcorn and films!

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    Degree Show (Preview)

    9th Jun 2016 5:30pm - 17th Jun 2016 3:00pm

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    Preview: Thu 9 June, 5:30-9:00pm.

    The degree show celebrates the final year work from across Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Fashion: Image Making and Styling, Interior Design and Photography.

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    Animation and Computer Video Games Showcase

    9th Jun 2016 6:00pm - 17th Jun 2016 4:30pm

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    Join students from BA (Hons) Animation and Computer Video Games for an exhibition of print, artefact live games and show reels on the third floor space at the front of MediaCityUK.

    Preview: Thu 9 June
    Industry...

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    The BAFTARS

    10th Jun 2016 7:00pm-10:00pm

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    A high profile red carpet awards ceremony in the Digital Performance Lab at MediaCityUK, celebrating the creativity and talent of students studying on the BA Television and Radio degree - known as BATAR.

    At the BAFTARS, outstanding student work...

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    BBC Chamber Orchestra Event - Salford Pals

    13th Jun 2016 5:45pm-6:45pm

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    Another instalment in our exciting chamber music series of concerts, curated in partnership between the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and ourselves at the University of Salford with support from Salford City Council and Salford Community Leisure.

    Each concert will...

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    Music Celebration - Music Ensembles

    15th Jun 2016 7:00pm-8:00pm

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    The inaugural end of year celebration event, marking the achievements and highlights of 2015/16.

    This event includes the announcement and presentation of many awards, including the coveted Roy Newsome Conducting Prize, the Goff Richards Award, Geneva Instrument...

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    Student Awards Dinner

    17th Jun 2016 7:00pm-11:59pm

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    Recognising and celebrating the achievements of students from the School of Arts and Media

    This event is invitation only to students nominated for the awards. Attendees will also include a wide range of staff from the School and wider...

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