Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Thu 23 Feb 2017,
New student collaborations (St Anne’s, St Hilda’s and the Ruskin School of Art)
Fun family-friendly concerts
Performing the works of Haydn, Beethoven and Mendelssohn
The Festival’s participants take to the stage with fresh guidance from the world’s most esteemed pianists echoing in their ears. Be sure not to miss t...
Fun family-friendly concert
Recital of Russian contemporary pieces plus works by Shostakovich PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6:45pm
Sorabji’s 4-hour masterpiece performed in 3 parts. PRE-CONCERT TALK at 2:30pm
Debussy Cello Sonata plus works by Honegger, Caplet and Ravel PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6:45pm
Catch a Rocketful of Space Poems SCRIBBLERS IN SPACE BLAST OFF WITH: John Foster – he’s a poet and h...
What sort of mother sends her daughter out into a forest where there are wolves?
And what does Granny do all day in her cottage? (Little) Red Riding Hood is not perhaps the innocent story of girlhood morality it might seem; Nick Swarbrick brings together the folklore of the forest and his own interest in wolves to help get through the thickets of this multi-layered story of betrayal, survival and why sneaky is Best.
This is a collaborative event with Oxford Brookes University.
Nick Swarbrick is a Principal Lecturer in the School of Education, lecturing on subjects as diverse as children’s spirituality and outdoor play. His research looks at picture books as a lens on contemporary issues: he has recently published a short study on fatherhood in the works of Antony Browne and Jill Murphy, with his colleague Mat Tobin.