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Faculty of Arts Building (FAB) Opening Ceremony and FAB Fest - Friday 20 May

FAB Fest

Friday 20 May, 12pm - 5pm

Students, staff and members of the local community are invited to the official opening of the Faculty of Arts Building (FAB) taking place at midday on Friday, 20 May. The opening ceremony, where a festive glass of fizz will be provided for all guests, will be followed by FAB Fest – a festival celebrating the arts at Warwick.

FAB Fest is an afternoon of workshops, activities, performances and other events taking place right across the building and spilling out onto Senate House Lawn and the other green spaces in the vicinity. View the schedule to see what will be happening on the day.

If you’re planning to attend, please register your interestLink opens in a new window in the event, so that we can cater for as many of our attendees as possible.

Please note that some activities will also require a booking. These events will have a booking link alongside their description on the activity scheduleLink opens in a new window.

Photo credit: Hufton + Crow

This programme of events will be delivered by academic staff, students, alumni and guest practitioners. They include:

  • Printmaking workshops
  • Poetry workshops
  • Film screenings
  • Virtual Reality Art
  • Dance and music performances
  • Bridgerton dance workshops
  • Roman cookery demonstrations
  • Escape Room Experiences
  • A showcase of the Antiquities Room
  • Gems from the collection of the Modern Records Centre
  • Tours of the building and the building’s artworks
  • Learning Latin Classes and much more

Please note that some activities will require a booking. These events will have a booking link alongside their description on the activity scheduleLink opens in a new window.

Like what you see? Please also register your interestLink opens in a new window so we can cater for as many attendees as possible.

Find out more about the new Faculty of Arts Building.

Resonance by Raymond Antrobus

Hear University Curator, Sarah Shalgosky, explain more about the poem, Resonance by Raymond Antrobus, currently on display in the Faculty of Arts Building and commissioned thanks to a gift from Lady Doris Butterworth.

Photography and filming notice

Please note that we’ll be taking photos and filming at the event. If you don’t want us to capture your image please tell our camera operators on the day.

The photos and film footage will be used by the University of Warwick. Your image might appear on social media, website, or print in stories about the event, and other future University materials.

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