Following the award of UK City of Culture 2025 to Bradford, a new report released today by the University of Warwick details how and why arts and humanities research can add value to the UK City of Culture programme and inform future campaigns.
Where could you learn the choreography from Bridgerton, try your hand at stage combat and witness the skill and thrill of aerial acrobatics? All this and more will be on offer as part of FAB Fest – an event celebrating the University of Warwick’s brand new Faculty of Arts Building (FAB), taking place on Friday 20 May.
The contribution of British Black and Asian actors to Shakespearean theatre in the UK is celebrated in a new book by Warwick researcher Dr Jami Rogers. Starting with the pioneering residency of the US actor Ira Aldridge in Coventry in 1828, Rogers sets out to trace the history of those performers of colour who followed Aldridge onto UK stages and whose contributions to British Shakespeare have largely gone unacknowledged.
Coventry residents invited to travel back in time with Coventry on TV, the latest event from the Ghost Town TV archives project
Coventry residents will be able to travel back in time thanks to an exclusive compilation of archive TV news and other documentary footage, brought together by researchers at the University of Warwick, and on show for three days in the city centre. Theatre Absolute’s Shop Front Theatre in City Arcade will host the unique newsreel from Thursday 14 April until Saturday 16th.
New scientific analysis of the composition of Roman denarii has brought fresh understanding to a financial crisis briefly mentioned by the Roman statesman and writer Marcus Tullius Cicero in his essay on moral leadership, De Officiis, and solved a longstanding historical debate.