Founders of London International Festival of Theatre return to University of Warwick for honorary degrees
Theatre producers and champions of the arts Lucy Neal and Rose Fenton emphasised the ‘critical’ role of arts venues in society as they were awarded honorary degrees from the University of Warwick this week.
The University of Warwick has been chosen to host eleven of 2019’s Leverhulme Early Career Fellows – just under ten per cent of the national total. Early Career Fellowships are awarded to enable young researchers to undertake a research project, under the supervision of a Warwick academic mentor, which will lead to publishable results and help them get a foothold on the academic career ladder.
Artists will attempt to explain the concept of time through the medium of dance, theatre and performance art this week, as part of a research project lead by the University of Warwick.
Today we associate sharing ghost stories round a fire with Hallowe'en - but for the Victorians, a spine-chilling tale in front of the hearth was an essential Christmas tradition. It's one of which Charles Dickens was a master. But were his tales drawn from imagination...or from real life? Dr Fabio Camilletti from Warwick’s School of Modern Languages and Cultures investigates one possible source of Dickens' terrifying Christmas tales.
The third annual Kenilworth Arts Festival kicks off this week, bringing ten days of intimate gigs, readings, talks, workshops and children’s activities to the town.