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Warwick Presents

Warwick Presents

Food, activities, arts & music

Experience a rolling programme of themes, events, activities and entertainment. A packed calendar happening each term, all provided with safety in mind.

Stay up to date with safety at Warwick.

Warwick Presents is funded by Campus Activation Plan. Events run by Warwick Presents unless stated.

Culture Cycle at Culture Fest

As part of CultureFest, the Warwick Institute of Engagement is supporting staff and students from across the university to deliver Culture Cycle – a mix of historic Coventry (cycling) and historic Leamington Spa (stained glass) in the form of a participatory art installation focused on what people consider to be their culture.

Brought to you by WIE

  • Sat 6 Aug - Sun 7 Aug 2022
  • 10am-4:30pm
  • Free events
  • Active | Creative
  • Various

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Student Ticket Offers

Warwick Arts Centre's new season 2022 has launched with lots of free and discounted student tickets to explore including £5 cinema tickets, free tickets to Orchestral performances, music events, workshops and artist talks. Check out the student section of WAC's website for more.

Brought to you by Warwick Arts Centre

  • Ongoing
  • Various
  • £5
  • Entertainment | Indoor
  • Warwick Arts Centre

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one small step

We proudly present 'one small step', our running podcast, created by Highly Sprung, to motivate and inspire you to get out onto campus, or wherever you are, whatever your running experience. Full of stories from runners from all over about how donning their trainers has impacted their lives, from being chased by dogs to gaining the self-confidence to change their career.

  • Forever
  • Any time is running time!
  • Free download
  • Active | Outdoor or on the treadmill
  • Wherever you want to run

Listen on Spotify

Global connection events

A range of events to connect with other students from around the world.

Brought to you by Global Connections

  • Various
  • Free events
  • Entertainment | Indoor
  • Digital

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Don't get bored, get board!

We have dropped a bunch of Big Potato games at 6 locations on campus for you to meet up for some analogue fun in this crazy digital world. Learn Klask, Don't Get Got and Muffin Time plus many more silly boxes of fun!

The locations are : Benefactors Ground Floor, Bluebell Social Space, Chaplaincy Christmas Lounge, Cryfield Village Hall, Lakeside Residencies Hub and Westwood Social Space.

  • Now
  • Free event
  • Entertainment | Indoor
  • See above

How to play

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Sculpture Trail

So you think you've seen all the sculptures on campus? I bet there is at least one hiding in plain sight. Grab a map from Warwick Arts Centre or download and get seeking!

Brought to you by Warwick Arts Centre

  • Ongoing
  • Various
  • Free
  • Culture | Exercise | Outdoor
  • Warwick Arts Centre

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University sport leagues

Various free sport leagues for University of Warwick students and staff. For all abilities.

Brought to you by Warwick Sport

  • Ongoing
  • Free event
  • Active | Outdoor
  • Campus

Join a league

Rock up & Play sport sessions

Take part in a variety of sport sessions to keep fit and make new friends. A free programme of sports and activities including Badminton, Floorball, Ultimate Frisbee, Football and Volleyball. Running throughout the Christmas vacation period.

Brought to you by Warwick Sport

  • Ongoing
  • Free event
  • Active | Outdoor
  • Campus

Discover Rock up & Play

Geocaching

A treasure hunt for the digital generation. Enjoy the freedom of being outside and discovering new places.

  • Ongoing
  • Free event
  • Active | Outdoor
  • Campus

Start your hunt

Other free local events and activities

Grown Up In Britain - 100 Years Of Teenage Kicks

Grown Up In Britain - 100 Years Of Teenage Kicks

Curated by and drawn from the vast photographic collections of the Museum of Youth Culture, the exhibition is centred around public submissions representing people’s personal experiences of being young from across the UK, collected as part of the Museum’s ongoing Grown up in Britain campaign.

Brought to you by The Herbert

  • 1 July 2022 - 12 Feb 2023
  • Free
  • Culture | Indoor
  • The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

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Coventry Banner

The Coventry Banner, born out of the Turner Prize 2021 and the collaborative actions of Array Collective (Turner Prize 2021 winners), has encouraged communities in Coventry and beyond to create textile art where their personal messages and reflections on the world around them can be visually communicated.

Brought to you by The Herbert

  • 13 May - 11 Sep 2022
  • Free
  • Culture | Indoor
  • The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

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Lavender

Warwickshire Lavender Farm

The Lavender field is open now until early August!

Parking is free, and you can pay on the day in the cafe for access to the field and picnic areas.

Brought to you by Warwickshire Lavender Farm

  • Weds - Sun
  • 10:30am-4:30pm
  • £4
  • Nature | Outdoor
  • The Warwickshire Lavender Farm

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Leamington food fest

Leamington Food and Drink Festival

Head to Leamington's Food and Drink Festival to celebrate the very best of local food, drink and produce. There will be something to suit all tastes at this year’s event as well as live music!

Brought to you by Leamington Food Festival

  • 10 Sep - 11 Sep 2022
  • 10am-6pm
  • Free - no tickets required
  • Culture | Outdoor
  • Pump Room Gardens, Royal Leamington Spa

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Machine Memoirs: Space

Machine Memoirs: Space

The product of a long-term collaboration with NASA, the exhibition uses artificial intelligence to reimagine two million publicly available images taken by satellite and telescopes, transporting visitors from the centre of Coventry to the deepest regions of outer space. This will be a 360 degree experience, with a futuristic display that captures the beauty and spectacle of space in waves of colour and light.

Brought to you by City of Culture

  • 29 June - 4 Sep 2022
  • From £5
  • Culture | Indoor
  • The Reel Store, Telegraph Hotel

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Walk With Me

Talking Birds’ popular family-friendly audio tours return, and this time you can enjoy these funny and informative guided trails any time using your smartphone or tablet (headphones required). An actor-guide will take you on a trail of the unexpected and help you tune in to the sounds of Coventry’s past, present and - who knows?…

Brought to you by Talking Birds

  • Ongoing
  • Any time
  • Free
  • Entertainment | Outdoor
  • Spon End, Stoke, Naul's Mill Park

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Your safety

  • Stay up to date with the latest safety at Warwick information.
  • Face coverings must be worn at all times in indoor/dwell spaces.