Ingrid Pollard: Three Drops of Blood
Ingrid Pollard will be giving a talk at the University in conjunction with her solo exhibition of new work, Ingrid Pollard: Three Drops of Blood, showing at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton.
26 September 2022 19:00 - 20:30
A Clockwork Orange (18)
Introduced by cognitive neuroscientist Professor Jeremy Goslin. Disturbing, dystopian, confrontational and thought-provoking, there is no denying the power of Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange.
3 October 2022 19:00 - 21:30
HMS Amethyst and Wrecks in Plymouth Sound
Until recently, it was thought that the MHS Amethyst had been salvaged and little of the wreck remained, but recent discoveries by The SHIPS Project have proven otherwise.
4 October 2022 19:00 - 20:20
The Kaspar Hauser Experiment
The enigmatic true story of Kaspar Hauser, a person who lived with learning difficulties. The story confronts how as a society, and as individuals, we care for those most vulnerable.
5 October 2022 19:30 - 22:00
The Pianist (15)
Introduced by Dr Robert Taub, Arts Institute Director of Music. The Pianist is based on the autobiography of Polish pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman, who was playing Chopin’s Nocturne in C-sharp minor live on the air when the first German bombs fell.
10 October 2022 19:00 - 21:25
David Herd and Peter Gizzi
David Herd and Peter Gizzi poetry reading at the University of Plymouth.
11 October 2022 19:00 - 20:30
Romantic Piano brings together expressive, intimate, passionate and exciting music.
15 October 2022 19:00 - 21:30
FILM: Wayfinder (PG)
Director Larry Achiampong. Wayfinder (2022) is Achiampong’s most ambitious film to date. Set in a pandemic, it follows the Wanderer, a young girl played by Perside Rodrigues, on an intrepid journey across England.
17 October 2022 19:00 - 20:30
Trees, masculinity and national identity in American art and writing, c. 1820-1870
In this talk, Professor Payne considers how far this interest in the trees of the wilderness was an expression of ideas about national identity and masculinity.
18 October 2022 19:00 - 20:20
Song Without End (U)
Introduced by Dr Robert Taub, Arts Institute Director of Music. This biopic tells the story of Hungarian pianist Franz Liszt, exploring the effect his reckless romantic affairs had on his musical career.
31 October 2022 19:00 - 21:25
BITESIZE: Looting ancient world artefacts: art trafficking, museums and the law
In this talk, Jenny Graham will introduce the international, illicit trade in art and archaeological objects from Egypt, Greece and Italy, from the 1970s to the present.
2 November 2022 13:00 - 13:45
Introduced by neuroscientist, Dr Elsa Fouragnan. Awakenings is the fictionalised account of Dr Oliver Sach’s memoir of his work as a doctor who uses an experimental drug to ‘awaken’ the catatonic victims of a rare disease beginning with Leonard.
7 November 2022 19:00 - 21:00
The 1922 General Election, the Birth of Modern British Elections and the Attempt to Manage its Outcome
The talk with Dr Bennett reveals a very different picture of the 1922 election. A reality of a political intrigue to try and manage the election's outcome by two of the party leaders.
8 November 2022 19:00 - 20:30
Mathilde Milwidsky continues our inaugural Musica Viva season in Levinsky Hall with an imaginative programme of exciting violin works – both solo and collaborative.
12 November 2022 19:00 - 21:30
The Devil’s Violinist (15)
Classical-pop violinist David Garrett brings an electrifying musical authenticity to the lead role as the virtuoso who had such prodigious musical talent, he was believed to have struck a deal with the devil.
14 November 2022 19:00 - 21:20
Drawing fire: Linda Kitson
Join Dr Jayne Buchanan as she explores the work of the British artist Linda Kitson, who was commissioned by the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in April 1982 to document the conflict in the Falklands Islands.
15 November 2022 19:00 - 20:30
TALK: Lost Libraries of The Silk Road: A Talk by Abigail Reynolds
In this talk Abigail Reynolds will share details about the libraries, the inspiration for her journey and images that feature in the book she produced.
17 November 2022 19:00 - 20:30
FILM: Passing Through
A programme of short films created by artists and film-makers of southwest Britain, curated and presented by Kayla Parker. Screening followed by Q&A discussion.
21 November 2022 19:00 - 20:30
Book Launch: Rosemarie Corlett and William Telford
Rosemarie Corlett and William Telford launch their books 'Flightless Bird' and 'How Love Works'.
22 November 2022 19:00 - 20:30
Introduced by Dr Robert Taub, Arts Institute Director of Music. As a child piano prodigy, David Helfgott's extraordinary life is intelligently charted in this beautifully moving film.
28 November 2022 19:00 - 20:45
Inside Out (U)
Introduced by cognitive psychologist Dr Chris Longmore. Riley is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco.
5 December 2022 19:00 - 20:35
BITESIZE: Hidden Gems: Little-known Highlights of the University of Plymouth Special Collections
In response to Abigail Reynold's work When Words Are Forgotten in British Art Show 9, we are delighted to offer this rare opportunity to view the University of Plymouth library's Special Collections, led by Information Specialist Nicola Tricker.
7 December 2022 13:00 - 13:45
University of Plymouth Choral Society Christmas Concert
Join the University of Plymouth Choral Society for a concert of seasonal music. In a musical celebration of Christmas there will be carols for all and a popular selection of seasonal choral and instrumental masterpieces.
10 December 2022 19:30 - 21:10
University of Plymouth Carol Service
Get into the festive spirit and join the University of Plymouth Pastoral and Spiritual Support Centre for their annual Christmas Carol Service.
13 December 2022 19:00 - 20:00
British Art Show 9
Held every five years to showcase work of British artists who have made a significant contribution to international contemporary art, the ninth British Art Show (BAS9) returns to Plymouth.
8 October 2022 - 23 December 2022