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  • Making Books: Binding, Pages, Covers and Cuts

    Date: 05 April - 03 May 2016
    Venue: Bower Ashton Campus, UWE

    This evening course offers an introduction to book making and artists' books and is perfect for those who have little or no experience in bookbinding and artists' books, or who just need a refresher.

  • Cut it out: Laser Cutting For Fashion and Textiles

    Date: 06 April - 11 May 2016
    Venue: Bower Ashton Campus, UWE

    This new introductory course is for fashion and textile designers looking to incorporate the laser cutting process into their practice.

  • Morrison's Family Cook Off

    Date: 30 April 2016
    Venue: Morrison's supermarket, Hartcliffe, Peterson Ave, Bristol, BS13 0BE

    This is a family event with some of Bristol's leading chefs who will be preparing simple meals for the shoppers to taste.

  • How Music Affects Flavour

    Date: 02 May 2016
    Venue: The Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West St, Bristol BS2 0DF

    An interactive flavourful lecture on how music affects flavour, using EEG brain scanners, anti-anxiety tea and the world's rarest chocolate. We will be exploring the relationship between sound and flavour, focusing on how music influences flavour perceptions within the brain.

  • Language which Nourishes: Words which Feed Under Pain and Pressure

    Date: 03 May 2016
    Venue: Room 3AF013, 3rd Floor, Bush House (above the Arnolfini), 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA

    As part of Bristol Food Connections Festival this event takes a very different look at the topics of nourishment, food and alienation. In an infusion of performance poetry and discussion with the audience, the co-creators Alison Phipps, poet Tawona Sithole (University of Glasgow and Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network) and Jane Andrews (UWE Bristol) explore the themes of suffering and hope and the place of language in our personal and national histories.

  • Food Stories

    Date: 04 May 2016
    Venue: Bar Buvette, 31 Baldwin Street, BS1 1RG

    Part of Bristol Food Connections Festival, this event is inviting people to share in delicious food and stories about food that transformed their lives in some way. Be part of this special evening and connect with other people through two most human experiences - sharing food and storytelling.

  • “Dermis” An Exhibition Articulating the Textures and Character of Age and Skin Through Nineteenth Century Photographic

    Date: 04 May - 13 May 2016
    Venue: F Block Gallery, Bower Ashton Campus, UWE Bristol

    “Dermis” presents a selection of works prepared by Centre for Fine Print Research student Peter Moseley as part of his practice-based PhD project.

  • UWE Bristol Showstoppers and Singers

    Date: 09 May 2016
    Venue: UWE Frenchay Campus - Students' Union 1 (U Block)

    UWE Showstoppers and Vocal Soloists, with guest appearance from UWE Barbershop. Songs from Broadway to the West End.

  • End FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) - Summer Campaign Launch, Hosted by Empowering

    Date: 13 May 2016
    Venue: Room 1H16, Glenside Campus

    Join Empowering as they launch their summer campaign. This event aims to raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) and is the start of a summer-long campaign.

  • UWE Singers and Chamber Choir

    Date: 14 May 2016
    Venue: St John's Church, Keynsham - High Street, Keynsham, BS31 2BL

    UWE Singers and Chamber Choir: A varied programme of choral music, including Rutter 'Gloria'.

  • Family Fun Day

    Date: 14 May 2016
    Venue: Centre for Sport, UWE Bristol

    Join us at the Centre for Sport for our annual Family Fun Day.

  • Dr Peter Wardley - UWE Regional History Centre and MShed Seminar

    Date: 19 May 2016
    Venue: MShed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN

    Incarcerated in Bristol: An historical analysis of the inmates of Horfield Prison in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century

    On 8 April 1895 Sarah Ann Wakefield was discharged from Horfield Prison after completing a week's incarceration, with hard labour, for Drunk and Disorderly behaviour.

  • Project Zulu - Concert

    Date: 09 June 2016
    Venue: St George's Bristol - Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5RR

    Another energetic and uplifting concert by the Project Zulu choir - and joined by UWE's Sound of Soul.

  • Project Zulu 2016 Tour Finale Concert

    Date: 10 June 2016
    Venue: St George's Hall, Bristol

    Come along and watch this incredibly talented and inspiring group of young performers on the stage for the last time before returning to the Madadeni Township, South Africa.

  • Dr Madge Dresser - UWE Regional History Centre and MShed Seminar

    Date: 16 June 2016
    Venue: MShed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN

    The Elusive Lady Apsley

    Many people are unaware that Bristol's first woman M.P. was Lady Apsley who won Bristol Central in 1943 for the Conservatives after her husband, who had previously held the seat, had been killed in an air crash. Given the brevity of her parliamentary career (she lost her seat In 1945) and the circumstances which led to her election, it is tempting to dismiss her as a political lightweight of little significance.

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