- UWE's Annual Miniature Print Exhibition 2014
Date: 24 November - 28 February 2015
Venue: Foyles, Cabot Circus, Bristol
Staff and MA Print students from the School of Art and Design, University of the West of England, produce an annual show of limited edition prints. The Miniprint exhibition is designed as a print exchange between artists, as well as creating an archive collection for students to refer to.
- Current Issues in Human Trafficking
Date: 02 December 2014
Venue: Room 3B064, Frenchay Campus
Human trafficking is a large scale and lucrative phenomenon which requires domestic and international action in order to be effectively tackled. The UK is a source, transit and destination country for victims of trafficking, and combatting this phenomenon raises a multitude of issues including investigation and prosecution of trafficking activity, and the identification, protection and support of victims. Our speakers at this event, Bernie Gravett and Andrew Desmond, have direct experience in the fight against trafficking and are coming to UWE to offer unique perspectives on their experiences.
- Access all Areas with The BLOODHOUND SSC
Date: 02 December 2014
Venue: The Bloodhound Technical Centre, UNIT 3, Avonbridge Trading estate, Atlantic Road, Bristol, BS11 9QD
Engineered in Bristol, a car designed using science and maths to reach a record speed of 1000mph.
Join us for a unique business networking event with our member company BLOODHOUND SSC. This is an opportunity for Business West Chamber and Initiative members to meet inside the workshop of The BLOODHOUND where you will be given a chance to see this mysterious racing car in the making and learn how you can get involved.
- Solitary Objects, Collaborative Making
Date: 04 December - 05 December 2014
Venue: Bower Ashton Campus, UWE
Please join us for the preview and launch of Solitaire in the Bower Ashton Gallery.
- UWE Karl Jenkins 'Requiem'
Date: 06 December 2014
Venue: Colston Hall - Colston Street, Bristol, BS1 5AR
UWE Singers and Symphony Orchestra perform a popular and poignant all-British programme of music: Malcolm Arnold 'Cornish Dances', Edward Elgar 'Enigma Variations', Adrian Hull 'Virion' (world premiere) and Karl Jenkins 'Requiem.'
- Mayor's Question Time
Date: 10 December 2014
Venue: UWE Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Stapleton, Bristol BS16 1DD
The Mayor's Question Time events are designed for Bristol citizens to pose questions to the Mayor. They cover a range of different topics of interest to the audience. Mayoral Question Times are presented by an independent facilitator who selects a range of questions from attendees just before the event. This event is free and open to all, pre-registration is required.
- UWE Christmas Carol Service - Joy to the World
Date: 11 December 2014
Venue: Bristol Cathedral
UWE's annual Christmas Carol Service in the beautiful setting of Bristol Cathedral. Traditional readings and music, featuring the UWE Chamber Choir, Singers, Orchestra and congregational singing. Followed by refreshments. A great way to start the festive season!
- Professor Peter Malpass - UWE Regional History Centre and MShed Seminar Programme
Date: 18 December 2014
The homes of the poor in Victorian Bristol were found in hundreds of courts and narrow alleys. This presentation looks at how housing reformers aiming to tackle the problem were thwarted by the town council and its officials.
- Start-up Drinks Bristol
Date: 17 February 2015
Venue: The Engine Shed, Bristol
UWE Enterprise are hosting a drinks and informal networking evening for all those interested in start-ups and entrepreneurship.
- Andy King - UWE Regional History Centre and MShed Seminar Programme
Date: 19 February 2015
In November 1974, the last regular trading ship left Bristol's City Docks, bringing to an end a trading history stretching back to the very beginnings of the city. On the 40th anniversary Andy King looks at the reasons for the closure of the city-centre docks, the end of the way of life associated with them and the politics and plans that created the Harbour that we see today.
- The Bristol Deaf Culture Collective - UWE Regional History Centre and MShed Seminar Programme
Date: 19 February 2015
Experience the city from a different perspective. This multi-media, tactile presentation will map some issues of importance to local Deaf communities. Presented in British Sign Language by members of Bristol's Deaf communities, interpretation will be provided for the comfort of audience members who do not sign.
- War, Revolution and the Romantic Era in South West England - Call for papers
Date: 28 February 2015
Venue: MShed, Bristol
In 2015, the Bristol Festival of Ideas will launch a year-long celebration of the city's historic association with British Romanticism, c. 1780-1820.
We invite 300 word proposals for 20 minute papers, or panels of three papers, addressing Romantic themes from a South Western perspective.
- UWE Musical 2015: The Secret Garden
Date: 11 March - 14 March 2015
Venue: Redgrave Theatre - Percival Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3LE
The Secret Garden - UWE Musical 2015. Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Book and lyrics by Marsha Norman with music by Lucy Simon.
- Professor Jonathan Barry - UWE Regional History Centre and MShed Seminar
Date: 19 March 2015
The story of Thomas Perks, a gunsmith's son from Mangotsfield, conjuring spirits in Kingswood in the early 1690s, was first told in a letter by Arthur Bedford, vicar of Temple in Bristol in 1704. This talk, while exploring what we know about Perks' himself, also considers the changing meanings of the story as it was reported over the next two centuries.
- Professor Peter Fleming - UWE Regional History Centre and MShed Seminar Programme
Date: 16 April 2015
In November 1216 Magna Carta was reissued by the royal council meeting in Bristol, soon after the coronation in Gloucester of the infant Henry III, son and heir of King John. In this paper Peter Fleming puts this event in the context of the Bristol region's history in the century from the accession of King John's father, Henry II, in 1154, to the middle of the thirteenth century, during the reign of John's son, Henry III.