Category: Arts blog

  • Victorian Light Night in Oxford

    Victorian Light Night Victorian Light Night: Being Human Festival 2018 Friday, 16th November 2018, 6-10.30pm – FREE – All Welcome! Radcliffe Humanities courtyard Join us for a fantastic late-night projection and sound show onto the original Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford! Calling all families, couples, young peeps – everyone welcome to join in the Victorian Light…

  • Iggy McGovern in conversation with Nessa O’Mahony

    Physicist and poet Iggy McGovern, previously mentioned on the Arts Blog for his work on William Rowan Hamilton, is interviewed by poet Nessa O’Mahony for The Attic Sessions.

  • Poetry and Neuroscience event in Oxford

    Helen Mort and Jason Taylor will be hosting an evening event of poetry and neuroscience at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on 2nd December. Click below for details: Oxford University Museum Poetry Event

  • Symposium: In the Shadow and Light of the Tavistock Institute’s Archive

    You are warmly invited to attend a symposium celebrating 70 years of applied social sciences work at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, and its distinctive contribution to the development of organisational research, business management studies and consultancy. The symposium takes place at the Conway Hall in central London on Thursday 19th October 2017. It is free to…

  • Birds in Literature Exhibition event

    Free tickets are still available for this special event at Brighton’s Booth Museum of Natural History on Thursday evening, which marks the opening of a new exhibition on birds in literature. ‘Flying off the Page: Birds in Literature, Victorian Era to the Present’ will explore how birds have been depicted in literature and culture over…

  • Guests of Time anthology

    After the Visions of Nature year at the Oxford University Museum, the anthology Guests of Time, including poems by Kelley Swain, John Barnie and Steven Matthews alongside poetry by Victorian poets connected to the Museum such as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris and Gerard Manley Hopkins, has been published by Valley Press. To read more about the…

  • Visions of Nature events in Oxford

    This year the Oxford University Museum of Natural History has been hosting a series of exhibitions, events and residencies under the theme Visions of Nature. In December, BSLS members John Holmes and Janine Rogers will be taking part in three public events at the museum as part of this celebration of art and poetry inspired by…

  • Cafe Culturel event in Birmingham on Cognitive Decline

    Cafe Culturel (run by students from Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences and Biomedical Sciences, at University of Birmingham) starts a new year of events. The first event in the new calendar, on Tue 18th October 2016, 6:30 pm, at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum, is workshop/cafe event with the title Cognitive Decline: Presentations and Representations. Starting…

  • A Poetic View of William Rowan Hamilton

    William Rowan Hamilton, the great 19th century mathematical physicist, tried his hand at poetry, so it is entirely appropriate that he should be celebrated in that form. Iggy McGovern, physicist and poet, has written a sonnet sequence which reflects views of Hamilton by his contemporaries. McGovern’s work is characterised by a wry sense of humour.…

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