Posts tagged with ‘Being Human Festival’

Shakespeare’s Bears: Animals in Shakespearean Drama

Join the Box Office Bears team and actors from 1623 Theatre for a playful and thoughtful exploration of Shakespearean (and others’!) bears as we enter their play worlds, performed by, or as, a bear, returning to a time when bears fundamentally shaped popular entertainment during this period.

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The Art of Belonging – Creating Our Place in our City

Drop-in workshops for adults and children, for novice or experienced artists!

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Being Human: a festival of the humanities

Being Human is a national festival that highlights the ways in which the humanities can: inspire and enrich our everyday lives and help us to understand ourselves, our relationships with others, and the challenges we face in a changing world.

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Race, Rights and Justice in the age of Brexit

On 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to exit the EU. The referendum sparked a flurry of political changes in the government and a sharp rise in hate crimes reported to the police. Suddenly the UK has to confront questions of equality, tolerance and hate.

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Making Nottingham the world’s first slavery-free city

There are 46 million people enslaved around the world today. The Modern Slavery Act of 2015 tackles the issue of thousands of people enslaved in the UK. Could UK cities now take steps to ensure they are slavery-free? Over the next two years, Nottingham will work to become the world’s first slavery-free city.

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Being Human 2015: A Festival of the Humanities

The Being Human Festival returns in 2015, showcasing the role that the humanities have in the cultural, intellectual, political and social life in the UK. This year’s Nottinghamshire theme is ‘Creative City’. The University of Nottingham, working with a range of external partners in the East Midlands, will hold a series of events focused on the city of Nottingham as a creative space and source of inspiration.

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