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Durham University

What's On

Family and Community

Whether you choose to view a museum, or the Botanic Garden, attend an online lecture, view a virtual exhibition, watch a play or musical performace, there is always something to see and do in and around the University. Our busy programme of online activities and events offers a great range of things to enjoy for all the family.

Friday 18 June 2021

Foundations

7:00pm to 7:00pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre

A factory above, a factory below. Two worlds, existing side by side - until someone crosses the boundary.

Contact wrongtreetheatre@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Night Watch

7:30pm to 11:55pm, Online

Recorded

Sam Vimes is thrown into his past and must navigate secret police, murderous patricians and the Revolution itself. Will one honest Copper be able to stop the path of history?

Contact https://durhamstudenttheatre.savoysystems.co.uk/DurhamStudentTheatre.dll/TSelectItems.waSelectItemsPrompt.TcsWebMenuItem_0.TcsWebTab_0.TcsProgramme_780211 for more information about this event.


Scenes With Girls

7:30pm to 7:30pm, Mark Hillary Arts Centre - Collingwood

A play by Miriam Battye

Contact alexander.bittar@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Death and Dancing

9:00pm to 9:00pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre

He’s gay. She’s a lesbian. But it’s not quite that simple; especially when they’re wearing each other’s clothes. This standup theatre show explores the labels we put on one another.

Contact lion.theatre@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Sunday 20 June 2021

1984

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre

War is Peace! Freedom is Slavery! Ignorance is Strength! 1984 is a dystopian tale based around Winston Smith, an unimportant member of the oppressive party 'Ingsoc'.

Contact feathertheatre.company@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Monday 21 June 2021

Macbeth

7:30pm to 7:30pm, Online

Recorded

A court of all-female leads. Three male witches who look more like traders and journalists than hags on a moor. How much can we trust what we’re told to believe?

Contact https://durhamstudenttheatre.savoysystems.co.uk/DurhamStudentTheatre.dll/TSelectItems.waSelectItemsPrompt.TcsWebMenuItem_0.TcsWebTab_0.TcsProgramme_780191 for more information about this event.


Music Durham Cathedral Concert - Joy!

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Durham Cathedral

Music Durham is delighted to present our annual Cathedral concert, showcasing the talents of several of our incredible music ensembles. This year has seen mostly virtual music-making from our societies but we are finally able to play together live in this concert, in a celebration of musical Joy!

Contact music.society@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Tuesday 22 June 2021

The Last Five Years

7:00pm to 7:00pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre

An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.

Contact dulog.secretary@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Wednesday 23 June 2021

Dear Elizabeth

9:00pm to 9:00pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre

A play of 400 letters, spanning three decades and tracking the complex and beautiful relationship of America's beloved poets, Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell.

Contact pitch.prods@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Sunday 27 June 2021

The Pirates of Penzance

2:30pm to 7:30pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre

A comic operetta, following the fortunes of Frederic, a young pirate, as he comes to the end of his apprenticeship and falls in love, but is he really as free as he thinks?

Contact durhamoperaensemble.doe@gmail.com for more information about this event.


DUOS with Sir Thomas Allen

4:00pm to 6:30pm, Sage Gateshead

After a whole year of closed concert halls and empty auditoriums, Durham is thrilled to finally present their musical return to life as we know it, by opening their concert season with a bang!

Contact music.society@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Tuesday 29 June 2021

Unfinished Business

9:00pm to 9:00pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre

The restless souls of award winning sketch comedy troupe, The Durham Revue are back from the dead with some Unfinished Business to attend to...

Contact durham.revue@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Thursday 1 July 2021

The Single Lady

7:00pm to 7:00pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre

A brand-new, student-written musical focusing on the infamous love triangle between Elizabeth I, her cousin Lettice Knollys and Robert Dudley.

Contact pitch.prods@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.