If you cannot join us on campus yet there are still ways to get involved and connect with UoB.
Mindfulness Practice Group
Running weekly every Friday(13:00)
This weekly group will provide you with the opportunity to participate in a structured themed session, with a focused guided meditation as the core of the practice. Every week will explore a different theme from dealing with distractions to going from exam stress to success! No experience needed, in fact we actively welcome beginners.
Running weekly every Tuesday (14:00-15:00)
Take part in an interactive resilience workshop designed to help you better understand resilience, what it is, and how it affects your day to day life.
Degas, De'Anne & Miss La La, live performance by De'Anne Crooks
Wednesday 5 May (18:00-18:45)
Birmingham-based artist De’Anne Crooks will present a live desktop performance engaging with themes of spectatorship, strength and Blackness, drawing on 'Miss Lala at the Cirque Fernando' by Edgar Degas. Brought to you by the Barber Institue of Fine Arts.
World Portuguese Language Day:cocktail making class
Wednesday 5 May (18:00-19:00)
To celebrate World Portuguese Language Day join us for a Zoom session creating cocktails and mocktails and learning a little Portuguese too. This event is hosted by Gisele Tyba Mayrink Redondo Orgado (Dept of Modern Languages, UoB)
Spring Yin Yoga
Monday 10 May (17:30-19:00)
Enjoy an evening of art-inspired yin yoga, connecting with your breath as spring flowers open up – and society does too. Slow down with longer-held poses and reflect on themes drawn from our collection. Brought to you by the Barber of FIne Arts.
Midlands Art Papers (MAP) presents art and belonging in the West Midlands
Wednesday 12 May (13:00-15:30)
The Midlands Arts Papers are being launched at a free online event on Wednesday 12 May from 1-3.30pm, Art and Belonging in the West Midlands, co-hosted by our partners at Wolverhampton Art Gallery. The event will explore one of the main themes from the forthcoming issue of Midland Art Papers: the ways in which art can help us understand what it's like to belong or not belong in different times and places.
Aww-struck: Creative and critical approaches to cuteness
Friday 21 May (09:00-17:00)
This one-day seminar aims to advance and expand the field of cute studies in the Arts and Humanities through creative and critical presentations and discussion. It will also launch a print publication bringing together work shared in the seminar and an accompanying online exhibition.
Virtual lunchtime concert: Oxford Lieder
Friday 21 May (13:00)
Join us for the premiere of a performance with Oxford Lieder, recorded in the Elgar Concert Hall on Friday 30 April. This is part of our season celebrating 75 years of Barber Concerts.
Crafted in time: textile workshop
Thursday 27 May (18:30-19:30)
Join textile artist Louise Goult for a relaxing virtual textile workshop inspired by the Lapworth Museum’s collection. The workshop will focus on using paper combined with embroidery to respond creatively to an object from the Museum collection. You will explore manipulation of paper and add details with a range of mark making techniques and embroidery stitches, responding to the shape, colour and texture of your chosen object. By the end of the workshop you will have created something unique to you and have many new creative skills.