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Arts Week

  • Arts Tent

    Arts Week Lecture – A Human Chain of Love: The Poetry of Seamus Heaney

    Seamus Heaney was careful in his use of the word love. However, he ‘risks’ the word at key moments in his writing life such as the death of his mother and the birth of his…

  • Chapel

    Arts Week Opening Recital – Hugh Rowlands, Organ

    The Deputy Director of Music and College Organist opens this year’s Arts Week festivities with a show-stopping concert of music for the organ. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, and the launch of his recent recording of…

  • Bradby Hall

    Arts Week – Soundbites Emily Groom & Hugh Rowlands

    ݮƵ’s Head of Strings and the Deputy Director of Music perform a selection of works for violin and piano.

  • Ayckbourn Theatre

    Arts Week – A Night on Broadway

    Prepare to be ‘razzle-dazzled’ by a selection of songs from popular musicals. Successful auditionees have formed a small company that have received directorial advice, costume and staging support to prepare their piece for performance. The…

  • Chapel

    Arts Week – Choral Compline

    Each week, members of the School community gather in the Chapel for Compline – the ancient service of Night Prayer. In this special service, the Chamber Choir will sing Finzi’s extraordinary anthem Lo, the Full,…

  • Arts Tent

    Arts Week – Soundbites Small Ensembles

    This lunchtime recital showcases many of the duets, trios and quartets that have been meeting across the year.

  • SciTech Courtyard

    Speech Day Art Show Preview

    The Speech Day Show will showcase the very best artwork produced by ݮƵ pupils throughout the academic year. We will be exhibiting a range of pieces created by our talented young artists across the year…

  • Arts Tent

    Arts Week – Shakespeare by Heart

    Pupils and staff perform from memory their chosen work by Shakespeare, with a prize for the best recital. This wonderful event is organised by the English department.

  • Chapel

    Arts Week – Immersive Shakespeare

    Pupils from the Removes ‘performance drama’ pathway present extracts from a range of Shakespeare’s best-known plays. Having explored the popular modern form of ‘immersive theatre’ (Punchdrunk, Secret Cinema) audiences can drift between dialogues, monologues and…

  • Bradby Hall

    Arts Week – Soundbites Masterworks

    Lucy Baker and other pupils perform some of the finest works ever written for their solo instruments in this standout pupil performance of the week.

  • Bradby Hall

    Arts Week – Bradby Baroque

    Soloists play in front of the Senior String Ensemble in a full performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, whilst other individuals and small ensembles perform movements by Baroque composers and those inspired by the…

  • Ayckbourn Theatre

    Arts Week – LAMDA and Drama Showcase

    Featuring performances from our highly successful LAMDA pupils, scene studies from the Lower School Drama Club and an original script written by Harriet Thomas from LS1, the Showcase event provides a platform for young writers,…