Events

On this page you can browse a diverse range of events taking place across the School of Humanities.

Amazing things and what to do with them!

Date
Thursday 18 October 2018 (19:00-20:30)
Location:
Ng07 (Newton Building), Canterbury Campus, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU
Description
Dr Andrew Richardson - Centre for Kent History and Heritage and Friends of Canterbury Archaeological Trust joint lecture

Lucy Strange - The Secret of Nightingale Wood

Date
Thursday 8 November 2018 (18:30-20:00)
Location:
Augustine House
Description
Writing Comes Alive - Lucy Strange reading and book signing

WW1 Armistice Centenary Remembrance Events

Date
Friday 9 November 2018 (10:00-17:00)
Location:
North Holmes Road Campus
Description
Members of the university and the local community are uninvited to come together in remembrance and to pay tribute to the fallen.

Flight & Refuge - Folkestone welcomes all

Date
Thursday 15 (10:00) - Saturday 24 November 2018 (16:00)
Location:
Please see map for location
Description
An exhibition at Folkestone Museum and curated by a local 6th form student, based on research into the Belgian refugee presence in Folkestone during WW1.

History: The Beginning of the End?

Date
Friday 16 November 2018 (16:30-18:00)
Location:
Canterbury Cathedral
Description
Is there a future for the Humanities? Does it still make sense to study the past when the present is changing faster than ever? Are we really what we read?

Exploring Kentish Naming Practices

Date
Saturday 17 November 2018 (09:30-16:00)
Location:
Og46 - Michael Berry Lecture Theatre
Description
Participants at this event will have a chance to ask expert Dr Paul Cullen about intriguing and unusual Kentish names – place, family and trade.

Walk through the Walls: Canterbury Now and Then

Date
Tuesday 20 November 2018 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
West Gate CT1 2BX
Description
Vagrancy, revolt, treason and education: an immersive walk through Canterbury from the Westgate to the 19th century prison.

Writing from the Inside Out

Date
Tuesday 20 November 2018 (13:00-14:30)
Location:
West Gate CT1 2BX
Description
Our historic writing experts will share the history of the prison with young people, and show how immersive research can stimulate creative responses.

First of the Feathers: Soldiers and Suffragettes

Date
Wednesday 21 November 2018 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Please see map for location
Description
A woman reflects on her own role, campaigning for votes for women, while handing out white feathers to young men on Folkestone Leas during World War 1.

'Old fashioned but oh so fashionable': Reinventing Dreamland

Date
Thursday 22 November 2018 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Please see map for location
Description
Aimed at school groups, this event will showcase the history of Margate's Dreamland amusement park,
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