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Royal Holloway, University of London presents Impressions of modern life: prints from The Courtauld Gallery, an exhibition showcasing 24 prints by world-renowned artists.
The main emphasis of the lecture focuses on the topical issue of plastics pollution, considers the impacts on organisms and the environment.
Lauded by The Strad for her ‘beguiling... thrilling and exuberant’ Royal Festival Hall debut, we are honoured to welcome back violist Shiry Rashkovsky to Royal Holloway.
An evening of glorious works, spanning the last thirty years, written by award-winning British composer and Master of the Queen’s Music, Judith Weir.
In this talk, Shirli Gilbert will survey the ways in which the history of Jewish persecution shaped Jews’ attitudes to racism during apartheid and after the transition to a multiracial democracy.
Join one of our art collections volunteers for a short talk on John Syer’s The Cauld Blast.
To mark the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth in 2020, Royal Holloway, University of London, presents a programme of, and inspired by, his works.
Avant-garde artists in late 19th-century France upended many time-honoured conventions of book illustration – not least, the relationship between text and image.
Pianist Richard Uttley appeared in our 2017 series, in duo with composer-clarinettist Mark Simpson, and here he returns with a solo recital featuring an eclectic range of personal, at times intensely
Art Collections Cataloguer, Alison Wright, explores the politics of animal representation in the Picture Gallery, from polar bears to pet dogs of several shapes and tempers.
How did people around 1700 explain the power of musicians to compose or improvise? This lecture explores ideas of musical creativity in the age of J S Bach.
We are pleased to showcase the newest cohort of the Picture Gallery composer-in-residence programme, presenting new music inspired by our beautiful Picture Gallery and its collection.
Since it started work in October 2009, the UK’s Supreme Court has handed down judgements on assisted suicide, the conduct of war, and the conditions under which the UK can leave the European Union.
Award-winning wind quintet Magnard Ensemble present a programme of 20th- and 21st-century works, journeying from Russian neo-Romanticism through to the cutting-edge of British compositional talent.
Royal Holloway Andean Band specialises in the performance of music from the Bolivian Andes and gives a diverse range of performances, often in collaboration with the UK-based Andean musicians.
In this lecture Professor Maddrell will give an overview of women’s contributions to geographical study, including pioneering female geographers working at Bedford College.