Arts and culture
New arts programme explores relationship between music and place
An innovative Loughborough University arts project is to explore how music and geography interact.
Loughborough’s youth express their thoughts on Brexit through artworks
Loughborough University will be holding an exhibition and panel discussion that showcases the views of young people on the theme of Britain after Brexit. The event is titled ‘Our Nation’s Future: Loughborough Youth Creative Visions’.
Renowned expert on feminist art theory joins Loughborough University
Hilary Robinson has joined Loughborough University as Professor of Feminism, Art and Theory.
Fruit Routes harvest returns to campus
The annual Fruit Routes harvest event returns to Loughborough University from 18 – 21 October with a range of enjoyable harvesting activities.
University history unveiled with Handicraft Unit furniture auction and exhibition
Loughborough University will unveil a rich collection of period furniture for auction from the Handicraft Unit, a programme established in the 1930s which trained students in furniture making under leading craftsmen.
Emerging artists to exhibit at 2017 Arts Degree Show
Students from the School of the Arts, English and Drama are set to exhibit their final degree work at the 2017 Arts Degree Show, which opens to the public on 10 June.
Loughborough festival explores relationship between art, politics, and the pamphlet
A two-day festival in Loughborough will look at the role of the pamphlet as both an art form and an influential means of political communication.
Competition gives aspiring poets a chance to be published
Loughborough University is offering budding poets the chance to have their work published.
Exhibition celebrates 10 years of engaging arts and academia
LU Arts is celebrating a decade of bringing together artists and academics with an exhibition to showcase some of the work from their contemporary arts programme, Radar.
Loughborough University and Tate Modern use art to tackle the divisive interpretations of asylum and immigration
Artistic answers to the refugee crisis and post-EU referendum questions of nationalism feature at Tate Modern this week when Loughborough University hold its ‘Who are we?’ event.
Loughborough University leads on a £1 million international project to create the complete works of Aphra Behn – literature’s first professional female writer
Aphra Behn was the first British woman to make a living from writing novels, plays and poetry. Now, a huge project led by Loughborough University in collaboration with institutions across the globe will compile an eight-volume anthology of her life's work.
Loughborough University hosts ‘A Weekend of Weird’
A series of special events celebrating literature, film, music, art and performance is heading to Loughborough next weekend.
Reimagining China’s Terracotta Warriors exhibition coming to Loughborough University London
A unique exhibition of sculptures based on China’s world famous Terracotta Warriors has opened next to our Loughborough University London campus.
First British snowboarding and ski brand made for women by women seeks to break gender stereotypes
Loughborough University graduates Susie Beere and Sophie Kelly have officially launched the first British snowboarding and ski brand designed specifically for women.
Rejuvenating the High Street through Art
It was a rather unusual day of business for Loughborough newsagent, Ashby Square News on Saturday (6 February 2016). The shop’s entire product range was rebranded as part of Loughborough University’s Market Town project, an innovative art programme that invited artists to reimagine the high street.
LU Arts to host seminar on the impact of the digital economy on communities
Loughborough University Arts is hosting a seminar which examines the positive impact of the digital economy on communities.