The Best Double Act in Music Looks at Quartets

Wyn Davies and Barry Purves

Join Wyn Davies and Barry Purves for a lively, infor-mal evening of anecdotes, insight and informed trivia, about that beloved musical device, the quartet, with particular reference to Verdi’s magnificent final act quartet in Rigoletto...

2nd November 2021, 7:00pm

Engineering Bubbles for Targeted Drug Delivery

Professor Eleanor Stride

Despite extraordinary advances in the development of new drugs and biotechnology, cancer continues to rep-resent one of the leading causes of death worldwide...

10th November 2021, 7:00pm

The Beginnings of Shakespeare - New Finds and Fresh Thoughts

Professor Michael Wood

What were the social, political and artistic influences that shaped the young William Shakespeare before he moved to London to find fame and fortune in the theatre?

17th November 2021, 7:00pm

A Living Cathedral

Dean Rogers Govender

This year we mark the 600th anniversary of the Collegiate Church and Dean Rogers Govender’s talk will focus on the last century and bring us to the present day...

23rd November 2021, 7:00pm

Greater Manchester's Plans for Homes, Jobs, and the Environment Over the Next 20 Years

City Mayor Paul Dennett

Greater Manchester is changing for the better...

30th November 2021, 7:00pm

Scorpions and Raffles - A Historical Perspective on Social Responsibility in Public Health

Professor Sally Sheard

COVID-19 has opened up significant debates on public health, and the tolerance of society for interventions...

7th December 2021, 7:00pm