Interested in art, music, film or theatre? A vibrant
arts scene thrives in and around Wolverhampton and the
The Civic, Wulfrun and
Little Civic Halls - just 200 yards from the
University, almost every big name on the gig circuit regularly
checks in, with the Little Civic playing host to new bands.
Park and Shugborough
Hall offer classical music concerts, as does
And Weston Park is also home to the V Festival.
Back at The University, you can listen to - or become part of -
groups such as our choirs, string orchestra, brass group and
resident ensemble, the English
The New Art Gallery
is one of Walsall’s many startling surprises. It regularly hosts
international exhibitions and has the Garman Ryan collection on
permanent display with works by Picasso and Van Gogh.
Gallery welcomes visitors to explore over 300
years of art including the Gallery's Pop Art
Collection, one of the largest outside of London, artists
include Warhol, Blake, and Hockney.
Theatre in Wolverhampton is the University’s
own theatre. It's intimate and atmospheric, a place where you can
feel the hot breath of the actors. It hosts plays and dance
exhibitions from local and national companies, as well as work by
our own Dance and Drama students.
Theatre in Wolverhampton is regularly
pencilled into the touring schedule of some of the UK’s most lavish
stage shows. It’s the place to go for opera, ballet and national
touring productions, as well as (behind you!) the annual
The Oakengates Theatre at
Telford gets you up close to stand-up performances by comedians
such as Harry Hill, contemporary drama and appearances from
television celebrities including hypnotist Paul McKenna.
Wolverhampton offers 14 screens showing the latest releases and
Bollywood screenings with discounts for students when you show your
NUS (National Union of Students) card.
Showcase cinema in Walsall offers special rates
Odeon multi-screen cinema in Telford screens also
offers special rates for students.
Light House in
Wolverhampton has a cinema showing mainstream movies, but also
offers screenings of rare and foreign films.
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