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The range and prominence of the careers of BA (Hons) Creative Events Management graduates are being celebrated as part of the course’s 25th birthday year.
From the founding of genre changing festivals to helping deliver international events of global significance, AUB Creative Events Management alumni have reached some exciting and pivotal places within the contemporary events industry.
Creative Director, elrowFamily, Barcelona
A prominent figure within the festivals industry worldwide, since her time at AUB Jo Vidler has made a huge impact on the global festival scene.
This Autumn, AUB marked the 200th anniversary of the publication of the iconic novel Frankenstein, with a whole season of productions to pay tribute to the author, Mary Shelley, receiving coverage both in local and national media.
The first plays of the series, Mary Shelley, Blood and Ice and Freakenstein, were all performed at The Shelley Theatre, a venue that was built for Mary by her son, with the later production CTRL C being performed in St. Peter’s Church, the rest place of Mary Shelley.
BA (Hons) Creative Events Management Turns 25!
BA (Hons) Creative Events Management is celebrating its 25th anniversary in January 2019 and will be marking the occasion with a celebration which will reunite staff and alumni, past and present.
On Friday 30 November students and staff collaborated to host a Shelley takeover across campus, as part of the Shelley Frankenstein Festival.
For this exciting cross-course collaboration, second-year students from BA (Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Creative Events Management and BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design hosted live performance, including:
After graduating from BA (Hons) Arts & Event Management [now BA (Hons) Creative Events Management] in 2004 Jim Cregan discovered ready-to-drink iced coffee during a year travelling around Australia and decided to bring the product back to the UK
He devised a recipe with his sister and business partner, Suze, and, after selling their first carton of Jimmy’s Iced Coffee in Selfridges in 2011, the brand has gone on to be a supermarket staple, stocked in the likes of Waitrose, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Whole Foods. We met up with Jim at his company’s HQ in Christchurch to find out more about his company and his time at AUB.
A BA (Hons) Creative Events Management graduate has been praised by Arts Council England Chief Executive Darren Henley OBE for her “thought-provoking” work after claiming a new prize...
Bestival, the UK’s official Best Major Festival, collaborated again this year with the Arts University Bournemouth’s Student Union to host the ultimate end of year festival on campus.
The AUB courtyard was fully transformed by Bestival into a mini festival site, complete with live music, BBQ and DJs sets including a guest DJ set by Bestival’s very own Rob Da Bank.
We all experience stress from time-to-time, it’s part of life. Students from BA (Hons) Creative Events Management want to help change this with Retreat Yourself.
Part of the BA (Hons) Creative Events Management (CEM) students’ final Major Project, Retreat Yourself is designed to be a therapeutic one-day wellbeing event to promote the importance of relaxing and de-stressing from our busy lives. Their joint vision is to – ‘promote being more mindful of ourselves and the world around us in order to live in a happier and healthier environment.’
Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe Festival (BEAF), Bournemouth’s biggest independent arts festival, returns throughout April and May 2018 for 10 days of arts and cultural offerings.
28th April – 7th May 2018, Various Locations Across Bournemouth
Coming to Old Poole Town on 21st April 2018, Coastliners is bringing traditional sea shanties back to the good people of Dorset.
The Sea Shanty and Sea-Folk Festival is a family-friendly event run by a group of final-year BA (Hons) Creative Events Management (CEM) students. The event will include a programme of performances from sea shanty bands and folk acts, local food and drink stalls, workshops, and other exciting experiences.
Saturday 21st April 2018 (10am – 6pm)
Five BA (Hons) Creative Events Management Event (CEM) students, collectively known as Pop-Up Bournemouth, are launching an innovative multi art-form exhibition this April at Horseshoe Common, Bournemouth, BH1 1NL.