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Become an eco-plastic detective, at the UK’s only plastics museum, based at AUB

During August, AUB's MoDiP is offering a range of family activities themed around their current exhibition, Revolution, enabling families to learn about sustainability in plastics,...

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Composer inspired by AUB’s MoDiP to craft chamber opera about the impact of plastics

A composer and musician-in-residence at the UK’s only dedicated plastics museum, MoDiP, has written a chamber opera about plastics, which will be staged in August at The Place in London.

Synthetica, which looks at plastics’ original role as a universal remedy and its subsequent detrimental effects on the environment, has been directed by Katharine Piercey, course leader for BA (Hons) Acting at AUB, and written by composer Karen Wimhurst.

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Environment Committee recognises outstanding student work in AUB Sustainability Awards

The AUB Environment Committee is delighted to announce the winners of the Sustainability Awards.

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Barbie60: Celebrating 60 Years of a Cultural Icon

To celebrate the 60th birthday of Barbie, Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has been creating content and design work throughout the year to highlight the important role that the popular toy has played in educating and inspiring children across the world.

This month, AUB has showcased its students’ costume design work through Barbie60, a video that reflects 60 years of Barbie in 60 seconds by showcasing her diverse range of careers, costumes and lifestyles.

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BA (Hons) Summer Shows: AUB Campus

The BA (Hons) Degree Summer shows are a showcase of the incredible, innovative work our graduating students produce at the end of their studies.

The exhibitions take over the whole of campus, turning into the largest gallery space in the region! Shows are open to the public until Friday 21 June.

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AUB & BU Music present an ‘Opera Weekend’ experience for all on 6th & 7th July 2019

From the 6th -7th July 2019, AUB & BU University music presents an open to all event, ‘The Opera Weekend’.

Taking place at Bournemouth University’s Talbot Campus and in association with ‘Hurn Court Opera’, the weekend will consist of a series of singing workshops, recitals, performances and open discussions.

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BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance London Summer Show

From Friday 17th May to Sunday 19th May 2019, BA (Hons) Makeup for Media and Performance students exhibited at the world famous IMATS in London.

The IMATS (International Make-Up Artists Trade Show) is the ‘world’s largest celebration of make-up artistry‘.

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AUB & BU Music present Haydn Nelson Mass, final concert of the 2018/19 academic year

AUB & BU University Music presents the final performance of the academic year

Conducted by Ian Davis, the University Music Choir & Orchestra will be performing Haydn’s stunning Nelson Mass in St Ambrose Church, Westbourne.

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A green Interview with James Jackson: Senior Campus Services Officer

James works in campus services as the senior campus services officer. One of his main remits includes looking after sustainability and the environment at AUB.

So, what does sustainability mean to you?

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Got BEAF? Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe Returned This Weekend!

Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe is the largest independently organised arts festival in Bournemouth and Poole, supporting local emerging and established artists.

Now in its third year, BEAF 2019 returns with a fun-filled programme of arts from all disciplines, ranging from dance performances, film screenings, to street festivals, in venues across Bournemouth and Poole with a concentration of events in Boscombe and Christchurch.

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The Next Level MA Lunch

The Postgraduate School invites all Level 6 students to join them for The Next Level, an informational lunch about postgraduate study at Arts University Bournemouth

The lunch will be hosted by the Dean of the Graduate School, Phil Jones, and lecturers from across the Postgraduate programme at AUB.

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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at the Lighthouse

This may, AUB invited Dorset residents to a new musical adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ famous children’s classic, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, which took place at the Lighthouse, Poole from Thursday 9th May to Saturday 11th May 2019.

Students from AUB’s BA (Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design and BA (Hons) Make-Up for Media and Performance are collaborating with Kokoro, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s acclaimed new music ensemble.

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