Simone Knox to give Children’s Christmas Lecture

Simone Knox will give this year’s Christmas Lecture for Children, titled ‘Lights, Camera, Action: How to Make Your Own TV Show’. The much-loved Christmas Lectures are laid on every year so children can learn, in a fun and entertaining way, about some of the groundbreaking work going on at the University.

This year’s Lecture will take a look behind the scenes of television production, exploring the different elements of the process, including script-writing, directing, lighting, costume and set design – and there will be opportunities for hands-on participation too!

The Lecture will take place in the Palmer Building on 21 December 2011. Booking is essential. For further details, check out this link.

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Site specific performance The Pact showing this weekend

PhD researcher Becki Hillman debuts her site specific performance ‘The Pact’ this weekend at the heart of Reading town centre. Working with local arts organisation jelly, Becki is staging this multimedia event in The Old Coopers Arms on Friday 14th October, Saturday 15th October, and Sunday 16th October, at 7.30pm. Get your tickets and find out more at: http://thepact.org.uk/.