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Warwick Arts Centre

Warwick Arts Centre is the second largest arts centre in the UK and presents a mixed programme of contemporary arts within a complex at the University of Warwick in Coventry.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £489,278
  • 2013-2014: £500,531
  • 2014-2015: £513,545

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Summer Season 2015

A golden summer of comedy, theatre, circus, music and more beckons at Warwick Arts Centre, coinciding with and celebrating the University of Warwick’s 50th anniversary. Highlights include perfect classical music, indie electro-pop and stunningly beautiful songwriting in The Warwick Music Festival, a roar-some family treat in Dinosaur Zoo and the return of Rifco’s delicious musical, The Deranged Marriage. www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Yamato Drummers of Japan

Fri 1 May 2015 8pm Yamato Drummers of Japan return to Warwick Arts Centre with a brand new show Bakuon. Now seen by over 6 million people worldwide, Yamato’s acclaimed performances of authentic Japanese Taiko drumming awaken the senses. Using their whole bodies to control the rhythms, Yamato leaves audiences exhilarated by this high-energy, explosive production. The sheer physical strength and dynamic movement of the drummers is as impressive as the music, in this visually spectacular and highly entertaining show. “A delight. Elegant, gorgeous and a sheer joy.” Metro London “Pure energy meets spiritual high.” The Scotsman More info: http://www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/2015/yamato-drummers-of-japan/

Live Live Cinema: Little Shop of Horrors

Created and Composed by Leon Radojkovic, Directed by Oliver Driver. Wed 10 – Sat 13 Jun Actors revoice the film of The Little Shop of Horrors in this riotous show. Roger Corman’s cult 1960 film is screened whilst the live soundtrack is created by four performers, forced to work at break-neck pace to re-voice multiple characters in perfect lip sync whilst playing a new, original musical score and creating live Foley (sound effects). “Marvellous…catch them while you can” Metromag.co.nz “We clutched each other and screamed like teenagers…exhilarating” NZ HERALD More info: http://www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/2015/little-shop-of-horrors/

Warwick Fused IV

Warwick Arts Centre Wed 4 Mar 2015 7.30pm Tickets: http://www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/2015/warwick-fused-iv-global-songbook/ The ground-breaking Warwick Fused returns for its biggest show yet! Having established a reputation for wowing audiences and obliterating musical barriers, Warwick Fused IV promises once again to take its audience on a spectacular and unforgettable journey. Warwick University-based musicians from all over the world come together, under one roof and on one stage, to share their music with each other and with their audience.

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Warwick Arts Centre: Spring 2015 Trailer

Buy your tickets now for Dara O Briain, Dinosaur Zoo, Josie Long, The Waterboys, Royal Northern Sinfonia, and many more! www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Warwick Arts Centre Campus Run

Ever wondered how our leaflets get all over campus? Watch how it's done, P.O.V our red marketing trolley. Because everybody loves a time-lapse with jolly music.

Chamber Piece

Thu 20 - Sat 22 Nov 2014 warwickartscentre.co.uk A pitch-black comedy from up-and-coming writer Caroline Bird about power, lethal injection and the desperate need for a Twix. When an execution goes horribly wrong and the prisoner regains consciousness with no memory of his crimes the ruthlessly ambitious governor has 24-hours to prove his sanity before her death warrant expires. Enlisting the help of a reluctant doctor, her incompetent staff and an egotistical spiritual advisor the governor scrambles to get her house in order.

A Streetcar Named Desire

Tue 11 - Fri 14 Nov 2014 7.30pm warwickartscentre.co.uk Tennessee Williams’ classic story of pride, jealousy and lust. During an unexpected visit to her sister Stella, the fragile and fading Blanche DuBois clashes with her brutal brother-in-law Stanley Kowalski. Tensions mount as he sets out to expose the dark secrets of her past spiralling to a tragic climax.

Ellen Kent presents Madama Butterfly

Sun 23 Nov 7.30pm warwickartscentre.co.uk Back by overwhelming public demand, this award winning opera returns with exquisite sets and includes a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan.

The Gruffalo comes to Warwick Arts Centre this Christmas!

Sat 29 Nov 2014 - Sun 4 Jan 2015 http://www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/2014/the-gruffalo/ Meet a wheeler-dealer Fox, an eccentric old Owl and a maraca-shaking, party mad Snake! Mouse can scare these hungry animals away with tall stories of the terrifying Gruffalo, but what happens when he comes face to face with the very creature he imagined…? Voted the nation’s number one bedtime story by BBC Radio 2 listeners, The Gruffalo has been performed to well over a million people worldwide and has even hit the small screens in a star-studded TV animation. The Gruffalo is the perfect family treat with plenty of songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3+ and their grown-ups.

Warwick Arts Centre's #MangaMoves

The Marketing Team at Warwick Arts Centre display their #mangamoves in honour of upcoming Boy Blue Entertainment show The Five and the Prophecy of Prana! At Warwick Arts Centre Tue 4 & Wed 5 Nov 2014 7.30pm http://www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/2014/the-five-and-the-prophecy-of-prana/

Autumn 2014 Season Trailer

Join us in celebrating our 40th birthday this Autumn with the very best theatre, dance, film, visual arts, music, classical, comedy and family shows. www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Make It Reel 2014 "Surprise"

Make It Reel: Led by local film makers Dom Breadmore and Jon Randle of Ludic Rooms five groups had five days to make a five-minute film.

Make It Reel 2014 "Shhh"

Make It Reel: Led by local film makers Dom Breadmore and Jon Randle of Ludic Rooms five groups had five days to make a five-minute film.

Make It Reel 2014 "Bench"

Make It Reel: Led by local film makers Dom Breadmore and Jon Randle of Ludic Rooms five groups had five days to make a five-minute film.

Make It Reel 2014 "Jasper"

Make It Reel: Led by local film makers Dom Breadmore and Jon Randle of Ludic Rooms five groups had five days to make a five-minute film.

Make It Reel 2014 "Hello Siri"

Make It Reel: Led by local film makers Dom Breadmore and Jon Randle of Ludic Rooms five groups had five days to make a five-minute film.

Boy's Dancing perform on National Lottery Live Show

Boys Dancing has been nominated for a National Lottery Award, and on Sat 2 Aug, were featured on the live draw sure an an example of one of the projects across the country that benefit from lottery funding.

Time Lapse: Stage Extension for Peter Brook's Valley of Astonishment

Our Technical team set about transforming our theatre for Peter Brook's Valley of Astonishment, Wed 11 - Sat 14 Jun. http://www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/

#SonicGorilla

Sonic Gorilla is coming, chest-beating its way onto Warwick Arts Centre and the University of Warwick campus, bringing unexpected sounds to unexpected places. #SonicGorilla http://www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/2014/sonic-gorilla/

Family Day - Sun 25 May 2014

Get ready for summer at Family Day, Sun 25 May 2014! www.warwickfamilydays.co.uk

Warwick Arts Centre Summer Season 2014

Now that the days are finally getting longer and brighter, it's time to launch our summer programme of events! From the rising stars to the well-established and much-loved, we have musicians, comedians, theatre, dance and visual art of the highest quality for you to enjoy. www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

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www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Warwick Arts Centre
Gibbet Hill Road
Coventry
CV4 7AL

52.379681, -1.56022

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