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UK events in April 2023
Looking for ideas to make the most of spring? Here are some of the top activities and events happening across the UK this April.
Commissioned by ex-Manchester United footballer Cantona and executed by Browne, this collection is influenced by the pair’s sporting heroes who used their positions to advocate for social change.
The Edinburgh Science Festival is the UK’s largest Science Festival and takes place for two weeks each year around Easter. The festival has a diverse programme offering all manner of unique experiences including exhibitions, workshops, and lots more.
To celebrate Easter, there’s an egg hunt at Gwrych Castle. The castle was featured on the reality TV show I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
Commissioned by the Belfast Photo Festival, this exhibition coincides with the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. It displays the untold stories of the women who were influential to peacebuilding in Northern Ireland.
Lascaux was discovered by two teenagers in 1940s France. It features etched and painted images of animals. These etchings date back 21,000 years and are a fantastic insight into some of the earliest researched periods of human history.
The food festival brings together traders and producers from across the region to sell their delicious treats. Soak up the atmosphere with live music and attractions and buy lots of goodies to take home too. The festival promises to be a great day out.
Run, walk, or cheer on participants from the side lines during the London Marathon. Join thousands of runners and spectators on the streets of the capital at this annual event in London.
Join a webinar with guest speaker Dr Cherilyn Elston (University of Reading), as part of the Global Language-based Area Studies research theme at the school.
Dr Cherilyn researches Colombian history, literature, and culture, with a particular focus on women’s writing, the feminist movement, and the armed conflict.
The event will take place online as a Zoom webinar and will be recorded for publication after the event.
This lecture will discuss interventions that may help children and mothers with mental disorders, as well as potentially improving further life course outcomes including female empowerment, parenting decisions, and children’s educational outcomes.
This free event will take place at Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast, BT9 5EE.
From Wonder Woman to Hercules, our screens are dominated by chiselled superheroes wielding their power, but who inspired these indestructible figures?
This family-friendly exhibition dives into ancient Greek and Roman mythology to expose the original heroes and heroines of our time.
Originally collected by the 18th century antiquarian Henry Blundell of Sefton, this is the first time this significant collection of sculptures will be displayed on such a scale, with the sculptures comparable in importance and quality to the Charles Townley collection at the British Museum, and to Roman sculptures at the Vatican.
Current Chevening Scholar and Social Media Ambassador (SMA) Hafsat Dauda shares her tips for how to put your best foot forward as an international student in the UK.
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