Cafe Scientifique: From Djoser’s Pyramid to Durham’s Cathedral: Radiocarbon dating for archaeology
Tue 17 May
Andrew will explore the history and principles of radiocarbon dating, from its invention in 1949 to the present day. Willard Libby's invention revolutionised archaeology but radiocarbon dating has itself undergone a series of radical changes that have been labelled revolutions.
Dust of the Street's Shining
Wed 18 May
Una is coping, but only just. On her way to Aunt Thelma’s she has a panic attack and gets off the crowded bus to calm down and collect her thoughts, but finds herself stranded in a place at once familiar and strange.
Royal Opera House Live: Frankenstein (ballet)
Wed 18 May
Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett has chosen Mary Shelley’s gothic classic Frankenstein as the basis for his first full-length narrative ballet for the Covent Garden Main Stage.
An Evening with the Silvers
Thu 19 May
A musical extravaganza featuring over 100 vocalists and players from the Wednesday and Friday Silver Singers groups and ARC-ulele band.
Fri 20 May
BluesFest headliner Jo Harman is widely regarded as the most exciting blues-soul-roots artist to emerge in Europe for decades.