Type of Body:Performing Art

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Astor Community Theatre

The Astor Community Theatre, Stanhope Road, Deal, Dover, CT14 6AB, South East
www.theastor.org
Category:Arts Centres
Navigate Website>>> Literary Events
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly Talking Books series plus related events.
Historic CountyKent
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP557
Visits to Website609

Buxton Opera House & Pavilion Arts Centre

Water Street Buxton Derbyshire, High Peak, SK17 6XN, East Midlands
www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> What's On >>> Filter by 'Spoken Word'
Open Lectures & TalksEvening lectures or talks about once per month.
Historic CountyDerbyshire
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP902
Visits to Website530

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EA, West Midlands
www.cbso.co.uk
Category:Music & Dance
Navigate Website>>> Concerts >>> Concerts with free Pre-Concert Talks
Open Lectures & Talks'Our free pre-concert talks offer a fascinating insight into the music you are about to experience. Each talk lasts approximately half an hour and admission is free. It's your chance to listen to guest speakers, to discover more about composers, music and musicians. It provides further knowledge to enrich your enjoyment of a familiar piece. Or, if you are new to it, an introduction to the many textures, colours and moods to be enjoyed from orchestral music. Join us in the magnificent setting of Symphony Hall and let us set the scene for the music.'
Historic CountyWarwickshire
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP752
Visits to Website639

English National Opera

London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, Westminster, WC2N 4ES, London
www.eno.org/home.php
Navigate Website>>> See What's On >>> Talks
Open Lectures & TalksJoin the Conversation: Live! 'Our aim is to provide 45 minutes of lively discussion, debate and an insight into ENO's productions plus musical excerpts and we invite you, the audience, to participate through conversation and the opportunity to put questions to our panel of experts. Ideal for newcomers and seasoned opera goers.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP705
Visits to Website597

Kenton Theatre, The

New Street, Henley-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire, RG9 2BP, South East
www.kentontheatre.co.uk
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures and talks.
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP757
Visits to Website619

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, SE1 8XX
www.lpo.org.uk/events/shakespeare.html
Category:Music & Dance
Open Lectures & TalksPre-concert talks during the Orchestra's Shakespeare400 Festival - to be held February - April 2016.
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1037
Visits to Website273

London Symphony Orchestra

The Barbican, Silk Street, The City, EC2Y 8DS, London
www.lso.co.uk
Category:Music & Dance
Navigate Website>>> LSO Discovery >>> Lifelong Learning >>> Pre-concert talks
Open Lectures & Talks'Occasionally we are able to present pre-concert talks at the Barbican before LSO concerts, which give an insight into the music and artists, and often a glimpse behind the scenes at how a composer works or how a soloist maintains their busy schedule. Pre-concert talks are usually free and take place in the Barbican Hall or Fountain Room on the Foyer an hour before the concert.'
Also IndexedLSO
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP701
Visits to Website471

National Theatre, The

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, SE1 9PX, London
www.nationaltheatre.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> What's on >>> Platforms
Open Lectures & TalksAll Forthcoming Platforms 'An eclectic programme of pre-performance events celebrates all aspects of the arts, offering the chance to learn about the National's work and discover more about theatre in general. Platforms usually start at 6 pm, lasting for 45 minutes - there are occasional afternoon events, usually starting at 3 pm.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP903
Visits to Website457

New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich, Ipswich, IP1 2AS, Eastern
www.wolseytheatre.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> What's On >>> Post Show Talks
Open Lectures & Talks'A Post Show Talk is an event after the performance where members of the audience get to ask questions of the cast and creative team of the show. You can join in the discussion or just sit and listen to find out more about what happens backstage, the rehearsal process and the history of the production.'
Historic CountySuffolk
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP753
Visits to Website556

Philharmonia Orchestra

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, SE1 8XX, London
www.philharmonia.co.uk
Category:Music & Dance
Navigate Website>>> Concerts
Open Lectures & Talks'Offering insights into the Orchestra and its performers and repertoire, Pre-concert Talks are available at many venues across the country, giving audiences the chance to meet conductors, soloists and Philharmonia Orchestra musicians, or to explore the music with expert speakers. Pre-Concert talks are free to attend, although in certain venues you may need a ticket for the main evening concert.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP612
Visits to Website507

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BP, North West
www.liverpoolphil.com
Category:Music & Dance
Navigate Website>>> The Orchestra >>> Classic Intros
Open Lectures & Talks'Our free pre-concert Classic Intros and Off the Podium post-concert talks and interviews with visiting artists and scholars are a great way to get more from the performance. The talks are free to all ticket-holders.'
Online Lectures & Talks'A selection of Classic Intros are available to download and listen to again, so if you missed a talk visit our Listen Again page.'
Historic CountyLancashire
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP668
Visits to Website432

Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, Westminster, WC2E 9DD, London
www.roh.org.uk
Navigate Website>>> What's On
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional talks and related events.
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP700
Visits to Website475

Royal Shakespeare Company

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Waterside, Stratford-on-Avon, CV37 6BB, West Midlands
www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/
Open Lectures & Talks'Explore all aspects of the RSC's work, influences and inspirations. Peek into the world of the rehearsal room. Discover the creative journey an ensemble takes and ask questions about the artistic choices behind the work on stage. Uncover the secrets of the RSC's work, influences and inspiration with our rich programme of talks and debates.' Usually priced, but some free of charge: need to book.
Historic CountyWarwickshire
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP721
Visits to Website503

Scottish Ballet

Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE, Scotland
www.scottishballet.co.uk
Navigate Website>>> Join In >>> Get Closer >>> Pre-Show Talks / Post-Show Discussions
Open Lectures & Talks'Pre-show talks take place at the theatre one hour before the performance, making them the perfect way to gain a deeper understanding of what you are about to see. These events are free but ticketed, and places are limited to 50.'
Historic CountyLanarkshire
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP558
Visits to Website1053

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

www.sco.org.uk
Category:Music & Dance
Navigate Website>>> SCO Connect >>> View All SCO Connect Events
Open Lectures & Talks'Features regular pre-concert talks. They are free to concert ticket holders, and begin at 6.30 pm.'
Online Lectures & Talks'Pre-concert talks are now being audio recorded so if you missed the talk, it will be up on our website shortly after the concert. Visit our audio page to listen to the talks. In 2010/11 some talks were filmed. Visit our video page to watch the talks.'
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP669
Visits to Website481

Shakespeare's Globe

21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Southwark, SE1 9DT, London
www.shakespearesglobe.com
Navigate Website>>> Education
Open Lectures & Talks'Open to the public, academic lectures are presented throughout the year by leading academics on a range of topics ... The Globe is an open house and is open to all.'
Also IndexedGlobe Education
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP736
Visits to Website557

Theatre Royal Bath

Sawclose, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, BA1 1ET, South West
www.theatreroyal.org.uk/whats-on/
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional talks and lectures and related events.
Historic CountySomerset
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP822
Visits to Website423

Wigmore Hall

36 Wigmore Street, Westminster, W1U 2BP, London
www.wigmore-hall.org.uk
Category:Music & Dance
Navigate Website>>> Learning >>> Events at the Hall >>> Behind the Music
Open Lectures & Talks'Behind the Music is an ongoing series of study events for adults (16+) including workshops, talks, courses and masterclasses. Why not find out more about a favourite piece of music by attending a pre-concert talk or watching a brilliant virtuoso give a masterclass; delve into Schumann Song or Bach Cello Suites on a Wigmore Study Group course; or attend one of our regular Introduction to Music courses which offer beginner-level classes on a range of topics?'
Also IndexedBehind the Music
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyPerforming Art
Views 'Full' Record + MAP687
Visits to Website553

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