February - Arts Keele What's On

Posted on 07 February 2017


“February, month of despair,
with a skewered heart in the centre.
I think dire thoughts, and lust for French fries
with a splash of vinegar.”

February, Margaret Atwood

Brighten a winter’s day with one of the many concerts, performances and events happening at Keele in February. There are 12 to choose from this month, including:


Keele Concert Society Events

This month the Arts Keele programme welcomes the Wihan Quartet, Nicholas Daniel and Britten Oboe Quartet, and Bogdan Vacarescu & Heidi Parsons, with the season concluding in early March with two amazing performances from the Budapest Cafe Orchestra and the London Arts Orchestra.

Other music events include the Keele Music Forum and Lunctime Concert

More information and ticket booking is available on the Arts Keele Music pages 


Concert events February


Three Counties Open Photography 2017

Keele University Art Gallery sees the return of the popular Three Counties Open Photography Exhibition. Selected images from talented photographers across Staffordshire, Cheshire and Shropshire will be on display in the Gallery in the Chancellor’s building from 22 February through to 29 March.

Judging will take place and the winners will be announced at the preview evening of the exhibition on Tuesday 21st February.

If you would like to find out more about the photography competition and exhibition, please contact Kerry Jones, Arts Officer at Keele University on 01782 734908


Royal Shakespeare Company ‘The Tempest’

Keele University welcomes the Royal Shakespeare Company to its campus on Saturday 18th February with two amazing performances of ‘The tempest’ in the University Chapel. This new production from the RSC is an ideal first experience of Shakespeare for anyone aged eight and above. Using Shakespeare’s original language, this edited version lasts 90 minutes and includes a fully interactive introduction to the world of the play. Tickets from £9.00.

Fun, fantasy and sorcery collide in this gripping story of how love and reconciliation can conquer fear and control. More information and bookings are available on the Arts Keele Literature, Drama & Film pages of the website. 


The Tempest RSC Arts Keele

For the full event listings, visit the Arts Keele website