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Arts Enterprise is the banner for an exciting programme of knowledge exchange and civic engagement activities across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

It connects the power of our research and creative activities with local and regional partners, bringing benefits for staff, students and our communities.

With the support of HEIF funding we will deliver an ambitious programme of collaborative projects and events that will develop the enterprise skills of staff and students.

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Arts and Humanities events calendar

Previous events

Researchers' Night 28/09/12

On 28 September our researchers opened their doors to the public, showcasing their work in a series of talks, demonstrations and displays.

Researchers' Night was enjoyed by young and old alike, taking in - amongst other things - punk music, fossils and the importance of nonsense in Victorian culture.

Many of the projects at Researchers' Night fall under the banner of Arts Enterprise, and show the strong links between the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and our cultural partners in Sheffield.

Lyric Festival 2012


From 9-11 May Lyric festival brought together poets and musicians in a celebration of the spoken and written words. Performers included Linton Kwesi Johnson, Simon Armitage and John Agard.

Our Precious Words, 22/04/12

Our Precious Words

On 22 April the Our Precious Words project went to Ecclesall Sawmill. Children and adults alike decorated boxes with their favourite words, and then considered what these words really mean.

Networking event, 01/05/12


On 1 May Arts Enterprise brought together academics and the creative industries for a networking event. This was an opportunity to re-establish old relationships and forge new ones with a view to future collaboration.

French Department Theatre Group in Provence, 15/03/12 - 18/03/12

French Theatre Group

As part of an ongoing collaboration, the French Department Theatre Group travelled to Beaumes de Venise in Provence. Along with the TRAC - a community-based enterprise in France - the Group put on their production of Molière's 'Le Malade imaginaire' to a highly receptive audience.