What’s On Week 8

It’s week eight, but don’t stagnate or get irate – procrastinate! It’s going to be great! Bring a mate and luxuriate on a cultural date.


Into the Woods, ADC Theatre, 7.45pm, Wed 12th – Sat 15th Mar, £12/10

Weaving the tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel into a new story, Into the Woods will take you on an enchanting journey unlike any storybook, exploring what comes after ‘happily ever after’.

Contiuum, ADC Theatre, 11pm, Thu 13th – Sat 15th Mar, £6/5

There are parallel universes everywhere, or are there? There are parallel universes everywhere, or are there? Continuum answers these questions and more through the medium of comedy.

Nathan the Wise, Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio,  Wednesday 5th – Sat 8th Mar, free

Banned by the Nazis in 1933, this expressionist-style production revitalizes Lessing’s play combines the Crusades with a café in Berlin. Confused? I know we are. Go see it.


 We Are Scientists, Junction, Friday 7th March, Doors @ 7pm, £15

New York based indie rock band are making their way to the Junction a year after their last album, TV en francais. GO – they’re cool and stuff.

 CUMS Concert Orchestra – Beethoven and Schoenberg, West Road Concert Hall, Tuesday 11th Marhc, Doors @ 8pm, £10

Conductor Benedict Collins-Rice invites you to CUMS concert orchastra with their own Concerto Competition prize-winning pianist Jâms Coleman.


 The Grand Budapest Hotel, opens Friday, Arts Picturehouse, times vary

Pretty much everyone is excited for Wes Anderson’s latest film. With its large cast of such an impressive calibre – including Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton and Adrien Brody – and its whimsy typical to all Anderson films, it’s certainly going to be a crowd-pleaser.

Half of the Yellow Sun (preview screening with director Q&A) in association of Watersprite, Arts Picturehouse, 3.30pm

Chiwetel Ejiofor, fresh from 12 Years a Slave, stars in this film based on the novel by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This sure-to-be-impressive film will be followed by a Q&A with director Biyi Bandele.

Gravity, Sunday 9th March, St. John’s Picturehouse, 7pm & 10pm

If you missed the Oscar-winning Gravity during its initial run, catch it at John’s Picturehouse this Sunday. If you need your essay stress put into perspective, go watch Sandra Bullock and George Clooney float through space for a few hours.


Watersprite Film Festival, locations vary, Sat 8th – Sun 9th March, free

Workshops, talks, interviews, screenings… there’s something for everything at Watersprite this year. Plan your weekend here.

Mastana 2014, Corn Exchange, 6-9pm, Sunday 9th March, prices vary

‘It is a journey that starts with us, but ends with you. Discover the mystical, the musical, the multicultural, and join us to celebrate the magic that is Mastana!’ Definitely not one to be missed.