UCL Festival of the Arts

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Something Else for the Weekend is based at:

UCL Roberts Building
Malet Place

Look for the Waterstone’s bookshop on the corner of Gower Street and Torrington Place. We are opposite that in the orange building with big glass windows.

Some events take place at The UCL Art Museum and The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.

9 - 12 May 2013

Four days of hands-on activities giving festival-goers the chance to get up close and personal with UCL research.

Kicking off May 9 with Bright Club, where UCL researchers become stand-ups for one night, all activities are linked by the theme of reading.

Festival-goers will have the chance to craft, question and contribute to the workshops, displays and discussions.

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  • Events are free and do not require tickets. Please just turn up.
  • All activities are accessible via step free routes.
  • For other access enquiries or to reserve a blue badge parking bay, contact Lizzy Baddeley on e.baddeley@ucl.ac.uk or 020 3108 1198.





May 9 7.30pm - 10pm Bright Club: Reading
May 11
1 - 3pm
Get Your Hands On Poetry!
May 11 1 - 5pm Easy Read: Is it easy for you?
May 11 1 - 5pm
Pigeon Sim
May 11 1 - 5pm London Data Table
May 11 1 - 5pm Behind the Egyptian Writer
May 11 3 - 5pm
The Itinerant Poetry Library
May 11 2 - 3pm Crime Scenes and Cycle Paths: Copenhagen’s Hidden (Hi)stories
May 11
3.15 - 4pm From Hell Virtual Walk
May 11
4.15 - 5pm
Twitter Map Talk
May  11 & 12 1 - 5pm Meet your Polish Neighbours
May  11 & 12 1 - 5pm Adventure of the Pictured Pages
May  11 & 12 1 - 5pm The Art of Reading
May  11 & 12 1 - 5pm Through Different Eyes
May  11 & 12 1 - 5pm Travellers' Toilets
May 12 2 - 3pm Welfare, Literature and the Body