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News and Events within the Department of Arts

From fascinating research, outstanding achievements and exciting exhibitions to forthcoming open days and high-profile public lectures, you can find information about the latest news, events and activities within the Department of Arts.

The news articles below show the exciting stories and work taking place within Arts, including stimulating comment and opinion from our academics – many of whom are leaders in their fields.

The events show our wide range of exciting activities taking place, including public lectures, performances, conferences, open days, and much more.  Many of our events are free and open to the public.

Latest News and Features

Chiara Ingravallo and Nathan Goodison from Northumbria University collect the award for Best Student Drama at the Royal Television Society Awards for the North East and Borders.
Camera operator John Shier encounters an Arctic wolf in Blue Planet III. BBC Studios/© Ronan Donovan
Diana Cecil, Countess of Elgin, by Cornelius Johnson. English Heritage
Honorary Graduate Clio Barnard.
Assistant Professor and playwright is recognised at national theatre awards
AI Citizen
Left to Right-Dr Steve Jones, Dr Kate Egan, Dr Johnny Walker and Dr Russ Hunter standing in front of Gallery North at Northumbria University.
boat in venice

Venice Biennale Fellowship

Northumbria is delighted to be part of the British Council’s Venice Fellowship Programme. Two…

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Professor Anne Peirson-Smith Inaugural

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