A public programme of events to accompany our first set of residencies with artists Anna Barham, David Osbaldeston, Charlotte Prodger and Florian Roithmayr, Convention T.

Saturday 23 March, a day of live events to accompany our current exhbition Relatively Absolute. More info here.

Saturday 6 April, Masterclass 4-6pm. Live performance 8pm
A unique Masterclass for artists and musicians. Marshall Allen, who has been leading experimental jazz ensemble Sun Ra Arkestra for twenty years and is 89 yrs old, will be joined by Daevid Allen of Gong and Soft Machine, and musician and experimental film-maker James Harrar, for an afternoon of improvised avant-garde rock and psychedelia, followed by a live performance of Harrar’s Cinema Soloriens featuring these two musical legends. Not to be missed. Tickets: the Masterclass is Free but booking essential, live performance £5. 

Saturday and Sunday 13& 14 April, 12-4pm
A weekend of bread-making. Peter Voshol a senior scientist and initiator of Loaf for Life bakery will teach sourdough baking skills whilst at the same time reflect on the structure of our food and energy needs. Suitable for all ages. Fully booked.

Wednesday 17 April 6.30pm
Sarah Ellen MacDonald will talk about the secretive origins of Royston Cave, the 13th century chalk cavern located under Royston’s High Street, whilst anthropologist Dr. Nicholas James will talk about some of the key Roman roads and trade routes linking Bourn and Royston.

Wednesday 24 April 6.30pm
Dr. Mete Atature of the Atomic, Mesoscopic and Optical Physics (AMOP) Group, Cambridge will talk about maths and coding whilst musician Lea Nicholson will perform a piece developed in SuperCollider programming language, featuring synthesised handbells and a Nintendo Wiimote.  

Sunday 5 May, 2-4pm
An alternative round-table discussion with Anna Barham, David Osbaldeston, Charlotte Prodger and Florian Roithmayr on their Convention T residencies. More information on this event here.