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Arts’ students annual showcase launches next week

Published: 13 May 2016

Held annually, Create gives York St John a unique opportunity to exhibit the work and talents of its students to the wider public. This includes the best examples of student design, dance, fine art, history, media, music and theatre. 

Dr Fiona Thompson, Dean of the Faculty of Arts said: “The Create festival is our opportunity to showcase the talent and creativity of our students with performances and exhibitions across the City. It is a moment of great pride for everyone in the Faculty of Arts and it is wonderful to celebrate our students and share in their success.”

Highlights include a English Literature and Creative Writing trail on campus, an outdoor installation of Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet on Parliament Street (18 May), Music Concert featuring some of the best solo performers at the National Centre for Early Music (19 May), a dance trail through the city centre (20 May), Fine Art Graduate Exhibition at the New School House Gallery (21-31 May), showcase event for Converge (26 May) and Computer Science’s York Developers Conference (31 May).

All events and exhibitions are free and open to the public. Full programme details are available here.

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