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Welcome to events at B.U.! Please take advantage of all the exciting offerings on campus coming up this month and beyond.

You have an event you’d like added to this list? You’ll find the link to the form “Events Calendar on the Bishop’s website” in myBU on the Communications Office page.

November 2023

October 27 to December 9

Marginalia exhibition

Foreman Art Gallery exhibitions:

Artist: Celia Perrin Sidarous

Videotank #30: Andropov’s Ears
Artist: Sophio Medoidze

Location: Foreman Art Gallery

Price: Free / Open to Community

Book a Guided Tour

November 28

Giving Tuesday poster

Giving Tuesday

Support student scholarships and bursaries

Time: all day

Location: www.ubishops.ca/GT

Price: Donation of your choice

November 30

Poster for Robin Burns lecture on November 30

24th Robin Burns Lecture

Laura Madokoro, from Carleton University

Sanctuary Beyond the City: Exploring the history of refuge and protection in North America

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Cleghorn Hall

Price: Free / Open to Community

December 2023

December 1-2, 2023

MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR: An Evening with the Beatles

Bishop’s University Singers with the participation of Champlain Singers

Friday, December 1 @ 7: 30 p.m. SOLD OUT

Saturday, December 2 @ 1: 30 p.m.

Saturday, December 2 @ 7:30 p.m.

Location: Centennial Theatre

December 4, 2023

B.U. Event

Public lecture: Department of Politics and International Studies Speaker Series

Two Names, One Land: “Israel” and “Palestine”

Followed by Q&A

Dr. Daniel Miller, Associate Professor in the Department of Religion, Society and Culture

Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Location: Hamilton 305

Poster for the concert with the Rock/Pop Bands and Jazz/Improvisation

End-of-term concert with the Rock/Pop Bands and Jazz/Improvisation workshop

Mathieu Desy – Chair of the Music Department

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Location: Bandeen Hall

Price: FREE! No ticket is required, simply come and enjoy!

December 5, 2023

Tree Lighting Ceremony

The BU SRC will be hosting its annual tree lighting ceremony in the Quad. All students, staff, and community members are welcome. You can expect hot chocolate, a campfire, your favourite holiday carols sung by our very own student-athletes and some other surprises. Don’t forget to wear your ugly Christmas sweaters! 

Time: 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Location: The Quad

Price: Free / Open to Community

December 7, 2023

The Bishop's mascot holding holiday gifts

Holiday Market

The BU SRC will be hosting a holiday market featuring handmade, local items from students, staff, and the local community. This is the perfect opportunity to support local businesses and get some holiday shopping done.

If you know anyone from the community who might be interested in showcasing their small business, please have them reach out to Bryn Empey srcevents@ubishops.ca to secure a table.

Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Location: The Gait

Price: Open to Community

December 8-9-10, 2023

Fine Arts Open House

Fine Arts Open House

Come and see what the Fine Arts students have been working on!

Friday, December 8: 12:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 9: 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 10: 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Facebook Event link

Location: Molson Building

Price: Free / Open to Community

December 9-10, 2023

Festival of Lessons and Carols 2023

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Under the direction of Sarah Heath the St. Mark’s Chapel Choir hosts their annual Festival of Lessons and Carols. Enjoy traditional Christmas music at this special, candlelit service.

Saturday, December 9 @ 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 10 @ 2:00 p.m.

Location: St. Mark’s Chapel

Price: Free will offering

Looking Ahead

Get your tickets or find out more about these great events that are ongoing or in the not-so-distant future!

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