Lots to look forward to in new Riley Smith Theatre

The Riley Smith Theatre is back with an exciting new line-up.  We know everyone has been missing it so we were really keen to make sure the space was handed back to all our clubs and societies as soon as possible even though there is still a bit of work to be done to the backstage areas. However our favourite venue has been given a fresh new look with two new lifts, an increased capacity of 480 people, as well as multi-coloured retractable seating, so it can seamlessly switch from theatre to open space.

We can’t wait to show off the Riley in all of its glory with tonnes of society and external performances already planned for this term. Here’s a sneak peek of what’s coming up for term one.

Black History Month

Legacy presented by the African Caribbean Society

The final event in the Black History Month calendar Legacy, is the African Caribbean Society’s annual showcase,  packed full of creative pieces of art and food from African and Caribbean origin. Friday 28 October.

Damnation Festival

The 12th edition of Damnation Festival. Taking place across the Union on Saturday 5 November.

The line up so far includes, Enslaved, Ne Obliviscaris, Nails, Full of Hell and Oceans of Slumber.

Stage Musical Society Showcase

Join Stage Musicals Society for a showcase of their recent work on the 10-11 November.

Music Theatre Society

Music Theatre kick off their performance calendar with their version of Little Shop of Horrors, 16-19 November.

Stage Musical Society

SMS are back again with their Cabaret29 November-3 December.

Panto Society

From the 7-10 December, Panto Society bring you their take on the fairy tale, Aladdin




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