Cultural Exchanges festival bookings 2019

This year's festival highlights include:

Will Self (The philosophical elements of constructions of psychopathology)
Distinguished author, journalist, and broadcaster Will Self is a significant voice in many fields. His talk addresses constructions of psychopathology with reference to philosophy and culture. Book now

Munroe Bergdorf
Model and activist Munroe Bergdorf is familiar for her refreshingly honest insight into ‘white privilege’, diversity and the LGBT+ community. She is joined in conversation by DMU Student, Sophie Hamilton with a Q&A to follow. Book now

Nikesh Shukla
Author Nikesh Shukla and editor of The Good Immigrant is joined by Mahsuda Snaith (The Things We Thought We Knew) for a stimulating conversation with one of today’s most influential literary voices. Book now

Jamal Edwards MBE
Entrepreneur and founder of SBTV, Jamal Edwards MBE joins us for a talk with Derrick Mensah, Vice President Student Activities, De Montfort Student Union, for what promises to be an unmissable Q&A for budding recording artists and entrepreneurs alike. Book now

Book online

Cultural Exchanges Box Office is now open, we advise pre-booking through our Ticket Source webpage or Box Office hotline to ensure your space. You can make an advanced booking online through Ticketsource or to book with a member of the team please call our Box Office hotline - (0116) 250 6229 between 1-2pm Mon-Fri.

See all our events on the ticketsource website.

If you have any other Box Office queries please email us through or alternatively call (0116) 250 6229. 

Monday 25 February 2019
 EventLocation Time CatBooking 
Ellen Nolan Clephan 0.01 2-3pm T

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Ruth Singer Clephan 0.01 4-6pm T + F + D Book online
Kenneth Morrison Clephan 3.01 5-6.30pm F + T Book online
Cold War Stories Clephan 3.03 7-8.30pm D Book online
Fine Art Auction Vijay Patel Building 4.05 & Fletcher Suite 6pm - onwards A No booking required
Tuesday 26 February 2019
 EventLocation Time CatBooking 
Demon Crew - Creative Writing Clephan 2.29 12-1pm P

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Kassia St Clair Clephan 3.03 2-3.15pm T Book online
Creativity in the Digital Age Trinity House 2-4pm T Book online
Lol & Get Belly Tickling Quickly with Ish Secular Hall 4.30-6.30pm W Book online
Lala Meredith-Vula Hugh Aston 0.10 6-7pm T Book online
Helen Marshall Clephan 3.01


P Book online
Jim Burrows Unearthly Desires Campus Centre 2.17


P Book online
Sound.Points Finding a Place to Be PACE 1


T + W Book online
Chanda Vyas LCB Depot


T Book online
Michael Watson Clephan 3.03


IC Book online
PINGGG…K! Secular Hall

7.30pm-till late

P Book online
Wednesday 27 February 2019
 EventLocationTime CatBooking 
Degradation Clephan 3.01 1-5pm T + D

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Post Grad Writing Clephan 2.30 1-2pm P Book online
John Young Music Installation PACE 2 2-3pm
P Book online
Social Impact Trinity House 2-4pm T Book online
Jamal Edwards Clephan 2.13 3-4pm IC Book online
Anna Kessel Clephan 0.01 4-5pm IC Book online
Ugly Bucket Theatre PACE 1 6- 7pm P Book online
Nikesh Shukla Clephan 0.01 6-7pm IC Book online
Munroe Bergdorf Clephan 3.03 7- 8pm IC Book online
Thursday 28 February 2019
 EventLocation Time CatBooking 
Generation Revolution Clephan 3.01 1-3pm F + D

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Arts in Prisons Part I Clephan 3.03 2-3pm D Book online
Funmi Adewole PACE 3 2-3.30pm W Book online
Arts in Prisons Part II Clephan 3.03 3-4pm T Book online
Robin Buttery Clephan 0.01 4-5pm T Book online
Rita Marcalo Clephan 3.01 6-7pm T Book online
Soofiya Andry LCB Depot 6.30-7.30pm  T + E Book online
Will Self Clephan 2.13 6.30-7.30pm  T Book online
Friday 1 March 2019
 EventLocation Time CatBooking 
Music Industry Panel Clephan 0.01 3-4pm D

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South Asian arts and the LGBTQ Community Clephan 3.01 3-4pm IC Book online
Shiva Raichandani PACE 3 4.30-6pm W Book online
Professor Mark Griffiths Clephan 0.01 5-6pm T

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Zoo Indigo PACE 1 7-8pm P Book online

Disabled parking passes need to be pre-booked by calling the Box Office hotline. There is no parking on campus during the day however after 5:00pm the staff car park behind Kimberlin Library will be open for Cultural Exchanges audience members. For more information on public parking please visit:

Terms and Conditions


  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the event is due to begin, with your email confirmation, in order to guarantee your reservation.
  • Online booking closes 2hrs prior to the event.
  • Requests for refunds will only be considered up to 48hrs before the event.
  • Please inform the box office (0116 250 6229) if you have any hearing or mobility requirements.
  • For bookings greater than 10 people please phone the box office.


Key to Festival categories

A:  Auction

C: Conference

D:  Discussion 

E:  Exhibition

F: Film     

IC:   In Conversation  

L:  Launch

  P: Performance   T: Talk

W:  Workshop



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