Archive for the ‘The Arts’ Category

King’s Week: Drama Auditions

Category: Events, News, The Arts

From Tuesday 24th February the drama department are holding open auditions in Shirley Hall for all budding actors and actresses looking to take part in performances during King’s Week 2015. Mint Yard Play Tuesday 24th February 4.30 – 6pm – Fifth Form & Sixth Form Day Pupils 8.45 – Sixth Form Shell Play Tuesday 3rd March 4.40 – More »

Art, Music and Sports Awards

Category: News, Sports, The Arts

The King’s School, Canterbury has made the following awards for excellence in Art, Music and Sport for the September 2015 entry: Art SCHOLARSHIPS (13+) Adam Dalton     Vinehall School Arabella Fox-Pitt    Wellesley House Maria Terenteva    Junior King’s School EXHIBITIONS Alex Bird    St. Michael’s Preparatory School Emily Coleman    Brambletye Marissa Onwuka More »

Crypt Choir Tour to Edinburgh

Category: Events, News, The Arts

The King’s School Crypt choir are embarking on a two day tour of Edinburgh, Scotland over 13th & 14th February. Friday 13th February sees an Evensong event at the Sir Gilbert Scott designed St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in the West End of Edinburgh’s New Town.  5.30pm Saturday 14th February (Valentine’s Day) presents a lunchtime recital at St Giles’ More »

Juliet Wolff wins Marlowe Young Musician of the Year

Category: Events, News, The Arts

Juliet Wolff of Walpole House has won the prestigious Marlowe Young Musician of the Year Competition. Each of the six finalists played a concerto movement accompanied by the Kent Concert Orchestra, conducted by John Perkins at the Marlowe Theatre on Tuesday 4 February. Juliet played the final movement of the Elgar Cello Concerto. Theatre Director More »

ARTiculation 2015

Category: News, The Arts

The winner of the internal heat of ARTiculation 2015 is Polina Usenko for her presentation of Fedor Reshetnikov’s painting Low Marks Again (1952). 2nd was Sami Ruston on Degas’ sculpture Little Dancer Aged 14 (1881) 3rd was Esther Thomas on Degas’ Belleli Family (1858-69) Honourable mentions: Alex Abadjieva Lloyd’s Building, London Elena Uvarova Goya’s Asmodeo More »

The King’s Society: The Imperial War Museum

Category: News, The Arts

On 28th January The King’s Society will be attending a private tour of the First World War Art Collection at The Imperial War Museum. The King’s Society will be able to explore the unique record of the history of conflict from 1914 to the present day on an exclusive private tour of the Imperial War More »

The King’s Society – Tour of the National Gallery

Category: Events, News, The Arts

The King’s Society are visiting the National Gallery and the Rembrandt exhibition on Wednesday 14th January for a private tour with Rose Balston from Art History UK. Rembrandt’s extraordinary oil paintings reveal a fascinating insight into his life and his everchanging artistic style. Prior to entering the exhibition Rose will give an introduction to Rembrandt and More »

The King’s School Choral Society

Category: News, The Arts

Singers of any age or standard are welcome to join the King’s School Choral Society, as they go about preparing for a performance of Verdi’s magnificent Requiem, which will take place on Saturday 7th March 2015 in Canterbury Cathedral. No audition is necessary and curious participants are more than welcome to come along and see More »

Canterbury Festival

Category: Events, News, The Arts

The School is once again a sponsor of the Canterbury Festival. Events in the Shirley Hall include The Gastronaut’s Edible Bug Show (Sunday 19 October), Richard Wiseman (Wednesday 22 October), David Starkey on Music and Monarchy (Friday 24 October), Voces8 Workshop (Saturday 25 October), Simon Evans (Saturday 25 October), Freddy Kempf (Wednesday 29 October) and More »

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