Upcoming Events

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Please note the Ian Leverton Lecture is now cancelled.

Hugh Oldham Teatime Lecture - Russell T Davies

Russell T Davies in conversation with MGS Head of Drama, Matthew Nichols. Russell was awarded the 2006 Dennis Potter Award at BAFTA for his writing services to television and an OBE in the Queen’s 2008 Birthday Honours list for services to drama. In 2015 Russell was awarded the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award for his Outstanding Contribution to Writing. A graduate of Oxford University, he completed the BBC Director’s course before becoming a TV producer. He started writing whilst working in the Manchester department of Children’s BBC. He has created several award-winning series including the ground-breaking QUEER AS FOLK, BOB AND ROSE for which he won the British Comedy Award for Writer of the Year and Best Comedy Drama, THE SECOND COMING for which he won the RTS Award for Best Network Drama and Broadcast Award’s Best Single Drama. Limited Series and TV Movie and Broadcast News Award for Drama of the Year 2018. He has most recently created and written 6-part drama YEARS AND YEARS for BBC One/HBO starring Emma Thompson, Anne Reid and Russell Tovey.

Thursday 3 October 2019, 4:00pm (refreshments served from 3:45pm)
MGS Memorial Hall
Admission free, book your place here.


Careers in Technology Evening

As the digital world continues to grow, so too do the opportunities for those working in technology today. A career in tech can be exciting, varied and creative, as well as financially rewarding. We will hear from a varied panel of industry experts, followed by an audience Q+A session.

There will then be the chance to network with all our panellists and more great representatives from the industry to ask questions more informally. This event is for students in years 10-13 who are strongly encouraged to bring along a parent or guardian.

Friday 4 October 2019, 5:00-7:30pm
MGS Theatre
Admission free, book your place here.