The British Academy Summer Showcase 2022

Fri 17 - Sat 18 Jun 2022

Wheelchair accessible venue
Visitors of the Summer Showcase converse with a researcher, overlayed by orange neon lights shaped as quotation marks. The British Academy Summer Showcase logo in the centre.
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Meet the researchers shaping our world

Join us this June as we throw open our doors for the British Academy’s annual two-day Summer Showcase, a free festival of ideas for curious minds. Alongside a programme of talks, workshops and performances, 12 of our researchers will bring their work to life – from livestreamed global connections and an immersive VR experience, to calligraphy workshops and a conspiracy kitchen. Meet the brightest minds in history, psychology, sociology and more, and be inspired to think differently about the world around you.


Opening hours:

Friday 17 June, 9am–3pm and 6–9pm

Saturday 18 June, 11am–5pm

Researcher Late

Friday 17 June, 6–9pm

Come along to a special evening view of the Summer Showcase and explore the exhibits, enjoy stimulating talks, get advice on research funding applications, and network with researchers at our complimentary drinks reception.

British Academy Book Prize Anniversary giveaway

By attending this year’s Summer Showcase, you will be entered into a special giveaway to win a bundle of 10 captivating non-fiction books that have been awarded the British Academy Book Prize, to celebrate the prize's 10th anniversary.

The British Academy Summer Showcase 2019

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