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What’s On at John Lyon

See what’s on at John Lyon with a selection of key forthcoming School events.

Learn more about what’s on at John Lyon with times, dates and ticket information about our large and varied range of events, from concerts and plays, to exhibitions and lectures.

John Lyon School in Action - Summer Term 2021

An opportunity for prospective John Lyon pupils and parents to see the School at work on a regular School day.

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MONARCHY

Professor Kate Williams at John Lyon

Tuesday 11th May 2021
6.30 – 7.30pm
Microsoft Teams Broadcast
Pupils, parents, staff and Governors will be sent a link to attend.

Historian and broadcaster Professor Kate Williams looks at the past, present and future of the British Monarchy. A specialist in modern history, royal and constitutional affairs, she has made a number of television programmes for the BBC and other networks, and has become a well-known face on British television, often asked to give her views on the British monarchy. Professor Williams is also an author and academic, who lectures in Modern History at the University of Reading.


FROM FACT TO FILM TO FICTION

Jane Hawking at John Lyon

Tuesday 22nd June 2021
6.30 – 7.30pm
Boyd Campbell Hall

Award-winning writer and teacher Jane Hawking will talk to pupils, parents and staff about her life and career as an academic and writer, including how her autobiographical book, Travelling to Infinity, was turned into award-winning movie The Theory of Everything, an examination of her relationship with Stephen Hawking, as he was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and rose to global fame as a physicist.


SUMMER SHOWCASE

Wednesday 23rd June 2021
6.00 – 7.15pm
Boyd Campbell Hall

John Lyon’s musicians and vocalists take to the Boyd Campbell Hall stage to perform a range of music, featuring the Brass Ensemble, Pride of Lyon’s, String Ensemble, plus our soloists. Admission free – no tickets required. Everyone is welcome, especially pupils, parents and members of the John Lyon community.

POP CONCERT

Tuesday 29th June 2021
6.00 – 7.15pm
Boyd Campbell Hall

Come and hear our talented bands turn up the volume to eleven and entertain you with an array of hit sounds, featuring the R&B Group, Rock Bands and the Guitar Ensemble. Admission free – no tickets required. Everyone is welcome, especially pupils, parents and members of the John Lyon community.