The Farquhar at UVic

International Guitar Night

International Guitar Night Jan 26

Featuring acoustic rock sensation Luca Stricagnoli (Italy), progressive classical guitarist, Thu Le (Vietnam), Slack Key master Jim Kimo West (Hawaii) and Latin Swing pioneer Lulo Reinhardt (Germany)

International Guitar Night Jan 26

Kalabante: Afrique En Cirque Feb 26

Direct from Quebec, Kalabanté: Afrique en Cirque is a stunning evening of extraordinary African drumming and acrobatics.

Kalabante: Afrique En Cirque Feb 26
uvic orchestra

UVic School of Music

UVic Ensembles return to the concert hall with a series of performances. Events are live streamed so you can also enjoy them from the comfort of your home.

UVic School of Music

Seek culture, creativity, community. Find it at the Farquhar at UVic.


From performances, lectures, recitals to video & audio recording and live streaming, the Farquhar Auditorium offers many rental opportunities outside of University use.  The venue features a beautiful acoustic environment (the only one of its kind on Vancouver Island), a 2000 square foot stage and full services in audio, video and stage lighting. 



  • Obtain your proof of vaccination. Get your BC Vaccine Card (for everyone 12+)
  • Arrive early (doors will open 40 mins before events) to give you enough time to find parking and be screened at entry.
  • Required for entry. Please be ready to present your government-issued Photo ID (for 18+) and provincial App and/or government-issued vaccination status (QR code).
  • Proof of vaccination will be checked on the main floor and balcony levels.  Please head to the appropriate area as indicated on your tickets.  Staff are on hand to assist as needed, please ask if you require assistance.
  • Proof of vaccination will be completed first before we check tickets for seating.
  • Masks are required for all attendees aged 5+ and must be worn at all times in the building.
  • Please stay home if you are not feeling well. Contact the UVic Ticket Centre to arrange a refund prior to the event.
  • Concession and Coatcheck services are not available at this time.

 Please note, as per current BC Public Health Order, all January 2022 events are limited to 50% capacity.


Refund Policy

We are happy to offer a refund prior to the event (minus the one time order fee) to anyone who is unable to attend.

For more on UVic's Communicable Disease plan visit


Interested in a venue booking? Email ca to inquire.



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