What’s On

Open Mic Night

23rd Jan 2017, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Edge Hill is bursting with talented students who can sing or dance, recite poetry, play an instrument or have another hidden talent. Book your slot with the Box Office - or be part of the audience. FREE, just turn up!

Peggy Su!

24th Jan 2017, 7:00pm

Business and Law building | Book Now

A romantic comedy set in Liverpool's Chinese community, Edge Hill's Confucius Institute presents a FREE special screening of the award-winning Peggy Su! Please note 7pm start time. Venue is the University's Business School Lecture Theatre.

Ceniza (Ashes)

24th Jan 2017, 7:30pm

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Performed and conceived by Lucho Guzman, a lone soldier takes refuge in an abandoned big-top. He opens the clown’s suitcase and gets drawn into the world of the circus. Drinks reception 6.30pm. Performance 7.30pm. Book Launch 8.30pm. TICKETS are FREE.

I, Daniel Blake

25th Jan 2017, 7:30pm

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Ken Loach directs this powerful drama that follows a 59-year-old joiner as he tries to navigate the British benefits system. "A battle cry for the dispossessed." The Guardian 5 STARS Cert 15

Upon Awakening

30th Jan 2017, 7:00pm

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An emotive production that journeys through darkness to find hope, Fallen Angels Dance Theatre tells real-life stories for and about people in recovery: raising awareness, and breaking down barriers and stigma.

Meat and Greet

31st Jan 2017, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

Very little ends up going to plan at Nate and Sebastian's housewarming party ... An original play by Edge Hill University Creative Writing Students.

NT Live: Amadeus

2nd Feb 2017, 6:45pm

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Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Cert: As Live 12A

An Audience with Julie Atherton

6th Feb 2017, 8:00pm

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For one night only! Preston-born Julie Atherton - West End star of Avenue Q, Fame and Mamma Mia! Performing songs from several new musicals, tracks from her albums and career highlights. Don't miss!

Michel Faber

7th Feb 2017, 6:30pm

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Award-winning writer Michel Faber's work includes New York Times Best Seller The Crimson Petal and the White, adapted into a BBC4 drama, and his electrifying debut, Under the Skin, was made into a film.

Under the Skin

8th Feb 2017, 7:30pm

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Starring Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Glazer’s critically-acclaimed third feature film Under The Skin, is about seeing ourselves through alien eyes. Cert 15

Pact With Pointlessness

9th Feb 2017, 7:00pm

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Life, death and what to do about it all, the seasoned Wendy Houstoun is in defiant form. Stand up meets vaudeville eccentricity in this performance of organised chaos.

And The Word Was

9th Feb 2017, 10:00am

The Arts Centre

Edge Hill's Creative Writing students showcase their visual art practice with this exhibition of work. Curated by writer, artist, and EHU post-graduate student Bill Bulloch. From 9th - 24th February, 10am-5pm. FREE!

Negative Space

13th Feb 2017, 8:00pm

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From a blank architectural canvas, something fantastical emerges. It's a love story. It's a slapstick comedy. It's slasher, action, melodrama...and not a single word is spoken. Presented by Reckless Sleepers.

Negative Space

14th Feb 2017, 8:00pm

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From a blank architectural canvas, something fantastical emerges. It's a love story. It's a slapstick comedy. It's slasher, action, melodrama...and not a single word is spoken. Presented by Reckless Sleepers.

I Told My Mum I Was Going on an R.E. Trip…

15th Feb 2017, 7:00pm

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A funny, frank and moving new verbatim show that challenges assumptions and ideas about abortion - something that 1 in 3 women in the UK will experience in their lifetimes. Presented by award-winning 20 Stories High, and featuring a multi-talented young female cast.

Captain Fantastic

15th Feb 2017, 7:30pm

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Unconventional family drama starring Viggo Mortensen as Ben, a father raising his six children in the isolated forests of the Pacific Northwest. 5 STARS Den of Geek. Cert 15

NT Live: Saint Joan

16th Feb 2017, 6:45pm

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Josie Rourke (Coriolanus, Les Liaisons Dangereuses) directs Gemma Arterton (Gemma Bovery, Nell Gwynn, Made in Dagenham) as Joan of Arc in this electrifying masterpiece.

Open Mic Night

20th Feb 2017, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Edge Hill is bursting with talented students who can sing or dance, recite poetry, play an instrument or have another hidden talent. Book your slot with the Box Office - or be part of the audience. FREE, just turn up!

Student Talent Night

21st Feb 2017, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

Celebrating the student talent of Edge Hill - a night where you can take over the stage! Book your slot with the Box Office - or come and watch this FREE performance. No tickets required, just turn up!

LEVIATHAN

28th Feb 2017, 7:30pm

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LEVIATHAN is man versus nature. Multi-award winning choreographer James Wilton re-imagines Herman Melville’s seminal novel, Moby Dick. It will leave you gasping for air. + Curtain raiser by EdgeFWD and 3rdEDge, the University's dance companies.

Ship of Fools Exhibition

1st Mar 2017, 10:00am

The Arts Centre

Presented by the Creative Writing Department, The Ship of Fools Exhibition forms part of the celebration of work by Edge Hill's Professor Robert Sheppard. From 1st March-31st March, 10:00am-5:00pm. FREE!

Hallucinogenic Visions

2nd Mar 2017, 6:00pm

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In the mind-bending ‘Hallucinogenic Visions’, prolific screenwriter and actor, Graham Duff explores the techniques that cinema has used to make hallucinations manifest on screen.

Third Year Student Manifestos

2nd Mar 2017, 10:00am

The Arts Centre

Manifesto performances, installations and proclamations by third year Dance and Drama, Dance and Drama with Physical Theatre, and Visual Theatre students. FREE, just turn up between 10am - 4pm.

The Label Band Night

4th Mar 2017, 8:00pm

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Youth Hostel, Oranj Son & Shrinking Minds, three of the most exciting bands on the University's record label: The Label Recordings, perform at the Arts Centre.

Slap & Tickle

7th Mar 2017, 7:30pm

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Liz Aggiss creates a feminist soup: a dark and ribald physical commentary about women. "A very funny solo piece…" The Guardian

NT Live: Hedda Gabler

9th Mar 2017, 6:45pm

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Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free... Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, Jane Eyre) plays the title role in a new version by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal, Closer).

In Search of the Phoenix

9th Mar 2017, 4:00pm

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Based upon the Russian folk hero Sadko, this new music theatre work is a collaborative project between Chatsworth High School and Community College, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Edge Hill University.

Workshy by Katy Baird

9th Mar 2017, 7:30pm

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This is a show about work. Join Katy Baird for a very personal story of the ups and downs of what it means to serve you – the great British Public. Suitable for aged 18 years plus.

FoMO, mofos!

14th Mar 2017, 7:30pm

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Created by Mary Pearson FoMO, mofos! is a kaleidoscopic meditation passing through the films 'Blow-up' and 'Mullholland Drive' and the songs of Robert Wyatt, Kraftwerk and John Lennon; a modern myth, cautionary tale, and cinematic visual feast.

Cartoonopolis

15th Mar 2017, 2:00pm

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A story of two brothers, 1 family, goodies, baddies and autism. Written and performed by emerging actor and writer, Lewis Bray.

Borderland

16th Mar 2017, 7:30pm

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Challenging liberal and traditional values alike, Borderland is a tale of race, sexuality and power in Oldham. Written by James Harker, Lecturer in Edge Hill's Creative Writing Department.

Open Mic Night

20th Mar 2017, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Edge Hill is bursting with talented students who can sing or dance, recite poetry, play an instrument or have another hidden talent. Book your slot with the Box Office - or be part of the audience. FREE, just turn up!

The Light Between Oceans

22nd Mar 2017, 7:30pm

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When lighthouse keeper Tom Sherbourne (Michael Fassbender) and his adored wife Isabel (Alicia Vikander) discover a baby adrift in a boat off the remote coast off Western Australia, they must make a choice. Cert 12A

A Pound of Flesh

23rd Mar 2017, 7:30pm

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One Hour Theatre Company present A Pound of Flesh, showing Shakespeare’s ‘Outsider’ characters, Caliban and Shylock, in today’s world.

Not The Horse

25th Mar 2017, 7:30pm

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Edge Hill resident theatre company, Naughty Corner Productions, return with their outrageous crime comedy, which spirals into a loud crashing finish. Suitable for ages 15 years plus.

Arrival

12th Apr 2017, 7:30pm

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After mysterious alien spacecraft land on Earth, American linguistics professor Dr Louise Banks (Amy Adams) finds herself working with the army to decode the aliens' communications. Cert 12A

Nocturnal Animals

19th Apr 2017, 7:30pm

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Years after leaving her first husband Susan Morrow receives a letter asking her to read the manuscript of his first novel. Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal star in this thriller adapted from Austin Wright's novel. Cert 15

Oliver in the Overworld

22nd Apr 2017, 2:30pm

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An Ingenious and imaginative show! Krazy Kat's Oliver in the Overworld is the first ever musical created from scratch with sign language. Suitable for ages 3-7, and also for both deaf and hearing audiences.

Salonica!

4th May 2017, 7:30pm

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Presented by Equal Voices Arts (New Zealand), with no shared language, two soldiers strike up an unlikely friendship. A play which plays with inclusivity for both Deaf and hearing audiences.