What’s On

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!

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

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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.

Gaudete

17th Mar 2017, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

An OBRA Theatre Company production based on Gaudete by Ted Hughes. Directed by Kate Hannah Papi. Presented by Unity Theatre in association with the Arts Centre at Edge Hill University. FOR BOOKING INFORMATION, please click the Gaudete event link above.

Gaudete

18th Mar 2017, 7:30pm

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An OBRA Theatre Company production based on Gaudete by Ted Hughes. Directed by Kate Hannah Papi. Presented by Unity Theatre in association with the Arts Centre at Edge Hill University. FOR BOOKING INFORMATION, please click the Gaudete event link above.

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.

Bohemian Lights

4th Apr 2017, 7:30pm

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Second Year Edge Hill University Drama Students present A Season of Plays by Ramón del Valle-Inclán. Bohemian Lights, translated and adapted by David Johnston.

Bohemian Lights

5th Apr 2017, 7:30pm

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Second Year Edge Hill University Drama Students present A Season of Plays by Ramón del Valle-Inclán. Bohemian Lights, translated and adapted by David Johnston.

Savage Acts

6th Apr 2017, 7:30pm

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Second Year Edge Hill University Drama Students present A Season of Plays by Ramón del Valle-Inclán. Savage Acts, translated by Robert Lima

Savage Acts

8th Apr 2017, 7:30pm

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Second Year Edge Hill University Drama Students present A Season of Plays by Ramón del Valle-Inclán. Savage Acts, translated by Robert Lima.

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.

The Comedy of Errors

2nd Jul 2017, 3:30pm

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Performed by Illyria, the Open Air Theatre Company in the beautiful setting of the Rock Garden. Please dress for the weather both rain or shine, and bring a low-backed chair or rug to sit on - and a bring a picnic too if you wish. Wheelchair accessible.