Events in April 2016

Leaping Frog

2nd Apr 2016 - 2:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Presented by Theatre Rotto, charismatic puppets and a storyteller take us on a musical journey. Featuring spotted skunks, horned owls, Beardo the Bullrush, Mr Fisher the heron and Goggles, the special wood frog. For children aged 3 years +

Short Cuts Cinema presents Brooklyn

6th Apr 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Two countries, two loves and one heart. A powerful drama based on Colm Tóibín’s novel, in which Ellis Lacey is forced to choose between her old life in Ireland and her new one in Brooklyn. Cert: 12A.

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

7th Apr 2016 - 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Back by popular demand, a brand new show for 2016! Featuring a full band and all the hits: Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water and many more. An evening not to be missed! SOLD OUT!

Identity Crisis

12th Apr 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Returning to the Arts Centre - Identity Crisis explores one black woman’s identity as told through Phina Oruche’s own journey, from model, to the big and small screens and beyond.

Short Cuts Cinema presents The Walk

13th Apr 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

The remarkable true story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. Cert: PG. "Breathtaking" The Guardian.

Care Takers

14th Apr 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Presented by Truant Theatre, “Care Takers is a battle royale between youthful potential and idealism and the system that evolves to choke it, with an explosive outcome." Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

Talent Night

19th Apr 2016 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

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!

Finding Solutions to Pregnancy Problems

20th Apr 2016 - 5:30pm

Business and Law building - B001

Jayne has a long-standing interest in understanding the development of the placenta and the treatment of complications during pregnancy. Her work is concerned with pregnancy problems such as restriction of fetal growth within the womb, stillbirth, pre-eclampsia, maternal diabetes and premature labour, all of which threaten the lives and health of both mothers and babies […]

Ricky Tomlinson - Political Prisoner

20th Apr 2016 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A rare audience with actor Ricky Tomlinson talking about his experiences as one of the ‘Shrewsbury 24’, activists who were arrested and charged with a range of offences following the first national building workers’ strike in 1972. EVENT NOW FULL!

Short Cuts Cinema presents Carol

20th Apr 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Set in 1950s, two women develop a fast bond that becomes a love with complicated consequences. A British-American romantic drama based on the novel The Price of Salt (also known as Carol). Cert: 15.

Dorothy's War

21st Apr 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

An exciting new musical play based on the true story of Dorothy Lawrence. Told through the fabulous songs of the period, The Harmonettes present an extra-ordinary and little-known story of daring and courage in WW1. You will be gripped, love the songs, sing along, laugh, and above all, you will be moved.

Tuesdays at Tesco's

26th Apr 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Pauline used to be Paul and as far as her father is concerned she still is. Sometimes comic and sometimes tragic, Tangled Web present a thought-provoking journey exploring perceptions of identity and acceptance that stay with you.

Short Cuts Cinema presents The Lady in the Van

27th Apr 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

The true story of Alan Bennett's strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman whom he allowed to temporarily park her battered van in his driveway. She stayed there for 15 years. Cert: 12A. SOLD OUT!

JV2 2016, A Triple Bill

28th Apr 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

This year's JV2 is an ensemble of 16 young, talented international dancers including EHU graduate Dan Brown. All are hand-picked by Artistic Director Jasmin Vardimon. Directed and choreographed by Jasmin Vardimon, A?E and Vinicius Salles.