Christopher Nibble

1st Oct 2016 - 2:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

An uplifting story of one guinea pig’s selfless undertaking to help halt the disappearance of the delicious dandelion forever! Presented by Topsy Turvy with puppets, original music and stunning scenery, for children age 2 - 7 years.

NT Live Encore: The Deep Blue Sea

1st Oct 2016 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Helen McCrory (Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece, playing one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. "This production is a stand-out. Helen McCrory is fantastic..." The Times 5 STARS

Student Talent Show

4th Oct 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!

Nexus : Whispers

4th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Edge Hill University's Performing Arts Department present Making Performance Season 2016. Vexed Theatre presents Nexus: Whispers by Seamus Fox.

Florence Foster Jenkins

5th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

The inspirational true story of the eponymous New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. Stars Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. Cert: PG

In Conversation with Brendan King, Biographer of Beryl Bainbridge

6th Oct 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Dr Mari Hughes-Edwards, Reader in English Literature at Edge Hill University, interviews author, editor and Beryl Bainbridge's former friend and private secretary Brendan King as he discusses his Radio 4 Book of the Week, Beryl Bainbridge - Love By All Sorts of Means, the first ever full biography of the seminal Liverpool novelist.

Journey's End

6th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A harrowing insight into the humanity of the First World War based on R. C. Sherriff’s own experiences in the trenches. Presented by Immersion Theatre and utterly compelling, "Intensely poignant...will move you to tears...a top production" 4 STARS Stage Review

Open Day

8th Oct 2016 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Edge Hill University

For a taste of the Edge Hill experience, and the chance to look around our impressive Ormskirk Campus, come along to our open day.

Nexus: Whispers

10th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Edge Hill University Performing Arts Department present Making Performance Season 2016. Vexed Theatre presents Nexus: Whispers by Seamus Fox.

Open Mic Night - October

10th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - The Red Bar

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 Playing Ground

11th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Edge Hill University Performing Arts Department present Making Performance Season 2016. Devised by Lee Kenny. Limited capacity.

RSC Live: King Lear

12th Oct 2016 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

RSC Associate Artist Antony Sher plays King Lear, one of the greatest parts written by Shakespeare in this, one of Shakespeare’s most epic and powerful plays, directed by RSC Artist Director Gregory Doran. Cert: As Live 12A

Call Mr Robeson - a life, with songs

13th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Paul Robeson is a world-famous actor, singer and civil rights campaigner. Written and performed by Tayo Aluko, with live piano accompaniment, this is a roller-coaster journey through Robeson’s remarkable life. 5 STARS Fringe Review

Happy Hour

18th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Following their hugely enjoyable That's Amore, Tmesis Theatre return with their brand new production - a poignant, fast paced, comedy exploring our 21st century obsession with happiness and success.

Half Measures

19th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Written by Tim Prentki, and presented by One hour Theatre Company, Half Measures sets the Vienna of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure against life in Liverpool today.

Me Before You

19th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm - 9:20pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Taking a job at the local “castle”, Lou becomes caregiver and companion to Will, a wealthy young banker who became wheelchair bound in an accident. Both find their lives - and hearts - changing in ways neither one could have imagined. Cert: 12A

Graduate Recruitment Fair

20th Oct 2016 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

The Hub

Edge Hill University are hosting the 2016 Graduate Recruitment Fair, with over 40 exhibitors expected to attend.

Dirty Glitter

20th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A comedy-thriller set in New York, this neon-noir is presented by Naughty Corner Productions and follows Murphy and Valmont, private investigators hired to find a missing girl during the height of disco, 1979.

Witness

25th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Nominated for best independent company at the National Dance Awards 2015, Company Chameleon turns the spotlight on mental health in a sensitive and unique portrayal of a family coping through crisis. LIMITED TICKETS LEFT!

Working Class Idiots

26th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Edge Hill University Performing Arts Department present Making Performance Season 2016. Working Class Idiots is devised by Callum Forbes.

Andrew Michael Hurley

26th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Set on the shifting sands of the wild Lancashire coastline and greeted as a gothic masterpiece, Andrew Michael Hurley’s first novel, The Loney, has gone on to win the Costa First Novel Award and be named Book of the Year for 2016.

Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer

27th Oct 2016 - 7:15pm - 10:15pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

John Osborne’s modern classic. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as the Archie Rice in the final production for Plays at the Garrick season. Cert: As Live 12A

Feast

27th Oct 2016 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Receiving outstanding critical praise, this funny, disgusting and politically apt show is about food. Presented by Clout Theatre Company, expect high energy, impressive and visually stunning physical carnage.

Marty MacDonald's Toy Machine

29th Oct 2016 - 2:30pm - 11:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A brand new show with CBeebies’ Justin Fletcher and Nicole Davis as the voices of Pongo the Pig and Molly-Moo the Cow - from the team who brought you Marty MacDonald’s Farm! A fun, musical, interactive adventure particularly suitable for 2 – 7 year olds.