Events in June 2017

NT Live, Encore: Obsession

1st Jun 2017 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

A chilling tale of passion and destruction. Starring Jude Law, and broadcast live from London's Barbican Theatre, Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge,) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.

A Quiet Passion - Film Screening and Q&A

7th Jun 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

A Quiet Passion traces the life of the acclaimed and notoriously reclusive American poet, Emily Dickinson. Producers, Roy Boulter and Sol Papadopoulos, and Director of EHU's Institute for Creative Enterprise, Prof Roger Shannon, introduce this special screening. TICKETS FREE!

Exclaim!

8th Jun 2017 - 6:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Have the chance to view some of the most exciting student work including Music, Dance, Film and Television, Drama, Advertising, Musical Theatre, and Computing degree programmes. TICKETS FREE!

Beyond the Edge

10th Jun 2017 - 11:00am

The Arts Centre - Big Top. Rock Garden

Roll up, roll up for the Big Top Tent feast of circus spectacle, daring-do and sheer silliness! Suitable for all ages. Presented & Circus Sensible and Edge Hill. TICKETS are FREE!

Beyond the Edge

10th Jun 2017 - 2:00pm

The Arts Centre - Big Top, Rock Garden

Roll up, roll up for the Big Top Tent feast of circus spectacle, daring-do and sheer silliness! Suitable for all ages. Presented & Circus Sensible and Edge Hill. TICKETS are FREE!

NT Live: Peter Pan (Recorded)

10th Jun 2017 - 2:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale. A delight for children and adults. ‘Spellbindingly imaginative. A dazzling production.’ ★★★★★ Radio Times. SAVE MONEY - FAMILY TICKET available on this event!

Publishing the North

12th Jun 2017 - 5:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Is there such a thing as ‘northern writing’? How do northern publishers cultivate an identity that is both local and international? What do small publishers have to offer that the big conglomerates don’t? TICKETS FREE!

RSC Live, Encore: Antony & Cleopatra

14th Jun 2017 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends. ‘Josette Simon is a Cleopatra to die for…an extraordinarily physical performance’ ★★★★ OBSERVER

Open Day

17th Jun 2017 - 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.

The Mersey Sound at 50

17th Jun 2017 - 5:30pm - 6:45pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Mersey Sound, one of the world's most influential anthologies with Catherine Marcangeli and Paul Farley in Conversation with EHU's Prof Roger Shannon. TICKETS FREE!

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Roger McGough

17th Jun 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

‘I spent the summer with Monika and Monika spent the summer with me’. McGough reads his magical and iconic 1967 tale of love as the RLPO’s Ensemble 10/10 plays composer's Andy Roberts’ original accompanying music. TICKETS are FREE!

Creating a Social Identity for COPD

21st Jun 2017 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Tech Hub

Creating a Social Identity for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients Attending Pulmonary Exercise Rehabilitation - Dr Andrew Levy

I Am Not Your Negro - Film Screening plus Q&A

21st Jun 2017 - 6:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Prompted by James Baldwin’s writing, Raoul Peck’s Oscar-nominated documentary has been dubbed a ‘cinematic séance’, and hailed as one of the best films about the American Civil Rights era. Cert: 12A TICKETS FREE!

Cartref

21st Jun 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Set when the foundations of Welsh National Identity were laid, Cartref explores Wales’ most influential migrant community, the Liverpool Welsh. Presented by Theatr Gadair Ddu, TICKETS FREE!

Identity Crisis

22nd Jun 2017 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Phina Oruche is having an identity crisis. Best known for her role as aloof supermodel Liberty Baker in ITV1 drama Footballers’ Wives, Phina, now in her 40s, has started to question who she really is. TICKETS FREE!

NT Live: Salomé

22nd Jun 2017 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Directed by Yaël Farber (Les Blancs), this charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

STUCK

28th Jun 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Using digital video technology, soundscape and live performance, STUCK is an autobiographical journey depicting the gradual decline of the artist’s mother from advancing dementia. TICKETS FREE!

Medea / Mother's Clothes

28th Jun 2017 - 6:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Edge Hill's Dr Lena Simic's performance re-envisages this mythical character and explores concepts of motherhood, intimately portraying the life of a contemporary mother living in a foreign country. TICKETS are FREE!

NT Live, Encore: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

29th Jun 2017 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Imelda Staunton is at her magnificent best. A first-rate revival of an astonishing play.’ ★★★★★‘ The Guardian on James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed production of Edward Albee’s masterpiece.