Open Mic Night

2nd Oct 2017 - 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!

Independence

3rd Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Adolescence, love and Harry Potter, Comedian Laurence Clark discovers he doesn't have to be Superman, but sometimes the unexpected depends on someone else to fasten your jeans for you. "Wickedly funny” ★★★★★ Herald

Monthly Campus Tour

4th Oct 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Edge Hill University – Main Building

Campus tours, led by a current student, take place each month and are a great opportunity to see Edge Hill University’s award-winning campus and to get a taste of what our student experience is like.

The Sense of An Ending

4th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

A powerful drama based on Julian Barnes' acclaimed novel, which tells the story of Tony Webster, a retired man who, out of nowhere, is forced to confront the consequences of things he did long ago. Cert: 15

NT Live, Encore: Hamlet

5th Oct 2017 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, the original 2015 NT Live broadcast returns to cinemas. Cert 12A

Derailed

5th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Little Soldier Productions presents a show that is also a party, a party that is also a show. A show about changing the world. Welcome to the revolution. It’s gonna get messy...

Open Day

7th Oct 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 Value of Nothing

10th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Presented by Laid Bare Theatre... Welcome. come on in. Take part in the project launch of ArtWorks, the new back to work initiative championed by the fantastic Vince Fine!

Dr Sharon Shoesmith: Understanding and working with the perceptions about social work

11th Oct 2017 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Faculty of Health and Social Care - H2 Lecture Theatre

Dr Sharon Shoesmith was Director of Haringey Children’s Services at the time of the death of Baby P. The presentation will be based on a psychosocial reading of the responses to the familial homicide of ‘Baby P’. As part of her PhD Dr Shoesmith identified a ‘cultural trope’ as a belief, a reality or a truism that blames mainly social workers for harm to children despite their work as one of a multi-agency team.

RSC Live: Coriolanus

11th Oct 2017 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Sope Dirisu (One Night in Miami, Donmar Warehouse, 2016) takes on the title role, in Shakespeare's full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield. Cert As Live 12A

Red Carpet

12th Oct 2017 - 6:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A comedy, a drama… a tragedy, a life! We invite you to enter the dream world of Red Carpet, but expect it to be pulled from under you! Contains some strong language.

Red Carpet

13th Oct 2017 - 2:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A comedy, a drama… a tragedy, a life! We invite you to enter the dream world of Red Carpet, but expect it to be pulled from under you! Contains some strong language.

Red Carpet

13th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A comedy, a drama… a tragedy, a life! We invite you to enter the dream world of Red Carpet, but expect it to be pulled from under you! Contains some strong language.

Red Carpet

14th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A comedy, a drama… a tragedy, a life! We invite you to enter the dream world of Red Carpet, but expect it to be pulled from under you! Contains some strong language.

Reverb Launch

16th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - The Red Bar

Join us for a brand new spoken word and open mic series bringing together interdisciplinary writers and artists to create noise reverberations. FREE, just turn up!

The Preston Bill

17th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Presented by award-winning Andy Smith & Fuel, a one man show featuring the story of a man from Preston which charts the world's history via his story from 1935 today. Reviews Hub ★★★★

Chamber Music Edge Hill: AdLibitum

18th Oct 2017 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Andrea and Djordje Gajic make up the exciting violin/accordion duo, AdLibitum. Both extremely proficient artists in their own solo careers, together they perform an exciting repertoire and tour worldwide. TICKETS are FREE.

Mother Load

19th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Grace Surman presents Mother Load, an uplifting and powerful choreographic work reflects on relationships between parent and child.

Pearl of Africa Children's Choir

21st Oct 2017 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

With an evocative mix of traditional Ugandan songs, dance and drumming containing infectious rhythms and enthusiastic vocals, will see you dancing in your seat!

Half Term Campus Tours

23rd Oct 2017 - 2:00pm - 27th Oct 2017, 3:00pm

Edge Hill University – Main Building

Campus tours, led by a current student, take place each month and are a great opportunity to see Edge Hill University’s award-winning campus and to get a taste of what our student experience is like.

Student Talent Night

23rd Oct 2017 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Celebrating EHU student talent - 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!

The Revolution Will Not Be...

24th Oct 2017 - 10:00am - 25th Oct 2017, 10:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A 24-hour red, black & white happening that reworks 'The revolution will not be televised' with live music, installation, film, animations, merchandise, workshops, special guests and a free live improvised finale. 24th & 25th Oct, 10am - 10pm FREE!

FK vs. KT / STRANGE LOOP

24th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

An evening of experimental new performances bound together in a queering of the contemporary moment, presented by Jim Burrows and Frances Kay. Performances contain graphic content and nudity.

12 Years A Slave

25th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Award-winning historical slave-narrative drama starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. Part of the Arts Centre & Liverpool Bluecoat Slavery on film series to mark the 300th anniversary of the Bluecoat Building. Cert 15

CIVICS

26th Oct 2017 - 5:00pm - 26th Apr 2018, 5:00pm

The Arts Centre

CIVICS brings together a significant number of works by renowned visual and performance artist André Stitt including work based on several research trips to Skelmersdale. Runs 26th Oct 2017- 26th April 2018.

Church Blitz

26th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Presented by Naughty Corner Productions, 7 strangers shelter in a church from mysterious lights in the sky. Surrounded by an unknown force, the situation spirals into deceit and paranoia. Contains strong language.

British Idles

27th Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

The debut play for writer and director Callum Forbes: The British Idles is a politically fuelled comedy, lifting the lid on post-graduate life.

Don't Dribble On The Dragon

28th Oct 2017 - 2:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

The People's Theatre Company present a spectacular musical adventure about growing up and the importance of family. A perfect feel good show for big hearted adults and loving little ones alike.

Declining Solo

31st Oct 2017 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A woman returns to visit her family home, and misses the one thing she values most: the father she remembers. Two Destination Language combine text with choreography, video and specially commissioned music.