Book Launch - The Conflicted Mind, Geoff Beattie

1st Feb 2018, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Tech Hub

Written in Professor Beattie’s distinct open and engaging style, The Conflicted Mind offers a groundbreaking perspective on why we act in the way we do, and is a fascinating resource for researchers, specialists, and students in the field, as well as the general reader.

I Fagiolini

1st Feb 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

British vocal ensemble I Fagiolini present Piatto Misto, a varied programme on the themes of love and loss. Expect "bags of style, energy and dramatic excitement." International Record Review

Computer Science Careers Fair 2018

2nd Feb 2018, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Tech Hub

Now in its 5th year, the Department of Computer Science, supported by the Edge Hill Careers Centre, is putting on the 2018 dedicated Careers Fair for opportunities in the digital technology industry.

Chinese New Year Celebration Rock Concert: Transition

2nd Feb 2018, 6:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

In celebration of Chinese New Year, Edge Hill's Confucius Institute invite you to a live rock style concert with a difference. Transition is a three-piece British rock band who write their own songs and sing in Mandarin - a fusion of eastern and western musical influence!

Philip Jeck and Jonathan Raisin

5th Feb 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Philip Jeck creates sound with record-players. Jonathan Raisin is a Liverpool-based composer and improvising musician. They revisit their mesmerising BBC commissioned The Long Wave, and present a new work specially created for The Arts Centre EHU.

Wonder Women Launch Event

6th Feb 2018, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Hale Hall - The Hub

Throughout 2018 Edge Hill University will celebrate the victory of those who campaigned for Votes for Women and will ask what more needs to be done to make sure that everyone can reach their potential and break through barriers.

Me! Me! Me!

6th Feb 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

According to Frank Wurzinger this is the best show ever to be created by a human being. Come and see for yourself!

Monthly Campus Tour

7th Feb 2018, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Edge Hill University – Main Building - Main Reception

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

Blade Runner 2049

7th Feb 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. Cert 15

Faculty of Health and Social Care Information Afternoon

8th Feb 2018, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Faculty of Health and Social Care

Meet with, discuss and network with academic teaching staff, current students, and representatives from Admissions and Finance to find out how you can start your journey into these health care professions.

Sexual Violence Awareness Week Public Lecture

8th Feb 2018, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Hub - Hub 1

A one hour workshop to discuss aspects of awareness, myths, impact, managing disclosure and the criminal justice process in relation to sexual violence.

May-We-Go-Round?

8th Feb 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Honest, provocative and laugh out loud funny, Cristina and Chess jangle through the merry go round of romance, taking audiences along for the bitter sweet ride. But ultimately celebrating the power of female friendship. 'Hilarious and witty, a joy' The Skinny

Women in Law

9th Feb 2018, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Business School

Edge Hill University has a history with the movement and was also the place of study for Britain's first female barrister making us as future lawyers intertwined with the history.

So Many Reasons

12th Feb 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Written and performed by Racheal Ofori, So Many Reasons is a story about the unique influence our mothers have on how we understand the world, from the perspective of a first generation British Ghanaian woman.

Daisy Johnson

13th Feb 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Winner of the 2017 Edge Hill Short Story Prize, Daisy Johnson, is one of the finest upcoming young writers in the country. She will read from her weird and wonderful short story collection, Fen.

RSC Live: Twelfth Night

14th Feb 2018, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

A tale of unrequited love – hilarious and heartbreaking. Shakespeare’s greatest comedy, a brilliantly bittersweet account of "the whirligig of time".

Sally E. Dean: Something's in the Living Room

14th Feb 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Directed and performed by Sally E. Dean, this darkly humorous one-woman show traverses loss, redemption and the ridiculous. Audiences are invited into the journey through wearing heart-protectors filled with collective personal memories, and other surprises. Limited capacity.

55th Annual Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour

15th Feb 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Featuring a selection of international short films, this programme of experimental, animated and documentary film, includes The Interior, winner of the Michael Moore Award for Best Documentary Film. The Arts Centre is the only UK host for the sixth year running. TICKETS are FREE!

Long Way Home

15th Feb 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Ben Philips celebrates the anniversary of his father death by going on a quest to find out who he really was. A reflection on the stories we tell ourselves and the stories we are told." This is a work-in-progress performance sharing. TICKETS are FREE!

Volume Please!

16th Feb 2018, 2:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A personal account of untold history told through the lens of South African social history and black South African identities. Mxoli Norman's play uses jazz to explore the relationship between father and son and is a poetic telling of a powerful story. TICKETS are FREE!

Joel Dommett

17th Feb 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

SOLD OUT! I'm A Celebrity... 2016 runner-up, international globetrotter, English Comedian of the Year finalist and SKINS contributor Joel Dommett is known for reducing sell out audiences into bouts of uncontrollable laughter. Waiting list for tickets.

Reverb

19th Feb 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - The Red Bar

Reverb is a monthly interdisciplinary spoken word and open mic event featuring established writers and artists and providing an opportunity for emerging writers to present new work. FREE, just turn up!

Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

20th Feb 2018, 4:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

A performance of Tchaikovsky's orchestral masterpiece led by professional musicians from Sinfonia UK Collective, featuring talented young performers from across West Lancashire, Merseyside and the surrounding region plus pupils, students and members of the community. TICKETS are FREE - One hour long.

The Party

21st Feb 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

From acclaimed British filmmaker Sally Potter "a star-studded black comedy about a disastrous dinner party that reflects the dark state of the nation" The Guardian. Cast includes Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Timothy Spall. Cert: 15

NT Live, Encore: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

22nd Feb 2018, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) stars Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney. Cert 15

UK Launch of the Oxford Handbook of Dance and Wellbeing

23rd Feb 2018, 9:30am - 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Professor Vicky Karkou holds a Chair of Dance at Edge Hill University leading the research theme of arts and wellbeing. A qualified dance teacher, researcher and dance movement psychotherapist, she has lengthy experience of working with diverse clinical populations in different settings. FREE EVENT

Numbered Days

26th Feb 2018, 2:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A stark look at love in the digital age, challenging the age-old question of whether love really can overcome anything. Written by Ryan Leder, winner of Edge Hill's Dame Janet Suzman Playwriting Prize.

In Conversation: Valzhyna Mort & the Poetics of Translation

26th Feb 2018, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tech Hub - Lecture Theatre

In this public event, Valzhyna will be in conversation with Dr James Byrne, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, about the poetics of translation and her inclusion in Edge Hill University Press’ transatlantic poetry and poetics anthology: Atlantic Drift.

Jazz in The Red Bar

26th Feb 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - The Red Bar

The Red Bar transforms into a cabaret style jazz club for The Phil Shotton Quartet. Join us for jazz standards from the 1930's onwards and popular songs from the American songbook - swing music at its best! FREE - just turn up!

Scanning the Horizon of Statutory Social Work with Children - Professor Ray Jones

27th Feb 2018, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Creative Edge - Lecture Theatre

This public talk is aimed at those with an interest in children’s social work across the North West of England, including practitioners, managers, academics and students. Talks will be delivered by Professor Ray Jones and by a Principal Social Worker from a local authority Children’s Service within the region and will be followed by a question and answer session.

Numbered Days

27th Feb 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

A stark look at love in the digital age, challenging the age-old question of whether love really can overcome anything. Written by Ryan Leder, winner of Edge Hill's Dame Janet Suzman Playwriting Prize.

Suffragette – Celebrating 100 Years

28th Feb 2018, 2:00pm - 9:00pm

Tech Hub

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in the UK, GenSex and the Institute for Creative Enterprise present the Suffragette Symposium which will examine the progress that has been made since the 1918 ‘Representation of the People Act’.

Education Open Event

28th Feb 2018, 3:00pm - 6:30pm

Faculty of Education

If you are interested in joining a teacher training degree, education degree, PGCE, or a foundation degree in Early Years Practice or Early Years Leadership, our education open events are for you.

Madness and the Romantic Poet

28th Feb 2018, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Business School - B102

James Whitehead will present on 'Madness and the Romantic Poet', exploring where ideas of the 'mad genius' come from, as well as how Romantic poets represented madness themselves

Antony Rowland

28th Feb 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Winner of the Manchester 2012 Poetry Prize, Anthony Rowland's collection 'M' is an ode to Manchester, tackling the contemporary themes of terrorism, industrial decline, and Icelandic violence. Plus readings by Valzhyna Mort and Zayneb Allak.

The Snowman

28th Feb 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. Stars Michael Fassbender. Cert: 15