Monthly Campus Tour

2nd May 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.

Celebration of National Operating Department Practitioners' Day

14th May 2018, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Faculty of Health and Social Care

National ODP Day will be an opportunity to promote the profession and come out from behind the closed theatre doors so that our healthcare colleagues and the public can find out more about our profession and what we do.

'Children’s Literature About Refugees: A Catalyst in the Classroom'

14th May 2018, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Faculty of Education - E1

This seminar welcomes Julia Hope, author of, ‘Children’s Literature About Refugees: A Catalyst in the Classroom‘.  This book addresses one of our most pressing global issues – often called “the migrant crisis” – in a form accessible to younger children. 

Festival of Ideas Launch Event

17th May 2018, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Hale Hall

Join us to discover what this year's Festival of Ideas programme has to offer, with a special performance by the Edge Hill University Big Band.

Film Screening - My Letter to the World

17th May 2018, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Creative Edge - Lecture Theatre

Emily Dickinson has spent the 130 years since her death unfairly pigeonholed as the strange recluse in white. Filmed in her home town of Amherst, Massachusetts, this documentary is an in-depth exploration of her life and work.

Beyond the Edge

19th May 2018, 11:00am - 12:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rock Garden

Circus Sensible and Edge Hill University present a feast of circus spectacle, derring-do and sheer silliness in the big top tent! Suitable for all ages.

Beyond the Edge

19th May 2018, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

The Arts Centre - Rock Garden

Circus Sensible and Edge Hill University present a feast of circus spectacle, derring-do and sheer silliness in the big top tent! Suitable for all ages.

Jazz in The Red Bar

21st May 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!

Geoff Beattie: The Body's Little Secrets

22nd May 2018, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tech Hub - Lecture Theatre

Part Lucky Jim, part culture clash, this is an autobiographical novel by one of Britain’s most distinguished psychologists

The Dark Side of Exercise Nobody Wants You to Know!

23rd May 2018, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tech Hub - Lecture Theatre

Dr Andrew Levy (Reader in Psychology, Edge Hill University) will critically inform the audience of the inconsistent nature of contemporary perceptions associated with exercise behaviour as a medical cure.

Managing Macho Mentalities: A Feminisation of TV Production Schedules

29th May 2018, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Lowry - Pier Eight

In this lecture, Perelandra Beedles (Programme Leader in Television Production Management, Edge Hill University) asks: by creating filming schedules which favour those with few caring responsibilities, are we effectively barring female workers from certain projects?

Undoing Theology: Sex and Christianity

31st May 2018, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Faculty of Education - E1

Dr Chris Greenough (Senior Lecturer in Theology and Religion, Edge Hill University) engages with individuals whose gender and/or sexuality challenge the positional statements from mainstream Christian denominations.