Learning to Thrive in the 21st Century

1st Nov 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Tech Hub

Why do we learn? Why don’t we learn? How do we learn better? Professor Rod Nicolson has spent the past 40 years researching the many facets of human learning, attempting to understand the bigger picture.


1st Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

A meeting is called. You are invited. There is a crisis. Your voice is needed. Summit is a new play written and directed by award-winning theatre maker Andy Smith. It is performed, in British Sign Language and English with a section in Farsi, by a cast of three.

Jazz in the Red Bar

2nd Nov 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!

Open Day

3rd Nov 2018 - 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.

To Have To Shoot Irishmen

6th Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Easter morning, 1916. Gunshots ring out in the Dublin streets. In her suburban sitting-room Hanna prepares for revolution. While Frank walks through the crowds calling for peace, John walks through his nightmares of the trenches, sees a city soaked in blood.

Bob Dylan, Literature and The Poetry of The Blues

10th Nov 2018 - 6:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Edge Hill University proudly presents An Evening with Michael Gray, the author of Song & Dance Man III and The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia, definitive studies of Dylan’s work.

Black Women in Britain and the Media

12th Nov 2018 - 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Edge Hill University

This session explores the media experiences of Black women in Britain, including the ways in which these can involve forms of self-representation, self-education and solidarity, as such individuals seek out themselves on screen.

Macbeth - Director's Cut

12th Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Volcano re-invents Shakespeare’s pacy, eloquent tragedy; this time with a new generation of outstanding performers.

You've Changed

13th Nov 2018 - 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

It’s fifteen years since Kate transitioned and a lot has changed. But, where gender is concerned, are we still stuck in the dark ages? Kate’s changed: that’s clear, but have you?

RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida

14th Nov 2018 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

RSC Live present Troilus and Cressida, broadcast live to cinemas from Stratford-Upon-Avon

This Really Is Too Much

14th Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Raucous, provocative and laugh-out-loud funny, this genre-busting performance reveals the downright absurd realities of life as a 3-dimensional, high definition, water-drinking, salad-eating, WO-man in modern society.

Land of Promise

15th Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Land of Promise is a words & music presentation which journeys through three and a half centuries of radical thought, writing & song about the connections between art, social justice and our living environment.

The Lives of Others Symposium

16th Nov 2018 - 11:00am

The Arts Centre

The symposium 'The Lives of Others' seeks to investigate the ways in which people and their stories have inspired artists, writers, film makers, musicians, performers and activists.

Health and Social Care Open Event - St James', Manchester

17th Nov 2018 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

St James’, Manchester

If you are interested in joining our pre-registration health and social care programmes in Operating Department Practice or Paramedic Practice at our Manchester city centre location, our health and social care open events at St James’ in Manchester are for you.


19th Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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.

NT Live, Encore: King Lear

21st Nov 2018 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - Studio Theatre

Broadcast live from London’s West End by National Theatre Live, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ of King Lear in cinemas.


21st Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Edge Hill Graduate BA Hons Drama Sarah Sharp, returns to Edge Hill's Arts Centre with her new company Succour Punch Theatre to present Stripped. A show about sex…(ual politics) the show is an abstract look at the need for equality.

Jane Eyre: An Autobiography

22nd Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Told through Jane’s eyes, English literature’s most celebrated autobiographical novel shocked the Victorians, and Charlotte Brontë’s gothic subversion of fairy-tale romance is now distilled for the stage – under its full title – by writer/director Elton Townend Jones.

I Do

23rd Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Daughters of camp fire storytelling, Wives’ Tales propose engaging with art through stories. The wedding party are walked down the aisle to new experiences.

Open Day

24th Nov 2018 - 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.

Steve Pilgrim

24th Nov 2018 - 8:00pm

The Arts Centre - Rose Theatre

Following his stunning performance with double bass legend Danny Thompson in 2017, Steve Pilgrim returns to celebrate the release of his ‘Magic Strings Session’ album.

Are We Being Served?

27th Nov 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Business School

A Review of the Effectiveness of Customer Engagement Strategies of UK Retailers - Professor Kim Cassidy

Welcome to Paradise

27th Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Strap in for the Captain and Raoul’s hilarious, playful, anarchic, bouffon-clown rollercoaster ride to the darkest corners of Santa’s grotto which reveals the putrid mould under the tree. Expect danger, hilarity and horror in equal measure as they tap-dance back and forth over the lines of decency.

A Masterclass with Heidi Thomas

28th Nov 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Creative Edge

Heidi will be in conversation with Edge Hill’s Professor Roger Shannon, discussing her writing and producing career in the context of women in film and TV, as well the centenary of women’s suffrage.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

28th Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

From the producers of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and with an all-star British cast, comes a compelling romantic drama with an intriguing mystery at its heart.

Two Worlds

28th Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Who hasn’t sometimes found their parents and siblings a challenge to connect with? These two works are attempts to settle accounts with family members.

Farucchio Peru is Extraordinaire

29th Nov 2018 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

A riotously surreal concoction of clowning, kitsch and nonsense born from one idiot's ridiculous dream of international stardom.