Religion Now! Seminar Series

1st Oct 2019, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Faculty of Education

Once each month, on a Tuesday evening, a speaker from the world of Religion and/or Religious Education will be invited to share with us the wisdom derived from their research. 

The Stumbling Block

1st Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

The Stumbling Block is a dance theatre performance piece with live music based on the poetry cycle by acclaimed poet, sculptor, performance artist and novelist Brian Catling.

Open Mic Night

2nd Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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!

Fisherman's Friends

2nd Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy).

From The Cradle To The Bin

3rd Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

From The Cradle To The Bin is a hilarious odyssey about being thrown onto life’s scrap heap. It uses the magical shadowy world of the Bouffon, the lightness of musical theatre and the company’s unique playfulness to create a dark, disturbing and hilarious world.

Nick Helm: Phoenix From The Flames

4th Oct 2019, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

Resurrected from the ashes, come and witness two time Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and International Treasure In Waiting shaking his ass, singing songs and righting wrongs. You don’t deserve this...

Spencer Jones: The Things We Leave Behind

5th Oct 2019, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

Double BAFTA and Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated professional idiot brings his latest show to Edge Hill. A mash up of comedy styles mixing looped music, stories, props, turbo clowning, and puppets. "Gloriously funny" The Times

Two Clowns One Cup

7th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

From puberty to puppetry, condoms to clowning, 2 Clowns 1 Cup explores everything unsexy in sex, with little left to the imagination.

MOOT MOOT

8th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Doppelganger DJs Barry and Barry are desperately seeking connection with the world beyond... Two of Scotland’s finest live artists, Rosana Cade (Walking:Holding, Sister) and Ivor MacAskill (STUD, Alma Mater), spew out their dark and riotous take on modern day communication, as the identical hosts in a surreal phone-in talk show.

Thick & Tight on the Edge

9th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Thick & Tight perform a new work with designer/performer Tim Spooner and present a student curtain-raiser as well as a solo for Kathak dancer Vidya Patel (BBC Young Dancer of the Year finalist).

Wild Rose

9th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

‘Wild Rose’ follows Rose-Lynn Harlan, a young Scottish woman fresh out of prison, on her unlikely quest to become a country singer and make it to Nashville.

HIP HIP I'M GAY!

10th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

HIP HIP I’M GAY! is a comedy cabaret that follows real-life stories and experiences of coming out and the mental health struggles people have faced alongside their sexual identity. Intertwined with hilarious sketches, original songs and dazzling dance routines, this show is guaranteed to take you on an emotional roller-coaster.

Beardyman

11th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

The multi award-winning beatboxing champion and musical mastermind Beardyman started out as an internet phenomenon who has racked up over 50 million times on YouTube alone.

Open Day

12th Oct 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Edge Hill University

Open Day is an opportunity to view our cutting edge resources and facilities, tour the new accommodation, and explore the many contemporary spaces on campus in which to study, socialise and relax.

Jazz in The Red Bar

14th Oct 2019, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

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!

The Long Way Home

15th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Part autobiography, part exaggeration for comic and dramatic effect. The Long Way Home is a glorious, fantastical and absurd quest to come to terms with an absent father’s inheritance.

The Keeper

16th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

The Keeper tells the incredible true story of Bert Trautmann, a German soldier and prisoner of war who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, secures the position of Goalkeeper at Manchester City, and in doing so becomes a footballing icon.

Festival of Ideas: 'Get Carter' Film Screening + Director Q&A

16th Oct 2019, 7:45pm - 10:00pm

The Everyman

As part of this year’s Festival of Ideas, ICE is delighted to be welcoming British film legend, Mike Hodges, to host a screening of his classic Get Carter at the Everyman Liverpool, 35 Victoria Street, Liverpool, L1 6DA

The Big Recruitment Fair 2019

17th Oct 2019, 11:00am - 3:00pm

The Hub

Whether you’re a 1st, 2nd or final year undergraduate student or an Edge Hill University graduate, come and find out what graduate jobs, sandwich placements or work experience opportunities there are for you.

Doctor! Doctor!!

17th Oct 2019, 12:00pm

The satirical slapstick medical roadshow – part DIY surgery demonstration gone wrong, part old time travelling medicine show. A farcical trio working out of a clapped out ambulance in the middle of an epidemic are desperately trying to treat the audience in the waiting room before it’s too late. You are probably contaminated. Do not be alarmed.

Doctor! Doctor!

17th Oct 2019, 4:30pm

The Arts Centre

The satirical slapstick medical roadshow – part DIY surgery demonstration gone wrong, part old time travelling medicine show. A farcical trio working out of a clapped out ambulance in the middle of an epidemic are desperately trying to treat the audience in the waiting room before it’s too late. You are probably contaminated. Do not be alarmed.

Festival of Ideas: ICE in Conversation: Joe McGann

17th Oct 2019, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Rose Theatre

Joe will be joined on the sofa by ICE Director, Professor Martin McQuillan, as they discuss Joe’s career as an actor, the paths that his career has taken and how it was growing up in a family of TV stars.

Festival of Ideas: Leonora Carrington's Labyrinth of Film

18th Oct 2019, 10:15am - 5:00pm

Tate Liverpool

This event will take place over one day and will explore the festival’s themes of 'exchange' in Leonora Carrington's work, including contributions from various speakers and screenings of relevant film material (with the participation of the film makers).

Doctor! Doctor!!

18th Oct 2019, 12:00pm

The satirical slapstick medical roadshow – part DIY surgery demonstration gone wrong, part old time travelling medicine show. A farcical trio working out of a clapped out ambulance in the middle of an epidemic are desperately trying to treat the audience in the waiting room before it’s too late. You are probably contaminated. Do not be alarmed.

Fiesta Latina 2019

18th Oct 2019, 1:30pm - 10:00pm

The Arts Centre

LUMA CREATIONS presents a vibrant and diverse programme of music, dance, storytelling, crafts and workshops! With performances from Colombia, Chile, Cuba, Brazil, Mexico and Peru; Fiesta Latina will have something for everyone. Free, no booking required.

Doctor! Doctor!

18th Oct 2019, 4:30pm

The Arts Centre

The satirical slapstick medical roadshow – part DIY surgery demonstration gone wrong, part old time travelling medicine show. A farcical trio working out of a clapped out ambulance in the middle of an epidemic are desperately trying to treat the audience in the waiting room before it’s too late. You are probably contaminated. Do not be alarmed.

Fiesta Latina 2019

19th Oct 2019, 11:00am - 6:00pm

The Arts Centre

LUMA CREATIONS presents a vibrant and diverse programme of music, dance, storytelling, crafts and workshops! With performances from Colombia, Chile, Cuba, Brazil, Mexico and Peru; Fiesta Latina will have something for everyone. Free, no booking required.

Festival of Ideas: Explore your Face - from Art to Surgery

21st Oct 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine

The value and potential contributions of art to medicine, health and wellbeing are reasonably well-established. However, the connections between art and surgery are literally at the cutting edge of innovative practice.

Festival of Ideas: Edge Talks

21st Oct 2019, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Creative Edge - CE017

As part of this year’s Festival of Ideas, Edge Hill’s three Research Institutes are delighted to host our very own Edge Talks, a series of influential and inspiring talks from a variety of speakers giving their very own ‘Edge Talk’ on a topic of their choice.

Under Three Moons

21st Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Spanning half a lifetime, Under Three Moons takes place on three nights across three decades of two friends’ lives. From a school trip to France as teenagers, to a surf shack in their twenties, to Christmas in their thirties, Mike and Paul meet up and talk into the night. From boyhood to manhood to fatherhood, these are the nights they share.

Festival of Ideas: No More Cherry Blossom

22nd Oct 2019, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Tech Hub

No More Cherry Blossom creatively explores the subject of death, a sensitive topic but one which every person is curious about.

Religion Now! Seminar Series

22nd Oct 2019, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Faculty of Education

Once each month, on a Tuesday evening, a speaker from the world of Religion and/or Religious Education will be invited to share with us the wisdom derived from their research.

This Is Not A Wedding

22nd Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Laugh, cry and sing along to the classics as four bridal-clad women attempt to entertain and maintain their dignity, in a last ditch effort to work out what the hell it all means.

Festival of Ideas: Breaking Through the Wall

23rd Oct 2019, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Rose Theatre

November 2019 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the breaching of the Berlin Wall. The building of new walls between countries is still being proposed. This public reading launches an anthology of new work exploring the theme of walls, compiled by published fiction-writers based at Edge Hill.

Rocketman

23rd Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

ROCKETMAN is an epic musical story about Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John.

Living Threads

24th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

What is connecting us? through time and space? centuries and continents? ideas and emotions? reality and imagination? And our bodies?

Festival of Ideas: In Conversation with Rita Tushingham

25th Oct 2019, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Law and Psychology - LP0.25

Born and raised in Liverpool, with a professional debut at the Liverpool Playhouse in 1960, Rita Tushingham became the first significant female face of the British New Wave in cinema

WOW MACHINE

25th Oct 2019, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

Liverpool electro-pop trio Stealing Sheep present a theatrical-musical-dance-art spectacular, in tribute to the electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire. With technical wizardry from experimental performance producers The Kazimier. Expect a mechanical light-up stage, sci-f sunglasses, robotic dance choreography, live music and sparkly suits.

Festival of Ideas: Dancing with Health

26th Oct 2019, 9:30am - 27th Oct 2019, 6:30pm

The Arts Centre

As part of the Dancing with Health pan-European project, this is a free training weekend for dancers, health or exercise professionals who are interested in the physical and psychological benefits of movement and dance.

A Rush Of Laughter Comedy Night

26th Oct 2019, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

With Matt Richardson, Andy Askins and star of Britain’s Got Talent, Lost Voice Guy – hosted by Adam Rushton.

Ghost Stories

28th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Liverpool composer and multi-instrumentalist Neil Campbell's work traverses minimalism, progressive rock, world music & jazz. He has been called 'an outstanding guitarist whose originality of thought makes him far more than just another gifted purveyor of finger acrobatics.' by Classical Guitar Magazine.

Dorian

29th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

What if a portrait didn't accurately reflect the life you've lived, but could be manipulated to show the life you wish you'd lived? What if your body was changing, but the image you saw of yourself wasn't?

Midsommar

30th Oct 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

From the visionary mind of Ari Aster comes a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.

Launch: Edge Hill University Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics

31st Oct 2019, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine - H3

The launch of the Edge Hill Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, a multi-disciplinary unit within the University, working together to enhance teaching and research about the way in which ethics plays an increasingly important role in healthcare practice.