Yesterday

6th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Yesterday, everyone knew The Beatles. Today, only Jack remembers their songs. He’s about to become a very big deal. From Academy Award®-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting, 28 Days Later) and Richard Curtis, the Oscar®-nominated screenwriter of Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually and Notting Hill, comes a rock ’n’ roll comedy about music, dreams, friendship, and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life.

The President's Wife Is Still Dancing

6th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Join Liz Aggiss, ‘enfant terrible’ of the bus pass generation, and a shamelessly unapologetic funny feminist, in a three tiered event featuring; an extract from her current touring hit and Edinburgh Festival Total Theatre Award winning show Slap and Tickle, a scratch presentation from her new work Crone Alone, and a selection of ridiculous anecdotes from her ‘life on the road’.

Fern Brady: Power & Chaos

7th Nov 2019, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

As seen on Live from the BBC, Live from the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour, and Live at the Apollo Fern is one of the UK’s hottest comedy stars. Known for being totally unique and completely fearless her new show will tackle sexuality, feminism, power, Brexit, Britishness, Scottishness and nationality all with her caustic wit, exceptional writing and electric stage craft.

In Conversation with Rachel Joyce

8th Nov 2019, 2:30pm

The Arts Centre

Author of the EHU Big Read 2019, Rachel Joyce is visiting The Arts Centre at Edge Hill University to talk about her book ‘The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry’ and answer questions.

Out The Box Festival Fringe

8th Nov 2019, 4:00pm

The Arts Centre

A new performance programme presenting the work of recent Edge Hill University Performing Arts Graduates under the mentorship & support of Wives’ Tales & The Arts Centre EHU. Featuring performances by Short Scruffs Theatre Co, Renaud Verbiest, Louis Ellis, Beckett Production, 406 and Headstuck Theatre Co.

Open Day

9th Nov 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.

Love Letters From Blackpool

11th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Twice nominated for best show at Leicester Comedy Fest and Manchester Fringe Love Letters from Blackpool uses songs, recorded interviews, found love letters, poetry and stories to tell this comic tale of Blackpool .

Deep Cuts Away Day #2

13th Nov 2019, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre - The Red Bar

Once again, Deep Cuts away day is FREE. Yup, four boss live bands in an inclusive space for nowt. First time out was good, we expect this to be even better.

Sometimes Always Never

13th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

For years fashionable tailor Alan has been searching for his son Michael who went missing after a row during a game of scrabble. This pursuit has put him at odds with his youngest son Peter, but when a body is discovered and the family are informed that it may be Michael the fractured pair make the journey together.

ISR Book Launch: ‘Trophy Hunting, A Psychological Perspective’

14th Nov 2019, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Business School - B003

Geoff Beattie introduces his new book which explores the psychology of trophy hunting from a critical perspective and considers the reasons why some people engage in the controversial activity of killing often endangered animals for sport.

Spider Love

14th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

A work-in-progress reading of a new play created by Jeremy Goldstein from an original script by Mick Goldstein; verse by Henry Woolf; directed by Jen Heyes. Spider Love moves through time and space to celebrate the power of family and friendship, and the lengths we go to preserve it.

TRUTH TO POWER CAFÉ

15th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Truth to Power Café combines memoir, image, poetry, music and live and spontaneous testimony from participants speaking truth to power in response to the question ‘Who has power over you and what do you want to say to them?’.

Peripheral Visions

18th Nov 2019, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Edge Hill Arcana Booklaunch (no commonplace)

Religion Now! Seminar Series

19th Nov 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.

What Have YOU Done To Deserve This?

19th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

A quirky performance piece that explores the absurdities of (queer) life through a playful mix of tragi-comedy via the in roads or drag, dance, theatre, stand-up (or stand-down), disco, rejection and destruction.

The Current War

20th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Fuelled by the intense rivalry between electricity titans Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) and George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), THE CURRENT WAR tells the dramatic story of the late 19th century race to light up America and power the world.

What Have YOU Done To Deserve This?

20th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Wednesday 20th November performance of What Have YOU Done To Deserve This? has been cancelled. The performance on Tuesday 19th November will still go ahead.

Bost-Uni Plues

21st Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Everyone says university is the best three years of your life! So, what happens next? Join three clowns as they leave the comfort of timetables, deadlines, and student life behind and enter the real world.

‘Policing Football’

22nd Nov 2019, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Law and Psychology

The Department of Law and Criminology, the Centre for Sports Law Research and the Policing Research Unit are pleased to announce an early evening discussion on ‘Policing Football’.

DNA: We Know What You're Thinking

22nd Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

DNA took the world by storm when they reached the final of Britain’s Got Talent in 2017. Since then, they have amazed audiences across the globe. Their telepathic ability has to be seen to be believed... are you ready?

Open Day

23rd Nov 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.

We Are Not Amused! Laughter in the Nineteenth Century - FREE EVENT

23rd Nov 2019, 11:30am - 1st Mar 2020, 9:30pm

The Atkinson, Southport

We Are Not Amused will open with a day of family friendly activities and comedy performances where visitors can unearth old jokes from original Victorian joke books, or try their hand at cartooning and joke-writing

In Conversation With Greg Jenner - FREE EVENT

23rd Nov 2019, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Atkinson, Southport

Greg Jenner - chief historian for the 'Horrible Histories' TV show, and host of the hit BBC Podcast 'You're Dead To Me' - will join Dr Bob Nicholson (Edge Hill University) for a Q&A about history and comedy.

Z-List, Dead List - Iszi Lawrence - FREE EVENT

23rd Nov 2019, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

The Atkinson, Southport

Event information: Stand-up comedian Iszi Lawrence (presenter of Radio 4's 'Making History' & the 'British Museum Membercast') hosts a comedy show about obscure figures from history featuring Greg Jenner (chief historian for the Horrible Histories TV show) and researchers from Edge Hill University

James Acaster: COLD LASAGNE HATE MYSELF 1999

23rd Nov 2019, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

One time I bought a lasagne from the supermarket, heated it up in the oven and ate a bit of it and it wasn't very nice so I put it in the fridge because it felt wrong to dump a whole lasagne in the bin and then later on I ate a spoonful of the cold lasagne because I was drunk and it was absolutely delicious.

Steve Pilgrim

24th Nov 2019, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

With years of international touring, Steve Pilgrim is a highly acclaimed drummer and singer-songwriter. Well-known as musician with Paul Weller, Steve has performed and shared the stage with Noel Gallagher, Roger Daltry, Kelly Jones, Emeli Sande, Villagers, Lucy Rose, Graham Coxon, Robert Wyatt and Corinne Bailey Rae, to name a few.

Jazz in The Red Bar

25th Nov 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 Shadow

26th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Powerful and thought-provoking, Company Chameleon use their athletic and original dance and movement style to explore human behaviour and our darker selves. The result is a gripping piece of dance theatre that questions the identity of our personal shadows and those of our era.

Red Joan

27th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Based on Jennie Rooney’s best-selling novel of the same name. The year is 2000 and Joan Stanley is living in contented retirement in suburbia at the turn of the millennium. Her tranquil life is suddenly disrupted when she’s arrested by MI5 and accused of providing intelligence to Communist Russia.

NT Live, Encore: Fleabag

28th Nov 2019, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End.

A Christmas Carol

29th Nov 2019, 2:30pm

The Arts Centre

Olivier Award winner, Guy Masterson, veteran of many smash hit solo works such as Under Milk Wood, Animal Farm and Shylock, now brings us Dickens' classic festive fable. Guaranteed to get you into the Christmas Spirit - in many more ways than one!

A Christmas Carol

29th Nov 2019, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Olivier Award winner, Guy Masterson, veteran of many smash hit solo works such as Under Milk Wood, Animal Farm and Shylock, now brings us Dickens' classic festive fable. Guaranteed to get you into the Christmas Spirit - in many more ways than one!