Open Mic Night

2nd Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Hosted by Edge Hill’s very own Charity Shop Pop, Open Mic is an opportunity for Edge Hill students who can sing, dance, recite poetry, play an instrument or surprise us with a hidden talent, to come along and show off theirs.

Yin

3rd Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Contemporary dance and live music synchronises in a fearless evocative piece. In Chinese philosophy yin and yang describe how opposite forces are interdependent and need each other to co-exist. Performed by four female artists, Yin reflects upon these universal symbols, drawing inspiration from the natural life cycle and lived experiences.

ISR Seminar Series: Why Do Students Skip Classes?

4th Mar 2020, 12:30pm - 1:45pm

Edge Hill University

James Derounian, University of Gloucestershire National Teaching Fellow and Institute for Social Responsibility’s Visiting Fellow, leads an interactive seminar based on his recent research into why students skip classes.

Wicked Women

4th Mar 2020, 1:30pm

The Arts Centre

Wicked Women celebrates extraordinary women from history that changed the world. A moving and uplifting physical performance exploring the lives of known and unknown heroines from Elizabeth I to Malala Yousafzai.

Wicked Women

4th Mar 2020, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

Wicked Women celebrates extraordinary women from history that changed the world. A moving and uplifting physical performance exploring the lives of known and unknown heroines from Elizabeth I to Malala Yousafzai.

Blinded By The Light

4th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Blinded By The Light tells the story of Javed a British teen of Pakistani descent, growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when a classmate introduces him to the music of 'the Boss’, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in Springsteen's powerful lyrics.

James Wilton Dance

5th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

James Wilton Dance, one of Europe’s most in demand dance companies, present The Storm, a whirlwind of lightning fast, athleticism, where acrobatics, break-dancing, martial arts and contact work fuse to form dance that will blow audiences away.

Sugar, Daddy?

6th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Mrs Pankhurst’s Players return to mark International Women’s Day 2020 by offering a sneak peek behind the curtains of their new show: Sugar, Daddy?

NT Live, Encore: Cyrano de Bergerac

10th Mar 2020, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

RED

10th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

RED is fearless, RED is fierce, RED is powerful – a one woman show full of film and fabulousness. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you won’t forget.

Information Event for Parents and Carers: Supporting the Supporters

11th Mar 2020, 2:30pm - 6:00pm

Edge Hill University

An information event for parents or carers of pre-16 students offering impartial advice and guidance on areas relating to higher education, and how they can support young people in school and in making choices for the future.

Official Secrets

11th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain's help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council members in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq.

Delightful Sausage

12th Mar 2020, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

See the bizarro character comedy nominated for ‘best show’ at the Edinburgh festival. Visit Ginster’s, a holiday camp experience you’ll not forget in a hurry. Join the Salmon Coats as they keep the guests entertained, medicated and above all else - obedient.

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

13th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Big Brum’s production of ‘The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ adapted by Chris Cooper is a powerful drama, rich in imagery that illuminates the themes at the heart of Stevenson’s complex text.

A Rush Of Laughter Comedy Night

14th Mar 2020, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

Another brilliant night of comedy from A Rush Of Laughter, with Nigel Ng (Stand Up Central & Roast Battles) Esther Manito (Russell Kanes Evil Genius & Radio 4) and Tom Deacon (The Rob Brydon Show, Daves One Night Stand, Fake Reaction, BBC2, Sky F1, Radio 1 & Capital FM). Hosted by Adam Rushton.

Jazz In The Red Bar

16th Mar 2020, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

For the evening The Red Bar will become a cabaret style jazz club and the quartet will entertain you by playing jazz standards from the 1930's onwards and popular songs from the American songbook - swing music at its best!

Vincent Dance Theatre

17th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Charlotte Vincent combines movement, strong visual imagery and spoken word to investigate cycles of childhood trauma, rupture and repair.

An Evening with Irenosen Okojie & Leone Ross

18th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Irenosen Okojie’s debut novel Butterfly Fish won a Betty Trask award and was shortlisted for an Edinburgh International First Book Award. Leone Ross is a novelist, short story writer, editor and lecturer in fiction writing. Her first novel, All The Blood Is Red was long listed for the Orange Prize in 1997.

What Do Metrics Actually Measure? The Economics of Decision Making

19th Mar 2020, 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Business School - B001

In his inaugural lecture, Professor Mehmet Pinar will give an overview of the use of indices in social sciences and education, to question the way they are used and constructed. His research demonstrates that these indices are uncertain, as they are based on subjective choices made by policymakers.

Herring Girls

19th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Herring Girls is a multimedia dance collaboration helmed by Vicci Riley. Herring Girls makes visible the remarkable stories of women that gutted and salted fish for a living. It also shines a light on the ‘silver darlings’. Movement, text, story, sound and video join forces to create an embodied folk tale.

NARRATIVES OF 0S AND 1S

20th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

NARRATIVES OF 0S AND 1S brings together the world of data through movement and the oral vocabulary of Indian classical dance form, Bharatanatyam.

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

21st Mar 2020, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

The UK's biggest, most successful Simon and Garfunkel theatre show with a full live band is back!

HEDDA

23rd Mar 2020, 2:30pm

The Arts Centre

Hedda is unable to live . . . a victim of the way things are. Hedda cares little for others, particularly the new husband and the old flame. Hedda is unkind and self-serving to the point of thinking nothing of crushing the hopes of others. This queer reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece is cinematic theatre starring the iconic artist David Hoyle in a one person show, directed by Jen Heyes with original composition by Tom Parkinson.

HEDDA

23rd Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Hedda is unable to live . . . a victim of the way things are. Hedda cares little for others, particularly the new husband and the old flame. Hedda is unkind and self-serving to the point of thinking nothing of crushing the hopes of others. This queer reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece is cinematic theatre starring the iconic artist David Hoyle in a one person show, directed by Jen Heyes with original composition by Tom Parkinson.

Religion Now! Seminar Series

24th Mar 2020, 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.

HEDDA

24th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Hedda is unable to live . . . a victim of the way things are. Hedda cares little for others, particularly the new husband and the old flame. Hedda is unkind and self-serving to the point of thinking nothing of crushing the hopes of others. This queer reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece is cinematic theatre starring the iconic artist David Hoyle in a one person show, directed by Jen Heyes with original composition by Tom Parkinson.

Raves R Us

25th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Toys R Us has closed down for good leaving Charlie and his mates unemployed, depressed and searching for any escape from this rundown bigot-lead society. Charlie’s vision arrives fully formed. They have an abandoned warehouse, an abandoned nation... it’s time to make a sanctuary, an escape... a Rave.

Edge Hill University Big Band

27th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Edge Hill’s very own big band bring their eclectic mix of contemporary big band music back for another music extravaganza.