Stealing Sheep Suffragette Tribute

20th Sep 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

Fresh from a tour of festivals around the UK, and after being named as one of the major highlights of this year’s Liverpool Sound City Festival, Stealing Sheep bring their epic Suffragette Tribute to Edge Hill University for a processional extravaganza across campus.

Maghull Wind Orchestra

22nd Sep 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Maghull Wind Orchestra, joined by students of the Edge Hill Symphonic Wind Band. Conductor: Phil Shotton

The Commuters

24th Sep 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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The Commuters asks us all the question, do we live to work, or work to live?

ZERO

25th Sep 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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A visually and sonically mesmerising performance of immersive sound, hypnotising lights and virtuosic movement where the two dancers entangle through a ritualistic journey.

Point of Echoes

27th Sep 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Thursday 27th September 7:30pm bgroup and China Plate Theatre present Point of Echoes Commissioned by the Rural Touring Dance Initiative, Warwick Arts Centre and Dance East The year is 1978, isolated from the mainland, Eric Valentine and Bernard Humphries have been stationed at Echo Point lighthouse, somewhere off the coast of England. The unlikely strangers […]

Jazz in the Red Bar

1st Oct 2018, 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!

In Tarsi

2nd Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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After successfully touring all over Europe, Catalan company ‘Eia’ bring their award winning acrobatic theatre piece ‘inTarsi’ to the UK for the first time.

Ocean’s 8

3rd Oct 2018, 7:30pm

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Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter team up in the action adventure “Ocean’s 8.”

Dragons of the Pool

8th Oct 2018, 10:00am

The Arts Centre

Artist, filmmaker and academic, Rosa Fong presents a multimedia exhibition exploring the hidden history of the forced repatriation of Chinese seamen.

REVERB

8th Oct 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.

PUPIK

9th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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What defines our identity? How do we belong? Where we really come from?

Ensemble 10/10 21st Birthday Concert

10th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

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Wednesday 10th October 7:30pm Ensemble 10/10 21st Birthday Concert Erkki-Sven Tüür                   Architectonics VI Lepo Sumera                        Play for 10 Arvo Pärt                              Three Pieces (Summa, Sequentia, Mein Weg) Stephen Davismoon            Beyond Twilight (world premiere) Grace-Evangeline Mason   New work Clark Rundell                        Conductor They call him a ‘Holy Minimalist’, but there’s nothing small […]

I, Tonya

10th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history.

Beyond Belief

12th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Beyond Belief is a powerful and moving journey into the unnerving future of life and death in our social media obsessed, technology blinkered society.

When Did You Stop Dancing

13th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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The Dancing Plague of 1518. 500 years later Rachel retells this story of civil action, investigating how the simple process of dancing liberates us in complex ways.

TRUTH TO POWER CAFÉ

15th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Truth to Power Cafe is a global platform and performance event which celebrates free speech and political activism.

An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting

16th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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If Laurence is an irresponsible father – an accusation from social media – then it’s nothing to do with being disabled! It’s probably more to do with balancing his wife's crutches on his son’s baby walker to make him look like a Dalek!

TO YOU TO YOU TO YOU

17th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

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TO YOU TO YOU TO YOU presents an exciting selection of short works exploring performance, assembly and the action, idea or form of a love letter in a climate of change and one in which small acts of imagination become radical in the midst of a crisis of social imagination.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

17th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

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Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (Fargo) delivers a stunningly powerful performance in this darkly comic drama that has been hailed as one of the year’s best films.

Brunt Boggart

18th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

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Join us for an evening of music, spoken word and film combining the atmospheric and eerie film from First Take, with soundtrack music by Hannah James, Giles Lewin and Emily Portman and live tellings of the stories.

Beating Berlusconi!

19th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Beating Berlusconi! Is a laughter and tears tale of one man’s attempt to rediscover his belief in himself, his club, his city and his class.

C.D. Rose

22nd Oct 2018, 7:00pm

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C.D. Rose is the author of Who’s Who When Everyone Is Someone Else , and the editor of The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure. This event, which celebrates the return of one of Edge Hill's finest creative alumni, will also feature short readings from MA students.

FoMO, mofos!

23rd Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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FoMO, mofos! reflects on the consequences of continuous self-exposure on the psyche. With social media hyper-connectivity comes hyper-vigilance: we watch each other, whilst being watched. How does desire multiply with screen use?

In The Gut

24th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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In The Gut is a funny, tragic and ridiculous show about pregnancy, parenting and growing up.

Ghost Stories

24th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Based on Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s original Olivier nominated stage production, the same team have co-written and directed this adaptation for the big screen.

Bob The Russian

25th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Bob The Russian promises to be Naughty Corner's best show yet, with usual razor sharp dialogue, hilarious and outrageous goings on, a larger than life soundtrack, the largest cast to date and a story you're going to have to see to believe.

EHU Book Launch: Scenes From The Revolution: Making Political Theatre

26th Oct 2018, 6:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Friday 26th October 6:30pm Launch of the third title from Edge Hill University Press Scenes from the Revolution: Making Political Theatre (1968-2018) Tickets: Free, booking required 6:30pm Reception 7:00pm Event Edge Hill University Press is proud to launch, in partnership with Pluto Press, its third publication: Scenes from the Revolution: Making Political Theatre (1968-2018). Edited by […]

Ellie Taylor Live

27th Oct 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Comedian Ellie Taylor, star of Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week and The John Bishop Show, Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats, and BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show comes to The Arts Centre! Plus support from Robin Morgan.

The Edge Hill University Big Band

29th Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Following on from their highly successful show The Art of the Modern Big Band Edge Hill’s very own big band bring their eclectic mix of contemporary big band music back for another music extravaganza.

Tales of Terror: Frankenstein

31st Oct 2018, 7:30pm

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Wednesday 31st October 7:00pm Edge Hill University Creative Writing Department present Tales of Terror: Frankenstein ‘It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils…’ You are invited to Edge Hill University’s Arts Centre for an evening of bone-chilling and blood-curdling tales of terror, inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein […]

Funny Cow

31st Oct 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Maxine Peake plays the gritty role of Funny Cow, a comedian who breaks through the glass ceiling of the all-male 1970s comedy circuit to rise to stardom.

SUMMIT

1st Nov 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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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 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 Mic Night

5th Nov 2018, 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!

To Have To Shoot Irishmen

6th Nov 2018, 7:30pm

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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.

Macbeth – Director’s Cut

12th Nov 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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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

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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?

This Really Is Too Much

14th Nov 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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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

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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

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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.

REVERB

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.

Stripped

21st Nov 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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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.

NT Live, Encore: King Lear

21st Nov 2018, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

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

Jane Eyre: An Autobiography

22nd Nov 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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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

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

Steve Pilgrim

24th Nov 2018, 8:00pm

The Arts Centre

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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.

Student Talent Show

26th Nov 2018, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

Celebrating the student talent of Edge Hill University! Come and support those performing, or why not show off your talents and book a slot. Expect anything and everything! FREE, just turn up!

Ship of Fools: Welcome to Paradise

27th Nov 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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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.

Two Worlds

28th Nov 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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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.

The King and I: From The London Palladium

29th Nov 2018, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

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The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to cinemas in this unmissable event recorded live from London’s iconic Palladium.

Farucchio Peru is Extraordinaire

29th Nov 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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

vessel

3rd Dec 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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vessel is about the medieval practice of Anchoritism, a life of strict and irreversible enclosure entered into by an elaborate ceremony during which the last rites were administered.

vessel

4th Dec 2018, 7:30pm

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vessel is about the medieval practice of Anchoritism, a life of strict and irreversible enclosure entered into by an elaborate ceremony during which the last rites were administered.

A Christmas Carol: In Concert

5th Dec 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Using new lyrics and traditional English folk tunes, GreenMatthews (with special guest Jude Rees of Pilgrims' Way) use a bewitching blend of voices and instruments to create a musical retelling of this seasonal favourite.

NT Live, Encore: The Madness of George III

5th Dec 2018, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

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National Theatre Live, Encore present multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III, broadcast live to cinemas in their first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

Open Mic Night

6th Dec 2018, 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!

Shoot / Get Treasure / Repeat

7th Dec 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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3rd Year Drama & Performance Students present PLAY! A Festival of Young People’s Theatre. Shoot / GetTreasure / Repeat by Mark Ravenhill explores everyday life globally in a time of war.

Shoot / Get Treasure / Repeat

8th Dec 2018, 2:30pm

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3rd Year Drama & Performance Students present PLAY! A Festival of Young People’s Theatre. Shoot / Get Treasure / Repeat by Mark Ravenhill explores everyday life globally in a time of war.

Junkyard

11th Dec 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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3rd Year Drama & Performance Students present PLAY! A Festival of Young People’s Theatre. Jack Thorne's “Junkyard is a fresh and distinctive hymn to the power of teenagers’ imagination”. Evening Standard

Junkyard

12th Dec 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Third Year Drama & Performance Students present PLAY! A Festival of Young People’s Theatre. Jack Thorne's “Junkyard is a fresh and distinctive hymn to the power of teenagers’ imagination”. Evening Standard

Angry Birds

13th Dec 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Third Year Musical Theatre Students present Angry Birds by Dougal Irvine. In a failing school a class learn about a group pf 'posh birds' who won the vote for women and realise that Suffragette? It's not over yet! Part of Edge Hill's Wonder Women programme.

Third Year Dance Ensembles

14th Dec 2018, 7:30pm

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Third Year Dance Students present Dance Ensembles - a double-bill of new choreographic work featuring Year 3 BA Dance students.

Angry Birds

14th Dec 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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Third Year Musical Theatre Students present Angry Birds by Dougal Irvine. In a failing school a class learn about a group pf 'posh birds' who won the vote for women and realise that Suffragette? It's not over yet! Part of Edge Hill's Wonder Women programme.

Urinetown: The Musical

18th Dec 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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3rd Year Musical Theatre Students present Urinetown: The Musical. In a world where all toilets are controlled by a single malevolent corporation, and it costs you an arm and a leg to spend a penny…

Urinetown: The Musical

19th Dec 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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3rd Year Musical Theatre Students present Urinetown: The Musical. In a world where all toilets are controlled by a single malevolent corporation, and it costs you an arm and a leg to spend a penny...