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 just after the Second World War. Runs until 23 November.

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

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.

Renaud Wiser

20th Nov 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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This evening features two new creations of live dance with original music scores by Oliver Coates and by Feeder drummer Geoff Holroyde.

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. For age 18 years plus.

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 with a fantastic Folk/Jazz Band. Not to be missed!

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.

STATE OF PLAY: A Clown Gathering

30th Nov 2018, 10:00am

The Arts Centre

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STATE OF PLAY is a 2-day symposium at Edge Hill University, an opportunity for anyone interested in the art of the clown to meet, connect, play and ask crucial questions about the of clowning today.

State of Play: Clown Cabaret

30th Nov 2018, 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

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The Idiots Take The Stage explores clowning in various forms, from simple red nose to seasoned pros, with a little bit of bouffon for good measure. It will be a playful evening of entertainment and anarchy.

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

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.

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!

NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra

6th Dec 2018, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

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Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

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

The Arts Centre

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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

The Arts Centre

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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.

NT Live: I’m Not Running

31st Jan 2019, 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

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I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

Celebration of Chinese New Year 2019

8th Feb 2019, 6:00pm

The Arts Centre

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Come and experience an exciting performance by experienced acrobats performing spectacular balancing acts, contortion sculpture, feet juggling, Chinese opera and much more – a thrilling performance for all the family!