Vampires and Britain’s mythical Queen Marie of Romania explored at special Romanian centenary event

Vampires and the mythical character of Britain’s forgotten Queen Marie of Romania will be explored at a special event celebrating Romania’s centenary. Edge Hill University is hosting Queen of the Damned celebrating the life and mystery of Queen Marie whose heart lies buried in Transylvania’s clifftop Bran Castle, famed for being the home of Dracula. […]

£10,000 Short Story Prize will be revealed this weekend

It’s less than one week to go until the £10,000 winner of this year’s prestigious Edge Hill University Short Story Prize is announced. Tickets are still available for the popular prize ceremony which is being hosted by Waterstones in their Piccadilly store in London on Saturday 3 November.

Podcast: Talking…Political Theatre

“It’s all about the process,” say Dr Kim Wiltshire and Billy Cowan, when discussing political theatre. And you’re unlikely to hear of the movement’s protagonists going on to huge fame via London’s West End. But that was – is – not the point. This was all about identifying contemporary political issues, and taking them to the […]

What’s On At The Arts Centre?

Nina Simone; Stealing Sheep; Bob Dylan; the Irish Troubles; comedian Ellie Taylor; a reflection on gender and transitioning…in music and dance; a suffragette-themed punk musical. All these, and more, feature this autumn at The Arts Centre at Edge Hill University. We preview some of this season’s shows.