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November 2018

November

20

Music and Words: The Piano Music of Philip Glass

Tuesday, Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

Branka Parlic – piano Philip Glass (b. 1937) - Piano Etudes Nos.


Shakespeare Schools Festival

Tuesday, Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, Knowsley

Support local young people and give your children the perfect introduction to the stories of the brilliant Bard at the 2018 Shakespeare Schools Festival. Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to run the world’s largest youth drama festival, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.


November

21

Shakespeare Schools Festival

Wednesday, Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, Knowsley

Support local young people and give your children the perfect introduction to the stories of the brilliant Bard at the 2018 Shakespeare Schools Festival. Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to run the world’s largest youth drama festival, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.


Shakespeare Schools Foundation

Wednesday, Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

Wednesday 21st - Thursday 22nd November 2018 Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at The Capstone Theatre. Join them on 21st and 22nd November for an exhilarating evening, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.


November

22

Shakespeare Schools Festival

Thursday, Thursday, November 22, 2018
Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, Knowsley

Support local young people and give your children the perfect introduction to the stories of the brilliant Bard at the 2018 Shakespeare Schools Festival. Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to run the world’s largest youth drama festival, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.


November

23

Enchanted Forest Rave in Liverpool

Friday, Friday, November 23, 2018
O2 Academy Liverpool, Liverpool

The World's most magical club night transforms #Liverpool's most famous indoor venue into an enchanted forest for a night of immersive raving. What to expect? Watch here → bit.


Shakespeare Schools Festival

Friday, Friday, November 23, 2018
Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, Knowsley

Support local young people and give your children the perfect introduction to the stories of the brilliant Bard at the 2018 Shakespeare Schools Festival. Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to run the world’s largest youth drama festival, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.


Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy

Friday, Friday, November 23, 2018
The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASY Marc Bolan, with his band T.


November

24

ComedySportz

Saturday, Saturday, November 24, 2018
Chorley Little Theatre, Chorley

You've seen football. You've seen tennis.


Mama presents: An Evening of Genesis Music

Saturday, Saturday, November 24, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Mama perform An Evening of Genesis Music, a tribute to the music of British group Genesis. The band is based in the UK and currently plays 16 shows a year at venues across the country.


Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy

Saturday, Saturday, November 24, 2018
Atkinson Art Gallery and Library, Southport

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASY Marc Bolan, with his band T.


November

25

The BIG Lancashire Christmas Craft Show

Sunday, Sunday, November 25, 2018
Wellington Pak Hotel, Leyland

Join us for a warm welcome for this family friendly indoor Christmas craft Fair, Hosted by Crafty Events Finalists in The Lancashire Tourism Awards '17 We are the ultimate Christmas craft fair with ample free parking! . .


November

26

Healthcare Infection Society Intl Conference

Monday, Monday, November 26, 2018
The Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool, Liverpool, Liverpool

In November this year, the ACC, Liverpool will open its doors once again for the Healthcare Infection Society International conference and a gathering of international of healthcare professionals working within infection. The event starts on Monday 26 November and a packed four-stream schedule features renowned speakers who will discuss the latest in infection control research and practice, new diagnostics, emerging infectious diseases and new therapeutics.


November

29

A Time to Leave (29th November Performance)

Thursday, Thursday, November 29, 2018
The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

Gillian, a brilliant salesperson for a graphic design firm, is confronted by her senior sales manager. He is forever doing her favours, playing Mr Nice Guy with her, till on a firm's night out the real reason becomes apparent.


Elysium

Thursday, Thursday, November 29, 2018
The Way Theatre/Studio, Atherton

Elysium is a brand new play from Folly And Strings Theatre Company, based on Greek mythology, performed and created by a cast of actor-musicians. The play will be performing for a limited four night run at The Way Theatre in Atherton 29 November - 2 December.


November

30

A Time to Leave (30th November)

Friday, Friday, November 30, 2018
The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

Gillian, a brilliant salesperson for a graphic design firm, is confronted by her senior sales manager. He is forever doing her favours, playing Mr Nice Guy with her, till on a firm's night out the real reason becomes apparent.


Made In Motown

Friday, Friday, November 30, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Made in Motown aim to recreate the classic music & sounds of Detroit the 1960s & 70s. The band comprises high quality musicians dedicated to recreating authentically the ‘sounds of the motor city’, fronted by the incredible talents of the bands female vocalists.


December 2018

December

1

Allerton Brass – “Most Wonderful Time Of The Year"

Saturday, Saturday, December 1, 2018
Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year, so what better way to get into the Christmas Spirit than with a Festive Performance by the wonderful Allerton Brass supported by the adorable and talented children of Sudley Junior School Choir. Truly a concert for all the family.


An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting

Saturday, Saturday, December 1, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Laurence Clark: An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting Growing up, Laurence never really thought about becoming a father. He never saw dads with cerebral palsy; which made him think he’d never be one.


Christmas Is Coming To Warrington

Saturday, Saturday, December 1, 2018
Kids Planet Warrington, Warrington

Come along to our Festive Fayre on Saturday 1st December to begin the month of festivities in true style Activities include a bouncy castle, Christmas crafts, make your own reindeer food, a raffle, stalls as well as hot drinks and festive treats..


Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path

Saturday, Saturday, December 1, 2018
Quaker Meeting House, Liverpool

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.


December

3

For Bunita Marcus, Morton Feldman

Monday, Monday, December 3, 2018
Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

John Tilbury - piano Pianist John Tilbury is acclaimed not only as an unequalled interpreter of contemporary composers, but for his work as a free improviser. He is particularly known for his many seminal recordings and performances of the work of Morton Feldman, John Cage, Christian Wolff, and Howard Skempton, and as an improviser for his work with The Scratch Orchestra with Cornelius Cardew and the legendary group AMM.


December

4

Lessness, John Tilbury

Tuesday, Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

John Tilbury - piano The Merseyside Improvisers Orchestra Pianist John Tilbury is acclaimed not only as an unequalled interpreter of contemporary composers, but for his work as a free improviser. He is particularly known for his many seminal recordings and performances of the work of Morton Feldman, John Cage, Christian Wolff, and Howard Skempton, and as an improviser for his work with The Scratch Orchestra with Cornelius Cardew and the legendary group AMM.


December

5

WWI Centenary Concert: Cecil Coles and Other WWI

Wednesday, Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

Lauryna Sableviciute - piano This special concert marks the centenary of the end of World War I and the death of Scottish composer Cecil Coles who died in active service in 1918. Educated at George Watson’s School, Edinburgh, Cecil Coles attended the Royal College of Music on a scholarship in 1907.


December

6

An Audience With Bobby George

Thursday, Thursday, December 6, 2018
Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel, Blackrod

.Thursday 6th December 2018 This is your chance to get up close and personal with the flamboyant, outrageously funny 'King of Bling' Bobby George in a unique audience with setting.


East Of Eli: Vagabond Tour - Liverpool

Thursday, Thursday, December 6, 2018
The Shipping Forecast, Liverpool

The EOE Vagabond tour is a once in a life time opportunity for you to experience East of Eli like never before. Lead singer/songwriter Nathan West is heading out on a solo trek across the UK for a one time limited run of shows featuring new music, fan faves & a blend unique covers of the bands/artists that influenced the music of EOE.


December

7

Christmas Is Coming To Fazakerley

Friday, Friday, December 7, 2018
Kids Planet Fazakerley, Liverpool

Join us on Friday 7th December for an evening at our Festive Fayre in which there will be lots of activities to enjoy with your little ones. Activities include Christmas crafts, the chance to make your own reindeer food, writing your letters to Santa, surprise guests, a visit from Father Christmas, donkey rides plus a food and drink stand.


Zoe Rahman: Dreamland (Solo)

Friday, Friday, December 7, 2018
The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

“A remarkable pianist by any standard” - The Observer. A vibrant and highly individual pianist and composer, Zoe Rahman’s style is deeply rooted in jazz yet it reflects her classical background, British/Bengali heritage and her very broad musical taste.


December

8

Christmas Is Coming To Billinge

Saturday, Saturday, December 8, 2018
Kids Planet Billinge, Wigan

Come along to our Festive Fayre on Saturday 8th December for a few hours of festive fun with your little ones. Activities include face painting, crafts, tombola, raffle, stalls, plus festive refreshments such as mulled wine (for the adults, of course), mince pies, cakes and sweets.


Christmas Is Coming To Wavertree

Saturday, Saturday, December 8, 2018
Kids Planet Wavertree, Liverpool

Come along to our Festive Fayre on Saturday 8th December for hours of festive fun with your little ones. Activities include Santa's Grotto, make your own Reindeer food, tombola, photo booth, face painting, hook a duck plus much more!.


ComedySportz Improvised Pantomime

Saturday, Saturday, December 8, 2018
The Way Theatre/Studio, Atherton

Fed up of the same old pantos every year? Then get ready for our brand new all ages, all improvised pantomime! Heroes, villains, songs and silliness are guaranteed as the gang improvise a brand new pantomime using only your suggestions and a sprinkling of fairy dust. With plenty of quick-witted gags and games, this loving pastiche of panto characters and tropes will be jam-packed with laughs and unexpected delights – oh yes it will! You don’t want to miss this alternative festive treat that the whole family can enjoy.


John Otway

Saturday, Saturday, December 8, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Back in the austere 1950’s a schoolboy drank a bottle of ink and instantly became the centre of attention in the playground. Now read on….


Tomorrowland Presents Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

Saturday, Saturday, December 8, 2018
Steel Yard Liverpool, Liverpool

When it comes to dance music behemoths, two of the biggest on the planet must be Tomorrowland and Creamfields. Now, in an unprecedented move, the two have teamed up for a very special one-off event in Liverpool, as Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike bring their ‘Garden Of Madness’ concept to the 15,000 capacity Steel Yard superstructure.


December

11

Chapterhouse Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol

Tuesday, Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

Adapted by Laura Turner On Christmas Eve, the most magical night of the year, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is whisked away on a terrifying journey through the past and into the future, accompanied by three fearsome ghosts determined to make him realize the true meaning of Christmas. Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story is brought alive in this most traditional of productions, complete with beautiful period costume, song, dance and a magnificent musical score.


December

12

Chapterhouse Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol

Wednesday, Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

Adapted by Laura Turner On Christmas Eve, the most magical night of the year, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is whisked away on a terrifying journey through the past and into the future, accompanied by three fearsome ghosts determined to make him realize the true meaning of Christmas. Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story is brought alive in this most traditional of productions, complete with beautiful period costume, song, dance and a magnificent musical score.


Cinderella

Wednesday, Wednesday, December 12, 2018
golborne high school, golborne

Baroness Hardup cannot repay her payday loans and is being threatened with the bailiffs. But when she hears that the palace are throwing a royal ball in order that the Prince may find himself a wife, she starts plotting a way to get him to marry one of her ugly daughters.


December

13

Chapterhouse Theatre Company: A Christmas Carol

Thursday, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

Adapted by Laura Turner On Christmas Eve, the most magical night of the year, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is whisked away on a terrifying journey through the past and into the future, accompanied by three fearsome ghosts determined to make him realize the true meaning of Christmas. Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story is brought alive in this most traditional of productions, complete with beautiful period costume, song, dance and a magnificent musical score.


December

14

Christmas Is Coming To Crosby

Friday, Friday, December 14, 2018
Kids Planet Crosby, Liverpool

Come along to our Festive Fayre for an evening of Christmas fun with your little ones. Activities include a visit from Father Christmas in his grotto, crafts plus refreshments such as mince pies, cakes and hot drinks.


Christmas Is Coming To Greenbank Park

Friday, Friday, December 14, 2018
Kids Planet Greenbank Park, Liverpool

Come along to our Festive Fayre on Friday 14th December for a couple of hours of festive fun with your little ones. Activities include donkey rides, tombola, raffle, stalls plus Father Christmas, candy floss and snow cones.


The Upbeat Beatles

Friday, Friday, December 14, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

The Upbeat Beatles have been together for over seventeen years and have performed 3000 shows worldwide. With two hours of non-stop music – from She Loves You to I Am The Walrus and beyond – they will have you dancing in the aisles from the very beginning.


December

16

Sorry! Christmas is Cancelled

Sunday, Sunday, December 16, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Katie and all of the other children around the world have just received the news that every child fears…Christmas is…CANCELLED! Thieves have broken into Father Christmas’ grotto and stolen all of the presents, and with only a few sleeps left until the big day, there is no time to make any more. All seems lost until Katie hitches a ride on a magical bird to The North Pole, determined to help Father Christmas save the day! Will Katie solve the clues in the mysterious advent calendar? How will she find her way through the snowy North Pole? And who did steal the presents? Join Katie on this interactive seasonal treat and help her and Father Christmas save Christmas for everyone.


December

22

Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path

Saturday, Saturday, December 22, 2018
Quaker Meeting House, Liverpool

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.


December

28

Winter Warm-Up

Friday, Friday, December 28, 2018
Bolton Steam Museum, Bolton

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines - some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique - the only one of its kind to survive anywhere in the world! Our oldest is now 180 years old and most are well over 100 years old! Most will be running in steam on these 2 days only.


January 2019

January

25

Absolute Bowie celebrate the life of David Bowie i

Friday, Friday, January 25, 2019
The Brindley, Halton

Without doubt the best and by far the most popular David Bowie tribute in Europe and now in their 10th year. Winners of the ‘Best Bowie Tribute’ and ‘Best Tribute Band in the UK’ at the Agents Association of Great Britain Awards July 2018.


Martin Barre

Friday, Friday, January 25, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

In Association with Classic Rock Society Martin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years, his sound and playing having been a major factor in their success. Album sales have exceeded 60 million units and they continue to be played worldwide, representing an important part of classic rock history.


January

26

Aladdinsane (UK’s No 1 Bowie Tribute)

Saturday, Saturday, January 26, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Citadel favourites, Aladdinsane return to once again pay tribute to the legend David Bowie. David Bowie, the legend, through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke, into the 80’s and beyond.


February 2019

February

2

Roxy Magic

Saturday, Saturday, February 2, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

ROXY MAGIC: A Night of Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry “Wow!” Bryan Ferry “Awesome” Otis Ferry “It took a long time for there to be a Roxy tribute band; there is one now and it’s very good.” Roxy Music’s Andy Mackay (Ken Bruce Show BBC Radio 2) “There`s only one Bryan Ferry, but if there were two the other one would be Kevin Hackett… absolutely brilliant band!” (Chris Evans BBC Radio 2) THE ROXY MAGIC MANIFESTO They recreate entirely live material that spans four decades, from futurist/nostalgic art rock, through to classic standards to sophisticated adult-oriented rock.


February

8

Queens of Rock

Friday, Friday, February 8, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

The world’s greatest tribute show dedicated to female rock legends and powerhouse vocalists of the last 4 decades. With three of the UK’s most experienced and in demand Rock singers the show takes the audience on a roller-coaster ride of the most famous hits by artists such as Cher, Bonnie Tyler, Heart, Pat Benatar, Pink, Tina Turner, Blondie, Stevie Nicks and many more… With full live band, outstanding costumes and stage presence the ‘Queens’ will be a sure ’hit’ with audiences of all ages.


February

15

Stop!...The Play

Friday, Friday, February 15, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Five neurotic actors, one stressed Stage Manager, a crazed director, an invisible playwright and an escaped monkey are desperately rehearsing the world’s worst play, which keeps being rewritten. And every rewrite is more hilariously terrible than the one before.


February

22

Live/Wire the AC/DC Show

Friday, Friday, February 22, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Live/Wire is The AC/DC Show. The hugely successful and unique six-man tribute to rock music’s greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls’ and over two hours of High Voltage Rock ‘n’ Roll in a show critically acclaimed for its closeness in look and sound to the real thing.


February

23

The Spitfires' Year Zero UK Tour

Saturday, Saturday, February 23, 2019
O2 Academy, Liverpool

Celebrated as one of the most popular underground success stories in the UK today, The Spitfires will be conquering the skies as they embark on their twenty date 2018/19 UK tour. With their brilliant third album, Year Zero freshly under their belts, Watford based 4-piece The Spitfires consist of songwriter Billy Sullivan on lead vocals and guitar, Sam Long on Bass/backing vocals, Matt Johnson on drums and George Moorhouse on keyboards.


February

24

A Square World

Sunday, Sunday, February 24, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

This accidental happening throws everyone into disarray, the friends are suddenly divided into those who can and the one who can’t. The friends realise their daily routine is no longer as enjoyable as it was and together decide they need to redefine the rules of the square world in which they live.


March 2019

March

1

SPACE – The Anthology Tour

Friday, Friday, March 1, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

By Arrangement with Selective Agency & Hug Live presents SPACE The latest studio album Give Me Your Future, recorded and produced by Grammy and Brit award winning pro-ducer Steve Levine who has also worked with The Clash, Culture Cub, Beach Boys, Deniece Williams and Gary Moore to name a few was released in August 2017, followed by the Box Set to include the 4 released Albums plus the un-released “Love you More Than Football” in early 2018. The bands 1990’s hit Female of the Species making the top of the album charts with the “TFI Album” – (Num-ber 1 in June 2015) Tommy, Franny and the boys all said they are very proud of the “Give Me Your Future” album Tommy said working with Steve Levine was amazing, the man gets into your head to imagine the sounds you want before you have played them, a true genius, this record is the most Space record we have ever made and we all look forward to sharing the record with you all…….


March

2

The Lancashire Hotpots

Saturday, Saturday, March 2, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

The comedy legends return for another fun filled night of music and laughter. Expect to hear all your old favourites such as 'Chippy Tea', 'Shopmobility Scooter' as well as some future favourites.


March

16

Sari Schorr Band

Saturday, Saturday, March 16, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

“A Force of Nature” the debut album from one of today’s most exciting blues-rock singers, was produced by the legendary Mike Vernon, whose credits include Fleetwood Mac, The Blues Breakers, Savoy Brown, Chicken Shack, Eric Clapton and Peter Green. In 2015, while in Memphis, Tennessee, to receive The Blues Foundation’s Keeping the Blues Alive Award.


March

22

Bon Jovi Forever

Friday, Friday, March 22, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

A high energy, electric packed show guaranteed to raise your hands. BJF are committed to reviving the 80/90s style show, receiving rave reviews from fans and venue’s all over the UK.


March

23

40 Years of disco 2

Saturday, Saturday, March 23, 2019
Echo Arena, Liverpool

After the huge success of this year’s ‘40 Years Of Disco’ tour Tony Denton Promotions has announced the line up for 2019 that once more brings together disco legends for this unique arena concert. The legendary acts confirmed to perform are Village People, The Trammps, Imagination featuring Leee John, The Gibson Brothers, The Three Degrees, The Real Thing and making a return due to overwhelming demand Odyssey.


Paul Lamb & The King Snakes

Saturday, Saturday, March 23, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

They have been at the top of the British Blues tree for over thirty years & the release of their latest album “Live at the Royal Albert Hall” simply confirms this status. Consistently rated as being one of the greatest harmonica players in the world, Mr Lamb leads the way as a Blues entertainer.


March

31

I Wish I Was A Mountain

Sunday, Sunday, March 31, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

On the day of the famous annual fair, the town of Faldum receives an unexpected visit. A wanderer offers to grant a wish to anyone who wants one.


April 2019

April

12

Hue and Cry

Friday, Friday, April 12, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of the classic live album Bitter Suite, Hue and Cry will be taking to the road for some very special stripped back shows in 2019. Bitter Suite, released in 1989, was Hue and Cry’s third album and the band’s first live album following the critical acclaim and chart success of their debut album Seduced and Abandoned and follow up Remote.


April

13

LEGENDS LIVE | UK TOUR | APRIL 2019

Saturday, Saturday, April 13, 2019
Echo Arena, Liverpool

Following the success of last year’s Legends Live concerts, Tony Denton Promotions has announced a new tour for 2019. The show will bring together the Queen of Rock Suzi Quatro, Pop icon David Essex, Les McKeown’s BAY CITY ROLLERS, legendary rock band Smokie and rock and rollers Showaddywaddy.


May 2019

May

5

Fame UK Reunion

Sunday, Sunday, May 5, 2019
Echo Arena, Liverpool

The original cast of the TV series Fame will reunite for the first time on a U.K.


May

6

Fame UK Reunion

Monday, Monday, May 6, 2019
Echo Arena, Liverpool

The original cast of the TV series Fame will reunite for the first time on a U.K.


May

17

Greater Manchester Business Expo 2019

Friday, Friday, May 17, 2019
USN Bolton Arena, Bolton

The Greater Manchester Business Expo will take place in Bolton for the first time at the USN Bolton Arena, hot on the heels of the ground-breaking Lancashire Business Expo held annually at The Guild Hall in Preston. Organisers, Shout Network Ltd.


May

18

The Patriots

Saturday, Saturday, May 18, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Formed in mid-2013, The Patriots made a name for themselves in their local town with a blend of popular yet diverse covers and their original material. In 2016 they sold out the citadel for the release of their EP, Lost in Lights.


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