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Events June 2018

Date
Event
Location
Details
31 mar - 7 jul
Viking: Rediscover the Legend (Exhibition )
The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1DB
The most significant Viking treasure hoards ever discovered in Britain will be on display together for the first time in Southport this April! The exhibition features groundbreaking research by archaeologists and exciting new discoveries by metal-detectors that will challenge your perceptions on what it would have been like to live as a Viking. Star objects from the British Museum will feature alongside the Yorkshire Museum’s world-class collections and will be interpreted in new ways to give a fresh perspective on how Vikings shaped every aspect of their lives in Britain. Also included will be one of the most famous Viking collections in the UK, including the Vale of York Viking Hoard, Cuerdale Hoard and the Bedale Hoard. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £2 to £12; For more information please visit:-
thu 1 - sat 3
Southport Food and Drink Festival
Victoria Park, Rotten Row, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 2BZ
If you love food then make a date with the Southport Food and Drink Festival – a ‘foodies’ paradise with a little something for everyone to enjoy which usually takes place over the first weekend in June. Stimulate your senses and try food from different cultures – you can enjoy crepes, gourmet burgers, hot wings, churros, spiral potatoes, paella and curry from the Street Food stalls. Ticket Tariff: Free
fri 2
GATECRASHER CLASSICAL LIVE
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
Following on from the success of three Sold Out Gatecrasher Classical Shows in Sheffield, Gatecrasher are pleased to announce, the next Gatecrasher Classical date will be heading to the Great City of Liverpool for their only Liverpool date. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £34.90 to £74.90
sun 4 - fri 9
LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to a venue near you! Starring Rita Simons as Paulette Bonafonte The smash hit Broadway and West End Musical based on the best loved movie follows beautiful and popular sorority sister Elle Woods who loves to be pampered and is passionate about pink. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £12.00 to £53.00
mon 12 - sat 24
SHREK THE MUSICAL
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
Based on the story and characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £12.00 to £56.00
14 jun - 15 jul
Common Ground (Exhibition)
Albert Dock Colonnades, Liverpool
This exhibition seeks to explore the ritualistic behaviour of football fan culture and its development from the game of the working class in the 1980s to the riches of the Premier League today. Curated by Foto Octo, it captures the work of three photographers across different decades and offers a unique insight into how the community has evolved alongside the might of the now multi-million pound football industry. The photographers are Tom Wood whose retrospective spans 40 years, Ken Grant who has been capturing football inspired images since he was a teenager and Tabitha Jussa who examines what it means to be a football supporter in Liverpool. Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm Ticket Tariff: FREE
wed 14 - wed 28
The Art of the Football Shirt (Exhibition)
Camp & Furnace
Curated by fashion historian Neal Heard, The Art of the Football Shirt explores the relationship between football and popular culture. Showcasing a curated selection of over 100 sartorially sound, obscure and vintage football shirts, it will show how team kits of previous generations have gained iconic status and how they have crossed paths with the worlds of music, fashion and politics. In the exhibition, Heard shares his vast knowledge, passion and enthusiasm to tell a story that goes beyond the realms of the beautiful game. Opening times: One hour before kick off on all World Cup match days Ticket Tariff: FREE
fri 16 - sat 17
Woodvale Rally
Victoria Park, Southport
For more information please visit:-
fri 16 - sat 17
AFRICA OYÉ 2018
Sefton Park, Aigburth, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17 1AP
The UK's largest free celebration of African Music and culture will be back in 2018 for its 26th year! Over the years, the festival has hosted artists from across Africa to South America and The Caribbean with the introduction of Salsa, Soca and Reggae - which always proves popular with the festival goers! The festival is more than just music though. It's a treat for all five sense. Smell and taste the culinary delights of Africa, get involved in arts and crafts, feel amazing in the fashion of Africa and beyond with over 40 stalls to explore. For more information, visit:-
16 jun - 14 jul
THE BIG I AM (Drama)
Everyman, 13 Hope St, Liverpool, North England L1 9BH
Based on Henrik Ibsen's classic play, this is a brand new anarchic adventure that journeys from wartime Britain to the ends of the earth and beyond. Teeming with characters, bursting with comedy and pulsing with live music, this is more than theatre. This is a life flashing before your very eyes. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue
wed 21 - sat 24
Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament 2018
Liverpool Cricket Club, Aigburth Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 3QF
The 17th edition of the Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament taking place in the wonderful surroundings of the Liverpool Cricket Club 20th to 24th of June. The International has grown to become the longest running and largest tennis exhibition in Europe and since 2002 we have introduced up and coming and established WTA and ATP players combined with the ever popular Legends of Tennis. For more information please visit:-
wed 21
KATY PERRY (Concert)
ECHO Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP
Since bursting onto the pop scene in 2008 with her massive hit song, 'I Kissed A Girl', Californian Katy Perry has captured the world's attention with her over-the-top fashions, quirky stage props and catchy songs. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £55.00 to £299.00
wed 21
GEORGE BENSON (Concert)
Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BP
R'n'B lovers know him as the guitar-playing vocalist who is responsible for such hits as Give Me The Night and Turn Your Love Around, while the jazz world continues to treasure his classic instrumental albums of the '60s and early '70s. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue
thu 22
KEVIN & KAREN TOUR 2018 (Dance)
Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BP
Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer are now established as one of BBC1's Strictly Come Dancing most popular dance couples. As a couple both professionally and privately, it is clear that Kevin and Karen have a connection that enables their live dance performances to deliver a level of expertise that ensures the WOW factor that should be expected of two world champion dancers. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £42.13 to £54.63
29 jun - 15 jul
I Don’t Love Soccer Because Soccer Has Never Loved Me (Exhibition)
Camp & Furnace
This work takes a critical look at “the beautiful game” through the lens of graphic design and illustration. The exhibition presents artwork from an international selection of graphic artists made in response to an essay entitled The World Cup and Its Pomps written in 1978 by the famous Italian semiotician, intellectual and writer, Umberto Eco. Produced by Liverpool John Moore University’s Liverpool School of Art & Design, confirmed artists include world renowned designer and typographer Jonathan Barnbrook (David Bowie’s Blackstar and Damien Hirst publication I Want to Spend the Rest of My Life…), Brendan Dawes (digital artist and designer who has work in the permanent collection at MoMA, NY) and Kat Gibb (long time Chemical Brothers collaborator). Opening times: One hour before kick off on all World Cup match days; Ticket Tariff: FREE
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