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Events December 2017

Date
Event
Location
Details
13 mar 2012 - 31 dec 2017
TITANIC AND LIVERPOOL: THE UNTOLD STORY (Exhibition)
Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AQ
To mark the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic, this compelling exhibition explores Liverpool's central role in the Titanic story. This exhibition is part of the Liverpool and the World exhibition series, part-funded by the European Union. Tel: 0151 478 4499; Ticket Tariff: Free
1 jan - 31 dec
JOHN LENNON: THE NEW YORK YEARS 1971 - 1980 (Exhibition)
The Beatles Story, Britannia Vaults, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AD
When John and Yoko went to live in New York in 1971, John met Bob Gruen, a well known rock photographer, who became his friend and neighbour. For nine years he was his personal photographer and this new exhibition from the Beatles Story helps to bring these New York Years to life. Ticket Tariff: FREE
13 oct - 31 dec
TALES FROM THE CITY (Exhibition)
Museum of Liverpool, Pier Head, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 1DG
Tales from the city marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act with stories from Liverpool’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) community over the past five decades. The exhibition reflects how the lives and experiences of Liverpool’s LGBT+ community have changed from 1967 to 2017. Individual stories are told through a mixture of objects, costume, art, photography, film and oral history interviews. Ticket Tariff: FREE; For more information, please visit:-
28 oct 2017 - 24 feb 2018
CERÁMICA - RIBA NORTH (Exhibition)
RIBA North, 21 Mann Island, Liverpool, Waterfront, Liverpool, L3 1BP
Come along and explore how ceramics are being positioned to provide a low impact solution to global sustainability in the built environment. This synergy between traditional ceramic techniques, digital design and engineering processes can be used to produce more meaningful and sustainable architectural elements. For more information, visit:- https://architecture.com/ribanorth
11 nov - 22 dec
Christmas at The Atkinson
The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1DB
Join The Atkinson for the festive season and celebrate Christmas!Come and see the beautiful shop full of handmade gifts and one-off pieces of jewellery – not available on the high street and perfect for your loved ones. For more information, visit:- https://www.theatkinson.co.uk
15 nov - 2 dec
WAR HORSE (Musical)
Liverpool Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £12.00 to £61.40; For more information, please visit:-
16 nov - 20 dec
Chester Christmas Market
Town Hall Square, Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HJ
Shoppers are in for a magical time at Chester Christmas Market, with over 70 traditional wooden chalets situated in the heart of Chester, all wrapped around a sparkling Christmas tree. There will be an abundance of festive treats and gifts on offer, including quality local and regional products, crafts, clothing, accessories, jewellery, unique gifts and stocking fillers, which are sure to make the perfect present! Don't forget to sample the delicious hot food and drink, including tasty mulled wine, local ales and hot chocolate from the Real Ale Bar; the perfect way to keep warm whilst enjoying the market.
17 nov 2017 - 7 jan 2018
Liverpool Christmas Ice Festival
Pier Head, Georges Parade, Liverpool L3 1DP
Liverpool’s fabulous Ice Festival is on its way back to get everyone in the Christmas spirit with the magical Liverpool Waterfront as a backdrop.
17 nov - 22 dec
Liverpool's Christmas Market
St George's Plateau, Liverpool L1 1JJ
A Christmas that dreams are made of is set to grace St George's Hall this year! Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy chestnuts roasting on an open fire, mistletoe, mulled wine and many more festive fancies as Liverpool’s Christmas market returns to St George’s Plateau.
25 nov 2017 - 20 jan 2018
THE EVERYMAN ROCK 'N' ROLL PANTO THE LITTLE MERMAID
Everyman, 13 Hope St, Liverpool, North England L1 9BH(
The Everyman Rock ‘n' Roll panto is the plaice to be this Christmas as The Little Mermaid swims into town. Regular writers Sarah A Nixon and Mark Chatterton have adapted the well-known tail that never flounders. With a live band, plenty of laughs and more than a few surprises The Little Mermaid is the perfect festive treat. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue
thu 1
HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS (Concert)
ECHO Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP
Cars fly, trees fight back, and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! This concert features the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in high-definition, on a giant screen, while a live orchestra performs John Williams’ unforgettable score. Relive every magical moment as the music brings life to a story that has bewitched the world. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £28 to £71.50
thu 1
THE STYLISTICS (Concert)
Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BP
With instantly recognisable hits such as 'Stop, Look, Listen to your Heart', 'You Are Everything' and 'Betcha By Golly Wow', The Stylistics are one of the most iconic groups in soul history. The group still features two of the original members (Herbert Murrell and Airrion Love. Ticket Tariff: £28.00
thu 1 - sat 31
Christmas Ice Rink
Town Hall Gardens, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1DA
It is time to get your skates on and enjoy an afternoon of fun with family and friends at Southport Ice Rink. Back for Christmas 2017 – the ice rink is set to be bigger and better than ever before, with skating seven days a week throughout December and the festive period. Wrap up warm and make magical memories skating with the sparkly backdrop of Lord Street and our Christmas Tree. The rink will be open daily, with evening skating sessions perfect for sharing with friends after work. Ticket Tariff: Adult £7.50/ Child (4-16) £4.50/ Family (2 adults, 2 children) £22.00
fri 2
Neston Victorian Christmas Festival
Market Square & Town Hall, Neston, CH64 9XJ
The Christmas market will be a unique blend of over 50 stalls including gifts, arts, crafts and festive food. Come along and be treated to a full programme of Victorian-themed Christmas entertainment, to include brass bands, choirs, dancers, bag-pipers as well as local community groups and schools. The Lights Switch-on at 5pm will be followed by a grand prize draw competition to win unique Family Hampers. 12noon to 6pm
fri 2
Ian Prowse & Amsterdam (15 Piece Band)
O2 Academy Liverpool, Liverpool
Amsterdam are a Merseyside six-piece pop-rock band formed by former Pele singer Ian Prowse who deliver an irresistible blend of soaring melodies and lyrics of heartache. Proud of their musical place of upbringing, the band received much attention with their 2005 single 'Does This Train Stop on Merseyside? Ticket Tariff: £15.50
2 dec 2017 - 7 jan 2018
SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS 2017/2018
Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, St.Helens. Merseyside. WA10 1LQ
Heigh ho, heigh ho, to St Helens Theatre Royal we go as Regal Entertainments returns for Christmas 2017 with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Complete with Magic Mirrors, Wicked Queens, poisoned apples, plus all the slapstick comedy capers you have come to know and love from all Regal Entertainments shows. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £15.00 to £74.00
sun 4
JOHN WILSON & THE JOHN WILSON ORCHESTRA
Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BP
Outstanding young British conductor and arranger John Wilson leads his own seventy-five piece ensemble. In 2010 the BBC Proms invited Wilson to conduct a programme of Rodgers And Hammerstein. Ticket Tariff: £49.00
5 dec 2017 - 6 jan 2018
THE JUNGLE BOOK (Family event)
Unity Theatre, 1 Hope Place, Liverpool, L1 9BG
This Christmas time fun festive treat for ages 5+ will be an imaginative, all new re-telling of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale The Jungle Book. Filled with music, dance and song make sure that you join them for a whole host of jungle fun. Don't forget to practice your ROAR! Don't miss this theatrical family festive feast!Ticket Tariff: Varies from £9.00 to £50.00
mon 5
KASABIAN
ECHO Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP
A glorious synth-tinged melting pot of indie rock that will caress the eardrums. Their electronica-indie rock fusion akin to Primal Scream combined with the rough vocal style and unrepentant Mancunian swagger of Oasis has firmly established them as more than just a flash in the pan and injected a large dose of energy back into the Brit-rock scene. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £29.50 to £55.00
mon 5 - fri 9
CRAZY FOR YOU (Musical)
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
From the producer of Calamity Jane and Sister Act, the critically acclaimed and gloriously glamorous musical Crazy For You is here! High energy and high kicking, it is the ultimate feel-good musical starring Tom Chambers (Top Hat and winner of Strictly Come Dancing) featuring a fab score from the Gershwin brothers songbook; Ticket Tariff: Varies from £12.00 to £51.90
mon 5 - tue 6
CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2017
LIPA, Mount Street Liverpool, Merseyside L1 9HF
Step inside from the cold and join us in the Paul McCartney Auditorium for 2017 Christmas Concert, with a seasonal programme of songs, carols and melodies from across the ages. The concert will feature performances from instrumentalists, vocalists and choirs accompanied by The LIPA Big Band. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £4.50 to £9.00
tue 6
STEPS (Concert)
ECHO Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP
Steps return for 2017 with a huge UK arena tour, plus a brand-new single and album. Coming to Echo Arena Liverpool on Saturday 18 November, the five piece band will take to the stage marking their twentieth anniversary. The band have scored fourteen consecutive top 5 singles, sold over 20 million records and reached Number One with three albums and three singles. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue
fri 9 - sat 10
JIMMY CARR (Comedy)
ECHO Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP
Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr's new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment. Ticket Tariff: £30.50
9 dec 2017 - 1 jan 2018
PETER PAN
Epstein Theatre, Hanover House, 85 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 3DZ
You will be blown Out Of Your Mind with 90's boyband Another Level star Dane Bowers who will lead the all-star cast as Captain Hook; voice of the airwaves, Radio City's Claire Simmo will be adding lots of glitz and sparkle as Tinkerbell; and everyone's favourite Dame, Michael Chapman will bring his hysterical capers as The Darling Family Cook. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £17.60 to £69.30
9 dec 2017 - 13 jan 2018
BASKERVILLE
Playhouse Theatre, Williamson Square, Liverpool, L1 1EL
Sir Charles Baskerville is dead. A look of horror on his face and, near to his body, the foot prints of a gigantic hound. Has the curse of the Baskervilles struck again? At once, Holmes and trusty Watson are on the trail, hotfooting it to Devonshire in a race to save the next heir to Baskerville Hall. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's gripping classic, The Hound of The Baskervilles , is brought ingeniously to the stage, with just 5 actors bringing 42 vivid characters to life. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue
sat 10
THE BOOTLEG BEATLES (Concert)
Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BP
'The world's most successful and longest running tribute band ever' - they have been touring longer than The Beatles ever did themselves! The Bootleg Beatles bring the sounds and the atmosphere of the Beatles to life with as much authenticity as is humanly possible.Ticket Tariff: £36.25
mon 12
CHRISTMAS WITH THE OVERTONES (Concert)
Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BP
Vocal harmony group The Overtones - Lachie Chapman, Darren Everest, Timmy Matley, Mark Franks and Mike Crawshaw - blend classic '50s harmonies with modern pop. Since the release of their debut album in 2010, The Overtones have established their reputation as a group with the unique ability to deliver consistently uplifting music infused with exquisitely crafted vocal harmonies. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £24.75 to £108.90
tue 13
CHRISTMAS WITH KATHERINE JENKINS (Concert)
Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BP
Brought up in Neath, South Wales, by the time Katherine was seven her interest in pop music had been superseded by classical music. She started taking piano lessons and joined her local church choir. The record-breaking multi-platinum selling mezzo-soprano is best known from her unique interpretations of popular songs, operatic arias and hymns. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £45.00 to £60.00
thu 15 - sat 24
ALADDIN
ECHO Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP
This Christmas, Shone Productions are delighted to be swooping into The Auditorium at Echo Arena with the magical pantomime adventure, Aladdin. Join them for a beloved tale filled with love and laughter, music and comedy, breathtaking sets, astonishing special effects and lots of sparkle! Aladdin will be the most magical Christmas pantomime you could wish for! Ticket Tariff: Varies from £12.50 to £68
15 dec 2017 - 6 jan 2018
CINDERELLA
Southport Theatre, Promenade, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 0DZ
Grab your invitations and join them for Cinderella, the most magical pantomime of them all at Southport Theatre this festive season. With last year's Snow White hailed a smash hit, they are planning another fabulous pantomime for this Christmas. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £13.90 to £29.90
16 dec 2017 - 7 jan 2018
CINDERELLA
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
Liverpool Empire audiences shall go to the ball this festive season, at the greatest pantomime of them all, Cinderella. Join Cinders as she transforms from rags to riches, outwits her very Ugly Sisters, and, with the help of her best friend Buttons and one very magical Fairy Godmother, wins the heart of the dashing Prince Charming. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £11.00 to £51
sun 18
ALICE CHRISTMAS CONCERT
St George's Hall , St George's Place, Liverpool L1 1JJ
The winners of the small tourism event of the year award bring you ‘The Alice Christmas Concert' a spectacular, magical fundraiser. In Another Place warmly invites you to put on your glad rags and join us in the beautiful concert room at St. Georges Hall, for a spectacular evening of theatre, poetry, music, Christmas carols and much, much more. Ticket Tariff: £18.00
sun 18
ALICE CHRISTMAS CONCERT
St George's Hall , St George's Place, Liverpool L1 1JJ
The winners of the small tourism event of the year award bring you ‘The Alice Christmas Concert' a spectacular, magical fundraiser. In Another Place warmly invites you to put on your glad rags and join us in the beautiful concert room at St. Georges Hall, for a spectacular evening of theatre, poetry, music, Christmas carols and much, much more. Ticket Tariff: £18.00
tue 20
ANDRE RIEU AND THE JOHANN STRAUSS ORCHESTRA (Classical)
ECHO Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP
André Rieu is quite simply a musical phenomenon like no other, having sold a massive 40 million CDs and DVDs and notched 30 number 1 chart positions worldwide. Along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra (the largest private orchestra in the world), André has created a global revival in waltz music, staging spectacular extravaganzas which are second to none. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £50.00 to £109.00
thu 29 - sat 31
Liverpool International Horse Show
Echo Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4FP
The Liverpool International Horse Show is back for a third year running this December with a feast of top class show jumping, family entertainment and new for 2017 – Dressage to Music. Ticket Price: Varies from £11.50 to £294.96; For more information, visit:- https://www.ticketquarter.co.uk//visitliverpool/Online/the-liverpool-international-horse-show
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