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Events January 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
24 oct 2015 - 1 feb 2017
Transformation: One Man’s Cross-Dressing Wardrobe (Exhibition)
Walker Art Gallery, William Brown St, Liverpool, L3 8EL
This ground-breaking display, the first of its kind in a British museum, will feature 16 garments from the collection of Peter Farrer. Born in 1926, Peter has been cross-dressing since he was 14. The display will include highlights from his historic and modern collection of cross-dressing clothes. Ticket tariff: Free
11 mar 2016 - 1 sep 2017
Reel Stories: Liverpool and the Silver Screen
Museum of Liverpool, Liverpool Waterfront, Woodside - Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1DG
Reel Stories is a special exhibition of more than 40 original film posters and memorabilia celebrating Liverpool’s starring role in films from the past 60 years. Tel: 0151 478 4545; Ticket Tariff: FREE
24 jun 2016 - 8 jan 2017
Picasso Linocuts (Exhibition)
Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, Lower Rd, Wirral CH62 5EQ
17 large linocut prints by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) will be displayed for the first time outside the British Museum. Linocutting was a technique that Picasso explored in the late 1950s and early 1960s and the prints included in this exhibition were made in 1962 when Picasso was 80 years old. The artworks featured will include prints from the 'Jacqueline Reading' series - his wife and muse - and the 'Still Life under the Lamp' series. Tel: 0151 478 4136; Ticket Tariff: FREE
14 oct 2016 - 26 feb 2017
Gifts For the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed (Exhibition)
World Museum Liverpool, William Brown Library and Museum, William Brown St, Liverpool L3 8EN
This fascinating exhibition explores ancient Egyptian animal mummies, prepared in their millions as votive offerings to the gods. Discover the background behind this religious practice in the context of life in ancient Egypt and the environment in which the animals lived. Featuring mummified specimens such as jackals, crocodiles, cats and birds, the exhibition will also include a recreation of a subterranean animal catacomb, creating an immersive and atmospheric experience! Ticket Tariff: FREE
19 nov 2016 - 5 mar 2017
May The Toys Be With You
The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB
From a Galaxy far, far away comes an absolute must see for fans of Star Wars or cinema history. May The Toys Be With You is one of the country’s finest Star Wars collections of memorabilia, toys and posters owned by collector Matt Fox. The toys and collectables from this period, including X-wings, lightsabers, posters and figures will all be on display in this magical exhibition for families of all ages to enjoy together. Come and see why Star Wars has earned its place in our cultural history. Ticket Tariff: £3 adult / £2 child / £8 family of 4 (1 must be an adult)
25 nov 2016 - 14 jan 2017
SCOUSE OF THE RISING SUN (Comedy)
Royal Court, 1 Roe Street, Liverpool, L1 1HL
Liverpool's Royal Court Christmas show is back! The Royal Court Christmas show is an annual fun-fest that has had audiences laughing and singing along for the last seven years. Tickets always sell fast so book soon or miss out! Don't be mental, mental Chicken Oriental - get down to The Court! Age advisory 16+ Some strong language. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue
26 nov 2016 - 21 jan 2017
BEAUTY & THE BEAST (Family Event)
Everyman, 13 Hope St, Liverpool, North England L1 9BH
Legendary double-act Adam Keast and Francis Tucker will be back once again bringing you to your feet to dance, cheer and avoid a soaking. With a live band, plenty of belly laughs and more than a few surprises Beauty & the Beast is the perfect festive treat. So dig out your laughing trousers, break out the glitter and wave your flashing wand as the legendary Rock 'n' Roll panto shakes, rattles and growls at the Everyman once more! Ticket Tariff: Varies from £11.60 to £22.00
3 dec 2016 - 8 jan 2017
ALADDIN 2016 - 2017 (Family Event)
Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, St.Helens. Merseyside. WA10 1LQ
St. Helens Theatre Royal invites you on a magical carpet ride this Christmas time when the amazing panto Aladdin swoops into the theatre to take audiences on another sparkling adventure. With an fabulous all-star cast to be announced, make sure that you've booked your place in the cave of wonders, ready to shout 'Open Sesame'. Ticket TAriff: Varies from £13.00 to £63.00
8 dec 2016 - 8 jan 2017
ALADDIN (Family Event)
Epstein Theatre, Hanover House, 85 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 3DZ
LHK Productions have developed a stunning reputation for bringing family friendly pantomimes to a whole new generation of theatregoers; adding a modern twist to this much loved form of entertainment. Each production is made up of dazzling sets, sparkling costumes and filled laugh a minute script, brilliant songs and exquisite trade-mark choreography. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £18.70 to £22.00
17 dec 2016 - 15 jan 2017
CINDERELLA (Family Event)
The Brindley, High Street, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1BG
Book early and get the best seats in the house for our annual festive Pantomime. This year, it's everybod'ys favourite Panto Cinderella. It's sure to have the usual spectacular scenery, dazzling costumes, hilarious jokes, singlalong songs and fun for all the family. Watch this space for details of their wonderful cast. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue
31 dec 2016 - 2 jan 2017
LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW (Day Out)
ECHO Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP
Organisers are delighted to announce that the Equestrian.com Liverpool International Horse Show - an exciting and spectacular new entry on the British sporting calendar - will make its eagerly-awaited return to Echo Arena from 31 December 2016 - 2 January 2017. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £11.50 to £255.00
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
mon 5
SCOTTISH OPERA - THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (Classical & Opera)
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
Scottish Opera's 5-star production of Mozart's masterpiece is directed by the great British baritone, Sir Thomas Allen. It's full of humour, subtlety and wit. Mozart's bubbling, energetic score shows him at his theatrical best - with a true genius for getting to the heart of the drama, and each character. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £11.00 to £55.90
wed 7
SCOTTISH OPERA - THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (Classical & Opera)
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
Scottish Opera's 5-star production of Mozart's masterpiece is directed by the great British baritone, Sir Thomas Allen. It's full of humour, subtlety and wit. Mozart's bubbling, energetic score shows him at his theatrical best - with a true genius for getting to the heart of the drama, and each character. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £11.00 to £55.90
thu 8
WHITNEY - QUEEN OF THE NIGHT (Concert)
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a stellar line-up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton delivering a powerhouse and breathtaking performance as Whitney. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £20.90 to £42.90
fri 9 - wed 14
LORD OF THE DANCE - DANGEROUS GAMES (Dance)
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
Celebrating 20 years since he debuted Lord of the Dance, Flatley's UK tour will star his protégés James Keegan, Morgan Comer and Mathew Smith in the role of the Lord of the Dance. The show is produced, choreographed and directed by Michael Flatley. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £25.15 to £64.65
fri 16 - wed 21
THE COMMITMENTS (Musical)
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
The Commitments is a fantastically feel good celebration of soul. The Commitments musical has been adapted from the novel by Booker prize winning author Roddy Doyle himself and is directed by award-winning Jamie Lloyd. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £13.00 to £67.40
wed 21
Burns Night Ceilidh (Social Event)
Marine Drive, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1RY
The traditional Scotish evening, addressing the haggis and Ceilidh. A sumptuous Burns Night meal and dancing. Swish your kilts to the band. Tel: 01704 530840; Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue
sat 24 - wed 28
EVITA (Musical)
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
Bringing to life the dynamic, larger-than-life persona of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, Evita tells the story from her young and ambitious beginnings to the enormous wealth and power she gained and her ultimate rise to sainthood. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £13.00 to £65.40
sun 25 - wed 28
HAMLET (Drama)
The Brindley, High Street, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1BG
Presented by VML Drama. The team who brought you Bouncers, bring Shakespeare's tragedy to life with some fine local actors. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue
tue 27
THE ILLEGAL EAGLES (Concert)
Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, St.Helens. Merseyside. WA10 1LQ
If you like the Eagles, if you love live guitar, if you appreciate real musicians, or if you are just looking for a fantastic musical experience, you should definitely see this band. All the classic songs delivered in full Eagles sound and vision including Hotel California, New York Minute, Life In The Fast Lane, Tequila Sunrise, One Of Those Nights, The Long Run and many more. Ticket Tariff: £24.50
tue 27
ROY ORBISON & THE TRAVELLING WILBURYS (Concert)
The Brindley, High Street, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1BG
This fantastic show celebrates the music of 80's super group The Travelling Wilburys who featured five individual icons Roy Orbison, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty & Bob Dylan, who created an album that completely rocked the music industry and sold over five million copies worldwide. With an easy relaxed style, excellent vocals these guys will give you an amazing night of entertainment. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue
wed 28
ALADDINSANE - UK'S NO 1 BOWIE TRIBUTE (Concert)
Citadel, Waterloo Street, St Helens, Merseyside WA10 1PX
Aladdinsane are the country's leading tribute to David Bowie. Taking you back to the height of the Glam rock period from Ziggy Stardust, working through Bowie's colourful career, Aladdinsane faithfully recreate the sights and sounds of many of his classic songs. Ticket Tariff: £10.00
wed 28
5th Element Live At The Falstaff
Southport, 68 King Street, PR8 1LG
Heres the one you have all been waiting for, we have got them and they are ready to show you all at The Falstaff how to party, 5th Element is everyones favourite band and we have them just for you, a night not to be missed, With top Rock DJ Nick The Cat In The Hat playing all your favourite songs. Ticket Tariff: FREE
thu 29
DONNY OSMOND (Concert)
ECHO Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 4FP
Legendary singer, performer and actor Donny Osmond has announced exciting plans for his first solo concert tour of the UK in four years while celebrating 50 years in show business. The forthcoming "The Soundtrack Of My Life" UK Tour will feature an intimate look at Donny's most memorable and much loved moments in entertainment including his chart topping solo hits. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £40.00 to £169.00
fri 30
GISELLE (Ballet)
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
Performed by The Russian State Ballet of Siberia. The most poignant of all classical ballets is filled with dramatic passion in a chilling and heart-rending tale of love, treachery and forgiveness from beyond the grave. Ticket Tariff: Varies from £13.00 to £57.40
31 jan - 1 feb
SWAN LAKE - RSBS (Ballet)
Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JE
Performed by The Russian State Ballet of Siberia. The greatest romantic ballet of all time is brought to life by Tchaikovsky's haunting and unforgettable score. Accompanied by a live orchestra The Orchestra of the Russian State Ballet. Ticket TAriff: Varies from £13.00 to £57.40
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