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June 2019

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Events June 2019

28 jan 2019 - 1 feb 2020
Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool
It’s murder putting on a new musical – literally! Jessica Cranshaw, star of the new Broadway-bound musical Robbin Hood, has been murdered on stage on opening night! The entire cast and crew are suspects. Time to call in the local detective, Frank Cioffi, who just happens to be a huge musical theatre fan. With a nose for crime and an ear for music, Frank has his work cut out trying to find the killer whilst giving the show a lifeline. Starring Jason Manford (The Producers, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Guys and Dolls) and Carley Stenson (Les Miserables, Legally Blonde, Shrek, Spamalot and Hollyoaks), this hilarious whodunnit is packed full of catchy songs, unforgettable characters and plot twists galore! From creators of Cabaret and Chicago, this Tony award-winning backstage murder mystery musical will have audiences laughing and guessing right to the final curtain.
25 may - 23 jun
Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, St James Mt, Liveprool, L1 7AZ
As part of River Festival Liverpool, Luke Jerram's 23ft replica of the Earth, known as 'Gaia' will be heading to Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral from 25th May to 23rd June. The Earth will hang in the Grade I listed building, features accurate and detailed NASA imagery of the Earth and will be complimented with a sound composition created by BAFTA and Ivor Novello award-winning composer Dan Jones. 'Gaia' will be open to the public from Saturday 25th May - a week before the free festival takes place on 1st and 2nd June. Britain's first astronaut is heading to the city as part of River Festival Liverpool and will take part in two unique events under the Earth. For more information head to:
31 may - 2 jun
Southport Food and Drink Festival
Victoria Park, Rotten Row, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 2BZ
This is a FREE event, open from:- 10:00 to 18:00.. Just a 50 minute train direct from Liverpool Central station to Southport Train Station the Southport Food and Drink Festival is a perfect day out by the coast. This years entertainment will be as follows:- on Friday, 31 May... Mystic Bass 12:00 - Amertrines 13:30 and at 14:45 - Red Zenith 16:00. On Saturday, 1 June... Mad Dukes 11:30 and 12:45, oole Music / Outbreak 14:00. On Sunday, 2 June... The Savory Jazzmen 11:00 and 12:15 - Livvy K 14:00.
31 may - 2 jun
Southport Food & Drink Festival
Victoria Park, Rotten Row, Southport PR8 2BZ
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. Tantalise the taste buds by sampling the different produce around the event - handmade cheeses, sausages, sweet and savoury pies, chutneys and pickles are just a few of the delights that can be taken home.
31 may - 2 jun
Liverpool Pier Head, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 1BY
A WINE FESTIVAL AND WATERFRONT - A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN! Winner of NOEA Award’s Best New Event 2018, Bordeaux Wine Festival Liverpool is back for 2019! Transport yourself to a waterfront paradise, with world-class wine and delicious food on Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront. Bordeaux wines available to taste include: • Bordeaux Superior • Bordeaux Rosés • Bordeaux Dry White • Crémants de Bordeaux • Saint-Emilion • Graves • Côtes de Bordeaux • Plus many more… Come on a journey of Bordeaux discovery and treat your taste buds – from crisp Rosés through round Reds to sparkling Cremant – the best of Bordeaux’s diverse export will be available to enjoy. And in addition to your eight tastings, you’ll be able to purchase additional wine to savour at the festival. Part of River Festival 2019, an exciting programme of maritime entertainment will take place along the waterfront at the same time. Inspired by the city’s maritime history as an iconic Port with historic and contemporary trading routes, the three day festival will celebrate the Port of Liverpool as an arrival and departure base for world class culture, music, food, wine and
thu 1 - fri 30
Scarecrow Festival
Halsall Village, West Lancs. Main Road and surrounding area
Ticket tariff:- free
thu 1 - fri 2
Liverpool Waterfront, Merseyside
The River Festival is back on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June! This maritime event will cover Pier Head, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Salthouse Dock, the paved area of The Strand and Mann Island with a whole raft of free family friendly activities. A free celebration of music, art, food and more on Liverpool’s iconic Waterfront.
thu 1 - fri 30
Liverpool, Merseyside
Physical Fest is an annual international festival of physical theatre hosted by Liverpool’s Tmesis Theatre every May/June. The only festival of it’s kind in the UK, it hosts ten days of performance from world renowned local, national and international artists, workshops, industry events, street theatre and a young fest weekend. To come to the festival is a unique experience with a very warm, welcoming and creative atmosphere which transform the cities venues and spaces during the festival time, attracting participants from all over the world and bringing exciting new work to Liverpool for the first time.
1 jun - 15 sep
Rembrandt in Print
Lady Lever Art Gallery
An exhibition of 50 outstanding prints from Dutch master Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn at the Lady Lever Art Gallery.
thu 1 - fri 2
Mersey River Festival
River Mersey Waterfront, Liverpool and Wirral
This years River Festival Liverpool 2019 features a huge 23ft replica of the Earth and a giant water jet humpback whale.
thu 1
Open Culture Summer Arts Market
Liverpool Cathedral
1 jun - 31 jul
Children's Festival of Reading
fri 2
Liverpool March for Men
Croxteth Hall and Country Park, L11 1EH.
Stepping up to the challenge, the charity will be urging walkers to back their campaign by completing a:- 2km, 5km or 10km route around the park; raising funds needed for vital research into the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, with the aim to save men's lives.
tue 6
LOOK Photo Biennial
Victoria Gallery & Museaum
Focusing on exchange with China, LOOK Photo Biennial 2019 uses the evolving language of photography to unlock international dialogue.
fri 9
Leg it for the Legion 5K Family Run
Hesketh Park, Southport
Starting Time 10AM; Free Entry; Timed Run with a Medal for all partiipants; To sign up please visit:-
tue 13
Kaleidoscope Music Memes (Concert)
The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1DB
Award winning and critically acclaimed folk musician and singer Luke Daniels hosts Kaleidoscope Music Memes – a series of four folk and world music concerts showcasing three world-class performers from Syria, China and South Africa in duo concerts that will culminate in a final full quartet performance. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue; Tel: +(0)1704 533333
wed 14
The Epstein Theatre, Hanover House, 85 Hanover Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 3DZ
Experience Vibrant and Authentic Flamenco in the Heart of Liverpool. The Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company presents 'Art of Believing', an exciting show which will bring to Liverpool the passion and fire of a Flamenco Tablao in Spain's Andalucía. Composer and Flamenco guitar soloist Daniel Martinez presents his unique musical production, where the audience will enjoy a rich variety of Flamenco styles; from the intense emotion of a 'Seguiriya' to the joyful sounds of an 'Alegria'. The show will host an exceptional group of musicians; Flamenco singers, guitarists, percussionists, a dancer and a violinist, joining Daniel in a must-see powerful Flamenco performance bursting with passion and authenticity. Ticket Tariff:- Standard £14.00, Concession £13.00
14 jun - 10 nov
Tate Liverpool, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, L3 4BB
Join Tate Liverpool for the 1st, major UK exhibition of artist and activist Keith Haring (1958 to 1990) Visitors can enjoy more than 85 artworks including large, vibrant paintings, drawings and sculptures.
14 jun - 1 sep
Metquarter, 35 Whitechapel Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 6DA
Now in its eight year, the annual large-scale event, which welcomes over 20,000 visitors and is this year hosted in the heart of the city centre, at Liverpool's premium shopping centre Metquarter, will run for eleven weeks from Friday 14th June to Sunday 1st September with the aim of showcasing a wide range of affordable original art by local artists and providing insight into the region's creative
14 jun 2019 - 4 jul 2021
Museum of Liverpool, Pier Head, Liverpool, Liverpool City Region, L3 1DG
80 years on, Museum of Liverpool captures the devastation and resilience of local people during the Blitz in rare photographs. Displaying up to 60 photographs taken by Liverpool City Police from 1940 – 1941, a free new photography exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool reveals the devastation the Blitz brought to the lives and city of Liverpool. Through personal accounts, this exhibition brings to life the impact of the war through the eyes of those directly affected by the bombings.
mon 19 - fri 23
Liverpool International Tennis Tournament
Liverpool Cricket Club
The International Tennis Tournament has grown to become the longest running and largest tennis exhibition in Europe.
wed 21 - fri 30
15th Annual Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts
10 days of arts, music, culture, heritage & entertainment in the historic Lancashire town of Prescot, Merseyside;
wed 21
The Epstein Theatre, Hanover House, 85 Hanover Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 3DZ
Direct from Australia and as part of its World Tour in 2019/20, Beats On Pointe is back to entertain audiences with its high energy and feel-good family show. BEATS ON POINTE features a highly talented cast of dance athletes, with the tightly choreographed show anchoring a dynamic modern story of two opposing dance worlds peppered with captivating dance theatre, freestyle acts, singing, moments of well-timed comedy and a killer soundtrack! Produced by Masters of Choreography this show fuses electrifying street dance and classical ballet to create the perfect entertainment for audiences of all ages. Ticket Tariff:- Standard £25, Concessions £22.50, Under 18's £20
thu 22 - fri 23
Sefton Park, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17 1AP
The UK’s largest celebration of African & Caribbean music and culture returns once again to Liverpool’s Sefton Park for 2019! Expect a line-up of international stars alongside UK up-and-comers, as well as free workshops, DJ sessions, kids entertainment and much, much more!
thu 22 - fri 23
Africa Oye
Sefton Park, Liverpool
thu 22
Choral Celebration
Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot. L34 1LA
The Prescot Festival Chorus assembles once again to perform one of the most celebrated works of the Baroque era, Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria, along with festival director Robert Howards's Alleluia. In the second half, we welcome the sublime Liverpool Cathedral Choir, under the baton of Lee Ward, its director since 2017. Ticket Tariff:- £5 - under 16s free if with an adult
thu 22
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9BP
Claire Henry and musicians from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will take you on a journey through the enchanted forest. She might need your help with casting spells along the way! Ticket Tariff:- £11 (adults), £7
fri 23
Sefton Park Palm House, Preservation Trust, Sefton Park, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17 1AP
If you go down to the Palm House today you're sure of a big surprise! Bring your favorite teddies for an afternoon full of old fashioned fun at our Teddy Bear's Picnic which includes the teddy bear's parade and prizes awarded to the best loved teddy, the best dressed teddy and the best named teddy. Make sure to bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy amongst our stunning botanical collection. We encourage our guests to dress up in their favorite fancy dress outfit - we can't wait to see what you wear!
sat 24 - thu 29
Hillbark Players, Royden Park, Frankby, Wirral, CH48 1NP
In William Shakespeare's most popular comedy, the course of true love is anything but smooth, and games of fantasy, love and dreams ensue in the woods on a moonlit midsummer night. Set in rural post-war England in the 1950s, and with a soundtrack of classic numbers from that era combining with the greased hair, cuffed jeans and bobby sox of a younger generation breaking away from their elders,?Hillbark Players' 2019 production promises to have audiences rocking (and rolling) in the aisles. Beneath midsummer skies in the magical setting of Royden Park, come and join Hillbark Players for an unforgettable evening of Open-Air Shakespeare. All Seats Under Cover! Tickets from just £10.
mon 26
Kaleidoscope Music Memes (Concert)
The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1DB
Award winning and critically acclaimed folk musician and singer Luke Daniels hosts Kaleidoscope Music Memes – a series of four folk and world music concerts showcasing three world-class performers from Syria, China and South Africa in duo concerts that will culminate in a final full quartet performance. Ticket Tariff: Contact the Venue; Tel: +(0)1704 533333
tue 27
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9BP
Weber - Overture, Der Frieschutz Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 21 Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 Domingo Hindoyan - conductor Jeremy Denk - piano A sunlit forest, magic bullets and the battle between good and evil…Weber's overture opens dynamic guest conductor Domingo Hindoyan's debut with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Pianist Jeremy Denk then brings his unique and exciting style to one of Mozart's most virtuosic piano concertos, before we brace ourselves for the glorious, exciting finale that awaits in Beethoven's seventh symphony!
tue 27
M&S Bank Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4FP
Il Divo return to the UK in 2019 with their Timeless Tour, which will see them perform their greatest hits live at M&S Bank Arena Liverpool on 27 June 2019. Ticket Tariff:- varies from £40 to £246
wed 28
Dr Jazz & the Cheshire Cats
Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot. L34 1LA
The Lymm-based big band return to Prescot with vocalists for an evening of showstopping numbers from the classic swing era. We've teamed up with the Albion Bakehouse to treat you to a cupcake in the interval (included in ticket price). Ticket Tariff: £7
wed 28
Pier Head Ferry Terminal, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 1DP
Music lovers and Beatles fans alike will get a major kick out of our Beatles Tribute Cruises. On this fun-filled cruise, passengers will enjoy a fantastic performance by a local Beatles cover band the Paperback Writers. The cruise will also offer spectacular views of Liverpool's UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront and a licensed bar. Ticket Tariff:- £20.00
thu 29
Opera Viva on Broadway
Whiston Town Hall, Old Colliery Road, Whiston. L35 3QX
Merseyside's outstanding Opera Viva present a programme packed with memorable tunes from the golden age of American musical theatre, a time before the microphone. Hot drinks and bar available. Ticket Tariff:- £6
thu 29
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9BP
Debussy - Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto Sibelius - Symphony No. 2 Duncan Ward - conductor Alena Baeva - violin Opening with Debussy's sumptuous Prelude, guest conductor Duncan Ward makes his debut with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra by whisking us away to a dreamy summer's evening with a programme filled with poetry and bursting with creativity. Violinist Alena Baeva, also making her Liverpool debut, joins the Orchestra to perform Mendelssohn's ever-popular, lyrical Violin Concerto, and then Sibelius's Second symphony takes us on a moving journey from sunny optimism, through challenge and crisis, before driving towards a stirring, triumphant finale.
fri 30
Armed Forces Day Southport
Town Hall Gardens, Lord Street, SOUTHPORT, Merseyside, PR8 1DA
On Sunday 30th June local Veterans from SSAFA (The Armed Forces Charity) based at RAF Woodvale are preparing to hold this years Armed Forces Day event at the Town Hall (Princess Diana Memorial Gardens) in front of the Southport Town Hall.
fri 30
Festival Finale with Maghull Wind Orchestra & Danielle Louise Thomas
Prescot Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot. L34 1LA
Audiences loved them so much last year, we've asked this exceptional community ensemble to return with a soprano soloist for another vibrant finale. Along with songs from such popular shows as Oliver! we draw the festival to a close Proms-style, with patriotic favourites, including Jerusalem and Land of Hope & Glory. Come in good voice, and bring a flag or buy one on the night! Ticket Tariff:- £6 - under 16s free if with an adult
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