What's on inDunkirk

Welcome to Dunkirk

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Dunkirk - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Dunkirk to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Dunkirk

25
JUN
Live Comedy Night with Andrew Bird
Liverpool Comedy Central

Join us for a live comedy night with Andrew Bird at Liverpools most sophisticated comedy club; Liverpool Comedy Central set in the plush surroundings of the world famous Albert Dock. Funny as hell RHOD GILBERT:MC Jess Fostekew presents Daliso Chaponda Allyson June…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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25
JUN
Panic Room
The Citadel

Welsh rock band Panic Room released their debut album in 2008 titled Visionary Position. The band are made up of a former Karnataka members; Jonathan Edwards Gavin Griffiths Paul Davies Anne‐Marie Helder and Alun Vaughan.…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JUN
Sacred Spaces: The Rock Art of the San
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Sacred Spaces: The Rock Art of the San in southern AfricaEmbark on an adventure into Africas past and human creativity through the sacred paintings of the San people the Bushmen of southern Africa. Digital reproductions of the rock art still preserved…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01978 297460
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25
JUN
Stefan Pop
Liverpool St Georges Hall

A brand new opera concert series has been launched in the North West of England in Liverpool.The Liverpool Opera Four Seasons introduces stars of Plcido Domingos Operalia the World Opera Competition. Four brilliant widely acknowledged opera singers will be presented during…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 333020
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25
JUN
Who Do You Think They Were?
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Do you have any photos of relatives who served in the Armed Forces Would you like to decipher things such as their rank cap badge medals or trade badgesDo you have any items of uniform such as badges or medals that…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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25
JUN
Green Days American Idiot
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Green Days American Idiot at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Saturday 25 June 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
JUN
Cholmondeley Castle Triathlon
Cholmondeley Castle

. The run passes through the estate grounds which date back to the 12th Century and has one lap for the Super Sprint and two laps for the Sprint Plus and Olympic races. Triathletes will finish their Cholmondeley race experience by sprinting…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01892 870681
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26
JUN
Free Entry Red Event
Leasowe Castle

. FREE entry to the highly popular Leasowe Castle Summer Wedding Fayre on Sunday 26th June 12 ‐4pm. Come along and chat with over 40 of the regions leading wedding specialists and experience the full wedding shopping experience.See the beautiful Leasowe Castle…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07443 600747
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29
JUN
Burt Bacharach
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Burt Bacharach at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Wednesday 29 June 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Burt Bacharach live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
JUL
Claire House PJ Party
Claire House Childrens Hospice

Wear your nightwear all day on Friday 1st of July and donate and support local families.At Work At School or At HomeStay in your sleepwear for the day and join in the PJ PartyYou could put bets on pillow fights or bring…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01513 430883
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02
JUL
Live Comedy Night with Chris Turner
Liverpool Comedy Central

Join us for a live comedy night with Chris Turner at Liverpools most sophisticated comedy club; Liverpool Comedy Central set in the plush surroundings of the world famous Albert Dock.MC Jonathan Mayor presents Chris Stokes Diane Spencer and headliner Chris Turner for…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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02
JUL
Wrexham History Fair
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

One jam‐packed day of history featuring exhibitions & activities by local heritage groups heroic living history re‐enactments stimulating talks and tours musical interludes plus activities especially for the little ones.Facebook: Wrexham Heritage ForumFfair Hanes Wrecsam Diwrnod llawn hanes gydag arddangosfeydd a gweithgareddau…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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03
JUL
Liverpool Chester Liverpool Bike Ride
Countess of Chester Health Park

Liverpool Chester Liverpool Bike Ride annually boasts the unique opportunity to cycle traffic free through the Birkenhead Tunnel. The event offers a range of routes to suit all abilities:5 Mile Family Tunnel Ride25 Mile Chester ‐ Liverpool25 Mile Liverpool ‐ Chester50 Mile…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01772 447979
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04
JUL
Earth Wind Fire
Echo Arena

Earth Wind Fire at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Monday 04 July 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
JUL
Hot Water Comedy Club 'Triple Headline Show'
Hot Water Comedy Club, 2nd Floor

Our Flagship show featuring 3 of the very best headline standard comedians from both the UK and International Comedy Circuit along with one of the finest comperes in the country.The very best in live stand up comedy every Friday & Saturday night…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07478 699007
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09
JUL
Bryn's Buddies
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Discover and explore the past at Wrexham Museums monthly history club.7‐11 year olds.Advance booking essential.£4 per child. Price includes drink and a snack.…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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09
JUL
Genesis Visible Touch
The Music Room, Liverpool Philharmonic

The Ultimate Collins‐era Genesis Tribute Show.Songs from:We Cant DanceInvisible TouchGenesisAbacabDukeAnd Then There Were ThreeWind and WutheringA Trick of the TailThe Lamb Lies Down on BroadwaySelling England by the PoundTop quality musical performances and exemplary vocals matched with leading production values make this…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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09
JUL
Live Comedy Night with Paul Tonkinson
Liverpool Comedy Central

Join us for a live comedy night with Paul Tonkinson at Liverpools most sophisticated comedy club; Liverpool Comedy Central set in the plush surroundings of the world famous Albert Dock.MC Craig Murray presents Andrew Bird James Bran and headliner Paul Tonkinson for…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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11
JUL
Cats
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Cats at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Monday 11 July 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
JUL
Elvis Costello
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Regarded by many to be one of the more influential and creative musicians of his era Elvis Costello has consistently released his unique variety of music since the late 1970s. With an individual style that…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUL
The Maccabees
O2 Academy Liverpool

After nearly eight years together The Maccabees are still going strong. This London based indie rock band has just released their third studio album named Given to the wild in January 2012 and it has…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JUL
Genesis Connected
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

This show has an incredible mix of material from atmospheric anthems to Chart toppers that will get the crowd dancing in the aisles. Hits spanning from the late 70s onwards including; Turn It On Again Slegdehammer In The Air Tonight Over My…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 884411
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16
JUL
Kids Planet The Cottage - Summer Fair and Open Day
Kids Planet The Cottage

Come along to our Summer fair and open day where you can meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities.Lots of activities including bouncy castle face painting hook a duck creative stations & messy play tin can ally tombola refreshments &…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 930384
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16
JUL
Kids Planet Widnes - Summer Fair and Open day
Kids Planet Widnes

Come along to our Summer fair and open day where you can meet our dedicated team and view our outstanding facilities.Lots of activities including bouncy castle face painting tombola raffle refreshments lots of stalls & more.Kids Planet WidnesKingsway Learning CentreVictoria…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01512 577079
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16
JUL
LAAF at the World Museum
Liverpool World Museum

Discover and celebrate the diverse stories dance and traditions of the Arab diaspora at Liverpools World Museum and witness the production of a specially commissioned large‐scale artwork by Egyptian calligraphy artist Nazir Tanbouli. Suitable for all ages. Nazir Tanbouli ‐Painter muralist and…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 027765
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16
JUL
Live Comedy Night with Tom Wrigglesworth
Liverpool Comedy Central

Join us for a live comedy night with Tom Wrigglesworth at Liverpools most sophisticated comedy club; Liverpool Comedy Central set in the plush surroundings of the world famous Albert Dock. MC Toby Hadoke presents Vince Atta John Lynn and headliner Tom Wrigglesworth…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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16
JUL
Nazir Tanbouli at the World Museum
World Museum Liverpool

Painter muralist and illustrator Nazir Tanbouli will explore the idea of mythology and narrative with a dramatic explosion of ink black and white marks on massive sheets of paper.Part of LAAF at the World Museum…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: +44(0)1517 027765
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16
JUL
Father John Misty
Liverpool Su Mountford Hall

Father John Misty at Liverpool Su Mountford Hall in Liverpool on Saturday 16 July 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JUL
Explore at LAAF Big Sunday
The Bluecoat

As part of LAAF Big Sunday we will bring an Arab extravaganza to Bluecoat with free fun creative activities for all the family with an Arab twist.…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +44(0)1517 027765
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17
JUL
Folkloric Dance Workshop with Nawarra
The Bluecoat

One of our highlight family events attended by thousands of people of all ages and culture the Big Sunday brings an Arab extravaganza to Liverpools centre for the contemporary arts. As part of Big Sunday take part in a folkloric dance workshop…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 027765
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Tourist Attractions


Chester Zoo

Fancy a fabulous day out with more than 11,000 amazing animals Youre in the right place Were the UKs top zoo, with 110 acres of award‐winning enclosures and gardens to explore.Youll pack loads of exciting stuff into a day at Chester Zoo and even then youll probably…

Blue Planet Aquarium

National Deafblind charity Sense is offering you the opportunity to come face to face with Europe's largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks. You can dive with sharks, stingrays and tropical fish at the Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire. This fantastic opportunity is suitable for just about anybody and…

Speke Hall Garden and Estate

Speke Hall is one of the finest half‐timbered mansions of England, set in a tranquil oasis of gardens and woodland on the banks of the Mersey.Originally, visitors to Speke having crossed the stone bridge over the moat would have passed directly through the gatehouse into the Courtyard, entering…

Deva Roman Experience

Stroll along reconstructed streets experiencing the sights, sounds and smells of Roman Chester. From the streets of Deva the Roman Name for Chester, you return to the present day on an extensive archaeological 'dig', where you can discover the substantial Roman, Saxon and medieval remains beneath modern…

Lady Lever Art Gallery

The Lady Lever Art Gallery was opened in 1922 by Princess Beatrice youngest daughter of Queen Victoria. It is probably the best surviving example of late Victorian and Edwardian taste and remains the only major public urban gallery built by its founder to house the collection he had…

Land Rover Experience

Halewood, Liverpool, is home to Range Rover Evoque and Freelander 2. A manufacturing tour covers every stage of the assembly process including the sheet metal press, robotic body construction and final preparation before delivery of the finished product. A drive on the purpose‐built track, designed to best…

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