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

26
MAY
Amazed by Science Festival 2018
Various venues across Cheshire

Prepare to be Amazed by Science this May half‐termCome and join in the fun at the Cheshire‐wide science festival with a week full of science shows for all the family at lots of different venues and attractions from Chester City Centre to…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01244 405600
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26
MAY
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07800 933172
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27
MAY
Keepy Uppy (2:30pm Performance)
The Citadel

A silent pitch a still football.Footie strips shin pads shiny boots.A kick of the ball it flies it soars it scores .. GOALOur journey begins with grass stained knees Astro Turf and champions. Keepy Uppy tells an extraordinary tale of love devotion…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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27
MAY
Keepy Uppy (11:30am Performance)
The Citadel

A silent pitch a still football.Footie strips shin pads shiny boots.A kick of the ball it flies it soars it scores .. GOALOur journey begins with grass stained knees Astro Turf and champions. Keepy Uppy tells an extraordinary tale of love devotion…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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30
MAY
Moscow state Circus
Racecourse

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
JUN
Positive Vibration - Festival of Reggae 2018
Baltic Triangle

Winner of Best New Festival at the UK Festival Awards 2016 Positive Vibration will play host to a plethora of internationally renowned bands legendary sound systems & selectors The Art of Reggae Exhibition a Reggae Q&A creative workshops a record fair &…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 7500 335373
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09
JUN
Exhibition tour of It Will Never Work
Gallery One, RIBA North - National Architecture Centre

. Mark Latham Regeneration Director of Urban Splash gives a guided tour of the exhibition telling the wider story of the award‐winning projects that are highlighted.It Will Never Work is an unplanned trip from Madchester to Brexit via Easyjet and driverless cars…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01517 030107
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10
JUN
Bike Chester
The King's School

Bike Chester is a day of marked rides of 25 50 and 80 miles taking in the best scenery of Chester and the surrounding countryside. As an entrant you will benefit from:A timing chip to record your timeFully signposted routes with a…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08453 880037
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11
JUN
Housing event with Urban Splash at RIBA North
Gallery 2, RIBA North - National Architecture Centre

.Housing is a hot topic in the UK. The Housing Crisis is a term used as a catch all to cover amongst other things a decline of public sector housing skills and labour shortages intergenerational inequality supply and demand density urbanisation land‐banking…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01517 030107
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15
JUN
Manford's Comedy Club
Ellesmere Port Civic Hall

Ellesmere Port Civic Hall plays host to Manfords Comedy Club.This live comedy show features four brilliant comedians from around the UK personally selected by Jason Manford.A great evening of original stand‐up comedy with some top names from the UK touring circuit and…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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16
JUN
RIBA North - First Birthday celebrations
RIBA North

.Its our first birthday almost To celebrate we are throwing a little party with cake and balloons on Saturday 16 June. This also coincides with the last chance to see our current exhibition It Will Never Work marking 25 years of…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01517 030107
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22
JUN
Genesis Connected
The Epstein Theatre

Genesis Connected is a tribute show celebrating the music of Genesis and the biggest selling acts connected: Peter Gabriel Phil Collins and Mike & the Mechanics.After two critically‐acclaimed visits in 2016 & 2017 we welcome back Genesis Connected for what is sure…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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30
JUN
Music for the Mind & Soul
Capstone Theatre

Balu Raguraman violin Subartha Raguraman veenaM Balachandar mridangamKousic Sen table Two of the most beautiful stringed instruments in Indian music the violin and the veena are given a rhythmic heartbeat by rich percussion in this extraordinary Jugalbandhi performance.Balu…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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01
JUL
Born To Win
St Helens Theatre Royal

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 756000
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07
JUL
Poppy Walk
Exchange Flags

Discover Liverpools hidden gems this summer and raise funds for The Royal British Legion. Poppy Walk is coming to Exchange Flags on 7th July and will be the perfect way to discover the past and present of this historic city.…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03330 114500
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14
JUL
Nightrider Liverpool 2018
Liverpool Pier Head

Liverpool2018 is putting the city on the world stage by hosting a year‐long series of events to celebrate a decade since it was chosen as the European Capital of Culture. The charity night ride returns for the third time on 14 …

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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14
JUL
Beautiful world, where are you?
Multiple venues and spaces

Liverpool Biennial a free festival of contemporary art with something for visitors of all ages will mark its 20th anniversary this year with the 10th edition under the title Beautiful world where are you running from 14 July 28 October 2018.…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01613 020206
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14
JUL
An Evening with David Sedaris UK Tour 2018
Liverpool Philarmonic Hall

Leading US Humorist Best selling author and Triple Grammy Award nominee David Sedaris is coming to London for his 2018 UK tour supporting the release of his new book of essays Calypso.Known for his sardonic wit and his social satires and critiques…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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24
JUL
AMA conference 2018 — The Power of Play
ACC Liverpool

AMA conference hits Liverpool from Tuesday 24 July to Thursday 26 July 2018 join hundreds of other arts culture and heritage professionals in this vibrant and exciting city for two and half days of exploration learning and inspiration.Youll gain new ideas…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1223 578078
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04
AUG
Sense and Sensibility
Erddig

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
AUG
A Midsummer Night's Dream
National Trust Erddig

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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18
AUG
Little Women
National Trust Erddig

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters ‐ Jo Beth Meg and Amy ‐ tell the story of their life during the…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
SEP
The Smiths Ltd
The Citadel

The Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester UK the hometown of The Smiths.After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey the band played their first gig in Manchester to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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13
SEP
Abigail's Party
The Citadel

Doors: 7.00pm Onstage: 7.30pmLet us take you back to a spring evening in April 1977: Abba are number one in the charts Red Rum wins the Grand National for the third time the Queen begins her Silver Jubilee celebrations and 15‐year…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01744 735436
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22
SEP
Martin Turner ex Wishbone Ash
The Citadel

Martin Turner ex Wishbone AshAutumn Tour 2018Featuring full performance of Wishbone Ash: The First Album 1970.plus moreFresh from sold‐out 2017 shows during which they performed Wishbone Ashs seminal 1972 album Argus in its entirety and following hot on the heels of a…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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23
SEP
Liverpool Music Competition
The Liner Hotel

Music competition auditions dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced Open Mic UK is coming to Liverpool with auditions at the Britannic Suite at the Liner Hotel. Open Mic UK is more than a music competition in its search…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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02
OCT
By The Waters of Liverpool
Liverpool Empire Theatre

A new stage play based on the best‐selling book by acclaimed Twopence To Cross The Mersey author Helen Forrester is to receive its UK premiere in Liverpool. By The Waters Of Liverpool is being staged at the Liverpool Empire from Tuesday 2nd…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717627
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06
OCT
Chantel McGregor
The Citadel

A female guitar prodigy at fourteen Chantel was told by major labels that she had a great voice but girls dont play guitar like that Wisely ignoring the comments she enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first student…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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11
OCT
CHESTER ANTIQUES FAIR
County Grandstand

The Fair brings together good quality authentic antiques including Furniture Paintings Silver Porcelain Sculptures Jewellery etc from the past 300 years. All these are carefully examined by experts to ensure they are as described on their labels.The County Grandstand has 3 floors…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01825 744074
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13
OCT
The Zeppelin Experience
The Citadel

Formerly known as Led into Zeppelin.The Zeppelin Experience are one of the UKs leading tribute bands. The four‐piece recreate Led Zeppelins back catalogue note for note in a tremendous and rousing gig which will evoke memories of the real thing.Due to a…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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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…

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…

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…

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