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

28
MAY
Amazed by Science
Multiple venues

Prepare to be Amazed by Science this Spring half‐termCome and join in the fun at the Cheshire‐wide festival focusing on science technology engineering and maths in one of the most science rich areas of the UK.Celebrate with a week full of science…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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28
MAY
Awesome Tapes From Africa
24 Kitchen Street

Afro‐centric DJ heavyweight Awesome Tapes will be making his debut appearance at 24 Kitchen Street on 28th May enticing audiences with his vast African cassette archive. Originally from New York Brian Shimkovitz aka Awesome Tapes became immersed in the cassette culture of…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07801 982583
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28
MAY
Call 999
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

We all rely on the Police Ambulance and Fire & Rescue to protect our communities and save lives. Pop along to the Museum forecourt and say hello to a few ‐local fire engine vintage super stars plus meet a modern fire engine…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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28
MAY
Hot Water Comedy Club 'Triple Headline Show'
Hot Water Comedy Club, 2nd Floor, Holiday Inn

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…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07478 699007
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28
MAY
Live Comedy Night with NIGE!
Liverpool Comedy Central

Join us for a live comedy night with cult character creation NIGE at Liverpool Comedy Central set in the plush surroundings of the world famous Albert Dock.The man the myth the scally THE BUZZ.MC Lou Conran introduces Paul McCaffrey Phil Wang and…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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28
MAY
Nick Harper
The Citadel

2016 promises to be an exciting celebratory year for Nick Harper with a lengthy UK tour planned to support the third and final vinyl retrospective album and one box to unite them all. Nick will also be collaborating with Port Erin…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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28
MAY
Paul Smith, Ivan Brackenbury, Dave Johns
Gladstone Theatre, Greendale Road

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…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07478 699007
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29
MAY
Eric Bristow and Keith Deller Darts
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

. Play alongside former World Darts Champions Eric Bristow MBE and Keith Deller and star referee Russ Bray.You and three friends can not only meet and greet five time BDO World Champion the Crafty Cockney and Keith the only qualifier to win…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01517 098878
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29
MAY
Beverley Knight
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Born in Wolverhampton West Midlands Beverley Knight continues to pack in the crowds on her latest tour. Dubbed the UK Queen of Soul and drawing comparisons to the likes of Aretha Franklin and Sam…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
Simply Dylan Forever Young
The Auditorium Liverpool

Simply Dylan Forever Young at The Auditorium Liverpool in Liverpool on Sunday 29 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Simply Dylan Forever Young live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
Tony Bellew vs Ilunga Makabu
Goodison Park

Tony Bellew vs Ilunga Makabu at Goodison Park in Liverpool on Sunday 29 May 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

30
MAY
Dobbie's Family Fun Day
Dobbie's, Speke

Come along to the Dobbies Family Fun Day on Bank Holiday Monday 10am ‐ 4pm and help support Claire House Childrens Hospice. Well have bouncy castles sumo suits candy floss popcorn face painting mascots and Little Seedling Club. Supported by Aladdins Cave…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01517 283070
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31
MAY
Make & Take
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Make a craft with an historical twist at Wrexham Museum. Themes vary.Suitable for families with children.Drop in event. Every Tuesday during the school holidays.Creu a Chael Cyfle i greu crefftau hanesyddol yn Amgueddfa Wrecsam. Mae themun amrywio Yn addas ar gyfer…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01978 297460
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31
MAY
Brian Wilson
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Brian Wilson at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool on Tuesday 31 May 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Brian Wilson tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
JUN
Swan Lake
Liverpool Empire Theatre

An immortal love story filled with emotion and beauty Tchaikovskys magical score creates a truly unforgettable experience. Formed in 1981 The Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russias leading…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
JUN
Bersham Ironworks Guided Tours
Bersham Heritage Centre & Ironworks

Made famous by John Iron Mad Wilkinson a leading figure in the Industrial Revolution the once noisy Bersham Ironworks now nestles quietly in the attractive Clywedog Valley two miles outside Wrexham in north‐east Wales.Meet at Bersham Heritage Centre car park. …

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01978 297460
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02
JUN
Volunteer Meet & Greet
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Find out more about volunteering with Wrexham Museums and chat with our current volunteers over a cup of teaCwrdd a Chyfarch GwirfoddolCyfle i ddarganfod mwy am wirfoddoli gydag Amgueddfeydd Wrecsam a sgwrsio gydan gwirfoddolwyr presennol dros baned o de …

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01978 297460
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03
JUN
Live Comedy Night with Alex Boardman
Liverpool Comedy Central

Join us for a live comedy night with Alex Boardman at Liverpools most sophisticated comedy club; Liverpool Comedy Central set in the plush surroundings of the world famous Albert Dock. A great comic SARAH MILLICAN.MC Pete Otway presents Felicity Ward Tom Toal…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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04
JUN
Theatr Lolo Presents: Boxy & Sticky
The Citadel

Ive found a box.Ive found a stick.This box can be whatever I want it to be.I can be ‐Inside it. Outside it.Under it.On top of it.This stick was the first toy in the world.I canTap with itThrow it and catch it.I can…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01744 735436
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04
JUN
Adam Ant
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
Wedding Fayre Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa
Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

.We are very excited to announce Red Event have teamed up with the Stunning Wedding Venue Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel and Spa Cheshire to bring you a Summer Wedding Fayre on Sunday 5th June 12 ‐ 4 pm. FREE for everyone to…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07443 600747
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06
JUN
Save The Last Dance For Me
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Save The Last Dance For Me at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Monday 06 June 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Save The Last Dance For Me live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
JUN
Wheatus
O2 Academy Liverpool

New York based Wheatus were formed by band member Brendan B. Brown in 1995 with the help of brother Peter Brown on drums Philip Jiminez on keyboards and Rich Liegey on bass starting out playing…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
JUN
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Wrexham to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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10
JUN
Cholmondeley Power and Speed
Cholmondeley Castle

Cholmondeley Power and Speed previously known as the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power returns for a ninth year with thrilling action on land air and water all set against the stunning backdrop of Cholmondeley Castle and its beautiful parkland.The 2016 staging of the…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01829 772433
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10
JUN
Live Comedy Night with Jimmy McGhie
Liverpool Comedy Central

Join us for a live comedy night with Jimmy McGhie at Liverpools most sophisticated comedy club; Liverpool Comedy Central set in the plush surroundings of the world famous Albert Dock.see him now before you have to queue around The O2 THE SCOTSMAN.MC…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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10
JUN
Space
The Citadel

Space have sold over 2 million albums world wide with titles including Spiders Tin Planet Suburban Rock and Roll and Attack of the Mutant 50ft Kebab and also released 10 top 40 singles and a host of other single releases to‐date with…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01744 735436
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10
JUN
Touched by Greatness: The Story of Welsh Football
Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives

Touched by Greatness: The Story of Welsh International Football.Timed to coincide with Waless first appearance at an international football finals since 1958 this exhibition chronicles the heroic endeavours of the Waless greatest footballers. The right of a Wales team to exist has…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01978 297460
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10
JUN
Tom Jones
Aintree Racecourse

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
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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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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