What's on inBirkenhead

Welcome to Birkenhead

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Birkenhead - 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 Birkenhead to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Birkenhead

26
NOV
Hugh Cornwell Hazel OConnor
The Live Rooms

Hugh Cornwell Hazel OConnor at The Live Rooms in Chester on Wednesday 26 November 2014. 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: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
James Blunt
Echo Arena

James Blunt returns following his sell out 2008 visit performing songs and new material from his forthcoming album Some Kind of Trouble released on the 8 November 2010. …

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Lee Mack
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
Sleeping Beauty
Hawkesbury Little Theatre

Every childs favourite fairy tale Sleeping Beauty is the classic story of love and magic set to Tchaikovskys sublime score featuring stunning choreography sumptuous costumes and wonderful sets.Formed in 1981 The Russian State Ballet of…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
Beans on Toast
Shipping Forecast

Beans on Toast at Shipping Forecast in Liverpool on Friday 28 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Beans on Toast live in…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Jeff Wayne#';s War of the Worlds
Liverpool Echo Arena

Jeff Wayne039;s War of the Worlds at Liverpool Echo Arena live Musical on Friday 28 November 2014 in Liverpool Merseyside. To compare ticket prices for the Jeff Wayne039;s War of the Worlds event at Liverpool Echo Arena see the list of…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
Jeff Waynes War of the Worlds
Liverpool Echo Arena

One of the most successful stage shows of recent times Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds ‐ Alive on Stage returns to UK Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
The War of the Worlds
Echo Arena

One of the most successful stage shows of recent times Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds ‐ Alive on Stage returns to UK Following a triumphant UK and European arena tour…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
NOV
Winter Jewellery Workshops
Arts Hub 47

My last three workshops of 2014 will take place in the cosy upstairs room of Arts Hub 47 on Lark Lane. Each workshop will focus on a different style of jewellery. In each workshop youll learn the skills you need to create…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07809 670904
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29
NOV
Vinnie Caruana
Shipping Forecast

Vinnie Caruana at Shipping Forecast in Liverpool on Saturday 29 November 2014. 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 the best prices…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
NOV
Alfie Boe
Echo Arena

Alfie Boe the English opera singing sensation has given many performances. Alfie Boe was the lead in Baz Luhrmanns highly acclaimed Broadway production of La boheme in 2003. Boe signed with the Classic FM Presents…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
NOV
Alfie Boe Sol3 Mio
Echo Arena

Alfie Boe Sol3 Mio at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Sunday 30 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Alfie Boe Sol3 Mio…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
NOV
The Human League
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
David Gray
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

British singer and songwriter David Gray found fame and fortune for his chart‐topping album White Ladder in 1998. Bringing him commercial success and critical attention his album contained hit songs Babylon This Years Love…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
Professor Green
O2 Academy Liverpool

British rap phenomena Professor Green will embark on the biggest tour of his career this April. The rapper has announced plans to hit up 10 of the UKs hottest venues with his unique brand of…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Diversity
Liverpool Echo Arena

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Silver Apples
Kazimier

Silver Apples at Kazimier in Liverpool on Tuesday 02 December 2014. 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 us do the legwork…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
DEC
Graham Bonnet
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

‐ watch Graham Bonnet live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool Merseyside on the Wednesday 03 December 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
DEC
Electric Six
O2 Academy Liverpool

This high energy alternative rock dance punk new wave exciting band of misfits are set to tour Britain After an extensive tour of the U.S these rockers are ready to jump the big pond flogging…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
DEC
Janet Devlin
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

At just 17 years old Janet Devlin fought her heart out to make it into the public eye as a finalist in The X‐Factor hit show.Hailing from County Tyrone Northern Ireland this talented girl had…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
Christmas Dance with the Strictly Dance Orchestra
Woolton Conservative club

Christmas Dance Ball Night with The Strictly Dance Orchestra with a great selection of Ballroom and Latin music to keep you dancing all night long With guest vocals from Canadas finest swing singer John Labelle direct from the ballroom of the Queen…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 862500
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05
DEC
Imelda May
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Irish female Vocalist Imelda May hails from Dublin and is best known for her singing and Bodhran playing. Her debut album was No Turning Back in 2005 and her latest release is Mayhem 2010 Four…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
The Lancashire Hotpots
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

The Lancashire Hotpots at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 05 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Lancashire Hotpots…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
Neville Staple Band - The Gangsters Tour
The Live Rooms

The Gangster TourTo celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Specials first single release The Original Rudeboy and Specials frontman Neville Staple will be embarking on a jet set tour with his band throughout October November and December performing an eclectic mix…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: +44(0)1458 210954
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06
DEC
Dreadzone
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Dreadzone at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 06 December 2014. 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: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
Status Quo
Echo Arena

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
The Enemy The Twang
O2 Academy Liverpool

The Enemy The Twang at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 06 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Enemy The…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
DEC
Nina Nesbitt
Kazimier

Nina Nesbitt at Kazimier in Liverpool on Sunday 07 December 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Nina Nesbitt tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
DEC
Omid Djalili
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Multi award winning stand‐up television and movie star Omid Djalili is back on tour with his brand new comedy show. A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
DEC
Peter Gabriel
Liverpool Echo Arena

Peter Gabriel is perhaps best known for hits like Sledge Hammer and Biko in the 80s. He rose to fame as lead singer in the band Genesis prior to Phil Collins taking over. His solo…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


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…

World Museum Liverpool

Our fantastic collections include archaeology, ethnology and the natural and physical sciences. Whether you want to hold a mammoth's tooth, watch a shuttle launch or marvel at the Egyptian mummies, the museum makes a great day out for the whole family. Opening on 29 April 2005, the…

Anfield Tour

Your chance to get exclusive access to one of the most famous and historic sporting venues in world football, Anfield. The Anfield stadium tour lets you experience the home of the most successful club in English football.Our dedicated tour guides will give enthralling insights into Anfields illustrious…

Another Place

Crosby Beach is now the permanent home to Another Place, the sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist, Antony Gormley. The beach has been awarded the Quality Coast Award by Keep Britain Tidy. The QCA award tells visitors that the standards of beach management are of the highest quality in…

Birkenhead Priory

This Benedictine Monastery established in around 1150, is the oldest standing building on Merseyside. First restored over a century ago the site continues to develop with museums displays, educationmeetingconcert space and chapel dedicated to HMS Conway open by appointment. Climb the tower of Birkenhead's first parish…

HM Customs and Excise Museum

Take a look at the never‐ending battle between smugglers and duty men. The HM Customs & Excise National Museum tells the exciting story of smuggling and contraband from the 1700s to the present day. The museum holds the national collection of the Department of Customs and Excise,…

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