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

04
JUL
Ghosts of the American Dream
Liverpool St Georges Hall

An extraordinary talk about the Native Americans history is coming to Liverpool.After roaring success with the play A Dream of Wilfred Owen earlier this year David Charters returns with his talk Ghosts in the American Dream.The published Merseyside writer and history enthusiast…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01512 256903
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04
JUL
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall

A friendly Car Boot Sale organised and run by the 1st Lydiate Scout Group with all proceeds towards the promotion of scouting in Lydiate and beyond.Our sale is located outdoors on the field but we have indoor heated facilities including a cafe…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(Textspref erred)
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04
JUL
The Art of Frank Green Exhibition
Liverpool St Georges Hall

A major retrospective exhibition of the work of Liverpool artist will be on display this summer. The exhibition will be open to the public.Following on from the hugely successful Frank Green and the Welsh Builders exhibition at Plas Glyn‐y‐Weddw in North Wales…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01512 333020
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05
JUL
The Ballroom as part of Brazilica Film Festival
Old Edge Hill Library

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events. the charming comedy‐drama The Ballroom Chega de Saudade on Sun 5 July at…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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07
JUL
O Samba as part of Brazilica Film Festival
FACT

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.Lovers of samba music will not want to miss the music documentary O Samba…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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07
JUL
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell Kinky Boots Legally Blonde Hairspray brings the new multi‐million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre. Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
JUL
Waste Land as part of Brazilica Film Festival
A Small Cinema

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.documentaries throughout the festival include Waste Land Lixo Extraordinrio on Wed 8 July at…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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08
JUL
Benjamin Booker
O2 Academy Liverpool

Benjamin Booker at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 08 July 2015. 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…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUL
City of God as part of Brazilica Film Festival
St Luke's Church

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.On Thu 9 July Oscar‐nominated City of God Cidade de Deus will be screened…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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09
JUL
Alkaline Trio
O2 Academy Liverpool

With their highly revered brand of alcohol fueled punk rock Alkaline Trio first formed in 1996 to eventually become one of the most successful and long‐running bands in modern punk‐rock. Arriving onto the scene with…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
JUL
Nubiyan Twist and Afrosamba - Brazilica Festival
The Kazimier

Organisers of Liverpools hottest summer event Brazilica are delighted to reveal details of the first wave of bands signed up to perform as part of this years festival which takes over the streets of Liverpool from Friday 17 ‐ Sunday 19…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 085158
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10
JUL
Races 2015 Ladies Gents Evening
Chester Racecourse

Races 2015 Ladies Gents Evening at Chester Racecourse in Chester on Friday 10 July 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Sports

11
JUL
That Night in Rio, part of Brazilica Film Festival
Museum of Liverpool

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.Two musical movie classics will also be screened at the festival including That Night…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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11
JUL
Woolton Village Art & Craft Market
St James Church Hall

From 10am to 2pmOur Art & Craft Markets are truly Artisan events where you can buy beautiful items many of which are unique direct from the maker. This event is sure to be a delight for buyers of high quality handmade goods.There…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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11
JUL
Races 2015 City Plate Day
Chester Racecourse

Races 2015 City Plate Day at Chester Racecourse in Chester on Saturday 11 July 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Races 2015 City Plate Day tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Sports

12
JUL
Cine Holliúdy as part of Brazilica Film Festival
Old Edge Hill Library

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.The family comedy Cine Hollidy on Sun 12 July at Brazilica Barrac£o which centres…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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13
JUL
City of God - 10 Years Later as part of Brazilica
Fredericks

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.City of God 10 Years Later Cidade De Deus 10 Anos Depois on Mon…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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13
JUL
Rufus Wainwright
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Rufus Wainwright is of CanadianAmerican singer‐songwriter and has to date recorded 6 studio albums. His debut was Rufus Wainwright in 1998 and his latest was All Days are Nights: Songs for Lulu in 2010. His…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUL
Flying Down to Rio as part of Brazilica Film Fest
St Luke's Church

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.1933s Flying Down to Rio on Tue 14 July at St Lukes Bombed Out…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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15
JUL
Cidade Cinza a part of Brazilica Film Festival
FACT

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of events.Cidade Cinza Grey City on Wed 15 July at FACT which documents a new…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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15
JUL
Discover the Sefton woodlands this summer
Ainsdale Discovery Centre

A new series of summer evening walks and talks take place this month through the magnificent Sefton Coast woodlands part of The Mersey Forest hosted by woodland owners.The walks will reveal some of the hidden gems of the coastal woodlands home to…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01925 816217
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15
JUL
Bombay Bicycle Club
Liverpool Guild Of Students

Unlike so many alternative British bands who have just their brief time in the sun and one acclaimed debut album Bombay Bicycle Club have evolved from awkward indie freshmen into one of the most highly…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
JUL
Beres Hammond
O2 Academy Liverpool

Beres Hammond at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Thursday 16 July 2015. 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

17
JUL
Phil Jones Live One Life
O2 Academy Liverpool

Phil Jones Live One Life at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 17 July 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Phil Jones…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
JUL
Radio City Summer Live 2015
Echo Arena

Radio City Summer Live 2015 at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday 18 July 2015. 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: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JUL
Trash as part of Brazilica Film Festival
The Brink

Brazilica organisers Liverpool Carnival Company are delighted to announce that as part of this years festival they will be introducing a standalone film festival to the programme of eventsClosing the Film Festival on Sun 19 July is the exciting crime adventure Trash…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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24
JUL
Jake Quickenden
O2 Academy Liverpool

Jake Quickenden at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 24 July 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Jake Quickenden live in the…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JUL
Tyketto
O2 Academy Liverpool

Tyketto at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 25 July 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Tyketto tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUL
Extreme stunt show
Mold Alexandra FC

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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29
JUL
Blues Pills
O2 Academy Liverpool

Blues Pills at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Wednesday 29 July 2015. 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…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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