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

25
AUG
How To Disappear Completely and Never Be Found
The Black E

Charlie a young executive reaches breaking point and decides he needs to disappear as quickly as possiblePERFORMANCE TIMESFRI ‐ 7:30pmSAT ‐ 2:30pm & 7:30pmFollowing the critically acclaimed productions of Arabian Nights and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. MAD Theatre Company are…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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26
AUG
Liverpool(e): Mover, Shaker, Architectural Risk
RIBA North

Be guided around the exhibition by curator Joseph Sharples. Learn the vision behind it and the decision process around choosing the items to deliver a full and meaningful display.You can explore how architects of different periods have been challenged and inspired by…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01517 030107
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01
SEP
The Wonderful World of Dissocia
The Black E

Exploring a world of psychological disconnection. Lisa has lost an hour of her life shes gone to the surreal and wonky world of Dissocia to get it back. However this colourful adult adventure also has serious repercussionsPERFORMANCE TIMES FRI ‐ 7:30pm SAT…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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05
SEP
RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair Liverpool September 2017
The Exhibition Centre, ACC, Liverpool

Jobs Fair Liverpool 2017 will bring together leading employers including NHS trusts hospitals private healthcare organisations care homes armed forces and many more from across Liverpool and the UK with immediate vacancies available.Visitors will also have the opportunity to attend our FREE…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02088 723170
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08
SEP
Tiger Country
The Black E

With the NHS facing its biggest revolution in 60 years Nina Raines play perfectly captures both hospital horror and hilarity in a painfully under resourced yet vital setting.PERFORMANCE TIMES FRI ‐ 7:30pm SAT ‐ 2:30pm & 7:30pmFollowing the critically acclaimed productions of…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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09
SEP
Circus-themed Family Fun Day
Whitby Park

Roll up roll up to this special event at Whitby Park Ellesmere Port on Saturday 9th September from 11am to 4pm with circus‐themed activities for all the family ‐ in aid of charity. At the heart of the event will be a…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01244 335622
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09
SEP
Lecture: Help & Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House, George Fox Room

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 Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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17
SEP
Wedding Fayre at Brook Mollington Banastre Hotel
The Brook Mollington Banastre Hotel & Spa

This Chester Red Event Wedding Fayre will host over 30 exhibitors of the regions leading wedding specialists across 4 rooms on hand to offer you expert advice on all your wedding requirements. Come along and view this beautiful hotel and chat to…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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17
SEP
Liverpool Auditions for TheVoice to Win Open MicUK
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS ARE LOOKING FOR THE VOICE TO WOW THE JUDGES AT OPEN MIC UK 2017Have you got the voice Audition dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
Liverpool Open Mic UK Music Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION 2017 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK Music Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
Liverpool Open Mic UK Singing Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL OPEN MIC UK SINGING COMPETITION 2017Singing Competition auditions dates for Liverpool Open Mic UK Singing Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking hereOpen Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for the Liverpool Singing…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
Liverpool Songwriting Competition
The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL FUTURE MUSIC SONGWRITING COMPETITION 2017 PERFORMANCE DATES RELEASEDSongwriting Competition performance dates for Liverpool Future Music Songwriting Competition 2017 have been announced You can enter Future Music 2017 by clicking hereFuture Music have announced their performance dates for the Liverpool Songwriting Competition…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529966
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17
SEP
PEAKY BLINDERS TOUR
Peaky Blinders Location Tour

4 hour mini coach tour of Peaky Blinders filming locations.You will get to visit 10 actual locations featuring numerous scenes in the show and you may be surprised to find how many seemingly different scenes were filmed in the same locations. …

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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21
SEP
Last Train To Auschwitz
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Last train to Auschwitz tells the story of a group of Womens journey into hell. Their final destination is the notorious concentration camp Auschwitz.Auschwitz a place where dreams die first and nightmares become a reality. Every day is a fight for survival…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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22
SEP
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 touring circuit and television.facebook.commanfordscomedytwitter.commanfordscomedy…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01612 220460
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25
SEP
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Monday 25 September 2017. 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…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
OCT
Jerry Sadowitz
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

If you like Pol Pot youll love Jerry Sadowitz With his incorrigible smile and his propensity to hurl his underwear at female members of the audience youll be so helpless with looking for the police…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
OCT
The interplay between pain and behavioural
Trafford Hall

This one‐day course will bring together specialists in neurology pain management and behavioural medicine to explore the importance of each of these disciplines when managing pain related behavioural cases. Using a combination of lectures break out group work and case histories. Delegates…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01244 377365
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05
OCT
The interplay between pain and behavioural medicin
Trafford Hall

This one‐day course will bring together specialists in neurology pain management and behavioural medicine to explore the importance of each of these disciplines when managing pain related behavioural cases. Using a combination of lectures break out group work and case histories. Delegates…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01244 377365
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07
OCT
Sensory Time Practitioner Course
TBC

Parents can spend quality time making memories with their little ones safe in the knowledge that we have appropriate training and qualifications in place; in addition we have suitable policies procedures and insurance. Who are Sensory Time UK courses suitable for Sensory…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03300 432181
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08
OCT
Wedding Fayre at Holiday Inn Ellesmere Port
Holiday Inn Ellesmere Port Cheshire Oaks

Join us at this North West Wedding Fayre at The Holiday Inn based in Ellesmere Port Cheshire Oaks. With over 35 exhibitors across 3 rooms you can chat with the regions leading wedding specialists who will be on hand to offer…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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11
OCT
Blood Runs Deep
Gladstone Theatre, Greendale Road

Break A Leg Productions in association with Bill Elms present Blood Runs Deep.Blood Runs Deep will have audiences literally on the edge of their seats single mother Karen Richards is on the run with her unsuspecting son praying she can hide their…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01516 438757
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18
OCT
LEGENDS LIVE TOUR 2017
Echo Arena

Tony Denton Promotions are delighted to bring these four iconic artistes together for the Legends Live arena tour 2017 the tour features Suzi Quatro David Essex The Osmonds & Hot Chocolate. This not to be missed tour will be kicking off at…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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29
OCT
Wedding Fayre at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel
Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa

We are very excited to announce Red Event will be teaming up with the stunning wedding venue Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel & Spa. This Chester Wedding Fayre is FREE for everyone to attend and will be a Wedding Fayre not to be…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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02
NOV
Simon Amstel - What is this?
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

What Is This promises to be a deeply personal funny exploration of beauty intimacy freedom sex and love.Simon Amstell has a gift for taking a social norm and gently mocking it until it seems utterly ridiculous. Highly literate... an endearing mixture of…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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05
NOV
2017 National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Can
BT Convention Centre

The NCRI Cancer Conference aims to:‐ Provide a high profile platform where key stakeholders of cancer research come together to discuss present and showcase high‐quality research across the research‐spectrum.‐ Highlight the importance of partnership in cancer research foster collaboration share knowledge information…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02034 695453
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10
NOV
Absolute Bowie
O2 Academy Liverpool

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 073200
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10
NOV
Annie - The Musical
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

LHK Youth Theatre prove that Its The Hard Knock Life this November 10th 11th and 12th as they perform the famous musical at The Epstein Theatre.Based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie the play is set in 1930s New York during…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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15
NOV
Gok Wan - Naked & Baring All
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

But whatever you think you know about TVs fashion guru Gok Wan you havent heard the half of it.From his humble beginnings on a Leicester council estate to becoming one of the countrys most recognised faces. Gok candidly unravels his life to…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01517 094044
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16
NOV
T.REXTASY
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The worlds only official live tribute band dedicated to Marc Bolan & T.Rex. T.Rextasy have now been gigging around the world for over 20 years a career that ironically out lives Marcs very own T.Rex.…

Location: 3.3 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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