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

06
MAY
Friday at Liverpool Comedy Central
Liverpool Comedy Central

Liverpool Comedy Central is Liverpools most sophisticated comedy club set in the plush surroundings of what was the world famous Baby Blue basement club on the Albert Dock.A must see THE SUNDAY TIMESMC Carl Hutchinson introduces Julian Dean Mark Simmons and your…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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06
MAY
Liverpool Tattoo Convention
Britannia Adelphi Hotel

Liverpool Tattoo Convention returns to the city for its 9th year on the 6th 7th & 8th May 2016 with a theme of Respecting the Past Celebrating the Present and Embracing the Future.Renowned for its innovation non‐stop entertainment and atmosphere and widely…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07479 273286
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06
MAY
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

.Last event was a sell out so call now to confirm your seat for this Fabulous Comedy dining show ‐ Call 0151 709 8878.Seats for this show are only £30 pp includes a FREE bet tooMarlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 098878
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07
MAY
The Bodyguard
Liverpool Empire Theatre

The Bodyguard based on the smash hit film which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston has now opened to rave reviews. Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
MAY
Carl Hutchinson is...Learning the Ropes
Liverpool Comedy Central

Liverpool Comedy Central is Liverpools most sophisticated comedy club set in the plush surroundings of what was the world famous Baby Blue basement club on the Albert Dock.A quality well written show. ‐ One4Review A genuine homage to sports entertainment ‐ Broadway…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 025834
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13
MAY
I Kissed A Boy and I Liked It - Light Night
Liverpool St Georges Hall

On Friday May 13th Light Night will see the whole of Liverpool come alive with culture. With over 100 live events including street performances concerts exhibitions and activities for all ages this is a Friday night with a difference. And when we…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
MAY
Manic Street Preachers Editors
Echo Arena

Manic Street Preachers Editors at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Friday 13 May 2016. 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 the…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Channel One Sound System
24 Kitchen Street

First up are Channel One Sound System who for over 35 years have been perfecting their selection of reggae classics and new must‐hear tracks. Having celebrated 30 consecutive years at Notting Hill Carnival Channel One have made a name for themselves as…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07801 982583
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15
MAY
Bryan Adams
Echo Arena

Bryan Guy Adams now 50 years old is Canadas best selling male rock artist. As a musician singer‐songwriter he has seen major successes and also has become a fairly famous photographer and social activist more…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAY
Nigel Kennedy
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

For over 25 years Nigel Kennedy has been acknowledged as one of the worlds leading violin virtuosos and is without doubt one of the most important violinists Britain has ever produced. His virtuoso technique…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
MAY
Singles Party
Grosvenor Casino Leo

Guests are greeted on arrival by our hosts and are registered from the guest list on the door. You will be given a badge with your name and number on it and some Flirtcards that you can use during the night dont…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01517 098878
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20
MAY
Gordon Lightfoot
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Gordon Lightfoot at Liverpool Empire Theatre in Liverpool on Friday 20 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Gordon Lightfoot live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
MAY
Guns 2 Roses
O2 Academy Liverpool

Guns 2 Roses at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Saturday 21 May 2016. 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…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Busted
Echo Arena

Busted at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Sunday 22 May 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Busted live in the knowledge that youve…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAY
Tarot & Dine evening plus Psychic experiment show
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

. See what your cards reveal about you and your future with our Tarot Dine evening. Doors open from 6pm.Also be wowed by our very own Psychic experiment show tooSeats are just £20 per person and includes a 2 course…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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27
MAY
Bill Bailey
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 14.9 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: 3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07801 982583
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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: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07478 699007
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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: 3.4 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: 3 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: 3.7 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: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 3.7 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: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 3.7 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: 8.9 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: 3.6 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: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 7.5 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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