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

24
MAR
Hairspray
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto national TV and into the heart of teen idol Link Larkin. Tracys audition makes her a local star and soon she is using…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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25
MAR
Civic Saturdays at Metal
Metal @ Edge Hill Station

Transport past present and future at Edge Hill the first passenger railway station in the World. Well look at connections and the highs and lows of our Merseyside transport system from walkability to high‐speed rail and airports.Family fun in interesting places around…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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26
MAR
Mothers Day Special - Diana Ross Tribute Dinner an
Grosvenor Casino, Leo Liverpool

Treat Mum to a great day of fine dining and entertainment with our Mothers Day Special.Enjoy a 3 course dinner Glass of bubbly a bet a seat for our Diana Ross Tribute.£30 ppTo book call 0151 709 8878 or…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0151-70 9-8878
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27
MAR
Billy Ocean
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Born in Trinidad but based out of Britain for his entire career Billy Ocean was the undisputed king of British R&B in the 1970's and 1980's. Billy has not only scored with many Top 20…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAR
At Last - The Etta James Story
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Following its world premiere in Melbourne in 2013 At Last ‐ The Etta James Story has since packed theatres throughout Australia and New Zealand. In 2016 the show returned to Melbourne for a sell‐out season at The Arts Centre and July saw…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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28
MAR
Islam Awareness Course - Liverpool
Al Rahma Masjid

With the increasing number of terrorist attacks associated with Islam and Muslims across the globe and the constant negative portrayal of Islam in the Media isnt it time to learn more about Islam and Muslims from authentic sources Includes: lunch information pack…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07813 811914
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30
MAR
Tiger Who Came To Tea
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big stripy tiger The…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAR
Russell Howard Round the World
Echo Arena

Russell Howard Round the World at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Thursday 30 March 2017. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Russell Howard Round…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
MAR
Absolute Bowie
Live Rooms, Chester

There 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 Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01244 318906
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01
APR
Lydiate Scouts Car Boot Sale
Lydiate Parish Hall Field

Times:Sellers arrive from 6amBuyers arrive from 6amFinish approx. 12pmCharges:£7 per car£10 per large van or trailerBuyers: 40p per person over 18 yrs. Children freeFree car parking on our field please do not park on the roadDisabled parkingDogs allowedNo booking necessaryBring your own…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07855695085(textspref erred)
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01
APR
Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future
Friends Meeting House, "The Small Meeting Room"

I have remained nothing more than a normal natural person are the words Bruno Groening wrote; a person who possessed the simple intuitive knowledge of the laws governing divine spiritual healing.The audience can experience the divine power in their own bodies that…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01524 409345
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01
APR
The Mersey Beatles - 50th Anniversary Show
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

The whole album live 20 Golden greats liveThis special set will constitute the first half of an unforgettable Beatles experience. The second half of the show will see The boys return in the familiar black suits of Beatlemania and via a…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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01
APR
Rick Astley
Liverpool Empire Theatre

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
APR
The Who
Echo Arena

The Who at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Monday 03 April 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
APR
Sleeping Beauty
Liverpool Epstein 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: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
APR
Miss Christmas UK is coming to Liverpool!
Liverpool Hope University

First Annual Miss Christmas UK Could You Be The Winner Of Miss Christmas Of LiverpoolA brand new beauty and talent pageant is coming to: England Wales Scotland and Northern Ireland in 2017; to celebrate beauty talent and achievement with a challenge to…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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10
APR
Ghost The Musical
Liverpool Empire Theatre

A timeless story about the incredible power of human love. Ghost was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film of 1990 starring the late Patrick Swayze Demi Moore Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Goldwyn.…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
APR
WRONG: A Festival for the Freakscene
Invisible Wind Factory

WRONG is a one day happening on the 22nd of April 2017 in the new creative hub of the Liverpool Docklands. It aims to bring together merchants of all varieties of weird and filthy rock music to create something special.Liverpool isnt always…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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24
APR
Caro Emerald
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
APR
A Midsummer Nights Dream
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

On a Midsummers night four young lovers find themselves wrapped in the dream‐like arms of an enchanted forest where sprites lurk and fairies rule. While a feuding Fairy King and Queen are at war their paths are crossed by Bottom Quince and…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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25
APR
Liverpool Re-imagined - Unbuilt Liverpool!
Quaker House

SPEAKER: Mark Anthony Craig: Landscape Architect and Regeneration Officer; Chair of New Ferry Residents Association; WW2 re‐enactorTV and film extra.Liverpool has a very distinctive skyline. The Three Pier Head Graces the two Cathedrals the Radio City Tower and more recently the Waterfront…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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27
APR
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime by Wirral Community The
Westbourne Hall

Based on an 1890s story by Oscar Wilde about Lord Arthur Savile who is engaged to thelovely Sybil Merton and looking forward to a blissful married life. However his future mother‐in‐law Lady Julia is about to throw his life into chaos and…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07704 789784
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28
APR
Sara Pascoe - Animal
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

As always Sara is honest and unflinching as she expounds on sexuality empathy art God and pubic hair. If that sounds a bit weighty there will also be stuff about selfies glow worms and RuPauls Drag Race. Also and this should be…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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28
APR
Chas Dave
O2 Academy Liverpool

Chas Dave at O2 Academy Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 28 April 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAY
Professor Brian Cox Live
Liverpool Echo Arena

Now coming to even more venues across UK and Ireland in Spring 2017 its the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox OBE. The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time delving into high science…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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06
MAY
Professor Brian Cox
Echo Arena

Professor Brian Cox at Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday 06 May 2017. 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: 2.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
MAY
Secrets The Musical
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

At Mersey Entertainments Agency Larry and Liz Nicole Barber‐Lane are busy organising a show for a Millionaires birthday party ‐ identity a secret Unfortunately for them though their old enemy Metal Mick Danny Taylor is back in town and is yet again…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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13
MAY
Liverpool Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to W
Radisson Blu

Why Book on a Liverpool Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Liverpool Days are ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are Established & Proven and…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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19
MAY
The Beach Boys Story
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

Excellent Fantastic The best tribute band Ive ever seen are comments often heard at the end of this remarkable show; its easy to see why this is such a huge smash.You will be amazed how just five performers can reproduce 100 live…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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20
MAY
Ultimate Bowie
Liverpool Epstein Theatre

David Bowie has frequently reinvented his music and image and is widely regarded as one of the most influential innovators over the last five decades His sudden death has touched people all over the world as fans of all ages unite…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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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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