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

20
JAN
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Quaker Meeting House

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07800 933172
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20
JAN
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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26
JAN
Howard Skempton & Merseyside Improvisers Orchestra
Capstone Theatre

A concert featuring composer Howard Skempton one of the founders of The Scratch Orchestra and a pivotal figure in English experimental music from the 60s and The Merseyside Improvisers Orchestra a radical new ensemble. For this new collaboration Skempton will play with…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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26
JAN
Ruby Turner
The Epstein Theatre

Ruby Turner was born in Jamaica and grew up in Montego Bay. Her Grandfather sang the lead in one of the Islands Gospel Groups. Moving to England when she was 9 Ruby has lived here ever since.Her career to date has always…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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27
JAN
Music for the Mind and Soul
The Capstone Theatre

First Half: An Inner Voice by Kobini Ananth and Yarlinie Thanabalasingham Kobini Ananth vocalsYarlinie Thanabalasingham vocalsSanjurran Keerthikumar ‐ mridangamTwo young talented and upcoming vocalists come together to create an innovative piece experimenting with a notion rarely used within Carnatic music…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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28
JAN
Britten – St Nicolas Cantata
Capstone Theatre

Liverpool Hope University Choir with musicians from Liverpool PhilharmonicDirected by David WaltersMichael Graham tenorBenjamin Britten ‐ Saint Nicolas Opus 42 words by Eric Crozier‐‐Benjamin Britten wrote the cantata Saint Nicolas in 1948 for the centennial celebrations of Lancing College in Sussex.…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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31
JAN
Inside Peace - Premiere Screening
The Capstone Theatre

Inside Peace is a feature documentary that focuses on four men incarcerated in a Texas jail who embark on a journey of self‐discovery. With lives marked by generations of violence addiction and poor social conditions they attend a peace class and…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01512 913578
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01
FEB
Highly Sprung - Fall Out
Capstone Theatre

Youre told to work hard go to school get your exams blah blah blah. Why bother Youd rather be in a club having a laugh. Chilling with your mates. But then theres your mate Jay hes really down. Lost all hope. What…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01512 913578
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03
FEB
Griff Rhys Jones: Where Was I?
The Epstein Theatre

Join the star of Not the Nine oclock News Smith & Jones and Three Men In A Boat as he airs stories anecdotes reminiscences and outright lies from forty years of travelling down rivers and up mountains into Africa out…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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08
FEB
CHESTER ANTIQUES FAIR
County Grandstand

The Fair brings together good quality authentic antiques including Furniture Paintings Silver Porcelain Sculptures Jewellery etc from the past 300 years. All these are carefully examined by experts to ensure they are as described on their labels.The County Grandstand has 3 floors…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01825 744074
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08
FEB
Circus of Horrors - Voodoo
Liverpool Empire Theatre

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713017
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08
FEB
Lauryna Sableviciute –Piano Music from The Balti
Capstone Theatre

Lauryna Sableviciute piano M.K.Ciurlionis ‐ Three pieces: Autumn Pater Noster ImpromptumA.Prt ‐ Sonatina Op.1Nr.1: Fur AlinaA. Savanenkovaite ‐ Two pieces from the Cycle Lithuanian Postcards: Rain in Vilnius My Love was lost at Palanga SeaP. Vasks ‐ Eine Kleine NachtmusicE. Sablevicius…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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09
FEB
Fleetwood Bac
The Epstein Theatre

FLEETWOOD BAC are the worlds first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself and raved about by Peter Greens biographer.The only Mac tribute band in the world to authentically replicate the classic StevieLindseyChristineJohnMick Rumours line‐up. The band features…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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09
FEB
Gandeys Circus
Aintree Racecourse

Its being hailed as the biggest and most spectacular circus production the UK has ever seen GANDEYS YOUR CIRCUS is making an eagerly‐anticipated return to Aintree with a brand new action‐packed star‐studded Big Top show for all the family and…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 055507
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10
FEB
Crafty's Creepy Castle
The Epstein Theatre

Why has Crafty the Crow gone to live in a haunted castleCan Sally the Scarecrow help with its ghostly goings‐onAnd what haunted happenings are making things go bump in the nightCome in your scariest costume and join the adventure to find the…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 015 170940
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10
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
Hot Water Comedy Club

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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10
FEB
Liverpool Mozart Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Festival
Capstone Theatre

Tchaikovsky Romeo & JulietTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1Tchaikovsky Symphony No.6 PathtiqueConductor: Sergej BolkhovetsPiano: Slava SidorenkoWith Valentines Day so close tonight LMO presents a programme bursting with lush harmonies and romantic melodies that will give a firm tug on your heart‐strings…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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14
FEB
Jason Donovan & His Amazing Midlife Crisis
The Epstein Theatre

Jason is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again in the autumn only this time its a tour with a twist He is headed to new locations across the country and these intimate gigs will be a…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01517 094044
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15
FEB
Chinese New Year at Salt Dog Slims
Salt Dog Slims

As February 13th sees us enter into the Year of the Dog one of Liverpools most popular hangouts Salt Dog Slims will be offering an assortment of tasty treats to mark the year of their namesake and Britains most beloved animal. From…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01517 097172
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15
FEB
Fallen Angels: Dark night ends
Capstone Theatre

Dark night ends is an interactive dance theatre performance where live dance spoken word and real life stories explore the realities of addiction and recovery. The audience will be invited to go on a roller coaster of emotions and to consider their…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01512 913578
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16
FEB
China Crisis - Flaunt The Imperfection Live
The Epstein Theatre

Flaunt The Imperfection was the bands third album for Virgin Records produced by Walter Becker Steely Dan and released in 1985 to great international acclaim . . . .selling in excess of 1 million copies worldwide and including the hit singles…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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16
FEB
Chinese NY at Slims Pork Chop Express
Slims Pork Chop Express

Slims Pork Chop Express have successfully combined two of the UKs favourite gastronomies BBQ and Chinese for the ultimate feasting experience this Chinese New Year. With the 1986 cult film Big Trouble in Little China playing in the background walls adorned with…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01517 095439
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18
FEB
The Jungle Book
The Epstein Theatre

Immersion Theatre are thrilled to bring their trademark energy to their wildest show yet a brand new musical adaptation of family favourite THE JUNGLE BOOKFilled with catchy music a laugh‐out‐loud script audience interaction and the chance to meet the characters after the…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01517 094044
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18
FEB
Wedding Fayre at Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa
Formby Hall Golf and Spa Resort

We are very excited to announce Red Event will be teaming up with the picturesque wedding venue Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa to bring you the ultimate Wedding Fayre This Liverpool Wedding Fayre is FREE for everyone and offer inspiring Wedding…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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22
FEB
LIJF: James Taylor Quartet (+ Skeltr)
Capstone Theatre

James Taylor hammond organ & vocalsAndrew McKinney bassPat Illingworth ‐ drumsMark Cox ‐ guitarJames Taylor one of the great British instrumentalists of his generation has taken his trademark howling Hammond sound to the masses for over 25 years; still famed…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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23
FEB
Judie Tzuke - Peace Has Broken Out Tour
The Epstein Theatre

After the countrywide sellout success of the Songs and Stories tour Judie is back on the road performing more of her special acoustic concerts celebrating the release of her long awaited new album Peace Has Broken Out.This intimate evening of old favourites…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01517 094044
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23
FEB
LIJF: Get The Blessing (+ The Weave)
Capstone Theatre

Jake McMurchie ‐ sax and electronicsPete Judge ‐ trumpet and electronicsClive Deamer ‐ drumsJim Barr ‐ bassFormed in the year 2000 Bristol‐based four‐piece Get The Blessing boast a truly international fan base having forged a unique signature sound that defies easy…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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24
FEB
LIJF: Jason Rebello - Solo Piano
Capstone Theatre

Jason Rebello ‐ pianoJason Rebello has worked with some of the greatest musicians on the planet including Wayne Shorter Johnny Griffin Sting Jeff Beck Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel. He has also released seven albums as a leader that have won critical…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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24
FEB
LIJF: Arun Ghosh IndoJazz Sextet
Capstone Theatre

Arun Ghosh ‐ clarinetChris Williams ‐ alto saxophoneShirley Tetteh ‐ electric guitarLiran Donin ‐ bassNilesh Gulhane ‐ drumsDave Walsh ‐ drumsBritish‐Asian clarinettist and composer Arun Ghosh makes his Liverpool International Jazz Festival debut performing music from recently released album But Where Are…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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24
FEB
LIJF: Dock in Absolute (+Andchuck)
The Capstone Theatre

Jean‐Philippe Koch ‐ piano compositionDavid Kintziger ‐ electric bassMichel Mootz ‐ drumsWith a shared love of jazz the members of Dock in Absolute combine different styles of music from progressive Jazz to classical and rock music all centred around pianist Jean Philippe…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01512 913578
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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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