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

03
OCT
Dylan Howe's Subterraneans - New Designs On Bowie'
The Capstone Theatre

Dylan Howe ‐ drums Percy Pursglove ‐ double bass Ross Stanley ‐ piano Steve Lodder ‐ synthesisers Andy Sheppard ‐ tenor saxophoneDylan Howe is a British drummer born in 1969 best known for leading his quintet and other jazz groups since 2002…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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03
OCT
Marmozets Lonely The Brave
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Marmozets Lonely The Brave at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool on Friday 03 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
Bill Laurance Project
The Capstone Theatre

Bill Laurance keyboards Michael League bass Robert Sput' Searight drums special guestsOriginal member of the internationally acclaimed Snarky Puppy Grammy Award winning pianist Bill Laurance recently released his debut albumDVD Flint on GroundUp records which went straight…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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04
OCT
Bipolar Sunshine
Kazimier

Bipolar Sunshine at Kazimier in Liverpool on Saturday 04 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Bipolar Sunshine tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
Eliza and the Bear
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

Eliza and the Bear at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Saturday 04 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
The Vamps
Echo Arena

The Vamps are without a doubt the new band on everyone's lips.They have been causing a stir everywhere they go with legions of fans following and pandemonium at every turn. Now they announce their first…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
Vamps
Liverpool Echo Arena

Vamps performs live at Liverpool Echo Arena in Liverpool Merseyside on Saturday 04 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Vamps at Liverpool Echo Arena now.…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
OCT
The Sunshine Underground
Kazimier

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
Dario Fo’s Francis The Holy Jester
The Capstone Theatre

Francis The Holy Jester by Nobel‐Prize winning playwright Dario Fo returns to The Capstone Theatre this October for one performance only. Performed by Fo's long‐time collaborator Mario Pirovano the play has received rave reviews over the past few years during which time…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 000140
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06
OCT
Black Submarine
The Kazimier

Black Submarine at The Kazimier in Liverpool on Monday 06 October 2014. 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 GetMeIn…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
OCT
Kids In Glass Houses
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

Live music event at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool Liverpool Merseyside. To watch Kids In Glass Houses live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool on the Friday 10 October 2014 check out our list of primary and secondary ticket providers and compare the…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Liverpool Does VIntage
Liverpool Town Hall

Winner of an Outstanding Customer Service Award and shortlisted for TWO National Vintage Awards; Britain Does Vintage fairs have fast become a firm favorite on the vintage scene. THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07896 840397
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11
OCT
Telegraph Cruise Show
Echo Arena Liverpool

Whether you're an experienced ocean voyager a lover of river cruises or completely new to cruising and looking for your next travel adventure you'll find everything you need to know about life on board at The Telegraph Cruise Show Liverpool.All under one…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02079 313961
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11
OCT
Cheryl Cole
Echo Arena

There have been many faces to Cheryl Cole over the past few years ‐ Cheryl Tweedy the Geordie beauty from Girls Aloud Cheryl Cole the tabloid favourite and reality show judge and Cheryl the Brit‐nominated…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
OCT
The Treatment
Liverpool East Village Arts Club

The Treatment at Liverpool East Village Arts Club in Liverpool on Sunday 12 October 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
OCT
Tom Vek
Kazimier

Tom Vek at Kazimier in Liverpool on Sunday 12 October 2014. 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: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
A Doll’s House
The Capstone Theatre

UK Touring Theatre in association with Redbridge Drama Centre presents A Doll's House By Henrik IbsenDirected by Michael WoodwoodA woman doesn't have the right to protect her own dying father or to save her husband's life I can't believe that's true... Torvald…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 000140
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13
OCT
Clannad
Liverpool Cathedral

Clannad at Liverpool Cathedral in Liverpool on Monday 13 October 2014. 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 GetMeIn Viagogo…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
OCT
Chester Antiques Show
County Grandstand

Chester Racecourse is on the West side of the City just outside the Roman walls. Free parking and an easy uphill walk to the shops.Extending over 3 floors of the County Grandstand the Show offers high quality antiques for collectors dealers and…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07774 850044
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16
OCT
Clean Bandit
O2 Academy Liverpool

Coming together as a group in Cambridge in 2009 electronic group Clean Bandit first reached the top 40 UK charts with their single Mozarts House in 2013 and followed it up with chart topping single…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
Delta Saxophone Quartet
The Capstone Theatre

Graeme Blevins ‐ Soprano Sax Pete Whyman ‐ Alto Sax Tim Holmes ‐ Tenor Sax Chris Caldwell ‐ Baritone Sax Programme: Loys Bourgeois ‐ Tutta la terra canti a Dio Arvo Prt ‐ Summa Stephen Goss ‐ Uneasy Dreams i Tideland…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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17
OCT
Eugene McGuinness
Shipping Forecast

Yes Eugene McGuinness is back ‐ very back.Most noted as a singer‐songwriter sharing the label with the Last Shadow Puppets and for his work as a guitarist of Miles Kane's backing band Eugene McGuinness left…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
Hawklords
O2 Academy 2 Liverpool

‐ watch Hawklords live at O2 Academy 2 Liverpool in Liverpool Merseyside on the Friday 17 October 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
Maverick Sabre
O2 Academy Liverpool

Hackney‐borne and New Ross native Maverick Sabre got his start in the music industry in 2008 alongside Irish rappers Terawrizt and Nu‐Centz on their Sense the Terror album. The 21‐year‐old rapper then went on to…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
John Etheridge + special guest Kit Holmes
The Capstone Thetare

Enjoy an uplifting evening of: blues folk jazz African grooves and much more from two outstanding guitarists.JOHN ETHERIDGE is one of the world's most respected guitarists and his music spans a myriad of styles and influences. He was the guitarist for the…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 000140
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18
OCT
John Etheridge workshop only
The Capstone Theatre

Enjoy an uplifting evening of: blues folk jazz African grooves and much more from two outstanding guitarists.JOHN ETHERIDGE is one of the world's most respected guitarists and his music spans a myriad of styles and influences. He was the guitarist for the…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 000140
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18
OCT
Jake Bugg
Echo Arena

Britain has a new promising young artist approaching the heights of success. Jake Bugg is the artist who became famous with his last year performance during the famous Glastonbury festival. At only 17 years old…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
Joan Rivers
The Auditorium Liverpool

Joan Rivers is a talk show host and comedian who is also a fashionista. She is well known for hosting red carpet shows at award shows. She started her TV career in 1965 on the…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
OCT
The Taming of the Shrew
The Capstone Theatre

Whilst currently touring their critically acclaimed UK tour of A Midsummer Nights Dream Immersion Theatre are thrilled to announce they will be reviving their 2011 production of The Taming of the Shrew.Sixties London. Three criminal dynasties are drawn together as suitors vie…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08 448000
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20
OCT
Turning Worlds Dance Company: Quantum
The Capstone Theatre

ChoreographerCompany Director ‐ Jane Turner Audio‐visual Interactive Aystem ‐ Richard Hoadley Dancers ‐ Natacha Bisarre Gwen Jones Grgoire A. Meyer David Ogle Ann Pidcock Clarinet ‐ Gareth Stuart Filmphotography: Chris Frazer Smith Additional Musical Compositions ‐ Taban Ahmed Christopher Barn Peerapat Kittivachra…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 000140
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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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