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Liverpool event guide: October – November 2017


Liverpool event guide: October – November 2017


1-14 October 
Liverpool Mental Health Festival
Various venues
Liverpool Mental Health Consortium hosts a diverse programme of events and entertainment to help break down barriers.

3-7 October 
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
Liverpool Empire
X Factor winner Joe McElderry takes the title role of Joseph in this musical extravaganza full of unforgettable songs.

6 October
Shane Filan
Liverpool Olympia
The former Westlife singer goes it alone in a solo tour to promote his new album ‘Love Always’.

10 October
Tea Dance amongst the Palms
Sefton Park Palm House
Step back in time at the Palm House with the venue’s ever-popular afternoon tea dance.

10-14 October
Palms Rita, Sue and Bob Too
Liverpool Playhouse
A new production of the classic 80s play about love, lust and infidelity.

12 October
MBU: A Paul Maheke Performance
Walker Art Gallery
Celebrated artist Paul Maheke’s show ‘MBU’is a journey through his lineage, accompanied by curator Cedric Fauq.

16 October
Little Mix
Echo Arena
The hit-making pop group returns to Liverpool to perform hits including ‘Wings’, ‘Salute’, ‘Shout Out to my Ex’ and many more.

20-21 October
Absolutely Fabulous Gin Festival
Croxteth Hall
Enjoy a fabulous afternoon or evening sampling gin alongside live entertainment and food.

21 October
Vogue Ball
Invisible Wind Factory
House of Suarez’s ultimate dance event returns, this year following the theme ‘Se7en Deadly Sins’.

22 October
Celtic Animation Film Festival
81 Renshaw Street
Screenings of works by Celtic animators around the world and a competition awards ceremony, as part of the wider Liverpool Irish Festival.


2 November
Simon Anstell: What is this?
Epstein Theatre
Critically acclaimed comedian Simon Amstell’s new show promises a deeply personal, funny exploration of beauty, intimacy, freedom, sex and love.

8 November
Emily Barker
Australian singer/songwriter Emily Barker, who has composed and performed the themes for the BBC’s ‘Wallander’ and ‘The Shadow Line’, will bring a blend of Americana and folk.

10 November
Radio City Christmas Live
Echo Arena
A sparkling evening of live music and fun to kick-start the countdown to Christmas.

10-12 November
Captain Beefheart celebrations
Various venues
Bluecoat leads a series of special events around the city exploring the cult American musician as a ‘total artist’.

17 November
Charity dinner and entertainment
Liverpool Supper Club
A three-course meal and live entertainment with all proceeds raised going to Netherton Feelgood Factory.

17 November
John Piper
Tate Liverpool
A major exhibition exploring the work of the great British artist (1903-1992). Tickets also include entry into ‘Surrealism in Egypt: Art and Liberty 1938-1948’.

20 November
Alison Moyet
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
The singer stops off in the city as part of a tour of her recently released album ‘Other’.

25 November
Where’s Jack? Murder Mystery Night  
Croxteth Hall
An evening is sure to frighten and thrill even those who claim to never get scared.

27 November
Scouting for Girls
O2 Academy Liverpool
The band bring their celebratory tour to Liverpool, marking 10 years since the release of their debut self-titled album.

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