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What’s on in Liverpool: 21 April – 4 May 2017

What’s on in Liverpool

Event listings for 21 April – 4 May 2017


21 April – 20 May
The Lonesome West
Royal Court
‘In Bruges’ filmmaker Martin McDonagh brings his darkly comic play about the shocking and murderous goings-on in the Western Ireland town of Leenane to Liverpool.

22 April
Night of Championship Boxing
Echo Arena Liverpool
St Helens fighter Martin Murray takes on Gabe Rosado at the riverside venue in what promises to be a fierce contest between two heavy hitters.

23 April
Chris De Burgh
Philharmonic Hall
The ‘Lady in Red’ artist heads to the city to perform on stage ahead of the release of his 26th studio album ‘A Better World’.

23 April
Palm House Family Fun Day
Sefton Park
A family activity day in the park to mark St George’s Day, with music, fun and laughter on the bill.

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26 April
Mindhorn with Q&A
A chance to see the off-the-wall comedy on the big screen, followed by a question and answer session with the film’s writers and stars Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby.

27-29 April
Made in Dagenham
Second year acting students from the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts tackle the heartfelt comedy about the working class women of the Dagenham Ford factory.

29 April – 1 May
Birkenhead Park Festival
Birkenhead Park
A three-day celebration where everything from arts and crafts to live music will be on offer, along with food and drink from around the world and interactive workshops for all the family.


2 May
Fred D’Aguiar
Blackburne House
British-Guyanese novelist Fred D’Aguiar will hold a talk and writing workshop for first-timers and seasoned pros as part of the month-long Writing on the Wall Festival.

3 May
J Hus
O2 Academy
The MOBO Award-winning rapper will perform tracks from his forthcoming debut album ‘Common Sense’.

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About Author: Mark Langshaw

Mark is a journalist at Your Move. He can be contacted via email at mark.langshaw@movepublishing.co.uk or by phone on 0151 709 3871.