What’s on: Event listings – 13-26 May

13 May Manic Street Preachers Echo Arena The Manics return to Liverpool for the first time since 2010 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their iconic fourth album ‘Everything Must Go’, which features arguably the Welsh rockers’ most well known track ‘A Design for Life’. 14 May Writing on the Wall Festival Presents: An Evening with ... Read More...

What’s on: Event listings – 29 April – 12 May

29 April England Boxing: 2016 Elite National Finals Echo Arena (until 1 May) The country’s best male and female boxers will lock horns at the 129th Elite National Championships. The tournament will take place over three days, culminating in the grand final on 1 May. 29 April Phronesis Capstone Theatre, Liverpool Hope University British-Scandinavian trio Phronesis ... Read More...

Liverpool event guide: April – May 2016

April 4-9 April The 39 Steps Playhouse Theatre Patrick Barlow’s adaptation of Hitchcock’s classic makes its way to Liverpool on its 10th anniversary tour, with just four actors playing more than 130 characters in the thriller and comedy hybrid.7-9 April Crabbie’s Grand National Aintree Racecourse Place your bets, put on your fanciest outfits and head to Aintree ... Read More...

Top entertainment through April and May

Previews: Theatre, attractions and music in LiverpoolFrancis Bacon: Invisible Rooms 18 May – 18 September Tate Liverpool The largest exhibition of Francis Bacon’s work ever to be staged in the North of England will launch at Tate Liverpool in May, providing another landmark display for the gallery. Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms will feature around ... Read More...