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...

What’s on: Event listings – 4–17 March

5 March Chibuku: Chase and Status Arts Club With a platinum album and tours of some of the UK’s biggest venues, drum and bass giants Chase and Status will headline Chibuku. DIMENSION and Culture Shock are among other acts on the bill. 5 Laces Out! Camp and Furnace This dedicated trainer festival returns with a bigger programme ... Read More...

Hands-on Eye for Colour exhibition to return to Liverpool

World Museum visitors can explore the science of colour when a popular hands-on exhibition returns this month.Marking its 10th anniversary, the free family-friendly 'Eye for Colour' display originally created by National Museums Liverpool will head back to the city venue from 22 January until 4 September and promises to alert the senses and simulate the ... Read More...