Liverpool event guide: February – March 2018

Liverpool event guide: February – March 2018

February

3 February  
Cheese Fest
Mountford Hall
Street food traders and artisan specialists will serve up some of the UK’s best cheeses alongside a bar and musical entertainment.

4 February  
Ezra Furman
Arts Club
The American songwriter performs a string of UK gigs to coincide with the release of his new album, ‘Transgelic Exodus’.

6-10 February  
A Passage to India 
Playhouse
Award-winning theatre company Simple8 brings to life E.M. Forster’s classic novel in this stage adaptation.

9 February  
Let Me Be Frank
St George’s Hall
Frank Bruno MBE talks to comedian and entertainer Jed Stone about his boxing career.

12 February  
Natalie Imbruglia
O2 Academy Liverpool
The Australian ‘Torn’ singer stops off in the city for one of a string of UK shows.

16 February  
Beatles in India 
The Beatles Story
A two-year exhibition marking 50 years since The Beatles travelled to Rishikesh in India. It’ll feature neverbefore-seen memorabilia, imagery and personal accounts.

23 February  
Best of BE Festival 
Unity Theatre
A trio of top shows from Birmingham’s international festival of performing arts are packaged up and brought to Liverpool in one evening of entertainment.

24 February  
Rebecca Ferguson 
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
The Liverpool singer/songwriter has come a long way since competing in the ‘X Factor’, having released her fourth album ‘Superwoman’.

24 February – 3 June   
Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art
Walker Art Gallery
This touring exhibition from the Arts Council Collection brings bold and colourful examples of British painting and sculpture.

March

3 March – 14 July 
Paint Your Wagon 
Everyman
Join the Everyman Company for a foot-tapping hoedown in this celebration of love in a world that doesn’t know where it’s heading.

3 March 
Liverpool Botanic Gardens 1802-2018: An illustrated talk by Steve Lyus
Sefton Park Palmhouse
The researcher gives talks to remind the city of the botanic collection it once had and what still remains.

8-11 March 
2018 Gymnastics British Championships 
Echo Arena Liverpool
Olympic, world and European stars of gymnastics go head to head to compete for top titles as the event returns to the city. 

9 March 
SisBis presents Mim Suleiman
Buyers Club
In association with Africa Oyé, the afrobeat star performs a show to raise funds for women’s refugee charity MRANG.

10-11 March
Liverpool Comic Con
Exhibition Centre Liverpool
‘A-Team’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica’ actor Dirk Benedict will be among the special guests at this event for cosplay, sci-fi and comic book enthusiasts.

14 March 
Karl Blau
LEAF
Harvest Sun Promotions brings this American multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter to the Bold Street venue.

20 March 
Oscar Wilde Season Live: Lady Windermere’s Fan
Picturehouse at FACT
A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, directed by Kathy Burke, is broadcast live to the screen from London’s Vaudeville Theatre.

22 March 
The Fratellis 
Liverpool Olympia
The Glasgow band is back on the road, equipped with new album ‘In Your Own Sweet Time’.

31 March – 7 July 
Viking: Rediscover the Legend
The Atkinson Galleries
A display of some of the most significant Viking treasure hoards ever discovered in Britain.

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