What’s on in Liverpool
Event listings: 28 – 31 July 2017
Brian Wilson presents ‘Pet Sounds’
Exhibition Centre Liverpool
A chance to see the original Beach Boy perform the band’s seminal album for one of the last times, as he heads to the city for one of three UK shows. The gig is part of Liverpool’s ‘50 Summers of Love’ season.
Unity Youth Theatre: Borned
Performers aged 14-18 from Unity Youth Theatre look at gender, language and finding common ground in this show.
Under the Volcano, 70 Years On: A Malcolm Lowry Conference
Liverpool John Moores University and Bluecoat
Presentations, discussions and displays examining the legacy, literary status and inspiration of Merseyside-born writer Malcolm Lowry. The event marks 70 years since the release of his novel ‘Under the Volcano’, and 60 years since his death.
Liverpool Makers Market
The North West artisan market specialist brings its pop-up event to the waterfront, showcasing local food, drink, art and craft producers. There’ll also be live entertainment, demonstrations and family activities.
Liverpool Pride 2017
St George’s Quarter
Headlined by Atomic Kitten, this free jam-packed celebration of all things LGBT+ will follow the theme ‘International Love’ and marks 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality. Alongside attractions for all, the annual Liverpool Pride March will take place at 12pm on 29 July.
31 July – 25 August
Holiday Drama Fun
Children can enjoy a week-long programme of games and create a performance at the Hope Street theatre with the help of experienced workshop leaders.
31 July – 5 August
Dreamboats and Petticoats
This West End hit follows young musicians Norman and Bobby in 1961 for a story of love and rock ‘n’ roll fame. It features classic tracks from Roy Orbison, The Shadows and Billy Fury to name a few.
Treasures and Castles
The National Trust hosts a beach hunt along the Sefton Coast hotspot, inviting families to collect washed up treasures and decorate sand castles. Online booking is essential.