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Event guide JULY - SEPTEMBER 2017 liverpoolcityhalls.co.uk /st-georges-hall

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A CITYWIDE STYLE TAKEOVER IS COMING! Bringing fashion and beauty together to take over an entire city.

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WELCOME TO OUR WHAT’S ON GUIDE Welcome to St George’s Hall, described as the finest neoclassical Grade 1 listed building in Europe and situated in the heart of Liverpool’s St Georges Quarter. The venue has stemmed from being a magnificent entertainment venue of its day featuring spectacular spaces, including The Great Hall and The Concert Room to a go to destination for heritage and events space. This summer, if you have a passion for fashion, enjoy The British Style Collective We have artisan markets, music and a beer festival in store. Take a look and experience St Georges Hall. The Footman Tours Have you discovered the nooks and crannies of St George’s Hall yet? Our popular Footman tours are running at weekends over the summer. For the first time in over 160 years, visitors will be invited to discover the magnificent Grade I listed building’s hidden depths and unseen places - from the old rickety wooden structures of the dark corridors above The Great Hall, down to the basement. BOOK NOW ticketquarter.co.uk | 0844 8000 410

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EXHIBITION

Adrian Henri exhibition Tonight at Noon Running till Sat 15 Jul

FESTIVAL

German Beerfest Liverpool Sat 1 – Sun 2 Jul The German Beerfest is coming to Liverpool, enjoy Bavarian beers and bratwursts! Join the party in the Bavarian Festtent – grab your Lederhosen and become part of a big party! Where: The plateau Tickets: Free to enter the German Village, visit liverpool. bierfest.co.uk for further information. 4

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Although he came to prominence as a poet in 1967, Adrian Henri was regarded as a ‘total artist’ having trained as a painter and exhibiting widely throughout his career. He also fronted the unlikely poetry-androck band Liverpool Scene, leading John Peel to dub him “one of the great non-singers of our time”. This exhibition will showcase 1960s artworks, poems and original rock posters offering a glimpse into to Henri’s multi-faceted talents. Tonight At Noon is a series of exhibitions and events to celebrate 50 years since the publication of The Mersey Sound by Liverpool Poets Adrian Henri, Roger McGough and Brian Patten. Free entry Where: Enter via The Heritage Centre

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EXHIBITION

The British Style Collective Fri 7 – Sat 9 Jul (Various times) After 27 successful years in the NEC Birmingham, The Clothes Show, owned by UK-based global company Haymarket Media Group, is relocating to Liverpool from 7-9 July 2017. The new location will be home to the newly branded British Style

Collective presented by The Clothes Show, an immersive, interactive and three-day city-wide festival, taking in iconic venues across Liverpool that celebrates fashion, arts and culture on a scale not seen anywhere else in Europe. Where: The Great Hall & Concert Room Tickets: Start from £22

TALK

Overcoming anxiety Wed 12 Jul | 7.30 pm Join British monk and teacher Gen Gelsang D for a life changing public talk on anxiety. Where: The Concert Room Tickets: £10 available from

meditationinliverpool.org.uk/


FAIR

Antiques and Collectors fair Sat 15 Jul | 9.30 am Asbridge promotions present the Antique and Collectors fair now with vintage fashion stalls. Where: The Great Hall Tickets: Admission £2.50 on the door.

FESTIVAL

Liverpool Pride Sat 29 – Sun 30 Jul This is the eighth consecutive year of Liverpool Pride, a free two-day event celebrating all things LGBT. This year’s festival takes place on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July 2017 returning to St George’s Quarter for the second year. Where: St George’s Quarter Tickets: Free to enter BOOK NOW ticketquarter.co.uk | 0844 8000 410

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Hope & Glory Sat 5 – Sun 6 Aug Opens at 12pm This brand new festival for Liverpool, taking place on 5 & 6 August, is set against the stunning Victorian backdrop of the World Museum, City

Library and St. George’s Hall and Gardens. A wonderfully unique festival, with artists all around the festival arena rather than contained to the stages, and all within a few hundred yards walk of the main Lime Street train station. Stylish yet

subversive - think Charles Darwin meets Tim Burton, Music from Hacienda Classical, Ocean Colour Scene, The Fratellis and many more! Where: St George’s Quarter Tickets: See hopeandgloryfestival. co.uk for full details.

FESTIVAL

Artisan Market Fri 11 - Sun 13 Aug (4-10 pm Fri, 11am – 6 pm Sat, Sun) The Summer of Love celebrations continue with a family friendly festival vibe. Be immersed in the creative zone & meet the free thinkers, innovators & inspired makers. Think art, fashion, jewellery, fused glass, homeware, ceramics, specialist plants… treat yourself to gifts that make you smile. Marvel at incredible architecture, relax a while, feast on world cuisine and soak up the atmosphere. Where: The Great Hall Tickets: £2.50 to enter, pay on the door.

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Trial by Jury 16 – 18 Aug | 7 pm This brand new LoveHistory experience takes interactive theatre to a new level. If you ever fancied yourself in a courtroom drama, then this is for you! Think Twelve Angry Men where we see each jury member debate the fate of the accused in a sensational and classic courtroom drama or Time to Kill when the young and determined lawyer swings a verdict of guilty to not guilty through his powerful and heartfelt summation. This opportunity offers participants the opportunity to do just that! Where: The Court Room, enter via the Heritage Centre Tickets: £15

MUSIC

Bye Bye Baby 31 Aug | 7.30 pm Bye Bye Baby is more than your average tribute band. They deliver a full theatre show covering

the journey of the Four Seasons from the very beginning up until the Disco era and the rock and roll hall of fame. In fact a musical journey through the sounds of one of the most

successful bands of all time. They perform 31 numbers in close 4 part harmony, with slick choreography and the recognisable falsetto this really sets the scene for a great night.

Where: The Concert Room Tickets: £24.75 (including admin fee)

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SEP FAIR

Antiques and Collectors fair Sat 16 Sep | 9.30 am Asbridge promotions present the Antique and Collectors fair now with vintage fashion stalls. Where: The Great Hall Tickets: Admission £2.50 on the door. FESTIVAL

Liverpool Comedy Festival Sat 16 & Sun 17 Sep The Comedy Village will launch on the opening weekend of the 2017 Liverpool Comedy Festival (Sep 16/17) and see St John’s Gardens transformed for two whole days into a free-entry, family friendly, quintessentially English village with a comedic twist. Showcasing comedy performances, outdoor music, street performers, workshops, storytelling and a host of exciting activities for children and young people, The Comedy Village will be the showpiece event of Liverpool Comedy Festival for 2017 and beyond. Where: St Johns Gardens Tickets: liverpoolcomedyfestival.com

Organ recital Sun 24 Sep | 2.30 pm Professor Ian Tracey organist to the city of Liverpool continues his hugely popular lunchtime recital series on the magnificent Willis organ. Tickets: £2.50 on the door Where: The Great Hall


MUSIC

Red Priest: Gypsy Baroque Fantasy - Liverpool Philharmonic Chamber Music Tue 26 Sep | 7.30 pm They called him the Red Priest – but you probably know him better as Antonio Vivaldi. Led by “superhuman” recorder player Piers Adams,“baroque supergroup” Red

Priest puts the fire back into the baroque, making every performance into a carnival. Tonight, it’s all about the gypsy spirit, with wild, folk-inspired music by Telemann, Handel and of course Vivaldi himself. If you’ve heard them before (they sold out last season), you won’t need telling twice: they’re hot stuff! Where: The Concert Room Tickets: Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Box Office: 0151 709 3789

FESTIVAL

Saint George’s Hall Beer Festival Thu 28 – Sat 30 Sep Various times The Liverpool Organic Brewery return with their famous ales festival! With over 200+ real ales and ciders, gin, rum, vodka, processco and local food providers, the festival is sure to be fun filled! Tickets: Available from liverpoolorganicbrewery. com Where: The Great Hall BOOK NOW ticketquarter.co.uk | 0844 8000 410

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HOW TO FIND US St George’s Hall is situated in the heart of Liverpool’s Cultural Quarter, 3 minutes from Liverpool Lime Street Station.

Get to St George’s Hall by train with Merseyrail from £1.95 return or just £11 for a Family Ticket, giving a family of up to 5 unlimited off-peak travel. (Off-peak is after 9:30am Monday – Friday and anytime on weekends and bank holidays). St George’s Hall is across the road from Liverpool Lime Street for main line and Wirral line passengers, or a 7 minute stroll from Liverpool Central for Northern Line passengers. Plan your journey at www.merseyrail.org. Parking –Follow signs for Liverpool Lime Street Station Nearest Bus Stop – Queen Square Bus Station.

CORPORATE EVENTS AND WEDDINGS Our multi-purpose venue provides a stunning backdrop for conferences, dinners, award ceremonies and weddings. Contact our events team for more information on 0151 233 3020.

Sat Nav St George’s Place, Liverpool L1 1JJ Entrance to the Concert Room and The Great Hall is via North Hall (Opposite the Walker Art Gallery). Entrance for the Great Hall may vary, please check with the venue before the event. We are fully DDA compliant.

BOOKING INFORMATION ticketquarter.co.uk | 0844 800 0410 Online 24 Hour Booking | Telephone: 9am – 9pm Mon to Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays 10am – 5pm

COMING SOON! WE ARE EVOLVING OUR EVENTS PROGRAMME, HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: LEE NELSON 16 NOVEMBER

SING-A-LONG-A SOUND OF MUSIC 17 NOVEMBER

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Opening times 9am - 6pm Mon to Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays 10am - 5pm

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BOOKING FEES (+ admin fee) indicates that a 10% per ticket administration fee will be added to the face value of the price of a ticket. Both face value cost and admin fee charge have been stated where applicable. All bookings done online and by phone through TicketQuarter are subject to an additional fulfilment fee of £2.25 per booking. All information is correct at time of printing.

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What's on at St George's Hall July to September 2017  

From the British Style Collective to a beer festival and artisan market, there is lots happening here at St George's Hall!

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