5 November – 2 December
Liverpool Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool L1 1JE
Tel: 0844 871 3017
At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. He’s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man’s land. Albert, who remained on his parents’ Devon farm, cannot forget Joey. Though still not old enough to enlist he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home. Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage. War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.
Professor Robert Winston
6 November 2017
The Brindley Theatre, High Street, Runcorn, WA7 1BG.
Tel: 0151 907 8360
Robert Winston is one of the most instantly recognisable scientists in the country. This exciting, illustrated talk shows how recent research highlights not only how valuable learning is, but also what we all can do to improve our learning in and out of school, and reap the rewards long afterwards.
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Wednesday 15 – Friday 17 November
Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, Longview Drive, Huyton L36 6EG
Shakespeare Schools Foundation (SSF) is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at the Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park. Whether you are a parent, friend or another local school, we invite you to an exhilarating evening of theatre where you will see Shakespeare’s stories brought to life like never before. SSF is a cultural education charity, transforming lives through the unique power of Shakespeare. In the celebratory finale of their festival journey, 30,000 young people from primary, secondary and special schools across the country will unite in their local professional theatre in thrilling performance evenings. It promises to be the most exciting festival yet! Performances start at 7pm. Ticket prices: £9.50/£7. Group rate £6.50 call 0151 443 2200
The Jungle Book
1 December – 6 January
Unity Theatre, 1 Hope Place, Liverpool
This Christmas time our fun festive treat for ages 5+ will be an imaginative, all new re-telling of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale The Jungle Book. Filled with music, dance and song make sure that you join us for a whole host of jungle fun. Don’t forget to practice your ROAR! Don’t miss this theatrical family festive feast! Tickets £9.