Thursday 4th October 9:30am
Wirral Arts Festival presents four fascinating and topical lectures over the day starting at 9.30am. For full details of all lectures and times, please contact Trudi at Heswall Hall on 0151 342 2614 or visit heswallhall.co.uk
Tickets £1 for each lecture. Free to U3A members (on production of membership card).
Tickets available at the door on the day.
Big Room Comedy Night
Thursday 4th October
8pm. Bar open at 7pm
Strictly 18+ – Warning – may contain adult themes and very strong language.
The new Big Room Comedy Club brings you a fabulous night of quality laughter and entertainment with three professional comedians and an equally funny and experienced MC.
Fully licensed bar at reasonable prices, food available for sale.
Tickets £12 from www.buytickets.at/heswallhall
Three Choirs Encore
Friday 5th October
7:30pm. Bar open from 6.45pm
Wirral Arts Festival presents three local choirs – the Off Pitch choir from Caldy Rugby Club, The Bunker Boys from Heswall Golf Club and this year – the Wallasey Choir.
An enjoyable and varied evening is guaranteed with well-known and popular songs.
There will be a licensed bar and a raffle with good prizes to be won!
Tickets available from Linghams bookshop, Goulds or call/text 07775 680064.
Entertaining Miss Austen
Saturday 6th October
2pm – 4:30pm
Wirral Arts Festival presents an afternoon celebrating the words, music and dancing from Miss Austen’s most popular books. You will see the dances performed with musical accompaniment by the renowned Pemberley Players. Tickets are £8 and include a Cream Tea (gluten free available).
Tickets £8 from: Linghams Booksellers, Heswall; Gould’s Stationers, Heswall; Heswall Hall, and My Gift Place, Neston, also online: www.buytickets.at/heswallhall
A Jane Austen Regency Ball
Saturday 6th October
7:30pm. Bar open at 6:45pm
Wirral Arts Festival presents a unique opportunity to dance to the music of the renowned Pemberley Players with their dancing master Mr R. Battle. Tickets are £20 per person and include a light buffet. Dancing starts 7:30 pm prompt. Costume optional.
The Pemberley Players are a group of musicians, with a vast experience of playing music published in the 18th and 19th Centuries. They played all the Dance Music in the 2007 ITV adaptation of Jane Austen’s ‘Northanger Abbey’ and regularly play at Regency Balls in the UK and Europe.
Tickets £20 from www.buytickets.at/heswallhall
Heswall Hall Evening Cinema: The Post (12A)
Wednesday 10th October
7:30pm. Bar open at 6:45pm
Directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, The Post is a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s owner Katharine Graham (Streep), and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks) as they race to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents.Tickets £5 from: Linghams Booksellers, Heswall; Gould’s Stationers, Heswall; Heswall Hall, and My Gift Place, Neston, also online: www.buytickets.at/heswallhall
Evolvr in concert + support
Friday 12th October
8pm. Bar open at 7:15pm
Heswall Hall and The Big Room, in association with the Wirral Arts Festival, are proud to present this unique performance. Wirral’s 1st cinematically-driven live band of epic proportions. Not an everyday rock band! Think Bond suave, expect a pinch of Hollywood strings and baritone spaghetti western guitars. Songs and musical pieces intelligently crafted. Five “local heroes” on home turf, within a backdrop of indie film and imagery.
Cinematography is provided by award-winning local filmmaker Dan Sloan.
“This promises to be a very interesting and engaging musical and visual experience; refreshingly different – Highly Recommended!”
(Rock, art rock, post rock, progressive, film and imagery)
Tickets £7.50 from: Heswall Hall and online at www.buytickets.at/heswallhall
Orchestra dell’Arte perform: ‘From Russia With Love’
Saturday 13th October
7:30pm. Bar open from 6:45pm
Join us again at the close of this year’s Wirral Arts Festival with a concert that offers a feast of wonderful Russian music including Spartacus, Swan Lake, and Overture 1812.
Tickets available from Linghams bookshop, Goulds or call/text 07867 528034. Also available from www.eventbrite.co.uk
The Woolgatherers of Heswall present: ‘Home Chat – by Noël Coward’
Thursday 18th October – Saturday 20th October
7:30pm. Bar open from 6:45pm.
Janet Ebony and her best friend Peter Chelsworth are innocently sharing a sleeping compartment when their train to Paris is involved in an accident. Outrage and scandal ensue as the pair are accused of adultery. Aghast at their families’ accusations, Janet and Peter decide to take revenge…
Tickets available at www.ticketswirral.com
Sunday Live Lounge
Sunday 21st October
1pm – 3pm. Bar open at 12noon
NEW – Sunday Live Lounge at the Big Room. Sunday lunchtime entertainment for the whole family.
Light food items will be on sale. Entrance £3 per person, £10 family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) available from: www.buytickets.at/heswallhall
Three awesome bands play live in The Big Room
Friday 2nd November
8pm. Bar from 7:15pm
The bands will all be set up on the main floor, arranged in a format made popular by Later with Jools Holland. Full bar and food available throughout the evening! This promises to be a fantastic evening of live music – not to be missed!
Tickets £5 available from www.buytickets.at/heswallhall
The Burying Party: Live Q&A and screening of the new Wilfred Owen film
Thursday 6th November
7:30pm. Bar from 6:30pm
Wilfred Owen returns to the Somme against the advice of his mentor Siegfried Sassoon, determined to follow his subject ‘The Pity of War’ to the very end.
Winner of 13 awards, The Burying Party tells the story of Wilfred Owen on the 100 year anniversary week of his passing.
The evening will feature a live questions and answers session with the cast and crew which will include Richard Weston (Director) and Matthew Staite (Wilfred Owen).
Tickets are strictly limited and available online at a special price of £7.50 each.
There will be a 30 minute interval after the main feature.
The film has a provisional rating of 12A (awaiting classification by BBFC).
Tickets are limited and are available at Linghams bookshop, Gould’s, MyGiftPlace (Neston) or online at www.buytickets.at/heswallhall at £7.50 each.