The Arts Centre

The Arts Centre
Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP
  • Telephone 01695 584480
  • Opening times Mon–Friday noon–5.30pm.
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59 Places to F**k in Arizona: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in Modern Fiction

Reading from his collection LoveSexTravelMusik: Stories for the EasyJet Generation (Freight Books, 2013), Dr Rodge Glass will broach the topic of how to navigate issues of gender and sexuality in the modern short story. Rodge will discuss the creative process, the themes and concerns of the book. Rodge is an award-winning…

Mon 5 Mar

Free / 01695 584480

  • 17:15 – 18:30

Book Launch - The Conflicted Mind, Geoff Beattie

"Human beings are paradoxical. We think of ourselves as positive and fair-minded, but our behaviour lets us down. We are health conscious, yet we continue to smoke. We love our family, but say terrible things to them." The Conflicted Mind explores how the conflicting subsystems of the human mind, one slow, deliberate and…

Thu 1 Feb

Free / 01695 584480

  • 18:00 – 19:30

Chinese New Year Celebration: Transition

In celebration of Chinese New Year, Edge Hill University's Confucius Institute invite you to a live rock style concert with a difference. Transition is a three-piece British rock band who write their own songs and sing in Mandarin - a fusion of eastern and western musical influence! Their roots are in Bristol, UK, but…

Fri 2 Feb

Free / 01695 584480

  • 18:30

CIVICS Paintings and Ceramics by Andre Stitt

CIVIC brings together a significant number of works by renowned visual and performance artist Andre Stitt. Responding to the legacy of Britain's New Towns and post-war brutalist architecture, the paintings in this large-scale exhibition draw upon the materiality of the built environment and its abstract displacement…

Mon 22 Jan

Free / 01695 584480

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 23 Jan

Free / 01695 584480

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Wed 24 Jan

Free / 01695 584480

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 66 more dates until 26 Apr

Equal Ever After - Baroness Lynne Featherstone

Elected to Parliament in 2005, Lynne Featherstone joined the coalition government as Minister for Equalities in the Home Office. In this role, she was instrumental in devising and promoting the Act of Parliament, which legalised same sex marriages and was the first politician to take part in the Out4Marriage campaign.

Wed 7 Feb

Free / 01695 584480

  • 17:30 – 20:00

Sounds, Visions, and Inward Significances… - Professor Helen Newall

American writer Susan Sontag has said, 'Art is a form of consciousness', and Helene Cixous that we 'annihilate the world with a book'. Exploring the notion of art as a form which enables its makers and observers to approach the inapproachable, Professor Helen Newall will present a performance interactive Inaugural Lecture…

Thu 8 Mar

Free / 01695 584480

  • 18:00 – 19:30

Symphonies of Time and Tide - Professor Stephen Pratt

An acclaimed composer, conductor and broadcaster, Professor Stephen Pratt will discuss his compositional techniques, with a focus on his most recent piece, Symphonies of Time and Tide for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (RLPO). His longstanding association with the RLPO and its musicians has seen him premier…

Thu 15 Mar

Free / 01695 584480

  • 18:00 – 20:15

Translunar Paradise

Multi-award-winning, Bristol-based company, Theatre Ad Infinitum, presents a moving masked performance, exploring life, death, grief and enduring love. Directed by George Mann.

Tue 30 Jan

£10 (£8) / 01695 584480

  • 19:30

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