West Kirby Arts Centre

West Kirby Arts Centre
29 Brookfield Gardens, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 4EL
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Choir In A Day - Songs of the Seas Special

Come and experience the joy of singing at this one-day workshop in the beautiful acoustics of West Kirby Arts Centre. Led by experienced vocal practitioner James Sills, you will learn a variety of traditional and contemporary songs from around the world in 3/4 part harmony. All songs will be taught by ear and no previous…

Sun 20 May

£25

  • 09:30 – 15:30

Choir In A Day With James Sills

ABOUT 'CHOIR IN A DAY' Come and experience the joy of singing at this one-day workshop in the beautiful acoustics of West Kirby Arts Centre. Led by experienced vocal practitioner James Sills, you will learn a variety of traditional and contemporary songs from around the world in 3/4 part harmony. As part of the 'Festival…

Sun 8 Jul

£25

Choir In A Day With James Sills - Songs Of The Sea Special!

ABOUT 'CHOIR IN A DAY' Come and experience the joy of singing at this one-day workshop in the beautiful acoustics of West Kirby Arts Centre. Led by experienced vocal practitioner James Sills, you will learn a variety of traditional and contemporary songs from around the world in 3/4 part harmony. All songs will be taught…

Sun 20 May

£25

Dylan At The Gaslight Cafe

Part of our annual 'Dylan Festival' centred around Bob's birthday on the 24th May with musician Dean Johnson. A year after officially changing his name to Bob Dylan in 1962, the future voice of a generation was still virtually unknown outside Greenwich Village.During the coldest winter for a hundred years ("I didn't feel…

Sat 19 May

£6

  • 19:00 – 22:00

An Evening With Jackie Kay

Jackie is a poet, novelist and playwright, with many distinctions including her current role as the third modern Makar (Scottish poet laureate). Jackie comes to West Kirby to give a reading and book signing as part of the 2018 Wirral Festival of Firsts - an eclectic community arts festival with a difference. Join us to…

Sun 1 Jul

£12 (Children £8)

  • 18:00 – 19:15

Jackie Kay

Celebrated poet and makar Jackie Kay reads from Bantam, her first collection since becoming Scottish Makar. Scottish poet Jackie Kay has released numerous poetry collections, including The Adoption Papers, Maw Broon Monologues and The Empathetic Store. Her 1998 novel Trumpet, based on the life of American jazz musician…

Sun 1 Jul

£10–£12

Paul Costello With Price Roberts Classical Guitar Duo

Paul Costello has performed, in Europe and the UK, with musicians from the worlds of jazz, classical, folk, and world music. His solo guitar performances defy easy categorization, weaving together the many strands of his own musical journey, to create music that is beautiful, compelling, and very much his own. Paul will…

Sat 28 Apr

£10

  • 19:00 – 22:00

The Performing Guitarist: Paul Costello Workshop

The Performing Guitarist: This workshop, presented by Paul Costello, is for classical and acoustic guitarists, at all levels, who wish to become more confident performers. You will learn how to prepare for an upcoming show or exam, practise effectively, and memorize new pieces. We will examine issues relating to tone…

Sat 30 Jun

£7

Pros and Coms: A Journey Across the Mersey

An eclectic blend of improvised comedy, stand-up comedy, performance poetry and live music with performances from ImrpoQuo (Improvise sketch comedy group) Sian Davies (comedian), wordsmith and performance poet Ged Thompson and singer-songwriter Simon Mckelvie, hosted by Danny Cali.

Thu 12 Jul

£6

Tennessee Waltz With Helsby String Band

Jimmy and Sarah-Lou (also of Jimmy Rae & the Moonshine Girls) are a highly experienced and professional acoustic vocal harmony duo with a passion for all things country and Americana. Tennesse Waltz are joined by the fantastic Helsby Mountain String Band. Expect sets from both HMSB and TW, across the evening, and even…

Sat 5 May

£5

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Tom Mason, The Blue Buccaneer

When not donning the tricorn hat with the Blue Buccaneers, Tom Mason tours as a solo act, entertaining crowds with his guitar and dobro playing, his musical story-telling, and songs from his recent solo CD "Salmagundi", an anthology of his non-nautical tunes like "I Thought I Heard a Train", "Chano Pozo's Shoes", "The…

Sat 30 Jun

£10

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