What's On Guide - St George's Hall

From behind the scenes tours to concerts, festivals and fetes and much more, there is something for everyone this season at St George's Hall. The Concert Room with it's gold leaf, mirrors and huge chandelier: Charles Dickens described as 'the most perfect room in the world'. We also have a range of activities provided by our Heritage Centre including tours, talks and exhibitions in our recently opened Basement Galleries.

Forthcoming events & exhibitions

Forthcoming Events

October 2015

Chamber Music in Liverpool Ksenija Sidorova, accordion Thomas Gould, violin

Tuesday 13th October 2015

The young British violin virtuoso Thomas Gould is already a familiar name: Ksenija Sidorova, perhaps less so. But together, these two artists are one of the most revelatory partnerships on the current scene – prepare for a lively, insightful and completely original take on music by Bach, Schnittke and Piazzolla.


!VAMOS! LIVERPOOL Day of the Dead!

Saturday 31st October 2015

¡VAMOS! comes to Liverpool in partnership with Monkey Mind Productions with a Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) extravaganza at the spectacular St. Georges Hall featuring Mexican musicians, wrestlers, street food, DJs, a Day of the Dead shrine and before the main party starts a Guinness World Record attempt at the largest gathering of people dressed as La Calavera Catrina and/or her male counterpart, Catrine, in one place at one time!


November 2015

Organ Recital

Tuesday 3rd November 2015

Professor Ian Tracey organist to the city of Liverpool continues his hugely popular lunchtime recital series on the magnificent Willis organ.


Ensemble 10/10

Wednesday 4th November 2015

Beginnings, ends, messages and commemorations abound in this programme


Exhibition on WW11 Allied Prisoners Camp

7- 15 November

This Autumn St George's Hall will host a special exhibition to remember the plight of the prisoners of war from the Second World War.


Poppies: Weeping Window

November 2015 - January 2016

Suitable for all visitors, Family friendly, Event, Tours and talks


Friday 13th November 2015

Lovehistory, producers of the popular ’Catacombs of Liverpool’s Dark History’ series, are set to delve deeper into Liverpool’s history to bring its murderous past to a stage setting for the very first time.


Chamber Music in Liverpool Emerson Quartet

Saturday 14th November 2015

With nearly four decades’ of experience behind them, the Emerson Quartet is quite simply one of the world’s most distinguished chamber ensembles. But with the recent addition of the British cellist Paul Watkins, that lifetime of experience is now matched by a new freshness


Chamber Music in Liverpool Julian Rachlin, violin with members of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday 28th November 2015

First amongst equals: Liverpool Philharmonic Artist in Residence Julian Rachlin has never made any secret of his passion for chamber music, and tonight he teams up – first on viola, then on violin – with five Orchestra string players to play two of Brahms’ most big-hearted chamber works. This is the kind of music that string players simply love to play: come and listen in on a very special evening of music-making amongst friends.


Friends of St George's Hall Christmas Lunch

Sunday 29th November 2015

Celebrate Christmas in style with a buffet lunch and dancing to a live band in the magnificent surroundings of the Great Hall. Ticket price TBC Available from: May Robinson Tel: 0151 428 2631


December 2015

Chamber Music in Liverpool Joglaresa Sing We Yule

Monday 7th December 2015

This season at Liverpool Philharmonic, we’re exploring Folk Music. So we could hardly celebrate Christmas without a visit from Joglaresa: the medieval dance-band that takes retro to a whole new level, ditching the trappings of the modern festive, and grabbing fidels, harp, bells and bagpipes to party like its 1399.


Organ Recital - Christmas Carols

Tuesday 15th December 2015

The last concert before Christmas, Professor Ian Tracey, City Organist finishes this year in style with an appropriate selection.


January 2016

Chamber Music in Liverpool Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto Inger Södergren, piano

Saturday 23rd January 2016

A solitary traveller, a frozen landscape, a wounded heart. Schubert’s Winterreise is more than just a series of songs; it’s a piercing study of the human soul. Artist in Residence Nathalie Stutzmann is a singer as well as a conductor; along with pianist Inger Södergren she’s spent decades exploring this greatest of all songcycles. This rare chance to hear their “winter journey” here in Liverpool should be profoundly rewarding.


February 2016

Chamber Music in Liverpool Pavel Haas Quartet

Monday 8th February 2016

With three Gramophone Awards behind them, and a global reputation, it seems wrong to speak of the Pavel Haas Quartet as a new group – yet their intense musical curiosity makes everything they perform feel newly minted


March 2016

Romesh Ranganathan: Irrational

Thursday 10th March 2016

Romesh Ranganathan is back with a brand new show exploring the rationality of his worldview. ‘Irrational’ will see Romesh examine the issues close to his heart, and explains why everybody else is wrong about them.


April 2016

Chamber Music in Liverpool Vanbrugh Quartet

Tuesday 19th April 2016

Winner of the 1988 London International String Quartet Competition and now in its twenty-fourth concert season, the Vanbrugh Quartet brings some of the world’s most beautiful chamber music for strings to Liverpool


May 2016

Ongoing Events