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

January 2015

Celebration for Burns Ceilidh

Saturday 31st Janaury 2015

Friday St George’s Hall presents – Ceilidh for Burns! - Saturday 31st January 2015 in the magnificent surroundings of the Great Hall Join us for one of our popular Ceilidh Dances, and dance those Tartan socks off in celebration of Burns!

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February 2015

Carducci String Quartet

4th February 2015

The Carducci Quartet have a powerful reputation in new music, but that sense of creativity, discovery and shared imagination colours everything they play – and it’s pushed them quickly into the top flight of international string quartet playing. This concert finds them tackling three cornerstones of the repertoire, from the timeless wit of Haydn to the monumental strength of Beethoven’s second ‘Razumovsky’ quartet by way of Shostakovich’s lyrical, impassioned Fourth, a heartfelt protest against anti-Semitism, rich in Jewish melody.

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Organ Recital

Tuesday 10th February 2015

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

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A NIGHT AT ST GEORGE’S HALL

Friday 27th February 2015

Lovehistory and St Georges Hall have announced their latest collaboration – a one-off unique evening of a buffet dinner and entertainment followed by tours, performances and animations throughout the iconic building of St George’s Hall, Liverpool.

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March 2015

Sunday Matinee - Mainly Mozart

Sunday 1st March 2015

The Genius of the classical era is firmly established. John Gough will play the gorgeous Piano Concerto No. 23 and we will include Eine Kleine Nachtmusik in this very popular programme

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Organ Recital

Tuesday 10th March 2015

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

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A Dream of Wilfred Owen

Friday 13th March 2015

The play about the extraordinary life of Great War poet Wilfred Owen makes a welcome return to Liverpool’s St Georges Hall this March, after its first performance in October 2014 entranced a large and very appreciative audience.

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THE POPULAR CATACOMB TOURS RETURN FOR 2015! LOVEHISTORY’S UNIQUE SELL-OUT THEATRICAL TOURS ARE BACK WITH NEW CHARACTERS AND STORIES FROM THE DEPTHS OF ST GEORGE’S HALL.

16th - 21st March 2015 (Exc Thu)

Liverpool’s St George’s Hall have announced the return of the popular Catacombs Tours from Mon 16th – Sat 21st March, exploring the darker heart of Liverpool’s most celebrated and historic building. The theatrical events sent chills down the spine of thousands of people who attended the two runs of tours last year. Tickets are now on sale and should sell fast.

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Irish Ceilidh

Friday 20th March 2015

Join us for one of our popular Ceilidh Dances to Celebrate St Patricks Day in the magnificent surroundings of the Great Hall

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IT'S A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING

Saturday 21st March 2015

A magnificent concert featuring some of the greatest songs ever written brought to you by international opera star and principal tenor with the Welsh National Opera Geraint Dodd and soprano Hellen Pickett accompanied on the Steinway Grand Piano by international concert pianist Michael Pollock and the glorious sound of the award winning Haydock Male Voice Choir

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Gould Piano Trio

24th March 2015

The Gould Piano Trio have been building an international name for themselves for well over a decade. That’s one reason why they’re the dedicatees of James MacMillan’s keenly-awaited Second Piano Trio, and why their recording of Tchaikovsky’s huge A minor Trio has won such widespread critical acclaim. Tonight they prove how this vast, tragic masterpiece can give even Tchaikovsky’s symphonies a run for their money!

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April 2015

A CRAFTY NEW EASTER TREAT FOR KIDS COMES TO THE CATACOMB MINES OF ST GEORGES HALL

Tuesday 7th – Saturday 11th April and Tuesday 14th – Friday 17th April 2015

A maze of brilliant workshops and interactive games is coming to the catacombs and galleries in one of Liverpool’s most iconic buildings this Easter half term. The Craft Mine will take place at the city’s St George’s Hall from Tuesday 7th – Saturday 11th April and Tuesday 14th – Friday 17th April .

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Giovanni Sollima cello & Monika Leskovar cello

18th April 2015

Composer, improviser, performanceartist, and cellist of jaw-dropping virtuosity and flair…there’s simply no one way of describing the many-sided musical phenomenon that is Giovanni Sollima. He refuses to be categorized: the best way of describing this concert with fellow-cellist (and regular collaborator) Monika Leskovar is to say that it begins with the sublimely inventive music of baroque France, and ends deep inside Sollima’s own extraordinary musical imagination. And that the journey will be unforgettable.

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Organ Recital

Tuesday 21st April 2015

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

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Friends of St Georges Hall Tea Dance

Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Join us as the Great Hall comes to life with live music and dance. Dancers of all abilities are welcome or simply soak up the atmosphere from the comfort of a spectators seat.

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May 2015

Friends of St Georges Hall Tea Dance

Wednesdsay 13th May 2015

The Friends of St George's Hall invite you to join them in the wonderful Great Hall, meet up with friends and practice your dance steps. Music provided by the Elderberry's Band Refreshments available £6.00 payable on the door Entrance via the Heritage Centre, St George's Place Dancers of all abilities are welcome or simply soak up the atmosphere from a spectator’s seat

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En route to Mozart

Sunday 17th May 2015

Event a genius needs the shoulders of giants to stand upon! Programme will include Canon by Pachelbel and the Fireworks Music by Handel

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Paul Lewis piano

26th May 2015

Paul Lewis was born in Huyton, and his reputation as an interpreter of the great classics of the piano repertoire has gone around the world. Famed for his Schubert interpretations, anything that Lewis chooses to play demands to be heard, and it’s fascinating that for this recital as part of his Liverpool residency, he’s gone for Beethoven’s visionary final trilogy of piano sonatas – playful, elusive and ravishingly beautiful; music that asks the very deepest questions. Lewis’s answers will be profoundly worth hearing.

June 2015

Friends of St Georges Hall Tea Dance

Wednesday 3rd June 2015

The Friends of St George's Hall invite you to join them in the wonderful Great Hall, meet up with friends and practice your dance steps. Music provided by the Elderberry's Band Refreshments available £6.00 payable on the door Entrance via the Heritage Centre, St George's Place Dancers of all abilities are welcome or simply soak up the atmosphere from a spectator’s seat

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July 2015

Friends of St Georges Hall Tea Dance

Wednesday 15th July 2015

The Friends of St George's Hall invite you to join them in the wonderful Great Hall, meet up with friends and practice your dance steps. Music provided by the Elderberry's Band Refreshments available £6.00 payable on the door Entrance via the Heritage Centre, St George's Place Dancers of all abilities are welcome or simply soak up the atmosphere from a spectator’s seat

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September 2015

Friends of St Georges Hall Tea Dance

Wednesday 16th September 2015

The Friends of St George's Hall invite you to join them in the wonderful Great Hall, meet up with friends and practice your dance steps. Music provided by the Elderberry's Band Refreshments available £6.00 payable on the door Entrance via the Heritage Centre, St George's Place Dancers of all abilities are welcome or simply soak up the atmosphere from a spectator’s seat

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October 2015

Friends of St Georges Hall Tea Dance

Wednesday 14th October 2015

The Friends of St George's Hall invite you to join them in the wonderful Great Hall, meet up with friends and practice your dance steps. Music provided by the Elderberry's Band Refreshments available £6.00 payable on the door Entrance via the Heritage Centre, St George's Place Dancers of all abilities are welcome or simply soak up the atmosphere from a spectator’s seat

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November 2015

Friends of St Georges Hall Tea Dance

Wednesday 4th November 2015

The Friends of St George's Hall invite you to join them in the wonderful Great Hall, meet up with friends and practice your dance steps. Music provided by the Elderberry's Band Refreshments available £6.00 payable on the door Entrance via the Heritage Centre, St George's Place Dancers of all abilities are welcome or simply soak up the atmosphere from a spectator’s seat

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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

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