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theatre Grimm Tales Join Pick N Mix for a family theatre experience through a magical forest, and meet some very interesting and intriguing characters along the way.

Palm House, Sefton Park, 0151 726 2415, - Wed, Aug 19, PS5 Much Ado About Nothing - Open air theatre Hilarious comedy of masks, music and mistaken identities played by the marvellous Pantaloons.

Speke Hall, The Walk, Speke, 0151 427 7231, Adult PS14, Child PS7, - Wed, Aug 19 Legally Blonde Liverpool Empire Youth Theatre put on a production of the hit musical.

Liverpool Empire Theatre, - Fri, Aug 21 music Slim Jim Phantom of The Stray Cats O2 Academy, Hotham Street, 0151 707 3200, - Wed, Aug 19 Blue Magnolia Weekly Tues Jazz Nights The Blue Magnolia Jazz band in concert every Tuesday night, from 8.45pm in the concert room.

Rose Lane British Legion Club, Mossley Hill, Liverpool, 0151 426 2324, - until Tue, Aug 24, PS2.00 Rainhill Monthly Jazz Nights A relaxed evening of Trad Jazz, Swing, Blues music played by The Dixie Kings six-piece band in the concert room. Rainhill Ex-Services Club, Warrington Road, 0151 426 4625, - Wed, Dec 30, PS3.50 Tickle the Ivories Six pianos dotted around Liverpool ONE, celebrating the region's vast musical talent. To book a slot on one of the pianos, visit culture.org.uk/ tickle or contact Open Culture on 0151 478 4550.

Liverpool ONE, 0151 232 3100, - to Sun, Sep 6, Free entry EXHIBITION Futuretrospective is the Solo exhibition of work by Wirral artist Geoff Owens Rathbone Studio, 28 Argyle Street, 07903 337 995, Fri 7 Aug - Sat, Oct 10, Free entry Ness Gardens Photographic competition A display of fabulous photographs showcasing the finalists and winners of Ness Gardens' amateur photography competition.

World Museum, - to Sep 20 Sail Away: Liverpool Shipping Posters A century of shipping posters from Merseyside Maritime Museum's collection. Merseyside Maritime Museum, - to Oct 15 Our Day Out Images from the Keith Medley Archive.

Museum of Liverpool, - to Sep 27 Unsung - Liverpool's Most Radical Son This display focuses on Edward Rushton's writings against slavery.

International Slavery Museum, Liverpool, - to Sep 27 Waterloo Lives Discover Liverpool's connection to the Battle of Waterloo in this special display marking the 200th anniversary. Museum of Liverpool, - to Oct, 2015 Ticket To Ride Experience public transport from the perspective of people living with learning disabilities, visual impairment and dementia, in the Ticket to Ride immersive travel pod.

Museum of Liverpool, - to Sep 4 Faces from the Past To celebrate the UK's Festival of Archaeology, seven mysterious stone heads from the Museum of Liverpool's regional archaeology collection are on display. The heads have all been found locally, five in Merseyside, one in Bickerstaffe, West Lancs, and one in Ruthin, in North Wales.

Museum of Liverpool, - to Aug 31 Picasso on Paper is a small display featuring a recently acquired drawing, Study for Temptation of St Anthony, by Pablo Picasso, one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EL, - to Oct 31 Out of the Archive Taken from their permanent archive, containing photographs from the 1930s to the present day, this exhibition has been curated by John Davies, one of Britain's most outstanding photographers. Kirkby Gallery, The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Kirkby, L32 8XY, - to Sep 12 REALITY: Modern and Contemporary British Painting A vibrant new exhibition curated by artist Chris Stevens and organised by the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EL, - to November RESOURCE is a group exhibition inspired by the 1927 founding manifesto of The Bluecoat which states that the organisation was set up to promote not only the arts, but also the "diffusion of useful knowledge". Saturday - Jack Brindley The Bluecoat, School Lane, 0151 702 5324, - to Sun, Sep 27, Free entry DLA Piper Series: Constellations encourages the exploration of connections between major contemporary works of outstanding quality and significance by arranging them in five "constellations". Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, 0151 702 7400, - to Thu, Dec 31, Free entry Frank Green Visitors can expect to see a vast body of work attesting to Frank's great fondness for the city of Liverpool, its people and architecture; St George's Hall, St George's Place, Liverpool, 0151 225 6909, - Mon, Aug 31 Soap & Water Stuart Irwin, collections and exhibitions officer for Port Sunlight Village Trust, says: "This exhibition tells the story of how village Founder William Hesketh Lever turned a small piece of marshland into a global business and thriving community for his workforce." Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village, 23 King George's Drive, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 5DX, - to March, 2016 Western Approaches Battlefield Tour One day covering the Battle of the Atlantic. The Tour is designed as an introduction to this fascinating campaign. Rumford Street, Liverpool, L2 8SZ, - to Dec 31 Titanic and Liverpool: The Untold Story Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AQ, - to Dec 31, 2017 L8 Unseen reveals the stories and experiences of a diverse range of people from the Liverpool 8 community. Museum of Liverpool, - to Sep 6. Free entry Picturing Venice showcases this iconic city through the eyes of old and modern Masters.

Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, 0151 478 4136, - to Sun, Sep 27 On Their Own: Britain's Child Migrants Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4A, - to Oct 4, 2015 HAIR - Heritage.

Attitude. Identity.

Respect. Members of Liverpool's own Black community take you through the history of Black hair, strand by strand, and describe how their hair has affected their lives, in this unique display.

Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, - to Mon, Aug 31 Tate Liverpool Exhibition This display of work from Tate's collection links the institutional space of the museum to the familiar interior of the home. Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, 0151 702 7400, - to Wed, Sep 9, Free entry Gallery 5 - Fred Shaw: Gypsy Portraits A printer by trade, Fred Shaw was a talented photographer, contributing to the Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society. Victoria Gallery and Museum, 0151 794 2348, - to Sat, Sep 26 Galleries 6 & 7 - Peter Corbett, Retrospective Peter Corbett is one of Liverpool's most established fine artists.

Victoria Gallery and Museum, 0151 794 2348, - to Sat, Oct 31 Waterloo Lives: The Story Behind the Painting Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Slatey Road, 0151 652 4177, - to Sun, Oct 25, Free entry Bidston Ave Primary School exhibition Year 3 children from Bidston Ave Primary School have created zentangles, inspired by artist Paul Klee.

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Slatey Road, Birkenhead, 0151 652 4177, - to Sun, Sep 27 Mayas: Revelation of an Endless Time World Museum Liverpool, William Brown St, 0151 478 4393, - to Sun, Oct 18 Open 1 The curatorial team have selected six artists whose work is thematically grouped around Open Eye Gallery, 19, Mann Island, 0151 236 6768, - to Sun, Aug 23 John Bates at Jean Varon Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, 0151 478 4199, - to Thu, Dec 31, Free entry Dazzle Ship prints This display of four "dazzle ship" prints shows the work of Edward Wadsworth, an Intelligence Officer for the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve during World War I. Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, 0151 478 4199, - to Thu, Dec 31, Free entry Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots Jackson Pollock is widely considered to be one of the most influential and provocative American artists of the 20th century.

Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, 0151 702 7400, - to Sun, Oct 18 Build Your Own: Tools for Sharing FACT(Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), 88 Wood Street, 0151 707 4444, - to Mon, Aug 31 Paint Your Town Perspectives of Warrington past and present.

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, 01925 442399, - to Sat, Sep 19, Free entry Captain Pool's Adventures It's all hands on deck this summer as Liverpool ONE's latest seafaring family adventure is set to sail in to Chavasse Park.

Chavasse Park, 5 Wall Street, 0151 232 3100, - to Mon, Aug 31 TURN TO PAGE 16

Shiverpool Ghost Walk - The Hope Street Shivers Shiverpool Historic Ghost Walks, Suite 120D, 0151 709 2030, - Thu, Aug 20, PS11.00, PS14.00 Little Liverpool Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, - thu, Aug 20, Free entry Circuit Training Greenbank Sports Academy, Greenbank Lane, 0151 280 7757, - Thu, Aug 20 Up periscope! Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, - Thu, Aug 20 Cunard objects Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, - Wed, Aug 19 - Thu, Aug 20 Scrips The Bluecoat, School Lane, 0151 702 5324, - thu, Aug 20 Bongo's Bingo Camp and Furnace, 67 Greenland Street, 0151 708 2890, - Thu, Aug 20 Town Hall open Day plus tours with Steve Binns MBE Liverpool town Hall, High Street, 0151 233 3020, - Thu, Aug 20 Free Screenings Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, - thu, Aug 20 Sculpture Sketching Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, 0151 478 4199, - thu, Aug 20 Summer of Superheroes: Free craft activities for kids! Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Bold Street, Warrington, 01925 442399, - Thu, Aug 20, Free entry Southport Craft Club with Neurosupport Living Well Centre, 23-33 Scarisbrick Avenue, - Thu, Aug 20, Free entry RIBa Liverpool City Tours: Sculpture, Culture & Civic pride St George's Hall, St George's Place, Liverpool, 0151 225 6909, - Thu, Aug 20, PS6.50 Tales from the Tent Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, - thu, Aug 20 Meccano Comes Home! Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, - thu, Aug 20 Weave a Willow Circlet for Children WWt Martin Mere Wetland CoNTINUED FRoM paGE 15 Centre, Fish Lane, Burscough, 01704 895181, - Thu, Aug 20 art party! Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, 0151 478 4199, - thu, Aug 20 Wonderful Wildflower Guided plant Walk WWt Martin Mere Wetland Centre, Fish Lane, 01704 895181, - Thu, Aug 20 The Social Experiment tempest Building, tithebarn Street, Liverpool, - Thu, Aug 20 Sniffer Dogs Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, - Thu, Aug 20 - Fri, Aug 21 anansi the Spider International Slavery Museum, 3rd Floor of Merseyside Maritime Museum, 0151 478 4499, - Thu, Aug 20 - Fri, Aug 21 Meet the Magnificent Mayas World Museum Liverpool, William Brown St, 0151 478 4393, - thu, Aug 20 - Fri, Aug 21 See, Make, Do David Bowie is happening now Live Cert. No cert FACT(Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), 88 Wood Street, 0151 707 4444, - Wed, Aug 19 Little Liverpool Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, - Wed, Aug 19, Free entry Rebound Therapy Greenbank Sports Academy, Greenbank Lane, Wavertree, 0151 280 7757, - Wed, Aug 19 The old Dock Experience Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, - Wed, Aug 19, Free entry polar the Titanic Bear Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, - Wed, Aug 19 Boccia Greenbank Sports Academy, Greenbank Lane, 0151 280 7757, - Wed, Aug 19, PS1.00 The piermaster's House Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, - Wed, Aug 19 Town Hall open Day plus tours with Steve Binns MBE Liverpool town Hall, High Street, 0151 233 3020, - Wed, Aug 19 Free Screenings Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, - Wed, Aug 19 Neurosupport Evening Support Group in Waterloo the Queens Picture House (Wetherspoons), 47-79, South Road, - Wed, Aug 19, Free entry Sculpture Sketching Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, 0151 478 4199, - Wed, Aug 19 Health Walk Coronation Park, Park Road, Ormskirk, - Wed, Aug 19 Introductory tour Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, 0151 478 4199, - Wed, Aug 19 Summer club the Florrie, 377, Mill Street, 0151 728 2323, - Wed, Aug 19 Meccano Comes Home! Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, - Wed, Aug 19 archaeology Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, - Wed, Aug 19 Wednesday Children's Craft Sessions Waterstones LIVERPOOL ONE, 12, College Lane, 0151 709 9820, - Wed, Aug 19 animals in danger Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, - Wed, Aug 19 Evening Bat Walk - august WWt Martin Mere Wetland Centre, Fish Lane, 01704 895181, - Wed, Aug 19 Table Tennis Mini League Greenbank Sports Academy, Greenbank Lane, Wavertree, 0151 280 7757, - Wed, Aug 19 Edmund Gardner Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, - Wed, Aug 19 - Thu, Aug 20 Meet the Magnificent Mayas Come along and find out more about Maya life and culture in this lively, fun and colourful present.ation! This event is part of the Mayas EXHIBITION. World Museum Liverpool, William Brown St, 0151 478 4393, - Wed, Aug 19 - Thu, Aug 20 See, Make, Do Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, 0151 478 4136, - Wed, Aug 19 - Thu, Aug 20 adult Disability Disco the New Derry Club, 7 Mere Lane, Everton, - to Mon, Sep 24, PS2.

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