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THEATRE The Wind in the Willows The group that brought you last year's sell out show, Alice, returns for two weekends of performances of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows, adapted by Mike Kenny.

Palm House, Sefton Park, Aigburth, 0151 726 2415, - Sun, 21 Aug Marty MacDonald's Toy Machine A fun, interactive, song-filled adventure, set on a colourful farmyard and featuring a host of lovable puppet characters, with a special cast meet & greet after the performance. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport - Box Office, 01704 533 333, - Sat, 20 Aug, PS8, PS6, PS24 West Side Story 2016 A cast of young people from the local area, working with a professional creative team, star in a vibrant production of one of the best-loved musicals of all time Liverpool Empire, Lime Street, 0844 871 3017, - Sat, 20 Aug A Fistful of Collars Pressing Matters is a dry cleaners with a difference. As soon as the latest little number from Cricket is brought in by a customer, the bright sparks behind the counter will have it on the rack at Foxy Frocks, their exclusive dress hire shop. It's the only cleaners in town where the clothes work harder than the staff!

Royal Court Theatre, 1, Roe Street, Liverpool, 0151 709 4321, - to Sat, 20 Aug The New Adventures of Captain Pool This summer, St George's Hall is preparing to set sail on an adventure that will keep the little ones ship-shape with ... The New Adventures of Captain Pool and his Mersey Mariners! Recommended for youngsters aged 5 to 11.

St George's Hall, St George's Place, 0151 225 6911, - to Mon, 29 Aug Sprinkle of Glitter Presents Louise LIVE The Epstein Theatre, 85, Hanover Street, Liverpool, 0151 709 4044, - Sun, 21 Aug COMEDY Hot Water Comedy Club - Testing the Water Hot Water Comedy Club at The Holiday Inn, Lime Street, Liverpool, 0777 211 2344 or 07478 699 007, - Sun, 21 Aug, PS1.50, PS3 Andre Vincent The Slaughter House, 13-15, Fenwick Street, Liverpool, 0151 227 5946, - Sat, 20 Aug, PS17.50, PS30.50 Karen Bayley The Slaughter House, 13-15, Fenwick Street, Liverpool, 0151 227 5946, - Sat, 20 Aug, PS17.50, PS30.50 Gary Delaney at Hot Water Comedy Club at The Holiday Inn, Lime Street, Liverpool, 0777 211 2344 or 07478 699 007, - Sat, 20 Aug Steve Harris The Slaughter House, 13-15, Fenwick Street, Liverpool, 0151 227 5946, - Sat, 20 Aug music Alternative Radio La Barbacoa, 47-51, Mersey View, Waterloo, 0151 924 0445, - Sat, 20 Aug Ray Quinn swings into Thornton Hall Hotel & Spa Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa, Neston Road, Thornton Hough, Wirral, - Sat, 20 Aug EXHIBITIONS Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016 Profiling emerging talent from the UK's art schools through an annual open submission exhibition.

The Bluecoat, School Lane, 0151 702 5324, - Sun, 16 Oct Mrs Goodison's House: Ancient Egypt Brought to Life Artist Carol Hanson has created a magical world inhabited by Mrs Goodison and her collection of artefacts which she kept in her Bootle home. This immersive experience is a great way for families to learn about this adventurous local woman and her fascinating Egyptian artefacts The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport - Box Office, 01704 533 333, - Sun, 30 Oct; Free entry Tinted Steam & Liquid Light: Watercolour Paintings from Turner to Sargent The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport - Box Office, 01704 533 333, - Sun, 06 Nov; Free entry Liverpool Biennial 2016 In Gallery 1, we present works by Krzysztof Wodiczko, who uses technology and prosthetics to explore themes of immigration and displacement, as in the immersive installation Guests. FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), 88, Wood Street, Liverpool, 0151 707 4444, - to Sun, 16 Oct Art Therapy Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses visual art media as its primary mode of communication. Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Museum Street, Warrington, 01925 442399, - to Sat, 10 Sep Looking from the Inside Out is a collection of artwork created by 19-year-old Holly Hamer during her treatment for cancer.

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Museum Street, Warrington, 01925 442399, - to Sat, 10 Sep Expressions of a Dawn Chorus A solo exhibition by Katie Murray, winner of the 2015 Warrington Contemporary Open exhibition. Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Museum Street, Warrington, 01925 442399, - to Sat, 10 Sep Liverpool Pilots The Liverpool Pilotage Service is the second-oldest institution in Liverpool and celebrates its 250th anniversary this year.

This exhibition tells the story of the Liverpool Pilots and explores their vital role navigating ships in and out of the Port of Liverpool. Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, - to Wed, 1 Feb, 2017 Liverpool Biennial 2016 - Dennis McNulty: Homo Gestalt Liverpool Biennial jointly present with The Bluecoat a series of new commissions by Irish artist Dennis McNulty, under the title, Homo Gestalt. These include a data-driven installation in Bluecoat's Vide, a digital app and an off-site performance work set around New Hall Place, a 1970s 13-storey brutalist style office located in Liverpool's commercial district. Free, limited availability. To book your place for Homo Gestalt: The Time Domain, please phone The Bluecoat on 0151 702 5324. When you book, we will ask for your email address and mobile number in order to send you further information about this event. The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, 0151 702 5324, - to Sun, 16 Oct The Politics of Everyday Practice Drawing on common themes within Bloomberg New Contemporaries, our main summer exhibition, Dr Lucy Jackson explores the politics of the everyday and how routine actions form communities, boundaries and identities. Dr Jackson is Lecturer in Human Geography at Liverpool University, specialising in social and political geography. The Bluecoat, School Lane, 0151 702 5324, - to Sun, 16 Oct Manifold The artists respond to the unique aspects of the Pyramid building to inform site-specific artworks creating re-imagined spaces encouraging a reconsidered view of the building and our interaction with it.

Pyramid & Parr Hall, Palmyra Square South, Warrington, 01925 442345, - to Sat, 3 Sep From Renaissance to Regent Street The Della Robbia Pottery. Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Slatey Road, Birkenhead, 0151 652 4177, - to 4 Sept The Photography of Liverpool's Edward Chambre Hardman Liverpool's renowned portrait and landscape photographer, Edward Chambre Hardman, lived and worked at 59, Rodney Street, for 40 years.

The Hardmans' House, 59, Rodney Street, 0151 709 6261, - to Sat, 29 Oct Picasso at Lady Lever Art Gallery The exhibition, Picasso Linocuts from the British Museum, which also features prints from the Nude Woman at the Spring set, reveals the progressive stages of linocutting that Picasso developed in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight - to 8 January, 2017 Reel Stories: Liverpool and the Silver Screen Museum of Liverpool - until Sept, 2017 Around the World Follow in the footsteps of the Victorian explorers in this new exhibition which tells of their voyages to the jungles and swamps of far-off lands. Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Museum Street, Warrington, 01925 442399, - Sat, 10 Sep They Think It's All Over Celebrate the 50th anniversary of England's only (so far) World Cup final win with this display, featuring a wonderful collection of 1966 World Cup memorabilia, on loan from local collector Neil Perkins, ranging from mugs, handkerchiefs and World Cup Willie items to more unusual items such as an unopened packet of toffees in a commemorative box, rare match tickets and autographs. Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Museum Street, Warrington, 01925 442399, - Sat, 1 Oct First World War: Charity and Liverpool's Home Front The exhibition explores the many charity organisations established at the time through photographs, oral histories and case studies. Museum of Liverpool - to October, 2016; www.

liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/houseofmemories 1916 Easter Rising To mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising, a display at the Museum of Liverpool explores the roles of the Liverpool men and women involved in a pivotal moment of Irish history.

Museum of Liverpool - ending date TBC Lusitania: Life, Loss, Legacy Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499 - ongoing A Room of One's Own When we walk into a room, we instantly know if we feel at home. Some rooms are built to impress, others purely for comfort. We also make judgements about the person whose room it is: would we actually like someone who lived like this? Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Slatey Road, Birkenhead, 0151 652 4177, - to Sun, 20 Nov Eye for Colour World Museum, Liverpool - to 4 Sept, 2016 The British Invasion Explore how 1960s beat groups conquered America.

The Beatles Story Pier Head, George's Parade, L3 1DP, - to Sep 30 Tramway Museum, Taylor Street, Birkenhead, - Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4.30pm; school holidays on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 1-4.40pm; Free entry Explore The Bluecoat, School Lane, 0151 702 5324, - all year round Victorian Dreamers Much of Victorian art was escapist, offering a respite from the world of work and everyday concerns. The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport - Box Office, 01704 533 333, - to Sun, 13 Nov George, Eric and Me: Pattie Boyd Photographic Exhibition at The Beatles Story, Landing Stage, Pier Head, - to Sat, 1 Oct TURN TO PAGE 16 CONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 events Summer Activities! Where's Wally! Waterstones Bookshop Chester, 14, Eastgate Row South, 01244 345066, - Sat, 20 Aug Cycling The cycling club gives disabled people, their family and friends the opportunity to cycle together in Sefton Park. Greenbank Sports Academy, Greenbank Lane, Wavertree, 0151 280 7757, - Sat, 20 Aug, PS1.00 The Jungle Book Picturehouse at FACT, 88, Wood Street, Liverpool, 0871 902 5737, - Sat, 20 Aug Footman Tour at St George's Hall Explore the nooks and crannies that aren't normally open to the public. See TicketQuarter for tickets.

St George's Hall, St George's Place, 0151 225 6911, - Sat, 20 Aug, PS20.00, PS29.00 Family Sculpture Week Ness Botanic Gardens, Neston Road, Wirral CH64 4AY, 0845 0304063, - Fri, 26 Aug SAVI - Sports and Activities for the Visually Impaired Greenbank Sports Academy, Greenbank Lane, Wavertree, 0151 280 7757, Sun, 21 Aug, PS1 Sculpture Sketching Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, 0151 478 4199, Sat, 20 Aug - Mon, 22 Aug The Piermaster's House Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, Sun, 21 Aug - Mon, 22 Aug All Hands on Deck Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, Sun, 21 Aug - Mon, 22 Aug Picturehouse at FACT, 88, Wood Street, Liverpool, 0871 902 5737, Sun, 21 Aug North African Dancing World Museum Liverpool, William Brown St, 0151 478 4393, Sun, 21 Aug - Mon, 22 Aug Metal Art School: Summer School Metal at Edge Hill Station, Tunnel Road, Edge Hill, Liverpool, 0151 707 2277, - Fri, 26 Aug Literary Walks The Bluecoat presents three literary walks, devised by writer Deborah Mulhearn, to reflect the literary histories of the city. The Bluecoat, School Lane, 0151 702 5324, - Sun, 28 Aug, PS5.00, PS3.00 Suspiria (18) Director: Dario Argento, Italy, 1977 (97 mins). Italian with English subtitles. An American travels to Germany to train at a ballet school, but soon finds herself in labyrinth of murder, madness and black magic. Beautiful and terrifying, Suspiria is one of the greatest horror films ever made.

Picturehouse at FACT, 88, Wood Street, Liverpool, 0871 902 5737, Sat, 20 Aug International Salsa Party in Liverpool First National wine bar, 2-8, James Street, 0151 236 6194, Sat, 20 Aug - Sun, 21 Aug, PS10.00 Tiny Liverpool Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, Sat, 20 Aug - Sun, 21 Aug Hooton Park 1940s Weekend The Northern Forties Re-enactment Group's second 1940s event at the former WWI aerodrome, Hooton Park, close to the banks of the Mersey and to Ellesmere Port.

The Hooton Park Trust, Airfield Way, Hooton, 0151 327 3565, Sat, 20 Aug - Sun, 21 Aug Pop-up Wool Show Lovers of yarn and all things woollen are invited to see the showcases lovingly prepared to inspire and feed your creativity. Hulme Hall, 23, Bolton Road, Port Sunlight, 0151 644 8791, Sat, 20 Aug Scrapbooking Crop Kensington Community Learning Centre, 291-299, Kensington, Liverpool, 0151 260 1006, Sat, 20 Aug Rhyme Time Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, 0151 478 4199, Sat 20 Aug - Sun 21 Aug Polar the Titanic bear Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, 0151 478 4499, Sat, 20 Aug - Sun, 21 Aug Explore and Draw Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island, 0151 478 4545, Sat, 20 Aug - Sun, 21 Aug North African Dancing World Museum Liverpool, William Brown St, 0151 478 4393, Sat, 20 Aug - Sun, 21 Aug Flamenco guitar Join flamenco and Spanish guitarist, Glenn Sharp for a spellbinding performance. Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, 0151 478 4136, Sat, 20 Aug - Sun, 21 Aug Introduction to Lacewings Learn more about the ecology and identification of Alderflies, Lacewings, Scorpionflies and Waxflies.

World Museum Liverpool, William Brown St, 0151 478 4393, Sat, 20 Aug - Sun, 21 Aug Introductory Tour Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, 0151 478 4136, - Sat, 20 Aug Summer Activities!

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Waterstones Bookshop Chester, 14, Eastgate Row South, 01244 345066, - Fri, 26 Aug, PS10

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