ISW Programme:

October Events 

If you wish to explore what we currently have on offer, please see our Main Programme and our Partner Programme.

Here is some of the amazing cultural offerings that are taking place in the Liverpool City Region:  

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Main Programme

ISW Night at the Museum Social 

Date: 14th Oct, 7pm 
Cost: FREE In person event 
In this special one-off social event hosted at Liverpool’s iconic World Museum you’ll get the opportunity to explore our venue after-hours taking in our extraordinary collections and galleries as well as meeting some of our staff working across National Museums Liverpool. We’re also giving you an exclusive opportunity to experience the blockbuster exhibition Doctor Who: Worlds of Wonder.

Book now through the website

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Victoria Gallery and Museum Tour 

Date: 6th Oct 2pm. 

Cost: FREE In-Person event

Join us for this amazing tour and find out more about the first university building in Liverpool with everything from art pieces to historical artefacts, it's a journey not to be missed.

Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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Garstang Museum Tour  

Date: 12th Oct 2pm. 

Cost: FREE In-Person event

Discover hidden treasures from ancient Egypt and beyond, meet the resident mummy and more! 

Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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The World Reimagined Walking Tour 

Date: 13th Oct 4pm    
Cost: FREE In-Person event 

Liverpool's newest adventure, the globe trail tells the tale of aspects of our hidden history and brings to life stories which we will explore together. 

Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com
 

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Mersey Travel Tour 
Date: 14th Oct 1pm

Cost: FREE In-Person Event 
Come on this amazing experience, over ground and underground and in the Mersey tunnel!
Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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Ferry Across The Mersey 

Date: FULLY BOOKED
Cost: FREE In-Person Event
Booking essential. Take on Liverpool's most iconic journey! learn more about the fascinating history of the river and how the city has grown from early trade to international landmark. 
Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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British Music Experience Tour

Date: 28th Oct 3pm
Cost: £8.50 Ticket price includes unlimited number of entries for one year plus an initial guided tour of the museum with a member of BME Crew. 

In-Person Event

Discover the roots of British rock and pop in this unbelievable building. With artefacts from Bowie, The Beatles, Queen, The Spice Girls and more it's not to be missed. 

Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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The  Bluecoat Tour 

Date: 30th Oct 2pm 
Cost: FREE In-Person Event

Take a peek inside one of Liverpool's oldest heritage arts hubs. Originally a school, the building is now home to artists, makers and creators and is an essential part of the Liverpool City Region experience. 
Book now via : iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com
 

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra 

Dates: Various
Cost: £8 (subject to availability) In-Person Event 

September means the start of a brand-new season for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, and Chief Conductor Domingo Hindoyan will make a real statement as he opens the season with some of the biggest and boldest works in classical music. He’ll bring pure sonic celebration with a floor-shaking wall of sound in Janáček’s Sinfonietta, before turning to something a bit gentler, as Mahler’s Fourth – and sunniest – Symphony takes us on a tour of the entire universe. 

Book now via the website

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Metropolitan Cathedral Tour

Dates: 21st & 28th Oct 2pm 
Cost: FREE In-Person Event
Join us inside the spectacular cathedral, home to amazing art works and fascinating history. One of the features of Liverpool's skyline, it's a great experience to visit. 
Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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Liverbird Safari 

Date: 2nd Oct 2pm
Cost: FREE In-Person Event 

Go on safari in Liverpool City Centre, following the trail of the iconic Liver bird, learn your way around and more about the role the mythical bird plays. 

Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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Liverpool Cathedral Tour

Dates: 3rd Oct, 19th Oct & 26th Oct 2pm

Cost: FREE In-Person Event

Step inside this amazing space and hear about some of the fantastic tales this incredible building has to tell. 

Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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Liverpool Socialist Singers 

Date: 5th Oct 7pm

Cost: FREE In-Person Event 
Fancy having a go at singing along with one of Liverpool's alternative singing troupes? Join  in with the the songs of freedom, heritage and more. Bringing you songs from Ukraine and songs from closer to home it's a welcoming experience. 

Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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Everyman Theatre Tour

Date: 7th Oct 11am

Cost: FREE In-Person Event

Get an exclusive behind the scenes view of one of Liverpool's most famous theatres. The building was the starting location for many actors' careers and is one of the best loved locations in Liverpool City centre, a must see for all. 

Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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The Atkinson Tour 

Date: 8th Oct 12 noon

Cost: FREE In-Person Event 

We will meet in town and head over to this amazing space in Southport. Complete with art gallery, museum and theatre space, it's a great day out. Booking essential. 

Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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International Student Welcome Social 

Date: 9th Oct, 11.30am-1pm 
Cost: FREE In person event 
Join us for some free breakfast treats and a chance to meet up and make friends and catch up with everyone at the fabulous Open Eye Gallery! This event is open to all university students. 
Book now via: 
iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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Crosby Beach 

Date 15th Oct 1pm 
Cost: FREE In-Person Event 
Come along to Crosby beach and meet Antony Gormley's iron men, part of Liverpool's sea front. For more details and to book: 

 iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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1919 Walking Tour 

Date: 21st Oct 4pm 

Cost: FREE In-Person Event

Be part of this fascinating tour which unveils some of Liverpool's hidden black history. Starting from China Town it's an exploration into the past. 

Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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International Slavery Museum

Date: 23rd Oct 2pm
Cost: FREE In-Person event 
Join us to discover an essential history of enslaved people at the only museum of its kind in the world. 
Book now: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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River of Light Trail 

Date  29th Oct 6pm
Cost: FREE In-Person event 
Come and explore some of the exciting artworks and pieces with us along Liverpool's waterfront! Book now via: iswbooking.liverpool@gmail.com

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The Beatles Story 

Dates: 12th Sept-6th Nov 
Cost: 10% discount with promo code ISW2022. Exclusive to students. Code available during the above dates only. 

Take a ticket to ride and explore the epic Beatles Story! Based in the Albert Dock, this tour is a must for any Beatles fan, following the fab four on their magical mystery tour from Liverpool lads to international megastars. 

Book via the website

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LFC Tour at Anfield 

Date: By appointment. Offer is running until June 2023. 

Cost: Student discount available please use code: STUDENT20 when booking.

In-Person Events. 

Take advantage of our exclusive student discount and discover the home ground of the Reds. You MUST bring your student ID with you. This tour is open to all university students studying in Liverpool City Region. Discount applied to Mon-Fri bookings only. 

Book via the website
 

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The Arts Centre at Edge Hill

Date: Ongoing
Cost: Various In-Person Events 
Hop on the train over to Edge Hill University and discover a range of exciting events from films to comedy nights and more. 

Book via the website

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Partner Programme 

Movema Dance Classes

Date: Various

Cost: FREE In-Person Event

Learn how to dance in carnival and Bollywood style! Any skill level is welcome.

Book via the website.

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National Poetry Day Celebration

Date: 6th Oct

Cost: FREE In-Person Event

Come along on National Poetry Day to read your own poems or your favourite poem celebrating or reflecting on what ‘The Environment’ means to you.

Book via the website.

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Liverpool Literary Festival

Date: Various

Cost: Various In-Person Event

Join the University of Liverpool in celebrating some of the country's finest writers.

Book via the website.

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Stage Write Night

Date: 18th Oct 7:30PM

Cost: £5 In-Person Event

Come along for an evening of script in hand readings from Liverpool Royal Court's new writing programme – Stage Write.

Book via the website.

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A Midsummer Nights Dream 

Dates: Until 22nd Oct

It’s all kicking off in the woods! Two warring fairies are willing to destroy the world after a barney over a little lad, and four chaotic kids are off on a drug induced love mission – Welcome to the party! It's the bard as you've never seen him before in Liverpool City Region's brand new Shakespeare North Playhouse. 

Book via the website

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Liverpool Irish Festival

Date: Various

Cost: FREE In-Person Event

Liverpool Irish Festival brings Liverpool and Ireland closer together using arts and culture.

Book via the website.

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River of Light

Date: Various

Cost: FREE In-Person Event

A stunning set of light based art pieces, spread across the Liverpool city centre.

See more here.

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World Gymnastics Festival

Date: Various

Cost: Various In-Person Event

Let the world’s greatest gymnasts show you what they’re made of, as hundreds of athletes from all corners of the world go head-to-head over nine action-packed days.

Book via the website.

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Capoeira for All

Date: Various

Cost: Various In-Person Event

Capoeira for All uses the practice, values and ethos of Capoeira for positive social change, based in Toxteth, just outside the City Centre.

Book via the website.

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Old Dock Tour

Date: Various

Cost: £6.50 In-Person Event

Discover the origin of Liverpool's fortune, buried underneath Liverpool ONE. Revealed during excavations on the site in 2001, the story of the world's first commercial enclosed wet dock is explored on this guided tour.

Book via the website.

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Norton Priory Museum & Gardens

Date: Various

Cost: £9.50 In-Person Event

Once home to a medieval church, this is the most excavated monastic site in Europe. Visitors can explore the 12th century undercroft with beautiful vaulted ceiling and the priory ruins showing the layout of the medieval buildings.

Book via the website.