5 events for your diary this November

As the nights draw in and we move closer to the winter break there are still lots of things to get involved with on campus and around the city. We’ve rounded up some of the highlights that we thought you might enjoy.

Science in Your Local

Join researchers from the University of Liverpool on Thursday 16 November for an evening full to the brim with fascinating science where they will share their research, answer important scientific questions, and take part in the rapid fire ‘Shots of Science’ round where you can vote for your favourite 3-minute talk.

This event is open to anyone, and no scientific knowledge is needed.

Click here to find out more about the speakers and to book your place.

VG&M Relaxed Music Concert

The Victoria Gallery and Museum hosts Rise Trio on Friday 24 November for a concert that will take you to an earlier, innocent era from which the sunny sounds of the 60s emerge.

With their collection of uniquely arranged originals, polished close harmonies and acoustic arrangements of familiar favourites, Rise has impressed, captivating audiences across London and Liverpool.

Click here to find out more and book.

The Ancestors Film Screening and Q&A

 The Centre for the Study of International Slavery (CSIS) in partnership with the International Slavery Museum (ISM) are pleased to host a screening of The Ancestors in the 502 Teaching Hub on Thursday 23 November.

The Ancestors draws on the real stories of the Black revolutionaries, the 2000 Black Caribbean Prisoners of War who were held at Portchester during the Napoleonic and Revolutionary Wars, and the experience of women who accompanied their husbands to Portchester after their capture.

This event is free to attend. Click here to find out more. 

Brass at Christmas in the Tung Auditorium

Liverpool University Music Society presents the Bangor & Liverpool Universities Brass Band playing a selection of festive tunes on Saturday 25 November.

Earlier in the year, the band came third in the shield section of the prestigious UniBrass Contest. The band are keen to return to UniBrass in the spring and this concert aims to raise the necessary funds.

The band will present an evening of festive entertainment, with everything from traditional carols to seasonal favourites and brass band classics for your enjoyment.

Join the band for an enjoyable evening guaranteed to get you into the Christmas spirit!

Click here to book your place.

Liverpool Christmas Markets

From 18 November right up until 24 December, Liverpool will host its Christmas Market in front of the Grade II listed St George’s Hall.

The Christmas Market will include more than 40 traditional timber stalls showcasing an assortment of handmade crafts, unique jewellery, and artisan food from around the globe.

The tipi bar, ski bar, windmill bar and Bavarian bar will also host local performers on the weekends, and the big wheel, snow slide and Santa Land rides will once again return to the market.