Standing the Test of Time at Blackburn House

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Blackburn House is celebrating Liverpool Light Night in style this year with a series of time themed events. If you feel like taking a break throughout the evening, grab a coffee from the bistro and have the cup tastefully adorned with well-known female icons throughout the ages by a local graphic artist.

17:00 – 17:15 – La Bomba

La Bomba, a women’s ensemble drumming group, will open Light Night at Blackburn House. 

17:00 – 18:00­ – Same Words, Different Century

Join Collective Encounters 3rd Age Company and Youth Theatre on a theatrical travelling protest, performing protest letters to past and present figures.

17:00 – 22:00 – Back to The Timepiece

An exhibition and short film following the history of the legendary Liverpool nightclub, The Timepiece. Focusing on the black music scene that took Liverpool by storm in the 1970s, Back to The Timepiece gives an extraordinary insight into the sounds, fashions and friendships of the 70s, as told by past club goers and soul music buffs. There is also the opportunity for families to take it back to the 70s in a dance area, led by The Black-E Dance Group.

18:00 – 20:00 ­– Escaping Time

Unwind and leave time behind with free taster hand, arm and shoulder massages, courtesy of The Health Place at Blackburne House.

18:00 – 22:00 ­­– Art Knows No Time

3-minute, pop-up pieces by respected Liverpool artists and Fringe 2017. Outside stage.

19:30 – 21:00 – Rachael Russell

The wonderful tones of Rachael Russell can be heard in the Bistro throughout the evening.

20:30 – 21:30 – Before the Clock Strikes 12: Stories from the Clock Tower

Short and spooky stories of the ‘haunted’ Blackburne House Clock Tower.

19:00 – 21:00 – Playing with Time

Liverpool Script Shop present ten-minute monologues and duologues exploring time.

19:30 – 20:30 – The Taming of Time: Shakespeare’s Sonnets

An immersive promenade experience, brought to you by Liverpool Network Theatre Group in association with WanderLust Theatre Company as they prepare for their 2017 summer production The Taming of the Shrew.

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