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Today's date - Sunday 25 September 2016

Wed 7 September to Wed 2 November - Burjesta Theatre Workshops + Production - Shakespeare

England from Edward III to Richard III, 200 years of conflict… A 9 week course followed by a production Starts Wednesday 7th September, 7pm All welcome experienced or beginner Each workshop is costs £3/£2 * The Black Prince * Falstaff * Owen Glendower * * Joan of Arc * Jack Cade * * The Hunchback Richard III * The Princes in the Tower * Just some of the hundreds of characters that inhabit an England at war in France, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and in civil war against herself Come and join us as we explore Shakespeare’s creation of ‘this scepter'd isle’ in Edward III, Richard II, Henry IV (parts 1 & 2), Henry V, Henry VI (parts 1, 2 & 3) and Richard III After the 9 week course we will start work on an in-house adaptation of the history cycles into one single play for performance at the end of January.

7pm - The Casa, Hope Street, Liverpool - location map

Email: info@burjesta-theatre.co.uk
Website: www.burjesta-theatre.co.uk

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Tue 13 September to Tue 29 November - Improvise-Devise-Perform Acting Course

Potentially Brilliant Productions - 12 Week Acting Course: Course Title: Improvise-Devise-Perform Cost: Free Location: The Casa, Hope Street, Liverpool Content: Using material from a pre-existing script, 'Exit Plan', which looks at the effects of dementia on sufferers and carers alike and the alternative, often radical, plans that individuals come up with faced with dementia, the course will follow an outline of improvisational work leading to devised scenes and finishing with a finalised structure ready for performance 'sharing' at the end of the 12 weeks. About the Course Leader – The course will be led by Mikyla Jane Durkan who has worked as a theatre practitioner and director, both in the UK and abroad, over the previous 10 years and specialise in devising. She received a 1st class degree from Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts and has recently returned from Italy where she studied under Dario Fo. This will be the first series of workshops for Potentially Brilliant Productions on a subject that affects millions of people in the UK today. No experience is necessary but you must be at least 18 years of age to take part. Further workshop courses will be on offer throughout the year with workshops on ‘Understanding and Performing Shakespeare’ and ‘Greek Theatre – the Origins of Drama’. Enrolment: To book a place or contact us for more information phone 07590 458 297 or alternatively you can turn up on Tuesday 13th, September at 7pm

7pm - The Casa, Hope Street, Liverpool - location map

Telephone: 07590458297
Email: mikylajane@yahoo.co.uk

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Sun 25 September - LGBT(18+) CREATIVE WRITING GROUP.SUN 25TH SEPTEMBER,1.30-3.30, LIVERPOOL CENTRAL LIBRARY.

Regular, last sunday of month Creative Writing Group; all lgbt writers(18+) welcome:)RUN BY A PUBLISHED AUTHOR! Theme, with an approx 250 word limit, is "Blue"(in ANY sense), but this is only for the first half of the meet and is not compulsory: the second half is freeform, any subject, any/multi genre, lgbt content or not. There is no obligation to read AT ALL if it's your first meet:) We read in turns, about total of 10 minutes reading time(slightly depending on numbers)followed by a minute or so peer constructive feedback from each of the group members(again, no pressure to give feedback). There are writing and publishing tips available. We are in MEETING ROOM 3(by the lift), top floor,of Lpool Central Library, William Brown St. It is a private, selfcontained room. We are a friendly, well-established group with between 7 and 14 attendees, all ages(18+), men and women. EVENT FREE; but OPTIONAL small contributions welcome:). There is a café on the ground floor, from which you can bring drinks/food.

1.30-3.30 pm - Liverpool Central Library, William Brown Street,meeting room 3, top floor(by lift) - location map

Email: stev_arts@yahoo.co.uk

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Sun 25 September - Liverpool LGBT Singers

Do you enjoy singing? We are a mixed group of singers of all ages who meet every Sunday evening. We sing everything from pop to showtunes to ballads. No audition necessary, just come along and join in the fun! We have free rehearsal space at St Stephen with St Catherine's Church, Crown Street, Liverpool (near the Women's Hospital). Fully accessible building. Turn up at 6pm for a cuppa and a biccie and rehearsal 6-30 to 8-30pm. Over 16s only.

6.30pm till 8.30pm - St Dunstan - location map

Email: lgbtchoirliverpool@live.co.uk
Website: www.lgbtchoirliverpool.co.uk

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Tue 27 September - Meeting of Liverpool Holistic Circle

Liverpool Holistic Circle is a forum for sharing and increasing knowledge of all things holistic.

The group is almost unique: there is no membership, no enrolment and no commitments. Just turn up on any Tuesday evening and join in with the information, inspiration, fun, sharing, tea and biscuits.

There is no formal membership, but to cover costs we request a donation of �4.00 per meeting attended.

Our weekly Tuesday meetings cover a huge range of subjects relating to complementary therapies, holism and spirituality. All like-minded people are welcome to come to join us, either regularly or as a one-off.

See website for details of the weekly talks, events, and activities.

7.30pm - The Rosicrucian Chapter, 19, Dovedale Road, Liverpool - location map

Email: mail@liverpool-holistic-circle.org
Website: www.liverpool-holistic-circle.org

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Tue 27 September - Liverpool Network Theatre Group - weekly workshop

Our ongoing weekly workshops are open to all. We share skills, try out new ideas, and most of all have fun!

Network workshops are held every week, including half term and summer breaks.

Please feel free to come along to any workshops, whatever amount of experience you have, from beginner to drama student to professional!

They are usually self contained in theme, so you don't need to wait until the end of a series to join. Also they continue alongside performance rehearsals, which occur on a different night.

Each workshop has a different theme, and are usually led by experienced workshop leaders or interested members of the group. Occasionally we have visiting workshop leaders to bring in different skills. Any member of Network is also welcome to lead workshops, following discussing their plans with the group and workshop organisers.

Members take it in turns to run workshops, on a range of practical skills, drama games and exercises, themes and plays. For information call 0151 733 9606.

We also have a play reading group who meet regularly to discuss ideas for new plays, on a separate evening to the workshops.

The start time is 7pm, running until 9pm.

Since we will now need to pay venue hire, we have agreed to charge �1.00 per person per workshop. Those who can afford to pay more are invited to do so.We can make special arrangements for those who cannot afford this.

If you decide to join Network there is a yearly subscription fee of �5 waged, �3 unwaged.

Why not come along? Non members also welcome.

7 pm till 9pm - 4th Floor of 76-78 Lord Street Liverpool L2 1TL. (the entrance is between McDonalds and Specsavers)
Telephone: 0151 733 9606
Email: liverpoolnetworktheatre@googlemail.com
Website: www.liverpoolnetworktheatre.org.uk

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Tue 27 September - Liverpool Womens LGBT Book Group

Our members are of all ages and the book group is open to all LGBT women who love to read, wherever you sit on the rainbow. Discussions are friendly and informal. We meet on the last Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm in Dr Duncan's Pub (St. John's Lane, L1 1HF)in Liverpool City Centre. If you like chatting about books and want to meet new people, come along and join us! Check out our website to see what we're reading this month or find us on Facebook.

19:30 - Dr Duncans Pub, Liverpool city centre - location map

Website: www.liverpoolbookgroup.moonfruit.com

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Sat 1 October - Liverpool Friends of Palestine Vigil

Liverpool Friends of Palestine will be holding their monthly vigil on the steps of St Luke's Church (the bombed -out church at the top of Bold Street). Vigils held on the first Saturday of every month.

12pm till 2pm - Steps of St Lukes (bombed out) Church, Hardman St, Liverpool city centre - location map

Email: rosemary@lfop.fsnet.co.uk

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Sat 1 October - Mindful Self Compassion Course

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an empirically-supported, 8-week, training program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Rapidly expanding research demonstrates that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional wellbeing, less anxiety, depression and stress. And it’s easier than you think… October 1st (9am-5pm) October 22nd (10.00-1.00pm) October 30th Retreat Day (9.00-1.00pm) November 5th (10.00-1.00pm) October 8th (10.00-1.00pm) October 29th (10.00-1.00pm) November 1st (6-9.00pm) November 10th (6-9.00pm)

Varies - Greenbank Leisure Centre, Sefton Park - location map

Telephone: 07890835873
Email: powercollette@hotmail.com
Website: www.mindfulnesscourse.co.uk

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Sun 2 October - FOR FOLK SAKE Folk and Acoustic Showcase.

FOR FOLK SAKE is a monthly showcase of wonderful local folk and acoustic acts. The event is on the first Sunday of every month and is absolutely free.

7.30pm - Bumper, 14-18 Hardman Street. - location map

Email: folk.at.bumper@gmail.com

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Mon 3 October - Come Strut Your Stuff - open floor poetry and acoustic music

Come Strut Your Stuff - open floor poetry and acoustic music on the first Monday of every month at the Egg Cafe! (or on second Monday of the month when the first Monday clashes with a Bank Holiday).

All performers and listeners welcome. First time readers and performers encouraged. The Cafe normally gets very busy, so avoid disappointment by arriving early to claim a seat and a performance slot.

Hosted by Tony Kehoe and Dave Harley.

8pm - The Egg Cafe, 2nd Floor, 16-18 Newington, Liverpool City Centre - location map

Email: info@comestrutyourstuff.co.uk
Website: www.comestrutyourstuff.co.uk

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Tue 4 October - MERSEYSIDE LGBT(18+)SOCIAL/DRINKS NIGHT,incl alcohol, soft & hot drinks.4 Oct.LADY OF MANN, 6.30-11

Monthly SOCIAL; this time a DRINKS NIGHT(we revert to usual pattern of drinks AND food in ANOTHER NEW VENUE next time!). Alcohol(wines, beers, shorts), soft drinks and tea/coffee will be available.Please eat before/after the event! I have booked part of the back room. "Lady of Mann" is 19 Dale st; go through the courtyard to the left of "Rigbys"; look out for "Merseyside LGBT" posters on our tables or ask at bar for "Steve Benson". If it is your first time to one of our groups, I shall be available for a separate, introductory chat at the venue from 6.30-6.50 then will introduce you to some/all other attendees. There are between 30 and 40 attendees, all ages, 18+, men and women:)Friendly, noncliquey, well-established and popular group; and you shall be made very welcome:). A good place to meet potential new friends.Please arrive upto 9.30

18.30-23.00 - Lady of Mann, to left of Rigbys(through the courtyard),19 Dale Street, back room - location map

Email: stev_arts@yahoo.co.uk

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Wed 5 October - Liverpool Friends of Palestine Monthly Meeting

Monthly meeting of Liverpool Friends of Palestine. (Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month.) All welcome.

7.30pm - 2nd Floor (Methodists) above News From Nowhere 96 Bold St Liverpool - location map

Website: http://liverpoolfriendsofpalestine.co.uk/

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Wed 19 October - Liverpool Friends of the Earth meeting

Friendly, informal meeting of Liverpool's local Friends of the Earth group. Past campaigns have included local regeneration, climate change and transport. Open to all!

We meet on the third Wednesday of every month.

6.30pm till 8pm - DoES Liverpool, Unit 3, Floor 4, Gostins Building, 32-36 Hanover Street, Liverpool - location map

Telephone: 07733 310667
Email: Michael@liverpoolfoe.org.uk
Website: www.liverpoolfoe.org.uk

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