Hot Picks for October

Roy Lichtenstein - In the Car
Roy Lichtenstein - In the Car CR Estate of Roy Lichtenstein DACS 2017.

Manic September is now over and a warm welcome to OCTOBER! New to LJMU or just come back to enjoy uni life in Liverpool?... here’s a few of our October hot picks and a low down on your LJMU student offers this month to keep you entertained.

Experience the last ‘Twilight Thursday' at Liverpool Cathedral

There will be a sad farewell to the last of this years ‘Twilight Thursdays’. On 26 October, the late night tour to the top of the cathedral tower will end until next year. Why not get a ticket from your Student Opportunities team for you and a friend to gain FREE access to go see the vibrant city lights of Liverpool at night.

LJMU students can also use their FREE tickets to go up to the top of the tower throughout the rest of the year on times listed here. A photo opportunity not to miss #tweetfromthetower

Go and ‘be cheerful’  by seeing a £5 discounted performance at The Everyman

Throughout the month of October, the Everyman is bursting with some fantastic performances to make anyone want to take up the fantastic offer of £5 LJMU tickets.

Reasons to be Cheerful (17 to 21 Oct) is a punk rock musical and gritty coming of age tale, which always leaves audiences shouting for more. Celebrating the infectious music of Ian Dury and the Blockheads. Make sure you don’t miss this hit performance as it tours for its very last time.

Another one to watch at the Everyman is Man to Man (25 Oct to 28 Oct). Manfred Karge’s Man to Man tells the story of Ella; a woman forced to adopt the identity of her dead husband in order to survive in Nazi Germany. Received a well-earned five-star review at Edinburgh festival. This one-woman performance is a modern German fairy tale everyone’s been talking about.

Grab a Pizza & a Play at Playhouse for only £5

For one evening only, get a £5 ticket to see Golem at The Playhouse on Friday 20 October and get a FREE slice of Pizza and enjoy some pre-show events!

Golem (18 to 21 Oct) blending 1927’s synthesis of handmade animation, claymation, live music and performance Golem is a dystopian fable for the twenty first century, which cleverly and satirically explores one of the great questions of the modern world – who or what is in control of our technologies?

Also try and catch some tickets for the upcoming performances ‘The Suitcase’ (4 to 7 Oct) and Around the World in 80 Days’ (27 Oct).

Be scared at a Halloween special FREE screening of the film ‘The Limehouse Golem’,  

For Halloween, the Philharmonic Hall welcomes all LJMU students for the screening of the recently released film ‘The Limehouse Golem’. Why not take a friend for free to be terrified by a series of gruesome and bloody murders have shaken the Limehouse community. So monstrous and ruthless are these crimes the press claim they’re the work of ‘The Golem’ – a legendary creature from dark times…

The two free ticket offer also applies to orchestral performances and other films such as the classic hit ‘Casablanca; Film with Live Orchestra’ (14 Oct, 2.30pm).

Experience ‘Grit’; one of Lifestyles new fitness classes

Got your free off-peak gym membership to Lifestyles yet? Well if you have, get ready for the new classes coming in October. ‘Grit’ (says it all in the name) is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training workout.

If this isn’t for you and you’re wanting something a more relaxed, zen class - why not try the ‘Yogalates’, a combination of Yoga and Pilates with all the benefits of improving flexibility and muscle toning.

Upgrade to full-peak membership for an extra £9 per month and get access to any of the 11 Lifestyles fitness centres and facilities… what a bargs!   

Get pop arty at the Tate Liverpool with the world famous Roy Lichtenstein exhibition

A trip to the Tate is a great for a way to relax and get arty …pop –arty! Take a journey through the career of Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997), one the most important figures of the pop art movement. A rare opportunity to see Lichtenstein’s work in the north of England.

While at the Tate, go Portraying A Nation Germany 1919-1933 and Alexsandra Mir: Space Tapestry before they both finish on 15 Oct. Not only can you discover a 40 metre hand-drawn wall hanging, which explores space travel but Bringing together two significant artists, Otto Dix and August Sander, experience the radical extremes of what is now an important period in history.

However you choose to spend your October, have a good one. For more details and information on your latest free and discounted offers, contact your Student Opportunities team and @LJMUStudentOpps 


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