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LANKYKATS - Rocking into Spring
Date: 2nd May 2019
Details:  18th April 2019
Thursdays are rock days... with a little bit of Rock 'n Roll Magic for Quid

SHOOTER - NONAME
REELIN' 'n ROCKIN'- THE MEDIA

Raffles and top prizes..
£1 otd
Venue:  The Live Lounge
The Standish Unity Club
Cross Street
Standish
WN6 0HQ
01257 424006
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan & District Speakers Club
Date: 2nd May 2019
Details:  Thursday 2nd May, 7.25pm - 9.30pm

Wigan & District Speakers Club provides a friendly and supportive setting in which you can acquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month.

New members are welcome so contact us for more information or attend one of our meetings as a guest (without any pressure to participate).
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington St, Scholes, WN1 3SA
Website:  Click to visit

The Smiths Ltd
Date: 3rd May 2019
Details:  The Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester, UK the hometown of The Smiths.

After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey, the band played their first gig to an audience of avid Smiths fans. The response was spectacular and the band now plays at venues and festivals all over the UK.

Highlights include playing in front of a 2500 capacity crowd at The Manchester Academy to over 4000 on the main stage at Bestival and Camp Bestival.

If you never saw The Smiths then this is your chance to experience the thrill of those great songs played live. If you were lucky enough to see them first time around then prepare to relive that excitement again.

Committed to getting the same energy that Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce had onstage together, the band are also obsessed about getting that live sound just right.

With an authenticity and provenance that’s hard to beat The Smiths Ltd are the ultimate tribute.

The Smiths meant everything to a generation… To us they still do.

“Brilliant Smiths tribute band, they are amazing!” – Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets)

“The Smiths Ltd are a class act. They are indistinguishable from The Smiths.” – North West End

“The Smiths Ltd are probably the best tribute act going in the UK today.” – Quays News

“I may have missed The Smiths the first time around, but after last night’s show I felt that I was really there back in 1983!” – The Hype Media

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £10

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

IO Earth
Date: 4th May 2019
Details:  Back by popular demand, presented by The Classic Rock Society

One of the most exciting progressive rock bands on the UK scene at the moment, IO Earth released their debut album back in 2009. Led by the creative axis of Dave Cureton (guitars) and Adam Gough (keyboards), the band have released four albums to increasingly popular acclaim, with second album Moments being followed by the double disc epic New World and finally their latest, the stunning conceptual work Solitude. Capable of shifting from driving, heavy riffs to gentle, reflective passages on the proverbial dime, the band are a model of contrasting delicacy and power.

Always at their best in the live environment, the band are currently fronted by their third singer, Birmingham native Rosanna LeFevre, and are sounding better than ever. The full line-up is Rosanna Lefevre (vocals), Dave Cureton (guitar), Adam Gough (keyboards), Jez King (violin, guitar), Luke Shingler (woodwind), CJ Jerromes (drums) and Christian Nokes (bass). Following on from their Citadel show last September, demand for a return has been overwhelming.

‘Support for this show will come from the highly rated Blackheart Orchestra, who impressed a lot of people as tour support to Hawkwind recently’

*Please note under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony upstairs.

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £17

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Mama - An Evening of Genesis Music at The Edge
Date: 4th May 2019
Details:  Saturday 4th May, 7.30pm

Mama - The UK's top "all era" Genesis tribute show - will take you on a journey from Genesis' early Peter Gabriel years, through the Phil Collins' era of the 70's and 80's and right up to their final studio album, 'We Can't Dance'. As an additional bonus, the bands shows enable Mama to incorporate elements of solo works from Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike & the Mechanics and Steve Hackett.

Lead singer, John Wilkinson, delivers the Phil Collins vocal sound with power, passion and precision. On keyboards, the band benefits from the technical wizardry of John Comish. Guitars are provided by Jon Vatikiotis, backed up with the rock solid technical playing of James Cooper on drums and Dave Jones on bass, 12 string guitar and bass pedals.

Tickets on sale now. Door price, £21.00.
Venue:  The Edge, Riveredge, Wigan WN3 5AB
Website:  Click to visit

Dog and Family Fun Day
Date: 6th May 2019
Details:  Bank Holiday Monday 6th May, 11am - 4pm

Lots going on including a fun dog show, dog agility course, face painting, tombola, raffles and more! All in aid of naming a guide dog puppy in memory of Greg Tipping.

Tickets: Adults - £5, Under 16s and Seniors - Free
Venue:  Dogs Country Club, 191 Slag Lane, Lowton. WA3 1BU
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan Anxiety Group
Date: 8th May 2019
Details:  Wednesday 8th May, 7pm - 8.30pm

We are a Rethink Mental Illness support group and we meet every other Wednesday. Feel free to join us or contact us for further information:

Tel: 07784 886343
Email: wigananxietygroup@rethink.org
Venue:  St Wilfred’s Parish Hall, Church St, Standish WN6 0JT
Website:  Click to visit

Luke Daniels & Rihab Azar
Date: 11th May 2019
Details:  Includes a short interview with Rihab Azar

Kaleidoscope Music Memes

Imagine being able to create your own musical pieces from ‘sound lego’ using your smart phone before sharing your ideas with professional musicians ahead of a planned live performance.

Luke Daniels the award winning and critically acclaimed folk musician and singer hosts a series of folk and world music concerts at Citadel St Helens that will make use of mobile technology to jointly create new music with audiences in the run up to each performance. Showcasing three world-class performers from Syria, China, South Africa via fortnightly duo concerts that culminate in a final full quartet performance.

Audiences from Citadel St Helens along with those from Met Bury, Atkinson Southport and Liverpool Philharmonic Hall will be able to create and share their own musical arrangements from a pool of prerecorded interlocking audio clips of each artist involved by downloading the ‘music memes’ mobile app to contribute towards the development of their final work.

The idea that the evolution of music which takes place over generations can be reproduced and sped up via modern mobile technology and social media will be central to this series of outstanding concerts.

The three-month project starts at the end of March with sixteen public performances featuring the most popular of their ‘memetically’ created works throughout May June via a specially formed consortium of four northwest venues.

Luke Daniels is a multi- instrumentalist specialising in button accordion and melodeon Luke has enjoyed a long career collaborating with a range of artists and organisations as a means of promoting folk music. Riverdance, London Jazz Festival, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Celtic Connections and English National Opera.

Rihab Azar is from the Syrian city of Homs. She studied at the Conservatoire of Damascus under such masters as Askar Ali Akbar and Issam Rafea. In 2014, She became the first woman oudist to perform accompanied by the Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music. Since moving to the UK in 2016 under the “Migrant Talent” scheme she has performed with the London Sinfonietta and at St. Paul’s Cathedral.

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Doors: 7:30pm

Tickets: £14/£12

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA1O 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Inside (10:15am performance)
Date: 12th May 2019
Details:  Recommended age for this show – Ages 1 – 4 year olds

“What was it like in mummy’s tummy?” Have you ever heard this question? Or tried to answer? We did and the result is ‘Inside’.

Join us on an immersive journey from conception to birth and share a very special experience with your little one. ‘Inside’ is an intimate, interactive show, specifically devised for 1 – 4 year olds, alongside their families.

Set in a campsite and inspired by life inside the womb, it features multi-sensory activities, shadow theatre, live soundmaking and object theatre.

How is it inside? How do the inside and the outside talk to each other? How much sound and light comes in? How do we meet?

‘Inside’ has been devised in consultation with young children, their families and nursery staff. It is supported by the Arts Council England, Kent County Council, Canterbury City Council, Looping the Loop, TheQuarterhouse, The Hullabaloo, The Gulbenkian and Baby Sensory Thanet.

Please note – We do not offer the Free Babes in Arms ticket offer for this show.

Doors: 10:00am

On Stage: 10:15am

Tickets: £7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Inside (11:45am performance)
Date: 12th May 2019
Details:  Recommended ages for this show – Ages 1 – 2.5 year olds

“What was it like in mummy’s tummy?” Have you ever heard this question? Or tried to answer? We did and the result is ‘Inside’.

Join us on an immersive journey from conception to birth and share a very special experience with your little one. ‘Inside’ is an intimate, interactive show, specifically devised for 1 – 4 year olds, alongside their families.

Set in a campsite and inspired by life inside the womb, it features multi-sensory activities, shadow theatre, live soundmaking and object theatre.

How is it inside? How do the inside and the outside talk to each other? How much sound and light comes in? How do we meet?

‘Inside’ has been devised in consultation with young children, their families and nursery staff. It is supported by the Arts Council England, Kent County Council, Canterbury City Council, Looping the Loop, TheQuarterhouse, The Hullabaloo, The Gulbenkian and Baby Sensory Thanet.

Please note – We do not offer the Free Babes in Arms ticket offer for this show.

Doors: 11:30am

On Stage: 11:45am

Tickets: £7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 762300 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

 
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