What’s On in Cheshire in May

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May’s Most Exciting Events in Cheshire – Theatre, Comedy, Art, and More


Carmen at Storyhouse

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1 May
Award-winning director Damiano Michieletto brings his stirring production of Carmen to Storyhouse this May. The opera, conducted by Antonello Manacorda and Emmanuelle Villaume, features a stellar cast, including former ROH Jette Parker Young Artist Aigul Akhmetshina. Experience this passionate tale as it comes to life in a new searing interpretation.
Storyhouse Tickets


An Evening with Brian Butterfield

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21 May | Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
The inimitable Brian Butterfield, born through BBC Two’s The Peter Serafinowicz Show spoofs, embarks on tour with a trail of sold-out seminars. Brace yourself for a night of laughter as Brian reveals his business prowess at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall


L S Lowry Exhibition

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Ongoing | Cheshire Art Gallery
Cheshire Art Gallery proudly presents newly acquired signed prints by L S Lowry, an artist famed beyond his “matchstick men.” Delve into Lowry’s expansive portfolio of industrial landscapes, seascapes, and portraits and experience his insightful humour that characterises humanity.
Cheshire Art Gallery


Photo-tastic at Grosvenor Museum

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28 May
Uncover the wonders of photography with the experts at Grosvenor Museum. Participate in craft-making and enter the photo competition for a chance to sharpen your photography skills and perhaps win an exciting prize.
Grosvenor Museum Events


Paul Zerdin’s Puppetman

9-11 May | Playhouse Theatre
Join Paul Zerdin, America’s Got Talent 2015 winner and the UK’s leading ventriloquist, as he extends his ‘Puppetman’ show due to popular demand. Witness the unique blend of humor and talent that sent Paul’s internet fame skyrocketing.
Paul Zerdin’s Official Website


Science Museum Live at Parr Hall

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5 May
Spark the imaginations of your entire family with London’s Science Museum Live. The stage comes alive with captivating experiments and inspiring demonstrations perfect for future scientists and the curious at heart.


Warrington Arts Festival: A New Inclusive Era

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Plans have been revealed for a groundbreaking new phase of Warrington Arts Festival. With significant funding from Arts Council England and local councils, the festival returns rebranded and reinvigorated from 19 to 27 July.

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Expect family-friendly installations, large-scale events, and a focus on nurturing local talent. Discover how the festival is expanding its reach and celebrating the spirit of Warrington like never before.
Warrington Arts Festival Details

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