University VGM – Nov/Dec Events

imageExhibitions, Music Recitals, Workshops and Lectures
all at the Victoria Gallery & Museum during Nov/Dec 2008
Liverpool Through the Lens – the Photographs of Edward Chambré Hardman

In association with the National Trust, the VGM presents an exhibition of 56 photographs by Edward Chambré Hardman capturing the architecture, people and maritime history of Liverpool during the 20th century. Until 31st January 2009.

Edward Chambré Hardman: Behind the Scenes

Saturday, 15th November, 1– 2pm

Discover more about Chambré Hardman’s uniquely preserved house at 59, Rodney Street and his photographic collection. You can even look through the lens of Hardman’s camera!

Free talk for all.  No booking required. Leggate Lecture Theatre



Music Recital: University of Liverpool Wind and Brass Orchestra

Wednesday, 19th November, 1—2pm

Free music recital for all. No booking required. Leggate Lecture Theatre


Patterns, Prints and Rock ‘n Roll!

Saturday, 22nd November, 1 – 4pm

Explore the art of Stuart Sutcliffe at this artist-led event and experiment with texture, pattern and colour to create your very own Sutcliffe-inspired work of art!

Free drop-in workshop for children and adults alike! No booking required. 


Music Recital: University of Liverpool String Quartet

Wednesday, 26th November, 1 – 2 pm

Free music recital for all.  No booking required

Leggate Lecture Theatre


The Landscape Photography of Edward Chambré Hardman by Peter Hagerty

Thursday 27th November, 1 – 2pm

Photographer and friend of Hardman, Peter discusses his work, influences and life, and his passion for landscape photography.

Free talk for all. No booking required.

Leggate Lecture Theatre


Stuart Sutcliffe mixed-media workshop

Saturday, 29th November, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Working with artist, Juliet Staines, you will experiment with texture, pattern and colour to create your own Sutcliffe-inspired work of art. No previous art experience necessary.

Free workshop for Adults (over 16s), please book on 0151 794 2348


Xmas at the VG&M

The Victoria Gallery & Museum will have a festive feel to it this December.  In addition to a large Victorian Christmas tree with traditional decorations, a seasonal menu will also be available in the Waterhouse Cafe which will include sumptuous chef-prepared specials, festive ciabattas and homemade soups and, of course, mulled wine and mince pies.  The Waterhouse cafe provides the perfect location to take visitors or to meet friends and enjoy some festive refreshments and atmosphere. 


Wednesday, 10th December

Enjoy an afternoon of seasonal cheer in the Waterhouse Cafe and come and listen to the University of Liverpool carol singers singing all your Christmas favourites.


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