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Things to do next week

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Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile is a stage adaptation of Adelle Stripe’s eponymous novel about the defiant life of the celebrated playwright Andrea Dunbar.*

30 May-8 June, The Ambassador (


This year’s Quays Culture Summer Festival will feature an immersive sculpture, dance performances and high wire walkers. 

30 May-2 June, MediaCityUK (


Pop singer-songwriter Rita Ora continues her world tour in support of her latest album, Phoenix.

27 May, M&S Bank Arena (


Paul Merton’s Impro Chums is an improvised comedy show currently touring the UK. The group has received five-star reviews for entertaining audiences across the country and abroad.

1 June, Grand Opera House (


Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four is a thrilling new stage adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s popular novel full of adventure, romance and comedy.

30 May-1 June, Stephen Joseph Theatre (


John Ruskin: Art & Wonder is an exhibition of 150 pieces ranging from botanical studies to picturesque landscapes and showcasing the artist’s fascination with the beauty of the natural world.

29 May-15 Sept, Millennium Gallery (


The Summer Arts Market returns with stalls from over 200 contemporary artists and designers, a vintage clothing sale, local food and drink and craft workshops for children.

1 June, Liverpool Cathedral (


The award-winning play All I See Is You is a powerful and moving love story inspired by real accounts of queer life and discrimination in Bolton and Manchester from 50 years ago. 

27 May-1 June, Hope Mill Theatre (

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