Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park hosts a wide range of events for all the family. This includes sports, arts, community and celebration events, fairs, conferences, theatre performances and shows.
For more information about sports and leisure facilities please visit Active Knowsley.
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Friday 11 November, 7pm
See Shakespeare performed as you've never seen it before!
Shakespeare Schools Festival is proud to present a series of unique performances by young people from Knowsley.
Come and celebrate the future of Shakespeare with your local schools.
All are welcome to this inspiring evening of theatre. Whether you are a parent, friend or another local school, SSF is a wonderful way to experience the language, magic and possibilities of Shakespeare.
Shakespeare Schools Festival is the UK’s largest youth drama festival and enables over 1,000 primary, secondary, and special schools to stage abridged Shakespeare productions in their local professional theatre.
Please contact the box office direct for a list of schools and the plays they are performing.
“I am delighted that Shakespeare Schools Festival, through its reach across the UK, is enabling new generations of young people to discover why he is still the world's greatest playwright. I am very proud to be a patron of Shakespeare Schools Festival.” Dame Judi Dench, SSF Patron
For adults and children alike an evening at Shakespeare Schools Festival will be a night to be treasured and remembered!
This year's performances:
- Julius Caesar: Northwood Community Primary School, Knowsley
- Macbeth: St. Gabriel’s CE Primary Schoo, Knowsley
- Romeo & Juliet: St. Joseph’s RC Primary School, Huyton
- The Tempest: Evelyn Primary School, Prescot
Performances start at 7pm. Ticket prices: £9/£7. Group rate £6.50
Call 0151 443 2200 for tickets.
Trio Entertainment in Association with Knowsley Council Proudly Present
A Magical Pantomime!
Saturday 3rd December 7pm
Sunday 4th December 1 and 5pm plus school days*
Mirror, Mirror on the wall, Which is the most spectacular pantomime of all? Join Snow White this Christmas in her fairytale adventure of a lifetime. Will Prince Lorenzo rescue his beloved Snow White from the Wicked Queen's evil spells? Will the Queens henchmen complete his perilous task upon the Princess? Will the Seven Dwarfs get to the Poisoned apple before Snow White?
There is only one way to find out! Book your tickets and join Dame Nanny Annie, the Hilarious Muddles, a handsome Prince and of course Snow White's seven little friends this Christmas in this magical family pantomime!
Starring Joshua Pascoe (Ben Mitchell in Eastenders) as Muddles and Steven Arnold (Coronation Street's Ashley Peacock) as the voice and image of the Magic Mirror.
Meanwhile, Merseyside's own singer /actress Kate Greenwood stars as Snow White, and Victoria Roberts is back by popular demand as The Wicked Queen.
Great news - a new addition to the cast is Paul Duckworth who is well known locally for his regular appearances at The Royal Court Theatre in Liverpool and also for appearing in Brookside for a short period as Dame.
- Monday 5th December 10am and 1.30pm shows
- Tuesday 6th December 10am and 1.30pm shows
With an all star cast to be announced!
Tickets £10 Adults / £8 Concessions/Children
Telephone 0151 443 2200
Alice in Wonderland
Saturday 15th April 2017 2.30pm
Immersion Theatre’s biggest family musical to date, a top quality, high energy, larger-than-life Easter musical adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, is coming to Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park in April 2017. Imagination runs wild and logic is abandoned in this fantastical, larger-than-life musical brimming with nonsensical fun and excitement for the entire family.
Follow Alice and the White Rabbit as they set off on a colourful, topsy-turvy adventure like no other and meet a host of outlandish characters including the troublesome twins, Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee, the notorious Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire cat and of course, the Mad-as a bat-Hatter!
Immersion Theatre proudly bring their trademark energy to their most spectacularly bonkers show to date, as children and adults alike are invited to join in the hilarity of seeing this classic story brought vividly to life. You’d be mad to miss it!
Adult Tickets £10 / Children and Concessions £8. Plus there is a family ticket of £34 (2 adults, 2 children).
Tickets available by calling 0151 443 2200 or book online.
About Immersion Theatre
Immersion Theatre is an award-nominated touring company who is fast developing a reputation as a producer of top quality drama and family theatre. Established in 2010 by producers and STAGE ONE alumni, James Tobias and Rochelle Parry, they have played some of the country’s most prestigious theatres and playhouses, built up a notable portfolio of critically-acclaimed work, and developed a reputation for producing exciting, powerful and accessible theatre of a superb quality.
How to book
You can book tickets for events at Knowsley Leisure & Culture Park:
- By calling 0151 443 2200 (unless stated otherwise)
- Online (where stated)
- At the venue (where stated). On some occasions, tickets may also be available to purchase at other Knowsley leisure centres.
Concessions and ticket offers
Concessionary rates for tickets are available for some events. In general concessions and offers will be available for the following:
- Young people under 16 years of age
- Senior Citizens
- All Active Knowsley members with a gold, silver or swimming membership (only available by purchasing over the phone or at the site
- Disabled adults/Carers
Concessionary rates for some events may differ e.g. for Mersey Tigers events. Please refer to their guidelines for these details
- Group offer: buy ten tickets and get one free
- Family ticket (where applicable): two adults and two children under 16.
Getting here and accessible features
How to get to Knowsley Leisure and Culture park and accessible features such as wheelchair access.