What’s on in Liverpool this weekend: Concert by Candlelight and Les Miserables

Last chance to catch a festive panto, concert by candlelight and Les Miserables at The Empire

Goldilocks And The Three Bears - Theatre Royal

It's your last chance to see St Helens Theatre Royal's Christmas panto, Goldilocks And The Three Bears. With Hollyoaks actor David Tag leading the cast, it has all the fun of the circus! No, seriously, the show includes circus skills and stunts performed by cast members who have been training for six months to master several skills, including aerial skills and hoops. That runs until 9 January.

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Les Misérables - Liverpool Empire

Returning by popular demand following a sell-out run, Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Les Misérables has returned to the Liverpool Empire for 2022. This new staging has been hailed "Les Mis for the 21st Century". With scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, songs including I Dreamed a Dream, One Day More, Master Of The House and many more. Seen by over 120 million people worldwide in 52 countries and 22 languages, it's here until the 22 January.

Sefton Park Palm House. Image: Shutterstock

Concert by Candlelight - Sefton Park Palm House

Mozart and Vivaldi, as you've never seen before at Sefton Park Palm House. Candlelight Concerts is a musical ode to nature at this unique and exotic location, with plants and wildlife from five continents. The grade two listed building will be filled with candlelight and heavenly music. You don't need to know all things Vivaldi and Mozart to enjoy the evening though you're sure to be familiar with some of the music. That is taking place on Wednesday 12 January.

Beauty And The Beast - The Epstein Theatre

If you're not ready to let go of the Christmas spirit, then there is still a chance to catch Beauty And The Beast at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool. This is the timeless story of Belle, a beautiful young woman who falls in love with the most unexpected of princes, who has been cursed to look like a hideous beast. Star of The Bill and Footballers Wives Ben Richards leads the cast as Gaston. The pantomime is the first live performance in the city centre venue since it closed its doors in March 2020 as part of the Government national Covid-19 lockdown. The show runs until Sunday, 9 January.