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Grant awarded to Lady Lever Art Gallery
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Grant awarded to Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever has recently received a generous grant which will hugely benefit the gallery’s collections and the visitor experience. A Napoleon […]

Expect Film, Art and Music at the Liverpool Irish Festival
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Expect Film, Art and Music at the Liverpool Irish Festival

23 October – 2 November 2014 The 12th Liverpool Irish Festival returns to the city from tomorrow, celebrating Liverpool’s unique relationship […]

Identity, Collaboration and Creation: 2014 Cornerstone Arts Festival
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Identity, Collaboration and Creation: 2014 Cornerstone Arts Festival

21 – 29 November 2014 Explorations of identity, collaboration and the creative process are at the heart of this year’s […]

Get Into This Awards Return for 2015
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Get Into This Awards Return for 2015

Liverpool’s premier new music prize The GIT Award is back for its fourth successive year. The process to find the 12 shortlisted […]

Liverpool Biennial Announce New Wheels Park Commission for Everton Park
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Liverpool Biennial Announce New Wheels Park Commission for Everton Park

Have you heard? Liverpool Biennial, in partnership with Liverpool City Council, Liverpool Vision and Friends of Everton Park have commissioned […]

An Arty Autumn Break in Liverpool
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An Arty Autumn Break in Liverpool

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor The Liverpool Biennial may be at an end for 2014, but as a city renowned […]

Rose Wylie Claims UK Painting’s Biggest Prize
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Rose Wylie Claims UK Painting’s Biggest Prize

80-year-old artist scoops £25,000 first prize, sponsored by David M Robinson Rose Wylie was announced the 29th winner of the John […]

International Slavery Museum to use Grant to Develop Collections
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International Slavery Museum to use Grant to Develop Collections

The International Slavery Museum has received a big funding boost to help develop its collections. On Tuesday 7 October, it was […]

The City Speaks: DaDaFest Podcast
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The City Speaks: DaDaFest Podcast

Liverpool has a rich and contradictory history. Everybody here has a story, and you can’t walk the streets of Liverpool […]

Tracey Emin’s bed travels to Tate Liverpool
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Tracey Emin’s bed travels to Tate Liverpool

Iconic art works will be lent to museums and galleries all over the UK giving audiences the chance to see […]

the Bluecoat to Launch ‘lost’ Malcolm Lowry Novel
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the Bluecoat to Launch ‘lost’ Malcolm Lowry Novel

The Bluecoat’s annual celebration of Merseyside-born writer, Malcolm Lowry (1909-57) will feature the European launch of his ‘lost’ novel In Ballast […]

Liverpool’s Museums: Programme for the Older Generation
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Liverpool’s Museums: Programme for the Older Generation

29 September – 5 October 2014 Open Daily 10am-5pm Free Entry Older People’s Day takes place on Wednesday 1 October, and National […]

The Reader Secures International Centre for Reading and Wellbeing
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The Reader Secures International Centre for Reading and Wellbeing

The Reader Organisation, a national charitable social enterprise have this week signed a lease with Liverpool City Council for Calderstones […]

Re:Bourne: Lord of the Flies
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Re:Bourne: Lord of the Flies

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor An dance adaptation of William Golding’s classic dystopian novel is currently playing at Liverpool’s Empire […]

Winner of UK’s biggest Painting Prize to be Revealed…
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Winner of UK’s biggest Painting Prize to be Revealed…

The first prize winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2014 will be revealed on 19 September at the Walker Art Gallery. […]

World Renowned Artist Exhibits with PARTIA
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World Renowned Artist Exhibits with PARTIA

The hospital arts team at Aintree have secured paintings from one of China’s leading artists for their next exhibition. The […]

the Bluecoat Launches ‘the Bluecoat Quarter’
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the Bluecoat Launches ‘the Bluecoat Quarter’

Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, the Bluecoat is launching ‘the Bluecoat Quarter’ on 20 September, to create a unique space […]

In Photos: The Great Send Off
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In Photos: The Great Send Off

Photographs by  Neil Murphy, The Right Profile Images Last Sunday, over 1,000 people marched through Chester to remember soldiers who fought in […]

What does Independence mean for Liverpool’s Creative sector?
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What does Independence mean for Liverpool’s Creative sector?

A conference held by Edge Hill University’s Institute for Creative Enterprise (ICE) on 4 and 5 September will discuss what ‘independence’ means […]

Preview: Above the Beaten Track at the Bluecoat
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Preview: Above the Beaten Track at the Bluecoat

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor This weekend, the Bluecoat will be transformed for the resurrection of Above the Beaten Track […]

Laurence Payot at Dunstable Wind Charming Day
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Laurence Payot at Dunstable Wind Charming Day

Liverpool artist Laurence Payot was commissioned last year by Bedford Creative Arts to create Dunstable Wind Charming Day, a new folklore celebration […]

World Museum: Page to Stage Festival
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World Museum: Page to Stage Festival

Liverpool’s World Museum is set to host the Page to Stage Festival for six of its fourteen day run this […]

OMD Play “Dazzle Ships” at Museum of Liverpool
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OMD Play “Dazzle Ships” at Museum of Liverpool

Music legends Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark are to play an exclusive concert at the Museum of Liverpool. OMD have […]

We Hope This Isn’t Goodbye: Liverpool Academy of Arts
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We Hope This Isn’t Goodbye: Liverpool Academy of Arts

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor As many of you have probably already heard, Liverpool Academy of Arts, a venue which […]

A Keepsake from Festival of Firsts
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A Keepsake from Festival of Firsts

To celebrate the top photographers from this year’s Reflect competition, Wirral Festival of Firsts has awarded each finalist a framed […]

What’s next for Festival of Firsts?
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What’s next for Festival of Firsts?

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Earlier this year, when Wirral Festival of Firsts 2014 announced its full programme, organisers boasted […]

Liverpool Hope University Playwriting Prize Attracts 200 Scripts
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Liverpool Hope University Playwriting Prize Attracts 200 Scripts

It was a tight squeeze at the offices of the Liverpool Royal Court – as the theatre took delivery of […]

Liverpool Gets Crafty at the Summer Arts Market
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Liverpool Gets Crafty at the Summer Arts Market

On Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 July, Open Culture’s second edition of the Summer Arts Market captured the imagination of […]

Frank Cottrell Boyce donates 5,000 words to City of Readers
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Frank Cottrell Boyce donates 5,000 words to City of Readers

The first instalment of Frank Cottrell Boyce’s innovative online serial, The Menlove Treasure is due to be released on Monday […]

Flux Liverpool: Groundbreaking Youth Arts Festival Launches
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Flux Liverpool: Groundbreaking Youth Arts Festival Launches

17 July – 2 August 2014 Flux Liverpool is a new pioneering arts festival engineered by young people, created for […]

National Recognition for The Atkinson and its Collections
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National Recognition for The Atkinson and its Collections

The Atkinson is one of just six museums, and the only organisation in the North West, to be awarded funding from the Esmée […]

Liverpool One Window Dedicated to John Moores Painting Prize Finalists
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Liverpool One Window Dedicated to John Moores Painting Prize Finalists

To celebrate the announcement of the five finalists for the John Moores Painting Prize, sponsors David M Robinson has dedicated […]

John Moores Shortlist Announced
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John Moores Shortlist Announced

Five artists in running for UK’s biggest painting prize. The prizewinners of the John Moores Painting Prize 2014 are (in […]

Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2014 Winner Announced
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Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2014 Winner Announced

John Burnside has been announced as the winner of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2014 with his collection Something […]

The Bluecoat Secures Three-Year Funding
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The Bluecoat Secures Three-Year Funding

The Bluecoat last week welcomed news that it has secured funding for a three-year period, 2015-2018, from Arts Council England, […]

Edge Hill University Open Air Theatre: Robin Hood
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Edge Hill University Open Air Theatre: Robin Hood

13 July 2014 15.30 (gates open 14.30) Tickets £15 / £13 concs / £5 Edge Hill University students / Family ticket: […]

Whitworth Gallery to Reopen this October
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Whitworth Gallery to Reopen this October

Whitworth Art Gallery, part of The University of Manchester, will reopen its doors on Saturday 25 October 2014 following a £15 […]

Young People Take Over Liverpool Arts:  Flux Liverpool Festival Line-up Released
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Young People Take Over Liverpool Arts: Flux Liverpool Festival Line-up Released

17 July – 2 August 2014 Flux Liverpool is a new pioneering arts festival engineered by young people, created for […]

The Reader: The The Oriel Singers in Concert
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The Reader: The The Oriel Singers in Concert

5 July 2014 14.30 – 16.00 Tickets £5 Come along for an afternoon of upbeat music and jazz classics, bring […]

Vote for your Local Gallery: Liverpool Museum
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Vote for your Local Gallery: Liverpool Museum

The Museum of Liverpool needs local support as it competes for votes and the chance to shine on BBC One […]

Festival of Firsts: Photography Competition Winners
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Festival of Firsts: Photography Competition Winners

From a selection of over 50 entries, a shortlist of ten finalists was selected by Art in Liverpool editor Sinead Nunes, […]

2014 Liverpool Art Prize Winner Revealed
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2014 Liverpool Art Prize Winner Revealed

Tabitha Jussa has been announced as the winner of this year’s Liverpool Art Prize at a special awards ceremony at Metal, Edge Hill Station, […]

Dazzle Ship Launch
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Dazzle Ship Launch

The vibrant ‘dazzle’ designs, which were used extensively during the First World War as a means of camouflaging war ships, are […]

Wirral Festival of Firsts: Full Programme Announced
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Wirral Festival of Firsts: Full Programme Announced

5 -13 July 2014 This is truly the international community arts festival with a difference! You just have to cast your eye […]

Festival Of Firsts Photography Competition: Shortlist
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Festival Of Firsts Photography Competition: Shortlist

For Wirral Festival of Firsts, Art in Liverpool teamed up with the organisers and Art Club to judge a prolific […]

A New Coastal Project for Sefton
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A New Coastal Project for Sefton

The Atkinson is leading an ambitious new Sefton-wide arts project that explores the environment, sounds and images of our remarkable coastline […]

Just 2 Weeks until 2014 Art Prize Winner Announced
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Just 2 Weeks until 2014 Art Prize Winner Announced

It is now only 2 weeks until this year’s Liverpool Art Prize winner is announced, which will take place at a special […]

The Negligent Eye: Publication
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The Negligent Eye: Publication

The Negligent Eye £8 / special exhibition price (till 15 June) £5 A publication marking The Negligent Eye, a successful collaboration between […]

Brouhaha International Street Festival Back for 23rd Year
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Brouhaha International Street Festival Back for 23rd Year

The Brouhaha International Street Festival will be back for its 23rd year and this year will be ‘bigger, bolder and brighter than ever’ […]

James McNeill Whistler at the Bluecoat: Liverpool Biennial 2014
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James McNeill Whistler at the Bluecoat: Liverpool Biennial 2014

The Bluecoat will present the work of American painter James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) as part of the Liverpool Biennial 2014 Exhibition A […]