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Chester Performs Announce Festivals for 2015
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Chester Performs Announce Festivals for 2015

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Chester Performs have just announced their yearlong programme of events and festivals for 2015. Featuring […]

NML Receive Funds to Support LGBT collections
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NML Receive Funds to Support LGBT collections

National Museums Liverpool has been awarded a significant grant to fund research into its Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) […]

Arena: Christmas Bauble Auction
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Arena: Christmas Bauble Auction

Arena Studios & Gallery is proud to announce the 8th annual collection of Artist Christmas Baubles.These collections celebrate the artistic talent […]

Shortlisted 10 Announced for Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize
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Shortlisted 10 Announced for Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize

Last week, as part of the Cornerstone Arts Festival, members of the public were invited to Hope Liverpool’s creative campus to […]

Baltic Creative unveils McKeown Rice Exhibition Space
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Baltic Creative unveils McKeown Rice Exhibition Space

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Last Thursday, Baltic Creative CIC celebrated its fifth birthday and launched a brand new exhibition space […]

Be Part of Sound City 2015!
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Be Part of Sound City 2015!

Sound City has enlisted the help of a panel of some of the most influential music bookers, promoters and industry […]

Big News for two Major Social Projects in Liverpool
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Big News for two Major Social Projects in Liverpool

Liverpool is the only city in the country to have secured two significant capital investments out of 6 successful bids […]

Albert Dock Art Clash puts Local Artists on the International Map
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Albert Dock Art Clash puts Local Artists on the International Map

Liverpool’s Albert Dock was host to an exclusive art event last week courtesy of New York City art group, Conception Events. […]

World War One Christmas Truce Honoured by artist Jean Maskell
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World War One Christmas Truce Honoured by artist Jean Maskell

A ceramic Christmas cake sculpture to honour the memory of the Christmas truce is on display at the Rathbone Gallery. […]

A Closer Look at the Winter Arts Market
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A Closer Look at the Winter Arts Market

The Winter Arts Market, Merseyside’s largest arts and crafts market returns to St George’s Hall on 6 & 7 December […]

New Festival Celebrates Liverpool’s Culture
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New Festival Celebrates Liverpool’s Culture

Next summer, from 6 – 8 August at the Pier Head, the city is set to welcome a brand new festival: Liverpool Loves, […]

Juliette Losq is the Visitor’s Choice Winner
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Juliette Losq is the Visitor’s Choice Winner

Rose Wylie may have scooped the top prize this year but now the public have had their say… Juliette Losq’s enormous […]

Unsung Heroes: Sound City Music Conference returns for 2015
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Unsung Heroes: Sound City Music Conference returns for 2015

Liverpool’s number one music conference announces a new home, first acts and a partnership with Primavera Sound. This year, the […]

Homotopia announce 2014 Festival Programme
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Homotopia announce 2014 Festival Programme

Having secured Homotopia’s future for another 3 years with renewed Arts Council support we are delighted to present the 2014 […]

Unique Interactive Digital Art Project at Edge Hill University
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Unique Interactive Digital Art Project at Edge Hill University

An innovative cross-platform art project is to take place at Edge Hill University this November. Florilegium draws on the research of […]

Morrissey & Marr support DaDaFest Programme
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Morrissey & Marr support DaDaFest Programme

To obtain the rights to perform any Smith’s song in a dramatic piece of work is extremely rare – in […]

Riddle Me This
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Riddle Me This

This artwork by Grant Searl is one of a series which have been commissioned for the Liverpool loop stations. Each piece […]

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 […]