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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 […]

What The Flux?
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What The Flux?

17 July to 2 August 2014 Not your usual festival, Flux Liverpool is the opportunity young creatives across Merseyside have […]

Africa Oyé Announce Eclectic Line-Up for 2014
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Africa Oyé Announce Eclectic Line-Up for 2014

It’s been a busy Summer at Africa Oyé HQ! With more globally acclaimed artists to announce, Africa Oyé won the […]

Last Chance to see Turner Exhibition at Lady Lever Gallery
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Last Chance to see Turner Exhibition at Lady Lever Gallery

The Lady Lever Art Gallery’s stunning exhibition Turner: travels, light and landscape, has broken its own visitor target, with almost 10,000 […]

Work Begins on Dazzle Ship for Liverpool Biennial 2014
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Work Begins on Dazzle Ship for Liverpool Biennial 2014

Painters from world famous shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird started work on 23 May 2014 on Dazzle Ship, […]

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival announces partnership with Radio Beirut
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Liverpool Arab Arts Festival announces partnership with Radio Beirut

LAAF (Liverpool Arab Arts Festival) will be teaming up with a new media partner Radio Beirut, which will be broadcasting several events […]

Liverpool Biennial 2014: Tickets on Sale for Michael Nyman’s Symphony No. 11 Hillsborough Memorial
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Liverpool Biennial 2014: Tickets on Sale for Michael Nyman’s Symphony No. 11 Hillsborough Memorial

Tickets are now on sale for a new work by internationally acclaimed composer Michael Nyman. His Symphony No.11 Hillsborough Memorial is presented […]

Liverpool Loves LightNight
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Liverpool Loves LightNight

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Art in Liverpool, along with rest of the city took to the streets on Friday night to […]

Leading Figures from Arts and Culture to Speak at Tourism Symposium
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Leading Figures from Arts and Culture to Speak at Tourism Symposium

  Arts Council England has pledged their generous support to The Tourism Society’s Tourism Symposium taking place in Liverpool on […]

FACT Launches Mental Health App for Young People
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FACT Launches Mental Health App for Young People

A new app has been co-created by a group of 16-25 year olds to help young people affected by mental […]

Make Your Mark on Liverpool’s LightNight
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Make Your Mark on Liverpool’s LightNight

Liverpool will once again be throwing open the doors of its internationally renowned museums, galleries and heritage sites for its […]

FACT & The Mersey Forest Create New Art Project
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FACT & The Mersey Forest Create New Art Project

A new project commissioned by FACT and The Mersey Forest is encouraging people throughout the North West to explore the […]

Museums at Night 2014: Events in Liverpool
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Museums at Night 2014: Events in Liverpool

15 – 17 May 2014 Museums at Night, the annual night-time festival of arts, heritage and culture, will take place this year over […]

The Bluecoat Restructure: Renewed Focus on Public Engagement
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The Bluecoat Restructure: Renewed Focus on Public Engagement

The Bluecoat, Liverpool’s centre for contemporary arts and the UK’s oldest arts centre, has announced a restructure which will see […]

First Artists Announced for Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2014
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First Artists Announced for Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2014

The ever-popular Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) returns to the city for a 13th consecutive year from 7-15 June 2014 and organisers are delighted to announce […]