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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 […]

Liverpool Art Prize…3 Weeks to go!
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Liverpool Art Prize…3 Weeks to go!

On Friday 9 May the Liverpool Art Prize will once again return to the city for its 7th successive year. Managed by Metal, the Art Prize […]

Forest Swords crowned GIT Award 2014 winner
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Forest Swords crowned GIT Award 2014 winner

Forest Swords aka Wirral musician Matthew Barnes was crowned GIT Award 2014 winner at a lavish celebration of Liverpool’s thriving music scene at […]

LightNight and LJMU Join Forces to Remember WW1
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LightNight and LJMU Join Forces to Remember WW1

Open Culture is proud to announce Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and LightNight have joined forces to create a partnership for 2014. LJMU are […]

John Moores Painting Prize 2014 Longlist Announced
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John Moores Painting Prize 2014 Longlist Announced

Once again the Walker Art Gallery brings a fascinating array of approaches to one of art’s most traditional mediums when […]

Liverpool Biennial 2014 Programme Announced
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Liverpool Biennial 2014 Programme Announced

The programme of Liverpool Biennial 2014, which will take place from 5 July – 26 October 2014, was announced today […]

300 Children Commemorate D-Day Anniversary at Liverpool Cathedral
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300 Children Commemorate D-Day Anniversary at Liverpool Cathedral

More than 300 children from across the city will commemorate the 70thanniversary of D-Day at Liverpool Cathedral. The Big Sing: […]

The Reader Gallery: The Unforgotten Coat
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The Reader Gallery: The Unforgotten Coat

4 – 19 April 2014 11.00 – 17.00 (closed Mondays and Bank Holidays) Free entry The brand new Reader Gallery […]

LightNight 2014: Liverpool’s Culture Crawl Returns
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LightNight 2014: Liverpool’s Culture Crawl Returns

Friday 16 May 2014 16.00 – late Over 130 FREE events across Liverpool city centre Liverpool’s LightNight is back for […]

When I was Little: Memory Resource Launched at Museum of Liverpool
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When I was Little: Memory Resource Launched at Museum of Liverpool

National Museums Liverpool has joined with Alzheimer’s Society ambassador and chair of the Dementia 4 Schools project, Angela Rippon, to launch a […]

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival returns for 2014
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Liverpool Arab Arts Festival returns for 2014

The ever-popular Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) returns to the city for a 13th consecutive year from 7 – 15 June 2014. Boasting a huge […]

dot-art Schools invites Public to Judge Competition
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dot-art Schools invites Public to Judge Competition

dot-art Schools, an inter-school art competition for year 6 and year 9 students across the Liverpool City Region, has announced […]

Dazzleship on Liverpool Waterfront as Part of 14-18 NOW
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Dazzleship on Liverpool Waterfront as Part of 14-18 NOW

Liverpool Biennial, the UK Biennial of contemporary art, and Tate Liverpool will jointly commission Carlos Cruz-Diez to work with the […]

FACT & LJMU turn Minecraft into Exciting Classroom Tool
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FACT & LJMU turn Minecraft into Exciting Classroom Tool

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor A new exhibition at FACT (12 – 18 March) has been displaying the work of […]