Older people visit Pyramid to see their memories and life experiences...

Older people visit Pyramid to see their memories and life experiences on display through art A group of older people visited Pyramid arts centre today...

Tate Liverpool brings Otto Dix drawings to UK for the first...

Private drawings by the German artist Otto Dix go on display for the first time in the UK in Tate Liverpool’s upcoming exhibition Portraying a Nation: Germany

Maria Balshaw Appointed New Director of Tate

MARIA BALSHAW APPOINTED NEW DIRECTOR OF TATE Tate have announced what we all expected, Maria Balshaw has been appointed Director of Tate. Without a doubt,...

SEA GALLERIES: Plans for new galleries at Merseyside Maritime Museum

SEA GALLERIES Plans for new galleries at Merseyside Maritime Museum The £200,000 award from DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund will go towards creating a major...

Artists start crowdfunding to help fund the development of ‘Old Chinatown...

Old Chinatown is disappearing. To keep the heritage alive two artists are aiming to collect stories and objects and develop the Old Chinatown Museum in...

Art installation invites audiences to experience brain injury effects – North...

An acclaimed installation exploring an artist’s experience of falling critically ill with a rare brain infection, will premiere in Liverpool’s 17 Love Lane arts venue.

Photostories: What’s Yours?

When the website launches in February 2017, projects from across Culture Shifts will be available to view.

FACT welcomes 2016 winner of European Media Artists in Residence...

In January 2017, FACT is pleased to welcome this year’s winner of the European Media Artists in Residence Exchange (EMARE) award, Italian filmmaker Giovanni...

MDI turns LEAP into a pop up dance house for its...

MDI turns LEAP into a pop up dance house for its 25th year in Liverpool Merseyside’s multi-award winning dance organisation MDI (Merseyside Dance Initiative) launches...

An illuminating start to the Year of the Rooster

An illuminating start to the Year of the Rooster AN Ancient Chinese myth will be brought to life as part of Liverpool’s very special Chinese...

Beyond The Beaten Track to celebrate and secure a Liverpool grass...

On Saturday January 28th, The Bluecoat will host BEYOND THE BEATEN TRACK - a one-off closing party event, to celebrate Liverpool's Above the Beaten Trackfestivals.  The celebration...

Clinical Psychology Fringe Festival to bring psychology out of the therapy...

Liverpool has been chosen host the Division of Clinical Psychology’s annual conference – ‘The Future Is Now’ and Clinical Psychology Fringe Festival between 18th...

What to expect from 2017

2017 in brief Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith A year of anniversaries, archives, discovery and invention. Liverpool is going to be nothing but loud through 2017 where it...
Hato and Childwall Sports & Science Academy, Hello Future Me, 2016. Commissioned by Liverpool Biennial in partnership with Arriva. Photo: Gareth Jones

2016 Round Up

2016 Round Up Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith Walker Art Gallery hosted the biggest ever exhibition of Pre-Raphaelite work in British history; the Biennial rediscovered the city; Tate...

Walker Art Gallery to host major Victorian art exhibition in January

Walker Art Gallery to host major Victorian art exhibition in January Victorian Treasures - Walker Art Gallery - 27 Jan 2017 The impressive extent of National...

Liverpool Pride Announces Date & Theme for 2017

LIVERPOOL PRIDE ANNOUNCES DATE AND THEME FOR 2017 JULY RETURN FOR FREE FESTIVAL WITH THEME OF INTERNATIONAL LOVE   Organisers of the increasingly popular Liverpool Pride Festival have...
Yoko Ono return to Bluecoat, 2017

Jeremy Deller, Mark Leckey and Yoko Ono return to Bluecoat in...

Jeremy Deller, Mark Leckey and Yoko Ono return to Bluecoat in a 100 artist exhibition to celebrate anniversary  A specially curated exhibition, Public View, marks...
Asylum Link Merseyside, City of Sanctuary - Momuntary Monument raises money

Liverpool Biennial’s Momentary Monument raises £1224 for Asylum Link Merseyside

Liverpool Biennial's Momentary Monument raises £1224 for Asylum Link Merseyside Words, Jessica Fenna This year's edition of Liverpool Biennial may have come to an end but...

Primary School Children and Artists Celebrate The Liverpool to Manchester Railway

THE DAY THE WORLD GOT SMALLER: PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN AND ARTISTS CELEBRATE THE HISTORY OF THE LIVERPOOL TO MANCHESTER RAILWAY Local arts organisation METAL presents a...
Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2017

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival wins Big Lottery Funding to hold a...

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival wins Big Lottery Funding to hold a public celebration of Eid One-day event set for 8th July 2017. Liverpool Arab Arts Festival  (LAAF) will...

Northwest agencies, Nonconform & Polymorph, commissioned to unlock hidden treasures of...

Northwest agencies, Nonconform & Polymorph, commissioned to help unlock hidden treasures of Liverpool’s oldest building Nonconform and Polymorph will develop the My Bluecoat digital...

Interview: Bryan Biggs, on Bluecoat’s 300th anniversary

Bryan Biggs, on Bluecoat’s 300th anniversary Interview, Patrick Kirk-Smith Ahead of Bluecoat’s 300th anniversary year in 2017 we met with Bryan Biggs, Artistic Director of Bluecoat...

National Museums Liverpool’s exhibitions programme for 2017

National Museums Liverpool has announced its exhibition programme for 2017, across its eight museums and galleries. The year will not only include the openings of...

Rose Lane Studios, A New Art Venue for South Liverpool

Rose Lane Studios, A New Art Venue for South Liverpool After months delivering his art classes in church halls artist Paul Gatenby has opened Rose...
bluecoat 300 year history

Bluecoat Receives Major Funding to Reveal 300 Year History

BLUECOAT RECEIVES MAJOR FUNDING FROM NATIONAL LOTTERY PLAYERS TO REVEAL 300 YEAR HISTORY Bluecoat, Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, has been awarded a £210,000...

40 Years of Open Eye Gallery: 1977-2017

40 YEARS OF OPEN EYE GALLERY: 1977-2017 Join us for an exciting year ahead as we launch our 40th birthday celebrations. Over this period, Open...

Eleanor Rathbone artwork unveiled in Greenbank Park

ARTWORK commemorating Eleanor Rathbone, one of Liverpool’s greatest political figures, is set to be unveiled. The work by renowned artist Lulu Quinn is located in...

The British Music Experience Announces Recruitment Day

THE BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE ANNOUNCES RECRUITMENT DAY New Liverpool Museum to audition 40 posts on 10 December 2016 The British Music Experience has announced a recruitment...

Liverpool-based charity aims to help isolated older people this Christmas.

In the UK today, one million older people will make it to the end of the month without speaking to anyone. Liverpool-based charity The...

Winter Arts Market 2016: full details revealed!

Winter Arts Market 2016: full details revealed! —      Over 200 artists, designers & makers —      Festive Food Fair —      Vintage Fair —      Craft Lab for children —      Live performances Event details Winter Arts Market Saturday 3 December...

The Royal Standard have moved!

The Royal Standard have moved. Here's what they had to say We’re back! After a quiet period at The Royal Standard we can finally announce that...

Tickets on sale for the new British Music Experience in Liverpool’s...

BME Tickets go on sale at 12pm today and will be available from The British Music Experience website and ticket hotline. The British Music Experience announced...

Snowflakes for City Centre Confirmed This Christmas

SNOWFLAKES FOR CITY CENTRE CONFIRMED THIS CHRISTMAS! The Snowflake Trail 1 December – 3 January 2017 12 successful snowflake artists & their designs...

Liverpool Girl Geeks celebrate successes of girl coders at FACT

Liverpool Girl Geeks celebrate successes of girl coders at FACT Liverpool Girl Geek Academy Celebration Tuesday 15 November 2016 6.30pm – 8.30pm, The Box at FACT On Tuesday...

Bluecoat announce 300th anniversary programme for 2017

Jeremy Deller, Mark Leckey and Yoko Ono among artists announced in Bluecoat’s 300th anniversary programme for 2017 UK’s oldest arts centre to celebrate its building’s...

Nonconform to redevelop brand for Unity Theatre

Nonconform to redevelop brand for Unity Theatre Unity Theatre, a key asset in the Liverpool city region’s cultural offer, will reopen in April 2017 after a...

The Atkinson Wins Most Family Friendly Award

The Atkinson Wins Most Family Friendly Award The Atkinson, Sefton’s family arts venue won the Most Family Friendly Venue award at the 2016 Southport Ambassador...
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Donal Moloney wins John Moores 2016 Visitors Choice Prize

DONAL MOLONEY WINS JOHN MOORES 2016 VISITORS’ CHOICE   Manchester-based artist scoops £2,016 award, sponsored by Rathbones Watch our video interview with the Prize winner here   Visitors...

Metal Liverpool calls for votes to bag a share of £12.5million...

Metal Liverpool calls for votes to bag a share of £12.5million Tesco Bags of Help carrier bag charge fund. Local arts organisation Metal Liverpool, based...

Civic honours announced: Liverpool’s creative leaders are set to be honoured...

Civic honours announced INDIVIDUALS from the worlds of film, music, art and education are set to be honoured by the city. An extraordinary council meeting taking...