Merseyside artists exhibit for Liverpool Mental Health Festival

Launching on 7th October at Unit 51 and on 10th October (World Mental Health Day), at Constellations, the exhibition will be on show until Sunday 16th October.

Threshold reveals theme for 2017 festival

Threshold reveals theme for 2017 festival and invites Visual Artists to showcase work Threshold Festival, Liverpool's home-made celebration of music and arts, has revealed the...

The Button Boutiques Gemma Longworth on Channel 4’s new Find It...

Find It Fix It Flog It is a new 20-part daytime series presented by Henry Cole and Simon O’Brien Across the UK, millions of pounds...

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival ready to launch

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival will launch on Friday 30 September with the announcement of the open competition winners and a ‘cultural crawl’ tour of...

Ground Breaking Exhibitions Curated by Learning Disabled Adults to Open at...

GROUND BREAKING EXHIBITIONS CURATED BY LEARNING DISABLED ADULTS TO OPEN AT BLUECOAT   Bluecoat has pioneered a ground-breaking approach to exhibition curation by empowering learning...

North West Fashion Festival: Offering a career-boosting showcase to graduates and...

Offering a career-boosting showcase to graduates and budding designers, as well as unveiling exciting new collections

Chinese Arts Space to present Project New Earth at The Black-E

Chinese Arts Space presents: Project New Earth A hundred years after they were recruited, the long forgotten contribution of the Chinese Labour Corps during WWI is...

See The Dark Side of The City in Liverpool Filmmaker’s New...

SEE THE DARK SIDE OF THE CITY IN LIVERPOOL FILMMAKER’S NEW FILM, WILDCARDS A dark new thriller is in production on the streets of Liverpool, and...

Project finally solves mystery of who built Liverpool’s oldest city centre...

Built in the Queen Anne-style, Bluecoat has been in almost continuous use since 1717. It was founded as a charity school.

Threshold invites artists to apply for 2017 festival in Baltic Triangle

Threshold Festival, Liverpool's home-made celebration of music and arts, has opened submissions for its 2017 event.

Liverpool Irish Festival returns

Liverpool Irish Festival returns LIF 2016 asks - are you the old or the new? Liverpool Irish Festival returns in October with a programme of culture,...

Organisations Celebrate Beatles World Premiere

Cavern City Tours, Liverpool ONE, The Beatles Story Liverpool Town Hall, BBC Radio Merseyside and the Tourist Information Centres are all signed up and will be putting on a host of unmissable activities

News: Epstein Theatre wins Heritage Lottery Fund Support

THE EPSTEIN THEATRE CELEBRATES WINNING HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND SUPPORT The Epstein Theatre has received £46,300.00 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project,...

Liverpool rolls out red carpet for World Premiere of Beatles film

LIVERPOOL is to host the World Premiere of one of the most highly anticipated documentary feature films of the year.

Liverpool Museums are Dementia Experts

National Museums Liverpool has become the first organisation to pilot a ‘Tier 2’ dementia training programme within professional health and social care settings

News: Glass Bicycles Take to the Air for the Tour of...

Over 25 bicycles and numerous parts have been turned into a huge sculpture for Tatton Park to welcome the race.

Eight-days-a-week: Beatles poster artist, Tony Booth, holds his first ever exhibition

He will be designing the anniversary poster in the same size and in the same style as the original poster he hand-painted for The Grand Opening of the club on 16th January 1957.

Liverpool: City of Producers

This film was produced as much to celebrate everything that is already happening, as much as to promote new ideas bringing themselves to the end of the M62.

Open Eye appoints new writer in residence: Pauline Rowe

Open Eye Gallery is delighted to appoint Liverpool based poet Pauline Rowe as our first Writer in Residence. Over the next five months Pauline...

Hugging the Canal: Two artists set off to walk the 127...

Atists Simon Woolham and Jennifer Reid are walking the 127 miles of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, expecting to complete their journey in Liverpool on Friday 12 August 2016.

Afro-Blues Duo, Amadou and Mariam, to Headline DaDaFest International 2016

We are really excited and cannot wait to be returning to the UK in December to perform at DaDaFest!

Lime Street regeneration approved by Court of Appeal

THE £39 million regeneration of Lime Street in Liverpool is set to go-ahead after the Court of Appeal comprehensively rejected a bid by SAVE Britain’s Heritage
Littlewoods Building Murals, Liverpool, May 2016. Photo c. artinliverpool

Record breaking year for filming in Liverpool

Record breaking year for filming in Liverpool A RECORD number of film and TV productions were made on location in Liverpool last year. A report going...

Liverpool Pride 2016: Saturday’s march route confirmed throughout the city centre

Excitement is mounting and the countdown is on as the city prepares to celebrate the all new Liverpool Pride Festival 2016 this weekend.

Bluecoat secures £150,000 Arts Council funding

“Our programmes make a huge difference to the lives of primary school children, people with learning disabilities, families and the many other groups that make up our diverse and wonderful city. This funding will help us to create a sustainable organisation that will continue to do that for decades to come."

Two Week Countdown to Liverpool Loves Festival

Liverpool Loves 2016 has officially been launched and the two-week countdown is now underway until the event returns to Pier Head Liverpool.

Galkoff’s Butchers: Local Heritage Project Gains Support

With its rich history and culture Liverpool is never short of a potential research project. In this instance Liverpool School for Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and National Museums Liverpool, have come together to investigate the history of court housing and the former Galkoff’s butchers shop.

SkyArts: Merseyside has the best art detectives

70% of respondents have identified fakes among a collection of animal paintings at Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool and 59% have correctly identified the fake English Portrait at Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight, Wirral

Liverpool Pride: City’s Iconic Buildings set to come out of the...

Some of Liverpool’s most iconic buildings and venues will be lit up in the colours of the iconic Rainbow Flag as part of Liverpool Pride 2016.

Calderstones Beach returns

After a successful first year, the urban beach is coming back to Calderstones Park again for the summer holidays.
Carter Preston exhibition Winner 2016, Lanty Ball

Carter Preston Prize Exhibition Winner announced at Bluecoat Display Centre

Bluecoat Display Centre are very pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural Carter Preston Exhibition Prize 2016 is ceramic artist Lanty Ball.
Liverpool Biennial Launch, photo by Tony Knox

Liverpool Biennial 2016, a first impression

Forty-four artists, twenty-two sites, six episodes and eleven dedicated curators present the ninth Liverpool Biennial opening this Saturday announced the Biennial Director Sally Tallant at the opening conference in Tate Liverpool.
Squint (19), 2015, Michael Simpson

Michael Simpson Wins the John Moores Painting Prize 2016

The winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2016 is artist Michael Simpson with his painting Squint (19). He receives the £25,000 first prize for his work,

Liverpool Biennial 2016

From Saturday 9 July to Sunday 16 October 2016 Liverpool Biennial once again takes over the city, with free exhibitions, performances and events by international artists presented across more than 20 locations.

Cunard Building to Celebrate 100 Years – Sat 2 July 2016

Saturday 2 July 2016 marks the centenary of the Cunard Building, and there are plans in place to make sure it is a very happy birthday for the iconic venue.
Rachel Higham

FACT Announces New Chair of the Board

The UK’s leading media arts centre FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), based in Liverpool, has announced technology leader Rachel Higham as new Chair of the Board, taking over from Sarah Fisher.
Hato and Childwall Sports & Science Academy, Hello Future Me, 2016. Commissioned by Liverpool Biennial in partnership with Arriva. Photo: Gareth Jones

Liverpool Biennial ‘Space Bus’ Launched

Designed by pupils from Childwall Sports & Science Academy, with artists and designers Hato, the bus features coded messages from outer space for the future of Liverpool, to be interpreted by its citizens.

Shortlist Announced for the John Moores Painting Prize 2016

The Walker Art Gallery has revealed the names of the five artists shortlisted for the prestigious John Moores Painting Prize 2016. Of the five artists, one will be awarded the £25,000 first prize, with the other shortlisted prizewinners each receiving £2,500.
Flyover Festival 2016

The Flyover Summer Takeover

Over six days from June to September, a summer festival welcomes artists, musicians, dancers, walkers, rider and food makers for a festival of culture and community on the urban flyover.
Yunchul Kim 'Effulge' 2011

CERN and FACT International Award Winner Announced in Liverpool

The winner of the COLLIDE International Award – a new collaboration between CERN and FACT – was granted today to South Korean artist, Yunchul Kim.

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