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...

Black Panther Newspapers arrive at the International Slavery Museum

Black Panther Newspapers arrive at the International Slavery Museum Article first published by National Museums Liverpool blog: here October is the 50th anniversary of the founding of...

MDI Launch Kickstarter for LEAP 2017

LEAP is MDI's festival of world class dance presented in Liverpool. 2017 is the 25th anniversary.  MDI (Merseyside Dance Initiative) is a charity and one...

Young carers design Pyramid mural to celebrate town’s heritage

Young carers design Pyramid mural to celebrate town’s heritage Children as young as eight who act as carers for their loved ones have seen their...

Bluecoat Welcomes New Chair, Peter Mearns

Bluecoat today announces Peter Mearns as the new Chair of its Board, taking up his appointment in November 2016.

The Summer of Love returns to Liverpool for 2017

The Summer of Love returns to Liverpool Liverpool is to play host to a season of events and performances marking the 50th anniversary of the...

DaDaFest Announces the Full Programme of Events for its 2016 Festival

DaDaFest Announces the Full Programme of Events for its 2016 Festival DaDaFest is delighted to announce the full programme of events for its thirteenth festival,...

Introducing CULTURE SHIFTS Touring Photography Network

A selection of all work created across Liverpool City Region will culminate in a Culture Shifts exhibition at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, in September 2017

Bluecoat and Iniva Present Major Keith Piper Exhibition

BLUECOAT AND INIVA PRESENT MAJOR KEITH PIPER EXHIBITION  EXHIBITION UNVEILS A NEW ARTS COUNCIL COLLECTION 70TH ANNIVERSARY COMMISSION This October, artist Keith Piper will return to Bluecoat,...

Bill Ryder-Jones presents prize at “Mental Health & Me” awards

Bill Ryder-Jones presents prize at “Mental Health & Me” awards This week kicked off with “World Mental Health Day” on Monday: a day celebrated in...

Catwalk Kids all set to shine at North West Fashion Festivial

CATWALK KIDS ALL SET TO SHINE AT NORTH WEST FASHION FESTIVAL Fashion, catwalk and entertainment for fashion stars of tomorrow Organisers of the North West Fashion Festival...

‘Dream’ Move for Liverpool’s Christmas Market

‘DREAM’ MOVE FOR LIVERPOOL’S CHRISTMAS MARKET Liverpool’s Christmas market has made a stunning move! Now in its 11th year the festive attraction is to have a...

Paint and colour expert Annie Sloan to visit the Bluecoat on...

Paint and colour expert Annie Sloan at the Bluecoat on 15th October Words, Hannah Gosset Internationally renowned paint and colour expert Annie Sloan will be visiting...
Golden Tamarin by Nyah Boorman. dot-art Schools at St George's Hall 2016

NEWS: Calling all young artists! North West schools to benefit from...

Calling all young artists – north west schools to benefit from new university-backed arts initiative Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has become official partner with...

Review: Respect, part of Liverpool Mental Health Festival 2016

Respect, part of Liverpool Mental Health Festival 2016 Unit 51 For the second year running, Unit 51 was host to the exhibition of World Mental Health...

Winter Arts Market moves to Liverpool Cathedral

Winter Arts Market moves to Liverpool Cathedral Over 200 contemporary artists, designers & makers selling work at Liverpool Cathedral on 3 December 2016 Winter Arts Market Liverpool...

NEWS: Threshold Nominated for 3 Awards

Threshold Nominated for 3 Awards There's been a great deal of excitement in Threshold HQ since the announcement that we've been nominated in no less...

Celebrating mental health on Williamson Square this Saturday

Williamson Square will be the focus for an all-day hub of fun activities on Saturday 8th October.

Clair Le Couteur remixes Warrington Museum with photography sculpture

Clair Le Couteur remixes Warrington Museum with photography sculpture Visitors to Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival will be able to see Warrington Museum as never before...

Lord of the Rings Oscar winner to help celebrate Tolkien’s links...

Lord of the Rings Oscar winner to help celebrate Tolkien’s hidden links to Liverpool  Tolkien lovers are in for a treat as Liverpool Hope University dedicates...

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival (WCAF) Open competitions winners announced at packed...

The winners of the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival (WCAF) Open competitions were announced at a packed event to mark the launch on Friday.

National Indian Arts Awards 2016 – Winners Announced

National Indian Arts Awards 2016 – Winners Announced Milapfest is delighted to report that the National Jury have concluded their deliberations for the National Indian...

Panel of Industry Experts revealed for Liverpool Film Night 2016 at...

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is pleased to announce the panel of industry experts participating in Liverpool Film Night 2016

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...