Albert Dock celebrates the launch of ACC Liverpool and Liverpool’s year as European Capital of Culture
From 1pm – 5pm on January 12th 2008 the Albert Dock will be celebrating with its newest neighbour, the Arena & Convention Centre, for the landmark opening celebrations of Liverpool’s year as the European Capital of Culture.
A day of family entertainment is scheduled with a celebration of culture in its many forms; music, art, film, food and drink
Live Music will be played in a variety of the Dock’s venues whilst literature is being celebrated with live readings by modern and contemporary poets, all performing specially written poems about Liverpool’s culture. Performances by Jade Gallagher, Michael Ryder, Kaya, Lizzie Nunnery, Seamus McLoughlin, Jeff Jepson and Delta Fiasco will take place at Blue Bar & Grill, whilst The Savoy Jazz Men will be performing around the Dock for passers by to enjoy.
Art is at the very heart of the Albert Dock; the Turner prize will be entering its final days at Tate Liverpool and Site Gallery will be screening special short films in its Biennial Cinema in collaboration with Northwest Vision and Media. The fantastic “Mersey – The River That Changed the World