LightNight 2018 at Blackburne House

    Location (with MAP): Blackburne House
    Date/Time: Friday 18 May 2018. 17:00 - 22:00
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    LIGHTNIGHT AT BLACKBURNE HOUSE
    17:00 – 22:00

    Blackburne House

    Family Friendly, Participate, Performance, Words & Debate

    Liverpool Biennial: A Beautiful World

    17:00 — 19:30

    What does a ‘beautiful world’ look like? Join in creating a large-scale zine which explores the world around us and imagines future possibilities. Make your own drawing, picture or poem and add it to an ever-growing collage in response to Beautiful world, where are you? – the title of Liverpool Biennial’s 10th edition which unfolds across the city 14 Jul – 28 Oct. biennial.com

    Vote 100: The Readers

    17:00 — 20:00

    A hundred women volunteers from across the city read the writing of 100 women through the ages; from campaigners to poets.

    Make More Noise!

    Suffragettes in Silent Film

    17:00 — 22:00

    A collection exploring the representation of pioneering women in the first decades of the 20th century.

    Take One Woman

    18:00 — 19:00 

    A three handed performance piece on the life of Kitty Wilkinson, who was instrumental in the setting up of the first Liverpool wash house and baths.  It’s a hundred years since the first women in the UK won the vote, and nearer two hundred years since a woman called Kitty Wilkinson stepped into history.

    The Liverpool cholera epidemic of 1832 could have been just another example of people let down by incompetent and indifferent authorities. Instead it was transformed by Kitty  into a story of unflinching courage and hope.

    Hotel Transformania

    19:00 — 20:00 

    Liverpool Script Shop are turning the hall into the Hotel Transformania. The ‘rooms’ of the hotel are full of people who have undergone life changing experiences. One thing’s for sure – you won’t be the same going out as you were when you came in.

    Utopia for Now

    20:00 — 21:00 

    Come along on a journey into what life could be like with free money for everyone. Utopia for Now explores how Universal Basic Income could transform the lives of characters from different backgrounds, who live here in the city. This is the first production from Tomorrow’s Theatre and is performed by a community group. with one thing in common – they all live in Liverpool.

    LightNight’s full listings from Open Culture here