Independents Biennial 2018


Over 250 news works, including five festival commissions, and more than 200 individual events will see communities come alive in celebration of the region’s creative life.

Working in new and existing arts spaces, with an entirely free programme, the festival will offer a fresh perspective on how we see, make and use art in Merseyside.

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The full programme will be released closer to the festival –  14th July – 28th October 2018 – including events confirmed in Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton, Wirral and St Helens in incredible galleries you’ll already know, and exciting ones we think you need to discover.

Events Calendar


Independents Biennial Writer-in-Residence Programme

From 14 July – 28 October 2018, eight writers will be occupying a space in Liverpool City Centre, reflecting through poetry, storytelling, script and critical writing on Independents Biennial 2018;…


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