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Homotopia returns with #Liberation50: 50 events for the 50th anniversary of decriminalisation

Homotopia returns with #Liberation50 50 events for the 50th anniversary of decriminalisation 30th October - 1st Dec In its 14th year, Homotopia, the UK’s leading LGBT+ arts...

Museum of Liverpool presents stories, objects and memories from LGBT+ community

TALES FROM THE CITY Stories, objects and memories from Liverpool’s LGBT+ community The Museum of Liverpool will mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences...

Review: Coming Out: Art and Culture 1967-2017

Coming Out: Art and Culture 1967-2017 Walker Art Gallery, until 5th November 2017 Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith Coming Out made me really uncomfortable in parts. But so does...
The Stone (2016) Lara Favaretto

Arts Council England announce £38,363,716 of funding for Merseyside

Arts Council England announce £38,363,716 of funding for Merseyside In Merseyside Arts Council funding is increasing by 14% per year and will see a total...

£27m boost for Liverpool from its cultural organisations

£27m boost for Liverpool from its cultural organisations A new report reveals that Liverpool’s cultural organisations generated around £27 million pounds for the city in just...

Review: Michael James O’Brien, His Tender Heir

Michael James O’Brien, His Tender Heir The Gallery Liverpool, 8th-30th April 2017 Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith As part of LOOK/17, The Gallery Liverpool are summing up 30 years...

What to expect from 2017

2017 in brief Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith A year of anniversaries, archives, discovery and invention. Liverpool is going to be nothing but loud through 2017 where it...

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...
Transformation: One Man’s Cross-dressing Wardrobe

Review: Transformation: One Man’s Cross Dressing Wardrobe at the Walker

This exhibition is a brilliant display of an archive of his experience, with some of the cleverest made-to-measure stitch work you’ll ever see. It tells the story of his experience trying to purchase these clothes, and how his tastes led him on parallel paths to transgender rights prejudices.
John Walter and his Pug Virus at Walker Art Gallery c. National Museums Liverpool

Featured Artist: John Walter

Pug Virus is probably Liverpool’s most outward public display for Homotopia, and we’ve been lucky enough to pick the brain of the artist behind it, John Walter – however lacking REM sleep he might have been at the time.
Nathi Dlamini at the After Tears of Muntu Masombuka's funeral, 2013 (detail) Photograph: © Zanele Muholi

Review: Zanele Muholi: VUKANI/RISE at Open Eye

Open Eye’s current exhibition, VUKANI/RISE, is an incredibly concise history and celebration of black LGBT history. The exhibition has a focus on South Africa, but a much broader impact.
Alien Sex Club. John Walter

Review: Alien Sex Club – John Walter at Camp & Furnace

Camp & Furnace is host to Alien Sex Club, an immersive installation into a world of misconceptions and cultural satire. At times, the exhibition comes on a little strong for the faint hearted, but it serves to deliver a strong message.
Alien Sex Club at Camp & Furnace. Photo by

Camp and Furnace: Alien Sex Club by John Walter

Friday 30 October – Sunday 29 November 2015. John Walter's Alien Sex Club exhibition at Camp & Furnace and sculpture at Walker Art Gallery as part of Homotopia Festival.
John Walter and his Pug Virus at Walker Art Gallery c. National Museums Liverpool

Walker Art Gallery: Pug Virus

Thursday 29 October 2015 – Sunday 31 January 2016. John Walter's sculpture at Walker Art Gallery and Alien Sex Club exhibition at Camp & Furnace as part of Homotopia Festival.

Homotopia 2010 – Programme Details. 1-30 Nov 2010

Homotopia’s seventh sizzling year A bit thin on the visual arts this year sadly but still lots of other stuff to see and do... Liverpool’s unique...

Artwork of the Week – Laurie Lipton

Liverpool artwork of the week 2009-44. 'Off' - (2008) Size: 124 x 93.5 centimetres - charcoal and pencil on paper by Laurie Lipton in...

‘Little Boy’ Play at CUC

Another Homotopia event at CUC - looks good, book now. Little Boy – 17th -21st November 2009, from 19.30 Whiston, Merseyside in 1982. Madness are riding...

Homotopia 2009. 4 – 29 November

Yes, another festival coming up, includes lovely exhibitions at CUC and lots more. Check out the website at Homotopia – Here Come The Girls! Wednesday...

Homotopia 2008. 1 to 30 November

LIVERPOOL'S GAY FESTIVAL HAS VERVE AND VOGUE Liverpool’s annual gay cultural festival will launch next week with its biggest and best ever programme. Now in its...

2000 Pansies Planted as Memorial to Homophobia Victims

Artist Paul Harfleet helps Merseyside Police plant pansies An unusual sight this, some of Merseyside's top Police officers on their knees planting flowers. Although a...

2,000 Pansies in St John’s Gardens

Gay festival blossoms Two thousand pansies will be planted in Liverpool next week to mark the start of the city’s Homotopia festival. Artist Paul Harfleet will...

Homotopia 2007 – Opens November 1st

HOMOTOPIA Liverpool's Queer Culture Festival Thursday Nov 1st until Sunday Nov 19th 2007 Homotopia, now in its fourth year, in association with GaydarNation, will be presenting more...

Armistead Maupin to appear at Homotopia Liverpool

It is with great pleasure that Homotopia, Liverpool's annual festival of queer culture, announces that one of America's greatest living Queer writers will be...

Homotopia Closing Party this Saturday

I have been bombarded the last couple of days with reminders for this closing event, which presumably means there's still a good few tickets...

Homotopia Launch

There were some suitably scary sights on Halloween evening at the Alma De Cuba bar for the launch of Homotopia 2005. I don't know...

Homotopia 2 takes off

Via Homotopia will be swinging from the spires when the city's celebration of homosexual culture is launched in a magnificently refurbished church. Bringing gay films,...

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