Face of the City – Showcase Event – 17th May 2008

Face of the City – Showcase Event – 17th May 2008
Merseyside Maritime Museum. Albert Dock. 12pm – 4pm

Singers, Poets, Storytellers and artwork will be on display at Merseyside Maritime Museums Dockside Gallery. Everyone is invited and it’s FREE. So come along join in the fun, sing along, listen to poets reciting their own poetry, hear the story of Liverpool artists Wiilliam and Henry Carling. Veiw artwork and talk to some of the people who are taking part in the Face of the City arts project.

Liverpool is celebrating it’s year as European Capital of Culture today and throughout 2008, the most effective way you can support the City and it’s cultural events, is to be part of the audience. Most creative people need others to veiw or hear their work, so come on get involved, your an integral part of the city’s CULTURE.

See you on the 17th. – Paul Miller.

Event Details:

12pm – Start – Veiw artwork and speak to participants

1pm – 1:30pm -Talk by Mike Kelly (Liverpool author) on the Liverpool artists the Carling brothers, William and Henry. The Carling Gallery is above the Maggie May Cafe, Bold Street, Liverpool city Centre.

2:00pm – 2:30pm – Singers and guitarists “Three Girls and a Mike” perform Liverpool songs. Join in and “Sing Your Socks Off” .
Su Grainger is a regular visitor on Linda McDermotts BBC Radio Merseysides, Friday night show.

2:30pm – 3pm -Members of The University of Liverpool Creative Writing Society for Lifelong Learning will be performing.
List of performers not in order of appearance.
Eileen Kyriacou – Poetry:
Cath Bore – Short Story:
Suzanne Flynn – Poet/Singer/Guitarist.:
Linda Walters – Poetry:
Phil Leeson – Short Story:
Pam Philburn – Poetry:
Sybil Hannon – Poetry:
Ann Mc Dermott – Poetry:
Tommy McBride – Poetry/Singer.

3pm – 3:30pm – Three Girls and a Mike.

3:30pm – 4pm – University of Liverpool Creative Writing Society for Lifelong Learning.

4pm -Finish. – Network with the performers and artists.

5pm – Merseyside Maritime Museum closes it’s doors.

The Museum opens it’s doors at 10am, there’s plenty to see, so come early. Visit National Museums Liverpool’s website for information about there Museums, events and exhibitions. www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk