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Liverpool rolls out red carpet for World Premiere of Beatles film

LIVERPOOL is to host the World Premiere of one of the most highly anticipated documentary feature films of the year.

Civic honours announced: Liverpool’s creative leaders are set to be honoured by the city

Civic honours announced INDIVIDUALS from the worlds of film, music, art and education are set to be honoured by the city. An extraordinary council meeting taking...

UK’s first revolving theatre for Liverpool’s new creative district

UK’S FIRST REVOLVING THEATRE FOR LIVERPOOL’S NEW CREATIVE DISTRICT A major performance venue, with a revolving auditorium, will be at the heart of regeneration plans...

Liverpool Pride takes off as Manchester Airport jumps on-board as new sponsor

LIVERPOOL PRIDE TAKES OFF AS MANCHESTER AIRPORT JUMPS ON-BOARD AS NEW SPONSOR Organisers announce first main sponsor for 2017 event Liverpool Pride Festival is set to hit...

The New Observatory transforms FACT into an observatory for the 21st century

The New Observatory transforms FACT into an observatory for the 21st century, bringing together an international group of artists exploring new and alternative modes...

Trio of leading artists unveil A Strange Reality at Warrington gallery 

Trio of leading artists unveil A Strange Reality at Warrington gallery  Three experienced artists have collaborated to create an impressive exhibition which explores A Strange Reality at...

Hepworth Gallery loan ‘Approaching Thunder’ exhibition to Kirkby Gallery

Kirkby Gallery is delighted to present Approaching Thunder, as the first gallery on its national tour. This exhibition draws from The Hepworth Wakefield’s outstanding collection...

Artists reveal all with guided tour of two extraordinary exhibitions

Artists reveal all with guided tour of two extraordinary exhibitions Art lovers across the North West are being offered a rare glimpse into the minds...

Liverpool Book Art reveal first artists for ‘Frankenstein 2018’ exhibition

Liverpool Book Art reveal first artists for 'Frankenstein 2018' exhibition On May 14th 2018, Liverpool Book Art's third major exhibition of Book Art from artists across...

Eleven local artists announce a major new exhibition as part of Independents Biennial 2018

Artists have started sharing news of their Independents Biennial programmes ahead of the launch in July, and one of biggest, set to open alongside...

Spectacular light show to round off St Helens 150th anniversary celebrations and Borough of...

Spectacular light show to round off St Helens 150th anniversary celebrations and Borough of Culture A dazzling light projection made up of 200,000 lumens of...

Bluecoat to welcome Survey, a major exhibition of new work, to the North West

Bluecoat to welcome Survey, a major exhibition of new work, to the North West Sat 13 Apr – Sun 23 Jun Bluecoat, Liverpool’s Centre for the Contemporary Arts,...

New Culture Website, Coney’s Loft Premieres New Book by The Coral’s Nick Power

Founded by analogue collage artist Low Coney, from his loft art studio, culture website Coney’s features band sessions, a culture publication and shop selling carefully curated art and premium vintage clothing.
Oliver Jeffers installation. Photo Tim Mitchell

Liverpool’s First Children’s Literature Centre Opens Alongside Oliver Jeffers Exhibition

The Reader at Calderstones will be opening their newly created children’s literature space The Storybarn on Monday February 8 2016 alongside an exciting new interactive exhibition, ‘Once There was…The Wonderful World of Oliver Jeffers’.
TOUCHMYSOUL by LaBeouf Ronkko & Turner. Part of Follow at FACT. Photo by Brian Slater

Mini Documentary from LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner’s #TOUCHMYSOUL performance

For those unable to visit FACT before the exhibition closes, or who may want to reminisce about the #TOUCHMYSOUL performance, a short film has now been made available including recordings of phone calls and video footage.
Arthur Hughes: In The Grass. Pre-Raphaelites

National Museums Liverpool Announce Exhibitions Programme for 2016

National Museums Liverpool has announced its exhibition programme for 2016, across its eight museums and galleries.

Liverpool Summer Arts Market Returns to St George’s Hall 25/26 June 2016

Summer Arts Market to return to St George’s Hall with over 130 artists, designers and makers. Sat/Sun 25/26 June 2016. 10.00 - 17.00. Over 130 artists, designers and makers. Children’s workshops. Vintage Fair in the Concert Room. Café
Rachel Higham

FACT Announces New Chair of the Board

The UK’s leading media arts centre FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), based in Liverpool, has announced technology leader Rachel Higham as new Chair of the Board, taking over from Sarah Fisher.

NEWS: Threshold Nominated for 3 Awards

Threshold Nominated for 3 Awards There's been a great deal of excitement in Threshold HQ since the announcement that we've been nominated in no less...

Rose Lane Studios, A New Art Venue for South Liverpool

Rose Lane Studios, A New Art Venue for South Liverpool After months delivering his art classes in church halls artist Paul Gatenby has opened Rose...

The Atkinson – The Place to be this Feb Half Term!

The Atkinson - The Place to be this Feb Half Term! Dragons, Bedtime Stories, X-Wings, Star Wars, Hungry Caterpillars a Giant Wiggle and more –...

The New Observatory, A collaboration between FACT, Liverpool and the Open Data Institute (ODI)

The New Observatory A collaboration between FACT, Liverpool and the Open Data Institute (ODI) The New Observatory transforms FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) into...

Arts Council England announces over £414 million funding in the North

Arts Council England announces over £414 million funding in the North Today, the Arts Council announces the 230 organisations in the North which will be...

Bluecoat to host official 300th birthday tea party

Bluecoat to host official 300th birthday tea party Sunday 10 September / Bluecoat / 1 - 4pm / Free, drop in Bluecoat, Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts...

FACT​ ​awarded​ ​£250,000​ ​by​ ​Arts​ ​Council​ ​England

FACT​ ​awarded​ ​£250,000​ ​by​ ​Arts​ ​Council​ ​England The Liverpool based media arts centre has won Ambition for Excellence funding for Rewire, a large-scale project at...

Feast of Fire launch evening programme announced

The hottest event this Easter has just got much, much hotter! Feast of Fire comes to St John’s Gardens at St George’s Hall, Liverpool,...

‘Mad Pride’ – global mental health movement returns to Threshold Festival!

‘Mad Pride’ – global mental health movement returns to Threshold Festival! Liverpool Mental Health Consortium has teamed up with Threshold Festival for the second year...

The Big Draw Festival 2018 Launch Partners Announced

The Big Draw Festival 2018 Launch Partners Announced Art in Liverpool and National Museums Liverpool will join The Big Draw as launch partners  of The...

DaDaFest International 2018 welcomed thousands of visitors

Thousands of visitors from across the UK and beyond experienced the five-week DaDaFest International which took place at host venues across the Liverpool City Region. The festival plays...

Mandela family to visit Liverpool’s new Mandela 8 memorial

Liverpool is set to welcome the family of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela when they arrive in the city next week. The former President’s eldest daughter Dr...

A new business support programme for cultural and heritage organisations in the North of...

Creative United announces the launch of Prosper North - a new business support programme for cultural and heritage organisations in the North of England Prosper...

World Museum Liverpool – —‘Following the Thread’ —

---‘Following the Thread’ ---21 - 27 June 2010Drop in workshop: Sunday 27 June 2010, 13.00 - 16.00The World Museum Liverpool is hosting a moving...
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New Appointments for Liverpool Biennial

Two new senior appointments have been announced by Liverpool Biennial. Kitty Scott will be Co-curator of Liverpool Biennial 2018. Julie Lomax will join Liverpool Biennial as Director of Development, starting in March 2016.

PERFORMANCE: Purgatory at St Luke’s

FRIDAY 13 March, 19.00 at St Luke's ChurchPurgatory is a horror performance set in St. Luke's Church. The story of five ghosts trapped within...

Liverpool Philharmonic Announce New Programme ahead of 6 Month Refurbishment

This week Liverpool Philharmonic announces a programme of concerts at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall to May 2014 after which the magnificent 1930s art-deco Grade II*...

Big Name Line-up for Homotopia’s 10th Birthday Bash

27 September – 25 November 2013 David Hockney, John Waters, Boy George, April Ashley and Sandi Toksvig all feature in this year’s Homotopia Festival in...
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Bluecoat secures £150,000 Arts Council funding

“Our programmes make a huge difference to the lives of primary school children, people with learning disabilities, families and the many other groups that make up our diverse and wonderful city. This funding will help us to create a sustainable organisation that will continue to do that for decades to come."

Catwalk Kids all set to shine at North West Fashion Festivial

CATWALK KIDS ALL SET TO SHINE AT NORTH WEST FASHION FESTIVAL Fashion, catwalk and entertainment for fashion stars of tomorrow Organisers of the North West Fashion Festival...
Hato and Childwall Sports & Science Academy, Hello Future Me, 2016. Commissioned by Liverpool Biennial in partnership with Arriva. Photo: Gareth Jones

2016 Round Up

2016 Round Up Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith Walker Art Gallery hosted the biggest ever exhibition of Pre-Raphaelite work in British history; the Biennial rediscovered the city; Tate...

The British Music Experience opens in March 2017

THE BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE OPENS IN MARCH 2017 New Liverpool museum to exhibit some of the most important pieces in the history of pop and...