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Homotopia – the power of protest

Homotopia - the power of protest 1-10 November 2019 Various Venues, Liverpool Homotopia returns next month, with a festival theme of Resist! Resist! In the 50 years...

Mellowtone celebrates their fifteenth birthday with live music & exhibition

Fifteen Years ago today, the team at Mellowtone climbed the stairs at The View Two Gallery for their first ever show. And what a...

Katumba’s annual Halloween parade returns to Liverpool

KATUMBA’S ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE RETURNS TO LIVERPOOL CITY CENTRE WITH THE THEME FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT: WHERE THE WORLDS MEET ON SATURDAY 26TH OCTOBER, 2019. Katumba, the...

National Museums Liverpool announce twelve months of exhibitions & permanent displays

A major retrospective, curated by her family, of Linda McCartney’s internationally-renowned photography Humanity’s relationship with AI revealed, from its ancient origins to a...

A journey through the stars is coming to West Kirby

A journey through the stars is coming to West Kirby A breath-taking art installation will be turning West Kirby’s Marine Lake into a portal to...

The Revival of Liverpool SOUP

The Revival of Liverpool SOUP Liverpool SOUP got off to a strong start earlier this year raising £485 in just one night and is gearing...

In a town once labelled ‘England’s suicide capital’, artists and activists create an arts...

In a town once labelled 'England's suicide capital', artist and mental health activist takes over old Argos store to create an arts festival that...

Trailer and more details released for ‘LEAP Fringe’ ahead of dance festival’s 26th year...

10 DAYS | 7 COMPANIES | 6 VENUES | 15 PERFORMANCES 3rd - 12th October, 2019 Liverpool mdi.org.uk/leap-2019/ A programme of pop-up performances will take over Hope Street, treating...

Liverpool Irish Festival returns with 10 days of music, theatre, performance and art

Let us tell you a story A week of Irish stories arrives in Liverpool as the city’s Liverpool Irish Festival returns from Thurs 17-Sun 27...

dot-art opens Liverpool’s only public darkroom

dot-art Opens Liverpool’s Only Public Darkroom  dot-art is delighted to announce the launch of their new, open access darkroom in Liverpool city centre’s Cotton Exchange....

Huge new land artwork revealed at New Brighton beach

An amazing artwork by Saype has been revealed in New Brighton, Wirral. To the Moon, which depicts a child piloting a toy plane in space,...

Hidden archives at the National Trust’s Hardmans’ House to be revealed

Hidden archives at the National Trust’s Hardmans’ House to be revealed  The National Trust’s Hardmans’ House – often considered to be one of Liverpool’s hidden...

Huge outdoor artwork to take over Wirral waterfront for UK first

Huge outdoor artwork to take over Wirral waterfront for UK first One of Europe's most exciting artists is heading to Wirral waterfront this week to...

Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #18: September 2019 editorial

From 9th April to 7th June next year, Candice Breitz brings Love Story, an international story of migration and displacement to Tate Liverpool. The...

Homotopia Returns – Resist! Resist!

Homotopia returns - Resist! Resist! 1-10 November 2019 Various Venues, Liverpool The UK’s longest running LGBTQ+ arts festival, Homotopia, returns this November with artists including Travis Alabanza,...

Tate Liverpool to present Don McCullin

TATE LIVERPOOL TO PRESENT DON MCCULLIN MAJOR TATE BRITAIN SHOW TOURS TO NORTH WEST OF ENGLAND Today Tate Liverpool announces a major retrospective of the legendary British...

Gems of the Dunes host creative workshops for national conservation project

Gems of the Dunes Exciting opportunity to help protect the endangered creatures of the Sefton Coast Artists work with Back from the Brink to...

Keynote speakers announced for Storyhouse’s Educating Creatively Conference

A stellar line-up of speakers has been announced for the first ever Educating Creatively Conference at Storyhouse. The conference programmed by Storyhouse – Chester’s multi...

Tate Liverpool launches new artist open call – Art North West

TATE LIVERPOOL LAUNCHES ARTIST OPEN CALL  NORTH WEST BASED ARTISTS INVITED TO APPLY Tate Liverpool is inviting artists from across the region to submit their ideas...

Capstone Theatre Launches Autumn 2019 Season

Capstone Theatre Launches Autumn 2019 Season Liverpool Hope University’s Capstone Theatre is delighted to announce the launch of its Autumn 2019 Season, which runs from...

Important work by post-war artist, Peter Lanyon, acquired by the University of Liverpool

Important work by Peter Lanyon, one of Britain's foremost post-war artists, acquired by the University of Liverpool A large goache by Peter Lanyon (1918 – 1964) has...

Merseyside Dance Initiative invite North West artists to shape the future

Merseyside Dance Initiative: Shaping The Future Coinciding with the announcement of LEAP Festival 2019, MDI are striving to develop talent in the region through a...

IDLE WOMEN launches POWER TOOLS: a new online series of D.I.Y. video tutorials made...

IDLE WOMEN launches POWER TOOLS: a new online series of D.I.Y. video tutorials made by women artists women activists, and tradeswomen for women everywhere Award-winning...

‘Developing Your Creative Practice Fund’ awards first Liverpool grant to Gabriella Warren-Smith

Awarded £10,000 by Arts Council England! Gabriella Warren-Smith became the first successful candidate in Liverpool for the Developing Your Creative Practice Fund by Arts Council England. The...

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival Family Day Attracts More than 3,000 

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival Family Day Attracts More than 3,000 More than 3,000 people flocked to the finale of Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) twenty-first...

New Immersive Arts Degree looking at XR, AR & VR Launches in Liverpool, UK

New Immersive Arts Degree looking at XR, AR & VR Launches in Liverpool, UK In September 2019, Liverpool Screen School and Liverpool School of Art...

Japan’s hidden gem – rare archive of paintings comes to World Museum, Liverpool

This autumn, World Museum will display the first ever exhibition of Taki Katei’s work outside Japan as part of the UK-Japan Season of Culture. Once a...

Giant new multicoloured sculpture unveiled on the famous Liverpool waterfront

Giant new multicoloured sculpture unveiled on the famous Liverpool waterfront Abstract showpiece will be in situ for the next 12 months on The Liverpool Plinth A...

Wirral Festival of Firsts launch a packed programme for Borough of Culture year

Wirral Festival of Firsts is hosting 10 days of unmissable exhibitions, performances and live music events from 5 - 14 July 2019 across the...

Major Outdoor Spectacle to Launch LEAP Festival 2019

Major Outdoor Spectacle to Launch LEAP Festival 2019 3 - 12 October 2019 The acclaimed dance festival will begin at Constellations with WILD, a new show...

Yan Preston’s Forest opens at Birkenhead Priory

Yan Preston’s Forest opens at Birkenhead Priory A collection of work by award-winning photographer Yan Preston has gone on display at Birkenhead Priory. Forest features stunning images of trees...

12 hours of art to the airwaves and the streets of St Helens

12 hours of art to the airwaves and the streets of St Helens as Heart of Glass teams up with artists Hunt & Darton...

Modigliani Opera, a 360 cinema & VR experience, has it’s UK premier in Liverpool

Cutting-edge art show has UK premier in Liverpool A cutting-edge multi-media art show celebrating the work of one of the 20th century’s greatest painters will...

Liverpool’s Unity Theatre launches £5 ticket scheme for creatives

Liverpool’s Unity Theatre launches £5 ticket scheme for creatives Anyone working in the creative industries can access Creative Membership for free Unity has announced a brand...

Chester Visual Arts brings major V&A Exhibition to the city

CHESTER VISUAL ARTS BRINGS MAJOR V&A EXHIBITION TO THE CITY FOR FIRST SHOWING OUTSIDE LONDON Chance and Control: Art in the Age of Computers The Old...

Bill Drummond to deliver inaugural Roger Eagle Memorial Lecture

bido100! launches the inaugural Roger Eagle Memorial Lecture The event takes place at Bluecoat on Friday 7 June 18:30 Bill Drummond is to deliver the first...

Arts&Heritage announces commissioned artists for latest Meeting Point programme

Arts&Heritage announces commissioned artists for latest Meeting Point programme Contemporary arts agency Arts&Heritage (www.artsandheritage.org.uk) have announced the artists that will take part in its Meeting Point programme...

Sven Werner’s new work for Storyhouse will transport participants into another’s memories.

Sven Werner’s new work for Storyhouse will transport participants into another’s memories. Storyhouse, Chester’s multi award-winning theatre, cinema and library has announced its latest unmissable...

LCI Productions’ Whale Song promises an emotional River Festival

Visitors to Liverpool’s River Festival will have a ‘whale’ of a time thanks to a stunning water and light projection show. The team responsible for...

Culture Warrington’s new culture boss plans to break down barriers to engagement

Arts charity’s new culture boss plans to break down barriers to engagement The new culture boss at Warrington’s leading arts charity has a bold ambition...