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River of Light is back for 2022!

One of Liverpool’s most popular events is back next month to light up the city centre. River of Light...

dot-art Schools launch their 11th annual art competition for children and young people

dot-art Schools launch their 11th annual art competition for children and young people   Liverpool-based dot-art Schools are working in partnership with Edge Hill University to launch...

BlackFest announce packed festival lineup across Liverpool venues

BlackFest - Liverpool's grassroots Black arts festival - has revealed a packed line-up of multi-arts festivities taking place across the city in...

Homotopia Festival celebrates Queer Joy this November

Homotopia Festival celebrates Queer Joy  1-20 November 2022 Homotopia Festival, the UK’s longest running annual LGBTQIA+...

A major new Sirani acquisition for the Walker’s redeveloped galleries

A major new Sirani acquisition for the Walker’s redeveloped galleriesTransformation of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque rooms is underway, with a star...

National Museums Liverpool launches its Autumn/Winter programme with a very special birthday

Pure Brilliance: The Boodles Story opens at the Lady Lever Art Gallery this October  Art of the Terraces opens at the Walker Art Gallery in...

FACT Together: Online Commissioning Scheme Returns for Third Year

FACT is inviting artists living or working in the North of England to create new digital work in the latest round of...

Sculpture nodding to maritime culture will be the fifth on The Liverpool Plinth

Sculpture nodding to maritime culture will be the fifth on The Liverpool Plinth A new sculpture celebrating those who...

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival announces full line-up for 2022 edition

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival announces full line-up for 2022 edition Ten day festival of Arab music and culture takes...

LOOK Photo Biennial 2022: Climate opens its first chapter

LOOK Photo Biennial 2022: Climate opens its first chapter with a programme of photographic and visual arts across Liverpool and the North...

Joshua Sofaer’s Street Hunt comes to St Helens

This summer, Heart of Glass is inviting residents to take to the streets for a treasure hunt across St Helens as part of an arts project called Street Hunt.

Knowsley announces illuminating plans to start its year as the Liverpool City Region Borough...

Knowsley announces illuminating plans to start its year as the Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture On 1 January...

Knowsley appeals for couples married at St. Chad’s Church to come forward

Knowsley appeals for couples married at St. Chad’s Church to come forward On Valentine’s Day...

Wirral students explore “Fresh Perspectives” on art at Lady Lever

Fresh Perspectives, the exhibition of inspiring artworks from students of five Wirral secondary schools, returns this January for its fifth, bi-annual outing. 

Suba Das appointed as new Creative Director at Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse

Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust (LMTT) has today announced that SUBA DAS will be their new Creative Director, helping shape its artistic...

The Bluecoat to receive £155,194 from third round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

The Bluecoat is among 925 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the Culture Recovery FundThis award will keep...

Winter Arts Market Returns To Liverpool Cathedral 3-4 Dec 2021

Enjoy festive shopping from local, independent traders this December when the Open Culture Winter Arts Markets returns to the Grade I listed...

First statue of “fifth’ Beatle in Liverpool a step closer to reality

First statue of “fifth’ Beatle in Liverpool a step closer to reality Music manager Brian Epstein is immortalised in...

New flag design urges Liverpool women to reach for the stars

Open Call for artists to design the next installation  The latest in a series of artist-designed flags is now...

Bluecoat announce details of 2022 Suki Chan exhibition, CONSCIOUS

In Spring 2022 the Bluecoat, Liverpool will present the largest overview to date of Suki Chan’s multi-platform project CONSCIOUS

Southport Contemporary Arts Network calls for Creativity on Prescription

The Southport Contemporary Arts network opened The ArtHouse on Eastbank Street in 2012, providing a permanent space for showcasing local artists

Baltic Creative & Transform Lives Company celebrate Kickstart success

Following its partnership with Transform Lives Company (TLC), Baltic Creative Community Interest Company (CIC) has helped to generate 26 jobs for previously...

The 12 artworks for Liverpool’s River of Light have been revealed

The 12 artworks which will transform Liverpool’s waterfront this month as part of River of Light have been revealed.

LGBTQIA+ inclusive ‘Genderland Festival’ embraces Liverpool

A two-week long festival of drag events, talking circles, cabaret and more kicks off this week! Supported by Arts...

The Owl & The Pussy-cat launch Knowsley Borough of Culture

Most people are very familiar with The Owl & the Pussy-Cat poem that tells the tale of two animals setting off to...

Asif Khan Studio, Sir David Adjaye OBE, Mariam Kamara and artist Theaster Gates set...

Today, National Museums Liverpool has announced a collaboration between architects Asif Khan Studio, Sir David Adjaye OBE, Mariam Kamara and artist Theaster...

Liverpool Irish Festival returns to celebrate the city’s links with Ireland

Live audiences return to Liverpool Irish Festival this October as the Festival arrives at venues across the city. With a theme of ‘exchange’...

New transport attraction for Birkenhead

National Museums Liverpool to partner Wirral Council on development as part of Town Deal National Museums Liverpool (NML) has shared...

New images released of coming soon De Morgan exhibition at Lady Lever Art Gallery

A stunning collection of ceramic objects by the Victorian, pre-eminent ceramic designer, William De Morgan, is opening at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in...

FACT Announces New Major Exhibition For Autumn

This Autumn, FACT opens a major new exhibition of works by nine UK and international artists. Opening on 28 October, Future Ages Will...

National Museums Liverpool announce Black History Month programme

National Museums Liverpool has announced a number of not-to-be-missed events taking place across its museums and galleries to mark Black History Month.  Highlights...

National Trust reopens Liverpool photographers’ 1950s ‘time capsule’ home and studio

After having to close its doors in March 2020 due to the pandemic, the National Trust is reopening one of Liverpool city...

LGBTQIA+ inclusive ‘Genderland Festival’ coming to Liverpool

A two-week long festival of drag events, talking circles, cabaret and more is set to rock the city.  Supported by funding from...

House of Memories Launches New Online Training Course

Launched to coincide with World Alzheimer’s Month this September, in-person workshops are also returning House of Memories, the world leading museum-led dementia...

Sumuyya Khader’s ‘Always Black Never Blue’ to show at the Bluecoat in October

The Bluecoat is delighted to present Sumuyya Khader’s solo exhibition, Always Black Never Blue. Her work reflects on contemporary life in Liverpool,...

Transatlantic Slavery and Legacies in Museums Forum

A new national forum with a focus on Transatlantic Slavery and Legacies in Museums launched on 23rd August 2021, to coincide with...

Bob Marley statue to be unveiled in Liverpool for Positive Vibration Festival

Bob Marley statue to be unveiled in Liverpool Positive Vibration Festival have commissioned a 7ft tall statue of cultural...

Nature-inspired creative workshops in the North West this Autumn

Writer and creative practitioner Bernadette McBride is offering a range of nature-inspired creative writing workshops, sound walks and day retreats this Autumn...

Bluecoat celebrates the past, present and future of their creative community

As part of a new programme centred around the Bluecoat’s cultural legacies, a new exhibition, A Creative Community, will launch on 8th September...

Neil Buchanan joins judging panel in National Museums Liverpool’s lockdown children’s competition

My Home is my Museum winners announcedLiverpool has announced the winners of its award-winning, My Homeis My Museum children’s competition.  Launched during the first national lockdown when children...