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Celebrate summer at Metquarter with the return of the Art Quarter Market

Following the huge success of the Summer and Christmas markets in 2022 and 2023, The Art Quarter Liverpool Market will return this summer, supporting...

Best of British press photography comes to Port Sunlight in new exhibition

The British Press Photographers’ Association are bringing their annual exhibition, ‘Assignments 2024 - The BPPA Exhibition’, to the historic Port Sunlight between 8th June and...

Fact Liverpool presents groundbreaking art installations by R.I.P. Germain & Sara Sadik

From Friday 5 July until Sunday 13 October 2024, FACT Liverpool presents two solo exhibitions by artists R.I.P. Germain and Sara Sadik. R.I.P. Germain’s...

“Put your heart in our hands…” Lovestruck set to challenge audiences this Summer

A brand new immersive theatre experience is coming to Merseyside in a matter of weeks, and has already garnered a fantastic response, as well...

Green Bibliofest offers a new approach to storytelling, and we’re all invited

As part of Wirral’s Borough of Culture programme, libraries across the peninsula are getting a huge injection of culture. From mid-July to mid-September, Wirral...

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival returns this July for an international celebration of Art and...

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) - the longest running festival of Arab arts and culture in the UK - returns for its 22nd year...

Material Matters take over the Williamson with Into the Wyld this summer

Material Matters presents Into the Wyld: a festival of contemporary art at the Williamson Art Gallery & Museum exploring the continuing legacy of the...

Stockbridge born artist’s new colourful co-created mural unveiled in the village

Stockbridge born artist’s new colourful co-created mural unveiled in the villageOver a hundred people turned up for the unveiling of a colourful new mural...

Liverpool City Region’s six councils and the Combined Authority are joining forces in new...

In a new era for the visitor destination sector, the Liverpool City Region’s six councils and the Combined Authority are joining forces in a...

Irish Ambassadors join forces with Liverpool Irish Famine Trail for 165km+ Strokestown-Liverpool fundraising Walk

In 1847, during The Great Hunger, one thousand four hundred and ninety men, women and children set off to Canada from their homes in...

£680,000 awarded to the Bluecoat in Liverpool from Arts Council England’s Capital Investment Programme

The Bluecoat will receive £680,000 from Arts Council England, thanks to its Government-funded Capital Investment Programme, as announced today. The capital investment will enable the...

Bluecoat’s Lives of Artists Season continues with exhibitions by Michelle Williams Gamaker and Dahong...

Michelle Williams Gamaker and Dahong Hongxuan Wang, will bring their exhibitions Our Mountains Are Painted on Glass and Role Model to the Bluecoat, Liverpool in May 2024. The exhibitions are a continuation...

New mural on Liverpool waterfront celebrates city’s culture

Paul O’Grady, Jodie Comer and Kim Cattrall feature on 40m wall A new mural on Liverpool’s waterfront has been unveiled, celebrating the city’s sporting, artistic,...

Iconic works from the Tate collection turn the humble brick into the hero

From July 2024, Tate Liverpool will present Brickworks a new display featuring works from the Tate collection at the new gallery space at RIBA North. Consisting...

Smithdown Weekender returns this May Bank Holiday for a 4-day celebration of local music...

Smithdown Weekender returns this May Bank Holiday Weekend for another unforgettable 4 days of live music, arts and DJ's. From Friday 3rd May to Monday 6th May,...

Shuffle Presents Cutting-Edge Art Exhibition at Historic Tobacco Warehouse in Liverpool

Shuffle, an artist-led initiative that highlights the work of contemporary artists through DIY, short-run exhibitions and events, announces its upcoming showcase at Tobacco Warehouse at...

Monet and Degas masterpieces gifted to Walker Art Gallery

The Walker Art Gallery has been allocated two Impressionist masterpieces through the Acceptance in Lieu scheme. The Epte in Giverny (1884), a painting by Claude Monet (1840-1926),...

FACT Unveils New Artworks Created with Those Affected by the UK Justice System

Throughout 2024, FACT presents the outcomes of Resolution, a major multi-year art and research project launched with support from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and in...

Argyle Street building to be brought back to life as vibrant maker space

Social business Make CIC is starting the new year with an exciting new vision, having bought the former Riverside Housing HQ on Argyle Street...

Cinema in the City Pops up at Pagoda Arts this May

FACT’s pop-up cinema experience, Cinema in the City, is coming to Pagoda Arts this May. From Thursday 16 until Sunday 19 May 2024, film...

Step into a realm of sensory exploration at Liverpool Cathedral’s upcoming art exhibition “infinite...

This May, Liverpool Cathedral will be home to an exciting and captivating group exhibition that promises to bring all five senses to life through...

Comics Youth CIC Launch a Youth-Led Publishing Inclusion Charter

Comics Youth CIC are asking publishers to take up the campaign and sign the Charter, which can be read here: https://www.marginalpublishing.co.uk/changemakers-inclusion-charter The Charter aims to improve...

Iconic L S Lowry painting Going To The Match is coming to Birkenhead’s Williamson Art Gallery...

One of the most famous British paintings is to be displayed at Birkenhead’s Williamson Art Gallery & Museum. LS Lowry’s masterpiece Going to the Match has left...

Another View: Landscapes by Women Artists Exhibition to include new Elizabeth Campbell acquisitions

A new exhibition at Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight, Wirral, will present a different perspective on British landscape art, focusing on work...

Ron’s Place awarded Grade II Listing with support from Historic England

A hidden gem of Outsider Art, Ron’s Place, located at 8 Silverdale Road in Birkenhead, Merseyside, has been granted Grade II listing by the...

FACT Launches Artist Memberships for Studio/Lab

FACT have been working on Studio / Lab for some time, and the anticipation has been killing us. But the wait is over, and...

Liverpool Dance Community comes together for LEAP Dance Festival

Spotlighting the amazing work of The Liverpool City Region's dance community, LEAP Dance Festival have announced two extravaganza-performances taking place this May - set to...

The Sefton Open 2024 is open at The Atkinson

The entries are now in for one of the North West’s premier art exhibitions, which opened in Southport last weekend. Each year the call out...

The Studio School is Awarded ArtsMark Gold Award by Arts Council England

THE STUDIO SCHOOL IS AWARDED ARTSMARK GOLD AWARD BY ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND. The Studio School is very pleased to have been awarded the Artsmark Gold...

The University of Liverpool’s Victoria Gallery and Museum (VG&M) announces two highlight exhibitions for...

VG&M presents photography exhibition, LEE MILLER – Friends at Farleys, a free display of 35 exclusive photographic prints taken by one of the most important...

Van Gogh Spectacular Announces New Dates

Huge demand for tickets to UK premiere of thrilling immersive art attraction Beyond Van Gogh in city A spectacular immersive multimedia show celebrating Vincent van...

Velázquez in Liverpool: Walker Art Gallery to host 17th-century masterpiece

The Rokeby Venus to be displayed alongside unexpected works by women and non-binary artists One of the most recognisable paintings in the UK is coming...

Bicentenary year Artist in Residence drawings on display at Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University will look back on its milestone Bicentenary year at an exhibition of work by the artist Julia Midgley created during...

Leap Dance Festival brings dance events to the streets and theatres of Liverpool

Leap Dance Festival will present two weeks of dance events showcasing Liverpool City Region talent across seven key venues this spring. From 26th April - 10th May 2024,...

Afro Queer artist and filmmaker, Topher Cambell joins Homotopia as their new Director and...

Afro Queer artist and filmmaker, Topher Campbell, has joined the UK’s longest running LGBTQIA+ arts and culture festival, Homotopia, as its new Director and...

HEADLINERS ANNOUNCED: Africa Oyé announces Julian Marley & Les Amazones d’Afrique for summer 2024

The son of music legend Bob Marley and a female supergroup will headline the acclaimed Africa Oyé Festival this summer. The powerful and creative force...

Grupo Luma return to Liverpool Philharmonic

Following a highly successful year of concerts across the UK, Grupo LUMA will return next weekend to Liverpool's Philharmonic Music Room - for an enchanting...

Liverpool’s Angel Field Festival returns with the best of art, mythology, theatre, film, music...

A multi-disciplinary community arts festival showcasing the best of art, mythology, theatre, film, music and magic is set to return to Liverpool this spring. The...

Liverpool ONE showcases the city’s history through trees  

A new pop-up exhibition at Liverpool ONE tells the history of the Liverpool City Region, its people and green spaces through trees and calls...

Work of international artist who made Liverpool her home spotlighted in new exhibition

An exhibition by an artist once deemed “the wrong sex” is on display at Liverpool University’s Victoria Gallery & Museum ahead of International Women’s...