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 Wirral and Liverpool in support of Wirral’s year as the Liverpool City Region’s Borough of Culture.
The action packed programme of free and ticketed events opens with festival favourites Kabantu performing a new live set, Liverpool based Teatro Pomodoro performing the world premiere of their new show, A Fish Out of Water: A Shipwrecked Odyssey and Maya Jazz bring a fusion of Balkan and South Indian Carnatic music to West Kirby. With poet laureate Luke Wright and celebrated author Mike Haskins joining the launch line-up.
A Fish Out of Water: A Shipwrecked Odyssey
Manoeuvres will also be performing a unique gig in the home of their idols OMD and Off The Ground Youth Theatre present Magnificent, an outdoors play to entertain the whole family. There’s children’s art, the Map Project – a collaboration of Wirral based artists with artists from across the world, wood carving, scottish dancing and an affordable art sale.
Also taking place on Saturday 6 July from 11 – 4pm is the Hoylake Street Festival featuring all kinds of attractions including drama, scottish jive, live music from a host of local bands, street theatre, art and craft workshops, open studios, a razzle dazzle piano, face painting, wishing flags, yoga, story telling and much much more.

For full listings, keep up to date with the Festival of Firsts website here