October 5, 2019
Liverpool Irish Festival 2019 takes place this month and promises 10 days of the best of Irish art and culture.
Around 60 music, performance, talks, walks, discussions, exhibitions, food, drink, film, family friendly and sports events will take place in venues across th...
September 21, 2019
The third Liverpool Literary Festival takes place this October with the programme featuring a host of writers.
Brooklyn author – and University of Liverpool Chancellor - Colm Tóibín (pictured above) will deliver the festival lecture on October 11, considering the subjec...
August 31, 2019
Allotments are the subject of an exhibition running at the Victoria Gallery & Museum until the end of September.
The Allotments, part of the LOOK Photo Biennial 2019, features work by photographer David Lockwood, poet Pauline Rowe, and painter Arthur Lockwood who passed...
August 29, 2019
Smithdown LitFest returns for 2019 with a series of free literary events taking place over seven days in September.
Best-selling crime novelist Ann Cleeves and Liverpool actor John McArdle are among the line-up for the annual festival which runs from September 13-19.
August 27, 2019
A week-long festival celebrating the work of Black and minority ethnic artists returns to Liverpool venues in September.
BlackFest runs from September 23-29.
The grassroots festival was founded in 2018 by director/theatre maker Jubeda Khatun and artist/producer Blue Sain...
August 25, 2019
LEAP dance festival returns to the city this autumn promising 10 days of top class local, national and international dance.
The 2019 festival, which runs from October 3-12, will feature seven dance companies and 15 performances at venues across the city.
And new for this...
August 6, 2019
They’ll be shivering timbers at New Brighton this month when the town places host to a swashbuckling weekend of piratical fun.
The New Brighton Pirate Fest – The Battle for Devil’s Nest takes place on August 17-18.
The free family-friendly event will feature a pair of sp...
July 7, 2019
Pride in Liverpool returns to the city centre this month with two colourful days of events celebrating LGBT+ culture.
Thousands of people are expected to take part in the Pride weekend on July 27-28, which this year has the theme Come As You Are. And 2019 also marks the...
June 18, 2019
Liverpool Arab Arts Festival is taking place in the city and the 2019 event has the theme of Shadow and Light.
Music, art, performance, theatre, talks, workshops and family-friendly events are running from July 5-14.
The theme was inspired by Beau Beausoleil’s exhibition...
Disco superstars and funk legends Nile Rodgers and CHIC will headline this year’s Liverpool International Music Festival in Sefton Park.
The influential multi award-winning American musician, songwriter and producer returns to the city after appearing at the then Echo A...
October 29, 2019
The UK’s longest-running annual festival of LGBT+ arts and culture is back.
Homotopia runs from November 1-10 at venues across Liverpool and beyond.
This year the theme of the festival is Resist! Resist! which will be explored through a series of performances, plays, talks, exhibitions and “unapologetic celebration of LGBTQ+ culture”.
A festival launch party takes place at the Hope Street Hotel on October 31, featuring live music and a DJ set by Sonic Yootha. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance.
Cains Brewery Village hosts an audiovisual installation – Who Are We? –...