September 25, 2020

Homotopia returns for 2020 with a programme of events taking place outdoors and online under the theme of Show Your Working.

The UK’s longest-running annual celebration of LGBTQIA culture runs from October 29 to November 15 promising a rich mix of theatre, spoken word,...

September 21, 2020

Liverpool Irish Festival is being staged online for 2020 with Patrick Kielty among those taking part in the October event.

Tickets are now available for the festival which runs from October 15-25.

This year’s festival explores the theme of exchange through art, conversat...

September 9, 2020

Liverpool’s BlackFest returns for a third annual celebration and showcase of Black arts and culture.

This year’s festival, which runs from September 21-27, will feature events both online and at physical venues in the city.

The programme includes music, film, performance...

August 29, 2020

Liverpool Laughterhouse is due to reopen its doors to comedy fans at the end of September.

And ahead of that the popular comedy club is announcing its return with a pair of shows as part of the new Liverpool Theatre Festival.

Comedy fans will be able to enjoy a laugh at...

August 27, 2020

Live performance has returned to the city with the inaugural Liverpool Theatre Festival taking place at the Bombed Out Church.

The nine-day outdoor festival programme was due to open on Friday, September 11 with actor Andrew Lancel performing Jonathan Harvey’s Swan Song...

August 14, 2020

Liverpool Digital Music Festival takes over the internet (well, part of it) this month in a fundraising weekend of top tunes from some of the city's most talented musicians.

The festival, from August 29-31, is free but donations are being accepted with proceeds going to...

August 12, 2020

Liverpool’s International Beatleweek is set to go ahead after all this month – albeit in strictly socially-distanced fashion.

So socially distanced in fact that bands who would normally fly in from all over the world to perform at the Fab Four festival are being asked t...

June 18, 2020

A festival celebrating refugee art and culture has gone online for 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The launch of Festival 31, an annual event organised by Liverpool-based art charity SOLA Arts, coincides with National Refugee Week.

Culture Liverpool has joined...

June 13, 2020

The Festival of Reggae is the latest annual Liverpool event to axe its 2020 dates because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Positive Vibration festival was due to have been held this weekend in the Baltic Triangle.

But now organisers have confirmed the festival has been p...

May 18, 2020

Liverpool’s annual may have been postponed because of the pandemic but LCR Pride Foundation has now brought together a series of online events to keep the region’s LGBT_ community connected.

The organisation has revealed its theme for 2020/21 is Young at Heart and aims...

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September 24, 2020

Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James is among the line-up in a series of online events planned for Liverpool Black History Month.

The city’s Writing on the Wall has brought together a programme of performance, film, writing, discussion and debate between October 1-31 featuring local, national and international Black artists, creatives and activists.

Jamaican writer James will join the event from America on October 14 when he will be ‘in conversation’ with Irenosen Okojie, discussing his new Africa-inspired saga Black Leopard, Red Wolf.

Liverpool-born Berkeley Professor of Afri...

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