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February 11, 2020

LightNight Liverpool returns to city streets and venues this May with the 2020 theme being Home.

Dozens of organisations and individuals will be involved in staging more than 100 events and activities during the after-hours celebration of arts and culture which attracts...

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, tal...

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.

Cle...

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...

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December 29, 2019

Liverpool is one of the UK’s leading festival cities with something happening almost every week of the year.

From music events like Sound City, LIMF and International Beatleweek to arts festivals like Threshold and the Liverpool Biennial, from food and drink events to the spoken word and the psychedelic, there is something to suit every type of festival goer.

Liverpool also lives up to its title of ‘World in One City’ with a host of events which celebrate the talents of diverse cultural groups including Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, the Festival of Reggae, Africa Oyé and Live...

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