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July 31, 2017

They sang about Norwegian Wood – but now The Beatles are set to be immortalised in wood themselves.

Award-winning sculptor Simon O’Rourke will carve the Fab Four out of a quartet of tree trunks using his trademark chainsaw skills.

And visitors to Liverpool’s Pier Head du...

July 30, 2017

Before Chester’s Storyhouse opened, Grosvenor Park was the main stage for theatre in the city – albeit a low tech, wood bark stage, open to the elements Globe-style.

But after launching the initial season indoors in their nifty new thrust stage auditorium, the team behi...

July 30, 2017

Dreamboats and Petticoats returns to the Liverpool Empire this week.

Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, the writing team behind Goodnight Sweetheart, Birds of a Feather and The New Statesman among others, penned the stage musical set in the era just before the Beatles cha...

July 28, 2017

Get your dancing shoes on because tickets for Peter Kay’s Dance For Life are now on sale.

The Guinness World Record-holding comedian, actor and king of car share returns to Liverpool next spring with his danceathon party after the success of the first event.

All profits...

July 28, 2017

The UK’s largest exhibition exploring sex, gender and LGBT+ history through art is opening in Liverpool today on the eve of this year’s Pride.

Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity also comes in the week the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act which partial...

July 27, 2017

The VC and bar received by Captain Noel Chavasse in the First World War have gone on show at the Museum of Liverpool ahead of the centenary of his death.

The army medic’s Military Cross are also being displayed after the medals were loaned to the waterfront museum by Lo...

July 26, 2017

They had three consecutive number ones – including the iconic anthem You’ll Never Walk Alone – with their first three releases, beating Merseybeat rivals the Beatles to the top of the charts in the process.

Gerry and the Pacemakers were one of the most popular and most...

July 25, 2017

Brian Clough’s ill-fated tenure in charge of Leeds United was short, but anything but sweet.

The football manager’s 44-day struggle at Elland Road is the subject of this feisty new adaptation of David Peace’s novel The Damned Utd (previously filmed with Michael Sheen in...

July 24, 2017

The Liverpool Everyman has revealed the shows that will make up its second Repertory season.

Hope Street audiences will be able to enjoy a revival of the Lerner and Loewe musical Paint Your Wagon, directed by Everyman and Playhouse artistic director Gemma Bodinetz, whic...

July 23, 2017

Singer-songwriter legend Brian Wilson returns to Liverpool this week to perform Pet Sounds and more.

The 75-year-old will appear at the waterfront Exhibition Centre on Friday as part of the city’s 50 Summers of Love season of events and in one of only three dates in the...

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