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January 22, 2018

It’s been a favourite read for generations of Liverpool children – and now Her Benny is returning to the stage.

Producer Anne Dalton is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the musical version of Silas Hocking’s rags to riches tale with a special new production at the Ro...

January 19, 2018

Legendary British rockers Def Leppard are making a pre-Christmas date with Liverpool as part of a new UK tour.

The band, formed in Sheffield 40 years ago, will play the Echo Arena on December 15.

Tickets go on sale at 9am this Friday, January 26.

Def Leppard have sold mor...

January 19, 2018

After Sgt Pepper – complete with bells, whistles and confetti – at the arena last week, the RLPO is back to regular business in Hope Street.

And it was all symphonic systems go, with conductor Vasily Petrenko back in charge of a packed selection box of audience favourit...

January 17, 2018

A new portrait of Liverpool-born Kim Cattrall is set to come to the Walker Art Gallery as part of a hotly-contested Sky Arts competition.

The Portrait Artist of the Year contest is being screened on Sky from tonight.

And the winner will receive a £10,000 commission to pa...

January 15, 2018

Fusion Festival is on its way back to Otterspool Prom for a third year - and the line-up for 2018 has just been announced.

The popular music event, billed as ‘the North West’s ultimate pop festival’, will take place on September 1-2.

David Guetta, Jess Glynne and Clean B...

January 14, 2018

Tim Firth and Gary Barlow are bookending the year at the Liverpool Empire.

Not only is The Band coming to the Lime Street theatre this month, but their previous collaboration Calendar Girls – the Musical is set to make its Empire debut in November.

Fern Britton, Ruth Mad...

January 14, 2018

It was 10 years ago today – well, OK, give or take 24 hours – the Echo Arena was christened with a fanfare, Britannia, a real Beatle and the RLPO stacked seven stories high.

So it was apt the Phil should return, if not this time on precarious scaffolding, and they shoul...

January 12, 2018

Fifty years ago the Beatles travelled to India to meditate with the Maharishi – and write a host of songs for what would become their ‘White Album’.

Now half-a-century on that visit, captured in candid photographs by fellow traveller Paul Saltzman (including the one abo...

January 11, 2018

There’s hardly a household in Britain that hasn’t been affected by one of this winter’s range of illnesses – and it seems the lurgy has also struck down the cast of Jersey Boys.

Hence a list of changes for press night at the Empire that included two of the Four Seasons,...

January 11, 2018

Ten years ago today a crowd of 50,000 packed Lime Street to mark the People’s Opening of Capital of Culture year.

Now a decade on Liverpool is preparing to celebrate a stellar 12 months once more.

And today the city’s culture chiefs are revealing another series of major...

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