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February 13, 2020

Liverpool’s latest maritime visitor to the Mersey arrives this month – and there’s a rare chance for people to step on board for a closer look.

The Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales is due to sail up the river on February 28.

And over the weekend of Febru...

February 10, 2020

A trio of light installations will illuminate key Sefton landmarks next month as part of celebrations for Borough of Culture 2020.

Waterloo and Bootle Town Halls and The Atkinson in Southport will become giant canvasses as A Nightingale’s Song unfolds over three consecu...

February 9, 2020

First there was the moon. Then the Earth. And now a giant flock of birds are set to appear suspended in mid-air inside Liverpool Cathedral.

Peace Doves, a mass participation art project created in collaboration with renowned sculptor and artist Peter Walker, will take o...

January 13, 2020

Northern artists are being encouraged to submit their work to stand on the Liverpool Plinth.

The sculpture will follow Sam Shendi’s Split Decision (pictured) and Gold Lamé by Tony Heaton which have already enjoyed exposure on the plinth which stands in the grounds of Li...

January 9, 2020

Liverpool is set to welcome the Chinese Year of the Rat this weekend.

But due to the city’s current budgetary constraints, it has been announced the annual weekend of festivities - which attract tens of thousands of people to Chinatown - will be reduced to one day for 2...

January 3, 2020

Never mind the Roaring 20s, Storyhouse is stepping back to the first golden age of the musical this month.

The Chester cultural venue has joined forces with the British Film Institute (BFI) and is staging a weekend of movie musicals from the 1930s in its Art Deco home.


December 2, 2019

A special Sgt Pepper celebration is being staged in Liverpool this Christmas.

The unique and atmospheric immersive experience is a collaboration between Tate Liverpool and National Museums Liverpool and is taking place inside the Dr Martin Luther King Jr building on the...

November 13, 2019

Christmas is coming to Church Alley in Liverpool city centre with a stunning light canopy and accompanying festive soundtrack.

Liverpool BID’s Light Spectacular is a 50metre tunnel which will connect Church Street and the historic Bluecoat in School Lane from this Frida...

November 11, 2019

A special 10th anniversary screening of John Lennon biopic Nowhere Boy will raise funds for the Clapperboard UK charity.

BAFTA-nominated screenwriter Matt Greenhalgh and Liverpool actor Josh Bolt – who played Pete Shotton in the film – will take part in a Q&A following...

November 8, 2019

The Reader is organising a series of festive events at Calderstones this Christmas.

The Home for Christmas programme includes both free and ticketed events at The Reader’s base in the grade II listed Calderstones Mansion House between now and December 25.

They include fr...

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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 thousands of people each year.

This year's LightNight takes place on Friday, May 15.

Home is many things; our planet, our family, our community. Most of all, it's a sense of belonging. But in a world full of barriers to belonging, where millions are displaced or homeless and the future of our very planet is in...

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