By Demi Williams As part of the Spring 2019 season, the Liverpool FACT picturehouse has opened a new exhibition from the works of two renowned female artists. American filmmaker Ericka Beckman and London based artist Marianna Simnett have created different forms of visual storytelling curated by Zabludowicz Collection. The exhibit shows what we can learn about modern day society from traditional fairy tales, with one piece … Continue reading FACT’s Digital Art Installation
By Daniel Williams Building work for the anticipated Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot is now underway. Click the video below to learn more. For more information visit the Shakespeare North website. Featured image courtesy of Shakespeare North. Continue reading Long-awaited Prescot Playhouse celebrating Shakespeare now under construction
By Harriet Morphy-Morris To mark 100 years since women won the right to vote, the exhibition 209 Women has empowered the city of Liverpool by highlighting the visibility of women in environments which are still largely male dominated. The exhibition, shot exclusively by women photographers, first launched in the Houses of Parliament on December 14th, 100 years to the day since women first voted in … Continue reading Exhibition at the Open Eye Gallery which Celebrates the Empowerment of Women
By Reanna Smith The BBC 6 Music Festival has had it’s Liverpool debut. The annual festival featured performances from a variety of 6 Music favourites including Anna Calvi, Hot Chip, Fontaines D.C and The Good, The Bad & The Queen. Three venues across the city hosted the event, with sell out performances taking place each day and night. BBC 6 decided to bring the festival … Continue reading BBC 6 Music kicks off festival season
By Megan Stringer It was 2006 when Culture Liverpool began talks with French street theatre company Royal de Luxe to bring the Giants Spectacular Showcase to Liverpool. Finally, in 2012, their wish came true. Since then, they have been prominent figures in Liverpool since 2012, and have held exceptional performances around the city three times. Last October, we finally said goodbye to the showcase as founder, Jean-Luc Courcoult, explained that … Continue reading How the Giants impacted Liverpool – and can any other events top them?
By Hannah Martin, Young people in Liverpool are set to strike for the second time over the government’s climate change policies. A second Youth Strike 4 Climate is set to take place Friday 15th March – four weeks after the first UK-wide #fridaysforfuture brought thousands of students out of schools and on to the streets. Young people from more than 40 countries together to join … Continue reading Liverpool’s youth strike for climate action tomorrow
By Maëlle Fontaine The debate continues around the outcome of Brexit with MPs rejecting Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a second time by a majority of 149. The number of possibilities around the future of the country still remains uncertain and leaves the question about what happens next wide open. But what about Liverpool ? The city has been thriving for the past decade on … Continue reading Post Brexit : What next for our ex-capital of culture ?
By Demi Williams To mark 100 years since women achieved the right to vote, an all-female photography initiative have created portraits of the UK’s women MPs, shot exclusively by female photographers. These will be displayed in a free public exhibition called ‘209 Women’ at Liverpool’s Open Eye Gallery, which will launch tonight! ‘209 Women’ is a national artist-led project to celebrate the centenary of women’s … Continue reading Launch of All-Women Photo Exhibition
By Danielle Wilson Tate Liverpool is opening after dark for a one-night event. ‘Art 360: After Dark’ brings together work from 18 artists, with live music, 360-degree projections and street food. Visitors will be given headphones and can pick from three different channels to listen to throughout the event. They can pick between award-winning sound engineer, Phil Channell, Birkenhead band Annexe the Moon, or a … Continue reading Tate Liverpool to hold one-night event
By Danielle Wilson The Everyman Theatre is hosting a week-long festival to celebrate all things Shakespeare. The Brilliant Bard Festival is bringing together organisations from the Merseyside region, including Liverpool John Moores University, Shakespeare North, University of Liverpool, and Edge Hill University. The seven day event will be filled with different sessions and classes for all ages, showcasing the playwright’s work. Learning manager at … Continue reading Shakespeare festival coming to Liverpool