How the Giants impacted Liverpool – and can any other events top them?

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?

Season of art to Celebrate Women

By Demi Williams Liverpool are getting ready to launch a new season of art and culture events to celebrate inspirational women. ‘Rise’ will cover the worlds of art, business, sport, politics and science and will present how women have impacted their community. The programme of events will officially launch on International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March and will be a yearlong event. Three preview … Continue reading Season of art to Celebrate Women

Liverpool’s upcoming music scene

By Reanna Smith This year could be Liverpool’s chance to bounce back in the music industry. The city might be famous for the Beatles but there’s so much more to it’s music scene than most may think. With events such as Sound City and Cream Classical in Sefton Park, Liverpool’s music scene is constantly developing. But it’s thanks to the huge variety of independent venues that Liverpool’s … Continue reading Liverpool’s upcoming music scene

‘Women in Horror’ Celebrated in Liverpool

By Demi Williams The Liverpool Horror Club are hosting an exhibition celebrating Women in Horror. ‘Horror is No Place for a Lady’ will take place at the Constellations venue and is a 14 day celebration of women and their influence on horror. It will feature an art exhibit showcasing the work of 20+ Liverpool-based artists, all under the theme of Women in Horror. It will … Continue reading ‘Women in Horror’ Celebrated in Liverpool

LIPA Re-enact The Beatles Apple HQ Performance

By Sarah Almond LIPA students have celebrated the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ last ever-public performance. The group paid homage to the band’s famous Apple HQ rooftop performance in 1969, by playing their own renditions of classic Beatles’ songs on the Starbucks rooftop in Liverpool One. The set list included songs such as ‘Yesterday’, ‘Penny Lane’, and ‘Let It Be’. Shoppers stopped in their tracks … Continue reading LIPA Re-enact The Beatles Apple HQ Performance

Oldies but Goldies – Fifties and Sixties themed Gala is coming to Liverpool

By Danielle Wilson The Lord Mayor of Liverpool’s Gala Concert is coming to St. George’s Hall next month. The event will celebrate “a golden era of music and laughter as we remember the songs and stars of the ‘fabulous fifties’ and ‘swinging sixties’!” This year, the event will be supporting three local charities through the Lord Mayor’s Charity Appeal: Everton in the Community, The Michael … Continue reading Oldies but Goldies – Fifties and Sixties themed Gala is coming to Liverpool