Pagoda Arts is part of the fabric of Liverpool’s cultural scene

Pagoda Arts is part of the fabric of Liverpool’s cultural scene, with more than...

Mesmerising new film and soundscape event explores Liverpool’s backlands

They’re the places we don’t often think about. The hidden spaces between one urban...

How Liverpool came together to deliver Eurovision

Arts Council England Chief Executive Darren Henley looks back at how investment in arts...

Celebrating the power of events to connect, move and shape people – and places

On the eve of a report into the impact of Liverpool’s hosting of Eurovision...

A Creative Union for Liverpool City Region

This August will see ‘Imagine Bamboo is Everywhere’ take place as part of Liverpool...

Modern Music Cities

I’ve just seen the wrap up video for our Modern Music Cities conference and...

Liverpool – a changing cultural narrative

Liverpool’s cultural credentials are known the world over. At one time the Beatles and...

Elevating events – Liverpool Style!

Now that the behemoth that is Eurovision is over, you’d think the events team...

Liverpool and ENO make the perfect duet…

The curtain had barely closed on Eurovision 2023 before the calls for an encore...

Joy is a very serious business…

Liverpool has been celebrated for managing to find the balance between marking the situation...

Eurovision: Liverpool take a bow…

Director of Culture Liverpool, Claire McColgan, reflects on the city’s incredible Eurovision experience… Well,...

Discover Liverpool’s homegrown musical brilliance…

It’s great that the BBC put out a programme called Sounds of Liverpool on...

How Eurovision is bringing memories alive…

Part of Liverpool’s commitment in hosting the Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of Ukraine...

Planning Eurovision is all in a day (and night’s) work…

“Ever wondered what it must be like to be on the organising team for...

We can come back stronger…

“When Ukraine came under attack on 24 February 2022, Veronika Yasynska could never have...

From Liverpool to Luna… with love

“Gung Hey Fat Choi, Happy New Year - a time of celebration, focusing on the removal...

If all the world could be Prescot…

“I went to the opening of Shakespeare North last night in Prescot. People talk...

Eurovision, This is Liverpool Calling…

“The news that the BBC is in talks with the European Broadcasting Union to...

The power of public service…

“There is a pretty well-rehearsed argument that the less you hear about city councils...

Liverpool’s Against Racism… ok LAR?

“Last month, Liverpool hosted Liverpool Against Racism – a week-long series of events to...

A journey to developing a cultural strategy for Liverpool…

“Spring is finally here, the days are getting longer and there is a glimmer...

A new sound for Liverpool…

“This January saw the launch of a brand new campaign for the city, bringing...

Culture, what is it good for… absolutely everything!

“A statement that embodies more meaning than it perhaps realised, ‘culture, what is it...

The writings on the wall…

“I was made up to learn that a group of musicians and friends are...

Is culture the new petrol?…

“Challenges with staffing, suppliers, delays in deliveries and legislation run the risk of turning...

Liverpool. We evolve, we Change, never still…

“Liverpool was in the news again recently with the news that we had lost...

Statues redressed and re-imagined…

“Walking through Liverpool this summer, I was fascinated to see the Queen Victoria statue...

What’s a city without its Culture?…

“What is a city without its people? Without its vibrant culture? Without its bustling...

Colourful, creative and captivating. That’s Liverpool…

“If you cast your mind back to January, things were pretty bleak. We were...

Nobody does it better…

“When I took over the portfolio for Culture and Visitor Economy from the brilliant...

No Labels Needed…

“When Liverpool started the process of securing World Heritage Site status in around 2001,...

Inspiring tomorrow’s talent, today…

“I was excited to learn recently that Future Talent have decided on Liverpool as...

Thank you for the music, the joy you’ve given…

“Vasily Petrenko has just ended his glorious 15 year reign as the Royal Liverpool...

A journey to developing a cultural strategy for Liverpool…

“Spring is finally here, the days are getting longer and there is a glimmer...

Open Sauced?…

“About 15 years ago I read a book that truly inspired me. It was...

Ode to the Mersey music mavericks…

“It’s pretty much stating the obvious to say that Liverpool is renowned the world...

We can come back stronger…

“When Ukraine came under attack on 24 February 2022, Veronika Yasynska could never have...

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