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Olivier Award-Winning Musical Heading to Liverpool

Celebrating fourteen years as an unmissable Edinburgh Fringe phenomenon, after a successful West End run and honored with the Olivier Award, Showstopper! The Improvised Musical is coming to Liverpool Playhouse. From Thursday 9 May to Saturday 11 May, audiences will be treated to an ingenious blend of comedy, musical theatre, and spontaneous brilliance.  Direct from...

Museum of Liverpool launch a new disability history trail

A new disability history trail at Museum of Liverpool explores the fascinating stories of the city’s disability heritage. Created through co-production with local disabled people, prioritising their ideas, needs and perspectives, their lived experiences have enriched the trail, which will enable all visitors to discover the galleries and collections from a new perspective. The community...

Shakespeare North Playhouse celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday with an open day of events and workshops

Generously funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Shakespeare North Playhouse will celebrate the bard’s birthday with a jam-packed open day brimming with workshops and drop-in sessions for all ages to enjoy. From theatre masterclasses with renowned Shakespearean practitioner Ben Crystal, to poetry workshops, all the way to storytelling with giants- there’s something for everyone!...

Liverpool Cathedral Presents Infinite Encounters

Step into a realm of sensory exploration at Liverpool Cathedral’s upcoming art exhibition, Infinite Encounters. This May, Liverpool Cathedral will be home to an exciting and captivating group exhibition that promises to bring all five senses to life through art. Infinite Encounters will invite visitors to interact and enjoy an experience of sound, sight, touch,...

Prime Orchestra make debut UK performance with Rock Sympho Show

In the spring of 2024, the modern Ukrainian crossover orchestra, Prime Orchestra, will perform in Great Britain for the first time with their Rock Sympho Show! As part of their tour, they will perform at George’s Hall on Wednesday 17 April with a new and impressive music show. The performance will include exclusive covers that...

Have your say on the future of International Slavery Museum and Maritime Museum

Two museums with powerful collections and stories of local, national and international significance are inviting local people and visitors to have a say in shaping their future.   National Museums Liverpool is sharing the plans for the redevelopment of both the International Slavery Museum and Maritime Museum, inviting everyone to not only explore the designs...

The Reader announces season of open-air theatre in Calderstones Park

The Reader charity, based in Liverpool’s Calderstones Park, has announced a season of open-air theatre shows for the summer featuring Shakespearean favourites and Sherlock Holmes. The performances will bring one of the city’s hidden historic gems back to life. The Art-Deco style theatre stage built in 1947 hosted everything from performing dogs and ventriloquists to opera...

Red Rum Club to Be Inducted Into Cavern Wall of Fame Ahead of Homecoming Arena Gig

Red Rum Club, the alt-indie rock sensation hailing from Liverpool, is set to receive a prestigious honour as they are to be immortalised in the hallowed Cavern Wall of Fame. This recognition comes as the band celebrates not only their roots but also their recent chart success with their latest album, “Western Approaches”, which debuted...

West End and Broadway hit The Kite Runner returns to Liverpool

Bringing Khaled Hosseini’s internationally bestselling novel to life, The Kite Runner direct from its acclaimed Broadway season is set to make a triumphant return to the Liverpool Playhouse from Tuesday 23 April to Saturday 27 April 2024. Originally produced by Nottingham Playhouse and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse, The Kite Runner first captivated Liverpool audiences in...

Liverpool feels the love for new destination campaign

A brand new campaign has been launched which aims to cement Liverpool’s position as the best place to visit an event in the UK. Liverpool Loves is a new city-wide campaign which will give visitors attending a major event a unique and exciting welcome, encouraging them to spend more time here and discover places and...

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