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Introducing the next generation of music talent

A new cohort of talented music makers from across Liverpool City Region has been enrolled in one of the country’s leading talent development programmes. Celebrating its tenth year, LIMF Academy has proudly unveiled its class of 2023/24 – with the seven recruits now joining an elite initiative, as they are guided and supported in to...

World class art treasures return to Walker Art Gallery

Renaissance Rediscovered presents the Walker’s renowned collection of western European art from the 13th to the 18th century. Masterpieces such as Simone Martini’s Christ Discovered in the Temple, Holbein’s Portrait of Henry VIII, and Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait as a Young Man feature in the elegant new spaces. New acquisitions join this spectacular collection for the first...

Music Tourism Boom: Music Pulls In Over 14 Million Tourists And Generates £6.6 Billion Of Spending As Harry Styles and Dua Lipa Help Attract Fans To Events Across The UK

UK Music, the collective voice of the UK music industry, today unveils its Here, There and Everywhere report, which reveals the huge contribution of music tourism to the UK economy.  The new report outlines the impact of the eagerly anticipated resurgence of live music in 2022 – the first full year of post-pandemic festivals, gigs...

Rare Liverpool Tile Unveiling is A Summer Must-See

This August, visitors to St George’s Hall are in for a treat as one of Liverpool’s hidden gems goes on rare display. The Hall’s Minton floor, consisting of 30,000 beautifully hand-crafted tiles, will be revealed for the first time in four years from Tuesday 1 to Friday 18 August. The beautiful Victorian mosaic, has been...

Liverpool sets the bar high for World Gymnastics Championships

A report into the success of the World Gymnastics Championships 2022 (WGC2022) has highlighted the legacy of the event and its lasting impact on the city’s young and old residents. The independent study into the Championships, which took place in the M&S Bank Arena from 29 October to 6 November 2022, has found that as...

Experience the Magic of Music at Liverpool Philharmonic’s Open Day

Liverpool Philharmonic throws open its doors on Sunday 24 September for a day filled with live music, all for free! If you’ve never been to the Hall before this is the perfect event to discover everything on offer. Everyone is welcome to drop in throughout the day (1pm – 10pm) for a series of musical...

Shout it Loud – Liverpool is a city full of pride!

For the first time, Pride in Liverpool will showcase a ‘city full of pride’ with elements of the annual festival being spread across the whole city centre allowing pride-goers to experience the event in a totally unique way. Based on feedback, the region’s LGBT+ charity has focused on elements that the community have said they...

Eurovision Heroes to Receive Special Thank You

The 400+-strong team of volunteers who provided an unforgettable welcome for what is regarded as the most successful Eurovision Song Contest ever are being given a special civic thank you. Liverpool’s amazing Eurovols – who for three weeks donned their eye-catching yellow uniform and welcomed visitors from across the world – will attend a ‘Thank...

New Creative Awards announced as legacy of photographer Ant Clausen

A new fund which will help young people break into the creative industries has been announced. The Fire it Up Fund has been launched in memory of Ant Clausen, a Liverpool based film maker and photographer who died tragically at the start of the year while in his native New Zealand. The fund will be...

Liverpool Art Fair 2023 at the Royal Liver Building

This summer will see the much-anticipated return of Liverpool Art Fair, with the highly successful event taking place at the iconic Royal Liver Building for the first time. The event, which is free to attend, will be open to the public from 30th June to 20th August, Tuesday – Sunday, 12pm-6pm. Visitors will be able...

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