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  • METAL artist in residence ‘electronic poppies’

    METAL artist in residence ‘electronic poppies’

    St Georges Hall
    Sun 10 Jan ‘16 - Sat 10 Jan ‘15

      Electronic Poppies –  artist in residence St Georges Hall Metal work out of Edge Hill Station, they curate an exciting programme of international and UK artists in residence. During

  • Silent Night Carol Concert

    Silent Night Carol Concert


    Fri 1 Jan ‘16

    Silent Night Carol Concert: Inspired by the Poppies: Weeping Window installation and The Truce statue on display inside St Georges Hall, a unique evening of music was created in the

  • Black Poppies

    Black Poppies


    Sat 19 Dec ‘15 - Sun 18 Jan ‘15

    “The Black Poppy sculpture idea arose out of a Writing on the Wall heritage project which focuses on an archive of letters and documents highlighting the plight of black soldiers,

  • Remembered? 

    Remembered? 

    FACT
    Wed 13 Jan ‘16

    Remembered – a veteran’s perspective ‘Remembered’ was a debate on the contemporary role of the memorial. War Veterans who regularly attend FACT’s art project spoke about the different rituals and

  • Socks, Pincushions & Stories

    Socks, Pincushions & Stories

    Bridge Galleries
    Fri 9 Jan ‘15 - Sun 10 Jan ‘16

    Socks, Pin Cushions and Stories is a heritage lottery project highlighting the contribution of women during World War One. For the Weeping Window programme, Socks, Pin Cushions and Stories created

  • Stories in Stone

    Stories in Stone

    St George's Hall
    Wed 11 Nov ‘15 - Sat 30 Jan ‘16

    Stories in Stone: A literary walk about Liverpool at War By Deb Mulherne Some went to war. Some stayed at home. All had stories to tell. A walking tour was produced

  • Northern Flowerhouse

    Northern Flowerhouse

    St James Mt
    Mon 28 Dec ‘15 - Sat 17 Jan ‘15

     NORTHERN FLOWERHOUSE St George's Hall Heritage Entrance, January 4th – January 17th 2016 2 exhibitions, 1 launch event, 800 audience, 11 artists  A Tale of Two Cities won Royal Botanic Gardens Kew's Grow

  • Silent Voices Exhibition

    Silent Voices Exhibition

    St Georges Hall
    Mon 4 Jan ‘16 - Sun 18 Jan ‘15

    This exhibtion was shown at St Georges Hall. 'Everyday life in Bil'in, a village in occupied Palestine, as seen through the eyes of children. Under the guidance of the Liverpool-based

  • Ensure We Remember – Chinese Labour Corps

    Ensure We Remember – Chinese Labour Corps

    Pagoda Arts
    Mon 19 Oct ‘15 - Sun 22 Nov ‘15

    Ensure We Remember – exhibition of Chinese Labour Corps photographs at Pagoda Arts During the First World War, more than 140,000 Chinese workers were recruited and transported to Britain and

  • Poppies: Women and War

    Poppies: Women and War

    Museum of Liverpool
    Fri 24 Jul ‘15 - Sun 5 Jun ‘16

    This photographic exhibition explores the personal stories of women affected by war, and is on show in the Museum of Liverpool’s Skylight Gallery. Renowned photographer Lee Karen Stow reflects on

  • The Christmas Truce Statue

    The Christmas Truce Statue

    St George's Hall
    Thu 15 Oct ‘15 - Sun 17 Jan ‘16

    'Truce' by Andy Edwards was proudly displayed as part of the 'Poppies: Weeping Window' project. The sculpture calls for peace and reconciliation. It commemorates the brave young men who took part

  • From Waterfront to Western Front

    From Waterfront to Western Front

    Museum of Liverpool
    Tue 19 Jul ‘11 - Mon 31 Dec ‘18

    This special exhibition, From Waterfront to Western Front explores the story of the Liverpool Pals in the First World War. It is on display in The People's Republic Gallery. On

  • Lost Voices

    Lost Voices

    Crosby Library
    Tue 10 Nov ‘15 - Thu 21 Jan ‘16

    Poppies: Weeping Window gives us all a chance to reflect on the sacrifices made across conflicts and for many, to reflect on their experiences of World War Two (WWII). So

  • ‘Living the lottery’ – The Life of an Army Wife

    ‘Living the lottery’ – The Life of an Army Wife

    Museum of Liverpool
    Sat 12 Mar ‘16

    Part of the Poppies: Women in War Series Join Karen O’Rourke, Curator of Urban and Military History to find out more about early army families and their struggles to ‘follow

  • Crafternoon

    Crafternoon

    Museum of Liverpool
    Mon 7 Nov ‘16 - Sat 27 Feb ‘16

    Part of the Poppies: Women and War Series   Join the team at the Museum of Liverpool for a fun family-friendly craft session. Make poppies, decorate embroidered postcards or create your very own

  • Watching and Waiting

    Watching and Waiting

    Museum of Liverpool
    Mon 12 Oct ‘15 - Mon 8 Feb ‘16

    Part of the Poppies: Women and War Series Visit the Museum of Liverpool and hear the charming true story of local couple Fred and Grace Sellers in a performance based on

  • Remember when…?

    Remember when…?

    Museum of Liverpool
    Thu 4 Feb ‘16

    Part of the Poppies: Women and War Series Do you remember the May Blitz or seeing the bombed out houses in the 1950s and 60s? Join the team at the Museum

  • Introductory Talks

    Introductory Talks

    Museum of Liverpool
    Sun 4 Oct ‘15 - Thu 11 Feb ‘16

    Part of the Poppies: Women and War Series Join the team at the Museum of Liverpool for this informal introductory tour of the Women and War exhibition looking at the different roles

  • Magical History

    Magical History

    Museum of Liverpool
    Sun 29 Nov ‘15 - Sun 28 Feb ‘16

    Part of the Poppies: Women and War Series Find out more about the exhibition Poppies: Women and War by exploring the Museum of Liverpool's First World War objects with the education team. Suitable for

  • ‘Mending broken bodies’ – Nursing in the First World War

    ‘Mending broken bodies’ – Nursing in the First World War

    Museum of Liverpool
    Tue 19 Apr ‘16

    Part of the Poppies: Women in War Series   A talk with Karen O’Rourke, Curator of Urban and Military History, looking at how some women chose to ‘do their bit’

  • City Soldiers

    City Soldiers

    Museum of Liverpool
    Tue 6 Dec ‘11 - Mon 31 Dec ‘18

    The City Soldiers Gallery tells the story of the King's Regiment - one of Britain's oldest regiments, created in 1685, and Liverpool's regiment since 1881. In 2006 the King's Regiment

  • Dazzle Ferry

    Dazzle Ferry

    River Mersey
    Wed 1 Apr ‘15 - Sat 24 Dec ‘16

    Come and see Liverpool’s dazzle ferry, which has been created as part of First World War commemorations. Liverpool Biennial, 14-18 NOW and Tate Liverpool have commissioned British pop artist Sir

  • Dazzle Ship

    Dazzle Ship

    Canning Graving Dock
    Mon 1 Jun ‘15 - Wed 1 Jun ‘16

    Come and see Liverpool’s dazzle ship, created as part of First World War commemorations. Contemporary artist Carlos Cruz-Diez has been commissioned by Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool and 14-18 NOW to dazzle the Edmund Gardner,