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RISE Liverpool

2019 is Liverpool’s Year of the Woman.

RISE is a season of exhibitions, events and happenings exploring and telling the stories of women in all their power, through a cultural lens. Featuring women from Liverpool, the UK and the rest of the world, RISE shines a light on those females whose legacy educates, empowers and inspires.

The full programme which will take place across the city this year will launch on International Women’s Day (8 March 2019). If you have an event, exhibition, performance or related project that you would like to profile as part of our inspiring programme, get in touch via the link below. If you have any questions please email [email protected]

RISE with us.

  • Submit Your Project

    Submit Your Project


    Thu 7 Feb ‘19 - Tue 31 Dec ‘19

    RISE is an exciting programme of new art works, commissions, writing, performance, exhbitions and events showcasing exceptional women in the arts, business, science, sport and politics. If you have an

  • Punk In The Picton

    Punk In The Picton

    Central Library
    Thu 21 Feb ‘19

    As part of Liverpool Central Library’s punk exhibition, artist Emma Harrison will chat about her time documenting performances by punk band the Slits, in what was at the time, a

  • Tracey Thorn: In Conversation

    Tracey Thorn: In Conversation

    Liverpool Central Library
    Mon 25 Feb ‘19

    Liverpool Central Library is delighted to welcome musician and writer Tracey Thorn as part of her UK book tour for the release of ‘Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia. In

  • 209 Women: Hilary Wood

    209 Women: Hilary Wood

    Open Eye Gallery
    Thu 28 Feb ‘19 - Sun 14 Apr ‘19

    Marking 100 years since the first women achieved the right to vote in a general election, this ambitious all-female exhibition from Open Eye Gallery features new portraits of women MPs