What’s On

Liverpool is a vibrant city, with plenty of activities to suit all tastes. Find out what’s happening and when with our handy ‘What’s On’ calendar.

You Get a Car [Everybody Gets a Car]: RESOLVE Collective

See an exciting new installation created using material from Tate Liverpool. Explore interactive installations created by RESOLVE Collective both in Tate Liverpool + RIBA North and just outside the entrance in the Winter Garden. RESOLVE has been working with communities across Liverpool to redistribute and re-use material from Tate Liverpool’s site on the Albert Dock....

DaDa Annual Rushton Lecture Online Premiere

Since 2014 DaDa has annually presented our Edward Rushton Social Justice Lecture on the United Nations International Day for People with Disabilities (3rd December) to keep alive the passion and fire demonstrated by Rushton, a Liverpool poet, activist, abolitionist and disabled man. In December 2023 we welcomed our lecture audience to Museum of Liverpool to...

The Flow Project at Black-E (weekly on Mondays)

From Monday 18 March, we will be restarting free weekly circus and flow arts sessions at the Black – E called The Flow Project. Centered around moving, having fun, sharing knowledge and emphasizing personal growth and well being. Everyone is welcome to join in, whatever their ability or prop is. Sessions will be weekly, on...

Julia Midgley: Drawing a Record

Kirkby Gallery is delighted to announce our new exhibition – Julia Midgley: Drawing a Record, opening 15th April and running until 17th August 2024. Julia Midgley is a Printmaker and Reportage artist. Over decades of practice, Julia’s drawings have recorded society at large, illustrating her observations on location. By acting as a fly on the...

Going To The Match On Tour

Going to the Match, painted in 1953, is LS Lowry’s best-known and most popular picture. Although he painted football-themed scenes before and after this date it is Going to the Match which has become iconic – an enduring representation of what match day means to fans. The 1953 work shows fans arriving for a Bolton...

Travel in Style Online Exhibition

Following on from the success of the exhibition ‘Travel in Style: Iconic Cunard Advertising in the 1920s and 1930s’ exhibition, the University of Liverpool is thrilled to announce that an online version is now available and accessible via their Digital Heritage Lab website.  The University is home to a huge range of unique heritage collections...

Liverpool Book Market

Book fairs are back at the Bluecoat! Browse a fantastic selection of books from a range of local book sellers, including Kernaghan Books and still Out-of-Print of Smithdown Road. More stallholders to be announced soon. 11am – 5pm. Free entry. Fri 26 – Sat 27 April Fri 24 – Sat 25 May Fri 21 –...

Michelle Williams Gamaker: Our Mountains Are Painted on Glass

Through her practice British-Sri Lankan artist Michelle Williams Gamaker explores race, identity, her love of cinema and the power of storytelling. Known for her inventive filmmaking and screenwriting, Williams Gamaker draws on and celebrates the classic movies she watched growing up, and takes inspiration from early Hollywood and British cinema. The exhibition at Bluecoat will...

Dahong Hongxuan Wang: Role Model

Dahong Hongxuan Wang, an artist who has played the role of Anna May Wong in several of Michelle Williams Gamaker’s works, will exhibit her new film Role Models. Hongxuan Wang’s new film follows the path of Anna May Wong who travelled to her ancestral hometown of Taishan, Guangdong. Having been rejected by Hollywood in favour...

Bees: A Story of Survival

Bees: A Story Of Survival is a visually stunning and immersive adventure that explores the epic tale of these incredible creatures and their essential relationship with the natural world. In a unique partnership with the award-winning artist Wolfgang Buttress, Bees: A Story Of Survival is a beautiful harmony of art and science featuring cutting edge technology. Using sculptural sound...

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