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.

Coptic Stitch Bookbinding

Learn how to create a handmade book from scratch and bind it using Coptic stitching. Coptic stitch bookbinding (also called Coptic bookbinding) is a way of binding pages of a book together without the use of glue or staples. Like other types of hand binding, its origins are ancient. A Coptic stitch is a type...

Bay Bryan: Songs & Stories from ‘The Meadow’

Stripped down to the roots and performing solo, Bay Bryan transports us into the mesmerising alt-folk world of his concept album ‘The Meadow’. Songs and storytelling intertwine to make for an intimate and immersive experience. As heard on BBC 2’s The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe, Bay’s music is accessible yet complex with a philosophical...

The Merrymakers

With music featuring in almost all of Shakespeare’s plays, it created an entertaining and vibrant means of storytelling to capture an Elizabethan audience. Join acclaimed performer and provocateur Jennifer Reid, and her invited guests, for an evening of open-air Folk Music and song. The Sir Ken Dodd Performance Garden will come alive with The Merrymakers,...

Introduction to UV Screenprinting on Fabric

Learn the basics of UV screen-printing on fabric and use your own design to create a set of tote bags to take home with you. During this one day course you will learn the basics of screen printing, including learning about the materials used and processes involved in creating a UV exposed screen. After preparing...

Africa Oyé

This summer, the son of music legend Bob Marley, Julian Marley, and a female supergroup, Les Amazones d’Afrique, will headline the acclaimed Africa Oyé Festival this summer. Africa Oyé, the UK’s largest free celebration of African music and culture, takes place annually in Liverpool. Beginning in 1992 as a series of small gigs in the...

The School of Night

In the 16th century, The School Of Night was an underground sect of artists, thinkers, writers and spies, who some scholars believe wrote Shakespeare’s plays. Revived for the 21st century in 2005, this heretical troupe has risen to the challenge of Hard Bardics: improvising lost masterpieces, summoning the muses and channelling the great poets and...

Hollie McNish: The Lobster Tour

After a run of sold out shows up and down the UK, Hollie McNish is back with a brand new book, Lobster and other things I’m learning to love. A Sunday Times bestselling writer whose live readings are not to be missed, expect strong language and adult content, gift-wrapped in gorgeously crafted poetry. In Lobster,...

Beyond Van Gogh

Immerse yourself in Van Gogh’s artwork live you’ve never seen it before. Witness over 300 masterpieces, including instantly-recognizable classics such as “The Starry Night”, “Sunflowers” and “Café Terrace at Night”, now freed from their frames. Van Gogh’s art comes to life by appearing and disappearing, flowing across multiple surfaces, and heightening the senses with their...

BOOT FEST

Join us in the sun at Future Yard, Birkenhead on Saturday 29 June for a day packed full of music from the most exciting Indie/Alternative acts from Merseyside. Ft. Shefu, The Sukis, Juno, Toy Car & Georgia Johnson. Plus, live screen printing, a vinyl record fair & the launch of our 7th print issue. *Free...

Botanical Summer Print Party

Be inspired by our Bluecoat Garden this Summer, using flowers and foliage to create beautiful botanical prints. Participants will begin the session by choosing from a selection of fresh wild flowers and foliage. They will then use a variety of techniques to create beautiful botanical Collagraph prints using our A3 table top relief press. Children...

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