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.

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...

In Concert: Concerts Square 2013-2023

Having spent more than a decade documenting Concert Square area of Liverpool City Centre and the three streets that encase it. Wood Street, Fleet Street and Slater Street, I thought it would be a good time to take a look back at some of the fascinating and often hilarious people that I have crossed paths...

Frankenstein

Remember, that I am thy creature; l ought to be thy Adam; but I am rather the fallen angel… A storm gathers outside as a couple pack up a room. Clothes and toys are carefully stored away in boxes and bags. Lightning flashes. Picking up a book, the woman reads aloud. It’s a story about...

The Jesse Janes Band + Liam Cromby

Folk/bluegrass band Jesse Janes headline Bombed Out Church. All taking place under marquee. Jesse Janes all hail from Liverpool, with sisters Kate and MaryRose originally from Omagh, Co.Tyrone. Enjoy both original songs and covers of popular artists, such as Dolly Parton, Fleetwood Mac, and The Eagles! Support from Liam Cromby, an Americana folk/rock singer/songwriter, raised...

Take/Make/Create – A Collective Film and Darkroom Photography Exhibition

Explore the work of local film photographers in this collective exhibition curated by Little Vintage Photography and their dark room community. This exhibition is hosted at The Vault, a bank vault situated within Hamilton Vault Studios, an independent maker’s space situated inside a Grade II listed former bank building. Discover the work of talented photographers,...

Boys From the Blackstuff

Alan Bleasdale’s Boys From the Blackstuff by James Graham. Gizza job. Go on, gizzit, go ‘head, giz it if you’ve got it, giz it, I can do it. Giz it then. Go ‘head, gizza job. This is 80s’ Liverpool. Chrissie, Loggo, George, Dixie and Yosser are used to hard work and providing for their families....

The Liverpool Improvisation Festival

The Liverpool Imrpovisation is back for its second annual celebration at Unity. For two days Liverpool will become a hive of all things improv, with affordable ticket prices and a range of shows for all to get involved in. We have an exciting programme of 13 shows including five world premieres. The festival has a...

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...

Reshaping the Past

An exhibition of new works by Catherine Harrison, Sufea Mohamad Noor and Wendy Williams. Reshaping the Past present found objects embodied in paintings, sculptures and prints. Harrison, Mohamad Noor and Williams are interested in the imagined and factual histories of objects. All three artists have practices that repurpose old things in new works to tell...

The Legend of Ned Ludd

When there’s no more work… what then? Machines can make our work easier. They can also make it vanish overnight. The Legend of Ned Ludd is a powerful new play about work, automation and capitalism’s impact – a show for anyone who’s ever put in a hard day’s graft. Join us at the Everyman for...

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