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.

Into the Wyld

Material Matters presents Into the Wyld: a festival of contemporary art at the Williamson Art Gallery & Museum exploring the continuing legacy of the medieval poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and its unique connection to the Wirral. From 1st August to 21st December 2024 the Material Matters Collective will be in residency at...

The Merry Wives of Windsor

“Wives may be merry, and yet honest too!” Sir John Falstaff, everyone’s favourite Shakespearean sleaze ball, has fallen on hard times. In order to fix his finances he plans to seduce the wives of two wealthy merchants. But, wise to his wily ways, the ladies take the opportunity to punish Falstaff by playing a series...

Summer Sounds: Haydock Band

Join us for Summer Sounds – a packed programme of music on the bandstand at Strawberry Field. With free music events happening every weekend throughout the summer, Summer Sounds is the perfect family day out. Bring along your picnic blankets and deckchairs, and enjoy music in the garden as John Lennon did as a child....

The Comedy of Erorrs

Pedalling from venue to venue with all of their set, props and costumes on the back of their bikes, the HandleBards are a four-strong troupe of actors who are spending the summer bringing environmentally sustainable Shakespeare to venues across the UK. Join the troupe for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Comedy of Errors’ like...

‘Monadic Singularity’ by Anish Kapoor

To celebrate its centenary in 2024, Liverpool Cathedral is thrilled to present an exciting and UK-first exhibition by the internationally acclaimed British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor. One of the most innovative and influential artists of our time, Kapoor is renowned for his iconic works, such as Cloud Gate in Chicago and the Orbit Tower at the Olympic...

Shake Scene Shakespeare Double Bill

“This high-stakes immediacy is what makes [Shake-Scene’s] work really magical.” Viv Groskop, The Stage. AS YOU LIKE IT DATES AND TIMES Thu 15 Aug, 6:30pm Sat 17 Aug, 2pm ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA DATES AND TIMES Fri 16 Aug, 6:30pm Sat 17 Aug, 6:30pm Classic stories, rollercoaster emotions, beautiful words and spontaneous, unpredictable performances created before...

Angelica Sprockets Pockets

Angelica Sprocket lives next door. Her overcoat has pockets galore! And you’ll never guess what’s in them… Prepare to be surprised, thrilled and tickled pink by Angelica Sprocket’s never-ending pockets, and the marvellous things she keeps in them. Filled with Folksy’s touch of live music, puppetry, audience interaction and madness! This fun-filled show is the...

Alas! Poor Yorick

An entertaining excavation of work and political systems through the eyes of the gravediggers in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Alas! Poor Yorick draws on David Graeber, Marx and popular culture to present a relentless critique of our institutional failings, hypocritical cultural mores and political inadequacies wrapped up in a 70-minute largely silent clown show. Alas! Poor Yorick...

Liverpool Celebrates Mathew St Festival

Liverpool’s legendary Mathew Street Festival is set to make a huge return to the city this summer in a brand-new format at the iconic Pier Head. Taking place across the August Bank Holiday (Friday 23rd – Monday 26th August),  Liverpool Celebrates Mathew Street Festival will commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the last Mathew Street...

Celebrating Celine – The Ultimate Celine Dion Tribute Concert

Following an incredible run of sell out theatre tours across the UK and Europe, multi-award winning tribute artiste January Butler is now taking her very own brand new theatre production show out into the world- and looking to delight Celine fans with an incredible live production having teamed up with musical director Andy Mudd and...

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