BLOG: Signs of Life

Now is the time to make a statement, writes Robin Kemp, Head of Creative Development at Culture Liverpool Bob Marley once sang that ‘Life is one big road with lots of signs’. Today in Liverpool, the talk on the street and on social media is about one big sign.  But more on that later.  We all […]

Chinese New Year Roars Into Life

Liverpool’s Chinese New Year celebrations are back with a ‘roar’ as the city marks the Year of the Tiger. Returning this year after 2021’s virtual event, the in-person spectacular will celebrate Europe’s oldest Chinese community by bringing together traditional celebrations such as the dragon and unicorn parades and combining them with brand new, free commissions […]

Liverpool to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with online service

Lord Mayor of Liverpool Cllr Mary Rasmussen, with, from left, Cllr Richard Kemp, leader of the opposition, Cllr Jane Corbett, Deputy Mayor, Rabbi Natan Fagleman, Allerton Synagogue, and students from Alsop High School, lay wreaths in St John’s Gardens. PEOPLE in Liverpool are encouraged to pause this week and remember victims of persecution as the […]

VOTE FOR CLAIRE IN CULTURE AWARDS

Halton’s own Claire Pitt has been nominated for the Liverpool City Region People’s Choice Awards for outstanding contribution to culture. Claire is a Halton artist who was behind many of the activities for Halton Borough of Culture 2021. She brought together arts and cultural organisations with the local community and created a public gallery for […]

BLOG: Culture, what is it good for… absolutely everything!

With the launch of the Culture Collective campaign, Assistant Mayor and Cabinet Member for Culture and Visitor Economy, Councillor Harry Doyle writes about the true value of culture to Liverpool. A statement that embodies more meaning than it perhaps realised, “culture, what is it good for? Absolutely everything” and it couldn’t be more true, especially in a city so […]

St Helens Borough to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Residents in St Helens Borough are welcome to view an online service next week to remember victims of mass genocide as part of a number of poignant gestures planned to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Held every year on 27 January, Holocaust Memorial Day falls on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp where […]

BLOG: How a local artist created a new Liverpool sound

Local artist Raven Radha shares her passion for Liverpool’s cultural scene and talks about how proud she is to be part of the Culture Collective campaign which celebrates everything the sector has to offer. But how do you work on creating a soundtrack for the city you love? Just like Liverpool, my whole life experience […]

New campaign shines spotlight on Liverpool’s culture club

When was the last time you visited one of Liverpool’s amazing cultural organisations? Have you already made 2022 plans to re-visit your favourite museum, theatre, gallery or music venue? Or have the last couple of years put a bit of a pause to your cultural calendar plans? Well, get ready to hit play, as a […]

What’s new for Liverpool in 2022

Must-see exhibitions, brand new theatres, sporting firsts and unmissable festivals, Marketing Liverpool releases the city region’s biggest events and attractions for 2022 – with lots more to be announced. Marketing Liverpool, the city region’s destination marketing organisation, today announced some of the highlights of the city region’s events programme for the year ahead. The city […]