Manchester to host international convention for performing arts professionals this summer

Manchester is to play host to a prestigious international convention for the performing arts this summer, which will see hundreds of professionals working globally in the sector descend on the city for the three-day conference in June. The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) conference takes place from 27 to 30 June, with Manchester […]


Community groups in Halton are being invited to be at the heart of the Eurovision celebrations this May.  Following on from EuroFest, the two-week cultural festival, and EuroLearn, the education programme, EuroStreet, will make sure that communities across the Liverpool City Region get the chance to bask in Eurovision’s sparkle. And not only that – there is now […]

Eurovision Fever Hits Iconic Landmarks 

TWO iconic Grade I listed landmarks in Liverpool are getting into the Eurovision spirit.  St George’s Hall Eurovision Extravaganza  The St George’s Hall Eurovision Extravaganza will take place from Wednesday 10 – Saturday 13 May and will feature five events.  The programme will kick off on Wednesday 10 May, with a series of guided tours, […]

Liverpool gateway to be floral Eurovision tribute to Ukraine

Asymbolic seed-spreading event which will transform one of Liverpool’s major gateways into a nature-rich sea of yellow and blue, as a floral Eurovision tribute to Ukraine, takes place tomorrow (Wed, 15 March). Representatives from the city’s Ukrainian community, creatives from Yellow House and staff from National Museums Liverpool and the Eden Project will be sowing […]

Liverpool Communities United By Music

LIVERPOOL City Council is today launching the next part of its Eurovision engagement programme and there is also the chance for communities to bring their own projects to life. Following on from EuroFest, the two-week cultural festival, and EuroLearn, the education programme, EuroStreet, will make sure that communities across the city region can bask in Eurovision’s sparkle. And not […]

Huge Eurovision Outdoor Party Announced!

The National Lottery is delighted to announce it will be hosting ‘The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome’ – a spectacular live show, outside St George’s Hall in the heart of Liverpool. Taking place on the evening of Sunday 7 May this crucial part of Liverpool’s ambitious Eurovision host city plans, will see up to 30,000 […]

Sight impaired youngsters receive VIP invitation  from Disney On Ice

(Liverpool 08/03/23) Visual Impairment Charity, Henshaws has joined forces with Disney On Ice to offer an exclusive VIP invitation to sight impaired youngsters and their families. Henshaws is a North-West based charity that supports people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to go beyond expectations as they believe that, wherever they […]

BLOG: Planning Eurovision is all in a day (and night’s) work

Ever wondered what it must be like to be on the organising team for one of the world’s most iconic music events? To mark International Women’s Day, City Events Manager Susan Gibson -who is part of the small team overseeing Liverpool’s Eurovision Host City activities – writes about how more than 20 years’ experience in […]

Liverpool’s eggs-traordinary Eurovision schools programme gets cracking

Pupils at St Paul & St Timothy’s Catholic Infant School take part in an egg-painting art workshop with commissioned artist Amrit Singh © MrASingh EGGS, brass bands, and folktales are just a few of the ways that the region’s schools will be invited to celebrate Eurovision as Liverpool prepares to host the iconic song contest. […]