Arts & Culture

Did you know that Liverpool has more museums and galleries than any other UK city outside of the capital? Many of these are also free to enter. The city region also boasts fifteen theatres and halls, ranging from the modern Liverpool M&S Bank Arena to the Art Deco style Philharmonic Hall, home to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

The Liverpool Empire Theatre is the second largest theatre in the country and showcases the best in local, national and international talent, often hosting shows direct from London’s West End. Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre always guarantees a great night of entertainment, hosting great comedies and musicals throughout the year, with largely local casts and crews. The Everyman and Playhouse theatres provide an eclectic mix of forward-thinking theatre in great settings, with the Everyman being awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2014 for best new building of the year.

Just 5 minutes from Liverpool’s Lime Street Station is the beautiful William Brown Street, where you’ll find a delightful cluster of culture including the Walker Art Gallery (the national gallery of the North), World Museum, Liverpool Central Library and St John’s Gardens.

Down on the waterfront at Albert Dock is Tate Liverpool, the home of contemporary art in the North, staging major international exhibitions throughout the year.

Then there’s the Liverpool Biennial, the international festival dedicated to contemporary art from all over the world, taking place every two years and bringing a number of key pieces of public artwork to the city both during and outside of the festival.

Just a short train or ferry ride away in Wirral is the dainty village of Port Sunlight home of Sunlight Soap and the Lever Brothers. The Lady Lever Art Gallery houses Lord Leverhulme’s personal collection, featuring a wide range of fine and decorative arts.

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  1. Add the Liverpool Wings by Paul Curtis to your Itinerary

    the Liverpool Wings by Paul Curtis

    City

    Created by local artist, Paul Curtis the huge artwork allows people to transform themselves into an iconic Liver Bird. 

  2. Add Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing to your Itinerary

    Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

    City

    The Walker Art Gallery will host an exhibition of artwork by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) to mark the 500th anniversary of the artist's death.

  3. Add Liverpool Mountain to your Itinerary

    Liverpool Mountain

    Liverpool

    Liverpool Mountain by internationally renowned artist Ugo Rondinone is a major new public artwork for the city region which will be launched in October 2018.
    The 10-metre high sculpture is situated on Liverpool’s historic waterfront and consists of…

  4. Add Liverpool Philharmonic Hall to your Itinerary

    Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

    Liverpool

    The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic is one the world’s oldest concert societies at the centre of which is the award-winning Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and its associated ensembles and concert series.

  5. Add The Bodyguard to your Itinerary

    The Bodyguard

    Liverpool

    The smash-hit West End musical, The Bodyguard returns to tour the UK!

    Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don't…

  6. Add Merseyside Maritime Museum to your Itinerary

    Merseyside Maritime Museum

    City

    Submerge yourself in Liverpool’s historic seafaring past at the Merseyside Maritime Museum.

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    Free
  7. Add Twisted Tales for Terrible Children to your Itinerary

    Twisted Tales for Terrible Children

    City

    If you scratch the surface of all those stories we have heard since childhood we find they are, in reality, dark, nasty tales with dubious intentions...A slight twist reveals the terrible, the silly and the downright incredible 'truths' hidden in…

  8. Add Family Workshop: Calling all the Sheroes! to your Itinerary

    Family Workshop: Calling all the Sheroes!

    City

    Celebrate the amazing women in your life through drawing, making and animation activities inspired by the work of our artist in residence, Chinar Shah from India.

  9. Add The Bluecoat to your Itinerary

    The Bluecoat

    City

    A Grade I listed, 300 year old building in the heart of Liverpool’s city centre, Bluecoat offers a year-round programme of visual art, literature, music, dance and family activities.

    Price

    Free
  10. Add Chekhov's First Play to your Itinerary

    Chekhov's First Play

    City

    Award-winning Irish Theatre Company Dead Centre, do injustice to a great playwright. Chekhov before he was Chekhov.Headphones are provided and worn throughout the performance.

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