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 Bordeaux Wine Tasting Experience to your Itinerary

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    Price £19.50 to £25.00 Per Ticket
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    River of Light

    City

     

    River of Light Trail October 2021

    An outdoor illuminated art gallery is set to take over Liverpool’s world-famous waterfront once again in 2021 with the theme, Rhythm of the Light. 

    For 17 nights (Friday 22 October to Sunday…

  3. 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. 

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    Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux

    City

    For four days in June, Liverpool will come alive to celebrate its food and drink sector with a brand new festival. Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux takes place from 2-5 June to coincide with the Queen’s Jubilee Celebration.

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    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…

  6. Add The Book of Mormon to your Itinerary

    The Book of Mormon

    City

    This outrageous musical comedy from the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Bobby Lopez, co-writer of Avenue Q and Frozen, follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries.

  7. Add Sound City to your Itinerary

    Sound City

    City

    The largest international music, digital and film festival and conference in the UK, taking pride in bringing some of the most exciting breakthrough artists to the city.

  8. Add Beethoven String Quartet Op.59, No.1 to your Itinerary

    Beethoven String Quartet Op.59, No.1

    Liverpool

    Alexander Marks violin
    Elizabeth Lamberton violin
    Robert Shepley viola
    Gethyn Jones cello, host and lecturer

    Join us this season for Discover: Beethoven String Quartets featuring cellist Gethyn Jones and the Ensemble of St Luke's, made up of…

  9. Add Whose Tradition? to your Itinerary

    Whose Tradition?

    Liverpool

    Different world cultures have always been a source of inspiration for many artists throughout history. Although this has led to important artistic developments, it is a complex story that has rarely been carried out on equal terms.

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    Collections Displays at Tate Liverpool

    Liverpool

    Head to the first floor to see two new displays of the Tate collection. Democracies and Whose Tradition? Including more than 60 artworks from around the world. Visit Ideas Depot, a display of works selected by Primary schools in Liverpool.

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