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 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
  2. Add Cilla Black Statue to your Itinerary

    Cilla Black Statue

    A life-size bronze statue of Cilla Black stands in Mathew Street.

    Unveiled in 2017, the statue is a tribute to the local star who once worked as a cloak room girl at the Cavern before having a successful music career herself. 

  3. Add Liverpool Everyman to your Itinerary

    Liverpool Everyman

    City

    The famous Liverpool Everyman brings radical ground-breaking theatre to the city, as well as offering a host of food and drink.

  4. Add Sweeney Todd to your Itinerary

    Sweeney Todd

    City

    He never forgets and never forgives

    England is choking. Its landscape is blackened. This is the rotten core of the decaying nineteenth century.

    As the rich sit back, the workers are left to forage for society’s scraps. But in the big city…

  5. Wowfest

    City

    Writing on the Wall, Liverpool’s longest running writing & literary organisation, has announced its' 20th annual festival programme: WoWFEST 2019 – Where Are We Now?

  6. Shezad Dawood: Leviathan

    Shezad Dawood’s epic film series Leviathan comes to Bluecoat this summer as part of a season examining society and migration.

    Leviathan has grown as the work has been shown in different locations, including Venice, Amsterdam and Llandudno with new…

  7. Add Abbey Road Mural to your Itinerary

    Abbey Road Mural

    City

    On Grafton Street you'll find a mural depicting the famous Beatles Album Cover, Abbey Road.

  8. Alexis Teplin

    This solo show of new work will premier at Bluecoat in Teplin's largest major UK exhibition. Her work crosses between painting, performance and film, drawing parallels between the process of each art form.

  9. Liverpool Biennial

    City

    Art has taken over Liverpool for the UK's largest festival of contemporary art. Discover free exhibitions and events...

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