Walker Art Gallery

Walker Art Gallery

Home to a stunning collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts spanning over six hundred years.

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 Echo 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 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.

  2. Add Double Fantasy to your Itinerary

    Double Fantasy

    City

    Double Fantasy - John & Yoko, at Museum of Liverpool from 18 May 2018 to 22 April 2019, is a free exhibition, celebrating the meeting of two of the world’s most creative artists who expressed their deep and powerful love for one another through...

  3. 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.

  4. Add RIBA North to your Itinerary

    RIBA North

    Liverpool

    RIBA NORTH, the Royal Institute of British Architect's new national architectural centre on the historic Liverpool Waterfront is a contemporary and striking environment designed to inspire creativity and to encourage the exchange of knowledge.

  5. The Blind School: Pioneering People and Places

    City

    The history of UK’s first school for blind people
    Personal stories and objects reveal the history of the UK’s first school for blind people, in a new exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool.

  6. Add Liverpool Central Library & Record Office to your Itinerary

    Liverpool Central Library & Record Office

    Liverpool

    Liverpool Record Office, housed within the Central Library, collects, preserves, and makes available archives and printed material relating to all aspects of the history of Liverpool.

  7. Add Dressed to Impress: Fashion in the Eighteenth Century to your Itinerary

    Dressed to Impress: Fashion in the Eighteenth Century

    A stunning collection of 18th century fashion items. Dressed to Impress: Fashion in the Eighteenth Century will display 13 male and female costumes as well as accessories. The exhibition highlights the changing attitudes towards body shapes as well...

  8. Add Liverpool Empire Theatre to your Itinerary

    Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Liverpool

    Showcasing the best in local, national and international productions, musicals and concerts.

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