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. 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.

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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.

  5. Add Gaia to your Itinerary

    Gaia

    City

    As part of River Festival Liverpool, Luke Jerram's 23ft replica of the Earth, known as 'Gaia' will be heading to Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral from 25th May to 23rd June. 

  6. Add St George's Hall to your Itinerary

    St George's Hall

    Liverpool

    Delve into the very heart of Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage St George’s Quarter and you’ll find one of the finest examples of neo-classical architecture in the world.

    Price

    Free
  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 Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Liverpool Cathedral

    Liverpool

    An architectural treasure, a worshipping community, and major cultural venue.

    Indicative Availability

    Book Liverpool Cathedral Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price Free to £15.00 Per Ticket
  9. 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.

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