‘Queertet’ is a festival of new short LGBTQ plays that runs alongside the cities fabulous Pride celebrations and will take place at The Casa, Hope Street on 26th & 27th July.
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Preview by Charlotte Kenny of Brazilica Festival 2018 which takes place on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th July with a carnival, live bands at the Pier Head, a Brazilian Film Festival and much more.
Movema and FESTIVAL31 team up to create the Big Union event on Saturday 23rd June at The Black-E with free family activities, workshops, performances and food.
The UK’s largest publisher, Penguin Random House UK, is looking for new and underrepresented writers from Liverpool and the North West to apply to its WriteNow programme.
Liverpool charity Genie In The Gutter teams up with Kid Creole and the Coconuts for ambitious fundraising production of One Man’s Story, the transatlantic tale and touching true love story of “Bongo” Eddie Folk.
Passengers on board Arriva buses were treated to stories on the bus throughout May in support of National Share-A-Story Month.
Burjesta Theatre are putting on a series of theatre workshops, every week looking at one dramatist and one of their great pieces of drama, each Wednesday at 7pm at The Casa.
Writing on the Wall, Liverpool’s longest running writing & literary organisation, announce their 19th annual festival programme, WoWFest 2018 – Crossing Borders, taking place throughout May 2018.
Clare Brumby, from the Rapid Response Unit, writes about the year-long, artist-led public news bureau operating from St John’s Market, which is running as part of the Culture Liverpool/Liverpool City Council 2018 celebrations.
Coming in April for one night only professional opera company Flat Pack Music bring Mozart’s comic opera ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’ to The Casa.
The UK’s Music Documentary Festival returns in 2018 for its third Liverpool edition with an extended programme of eight premiere films running from 28th March to 1st April.
The Soup Collective, a group of artists who met through connections with Tate Liverpool, have an exhibition at Cass Art on School Lane from 26th February – 31st March.
Lisa Worth describes the work of MAD, the Merseyside Academy of Drama based on Hope Street, since it was formed in 2009.
Natalie Romero went to the launch of Big Adventure Cinema who describe themselves as “a group of film fans on a journey to build a new community cinema for all Liverpudlians”.
Finvola Dunphy previews Her Benny, a beloved musical which made its debut in Liverpool to packed-out theatres 25 years ago and will be opening at the Royal Court Theatre from 25th January.
Merseyside-based artist Wendy Williams will be staging an exhibition, titled The House in the Woods, at Cass Art in School Lane from 29th January.
LJMU Criminology students have organised a fundraising gig on Thursday 7th December to help the families affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower.
Migrant artists Mutual Aid present a refugee and asylum seekers benefit night and book signing, on Friday 8th December featuring a crash collision of Jazz poetry, world music, and other eclectic delights.
Brighton based multi-instrumentalists Moulettes come to the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Music Room on Sunday 3rd December.
Singer songwriter Peggy Seeger is coming to the Philharmonic Hall Music Room on Tuesday 28th November promoting the publication of her memoirs and accompanying CD.