Flat Pack Music are back with another ‘Opera At The Casa’ night on Saturday 29th September, this time bringing La Bohème, Puccini’s unforgettable love story of Rodolfo and Mimi who meet and fall in love instantly.
Next To Nowhere and Merseyside Animal Rights are very excited to be hosting Gerardo Tristan, anti-speciesist and queer activist from Mexico, on Wednesday 19th September in Next To Nowhere.
If you have you ever thought of a career in film or television there is FREE filmmaking training for Liverpool based unemployed people starting in September 2018.
Robert Tressell’s classic socialist novel adapted to the stage by Merlin Productions at the Casa Theatre on 24th & 25th August.
Local man Ken Cherry celebrates 50 years of service with Arriva North West.
Dead Pigeon Gallery’s second group show takes place in the office of local Walton MP, Dan Carden, for a three month period from Saturday 21st July.
‘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.
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.
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 second anarchist bookfair in Liverpool takes place on April 7th at the Black-E with books, zines, workshops, film, debate, food, poetry, storytelling and a broad range of stalls.
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.
‘Cammell Laird’s 37 the Truth’ tells the story of the battle for jobs, livelihoods and communities fought on the Mersey in 1984, brought to The Casa by Mike Howl.
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.
Syrian refugees provide waffles and crepes to homeless people in the city centre of Liverpool.
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.
Burjesta Theatre presents….Mother Goose Xmas Panto, the original and funniest panto of ’em all at The Casa from 9th December.
The Monday Kitchen, a 10 week cookery course, starts Monday 6th November at 96 Bold Street.
‘People are People’, an art exhibition by the social realist artist Andy Smith, will be at The Art Hub from 3rd November.
Plans to commemorate Jim Larkin, the Liverpool/Irish, Trade Union Leader, Socialist and Internationalist, have been proposed by the James Larkin Society.
Vicky Hodgskin and Ben Cronkshanklingly talk with Stewart Lee at the Manchester Lowry on his Much A-Stew About Nothing Tour in February 2014.
The momentous events of the Russian Revolution depicted on stage in a combination of drama, reportage and Greek-style chorus, on at The Casa from Friday 20th October.
A day of discussion to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution and its significance for today, on Saturday, 21st October at Liverpool Central Library.
If you like exploring and finding out more about where you live and the local areas, the Urban Culture Walks start on Friday 29th September at 11am.
Call-out for artwork for a ‘People’s Gallery’ in an open-air piece of land in Liverpool city centre, part of ‘Red October’, an event organised by local activists for the centenary of the Russian Revolution.
Four stories from acclaimed Italian dramatists wife and husband team, at the Unity Theatre on 23rd September.
A ten week course, reading and exploring “The Island”, one of the most influential plays to come out of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, starts 20th September at Blackburne House.
Burjesta Theatre are putting on workshops on panto starting this Wednesday 2nd August, leading up to their first ever panto, Jack and the Beanstalk at the Casa.
JD Meatyard brings his brilliantly scratchy, straight talking politico-personal musical prose to Liverpool this Saturday 29th July.
To mark the centenary of events that Shook the World there is a book launch, video and scripted readings at Liverpool Central Library on Saturday 29th July.
Rob Harrison reviews the compilation record of acts on the Modern Sky Label, The Future Influences The Present Just As Much As The Past.
A 12-week drama course on the theme of Mental Health starts Monday 10th July, 7pm at The Casa, Hope Street, Liverpool.
There is a free social event to celebrate the launch of the refugee edition of the Nerve magazine, this will be at the Courtroom Cafe on Friday 30th June between 7pm – 11pm.
The Liverpool premiere of a new animated short film by David Jacques, Oil is the Devil’s Excrement, takes place on 21st June at the Bluecoat.
Theatre At The Casa are part of the inaugural Liverpool Fringe Festival with ten productions from 17th to 23rd June.
Liverpool-based poet and writer’s new original writing piece, In the Millennial Dome, previews at Liverpool Fringe.
Burjesta Theatre will be auditioning for their Autumn production, ‘Revolution’, on Wednesday 26th July @ The Casa, Hope Street.
This edition of Nerve is dedicated to the stories, the art, and the views of Liverpool-based migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
Mikyla Jane Durkan, of Potentially Brilliant Productions, describes the drama workshops they run on socially related topics, particularly in regard to the ‘Refugee’ play staged at the Casa.
Fact-sheet put together by The Refugee Support Network looking at what happens when asylum seekers come to the UK.
A look at Migration Watch, which claims to be a non party political, independent think tank.
Refugees fleeing countries we are arming, meeting border guards we are funding.
A one-day conference looking at the rise of public disaffection, nationalism, sexism and corporate power within modern political and civil society, to be held on Wednesday 14th June at the Bluecoat Chambers.
Africa Oyé celebrate their 25th Anniversary Festival with a special line-up this year over the weekend of 17th and 18th June in Sefton Park.
Liverpool’s celebration of reggae music and Jamaican heritage, Positive Vibration, returns in June for a jam-packed weekend, headlining will be legendary 2-Tone band The Selecter and King of the sound system, Jah Shaka.
An art exhibition entitled ‘Any Frontier, Any Hemisphere’ will be held in the Liverpool Central Library from Saturday 3rd June, the theme of the exhibition is the current refugee crisis throughout the world.
Burjesta Theatre begin a new series of workshops on Wednesday 10th May at the Casa on Hope Street dedicated to ‘revolution’.
Liverpool Against the Cuts have organised two free showings of I Daniel Blake at The Valley Theatre in Netherley on Saturday 13th May.
The Black Entrails, who came together through the Liverpool improvisation scene, put the poems of Emily Dickinson to music and are playing Light Night on 19th May.