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LIVERPOOL JUNE-JULY 2014

CULTURAL EVENTS WEEKLY

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Culture

1 MARCH
31 DECEMBER
2014

Titanic and Liverpool: The Untold Story

The exhibition features previously unseen collections of international significance including material from Merseyside Maritime Museum's extensive archives. It complements the museum's permanent gallery, the hugely popular... Click to read more >

Venue:
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

7 JANUARY
31 DECEMBER
2014

A World A Particle

The exhibition charts the contribution of the University of Liverpool to the field of Particle Physics – Past, Present and Future. It aims to 'demistify'... Click to read more >

Venue:
Victoria Gallery and Museum, University of Liverpool
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

27 MARCH
15 JUNE
2014

Science Fiction: New Death

Explore how technology blurs the lines between the real and the virtual; making our lives feel increasingly like science fiction. Click to read more >

Venue:
FACT
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

9 MAY
28 JUNE
2014

Toy Story Exhibition

This exhibition will feature the work of toy makers who employ traditional techniques that encourage children to engage, challenge, interact and use their imaginations. Click to read more >

Venue:
Bluecoat Display Centre
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

9 MAY
21 JUNE
2014

Liverpool Art Prize

The Liverpool Art Prize, an annual award and exhibition for contemporary artists based or born in Liverpool City Region. Click to read more >

Venue:
Edge Hill Station
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

17 MAY
8 JUNE
2014

dot-art Schools Exhibition

A unique exhibition showcasing talented art competition winners from 50 schools in the Liverpool City Region. Click to read more >

Venue:
Walker Art Gallery
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

Ebb and Flow: A Visual Chronicle of the Changes Within Liverpool's Chinatown

17 MAY 22 JUNE 2014

A photographic survey of the history and changes of the one the oldest Chinese communities in the UK. Drawing from the rich selections of photographic prints... Click to read more >

Venue:
Open Eye Gallery
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

20 MAY
1 OCTOBER
2016

Wall Work: Paul Morrison

Liverpool-born artist Paul Morrison transforms the facade of the gallery and adjoined public space with a large monochromatic painterly installation. Click to read more >

Venue:
Open Eye Gallery
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

23 MAY
10 AUGUST
2014

Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

Grayson Perry’s The Vanity of Small Differences is a collection of six tapestries which explore taste, class, aspiration and identity in a British context. The... Click to read more >

Venue:
Walker Art Gallery
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

1 JUNE
31 JULY
2014

Augmented Orchestra

Augmented Orchestra is a beautiful, intimate augmented reality trail throughout Chinatown. Hover your phone or tablet over Chinese Characters to reveal First Take films of the... Click to read more >

Venue:
Chinatown
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

1 JUNE
21 SEPTEMBER
2014

April Ashley: Portrait of a Lady

In this exhibition, for the first time, we explore April’s very public story through her previously unseen private archive and investigate the wider impact of changing... Click to read more >

Venue:
Museum of Liverpool
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

1 JUNE
31 JULY
2014

Movema - Dance Fitness Programmes

World Dance, Zumba and Yoga classes and events, high-energy, fun dance classes and workouts taught by world dance specialists. Click to read more >

Venue:
Various Venues
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

1 JUNE
13 JULY
2014

From There to Here

The exhibition is part of a two year project called 'People Like Us', which has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The exhibition seeks to... Click to read more >

Venue:
Museum of Liverpool
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

1 JUNE
31 JULY
2014

Spanish Pavilion

Specially commissioned as part of the International Festival for Business, Fallout Factory will play host to 'Spanish Pavilion', a new and exciting collaboration between Fallout Factory... Click to read more >

Venue:
Fallout Factory
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

2 JUNE
6 JULY
2014

Artist's Book Exhibition

This Exhibition of Artists’ Books brings together rare books from the Library’s collection with the best of contemporary artists’ books. Click to read more >

Venue:
Central Library
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

The Negligent Eye

2-15 JUNE 2014

The Negligent Eye reflects the recent acceleration of interest in a younger generation of printmakers in questioning technology. Curated by Jo Stockham, who has researched... Click to read more >

Venue:
The Bluecoat
Audience:
All over the world
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

Nasreen Mohamedi

6 JUNE 5 OCTOBER 2014

Discover the intriguing work of Indian artist Nasreen Mohamedi, now considered to be one of the most significant artists within the modernist tradition. The exhibition is... Click to read more >

Venue:
Tate Liverpool
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

Mondrian and his Studios: Abstraction into the World

6 JUNE 5 OCTOBER 2014

Dutch painter Piet Mondrian was one of the most important contributors to the development of abstract art at the beginning of the 20th century. This brand... Click to read more >

Venue:
Tate Liverpool
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2014

7-15 JUNE 2014

Returning for its 13th year, the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival is the destination of choice to experience Arab arts and culture, including films, theatre, dance, music,... Click to read more >

Venue:
Various Venues
Audience:
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

7-8
JUNE
2014

Music for Mohamedi

Explore the link between artist and inspiration through the music that inspired Nasreen Mohamedi.  Drop into one of our specially commissioned informal concerts featuring members of Milapfest’s Tarang ensemble.... Click to read more >

Venue:
Tate Liverpool
Audience:
All over the world
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

7-8
JUNE
2014

Music for Mondrian

Discover the music that influenced and inspired the work of Piet Mondrian, master of twentieth century abstraction. Click to read more >

Venue:
Tate Liverpool
Audience:
All over the world
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

8
JUNE
2014

Farah Siraj

In 2011 Farah Siraj released the album NOMAD a fusion of Middle Eastern music, flamenco, jazz, bossa and pop, with lyrics in Arabic, Spanish and English.... Click to read more >

Venue:
St Georges Hall
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

8
JUNE
2014

Dolly Parton

Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton has announced the ‘Blue Smoke World Tour’ Click to read more >

Venue:
Echo Arena
Audience:
USA
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

9 JUNE
23 JULY
2014

RIBA Liverpool City Tours

RIBA Liverpool City Tours tell the story of Liverpool past, present and future through the buildings and spaces that make up the city of today. Click to read more >

Venue:
Various City Centre locations
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

10
JUNE
2014

Afternoon Tea at the Athenaeum

An opportunity to visit the Athenaeum, have a tour of one of the finest private clubs in the UK and to visit the magnificent historic library.... Click to read more >

Venue:
Athenaeum
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

10
JUNE
2014

Chamber Music; Simon Trpčeski, Piano; James Clarke, violin; Jonathan Aasgaard, cello

The acclaimed Macedonian pianist performs with two of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s leading string players in an all-Brahms programme. Click to read more >

Venue:
St. Georges Hall Concert Room
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

10-14
JUNE
2014

Sizwe Banzi is Dead

It's 1972 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa and Sizwe Banzi's passbook gives him just three days to find work. No work and he is deported.... Click to read more >

Venue:
The Playhouse Theatre
Audience:
All over the world
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

11
JUNE
2014

The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company: The Pirates of Penzance

This wonderful, jolly romp complete with a brave(ish!) band of swashbuckling of pirates, a completely dotty Major-General Stanley, his beautiful unwed daughters and a bumbling bunch... Click to read more >

Venue:
Floral Pavilion, New Brighton
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

12 JUNE
1 JANUARY
2015

Dazzle Ship

Liverpool Biennial and Tate Liverpool will jointly commission Carlos Cruz-Diez to work with the idea of 'dazzle' camouflage in partnership with National Museums Liverpool using a... Click to read more >

Venue:
Liverpool Albert Dock
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

12-15
JUNE
2014

Bolesworth International

Four days of World Class Showjumping & Entertainment, from 12th-15th June – now in its 7th year The Bolesworth International has gained three star international status... Click to read more >

Venue:
Bolesworth Castle
Audience:
All over the world
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

City Steps

12-13 JUNE 2014

An international outdoor dance festival, featuring dance works from the UK and abroad, made up of stage based performance, strollers and animations in shop windows, steps,... Click to read more >

Venue:
Church Street
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

12
JUNE
2014

Artist Talk: Yan Preston

Open Eye Gallery is delighted to welcome award winning photographer Yan Preston. Preston will reflect on her epic project Mother River, for which she photographed... Click to read more >

Venue:
Open Eye Gallery
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

12
JUNE
2014

NT Live: A Small Family Business

Jack McCracken is a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long... Click to read more >

Venue:
FACT
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

12-14
JUNE
2014

Shakespear's Globe Present Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare's Globe brings one of Shakespeare's liveliest comedies, Much Ado About Nothing, to the Garden Theatre at Calderstones this June.Following sell-out performances of Shakespeare's Globe's production... Click to read more >

Venue:
The Garden Theatre, Calderstones Park
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

12
JUNE
2014

The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company: Iolanthe

Iolanthe is a delightful operetta about a fairy banished from Fairyland for life for marrying a mortal. In this "fairy opera", the House of Lords is... Click to read more >

Venue:
Floral Pavilion, New Brighton
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

13-14
JUNE
2014

The Unstraight Museum

This international conference organised by the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans) arts and social justice organisation Homotopia and National Museums Liverpool will address the under-representation of... Click to read more >

Venue:
Museum of Liverpool
Audience:
All over the world
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

Lennon - The Musical

13 JUNE 19 JULY 2014

Bob Eaton’s ‘Lennon’ is musical theatre of the highest quality, a tribute to and reflection on the life of one of Liverpool’s most influential cultural icons... Click to read more >

Venue:
Royal Court Liverpool
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

13-15
JUNE
2014

The International Mersey River Festival: On the Waterfront

The International Mersey River Festival 13-15th June will bring a range of visiting boats including the Tall Ships, Royal & Merchant Navy, narrow boats and barges... Click to read more >

Venue:
Pier Head
Audience:
All over the world
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

13-14
JUNE
2014

The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company: The Mikado

This hilarious, topsy-turvy tale, is set in the fictitious Japanese town of Titipu. The story exudes big, colourful characters and well-known songs that you will be... Click to read more >

Venue:
Floral Pavilion, New Brighton
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

14
JUNE
2014

Beat in the Mersey

Liverpool's new and fascinating magical musical history tour will transport you back to the heady days of Liverpool's iconic Cunard shipping lines. Click to read more >

Venue:
Cunard Building
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

14
JUNE
2014

Mistaken For Strangers with Satellite Q and A

A portrait of sibling dysfunction as well as life on the rocky road, MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS is an absolute gem Click to read more >

Venue:
FACT
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

14-16
JUNE
2014

Rising Damp

Rupert Rigsby is the landlord of arguably the seediest, most run-down boarding house that England has to offer. His unlucky tenants include Ruth Jones, a university... Click to read more >

Venue:
Floral Pavilion, New Brighton
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture

Culture

14-15
JUNE
2014

World Cup Charity Gala Dinner with Mark Wright

Join Mark Wright and other World Cup Legends to watch England V Italy. Enjoy Dinner, drinks and huge screens.

For more information and to book... Click to read more >

Venue:
Adelphi Hotel
Audience:
Worldwide
Theme:
IFB Culture