You’ve only to look up: a skyline that’s part of a World Heritage Site, a waterfront that never fails to impress, and Georgian streets that are as graceful as they are grand. It is these architectural cheekbones that, along with the grand sweep of the River Mersey, make Liverpool such a visual treat. There’s plenty of things to do in Liverpool too, with a world-class visual arts offer alongside theatre and great places to eat and drink.
For this, the 10th edition of Liverpool Biennial 2018, its ever-popular programme of outdoor public art commissions and works presented in unusual spaces throughout the city looks unlikely to disappoint.
Part of Liverpool Biennial 2018, Beautiful world, where are you? at Victoria Gallery & Museum presents an epic body of miniature postcard-sized paintings by the masterful Francis Alÿs, alongside work by a number of other contemporary artists and the festival’s innovative sub-strand: Worlds within worlds.
Step inside the former underground prison cells and original courtroom of the Grade I listed St George’s Hall, where Liverpool Biennial 2018 presents a body of works dealing with issues of power, authority and social justice.
Sending great ripples of excitement across the world of contemporary art and cinema alike, 3 Movements by the legendary French New Wave filmmaker and visionary Agnès Varda looks set to be one of the absolute highlights of this year’s Liverpool Biennial.
Beautiful world, where are you? at Tate Liverpool presents work by a group of artists predominantly originating from America, Australia and Canada, dealing with issues of indigenous identity and the often-violent legacies of colonialism.
Beautiful world, where are you? invites artists and audiences to reflect on a world of social, political and economic turmoil.
The Everyman’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto is as much of a festive tradition as matching Christmas jumpers and a trip to Father Christmas’ grotto.
The Bell Tree by award winning contemporary artist Serena Korda responds to England’s alternative history of fairy-tale folklore, the ancient forest at Speke Hall and the legacy of hidden rebellion that surrounds the historic Tudor home.
Bookworms rejoice! The first exhibition to celebrate illustrator Quentin Blake’s decades-long partnership with author and childhood friend John Yeoman promises literary larks and crazy characters for all.
Curated by Newport-born artist Leo Fitzmaurice, ‘Between You and Me Everything Else’ at Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool is an invitation to approach the age-old genre of portraiture through fresh, curious eyes.