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Some of the latest opportunities from Liverpool's wellbeing and creative communities.


Good Market


GOOD Market once again take over the top floor of the biggest Lush store in the world. Bringing over 35 local independent stalls, the GOOD Market are set to showcase all of those doing good.

With their specially curated markets boasting purpose-driven creatives, each stall has something that makes them GOOD!

So come along and see what they have to offer.

SATURDAY 27TH AUGUST LUSH SPA, CHURCH STREET L1 10:30am-4:30pm

 

Do Something Saturdays at FACT


Back by popular demand, Do Something Saturdays returns to afternoons - giving you more time to explore and play! Come along to discover a brand new set of fun and interactive activities for the whole family.

Bring digital avatars to life as we play around with augmented reality. Learn a TikTok dance inspired by K-pop. Pick up an activity sheet and explore the galleries as a family. Make a day of it by joining Picturehouse for their morning Kid's Club, screening family friendly films exclusively for children and their parents or carers from 11:00 (tickets £3 each).

27 August, 10 September, 24 September and 8 October.

https://www.fact.co.uk/visit/plan-your-family-visit


 

Festival On The Square


There's a two day free music event coming to Liverpool's Concert Square over the weekend of 27th and 28th August. Organised by Modo and Soho bars, Festival On The Square sees DJs from both bars playing back to back on a shared outdoor stage that… 27 August 2022Open 12:00 - 21:0028 August 2022Open 12:00 - 21:00

Festival On The Square


 

The St George’s Hall Experience: The History Whisperer



Since opening its doors in 1854, St George’s Hall has come to be recognised as one of the finest neoclassical buildings in the world.

When the Victorians designed and funded this iconic landmark, they sought to lift the human heart beyond the here and now, beyond the everyday and the ordinary; creating a place where all memorable moments in Liverpool life converge.

Behind the grandeur of its impressive Great Hall and Concert Room – lauded by the likes of Queen Victoria and Charles Dickens – lay the depressing doldrums of the prison cells and law courts.

The St George’s Hall Experience: The History Whisperer™ transports visitors to a time when this extraordinary building was the meeting point of both opulence and destitution.

Just like this city, our History Whisperer, Livie, is full of heart, humour, emotion and dreams. Join her, as she leads you through the sights and sounds of prison life, in an immersive journey through Liverpool’s social history…

The St George’s Hall Experience: The History Whisperer™ is a digital immersive programme which operates on allocated time slots. Please note:

For the purposes of health and safety, we can only accept a maximum of two wheelchair users per time slot.

Induction loops are available on Reception for visitors who require hearing aids.

The St George’s Hall Experience: The History Whisperer™ is open from Tuesdays to Saturdays.

Please note: The History Whisperer operates on the following time slots as follows: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Visitors are advised to enter at least 10 minutes before their allotted time.

 

Liverpool Theatre Festival

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Bombed Out Church, St Luke's Church, Leece Street, Liverpool, L1 2TR

The multi award-winning Liverpool Theatre Festival returns by popular demand for a third consecutive year, from Wed 31 August - Sun 11 September 2022. We're happy to be back at our festival hub, performing outdoors at the iconic St Luke's Bombed-Out Church.

Drama, comedy, opera, cabaret, musical theatre, children's shows and much more will fill an exciting jam-packed programme.

Book early to avoid disappointment!

Tickets from £12

 

Black Fest

37 - 45 Windsor Street, Toxteth TV, Toxteth, Liverpool, Merseyside, L8 1XE Tel: +44 (0)7898986533

BlackFest is an annual grassroots homegrown combined Black arts festival founded in 2018 which platforms and develops work by Black creatives and communities in established arts venues and community spaces; bridging the gap between institutions and marginalised communities. The festival answers a crucial need in the Liverpool’s cultural offer: celebrating Black arts. BlackFest is committed to presenting a diverse and innovative programme of new writing which speaks to and reflects contemporary society.

Our programme includes dance, visual arts, music, film, literature, theatre and community productions. We use arts for social inclusion, community cohesion and make arts accessible for underrepresented & underdeveloped groups with positive outcomes in well- being, employment, further training championing leadership. Over the past 2 years we have worked with arts organisations such as Unity Theatre, The Bluecoat, Philharmonic Hall, Toxteth TV, FACT, Everyman Playhouse Theatres and local, international and nationwide artists.

Our festival runs for a week at the end of September in all our various ocal arts organisations and creative community hubs.

Our ticket guide prices vary some are £10 - £5 some events are pay what you want and some entirely FREE.

We try our best as a grassroots festival to be as accessible as possible.


 

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