What's Happening Liverpool
Some of the latest opportunities from Liverpool's wellbeing and creative communities
Pride in Liverpool returns on Saturday 29 July 2023.
For the first time, Pride in Liverpool will showcase a ‘city full of pride’ with elements of the annual festival being spread across the whole city centre allowing pride-goers to experience the event in a totally unique way.
The new approach to Pride in Liverpool means that everyone attending can make their day unique and reflect what pride means to them; whether taking to the streets in protest, a party atmosphere, or a more laid back experience, they can find or create an itinerary which suits them best.
In 2023, Liverpool and Ukraine remain united by love! This year Liverpool will showcase Kyiv and Ukraine's LGBT+ spirit as the annual March with Pride is held jointly with Kyiv Pride.
More information: https://www.visitliverpool.com/pride-in-liverpool/
Live Dance Drawing
Sun Jul 30 2023 at 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Bridewell Studios and Gallery, 101 Prescot Street, Liverpool
Free but limited places so book here:
This event gives you the chance to create drawings inspired by the movements of Jenna as she responds to Neils live music. These artists will create different shapes, layers and tempos through sounds and movement offering a liberating opportunity to enjoy and interpret the experience through drawing and mark making.
No experience is necessary, this activity is focused on the enjoyment of drawing as a mindful and freeing experience. Sarah Jane Richards will be on hand to offer creative support if needed.
Basic materials will be provided but you are invited to bring your own. Suggested materials include, but are not limited to large drawing surfaces and drawing materials that inspire you to make large loose marks.
Musician - Neil Campbell, critically acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and composer neilcampbell.org.uk
Dancer - Jenna Jungbluth, Contemporary dancer, Taciturn Dance Company www.taciturn.co.uk @jennajungbluth
Artist - Sarah Jane Richards, visual artist, drawing and painting. Art and wellbeing, art and the environment www.sarahjanerichards.com @walk.draw.paint @fovea_arts
Good Market at Sub Rosa
Sun Jul 30 2023 at 11:00 am to 04:00 pm
Black Lodge Brewing, 3 Kings Dock Street, Liverpool
Good Market is a place for those who want to shop consciously, who want to uplift their local creatives and spread good vibes whilst doing so. Showcasing of the best local retailers and promoting new brands, you can discover everything at the Good Market at Sub Rosa/Black Lodge Brewery ! With music, cocktails, shopping, all day BBQ, beer tasting and brewery tours plus freebies and family fun this is an event not not to miss! The Good Market promotes sustainable and ethical shopping, awareness for minority traders and charitable acts, as well as promoting small, independent growth businesses therefore supporting the local economy and communities.
FREE but you need to book a ticket: https://allevents.in/liverpool/good-market-at-sub-rosa/10000675928198437
The Emerald Sky - Storytellng for Grown-Ups
The Palm House Sefton Park Tuesday 1st August 7.00pm
Do you have Irish Heritage? Would you like to hear amazing stories from the old world?
Tales of warrior women, wailing Banshees and shape shifting sea creatures.
Maria Buckley Whatton is an internationally renowned masterful storyteller.
Prepare to be beguiled by extraordinary stories of ancient Ireland. You might even find yourself with a bit of Gaeilge on the tip of your tongue!
Book early as all of Maria’s events have sold out this year.
£7.70 Tickets here: https://ticketquarter.co.uk/Online/default.asp?doWork::WScontent::loadArticle=Load&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::article_id=F1A822EB-F98E-4E9B-8211-EBA46CA20EF6&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=E66796B6-844F-49E2-BC6F-7BBAEF4D133E
Gordon Cheung: The Garden of Perfect Brightness Atkinson Gallery Southport
Saturday 3 June 2023 – Saturday 9 September 2023
Free Entry Monday – Saturday. 10am – 4pm. Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays.
A poetic exploration of the relationship between nature, culture, and power in the digital age. Through a series of paintings and sculptures, viewers are invited to contemplate the rise and fall of civilisations in the age of globalisation. The show is constructed around the concept of a Chinese garden with sculptures created from Financial Times newspapers which draw inspiration from traditional Chinese ‘scholar’s rocks’ or ‘spirit stones’. Embodying microcosms of landscapes they are meditative focal points between nature and civilisation.
Liverpool Art Fair
This summer will see the much-anticipated return of Liverpool Art Fair, with the highly successful event taking place at the iconic Royal Liver Building for the first time.
The event, which is free to attend, will be open to the public from 30th June to 20th August, Tuesday – Sunday, 12-6pm.
Visitors will be able to view an amazing array of paintings, sculptures and prints by 175 local artists. Art prices start at £20, there is a large "under £200" section and everything is under £2000, ensuring there is something for every pocket!
More opportunities coming soon!