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


Sefton Palm House Free Event

Wall of Sound on the Bandstand

Sunday 13th August 2.00pm


Wall of Sound Choir directed by Grace Allwood is returning for the 2nd year on the Sefton Park Band stand. With a mix of show tunes, pop, disco and more to entertain you why wouldn’t you come and join us? Wall of Sound Choir rehearses weekly on Thursdays in Gateacre School in Belle Vale, this non audition choir welcomes everyone and strives to build community through song. Why not join us? www.wallofsoundchoir.co.uk Please bring your own rug, folding chairs and picnics to the grassed area opposite the band stand.


Palm House Open Weekend Free Event

Palm House Open Weekend, three days with extended opening hours and music for all to enjoy. Fri – 2pm – 8pm Open Mic – Introducing the first Palm House Open Mic Night. You can sign up for a slot and enjoy the live music. Maybe get some wine and cheese to accompany the show. Open mic slots for this are pre-booked and the evening will draw to a close with some Jazz. Sign Up Sat & Sun – 11.30am – 8pm

 

Sunday 13th August

Celebrating Bold Street returns! Join us for a day of performances, music, entertainment, offers and so much more! The event feature a jam-packed programme of street entertainment, music, workshops, chef’s demos and more, sharing the unique character of the street. The event day will be open from 11 am until 6 pm, but the fun won’t stop there! On Bold Street you’ll find: An animal kingdom parade with Dolly the giant giraffe and 2 majestic lions Face painting and glitter painting Find the best Scouse Busker in the Busker Whiskey competition Get involved in our free craft sessions (for children) See and listen to marching bands In store DJ’s Craft markets Outdoor market stalls And try, meet and enjoy some of the best Bold Street has to offer! Follow @BoldStreetOfficial for the latest updates.

FREE tickets for CELEBRATING BOLD STREET can be booked here: https://allevents.in/liverpool/celebrating-bold-street/10000685436979457


 

Parklife

Tue Aug 15 2023 at 12:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Incredible Edible Knowsley, Court Hey Park, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Workshops to identify together how we can help to look after our precious ‘green lungs’ (parks, gardens and fields).


Take part in one or all four of these creative workshops that will culminate in a micro exhibition at Incredible Edible Knowsley on Saturday 16h September. Each 'walk-shop' will explore the importance of the local environment and promote climate awareness through shared reading (of traditional folk tales), drawing, writing, meditation and discussion. You are invited to join in and identify together how we can help to look after our precious ‘green lungs’ (parks, gardens and fields).

This workshop is for adults, but feel free to bring the family along!

John has been commissioned by Heart of Glass as part of Prototype Projects 2023. Part of A Sense of Green.

(Please select a ticket for the date you plan to attend when booking).

 

Downstairs at the Everyman August 22 @ 12:00 am - February 20, 2024 @ 12:00 am

Want to belly laugh with some amazingly funny women?


Downstairs at the Everyman is pleased as punch to welcome Fem De La Femme on the fourth Thursday of every month. This seriously funny comedy night is packed with some of the finest women comedians from the North West and beyond. From established comics to those taking their first steps into comedy, the night is packed with jokes, laughter, spoken word and there might even be a raffle.

Fem De La Femme is a big fan of women of all backgrounds and offers a warm, welcoming space for everyone to get together and enjoy the best women in comedy, and fellas you’re welcome to come too!

Thu 22 Sep Line Up:

Joy France – Spoken Word

Joy France is a multi-award / slam winning poet, writer, comedy performer and all round creative who is proud to be a magnet for the gloriously weird. She engages her audience with deft (and often daft!) use of words. Joy discovered her creativity and passion for performance poetry in her mid 50s and says “having learned to ignore the doubting voices in my head, I have now found my own voice and will never again be silenced” Expect the unexpected.

‘Witty and wise and with a natural talent, Joy France has that ‘je ne sais quoi’ Tony Walsh

Melina Fiol – Stand Up

Melina is one of the fastest rising new acts emerging from the North West comedy scene today. This is no surprise as her sharp wit, confident delivery and relatable self awareness has been disarming audiences across the country.

‘Beyond hilarious‘ – Funny How? Comedy


Ali Panting – Stand Up

Desperately seeking a reason to get out of the house and avoid putting her toddlers to bed, Ali Panting started out in comedy in 2021. With a blend of classic standup, props and poetry she’s establishing herself as a funny and unique new voice on the circuit.

‘Wonderful, so original’ – Monkey Business Comedy Club, Camden

‘Absolute class‘ – Jonny Brook


Anna Thomas – Stand Up

Winner @ The BBC New Comedy Award 2021 Nominated ‘Breakthrough Act of the Year” @ The North West Comedy Awards 2022

‘Distinctive rhythms and charmingly dotty attitude that wins our affections” “appealing air of not quite being of this world. But whatever planet she’s from, they know funny‘ Chortle


Sian Davies – Stand Up

Sian Davies is a comedian, MC, presenter and writer from the North West of England. Her droll, widely relatable, observational material puts an insightful spin on the everyday.

She regularly performs at theatres, festivals and comedy clubs across the UK and is the driving force behind sell out fringe phenomenon’s Best in Class and Comedy Queers.

Sian won the award for Best Debut Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival in 2020, was runner up in the Funny Women Stage Award in 2019 and winner of Hilarity Bites Best New Act in 2018.

‘A cross between Peter Kay and Zoe Lyons’ – Bruce Dessau, Beyong The Joke ‘Simultaneously warm and sharp, she’s what Jason Manford would be if he was a Liverpudlian lesbian, with a broad appeal and snappy jokes‘ -Steve Bennett, Chortle


 

Sun Aug 27 2023 at 12:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Museum of Liverpool

BlackFest 2023 Grand Launch

...at the Pier Head featuring a range of exciting acts, traders, performances and opportunities to participate BlackFest is kicking off this year at the Pier Head with our Grand Launch supported by the Museum of Liverpool as part of the SRD Slavery Remembrance Programme showcasing a delightful mix of black talent and creativity with an assortment of performances, participatory acts and workshops for all the family and Local traders will be presenting a range of artisanal products and goodies for you to treat yourself or a loved one to. We will be joined by Afrodance Academy who are known for bringing Afro Dance to Liverpool, led by a wide range of instructors and special guests. People can learn rhythm, technique and structure whilst building confidence and having fun. A great way of meeting new people whilst exploring some of the African Culture! Join BlackFest as we mark the beginning of the festival celebrating black arts, culture and trade, see them all or pick a section that suits you! But be sure to be at the Grand Launch to be first in line to see BlackFest’s amazing cultural offer to Liverpool and support black business. Contact BlackFest to see how you can get involved Info@BlackFest.co.uk Follow us on Instagram for updates as we release the lineup for the day @blackfestcreatives.

FREE tickets here:

https://allevents.in/liverpool/blackfest-2023-grand-launch/10000658312017967

 

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