21 May 2021 5pm – Late

Events

LightNight at Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool
Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Walks & Tours

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Liverpool Biennial 2021 at Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Building

Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Building
Exhibitions

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Liverpool Biennial 2021 at Lewis's Building

Lewis's Building
Exhibitions

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Liverpool Biennial 2021 at Cotton Exchange

Cotton Exchange
Exhibitions

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Project Earth: Liverpool! The Cut-Out Opera by Love Ssega


Commissions, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Performance

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Creative Innovation


Exhibitions, Family Friendly

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Liverpool Biennial 2021 at Open Eye Gallery

Open Eye Gallery
Exhibitions

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Liverpool Biennial 2021 at Lush Building

Lush Building
Exhibitions

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Liverpool Show Choir


Family Friendly, Performance

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Under the Sea

Museum of Liverpool
Family Friendly, Performance, Streets

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic On Demand: VASILY PETRENKO CONDUCTS MUSIC BY ARENSKY, WEBER AND HAYDN


Family Friendly, Performance

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Word Play Open Mic


Participate, Performance

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Give Us Work Not Dole: Meccano Factory

Liverpool Central Library
Words & Debate

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LightNight at FACT

FACT
Exhibitions, Performance

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Give us a Word


Family Friendly, Participate

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AI: More than Human

World Museum
Exhibitions

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Play it again

UoL Victoria Gallery & Museum
Film

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I'm an architect, get me out of here!


Family Friendly, Participate

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Stealing Sheep's Song Machine

British Music Experience
Commissions, Participate, Performance

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Paint The Sky

Liverpool Town Hall
Family Friendly, Participate

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A Regurgitation is a Song is a Spell

A Regurgitation is a Song is a Spell


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LightNight at the Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral
Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Participate, Performance

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Tickle the Ivories

Liverpool ONE
Participate, Performance, Streets

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Wild Oracle: Live Oracle Card Readings

Open Eye Gallery
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My Favourite Place: Explore the Keith Medley Photographic Archive


Exhibitions

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Skittles and Sketchfab: Ancient play at the Garstang


Parties

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With My Little Eye...


Family Friendly, Participate

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Pathology in Three Parts by Haroon Mirza


Commissions, Film, Performance

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Play With Fire

Black Lodge Brewing
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Queer The City: Drag Cabaret

Lush Building
Commissions, Participate, Performance, Streets

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Formby Band


Performance

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I like to move it, move it


Family Friendly, Participate

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Play the Stars


Commissions, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Performance

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The Play Scratch Night with Yolanda Mercy


Commissions, Participate

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Game of Stones: The Magic of Metallurgy


Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Participate, Words & Debate

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Girls on Deck Present Unity Toxteth DJs

District
Parties, Performance

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Playful Nature — LIPA Primary


Family Friendly, Film

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Baltic Market Food Hub

Baltic Market
Family Friendly, Food Hub

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LightNight at Bluecoat

Bluecoat
Exhibitions

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In Flow


Commissions, Participate

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Make CIC Resident Exhibition

The Shed at Baltic Creative
Exhibitions

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Hub Studios and Gallery: Members show and Open Studio

Northern Lights
Exhibitions

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Celebrating Craft

Bluecoat Display Centre
Exhibitions, Film, Words & Debate

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Portrait of an Ordinary Tree


Film

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Save the Green - Augmented Reality Mystery Hunt


Family Friendly, Participate, Streets

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William Nicolas Crosland - Tapestry Exhibition

Chapters of Us
Exhibitions

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Graffiti Art Play

Zap Graffiti
Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Streets

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Resonate Brass - LightNight


Family Friendly, Film, Performance

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Explore the experimental photography of E. Chambré and Margaret Hardman


Exhibitions, Participate

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Afterparty — Crazy P

Camp & Furnace
Parties, Performance

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Online Discussion – Heavy Gardening: A Cross Sector Approach to the Green Agenda

Open Eye Gallery
Participate, Words & Debate

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The Game

The Game

Liverpool Town Hall
Family Friendly, Participate

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Heavy Gardening Art Trail

FACT
Exhibitions, Film, Streets, Walks & Tours

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Mothman #4


Exhibitions, Streets, Walks & Tours

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#LightNightatHome — Line up

...Art Gallery: Facebook: Walker Art Gallery / Twitter: @walkergallery / Instagram: @walkerartgallery Museum of Liverpool: Facebook: Museum of Liverpool / Twitter: MuseumLiverpool / Instagram: @museumofliverpool World Museum: Facebook: World Museum...

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The full LightNight line-up is out now

...World Museum, St Luke’s ‘Bombed Out’ Church, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Town Hall, Bluecoat, Tate Liverpool, District, Northern Lights, Liverpool Biennial venues and more. Visitors are encouraged to plan and...

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Museum of Liverpool

...sporting history have shaped the city.   Telephone: 0151 478 4545 Website: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol   Accessibility Information   Social Media Twitter: https://twitter.com/MuseumLiverpool Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/museumofliverpool Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/museumofliverpool   Photograph by Mills Media...

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Liverpool comes out to play

...Liverpool Cathedral   LightNight, produced by social enterprise Open Culture, is one of the most popular nights in Liverpool’s arts and culture calendar. With 100s of artists featuring in the...

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Home

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Travel Information

...most venues which you can see marked with a bicycle emblem on the Liverpool Cycle Map. Bike Hire If you don’t have your own bike, why not try Liverpool’s City...

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World Museum

World Museum is the oldest of the museums and galleries operated by National Museums Liverpool. It first opened on 8 March 1853 in the Ropeworks district of Liverpool, and it...

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LightNight 2021 Commissions Unveiled

Liverpool’s LightNight unveils seven new commissions Published: 21 April 2021 Liverpool’s LightNight will unveil seven new commissions when it returns on Friday 21 May 2021, in a combination of online...

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Liverpool ONE

With over 170 shops, bars and restaurants across five fabulous districts right in the heart of Liverpool city centre, you’re sure to find the one that you want at Liverpool...

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Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool welcomes over 600,000 visitors a year, is the home of the National Collection of Modern Art in the North of England, and one of the largest galleries of...

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Liverpool Town Hall

The Grade I listed Liverpool Town Hall is a truly stunning Georgian building in the heart of the city, and one of the finest surviving town halls of the 18th...

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Liverpool Cathedral

...quite unique. It survived 2 World Wars, periods of recession and great hardship in this once famous and important port of Liverpool to become a tribute to the dedication of...

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Guide Stockists

...Baltic Roastery – Constellations – Tusk at Northern Lights Waterfront – British Music Experience – Merseyside Maritime MuseumMuseum of Liverpool – Open Eye Gallery – Tate Liverpool City...

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LightNight 2021:Play

...Council with additional support from Liverpool John Moores University and Liverpool BID Company. Our festival partners include Adlib, Homotopia, Liverpool Biennial, and METAL. Our Media partner is The Guide Liverpool....

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Announcement

...John Moores University, sponsor Liverpool Bid Company, and partners Merseyrail, University of Liverpool and Culture Liverpool. Everyone who has purchased a LightNight Festival Guide or Merch Pack will be refunded...

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FACT

...Fax / Email Assistance dogs are welcome There is a public car park near the venue For details visit https://www.fact.co.uk/visit/accessibility   Social Media Twitter: https://twitter.com/FACT_Liverpool Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FACTliverpool Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fact_liverpool  ...

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LightNight

...year tens of thousands of people take the opportunity to try something new; see something different; step out of their comfort zone; or just spend time with friends and family....

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Fun for all the family

...the future – across all areas of the city centre. Below is just a selection of the amazing all-ages activity that will be happening this year. The full programme will...

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Stay out Late

...Liverpool-based video artist Anna Levin.Tickets are just £4 in advance from lightnightliverpool.co.uk/shop or £5 OTD. All proceeds from ticket sales go towards funding the festival. What’s on At Liverpool Cathedral...

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See a City Transformed

...Bin of the City at Liverpool Cathedral looks at the 1981 Toxteth Riots and the circumstances surrounding Liverpool 8 at the time of the unrest. Using first-hand accounts, newsreels, and...

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LightNight

...year tens of thousands of people take the opportunity to try something new; see something different; step out of their comfort zone; or just spend time with friends and family....

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2019 Commissions

...Híbridos: The Spirits of Brazil, an immersive multi-screen film installation at Victoria Gallery & Museum.The film explores the world of these diverse sacred ceremonies, breaking down the distance between viewer...

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Partners

Our partners, supporters & funders LightNight wouldn’t take place without the creative energy, generosity and brilliance of hundreds of individuals and organisations, and with the support of our funders and...

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Editions Gallery

Editions Gallery, Liverpool hosts contemporary painting and printing exhibitions throughout the year. We run virtual galleries for all our artists work and offer viewings of some of the most celebrated...

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Lewis's Building

...to exhibitions the 11th edition of the Liverpool Biennial. Find out more   Telephone: 0151 709 7444 Website: www.liverpoolbiennial2021.com   Accessibility Information This venue hosts multiple exhibition spaces, please book...

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District

Situated in the heart of the Baltic Triangle – Liverpool’s cultural mecca – District is a vibrant multi-purpose venue, playing host to gigs, club nights, screenings, talks and many other...

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Be Part of It: The Terrace

The Terrace is a new installation by artist Andy McKeown for LightNight 2020. Andy is creating an illuminated ‘street’ of terraced houses, each one live mixed with different notions of...

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Interlace — Activities

...means to the people of Merseyside won’t be taking place at Museum of Liverpool as planned, you can now take part in her participatory project online! Join us as we...

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We're seeking a Festival Evaluator

...of LightNight Liverpool 2021. The evaluator should have experience working in the arts sector, collecting, and analysing quantitative and qualitative data and report writing. The evaluation will be vital to...

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Camp & Furnace

Social Media Twitter: @CampandFurnace Facebook: @CampsandFurnace.Liverpool Instagram: @campandfurnace...

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Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Building

...the former home of Granada Television the building is now owned by National Museums Liverpool.   Telephone: 0151 709 7444 Website: www.liverpoolbiennial2021.com   Accessibility Information Access by ramps, slopes and/or...

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Ports in a Storm

...our cosy homes can be the expectation of a sea of unfamiliar faces outside. Here we hope to make some of those faces, particularly within the arts world, not just...

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Lush Building

...throughout and automatic doors Access by ramps, slopes and/or manual doors Large print information is available Assistance dogs are welcome   Social Media Twitter: @biennial Facebook: @liverpoolbiennial Instagram: @liverpoolbiennial  ...

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VideOdyssey at Toxteth TV

VideOdyssey: Enter a tsunami of extreme nostalgia by stepping into the UK’s only VHS rental shop and stand in front of our 8 foot high video walls. Toxteth TV is...

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2018 Commissions

LightNight returns on Friday 18 May 2018, unlocking the doors of Liverpool’s best-loved arts, culture and heritage venues late into the night. A culture crawl like no other, visitors of...

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Zap Graffiti

Liverpool’s unique graffiti art focused venue. Since 1995, we’ve been busy engaging folks from all walks of life in the positive artform of graffiti. We provide a variety of graffiti...

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Audience Guidance

...Open Culture to create an inspiring trail of free events with talks, workshops, performance, music and more. For 2021, LightNight is a hybrid festival, offering a mix of online and...

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Terms & Conditions

...viewer of our website. The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use: The content of the pages of this website is for your general information...

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The Shed at Baltic Creative

A unique meeting and event space situated at the heart of Baltic Creative Campus next to the Baltic Roastery cafe.   Telephone: +44(0) 151 708 2840 Website: www.baltic-creative.com   Accessibility...

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John Archer Hall

Social Media Twitter: @katumbabloco Facebook: @katumbadrumming Instagram: @katumbadrumming...

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24 Kitchen Street

24 Kitchen Street is a multi-purpose events space in the Baltic Triangle and home to a whole host of live music, arts and club events. Please note, both 24 Kitchen...

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Bluecoat

Bluecoat is Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, the oldest in the UK. Our landmark building, located in the heart of the city centre, is home to a year-round programme...

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Squash

...by at least one of these methods: Textphone / Fax / Email Assistance dogs are welcome   Social Media Twitter: @squashliverpool Facebook: www.facebook.com/squashliverpool Instagram: @squashliverpool   Photograph by Mark Loudon...

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Bluecoat Display Centre

...craftspeople each year working in a broad variety of media.   Telephone: 0151 709 4014 Website: www.bluecoatdisplaycentre.com   Accessibility Information Access by ramps, slopes and/or manual doors The public can...

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Walker Art Gallery

The Walker Art Gallery is the national gallery of the North. For 130 years it has housed Liverpool’s most outstanding art collection. Many of the gallery’s most important works have...

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Cotton Exchange

Cotton Exchange is a Grade II listed building offering office space in the heart of the commercial district. It sits in the Cotton Quarter which also includes Cotton House, and...

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LIPA

...information is available A sound enhancement system is available Sign language-trained member of staff on duty generally Assistance dogs are welcome   Social Media Twitter: @LIPALiverpool Facebook: www.facebook.com/LIPALiverpool Instagram: www.instagram.com/lipaliverpool...

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Get Involved

...of over 100 free events. We are seeking a team of enthusiastic people who have a passion for Liverpool’s vibrant arts and cultural scene to help at this year’s festival....

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British Music Experience

The British Music Experience is a registered not-for-profit charity with the purpose of advancing the education and appreciation of the art, history and science of music in Britain. Situated in...

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Open Eye Gallery

Open Eye Gallery is a photography gallery and archive in Liverpool, UK that was established in 1977.   Telephone: 0151 236 6768 Website: www.openeye.org.uk   Accessibility Information Level access throughout...

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Volunteer

...over 100 free events. We are seeking a team of enthusiastic people who have a passion for Liverpool’s vibrant arts and cultural scene to help at this year’s festival. This...

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Baltic Market

Liverpool’s first street food market. Baltic Market is place for fussy friends and picky palates, zealous vegans and juicy meat lovers, the gluten free and the never full. Home of...

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Chapters of Us

Social Media Twitter: @chapters_of_us Facebook: @chaptersofus Instagram: @chapters_of_us...

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Black Lodge Brewing

Black Lodge Brewing are a Microbrewery & Taproom in the Baltic Triangle founded in 2015. Website: www.blacklodgebrewing.co.uk...

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Northern Lights

...708 2840 Website: www.northernlightsliverpool.com   Accessibility Information Access by ramps, slopes and/or manual doors Accessible toilets The public can contact the venue by at least one of these methods: Textphone...

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Watch the Film

On 17 May 2019, the tenth annual LightNight saw places, spaces and people across the city come alive to celebrate Liverpool’s world-class cultural offer with one spectacular night of over...

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Accessibility

...listings to view. In addition, accessable.com offers detailed access guides for many venues across Liverpool and beyond. Closed Captions on YouTube You can use these instructions to turn on Automatic...

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Festival Theme - 'Home'

...urbanism, Liverpool, community, displacement, migration, refugee experience, planet earth, biodiversity, climate change and environmental sustainability. Everyone has a different experience of what Home means to them. Is home a pin...

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#LoveLightNight Crowdfunder

LightNight takes place annually, since 2010, attracting ten of thousands of visitors each year. From raves in Liverpool Cathedral, to soundscapes in Moorfields Train Station, LightNight makes art and the...

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St Luke's Bombed Out Church

St Luke’s Church, known locally as the ‘Bombed Out Church’, suffered catastrophic damage during the May Blitz of 1941, leaving only its external masonry standing. Overgrown and inaccessible, the site...

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Donate

...support will go directly towards the planning and programming for the future of the festival. Every year for one night only LightNight transforms Liverpool city centre into a culture crawl...

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LightNight Bus

18:00 – 23:10 The Merseyside Transport Trust is providing a free heritage circular bus service using classic Liverpool buses running every 10 minutes from 18:00 – 23:00. The route serves...

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Contact Us

...and get in touch: Full Name: Email Address: Your Message: Email us info@culture.org.uk Call or Text us +44(0)7828 021988 Write to us Open Culture 127 Dale Street, Liverpool, L2 2JH...

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The Black-E

...a description of the Chapel in the 1960’s covered with over a hundred years of inner-city smoke and grime. Although the stone was cleaned in the 1980’s the building still...

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