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CULTURE SHIFTS LEARNING LAB – HOW CAN WE CO-AUTHOR CULTURE?

29 JAN / 10:15 – 17:00 / THE ATKINSON, SOUTHPORT

A gathering of arts and public sector professionals to discuss how visual art can be useful in tackling societal problems.

Culture Shifts Learning Lab: How Can We Co-author Culture’ invites a host of guest speakers from across the photography, cultural, health, social housing, youth service and community sector to come together and discuss some of the most pertinent topics and debates today, and how the visual arts – particularly photography – can play an active role in them.

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HOPE STREET TO ‘MEET’ CHINA’S FIRST EMPEROR!

 

Hope Street Ltd is delighted to have been commissioned to produce an immersive theatre experience for children to form part of the schools’ programme cultural offer.

“The Rise of the Warriors” went into its development phase during November and boasts a largely Liverpool company of lead artists, the majority of whom have worked with several COoL members over the years.

Opening 9 February to 28 October 2018, China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition at World Museum features more than 180 spectacular artefacts from museums across Shaanxi Province, more than half of which have never been on show in the UK before.
This landmark exhibition tells the story of the formative years of the Chinese nation, from the pre-unification Qin Kings, to China’s First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang’s rise to power and the legacy of his achievements in the succeeding Han Dynasty.
http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

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Liverpool Irish Festival 2017 is almost here!

We know you’re been waiting and we are so excited about it nearly being here! With 60 events (30 involving music!), almost 30 venues, 50+ partners and over 100 artists taking part, LivIrishFest 2017 is going to be awesome! All tickets are on sale now  you can get to all the events here.

Tickets to the launch – involving opening speeches, a slice of (15th birthday) cake and the story of the festival from our Chair, John Chandler – are also available; just sign up here. Specific events we would like to draw your attention to include:

You can find out about these and more, here. These 4 events are show-pieces that truly reflect the nature of the work we believe the festival is set up to do, including:

  • progressing new thinking
  • showcasing excellence and talent
  • engaging in local interest and
  • supporting and working with the community.

Each has limited availability for certain aspects (i.e., a couple fo the sessions at the Family Day), so we urge you to get your tickets booked a.s.a.p to ensure you don’t miss out!

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Call for artists – Snowflake Trail 2016

The Snowflake Trail returns for a third year on 1 December 2016 and Open Culture CIC and Liverpool BID Company are once again seeking proposals from artists and creative organisations to design and decorate fibreglass snowflakes to form part of the trail. The snowflakes will be 1.5m tall and will be installed for the duration of the trail, abortion from 1 December 2016 – 3 January 2017.

Budget, dosage production & decoration

Commissioned artists will be paid in instalments totalling £800.00 (excluding VAT) per snowflake. This fee must cover the artist fee, viagra 100mg time taken to decorate the snowflake, plus all materials and varnish.
The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 23 October 2016.

Visit the Open Culture website for full application and technical information.

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