There are currently 32 member organisations based within the Liverpool City Region:
Hope Street Limited develops artists, artforms and arts in the community. It provides professional development for emerging artists and theatre companies and produces cutting edge, cross artform performances that encourage established artists to work outside their comfort zone in unusual places and spaces.
The Florrie is a stunning historic Grade 2 listed building which was successfully regenerated in 2012. We are a key community Arts and Culture venue in the South of the city.
We host exhibitions and concerts, theatre and dance shows, gigs and happenings. We run a variety of creative courses, such as circus skills, guitar lessons, computer classes for beginners, local history, art, yoga, knitting and more, for all ages.
The Atkinson is a cultural hub for Sefton presenting the best in contemporary performing arts, literature, visual arts, heritage, comedy and music for residents and visitors of all ages.
Families, learning and health and wellbeing are at the heart of what we do. We tell Sefton’s story giving it a sense of place and celebrating its heritage. We welcome the community in our Library, Café and beautiful Gift Shop.
The Black-E is a community cultural project. The commitments are to young people (offering, in the words of The Last Poets, “affection, protection, direction”) – to a cultural programme emphasising participation (“do-ing” and “view-ing”) – to education (formal and informal) – and to quality of work with equality of provision.
Since 2002, The Comedy Trust have run ground-breaking comedy programmes focussing on community, education and mental health with over 10,000 people of all ages and backgrounds. 90% of participants experience an increase in communication skills, confidence and wellbeing. They are also the brains behind Liverpool’s stellar Comedy Festival.
Windows Project deliver poetry and creative writing workshops in a wide variety of community settings including schools, playschemes, libraries, day centres and residential institutions. With a strong commitment to supporting new writing, they publish new work and provide advice and support to emerging authors.
Tmesis Theatre is a physical theatre company who have developed a strong reputation nationally and internationally for their innovative, groundbreaking, visually stunning, and thought provoking physical theatre work. The company runs Physical Fest – an annual international physical theatre festival.
Writing on the Wall is a dynamic, Liverpool-based community organisation that coordinates projects and events that celebrate writing in all its forms. We work with a broad and inclusive definition of writing that embraces literature, creative writing, journalism and non-fiction, poetry, songwriting, and storytelling.