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Music review: The Eagles, Anfield, Liverpool

June 28, 2022 Comments Off on Music review: The Eagles, Anfield, Liverpool

A warm summer’s evening, and Anfield is filling up. There’s a buzz of anticipation. I love this place, it is so full of memories for me. But this isn’t another of those high-tension nights of European football. This is about recapturing a peaceful, easy feeling. 

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Art Review – The Tudors: Passion, Power and Politics, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

May 24, 2022 Comments Off on Art Review – The Tudors: Passion, Power and Politics, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Many famous faces stare at you through the ages during a visit to Walker Art Gallery’s outstanding new Tudor exhibition.

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Theatre Review – Alan Partridge: Stratagem, Liverpool M&S Bank Arena

May 17, 2022 Comments Off on Theatre Review – Alan Partridge: Stratagem, Liverpool M&S Bank Arena

How much Partridge is too much? It’s a question that Steve Coogan seems to have wrestled with over the years.

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(L to R) Sam Walsh, Arthur Ballard, Jim Weston, Peter Mousdale, John Baum, Maurice Cockrill. Taken in Colomendy, Wales. (Thanks to Colin Simpson.)

Exhibition: The Likeness of Things, Baum-Cockrill-Henri–Walsh, Prescot Museum & Kirkby Gallery, Knowsley

March 22, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition: The Likeness of Things, Baum-Cockrill-Henri–Walsh, Prescot Museum & Kirkby Gallery, Knowsley

A new exhibition at Knowsley’s Kirkby Galley aims to celebrate the work of four major artists who lived and worked in Liverpool from the 1960s and whose legacy lives on today.

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Adam Keast & Stephanie Hockley in Robin Hood Photo © Robert Day ESC_2649

Festive Review: Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto – Robin Hood: Tights in White Satin, Everyman, Liverpool

December 8, 2021 Comments Off on Festive Review: Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto – Robin Hood: Tights in White Satin, Everyman, Liverpool

How to encapsulate Robin Hood: Tights in White Satin in a sentence?

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The Beatles case Wondrous Place Museum of Liverpool CREDIT Gareth Jones

Wondrous Place: Celebrating the City at the Museum of Liverpool

December 2, 2021 Comments Off on Wondrous Place: Celebrating the City at the Museum of Liverpool

It’s more than 60 years since Liverpool’s original pop pioneer, Billy Fury, released his sinuous version of the song Wondrous Place, and its title continues to be a gift to Mersey mythologists in search of a name for their next civic-minded project.

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Melanie Goemans Hawthorn (triptych)

Review: John Moores Painting Prize Virtual Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

March 29, 2021 Comments Off on Review: John Moores Painting Prize Virtual Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

The John Moores Painting Prize brings together the best in contemporary British painting. 

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The Cavern Live, The Cavern Club, Liverpool

Online Music Review: The Cavern Live, The Cavern Club, Liverpool

December 20, 2020 Comments Off on Online Music Review: The Cavern Live, The Cavern Club, Liverpool

For a venue synonymous with The Beatles and well-used to packing out its basement, 2020 has seen its acts playing to an eerily empty room. But The Cavern Club in Liverpool is still going strong.

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Adam Keast & Helen Carter in A Christmas Carol, Playhouse Liverpool 2020 Photo © Robert DayESC_1704 #

Theatre Review: A Christmas Carol, Liverpool Playhouse

December 11, 2020 Comments Off on Theatre Review: A Christmas Carol, Liverpool Playhouse

There were ghosts in this play alright, many more than Dickens ever intended.

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Three Lads on Bikes Maud & Elaine Street, L8, 1979

Image Gallery: Tell It Like It Is, L— A City Through Its People, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

November 16, 2020 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Tell It Like It Is, L— A City Through Its People, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

Feeling nostalgic?

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