Liverpool’s 2018 programme will highlight the city’s cultural progress since 2008 our European Capital of Culture year!
We are constantly being told by visitors 'I need to come back because there is much more to see than I thought! ' The whole region is fabulously varied whether you're interested in the arts, heritage, sport, music, nature, shopping or all of the above you will always find something of interest
Liverpool is a UNESCO City of Music. Since 2004 the accolade of UNESCO World Heritage site has been bestowed on parts of the city including the Waterfront and St George's Quarter.
Beatlemaniacs of all ages visit the city area - while here you can visit John, Paul, George and Ringo's family homes, the Cavern club where it all began, the Jacaranda club from where they set off on their life changing trip to Hamburg and have a drink in some of their favourite pubs!
In the evening we have a great selection of bars and restaurants The Echo Arena is a holds world-class music artists, comedians and stage shows.
2018 Highlights you won't want to miss...
- China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors. 9 February - 28 October
Figures from China’s famous Terracotta Army are going on show in a UK museum outside London for the first time in more than 30 years, featuring more than 180 spectacular artefacts, many of which have never been on show in the UK before.
- Shanghai Festival ... Let’s Meet!
Featuring 10 of its best-emerging artists from Liverpool’s twin city, as well as a special showcase from the Shanghai Film Festival, which will bring the latest in Chinese film to an English-speaking audience.
- Feast of Fire. March 23 - April 2nd
The seven-day spring celebration during Easter 2018, that will transform St John’s Gardens into a magical land of fire, music and art. Feast of Fire at St George’s will take place across seven days from Friday, March 23 to Easter Bank Holiday Monday, April 2.
- The Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta. May 25 - 28
The Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta will link a trio of vibrant port cities – Liverpool, Dublin and Bordeaux – over the late May Bank Holiday weekend.
- Liverpool Biennial: Beautiful World Where Are You? 14 July - 28 October
Liverpool Biennial celebrates 20 years! Beautiful world, where are you? this year's theme is inspired by the line in a 230-year-old poem by Friedrich Schiller, set to music by Franz Schubert. Further details available in coming months. http://www.biennial.com
- Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: 1 July - 31 July
Liverpool welcomes back the intrepid amateur adventurers of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, 11 months and 40,000 gruelling nautical miles after they left the Albert Dock in summer 2017.