Much of Liverpool: City of Radicals is still in the planning stages so you will have to check elsewhere for up to date details - but here is a line up of what is known now to be taking place throughout the year.
Liverpool, ‘City of Radicals’ 1911 - 2011
In 1911 society was in ferment, a series of city-wide strikes shook Liverpool and radical artists rubbed shoulders with inspirational workers' leaders. NERVE's 2011 calendar celebrates this centenary through images and significant dates. Come along and find out more about how the Bluecoat and others will be marking next year as 'Liverpool, City of Radicals'. Saturday 4th Dec 2010 The Bluecoat, School Lane
Liverpool Design Festival & Show 18 – 27 November 2010
All the design conscious, stylish and fashionable people will be heading to Liverpool this November for the second annual Design Festival. The festival is a celebration of contemporary design in a city famed for its love of fashion.
LIVERPOOL DESIGN FESTIVAL PRESENTS: INTERCHANGE FILM SCREENINGS FOLLOWED BY Q&A AT METAL
Interchange is a special screening of three works by Liverpool based designers and artists; Jon Barraclough, Sam Meech and Markus Soukup. Each of the works has been developed with other artists and in relation to other artistic practices such as spoken word and music.
Liverpool-based artist Alan Dunn is compiling a CD entitled A history of background, exploring the concept and role of background in art, design, music and film. Confirmed contributions include content from Yoko Ono, David Bowie, Brian Eno, Michelangelo Antonioni, Einsturzende Neubauten, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Bo Diddley, Undark, Carol Kaye (session bass player for Beach Boys, Nancy Sinatra, Elvis, Zappa, Monkees and Sonny & Cher), recordings from space, dubstep, Andy Warhol, back benches, wallpaper, Erik Satie, soundtrack excerpts, rockabilly slap bass and original 60's background Muzak.
North West Vision and Media have a number of free tickets for Vision+Media members. Visit thier site and register your interest.
A brand-new one-day conference for entrepreneurs, investors, corporate venturers, government officials and media that showcase the wealth of UK innovation in the creative industries and gets to the heart of the issues affecting entrepreneurs and investors who are shaping the future of the technological innovation.
Hear from serial entrepreneurs and investors & lend your voice to the debate.
Where are the hotspots for enterprise? Is Britain's innovation infrastructure self-sustaining? What can UK entrepreneurs learn from their Silicon Valley counterparts? And what can they give back?
Sound art pieces, live compositions and improvisations featuring loop-based compositions of sounds from various objects and sources.