On Friday 17th May from 4pm until late, thousands of visitors and local residents will descend upon Liverpool for a vibrant cultural festival. With around 100 special events dotted across the city centre, visitors of all ages can follow their own trail of activities, exhibitions, performance, talks, walks and much more.
Open Culture have put a call out for events to take place on the evening.
Ask yourself "What will you do for Light Night 2013?"
If your into your creative industry networking (or whatever this is called these days) then this session from ACME is for you.
This is the first kin get-together for 2013 and as is the norm with these events', you can be mix it up; with this session following on from another much anticipated industry 'thinking' session brought to you in partnership with Sound City.
Free CPD Opportunity - Action Learning with Curious Minds
As part of their support offer to organisations using the arts to engage with children and young people, they have a number of free Action Learning sets they're hosting this year. If you've not come across Action Learning before, it's a structured problem solving method which involves a group of peers supporting each other to look at their professional challenges and find solutions. It's a really effective method they've used a lot in the past, more information about it is available on their website - http://www.curiousminds.org.uk/alfcm
Chorlton Arts Festival, one of the leading, annual multi-arts festivals in the UK, is now inviting submissions for 2013.
Interactive artwork Noisy Table, an augmented ping-pong table that makes music and sounds as games are played, arrives in FACT on 6th December.
Who better to test it out than some of the city's best-loved bands? Over the next 10 weeks 8 bands will compete to be crowned “Bats & Bleeps Ping-Pong Champion!” in a round robin ping-pong tournament. To launch Noisy Table and get the competition underway, FACT are incredibly happy to welcome Liverpool legends Clinic for an exclusive DJ set and atmospheric electronica artist Afternaut, who will be performing live.
It is no wonder that this artwork is coming to FACT as Mike Stubbs the artistic director at FACT has a Ping Pong table is his back room at home and never misses a chance to battle it out against any unsuspecting visitor - Pity the Watch Tower seller.
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