Liverpool Biennial is a platform for research, commissioning and presenting international art, education and debate. Every two years, the Biennial Exhibition brings an international focus to our work. It is the moment when the world comes to Liverpool to engage with our thinking and when we present art to the world.
Liverpool Biennial 2014, The UK Biennial of Contemporary Art, takes place from 5 July to 26 October 2014.
The 8th Liverpool Biennial Exhibition, A Needle Walks into a Haystack, is curated by Mai Abu ElDahab and Anthony Huberman. It takes place across the city at venues including the former Trade Union Centre, the Bluecoat, FACT and Tate Liverpool. Also featured in Liverpool Biennial 2014 are the John Moores Painting Prize, Bloomberg New Contemporaries and exhibitions at Open Eye Gallery and LJMU’s Exhibition Research Centre. In addition, there will be work by artists and curators in solo and group shows and performances throughout the city.
Since it was founded in 1999 by James Moores, Liverpool Biennial has commissioned 231 new artworks from 364 artists around the world, including 34 collaborative neighbourhood projects in the city. From 2004-2012, Liverpool Biennial has had an economic impact of £98.9m.
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Northern Quarter Makers Market | Sun 14 May 2017 The Makers Market brings together top creatives from Manchester, Cheshire and North Wales with award winning food and drink, art, modern craft and vintage and live music. The market takes place on Stevensons Square in the Northern Quarter every second sunday of each month. […]
Stevenson Square, Northern Quarter
AFRICA OYÉ 2017 | 17th – 18th June 2017 England’s biggest African music festival is back again in Liverpool’s Sefton park taking place of the weekend over 17th – 18th June 2017. The popular festival first began in 1992 as a series of small gigs in the centre of Liverpool, Africa Oyé has now grown […]
Sefton park, Liverpool
Ricky Gervais Live | Birmingham | 28th June Ricky Gervais has announced dates for his first stand-up tour for 7 years – Humanity. The tour will will stop off at the Birmingham Barclaycard Arena on Wednesday 28th June 2017. The venue is just 15 minutes walk away from Hatters Hostel Birmingham, making it an ideal place […]
Radiohead | Manchester | 4th and 5th July For the first time in 5 years, Radiohead will play 2 dates at Manchester Arena on the 4th and 5th July 2017. Hatters Hostel is just 15 minutes walk from the venue making it a perfect place to bed down after watching one of the greatest bands […]
Lady Gaga | Manchester | 17 October Lady Gaga returns to Manchester as part of her Joanne World Tour on Tuesday 17th October. This is so far her only confirmed date in the North of England. The Grammy award winner has sold over 30 million albums and and an astonishing 150 million singles, making her one […]