We know not everyone likes to be on the go all the time, so we wanted to show the chill side of the city as well. Packed full of museums, art galleries, theatres and history, if you want to experience the slower side of the city check out this blog for what’s on, when it’s running and where to head for a quiet escape.
Where: Tate Liverpool
When: Until 21st August
What: Different world cultures have always been a source of inspiration for many artists throughout history. Although this has led to important artistic developments, it is a complex story that has rarely been carried out on equal terms. On display you’ll see works by Pablo Picasso, Constantin Brancusi, Wifredo Lam, Pacita Abad, Ellen Gallagher and Santu Mofokeng.
Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder
Where: World Museum
When: Until 30th October
What: From epic monsters to costumes and props, science is brought to life exploring some of the Doctor’s many adventures and encounters through space and time. This world premiere exhibition will see visitors engage with original artefacts, sets and much more – it’s a must-see for any fan of Doctor Who and science enthusiasts too.
The Tudors: Passion, Power and Politics
Where: Walker Art Gallery
When: Until 29th August
What: Discover the conflict, scandal, and secrets of the Tudor monarchs. This blockbuster exhibition in partnership with National Portrait Gallery will reveal secrets and tell new stories about one of the most dramatic times of British history. Featuring around one hundred objects with almost seventy works from the National Portrait Gallery. It is the first time such a significant number of the National Portrait Gallery’s renowned Tudor portraits have been lent for exhibition.
10 Thousand Heartbeats: A Local’s Guide to Liverpool Chinatown
Where: Unity Theatre then across Chinatown
When: Until 31st July
What: A smartphone adventure which starts at the Unity Theatre. Anjia, played by Liverpool artist Fenfen Huang (CBBCs The Wonton Warrior 2021), invites you on a time-travelling adventure around the place she calls home. Step through the Chinatown Arch and uncover the stories behind The Nook, Chung Wah Supermarket and The Bagelry and the new St George’s Square mural, as you walk in the footsteps of Chinatown residents past and present.
The St George’s Hall Experience: The History Whisperer™
Where: St George’s Hall
When: Until 3rd September
What: Since opening its doors in 1854, St George’s Hall has come to be recognised as one of the finest neoclassical buildings in the world. The St George’s Hall Experience: The History Whisperer™ transports visitors to a time when this extraordinary building was the meeting point of both opulence and destitution. Just like this city, our History Whisperer, Livie, is full of heart, humour, emotion and dreams. Join her, as she leads you through the sights and sounds of prison life, in an immersive journey through Liverpool’s social history…