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Activism, community groups, websites & resources
in Liverpool & the North-West

    Africa Oye - Liverpool's own African Music Festival. Fabulous and FREE! Usually held over one weekend in mid-June in Sefton Park. With the best of internationally-acclaimed African bands and musicians, often never heard in the UK before. News From Nowhere always present with a great stall of CDs.


    Website: www.africaoye.com

    Art in Liverpool - Liverpool Art Gallery Listings, Art Weblog, Artists Details and News. The comprehensive online resource for the Liverpool Art Scene.


    Website: www.artinliverpool.com

    Arts Hub 47 - The only creative community co-operative. in Merseyside. Selling Arts & Crafts ranging from cards, bags, jewlerry, textile art, bunting, clothing, mosaic art, frames and a variety of images. We aim to provide a creative enterprise hub to artists, designers and crafters. Our long term aim is provide a space for people to learn new skills, work together to develop existing skills and share skills and most importantly have fun while doing it!

    47 Lark Lane Liverpool L17 8UW
    Website: www.artshub47.co.uk

    Bombed Out Church - A place for everyone - a managed ruin and multidisciplinary arts venue with a programme of curated events, community engagement and creative learning projects.

    Leece Street Liverpool
    Website: www.bombedoutchurch.com

    Catalyst Creative Media: Nerve Magazine - Arts, cultural and social issues magazine and website dedicated to the grassroots Merseyside artistic community and their communities.


    Website: www.catalystmedia.org.uk

    Collective Encounters - Collective Encounters is a professional arts organisation specialising in theatre for social change through collaborative practice. We use theatre to engage those on the margins of society and tell untold stories


    Website: www.collective-encounters.org.uk

    gallery4allarts.com - This gallery promotes Liverpool based artist Nicole Bartos and 'guest artists', including poets. Gallery4allarts has a well known history of art exhibitions and events


    Website: www.gallery4allarts.com

    HeadSpace @ EggSpace Gallery - The Eggspace Gallery, in Central Liverpool, is a Gallery space for both established and emerging artists and art groups. Our policy is to provide a platform for all.

    16-18 Newington Road Newington Buildings Liverpool L1 4ED
    Email: headspace@eggspace.org
    Website: www.eggspace.org

    Homotopia - Liverpool's hugely successful festival to celebrate gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender culture.


    Email: info@homotopia.net
    Website: www.homotopia.net

    Hope Street Blog - Blog centering on events & news relating to Hope Street - a street of astonishing beauty and stunning architecture. The world famous Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the legendary Everyman Theatre and two majestically different cathedrals. The ornate Philharmonic pub where the Beatles used to meet. One of the coolest boutique hotels in the UK and some of the hottest restaurants.


    Website: hopestreet.co.uk/

    Literature Northwest - Index Publishing Network - The North West boasts some of the most vibrant, diverse and important independent presses in the country, ranging from internationally distributed poetry and photography publishers, to innovative local magazines, graphic novel houses and key players in the regional and national literary scene. Index is the first attempt to bring these rich and disparate elements together in a single celebration. As well as producing regular brochures showcasing a cross section of region's publishing, Index will actively promote the identity of North West publishing to readers and trade and via the British festival calendar. Index will also provide free listings and release information on publishing and literary event activity across the North West, through a free monthly newsletter


    Website: www.literaturenorthwest.co.uk/

    Liverpool Acoustic - Resource for anyone interested in acoustic music in and around Liverpool and Merseyside, plus the surrounding areas of Cheshire West, Halton, Warrington, and West Lancs.


    Website: liverpoolacoustic.co.uk

    Liverpool Arabic Centre - Charitable organisation to advocate the social and economic wellbeing, improve the health and advance the education of the Yemeni/Arabic community whilst strengthening the awareness of the community within wider society.

    Tiber enterprise facilities Lodge Lane L8 0TP
    Telephone: 0151 734 0550
    Website: www.liverpoolarabiccentre.org.uk

    Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Theatres - Joint website for the celebrated Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatres.


    Website: www.everymanplayhouse.com/

    Liverpool Network Theatre Group - Network is a community theatre group based in the centre of Liverpool. They aim to produce the very best in community theatre, to encourage participation in community theatre at all levels, to develop new writing and new performance, and to have fun!


    Website: www.liverpoolnetworktheatre.org.uk

    Liverpool Stories - Liverpool Stories is a video broadcasting web site dedicated to creating a wide range of content, created by people living and working in Liverpool and Merseyside. Collectively, these stories aim to give a wider picture of cultural life in the city.


    Website: www.liverpool-stories.com/

    Philosophy in Pubs - Grassroots community organisation promoting and practising community philosophy in Liverpool, the UK and worldwide!


    Website: www.philosophyinpubs.co.uk

    Rennies Arts & Crafts Ltd - Rennies Arts & Crafts, incorporating Rennies Gallery, is a family business, owned and run by two brothers, Duncan and Steven Rennie. Trading for over 30 years, Rennies Arts & Crafts was founded by their parents, Ron and Jean Rennie and was originally built upon the the popularity of their mother's oil paintings. The business developed steadily over the years, from a market stall in Birkenhead to the present day. The brothers now have three shops selling art and craft materials, in Liverpool, St Helens and Southport. They also have a picture framing workshop in Liverpool.

    61-63 Bold Street Liverpool Merseyside L1 4EZ
    Telephone: 0151 708 0599
    Website: www.renniesgallery.co.uk

    Royal Exchange Theatre - Manchester's leading producing theatre company, based in the historic splendour of the Victorian cotton exchange building.

    St Ann Manchester M2 7DH
    Telephone: 0161 833 9833
    Email: box.office@royalexchange.co.uk
    Website: www.royalexchange.co.uk

    Shiverpool Tours - Liverpool’s multi award winning theatrically led ghost and history tour experience; exploring the city’s most famous locations and revealing their hidden histories and mysteries.


    Website: www.shiverpool.co.uk

    Sola Arts - Sola Arts brings communities together by using the arts in workshops, training programmes and special projects to promote understanding across diverse cultures. Working with a wide range of communities and abilities, we specialise in assisting the integration of people from a range of different cultures and backgrounds by using traditional forms of art.


    Website: www.solaarts.org

    Steering for North... - Website for Cate Simmons, Liverpool-based artist and illustrator.


    Email: steeringfornorth@gmail.com
    Website: www.flickr.com/photos/steeringfornorth/

    The Black-E - Established in 1968 as Britain's first community arts project, hosts events, community groups, arts workshops, youth projects, residencies, performances and exhibitions

    Great George Street Liverpool L1 5EW
    Telephone: 0151 709 5109
    Website: www.theblack-e.co.uk

    The Bluecoat - Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, showcasing talent across visual art, music, dance, live art and literature.

    School Lane Liverpool L1 3BX
    Telephone: 0151 702 5324
    Website: www.thebluecoat.org.uk

    The Reader Organisation - Charity dedicated to bringing about a Reading Revolution, making it possible for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to enjoy and engage with books.


    Website: www.thereader.org.uk

    Unity Theatre - Liverpool's small-scale theatre with big ambitions and a radical history. Challenging, innovative, risky and unusual work, encouraging creativity, participation, innovation and diversity

    1 Hope Place Liverpool L1 9BG
    Telephone: 0151 709 4988
    Website: www.unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk

    Vintage Radio - Volunteer-run internet radio station broadcasting from Birkenhead - a wide range of programmes for, but not exclusively for, the over 50s


    Website: www.vintageradio.org.uk

    Windows Project - Providing support and advice for poetry and writing by and with all ages and abilities as an everyday activity since 1976.


    Website: www.windowsproject.co.uk

    Wirral Play Council - Improving children's lives by promoting their physical, mental and spiritual well-being through developing and facilitating children's play opportunities across Wirral.

    Wirral Play Development Centre 1 Berner Street Birkenhead CH41 4JY
    Telephone: 0151 650 0030
    Email: enquiries@wirralplaycouncil.org.uk
    Website: www.wirralplaycouncil.org.uk