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‘In the Window’ seeks Irish artists for #LIF2019 storytelling display

In past years Liverpool Iirish Festival have worked with the Bluecoat Display Centre to display an Irish artist’s work, for the month of October, in a rolling programme the centre runs called ‘In the Window’. This year, we are collaborating more closely to select an artist in line with the Liverpool Irish Festival‘s theme of […]

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Vouching for volunteering

Each year, the Liverpool Irish Festival recruits a team of volunteers. They are the lifeblood of the festival. They help audiences feel welcome, share the story of the festival and build a community that values arts, culture and Irishness. Occasionally, we design roles specifically for someone who comes to us with an area of work […]

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Call: Go Green for St Patrick’s Day

Light the way in celebration! Marking the great influence Ireland has had on our city – and honouring its significance – the Liverpool Irish Festival are asking friends across Liverpool and the city region to ‘Green the City’ in honour of the the Emerald Isle! Connected to an international programme of Global Greening (which has […]

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#LIF2018; the inside scoop – a volunteer’s eye view

Here at #LIF2018 HQ we are so involved in delivering the festival, it can be difficult to understand what it means to others and how it is being received. Fortunately, this year, we have the inimitable Beth Stevens on our volunteer team, who has written an in depth feature for her Blog – All the […]

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Family fun for half term

It’s half term in Liverpool, and there’s plenty of family friendly activity to look forward to at Liverpool Irish Festival. This Saturday join us at Museum of Liverpool for our annual Family Day. With craft activities, plays, monologues, music and dance; tours of Irish artefacts; screenings, talks; storytelling and a raft of fun things to […]

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Treading the boards

Theatre is a huge part of Liverpool Irish Festival, especially with so many stories to be told and incredible Liverpool and Irish writers to tell them. There’s compelling tales of history, of 1916 and The Troubles, of laughter, surrealism, of strong women and gamechangers, and, of course, a play inspired by Stephen Nolan. Liverpool and […]

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