Events

In the Window – Rory Shearer

The Bluecoat Display Centre present ceramicist Rory Shearer (Derry) for their monthly In the Window feature as part of #LIF2019.

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In:Visible Women week

In:Visible Women is an annual strand of work within the Liverpool Irish Festival about the role of women in Irish society and creativity; today and historically.

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Materials Library

A drop in resource for people to browse Irish texts during #LIF2019 in the comfort of the Everyman, a cultural hub for the city.

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Watch me grow / a trip here a trip there

A collaborative digital and physical exhibition, run by Art Arcadia at Sefton Park Palm House for #LIF2019, ‘A Trip Here, a trip there’ grows across the Festival, hence its original title ‘Watch Me Grow’.

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20Oct

Celtic Animation Film Festival

The theme for this year’s Celtic Anmation Film Festival is women in animation and content focusing on women’s issues. 

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20Oct

Scotland Road Walk

Featuring the stories of heroic men and women, footballers and rock stars, two hidden statues, a graveyard and the legends of Dandy Pat and James Carling.

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20Oct

IndieCork: The Dark Green Horror

IndieCork Film Festival is a platform for new and emerging filmmaking talent. LIF2019 will premier films directfrom IndieCork.

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Kilkelly + Sue Rynhart

Linking visual art with music, music with story and story with a cross-album narrative arc, Kilkelly reveal –in great depth- their new concept album: The Prick and the Petal.

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21Oct

Ireland’s Call (by John Connors)

John Connors performs this gripping story of three young men, in Ireland’s Call.

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22Oct

TG4’s Gradam Ceoil: An Irish Trad Night

Liverpool Irish Festival hosts a night rich with exceptional Irish music from two recent Gradam Ceoil winners and a TG4 presenter and fiddler.

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23Oct

Gradam Ceoil masterclass: accordion

Liverpool Irish Festival and TG4 bring you three exceptional masterclasses with (recent) past Gradam Ceoil winners and experts in the fields of accordion, fiddle and concertina.

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23Oct

Gradam Ceoil masterclass: fiddle

Liverpool Irish Festival and TG4 bring you three exceptional masterclasses with (recent) past Gradam Ceoil winners and experts in the fields of accordion, fiddle and concertina.

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23Oct

Gradam Ceoil masterclass: concertina

Liverpool Irish Festival and TG4 bring you three exceptional masterclasses with (recent) past Gradam Ceoil winners and experts in the fields of accordion, fiddle and concertina.

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23Oct

Visible Women

A triple bill of female musicians, plus excellent spoken word artist -Ciara Ni E, as host! A night of music to illustrate where the bright young things are in today’s Irish contempory music and what they are saying!

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24Oct

Backstop: ensuring Irish-UK cultural collaborations after Brexit

After Brexit, how can we ensure cultural production continues between Ireland and Britain? Panel talk led by Edge Hill’s Institute for Creative Enterprise.

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24Oct

Two Souls

Author of Two Souls, Henry McDonald reads from the book and answer questions from journalist and former head of BBC Radio Merseyside Mick Ord.

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24Oct

The Biggest Show in the Country

When an unexpected oil bonanza in Mary’s garden suddenly changes the fortunes of Ulster and its people, is the world ready for the emergence of Northern Ireland as a global superpower?

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25Oct

Rebels and Friends

Sisters Con and Eva were born into wealth, but strove relentlessly for those in need. Fierce suffragists, their story is as relevant now as 100 years ago.

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25Oct

Remembering Peggy – Melodic Memories

Peggy Peakin was a Liverpool music ‘influencer’ for over 50 years. Pupils, fellow players of traditional music and friends, honour her by playing and passing on stories in an evening of celebration.

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25Oct

The Biggest Show in the Country

When an unexpected oil bonanza in Mary’s garden suddenly changes the fortunes of Ulster and its people, is the world ready for the emergence of Northern Ireland as a global superpower?

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26Oct

Family Day

With a veritable array of activities (+ an entire museum to admire), you can be certain of encountering music, dance, screenings and previews…

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26Oct

Rebels and Friends

Sisters Con and Eva were born into wealth, but strove relentlessly for those in need. Fierce suffragists, their story is as relevant now as 100 years ago.

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27Oct

Heritage coach tour

Visiting Liverpool sites with irish relevance, this exceptional tour is written and co-ordinated by historian Greg Quiery.

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27Oct

Family Céilí

With music and dance from Liverpool Comhaltas; The Armagh Rhymers alsp bring folk stories, mumming and children’s books, galore. Family fun all afternoon.

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27Oct

Rory O’Hanlon: Comedy

Rory O’Hanlon -7-time Edinburgh show star- returns to his old stomping ground -Shenanigans- where he worked 20 years ago, before fame and fortune came knocking.

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