Past Events

Watch me grow / a trip here a trip there

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’.

Read More
Christy Moore

Christy Moore

One of the most compelling and inspirational musicians Ireland has ever seen, Christy Moore has a universal fan base and continues to entertain.

Read More
Materials Library

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.

Read More
In:Visible Women week

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.

Read More
In the Window - Rory Shearer

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.

Read More
Quirky Cabaret - Celtic Crossings

Quirky Cabaret – Celtic Crossings

Running as a fundraiser for #LIF2019, Eithne Browne (Patron of Liverpool Irish Festival) and a raft of friends, produce a night of Celtic entertainment in the stunning surrounds of the Sefton Park Palm House.

Read More
River Festival 2019

River Festival 2019

The River Festival is back! Each year Liverpool plays host to an incredible set of installations, acts, ships and activities to welcome the dawn of summer (we hope!) and Liverpool Irish Festival are stoked to be involved once again.

Read More
Stephen James Smith

Stephen James Smith

Stephen James Smith is a Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the vibrant spoken word scene in Ireland today; support is Ciarán Hodgers.

Read More
Family Céilí

Family Céilí

The Family Céilí is a popular event at the Liverpool Irish Festival. It returns to the spiritual home of the Irish community, the Liverpool Irish Centre.

Read More
The Jesse Janes

The Jesse Janes

A great band to spend the evening with, The Jesse Janes will wow you with powerful harmonies and sheer range of instruments!

Read More
To Have to Shoot Irishmen

To Have to Shoot Irishmen

Inspired by true events, To Have To Shoot Irishmen weaves movement and live folk song into a tale of militarism, corruption and the power of rebellion.

Read More
Migration Panel

Migration Panel

Focussing on the key theme of this year’s festival, this event welcomes an esteemed panel of experts discuss the cause, effect and lasting influence of Irish migration.

Read More
Official launch of TG 4's ‘Gaeil UK’

Official launch of TG 4’s ‘Gaeil UK’

Seán Mac an tSíthigh travels from Glasgow to London to meet with many generations of the Irish community living in the UK.

Read More
South Liverpool Heritage Walk

South Liverpool Heritage Walk

Walk though Liverpool’s historic Rodney and Hope Street areas, discovering colourful characters and long-lost histories.

Read More
Family Day

Family Day

Celebrate the Liverpool Irish Festival – with family and friends – in a day incorporating music, talks and activities for everyone to enjoy, across the day.

Read More