Past Events

Sorcha Boyle Exhibition - Repeal the Eighth - Private View

Sorcha Boyle Exhibition – Repeal the Eighth – Private View

This event is the private view for the Repeal the Eighth exhibit. Pop in and have a look at a creative response to the biggest ever vote on body autonomy.

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Sorcha Boyle exhibition - Repeal the Eighth

Sorcha Boyle exhibition – Repeal the Eighth

Liverpool Irish Festival and OUTPUT Gallery invited artists to show their response to this year’s #YesTogether/Repeal the Eighth campaign. This is the result of that call.

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It's The Travelling Life - Private View

It’s The Travelling Life – Private View

It’s a Travelling Life takes place at The Brink as part of The Art of Falling Apart as part of the Liverpool Mental Health Festival and George Henry Lee’s as part of #LIF2018.

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Materials library

Materials library

The Materials Library at Liverpool Everyman is the ideal cultural hotspot to browse a festival brochure, pick up a bite to eat and encounter some of the city’s performance artists.

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It's The Travelling Life: Part II

It’s The Travelling Life: Part II

It’s a Travelling Life takes place at The Brink as part of The Art of Falling Apart as part of the Liverpool Mental Health Festival and George Henry Lee’s as part of #LIF2018.

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It's The Travelling Life: Part I - The Art of Falling Apart

It’s The Travelling Life: Part I – The Art of Falling Apart

It’s a Travelling Life takes place at The Brink as part of The Art of Falling Apart as part of the Liverpool Mental Health Festival and George Henry Lee’s as part of #LIF2018.

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Berina Kelly - Jewellery in the Window

Berina Kelly – Jewellery in the Window

Impressive display of Berina Kelly jewellery at the Bluecoat Display Centre shown ‘In the Window’ as part of the Liverpool Irish Festival.

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Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta

Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta

For the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta, you can find LIF at the Martin Luther King Jnr building and on the nearby tallship, La Malouine. See event notes for more details.

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Greening the city - St Patrick's Day

Greening the city – St Patrick’s Day

Watch Liverpool’s major buildings go green for St Patrick’s Day 2018. To ensue more buildings get involved support us using #GreenLiverpoolYes

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Finns Hotel Ceilidh Band: Fundraising dance

Finns Hotel Ceilidh Band: Fundraising dance

Finns Hotel Ceilidh Band will play – for one night only – fundraising for Irish Community Care.

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Kelly’s Irish Trad Session

Kelly’s Irish Trad Session

A trad session in a good pub. Kelly’s (Smithdown) is a long-time friend of the festival and helps see out LivIrishFest2017 with their regular session

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Liverpool Music Tours: walks

Liverpool Music Tours: walks

Liverpool Music Tours are offering two cultural walking tours as part of the Liverpool Irish Festival

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Family céilí and Comhaltas’s 60th celebrations

Family céilí and Comhaltas’s 60th celebrations

Organised by Liverpool Comhaltas and Liverpool Irish Centre in partnership with LivIrishFest2017, this event forms part a Family Weekend during the festival

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Children’s Hour with Carmel Kelly

Children’s Hour with Carmel Kelly

Carmel Uí Cheallaigh/Kelly (Galway, ROI) is a children’s author and picture book creator, writing in Gaelic and English. Her motto is “Picture books are for everyone”.

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Burning Wheel: Album launch

Burning Wheel: Album launch

Burning Wheel’s intense live shows move from plaintive Dylan-folk to hypnotic and danceable country-soul, accompanied by Flaming Lips style pyro-technics.

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