Past Events

The Spirit of the Reels: Liverpool Céilí Band

The Spirit of the Reels: Liverpool Céilí Band

Welcome to the launch of the book about the famous Liverpool Céilí Band of the 1960s and 70s.

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South Liverpool Walk

South Liverpool Walk

A walking tour that visits the remarkable architecture of the Hope and Rodney Street areas, discovering the history, politics and culture of Liverpool’s vibrant Irish community.

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A New Leaf Tour

A New Leaf Tour

A New Leaf is a compelling children’s story about a woodland and its discovery of an enchanting new leaf; written and performed by Brian Acton.

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A New Leaf Tour

A New Leaf Tour

A New Leaf is a compelling children’s story about a woodland and its discovery of an enchanting new leaf; written and performed by Brian Acton.

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Jack Lukeman

Jack Lukeman

Playing the Liverpool Irish Festival for the first time, Jack Lukeman (Co.Kildare) is becoming a Liverpool regular, having played the Philharmonic Music Room and Vince Power’s 2018 Liverpool Feis previously.

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#LIF2019 Official launch

#LIF2019 Official launch

Providing a snapshot of the festival ahead, the launch welcomes you to get a taste of Ireland, in the natural home of Liverpool’s Irish community.

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Hello Delia Murphy

Hello Delia Murphy

Hello Delia Murphy is an illustrated, beguiling talk with songs –compiled and performed by Delia’s niece, Carmen Cullen- accompanied by Gerry Anderson on guitar.

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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