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What’s New in Liverpool: Interactive Arts, Crafts, City Sports Day

Are You Messin’ at Bluecoat, arts and crafts at Strawberry Field, sports day at Sefton Park Palm House, a new Being Human exhibition and much more.

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Are you petty? – The Blue Tunic

The Bluecoat, Liverpool. Image: Google

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Are you kidding? This is an exhibition at Bluecoat featuring works by leading British artists designed to be touched and explored. You can discover works of art in this interactive exhibition. During the summer holidays, a special program of free workshops, performances and storytelling will take place within the exhibition. This runs until Sunday, September 18.

Arts & Crafts – Strawberry Field

Strawberry field in Liverpool

Made famous by the Beatles song, there’s a summer of gaming and arts and crafts at Strawberry Field. The garden will be open to families to come and enjoy free play equipment. Kids can also get crafty by participating in creating patterns with gel slabs. This takes place every Thursday until the end of August.

Children’s Summer Sports Day – Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park, Liverpool. Photo: Shutterstock

A sports day at Sefton Park Palm House was organized with the Liverpool Harriers & AC. They will set up stations offering many sporting, recreational and varied activities. There will be a sports animator at each station to guide you through the activity. It’s Wednesday, August 10.

Human Being – Liverpool Cathedral

To be giant human hands

A sculpture of two huge hands has been unveiled at Liverpool Cathedral as part of a new exhibition. To be human, which runs from now until August 30, explores what it means to be human and how we connect with others in a changing world, the free exhibition is the latest collaboration with artist Peter Walker. He is the artist and sculptor who brought installations such as ‘Space, the Universe and All’, ‘Doves of Peace’ and ‘Angel Wings’ to Liverpool Cathedral.

The Book of Mormon – Liverpool Empire Theater

Empire Theater in Liverpool. Image: coward_lion – stock.adobe.com

The Book of Mormon, the hit Broadway musical from the creators of Southpark, has arrived at the Liverpool Empire Theater and will run until Saturday August 6th. The musical follows a pair of Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that’s a long way from their home in Salt Lake City.

Tickle the Ivories Festival – Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE has once again hosted its much-loved piano festival, Tickle the Ivories, giving aspiring and professional musicians a platform to showcase their skills. The ten-week event, which runs until September 11, encourages local talent to get involved and fill the streets of Liverpool city center with sounds ranging from classical to dance music. The pianos are free to use.

📍Sugar House Steps, South John Street, St Peters Square, College Lane and the Galleria.

Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder – World Museum

Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder at the World Museum Liverpool

An exciting new interactive exhibit exploring the world of science in the Doctor Who universe. The star of the show will be the TARDIS Tech Room where fans can learn about time travel and whether it could be made possible through science. There will be a Monster Vault where creatures from decades of the show, such as Daleks, Cybermen, and Weeping Angels, will be analyzed as if they were real. This runs until October 2022.

The Tudors: Passion, Power and Politics – Walker Art Gallery

A woman looks at artwork on display at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. Image: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Discover conflict, scandal and secrets at The Tudors: Passion, Power and Politics at The Walker Art Gallery. Showcasing one hundred objects with almost seventy works from the National Portrait Gallery. This is the first time that such a large number of these renowned portraits have been loaned for an exhibition. Featuring Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I, some of the most familiar and instantly recognizable figures in English history in portraits who have retained their likeness for five hundred years. This runs until Monday, August 29.

Radical Landscapes – Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool’s latest exhibition looks at the climate emergency, activism and trespass. Radical Landscapes is a collection of over 150 paintings, sculptures, photographs and films, taking a fresh look at the British landscape and the art it inspires. Back to the Fields by Ruth Ewan brings living plants and trees to the heart of the exhibition. It’s open now and will run until September 4th.