Liverpool

Plan your day out in Liverpool, European Capital of Culture 2008! Find cultural and heritage places to visit - museums, art galleries, historic attractions and more.

A photo of a large set of ancient silver and gold coins

Cheshire bling from the Roman era: Liverpool museums prepare to reveal two archaeology hoards

Liz Stewart, the Curator of Archaeology for the Museum of Liverpool, tells us about the excitement of showing the Knutsford and Malpas hoards to the public.

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Liverpool's Look/15: A photo festival of connections and dialogues

Miranda Gavin runs the rule over Look/15, Liverpool's biennial photographic festival, which in 2015 is exploring themes of women, migration and memory.

A photo of a brown trench at an archaeological dig

Long johns, magnetometers and a 5,000-year-old stone: Archaeological dig progresses in Liverpool park

A schoolboy could have been the first person for 5,000 years to see a stone with a bird inscription on it, say archaeologists working near a mansion house at Calderstones Park.

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"The horror of it was more than I can describe": The force-feeding equipment used on a suffragette at a Liverpool prison in 1910

See the set of force-feeding equipment used at Walton Gaol in Liverpool more than a century ago - now held at Nottingham's Galleries of Justice.

A close-up photo of a brown and yellow head of a mummy resting on a table in darkness

The mummies return: Old mummies and Book of the Dead rise again in Liverpool

Damaged during the May Blitz of 1941, a dozen mummies and a Book of the Dead will be among 4,000 "incredible" objects from Ancient Egypt in a new £300,000 display at the World Museum.

A photo of the frame of a man sprayed on to a white gallery wall in tan colour

Axis Artist of the Month: Joe Fletcher Orr on finding artistic inspiration in a relaxation pool

The curator of the Cactus space, within Liverpool's Royal Standard, talks spray tanning on gallery walls and using luxury spas for flashes of inspiration.

a photo of a brick terrace house with steel boarding on windows and doors

SAVE campaign celebrates as demolition of terraces around Ringo Starr's birthplace is vetoed

The Welsh Streets terraces around Ringo Starr's house in Liverpool have been saved after the Secretary of State opposed Liverpool Council's decision to demolish them.

A photo of a female model posing on a white square

Robert Heinecken: Selfies and Lessons in Posing Subjects at Liverpool's Open Eye Gallery

A three-part reappraisal of the late US artist's work features appropriations of fashion magazines and pornography, made between 1977 and 1982. Kirstie Brewer peruses the poses.

Colour photo of a small ship covered in bright coloured stripes

A Needle Walks into a Haystack: Liverpool offers sharp and precise 2014 Biennial

Merseyside's sixth major festival of visual art offers just enough to fill a busy weekend, with artists past and present equally represented. Mark Sheerin explores.

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