Liverpool City of Radicals

Much of Liverpool: City of Radicals is still in the planning stages so please check with the venue or organisers beforehand as details may change. The new City of Radicals website www.cityofradicals.co.uk is now available with a  line up of events. Available now Nerve’s 2011 calendar, with images relating to 1911 was launched at the Bluecoat in December. Copies from News from Nowhere. Nerve magazine to continue with related events throughout the year. Web: www.catalystmedia.org.uk/ February Date/s: 2nd February – 3rd April David Jacques: The Irlam House Bequest Installation by 2010 Liverpool Art Prize winner featuring series of drawings and painted silk banner in the style of a traditional British Trade Union, representing a banner workshop run by a collective of artists opposed to Victorian artisan and entrepreneur George Tutill, who monopolised production of union banners in the 19th Century. Venue: The Walker Organiser: The Walker Web: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/ Date/s: 3rd February Centenary of Robert Tressell’s death: wreath laying at former Liverpool Infirmary; ceremony at the Rice Lane cemetery; celebration event at the Town Hall; launch of large commissioned Tressell banner on Dale St, Liverpool city centre by David Jacques & schools banner project. LCC’s other Tressell plans include distributing copies of his Ragged Trousered Philanthopists; readings from the book at local libraries; and a Roscoe lecture Venue: Various Organiser: Liverpool City Council Date/s: 7th February Tressell community drama performance at the Casa Venue: The Casa, Hope Street Organiser: Liverpool City Council Date/s: 14th -20th February Liverpool Discovers: A Winter’s Trail. Art trail round city centre based on local people’s stories – linking to the radicals theme Venue: Various Web: www.liverpooldiscovers.co.uk March Date/s: 12th March International Women’s Day Events, films and talks to celebrate International Women’s Day, plus other associated events Venue: The Bluecoat Organiser: Gillian Howie, University of Liverpool Web: www.thebluecoat.org.uk/ Date: Tuesday 15th March 6.30pm-8.30pm Strike for Liberty! – The Remarkable Story of the 1911 Liverpool Transport Strike A discussion and excerpts from theatre production “Rid the World” by Rob Johnston Venue: Metal@ Edge Hill Station, Platform 1,Tunnel Road, Liverpool, L7 6ND Organiser: Metal Web: http://www.metalculture.com/ Date/s: 1st April -11th June Collaboration Programme: An Exhibition with the People of Liverpool An exposition representing the breadth and reach of FACT’s Collaboration Programme working with communities. Venue: FACT Organiser: FACT Web: www.fact.co.uk/ Date/s: 14th-18th March Festival of Performing Arts This will include some Robert Tressell inspired performances Venue: St George’s Hall Organiser: Liverpool City Council Date/s:...

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