This links page will continue to grow, in the meantime if you know of an organisation or venue which should be added please contact us

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LARC (Liverpool Arts Regeneration Consortium)  an alliance of eight of Liverpool’s major cultural organisations (see below), set up to play a leading role in Merseyside’s regeneration

COoL (Creative Organisations of Liverpool) COoL is a collective of 31 not-for-profit arts organisations based in Liverpool

Art In Liverpool Visual arts in Liverpool and Northwest, Listings, Reviews and more

Arts & Business Arts & Business sparks new partnerships between commerce and culture

Arts Council England The national development agency for the arts in England, distributing public money from the Government and the National Lottery

Business in the Arts: North West exists to bring business skills and experience to the arts in ways that are beneficial both to business and to the arts

Liverpool City Council

Visit Liverpool the tourism website for the Liverpool City Region

Visit North West the tourism website for the Northwest




the Bluecoat  the oldest arts centre in Liverpool with galleries, performance space, food + drink, studios, shops
National Museums Liverpool  have 8 major arts venues spread across Liverpool & the Wirral encompassing World Museum Liverpool, the Walker Art Gallery, Merseyside Maritime Museum, the International Slavery Museum, the National Conservation Centre, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Sudley House and the forthcoming Museum of Liverpool opening 2011

The Unity Theatre independent theatre encouraging creativity, participation, innovation and diversity

The Everyman & Playhouse Theatres

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) Cinema, art gallery and Britain’s principal electronic arts agency, specialising in moving image art and media.

Tate Liverpool  International, modern and contemporary art gallery.

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and home to the internationally renowned Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

Liverpool Biennial International Festival of Contemporary Art

Independents Liverpool Biennial the Independent strand of the Liverpool Biennial Festival of Contemporary Art




Merseyside ACME Merseyside ACME exists to support and develop the Creative Industries Sector on Merseyside

Kin 2 Kin  Linking Liverpool and Merseyside’s creative people.

Arena Studios & Gallery providing affordable studio space and the gallery is a platform for emerging talent to create and develop new ideas and work

Ariel Trust aims to improve young people’s lives by delivering innovative projects, based on best practice from the broadcasting industries

Merseyside Youth Association  an organisation providing opportunities and support for young people and those who work with young people

Africa Oye  the biggest live free African Music Festival in the UK

Arabic Arts Festival a celebration of Arabic Arts and Culture

Baltic Triangle an historic area of Liverpool once an industrial area, now reclaimed by creatives, entrepreneurs and their combined businesses.

Bido Lito!  Liverpool music magazine in print and online offering a blend of extended features and exposé on emerging Liverpool artists, regional music news, extensive reviews and more.

The Black-E (formerly The Blackie) is a combination of a contemporary arts centre with a community centre

Bluecoat Display Centre is an independent contemporary crafts retail gallery, based within the Bluecoat Arts Centre

The Bridewell Studios & Gallery  home to 36 artists and craftspeople, plus gallery space.

Brouhaha is a professional arts organisation that operates within local, regional, national and international contexts

Camp and Furnace   an unusual venue using three former industrial buildings: The Coach Shed, The Furnace and The Blade Factory in The Baltic Triangle

Can Cook Studio   Aiming to get Merseysiders cooking and loving good food

Liverpool Comedy Trust run the annual Liverpool Comedy Festival and aim to develop and sustain new comedy talent

Collective Encounters are a small arts organisation who use theatre as a tool for social change and make new work for new audiences in new spaces

Community Channel Broadcasting original shows and showcasing the work of new directors, and community programme makers.

Corke Art Gallery located in South Liverpool the gallery shows and sells work by local, national and international street, contemporary and fine artists.

Creative Enterprise Network  a free international network for creative entrepreneurs, and those associated with the creative industries, cultural enterprise, the creative economy.

David Parrish  Helping creative businesses to become even more successful

DaDa Disability and Deaf Arts To inspire, develop and celebrate talent and excellence in disability and deaf arts.

Dot-Art  Art gallery and consultants making affordable original art accessible to all and helping artists promote and sell their work.

EggSpace a gallery space in The Egg Cafe which aims to provide a platform for all emerging artists and art groups

Elevator Studios  Studio space for artists, musicians and other creative industries – Parliament Street above Lead Tea Shop. Elevator Recording Studio on Cheapside L2

Fab Collective  A collective of photographers based in Liverpool who photograph people and places through a variety of projects.

First Take  provides video training and production services to communities, voluntary organisations and local authorities

The Gallery Liverpool  Gallery in the heart of Liverpool’s Independent Cultural District with a focus on local artists.

Homotopia  Liverpool’s annual celebration of Queer Culture

Hope Street Ltd international creation centre for Liverpool

Hurricane Films tell stories – fact and fiction – for both film and television

Kensington Vision CIC   Training in Media, Video, Radio, Print Based and Photography in Communities.

The Lemon Collective   Culture, arts, reviews & events

Liverpool Acoustic   The central resource for the Liverpool acoustic music scene

Liverpool Music   A growing directory of Liverpool bands

Liverpool Irish Festival a celebration of the traditional connections and contemporary links between Liverpool and Ireland

Liverpool Lantern Company is an artist led organisation who produce Lantern Carnivals, plus offer Lantern making and training, carnival costume, processional puppets and large scale processional imagery across Liverpool

Liverpool Centre for Arts Development (LCAD) is a provider of Arts and Creative Industries training and development

Liverpool Cultural Heritage Forum  Networking organisation of voluntary societies actively interested in Liverpool’s culture and heritage, the recognised link with the Liverpool City Council.

Literature Northwest  A promotional and CPD tool for the region’s independent presses and literature organisations

Merseybells  An online resource and calendar for bellringers accross wider Liverpool and those interested in this traditional folk art.

Merseyside Dance Initiative (MDI)  the dance development agency for Merseyside

M Zone supports youth music on Merseyside

Metal Space for artists and thinkers to develop their ideas and further philosophy of their work.

Milapfest  Milapfest is the UK’s South Asian Arts Development Trust, run by national charity Milap Festival Trust.

Open Eye One of the UK’s leading gallery spaces for photography.

Osun Arts A non-profit making organisation promoting African traditional arts and culture.

The Pagoda Chinese Community Centre

People’s Stories: Liverpool Lives  not-for-profit web-based community reminiscence project, that allows people to share their memories of Liverpool throughout the years.

The Picket  Music venue renowned for its support of local bands plus a range of International artists.

The Reader Organisation aiming to improve well-being and build community through shared reading

Red Dot  Artist collective, also run creative recycling projects/workshops

The Royal Standard  An artist-led gallery, studios and social workspace in Liverpool.

Sense of Sound  Provide vocal training and opportunities for singers and songwriters.

Spike Theatre  A small-scale touring theatre company that creates accessible and visually exciting work.

Static Gallery

The Suitcase Ensemble  Collective of artists and theatre makers creating imaginative performances with opportunities for members of the public to explore their creativity.

Tmesis Theatre  A reputable theatre group producing innovative, and thought provoking physical theatre.

Urban Canvas Professional visual artists providing street art projects for festivals and events

Urban Strawberry Lunch A group who use infinite resource to make great music from virtually any object, anywhere.

Ullaloom A theatre company with a penchant for the dark, the mysterious and macabre.

Windows Project  Helping people get into creative writing by making it fun!

Merseyside Woodturners   A group of people who share an interest in turning wood into art, Gallery & Workshop in Calderstones Park.

WoW Festival Liverpool based writing festival celebrating writing, diversity, tolerance, story-telling and humour through controversy, inquiry and debate.

Wired Aerial Theatre  theatre-based aerial dance work and the site-specific aerial shows.

Zho Visual Theatre Dedicated to the development of new innovative work, across art platforms.

20 Stories High Creates dynamic and challenging theatre which attracts new audiences.

2 Bio  representing local artists within the incubator building, MerseyBio at the University of Liverpool.




Knowsley Arts Service

Prescot Museum

Huyton Art Gallery

Kirkby Art Gallery

National Wild Flower Centre

Knowsley Community College

Knowlsey Council

Knowsley Tourism




Halton Arts Service 

The Brindley

Queens Hall Studio

Norton Priory

Halton Borough Council (Widnes & Runcorn)

Halton Tourism




St Helens Arts Service

The Citadel Arts Centre

Level One Gallery & The World of Glass

St Helens Theatre Royal

Godfrey Pilkington Art Gallery

St Helens Council

St Helens Tourism




Southport Arts Centre

Crosby Civic Hall

The Atkinson Art Gallery

The Botanic Gardens Museum

Sefton Arts Development

Crosby Hall Educational Trust

Plaza Cinema

The Vitreum Arts Centre   Website

Sefton Council

Sefton Tourism

Crosby Capriol Singers




Wirral Arts Service

Pacific Road Arts Centre

Made In Wirral

Williamson Art Gallery and Museum

Ness Botanic Gardens

New Brighton Floral Pavilion

Wirral Borough Council

Wirral Tourism

The Oxton Artists




Radio City Group | |

BBC Radio Merseyside

Juice FM

Icon Radio University of Liverpool’s Radio Station

Shout FM John Moores University Radio Station

KVFM 87.7 (Kensington Vision FM)   Community Broadcasting, RSLs (Restricted Service Licence),  & Radio Training across the North West. KVFM Online Service from April 1st 2010.




Liverpool Daily Post

Liverpool Echo

Seven Streets

The Double Negative

Object of Dreams

Liverpool Confidential

Liverpool Weekly Merseymart and Star Series

The Lemon Collective