Monday, June 27, 2022


Chinese New Year 2021

Liverpool’s Chinese New Year virtual celebrations for the Year of the Ox 2021

Liverpool’s Chinese New Year 2021 celebrations will this year kick off online from Friday February 12. Virtual activities will continue over the weekend until Sunday February 14 to mark the Year of the Ox. You can enjoy the festivities from home...
The Facades by Kiera Davies

Wigan’s music scene is blossoming, but can it survive the pandemic?

Wigan's music scene is under threat as the doors of local venues remain closed because of the pandemic. Not since the release of The Verve’s seminal album ‘Urban Hymns’ in 1997 has there been as much hype and attention paid to Wigan music as there is today.
Ian McCulloch by Drew D F Fawkes Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

Five iconic Liverpool rock concerts remembered

You might remember lunchtime gigs at the Cavern Club or an evening out at the long-demolished Liverpool Stadium? Wherever it might be, the stages of Liverpool’s most famous music venues have welcomed performers from all over the world.

How Liverpool vocal coach Jennifer John is using lockdown to empower others

A Liverpool vocal coach is using singing to empower others by creating a global virtual choir and raising funds for some of the city's most vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic. Jennifer John was inspired by a song she had written years ago, but which would take on an entirely new meaning for her in March 2020.
Linda Robson - St Helens Theatre Royal

Birds of a feather star Linda Robson to star in St Helens Royal Panto

Award-winning TV actor and radio presenter Linda Robson will play the Fairy Godmother in their forthcoming Christmas panto, Cinderella at St Helens Theatre Royal.

The Regina Monologues strike a chord at Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner I’ve missed the theatre during lockdown, and like other theatre fans I’ve taken the opportunity to watch a number of plays recorded by national companies which have been available online.