Europe’s Biggest Free Music Fest Returns to Liverpool

WORDS: RACHEL TONER  If you’ve not heard yet, the International Music Festival is back with its fourth and best, most vibrant instalment yet! This weekend, big headliners including Missy Elliot and Leanne Le Havas are taking to Liverpool’s Sefton stages – and the event is totally FREE. With the theme of ‘Redefinition’, LIMF will prove that Liverpool […]

ART ATTACK – So What Exactly is The Biennial?

WORDS: Angharad Millington Drawing inspiration from the city’s past, present and future, artists from around the globe will showcase their work at this year’s Liverpool Biennial. This is the ninth edition of the festival which is the UK’s most established international art event and with 14 weeks of exhibitions taking place across various Liverpool locations, there is enough to satisfy […]

UNDERSTAND THE NARRATIVE OF OUR CITY, VISIT TATE LIVERPOOL THIS BIENNIAL

WORDS: Rachel Toner Bringing the ninth edition of contemporary visual arts, the Liverpool Biennial reopens today and is set to illuminate, inform and tell the tale of our creative and diverse city. Stroll our proudly famed Granby 4 Streets, museum hop on the Albert Dock, or visit the city’s many historic buildings, Liverpool has a confident connection […]

REVIEW: Save The Last Dance For Me

Young love and holiday romances are never as simple as they sound. This much is clear after viewing ‘Save the Last Dance for Me’. Following on from the success of Dreamboats and Petticoats, this jukebox musical has hit the Liverpool Empire stage, with Blue member Antony Costa and X Factor starlet Lola Saunders in its lineup.The light-hearted musical […]

Il Forno lunch dishes

Is this the best lunchtime set menu in Liverpool?

IL FORNO means “the oven” in Italian. It’s no surprise then that freshly fired pizza is the first scent to tempt Private Life at the Duke Street restaurant. Indeed, a huge open wood-fire pizza oven is the centrepiece of the restaurant, which we hear last year won ‘England’s Best Pzza’ award. We had wandered into Il […]

Little Mix

LIVE REVIEW: Little Mix, Echo Arena

IT’S the question on everyone’s lips – what WILL they be wearing? Glitter? Lycra? Nothing at all (or at least, almost)? No, ladies and gentleman, the four gals pals are in fact clad in… pyjamas. Yep, you read correctly. But not for long. A whole lot of dry ice and a pyrotechnic bang later and […]