Cultural events generate more than £85 million for Liverpool economy

Cultural events in Liverpool generated more than £85 million for the local economy last year, it has been revealed.High profile happenings such as the Giants Spectacular, Bordeaux Wine Festival and Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) attracted more than 2.2m people to the city.The figures have been revealed as part of the ... Read More...

Get Ready for the Weekend in Liverpool

Get Ready for the Weekend in Liverpool Street Orchestra Live, Veganuary and more Curated by Natasha Young MUSIC |Street Orchestra Live to pop up around the city The UK’s pop-up 40-strong Street Orchestra Live is in Liverpool for the first time and will be performing for free in public spaces around the city.They’ll play ... Read More...

Most read features of 2018: Top 5 interviews

Most read features of 2018: Top 5 interviews As the year draws to a close, look back on the most popular interviews  published on ymliverpool.com in 2018, featuring visiting celebrities and local talent. #1 | Pete Best - life after The Beatles Despite being one of just six people ever able to call ... Read More...

Africa Oyé returns to Sefton Park this weekend

Africa Oyé returns to Sefton Park this weekend (16-17 June) for its 26th annual free celebration of African and Caribbean music and culture.Grammy-nominee Rocky Dawuni and Grammy-winners Inner Circle headline the Saturday and Sunday respectively and are joined by the likes of Orchestre Poly-Rythmo and Sona Jobarteh.Liverpool's own Remee will kick off the music line-up ... Read More...