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Extraordinary arts experiences connecting people with the First World War

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October 2017

Mersey Ferry, Snowdrop

Sir Peter Blake

Everybody Razzle Dazzle

RIVER MERSEY

Liverpool Biennial, 14-18 NOW and Tate Liverpool have co-commissioned one of the major figures of British pop art, Sir Peter Blake, to ‘dazzle’ a Mersey Ferry in partnership with Merseytravel and National Museums Liverpool. This is the third of the Dazzle Ship commissions, following Induction Chromatique à Double Fréquence pour...

July 2015 -
December 2018

POPPIES: Wave and Weeping Window

BY PAUL CUMMINS ARTIST AND TOM PIPER DESIGNER

TOURING

14-18 NOW is presenting the iconic poppy sculptures Wave and Weeping Window at selected locations around the UK until 2018. Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below; Wave is a sweeping arch of bright red poppy heads suspended on towering...

13 May 2016 -
28 October 2017

Fashion & Freedom

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, HOLLY FULTON, ROKSANDA, J JS LEE, EMILIA WICKSTEAD, SADIE WILLIAMS, SHOWSTUDIO, LUKE SNELLIN

MANCHESTER / BARNSLEY / HULL / BELFAST

One of the most radical changes at home during the war was the huge change in women’s lives and work. With the men away fighting, more than one million women went to work for the first time during the war years – in munitions factories and on the buses, driving...

Dates, Times and Locations

Manchester Art Gallery

13 May – 27 Nov 2016

The Civic, Barnsley

11 Feb – 8 April 2017

Freedom Festival, Hull (Princes Quay Shopping Centre)

1 August – 3 September 2017

Belfast International Arts Festival

10 October – 28 October 2017

16 July 2017

Ceremony

Phil Collins

World premiere

MANCHESTER

Friedrich Engels – philosopher, writer, radical thinker – is coming back home. Turner Prize-nominated artist Phil Collins is returning Engels to the city where he made his name – in the form of a Soviet-era statue, driven across Europe and permanently installed in the centre of Manchester. The radical son...

Dates, Times and Locations

16 July 2017, 6.00pm

Free – tickets required

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Venues:

Event
NCP Bridgewater Hall Car Park

Statue
HOME
Tony Wilson Place, First Street

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