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Extraordinary arts experiences connecting people with the First World War

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September 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

July 2016 -
September 2017

Asunder

Bob Stanley

SUNDERLAND, LONDON

In July one hundred years ago, British, French and German forces began one of the most traumatic battles in military history. Over the course of just four months in 1916, more than one million soldiers were captured, wounded or killed in the Battle of the Somme, a confrontation of unimaginable horror. This ambitious...

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