Liverpool: Capital of Culture

Liverpool Capital of Culture

The Beatles may be Liverpool's most famous export but the city has an enormous roster of great artists and organisations, from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra to the avant-garde 10:10 ensemble.

Music is woven into the culture and there is a massive local scene in the city's small clubs, bars and streets. You can also catch top name international acts at venues such as:

If festivals are more your scene, then Liverpool is the place to be. Here is just a snapshot of what is on offer:

The music scene is documented by a lively local press, at the forefront of which are Bido Lito! and Getintothis.

A cultural hub

Liverpool has the most galleries and museums outside of London, a fact recognised by the European Capital of Culture 2008 award. This provides exciting opportunities for our students to create, perform and explore music in its many forms - and to gain experience with the thriving arts & media industry that has built up here. Here are some of the organisations the School works with locally: