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It’s Happening In Liverpool May 19, 2008

Posted by liverpoolchamber in 2008, Capital of Culture 2008, Culture, Events, Liverpool.
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Latest news & events from the European Capital of Culture 2008:

  • Liverpool is appearing at the Chelsea Flower Show for the first time in more than 40 years next week. Actress Sue Johnston will open the city’s exhibit – entitled Mr Roscoe’s Garden – at 1.15pm on Monday, May 19 (press day).
  • As part of their Chelsea coverage the BBC have created a short film about William Roscoe and Liverpool’s Botanical Collection, which will be shown on BBC2 between 8pm and 9pm on Wednesday, May 21.
  • The first of 14 cruise ships to arrive in Liverpool this year will be sailing up the Mersey  this  week. The Astro a German, 20,000 tonne luxury vessel arrives on Tuesday, May 20 with almost 600 passengers ready to explore the European Capital of Culture.
  • Ben Johnson’s  specially commissioned Liverpool Cityscape 2008 and his World Panorama Series goes on display at The Walker from 24 May to 2 November.
  • The cream of international street theatre arrives in town with world class entertainers from across the UK, Argentina, France, Japan and Spain. Get set for a weekend of magical entertainment for all the family from Saturday evening to Bank Holiday Monday (May 24-26).
  • Playhouse Disney Live! comes to Echo Arena Liverpool on 24 and 25 May.
  • Roger McGough’s special adaptation of Molière’s 17th century French comedy Tartuffe at the Playhouse is earning rave reviews, including a very rare 10 out of 10 from the Liverpool ECHO. It runs until May 31.  Bookings 0151 709 4776

For more information visit www.liverpool08.com

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