Arts & Literature in Wirral
There is much to explore when it comes to arts and literature in Wirral. Here are some ideas:
Step inside Port Sunlight Museum and Village and meet the village's creator, 'Soap King' William Hesketh Lever. Discover his vision for the village and its residents.
The Lady Lever Art Gallery in the picture perfect village of Port Sunlight, houses one of the most beautiful collections of fine and decorative art in the UK and includes many world famous Pre Raphaelite artworks, Chinese ceramics and Wedgwood jasperware.
The collections represent the personal taste of the first Lord Leverhulme who began buying art in the late 1880s. The Gallery also holds a number of national touring exhibitions and an activity room for children.
The Williamson Art Gallery in Birkenhead houses a prestigious art collection within its beautifully proportioned galleries. Paintings of all sorts, especially British watercolours and work by local artists, join highlights of the decorative arts collections like Liverpool Porcelain and Birkenhead's own contribution to the Arts & Crafts Movement, the Della Robbia Pottery. There are also a number of temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
Brimstage Hall Courtyard has an eclectic group of shops selling crafts, art, gifts and more.
The Floral Pavilion Theatre & Conference in New Brighton is Wirral’s largest and most flexible multi-purpose venue providing a broad-based programme of events and activities designed to appeal to a wide cross section of visitors.
Festivals : There are are range of music, art and literary festivals that take place in Wirral. Keep up to date in our whats on section.