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Cornerstone Arts Festival 2018

Liverpool Hope University's Cornerstone Arts Festival 2018, took place from Saturday 3rd March through to Saturday 10th March. Some performance highlights included physical theatre from award-winning company Tooth + Nail (Hummingbird, Sat 3rd March), guitar virtuosity courtesy of The Katona Twins (Sun 4th March), live percussion and film (Salomé, Wed 7th March), a celebration of International Women's Day with a specially devised performance by songwriter/playwright Lizzie Nunnery and Vidar Norheim (The Wilds, Thurs 8th March) and the Liverpool premiere of John Godber's new play The Scary Bikers (Fri 9th & Sat 10th March). The Festival also included an emerging artists programme, a series of talks with artists and arts academics (Interventions), a powerful installation piece by Vincent Dance Theatre (Virgin Territory, Mon 5th March) and a dedicated exhibition and symposium on contemporary art with guest artists Michael Stubbs and John Bunker (Destroyed by Shadows, Tues 6th March). 

Dates will be announced shortly for the next Cornerstone Arts Festival.

Meet the Team

‌Cornerstone Arts Festival Team

Simon Piasecki

Head of School of Drama, Dance, Performance Studies and Music
Chief of the Festival Committee

Neil Campbell

Venue Manager, Capstone Theatre

Janice Egerton

Head of Department and Course Leader for Design

Noel Witts

Professional Fellow in Performance

Contact Us and Venue

Contact us 

Liverpool Hope University

Creative Campus

17 Shaw Street

L6 1HP 

 

Telephone: 0151 291 2096

Email: capstone@hope.ac.uk

Facebook: The Cornerstone Festival

 

  

Liverpool Hope University Creative Campus

The Creative Campus is less than a mile away from Liverpool’s main railway station, Liverpool Lime Street.

Situated at the junction of Islington and Shaw Street, the campus is well within walking distance of the station or a short bus ride from Queen Square Bus Station.

Address for Satnav – Shaw Street, L6 1HP

Map to the Creative Campus  

Map of the Creative Campus  

How to get to the Creative Campus

 

Accessibility

Facilities are fully accessible for wheelchair users. If you have any further questions about venue accessibility please contact creative@hope.ac.uk

 

Parking

There is limited parking space available on site from 45 minutes prior to evening performances. This is available on a first come first served basis and is free of charged. The entrance is on Langsdale Street.

Alternatively you may wish to park at Q Park on Epworth Street, off Erskine Street, Liverpool L6 1LY and take advantage of our Hope visitors discount vouchers to reduce your parking fee. These vouchers are available from the Visitor’s Lodge as you enter the campus.

For cyclists, there is also a small area next to the main entrance of the Theatre where you can leave your bike. 

Overview

Cornerstone Arts Festival 2018

Liverpool Hope University's Cornerstone Arts Festival 2018, took place from Saturday 3rd March through to Saturday 10th March. Some performance highlights included physical theatre from award-winning company Tooth + Nail (Hummingbird, Sat 3rd March), guitar virtuosity courtesy of The Katona Twins (Sun 4th March), live percussion and film (Salomé, Wed 7th March), a celebration of International Women's Day with a specially devised performance by songwriter/playwright Lizzie Nunnery and Vidar Norheim (The Wilds, Thurs 8th March) and the Liverpool premiere of John Godber's new play The Scary Bikers (Fri 9th & Sat 10th March). The Festival also included an emerging artists programme, a series of talks with artists and arts academics (Interventions), a powerful installation piece by Vincent Dance Theatre (Virgin Territory, Mon 5th March) and a dedicated exhibition and symposium on contemporary art with guest artists Michael Stubbs and John Bunker (Destroyed by Shadows, Tues 6th March). 

Dates will be announced shortly for the next Cornerstone Arts Festival.

Meet the Team

‌Cornerstone Arts Festival Team

Simon Piasecki

Head of School of Drama, Dance, Performance Studies and Music
Chief of the Festival Committee

Neil Campbell

Venue Manager, Capstone Theatre

Janice Egerton

Head of Department and Course Leader for Design

Noel Witts

Professional Fellow in Performance

Contact Us and Venue

Contact us 

Liverpool Hope University

Creative Campus

17 Shaw Street

L6 1HP 

 

Telephone: 0151 291 2096

Email: capstone@hope.ac.uk

Facebook: The Cornerstone Festival

 

  

Liverpool Hope University Creative Campus

The Creative Campus is less than a mile away from Liverpool’s main railway station, Liverpool Lime Street.

Situated at the junction of Islington and Shaw Street, the campus is well within walking distance of the station or a short bus ride from Queen Square Bus Station.

Address for Satnav – Shaw Street, L6 1HP

Map to the Creative Campus  

Map of the Creative Campus  

How to get to the Creative Campus

 

Accessibility

Facilities are fully accessible for wheelchair users. If you have any further questions about venue accessibility please contact creative@hope.ac.uk

 

Parking

There is limited parking space available on site from 45 minutes prior to evening performances. This is available on a first come first served basis and is free of charged. The entrance is on Langsdale Street.

Alternatively you may wish to park at Q Park on Epworth Street, off Erskine Street, Liverpool L6 1LY and take advantage of our Hope visitors discount vouchers to reduce your parking fee. These vouchers are available from the Visitor’s Lodge as you enter the campus.

For cyclists, there is also a small area next to the main entrance of the Theatre where you can leave your bike.