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Cornerstone Arts Festival brings free world-class performances to Liverpool

Flamenco dancing, a comedy classic, and music premieres are among the highlights of this year’s Cornerstone Arts Festival.

Running from Monday 6th – Saturday 11th March, the festival will once again bring together acts from around the world for six days of free public shows.

Audiences can enjoy two free shows a day – including Willy Russell’s Educating Rita (Tuesday 7th March), world famous flamenco dancers Marco Vargas and Chloé Brûlé (Wednesday 8th March) and a new adaptation of the Herman Melville classic Moby Dick (Saturday 11th March). 

VERVE, The Northern School of Contemporary Dance’s postgraduate performance company (Thursday 9th March) will showcase their latest work, while the festival will also premiere Ian Salmon’s Highly Commended Liverpool Hope Playwriting prize entry The Comeback Special.  

The Cornerstone festival is one of the city’s longest running arts festivals – it is now in its 16th year. It aims to bring artists from around the world to Liverpool to promote the arts and give an insight into the artistic life of Liverpool Hope University. It also invites Liverpool Hope University alumni now working in the arts to come back and share their new work.

All events are free and take place at Liverpool Hope University’s Creative Campus, Shaw Street, Everton, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, L6 1HP.

Please book via Eventbrite

Download the festival e-brochure for a full list of events


Published on 20/03/2018