“The Shirley Bassey of performance poetry” aka “The Bard of Barnsley” shares his life in verses.
Australian-born Guitarist, Craig Ogden is one of the world's finest guitarists.
Liverpool born Willy Russell, British dramatist, lyricist, and composer comes to Hoylake...
Comedian and TV presenter will show selected works from his "My Hobby" art exhibition...
Chris Barron and John Gorman will bring more innovative theatre to Hoylake
For the two weeks spanning the main Festival weekend, works of art (and poetry) are displayed in shop windows
Art on the Promenade
A special feature of the Festival is Art on the Prom along the the Hoylake promenade,
Wirral Ukulele Orchestra
A popular return to the festival for another scintillating performance.
bring a programme of Summer Pops to delight lovers of classical and light classical music.
Be inspired - Get Creative
The Festival of Firsts competitions encourage new work:
New Art Competition
New Music Competition (entry date now extended to 1st June!)
New Radio Script Competition
4th Open Poetry Competition
2nd Photographic Competition
visit the competitions pages for full details
Stop Press! Sign up as a Festival Volunteer!
Find out more on 19th May at 6.30pm at Melrose Hall
Check out the Volunteer Page!
Market Street, Hoylake
Saturday 12th July 2014
Where I Live
The Map Project
First UK exhibition of an international textile art project
Hyacinth Sweeney Dixon
Hyacinth brings us the world premiere of her new play "Rosa" about Rosa Parks...