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Celebrating the link between Liverpool and Ireland and reveling in the colourful Irish heritage of the city over two weeks in October, this festival showcases the best of Irish arts and culture. An eclectic combination of music, drama, comedy, film, talks and walks, the festival fills concert halls, pubs and clubs, museums and galleries throughout the city.
The Liverpool International Music Festival was formerly known as the Mathew Street Festival, but has grown over the years to sprawl across the city, drawing stars and up-and-coming talent to Liverpool every year. Held over four days, iconic locations and concert theatres become stages for new and established talent.
The largest metropolitan music and arts festival in the UK, for three days each Summer, Liverpool Sound City hosts more than 360 artists in 25 venues across the city. The annual event also features keynote speeches on popular culture, dance and arts displays.