Shared Spaces

Shared Spaces

 A couple of weekends ago the team here at Unity presented Cardboard Citizens’ blistering Cathy in the Lady Chapel of Liverpool Cathedral.  In her introduction to the piece Cannon Ellen Loudon talked about ‘our shared spaces’, a simple name for something vital and brilliant. Unity is currently undergoing capital works (#BuildUnityBetter) and so we have been … Continue reading

Welcoming the contractors into Unity

On Thursday, at a Build Unity Better Project Board taking place at Hope Street Hotel, this rather unassuming box arrived… In it the results of some 18 months hard work by a lot of people….. The contracts and drawings the box contained ultimately mean we can hand over the keys to our beloved Hope Place building … Continue reading

Out of space not out of mind

Out of space not out of mind

So Little Red has packed her basket, and her five – no four, apricots – to head off to Elsmere Port for her final week of performances with our partners at Action Transport. Back here in Liverpool the Unity staff team are scurrying around to empty our Hope Place home in preparation for handing over … Continue reading

Jason Singh and friends explore the Dark Dark Wood

Jason Singh and friends explore the Dark Dark Wood

Second of our gigs in The Dark Dark Wood sees the fabulous maverick Jason Singh and very special friends  take to the Unity woodland stage on Tuesday 13 December. Tickets available here at just £5. The stunning line up sees Jason on voice and electronics joined by Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year 2014 Arun Ghosh on Clarinet and Harmonium and Pete … Continue reading

The buzz on Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf

The buzz on Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf

@EchoWhatsOn: This @unitytheatre Christmas show is a gorgeous treat for kids of all ages http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/whats-on/theatre-news/review-little-red-big-bad-12384582 Shared via TweetCaster Latest Availability Little Red runs at Unity  until 7th January. Its a fantastic last minute treat for families with under 12s (see reviews below) and theres now just four public performances left in the run. As Catherine Jones … Continue reading

The Aleph venture into the Dark Dark Wood

The Aleph venture into the Dark Dark Wood

So this Christmas we’re doing something a little bit different… Inspired by our Christmas show Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf we’re turning Unity 2 into the Dark Dark Wood (designed by Katie Scott in collaboration with our brilliant Splatterdays artists). And thanks to funding from PRS for Music Foundation we’ve invited four maverick musicians to come down to the … Continue reading

Riffing around Nina

Riffing around Nina

So we are entering the final week of the sold out Nina – a story about me and Nina Simone In that final week we are also ramping up our programme of wrap around activity inspired by and reflecting on the themes in the show.  If you’ve enjoyed Nina already it’s a perfect opportunity to come … Continue reading