Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever Art Gallery
Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 5EQ
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Lady Lever Art Gallery

Founded and built by William Lever, Lady Lever Art Gallery opened in 1922 and features late Victorian and Edwardian works, with the best collection of Wedgwood jasperware anywhere in the world.

Highlights include the gallery's internationally renowned collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings, Chinese ceramics, classical antiquities and tapestries from the 17th and 18th centuries. The gallery also regularly hosts exhibitions and has a cafe with a children's menu and adjoining shop.

Lady Lever is free to visit and located in Port Sunlight, Wirral which can easily be reached by road. If you are travelling from Liverpool, use the Birkenhead (Queensway) tunnel. From elsewhere, leave the M53 at junction 4 and follow the signs for Port Sunlight village.

Events at this venue

There are 18 events at this location

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18th century women

Join Alyson Pollard Senior Curator of Art Galleries to find out about women in the 18th century including Emma Hamilton and Empress Catherine of Russia and her fascination with Wedgwood.

Thu 16 Nov

Free / 0151 478 4136

Art play for under fives

Bring along the little ones for creative play activities, including puppets, costumes, toys, storytelling and nursery rhymes, with the Wirral Children's Centre.

Mon 30 Oct

Activity rooms

Free / 0151 478 4136

Mon 6 Nov

Activity rooms

Free / 0151 478 4136

Mon 13 Nov

Activity rooms

Free / 0151 478 4136

…and 4 more dates until 11 Dec

Arty adventurers

Explore our galleries in this interactive session for children under five. Using puppets, toys and songs discover the treasures hidden in our collections and make something crafty to take home.

Wed 15 Nov

Free / 0151 478 4136

Wed 6 Dec

Free / 0151 478 4136

Autism-friendly morning

Join the education team at the Lady Lever Art Gallery for a quiet morning with a festive theme. In this autism-friendly session for visitors of all ages you’ll have the opportunity to make Christmas cards and explore sensory boxes. These activities will take place in our activity rooms.

Sun 10 Dec

Activity rooms

Free / 0151 478 4136

Choral performance

Join the Wallasey Music Centre Chorale for a performance of classical, popular shows and folk songs in our Main Hall.

Sun 5 Nov

Free / 0151 478 4136

Dry-point etching

Join our Education team for this introductory dry-point etching workshop suitable for adults of all artistic abilities. All materials will be provided. Pre booking is essential. Pre booking is essential. Tickets for the workshop on 21 October will be available from 1 October on our Eventbrite page.

Sat 21 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0151 478 4136

Family art club

Is your child aged between 7 and 12? Do they love art and being creative? If so, why not join our family art club? On the last Saturday of every month a member of our education team will help you explore the Gallery and get 'hands on' in this interactive workshop. You and your child will be able to try new…

Sat 28 Oct

Free booking essential / 0151 478 4136

Sat 25 Nov

Free booking essential / 0151 478 4136

Focus on furniture

Join our Visitor Host for a tour of the highlights of Lord Leverhulme’s furniture collection. Ranging in date from the late 16th century, to the beginning of the 19th, this was considered to be the definitive period of fine English cabinet-making.

Sat 18 Nov

Free / 0151 478 4136

Sun 17 Dec

Free / 0151 478 4136

Introductory tour

Discover more about the Gallery and its collections with one of our fascinating tours

Wed 8 Nov

Free / 0151 478 4136

Sat 2 Dec

Free / 0151 478 4136

Fri 20 Oct

Free / 0151 478 4136

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 21 Oct

Free / 0151 478 4136

Sun 22 Oct

Free / 0151 478 4136

…and 127 more dates until 1 Mar 2018

Moo Music

Join Lindsey from Moo Music for an interactive music session for 6 months - 5 year olds where they can sing, dance, play and learn.

Tue 24 Oct

Free collect ticket on the day / 0151 478 4136

Pastorale Choir

Join Pastorale choir for a festive choral performance in our beautiful Main Hall.

Sun 3 Dec

Free / 0151 478 4136

Remembering the past

Remembering the past is part of our 'Meet me at the museum' series of free events for older people. Enjoy a nostalgic look back with different themes each session. Everyone is welcome! You can come on your own and make some new friends or bring a pal. More information

Fri 10 Nov

Free / 0151 478 4136

Fri 8 Dec

Free / 0151 478 4136

See, make, do

Make your own work of art inspired by the Gallery and its collections with our Education team. For accompanied children 10 years and under.

Tue 24 Oct

Free / 0151 478 4136

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 0151 478 4136

Thu 26 Oct

Free / 0151 478 4136

Sun 3 Dec

Free / 0151 478 4136

Sensory play for babies

Join Jenny from Mini Magoos Sensory Play for a themed session involving music, parachutes, treasure baskets, tummy time practice and baby yoga. Suitable for accompanied children from 6 weeks to walking. Collect a ticket on the day.

Mon 23 Oct

Free collect ticket on the day / 0151 478 4136

Soap making workshop

Join our education team and make beautiful handmade soap using the melt and pour method, an ideal Christmas gift. All materials will be provided but pre booking is essential. Booking Tickets available via Eventbrite from 1 November.

Sun 26 Nov

Free booking essential / 0151 478 4136

South End highlights

Join our Visitor Host for a tour of the highlights of the newly-refurbished South End Galleries. Learn about some star objects from the collection, including Wedgwood, Chinese ceramics and 18th century portraits.

Sat 4 Nov

Free / 0151 478 4136

Thu 7 Dec

Free / 0151 478 4136

Voice and piano recital

Join Mezzo-Soprano Kathryn Rudge and pianist Naomi Kayayan for a recital in our beautiful Main Hall. The recital will include Lieder by Brahms and Schubert.

Sun 12 Nov

Main hall

Free / 0151 478 4136

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