Wirral Borough of Culture 2019

Wirral was named Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture 2019 for Liverpool City Region.

Take a look back at the monumental year for Wirral - bringing major events, groundbreaking art installations and unique experiences to the borough. This short short video brings together the key moments which made this year an award winning success.

To the Moon by Saype

An amazing artwork by one of Europe’s most exciting artists appeared in New Brighton just in time for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain. To the Moon, by Saype, depicted a child piloting a toy plane in space. The artwork covered over 5,000sqm, the size of a football pitch.

Switzerland-based Saype and his team took five days to create the image - using chalk and charcoal – on a massive scale. He specialises in large images which can be seen from above, including a recent work on the Champs de Mars by the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Check out the jaw-dropping video of this incredible artwork

Check out the latest version of our brochure to discover the incredible line-up of cultural and sporting events taking place in Wirral between July and December as Wirral Borough of Culture 2019 continues. Find out what's on and where as Wirral celebrates being Borough of Culture for Liverpool City Region.

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