Wolstenholme Creative Space (WCS) is a not-for-profit Contemporary Gallery, Venue and Artist Studios based in Liverpool city centre.

Prior to establishing WCS, the building was home to and led by a collective of artists, who worked hard to improve the building. Since then, due to various developments and need for investment, the coordinators at the time took on the building as part of a new company name, and became the Directors of WCS.

Since the beginning of WCS, the Directors have worked hard towards a programme that works both independently and with other individuals and organisations to produce projects, events and exhibitions. Striving to sustain itself independently as a business and arts organisation.

The WCS programme is made up of two strands: WCS Presents – Exhibitions + Events produced by WCS and WCS Hosts – Exhibitions + Events produced by external organisations, collectives + individuals, and endorsed by WCS as part of our programme.

For WCS Hosts, WCS is committed to supporting individuals and collectives with courageous and good quality ideas.

As part of WCS Presents, we produce a varied programme of mixed art forms from both established and emerging creatives, for a wide-ranging audience to experience, enjoy and learn from. We endeavour to produce high quality work whist incorporating DIY methods of producing independently and spending less to create more.

Previous exhibitions have seen successful collaborations with organisations such as The Royal College of Art, Liverpool John Moores University and Independents Biennial as well as international involvement with artists from across Europe, America, Canada and Asia.

As well as providing a unique atmosphere for exhibitions, the gallery has also played host to a number of inspirational and experimental live music acts.

In the near future we hope to combine all the creative, production and collaborative skills WCS has built up in an exhibition for Independents Biennial (September – November 2012). The exhibition will be bold and a challenge for all the senses, with a programme of events not to be missed.


Thursday 10 May. 6pm, FREE Entry
WCS Presents | As part of Liverpool Art Month WCS Presents SPECTRUM: 15 solo exhibitions, with 5 Liverpool based Artists, Duos and Collectives from various stages of their careers, exhibiting each week.

A hugely eclectic, unique and exciting roster has been formed that will exhibit work that together spans the myriad of practice, process, medium and concept that makes up the landscape of creative practitioners in a ‘post-08′ Liverpool.

Noisy, political, personal, humorous, intelligent and determined – a reflection of the city’s current creative community.

A three-part exhibition opening on the following nights:

Thursday 10 May, from 6pm
Thursday 17 May, from 6pm
Thursday 24 May, from 6pm, feat. Julieann O’Malley’s one-night only performance piece

Gallery Opening Hours Fri – Sun, 12-4pm


For Further Info + Advance Tickets visit www.wolstenholmecreativespace.com
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