Cool Stuff

Music, Festivals, and
Entertainment



Privateer Days

Step back to 1780 with Privateer Days, a Nova Scotia Signature Festival unlike any other. Celebrate Liverpool`s history as Port of the Privateers and enjoy the many sights and sounds offered during the three day event. From guided tours and reenactments to a jam packed musical line up and more, there is something for everyone.

Visit the Privateer Days Website.

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Ukulele Ceilidh

If you love the ukulele and have a passion for good music, this is the event for you. Boasting four days of workshops, concerts, and jam sessions, be prepared to learn a few new chords and make a lot of new friends.

Visit the Ukulele Ceilidh website.

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Hank Snow Tribute

The iconic Country musician and Hall of Famer, Hank Snow, was born and raised in Brooklyn, Nova Scotia. Right next door in Liverpool you will find the Hank Snow Museum and the annual Hank Snow Tribute held every August. This Tribute brings fans to our county from all over to camp, play music, and enjoy the high calibre musical talent befitting this country music legend.

Visit the Hank Snow Website.

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Liverpool International Theatre Festival

For five days in May the historic Astor Theatre hosts acts from around the world during the Liverpool International Theatre Festival. It is a truly unique way to experience a bit of the world stage right at home.

Visit http://www.litf.ca for more detials.

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Queens County Music Festival

We love music. Every April there is a four day festival during which student musicians and vocalists perform in the Astor Theatre before a professional adjudicator. On the last night there is a grand performance put on for the public.

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Museums and Historic Places

Learn about the founding of Liverpool and more by visiting one of the area`s many interesting museums, including the Perkins House Museum, Fort Point Lighthouse and the Hank Snow Museum.

For a complete listing of historical houses and museums please visit Canada`s Historic Places Website.

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Local Artists and Craftsmen

Liverpool is home to many talented artists, writers and crafts people.

Ivan Higgins' Sculpture Garden is well known locally and across the county. Ivan has sold many commissioned pieces in other provinces. Visit his Concrete Creations website.

Roger Savage is a world renowned local painter. To view his wonderful water color paintings and other works visit the Roger Savage Website.

ADJA Studio and Gallery carries local artists work including paintings, ceramics, wood work, photography and fiber arts. ADJA also provides services of custom design, jewellery repair, cleaning, gemstone identification and appraisals. Feel free to check out the ADJA Official Website.

Peter Ripple is a local craftsman who builds custom furniture using northern hardwoods and traditional joinery. For more info click here.

Ryan Chandler is a local artist and web designer. In fact, he designed this very website. To contact Ryan or see more examples of his work email him here.

Luke Powell spent many years in Afghanistan doing photography for the UN. He produced a large pictorial documentary called Afghan Gold. Learn more about Powell here.

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