NEWS ROUNDUP: Banksy rat & LightNight
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The Good Business Festival will host a launch event on 28 April at ACC Liverpool, as part of the Government pilot events, a science led Events and Research Programme with lateral flow testing before and after the event to get audiences back safely as restrictions are gradually eased.
A rat mural by Banksy that once stood on a Liverpool pub is being hauled to the Netherlands for auction. Photos show the Whitehouse Rat, which stood on a wall of the Whitehouse Pub on the corner of Berry Street and Duke Street, being lifted by crane on to a flatbed lorry. It will be delivered to auction house Hessink's and will later be sold.
Liverpool's LightNight, a one-night arts festival will return on Friday 21 May 2021 with the theme of 'Play'. The annual culture crawl is being planned as a hybrid festival with a free trail of physical and online events. Organisers, Open Culture, have launched a Crowdfunder to help support the cultural programme.
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