Along with arts and culture organisations across Liverpool City Region we welcome and support the forthcoming LAR festival. Many of us are actively involved in the programme and are proud to be part of the stand that the City is making against racism, intolerance and hate.

We recognise the important role that creativity has to play in imagining an inclusive and equitable future and are committed, in the work we do, to help realise that future through respecting and celebrating difference, speaking out against racism and reflecting the diversity of our artists, participants and audiences.

Find out more about how Collective Encounters is working towards race equality and greater inclusion and diversity in our Action Plan and Pledge.