Toxteth Rising

A digital performance piece by artist, actor and rapper Blue Saint alongside local artists explores the history of civil unrest and community activism in Toxteth.


All day


Sat 21 August 2021

As part of Baff Akoto's UP:RISE is a newly commissioned digital performance by Blue Saint. Delving into the rich history of the area and the locals who inhabit; Toxteth Rising shines a light on what makes this community so unique while interrogating its historic inequalities and contemporary marginalisations.

The performance piece will be released digitally on 21 August. Stay tuned to our website and our social media channels to watch.

UP:RISE Artwork is accompanied by UP:RISE In Conversation a series of talks interrogating different aspects of the work and UP:RISE Creators a programme of community-based workshops.