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Christmas at Tate Liverpool

Christmas at Tate Liverpool: Press related to past event.

Arty gifts: Visiting Tate Liverpool this winter? Why not stop off at the Tate Liverpool shop to do your Christmas shopping and give a gift that is a little bit different this Christmas. Tate shop has a range of special gifts including ties, mugs, gifts for teenagers, jewellery, accessories and a wide range of children’s creative toys, games and stocking fillers as well as a delightful selection of Tate designer Christmas cards. In addition there are Tate art materials, artist products, diaries and calendars and a wide variety of accessories, bags and t-shirts created exclusively for Tate. Find gifts by designers including Tatty Devine and Orla Kiely and give a little bit of Tate this Christmas.

This gift selection offers something for every budget with prices starting from £1 and will be available at Tate Liverpool, and online at So if you would like to give an unusual gift this Christmas why shop anywhere else?

A gift that keeps on giving: With Capital of Culture 2008 ahead, and an exciting programme of exhibitions and events at Tate Liverpool, there has never been a better time to become a Tate Liverpool Member. For £52 a year your gift can help Tate Liverpool present the very best modern and contemporary art and your loved one will receive many special benefits. They will enjoy free entry to all four Tate galleries, the unique TATE ETC. magazine plus invitations to exclusive Members events and private views at Tate Liverpool.

For an extra £21 you can get a second pass for free entry to any Tate gallery. For more information or to buy gift membership call in to the gallery. Also available at - remember to tick the Liverpool Extra box and buy before 17 December to ensure Christmas Delivery. Membership ranges from £47 - £255.

Eat, drink and be merry: Tate Liverpool is the perfect setting for Christmas eating and drinking. A special menu is available from 4 December to 23 December and offers the best ingredients of the season. Relax in the Tate Liverpool café or hire one of our private events spaces. For more details and to view our Christmas menu visit uk/liverpool/information/eating.

Buy an experience: If you are buying a gift for someone who has everything it can often be difficult to make a choice.  We have put tickets on sale for our spring and summer exhibitions so that you can buy a Tate experience this year. Book now for Niki de Saint Phalle (1 February – 5 May 2008) and Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900 (30 May – 31 August 2008). For more information on these exhibitions visit

Our doors are open 7 days a week: To celebrate the 2007 Turner Prize being hosted at Tate Liverpool, the gallery will be open 7 days a week (10.00 – 17.50) until 13 January 2008, giving everyone a chance to see Europe’s most prestigious art prize or take part in a family trail. Over the Christmas period the gallery will be closed on 24, 25 and 26 December.

Editor notes

Liverpool European Capital of Culture 2008.