This Way Up 2018 Venue, FACT Liverpool

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is a leading media arts centre based in Liverpool, offering a unique programme of exhibitions, film and participant-led art projects. It was the natural choice for our fifth edition of This Way Up.

The award-winning FACT building is home to three galleries, a café operated by the team behind LEAF on Bold Street, a cosy bar, and four state of the art film screens, programmed by Picturehouse, and showing the best in independent and mainstream film.

By train

The nearest railway stations are Liverpool Central (a three minute walk away) and Liverpool Lime Street (a 12 minute walk away).

Keep up to date with the latest Merseyrail timetable information here

By bicycle

Grab your bike or rent a City Bike and use one of the suggested cycle routes across the City centre to get to FACT. On-street bike parking is available on Ropewalks Square, just 5 metres from the entrance to the FACT building.

By bus

The nearest bus stops are Berry Street, Paradise Street and Hardman Street. Merseytravel offers comprehensive transport information and a Journey Planner service, or alternatively, you can call Traveline on 0871 200 2233. 

For information on access-friendly bus routes visit Merseytravel's website.


FACT does not have its own parking facilities, but there are a number of car parks nearby that you can use.

You can find a list of local car parks and their cost here. Or use the Your Parking Space website to see all Liverpool car parks.

You'll also find disabled parking spaces close by on Wood Street and Bold Street.