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Shanghai artists take over Liverpool waterfront

8th August 2018 | By Sam Martin

Ten acclaimed Chinese artists, living and working in Liverpool’s twin city Shanghai, will showcase their work in a brand new free exhibition taking over the waterfront. This is Shanghai will bring together the work of ten leading contemporary artists from China, reinforcing a creative link between the two cities which are often compared due to … Continued..

Heat network set for Liverpool Waters

| By Sam Martin

Peel Energy is to develop a district heat network at Liverpool Waters development, under the name of Mersey Heat. The first phase of the network will be centred on existing buildings around Princes Dock along with planned new developments along the waterfront. The heat network will support space heating and hot water provision within the … Continued..

| By Sam Martin

Enquiries to: Culture Liverpool Direct line   : 0151 233 2008 E-mail          : [email protected] August 2018 Dear Resident / Business Red Bull Drift Shifters Event Day: Sunday 19th August 2018, Gates 09:30am, Event Starts 10:30am, Event Finish 2.30pm Road Closures for Event Setup: Friday 17th – Monday 20th August    Liverpool is proud to host a … Continued..

A blanket approach to Giants

| By Sam Martin

A HUMONGOUS picnic blanket is going to be created by youngsters across Liverpool and Wirral to form part of October’s Giant spectacular. Thousands of children from the two areas will become Dream Catchers as they prepare for Liverpool’s Dream which takes place from 4-7 October.  A brand new participation programme for schools and community groups … Continued..

CHASING THE STIGMA LAUNCH CAMPAIGN WITH EVERTON FC TO BUILD NEW MENTAL HEALTH CENTRE

| By Sam Martin

Everton Football Club and its official charity, Everton in the Community, has launched a new mental health focused campaign to raise funds to build a permanent facility – called ‘The People’s Place’ – in the shadows of Goodison Park. The ‘People’s Place’ campaign has the backing and support of Everton CEO Professor Denise Barrett-Baxendale, first … Continued..

Liverpool City Region boxes clever

| By Sam Martin

CASTLES and a Viking church will be brought to life in huge cardboard form as Liverpool City Region gets creative together for a unique arts project.  Lost Castles is the first cultural project involving all six boroughs which will see hundreds of volunteers work with renowned French artist Olivier Grossetȇte to create monumental structures based … Continued..

Liverpool is in the UK’s top five tourist destinations with a boom in visitors

| By Sam Martin

The number of overseas visitors coming to Liverpool has risen by a quarter in just one year. The tourism boom saw a total of 839,000 foreign visitors in 2017, up from 671,000 the year before, according to the Office for National Statistics. And Liverpool looks set to become the fourth most-visited city in the UK, … Continued..

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool to host free coaching sessions for visitors this summer

24th July 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

Coaches from Everton in the Community and the LFC Foundation to share skills and drills Royal Albert Dock Liverpool’s action-packed summer continues with the return of free football coaching sessions, led by Everton in the Community and the LFC Foundation. This year, Summer Football on the Dock has an exciting new element as the pop-up … Continued..

Be A Liverpool 2018 Supercar Spotter!

17th July 2018 | By Sam Martin

A supercar has been given a neon makeover to celebrate the anniversary of Liverpool’s European Capital of Culture title. An award winning BAC Mono motorcar has been emblazoned with the ‘Liverpool 2018’ branding by APM Customs, and anyone who spots it on the city’s streets are encouraged to take a snap and send it in … Continued..

BAC PARTNERS WITH POSEIDON TO BECOME THE FIRST CAR MANUFACTURER TO GO ‘CLIMATE POSITIVE’

10th July 2018 | By Sam Martin

Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) has become the first car manufacturer in the world to go ‘climate positive’, setting a new industry standard for climate action. Becoming climate positive means that the Liverpool-based manufacturer will contribute to the removal of more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits. To deliver on its commitment to protect … Continued..