The latest news from the Mayoral Club

Bordeaux Wine Festival picks up award

5th December 2018 | By Sam Martin

Liverpool Bordeaux Wine Festival has picked up the award for Best New Event at the National Outdoor Events Awards. From festivals to a world-renowned heritage attraction, the winners of the 15th annual National Outdoor Events Association Awards were announced in November, following an exclusive gala dinner in Bath’s stunning Pump Rooms. Glastonbury Abbey and Liverpool … Continued..

The ‘mane’ event this Christmas!

| By Sam Martin

Echo Arena Liverpool is cantering towards the fourth Liverpool International Horse Show which is set to take place from Friday 28 to Monday 31 December. The event will mark the culmination of an extraordinary 12 months which saw the city celebrate a decade since its year as European Capital of Culture in style. Each month … Continued..

All aboard … for the departure of the 2018 cruise season

| By Sam Martin

This year the Liverpool Cruise Terminal has welcomed more than 100,000 international passengers and crew and approximately 50,000 spectators to the waterfront during cruise ship visits, generating an economic impact of around £7 million. During 2018 Liverpool has welcomed 57 cruise vessels, which amounts to approximately 3million GT (gross tonnage) of shipping traffic to the … Continued..

MAJOR CITY CENTRE CONNECTIVITY SCHEME TO BEGIN

3rd December 2018 | By Sam Martin

A far-reaching multi-million pound scheme to make Liverpool city centre easier to navigate for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists is to begin in the New Year. Liverpool City Council has made the announcement following the appointment of contractors GRAHAM Construction to undertake the first package of works for the Liverpool City Centre Connectivity (LCCC) scheme which … Continued..

Liverpool BID Company Announce Festive Programme For 2018

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool BID Company will once again sprinkle magic across Liverpool city centre this Christmas, with light displays, entertainment and workshops planned throughout November and December, part of its drive to boost visitor numbers and improve the experience in the city during the all-important festive period. Shoppers, tourists and those who live and work in the … Continued..

M&S BANK TO BECOME OFFICIAL NAMING PARTNER OF LIVERPOOL ARENA

28th November 2018 | By Sam Martin

M&S Bank has announced that it will become the official naming partner of the Liverpool Arena, early in 2019. The new partnership will see Liverpool’s number one venue for music, comedy and events, renamed the M&S Bank Arena. The Liverpool Echo, the city’s daily newspaper, will continue its 10-year partnership with the arena as a … Continued..

Netball World Cup 2019 Announces VITALITY as Title Sponsor

26th November 2018 | By Sam Martin

Netball World Cup 2019 has announced health and life insurance and investments provider, Vitality, as its title sponsor for next year’s prestigious tournament in Liverpool. With sales now having smashed through over 74,000 tickets, the Vitality Netball World Cup is set to be one of the hottest sporting events of 2019. The title sponsorship of … Continued..

Liverpool BID Company announce festive programme for 2018

13th November 2018 | By Sam Martin

Liverpool BID Company will once again sprinkle magic across Liverpool city centre this Christmas, with light displays, entertainment and workshops planned throughout November and December, part of its drive to boost visitor numbers and improve the experience in the city during the all-important festive period. From November 15, shoppers, tourists and those who live and … Continued..

Booming summer for Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

8th November 2018 | By Sam Martin

Footfall up at the Dock as summer events prove to be a massive hit with visitors. Royal Albert Dock Liverpool is celebrating after new figures show footfall to be 13% up during the six-month summer period (from April to September 2018) against the same period in 2017. Bosses at the Grade I listed attraction attribute … Continued..

Impacts 18: A Cultural Legacy

6th November 2018 | By Sam Martin

WORLD cultural heavyweights gathered in Liverpool for a unique conference that revealed some of the real legacies of the city’s year as European Capital of Culture 2008. Sir Bob Scott, who led Liverpool’s culture bid, was joined by leading political, media and artistic figures such as Lord Michael Heseltine, Maria Balshaw CBE, Ulrich Fulchs and … Continued..