Liverpool leads global cultural conversation

12th June 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

Cultural heavyweights from across the world are heading to Liverpool for a conference which explores the big questions cities face today around culture AND also reveals the real legacy of the European Capital of Culture 2008 title. Cities of Culture 30 Years On: Who Has the Edge? is an international symposium taking place on Thursday … Continued..

Celebrating Bold Street set to return to Liverpool on July 8

| By Sam Martin

Huge street party promised as part of Liverpool BID Company’s Independents’ Week Liverpool BID Company has confirmed that its popular Celebrating Bold Street will return to the city next month on Sunday, July 8. On the day, the famous restaurants and shops – many of them independent – will come out onto the pavements to … Continued..

Festival to explore the Future World of Work

7th June 2018 | By Sam Martin

Will robots take our jobs? Should everyone get a basic income, whether they have a job or not? Can microchips help save the world? They’re huge questions about the very nature of our society in the years ahead. And they will all be discussed when Culture Liverpool’s Future World of Work season becomes a key … Continued..

Historic moment as Albert Dock Liverpool receives Royal approval

6th June 2018 | By Sam Martin

Albert Dock Liverpool has been granted the prestigious title Royal in recognition of the pivotal role it continues to play in the city’s fortunes. The iconic destination attraction – which is located on Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront, and home to the largest group of Grade I listed buildings in the country – changes its … Continued..

WILD THANG WEBSITE GOES LIVE AT OFFICIAL LAUNCH PARTY

| By Sam Martin

To celebrate this important moment Wild Thang hosted an official new website launch party at Avenue HQ, Mann island which coincided with the website going live & was attended by a mix of important clients, suppliers & the Wild Thang team. The new website will focus on being a genuinely helpful resource filled with inspirational … Continued..

LIVERPOOL CITY REGION TOURISM AWARDS 2018

5th June 2018 | By Sam Martin

The annual Liverpool City Region Tourism awards took place last week at St George’s Hall. The awards aim to celebrate the best of Liverpool City Region’s Visitor Economy and brings together the people and businesses who work in the industry everyday. Below we take a look at the amazing winners of this years awards. Bar Of … Continued..

Liverpool Welcomes Recommendation to Maintain World Heritage Status

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool has welcomed a recommendation that the city maintains its World Heritage Status. The city’s status is to be fully debated by the World Heritage Committee at their annual summit in Bahrain at the end of June but an initial report published by UNESCO and heritage body ICOMOS is recommending Liverpool is not deleted from … Continued..

WORK STARTS ON LIVERPOOL’S CRUISE LINER TERMINAL

| By Sam Martin

The first phase of construction of Liverpool’s new Cruise Liner Terminal has begun. An overwater jack-up platform has arrived in the River Mersey to begin site investigations on the bedrock on which much of the new facility will be built. This will be in place for about four weeks to establish the strength of the … Continued..

Channel 4 Shortlists Liverpool for New HQ

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool’s bid to be the new home of Channel 4 has received a boost as the broadcaster has shortlisted the city in its search for a new HQ. In a letter to Liverpool City Council, Channel 4 has confirmed it has selected Liverpool for its next round of assessment which will include a site visit … Continued..

| By Sam Martin

The Liverpool BID Company is seeking the support from BID (Business Improvement District) levy payers for a further term of the Retail & Leisure BID until 2023. The BID area incorporates well-known areas such as Bold Street, Cavern Quarter, Church Street, Williamson Square, Clayton Square, Queen Square, St Johns and Metquarter. Over the past 5 … Continued..