Liverpool’s newest tourist attraction takes shape as city Mayor visits to check on progress

10th January 2019 | By Sam Martin

The Mayor of Liverpool has visited the Royal Liver Building to check on progress at the city’s newest tourist attraction, following a £1m investment. With work underway to redevelop parts of the building into a major visitor experience, Mayor Joe Anderson met with Heritage Great Britain, who will be opening Royal Liver Building 360 in … Continued..

It’s a wrap for busiest filming year EVER in Liverpool

| By Sam Martin

IT’S been a bumper year for filming in Liverpool – as figures reveal it is officially the busiest year in the Film Office’s 30 year history. Since January, 366 different film and TV projects have chosen to film in Liverpool and the wider city region – the largest recorded in a single year since records … Continued..

UNESCO Music Head Appointed

| By Sam Martin

A leading figure in Liverpool’s music industry has been named Head of UNESCO City of Music. Kevin McManus has been appointed to the role which will see him deliver music development activities to support, promote and enhance the city’s music sector. The role involves working alongside local and national industry figures to develop a music … Continued..

Liverpool’s waterfront arena officially becomes M&S Bank Arena

| By Sam Martin

A full rebrand of the arena, part of the ACC Liverpool complex, is now under way. The complex also includes the Convention Centre, Exhibition Centre Liverpool and the Pullman Hotel. Liverpool’s waterfront arena officially became the M&S Bank Arena on Monday – after a decade being know as the Echo Arena. A full rebrand of … Continued..

Liverpool BID Company announce new board members

17th December 2018 | By Sam Martin

Several new faces are set to join Liverpool BID Company’s Commercial District BID operating board, it has been announced. Stepping up to their new role are Matthew Ashton, director and chartered architect, MgMaStudio Ltd; Mark Blankstone, owner, Blankstone Opticians; Emma Carey, managing director, MSB Solicitors; Teleri Davies, head of events, Downtown in Business; Andrew Kingsley, … Continued..

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..