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..

BIDs From Across The Country Converge In Liverpool For The Third Big City BIDs Conference

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool BID Company, in partnership with The BID Foundation, welcomed BIDs from across the country to converge in Liverpool for the third Big City BIDs Conference to discuss the future role of the BID industry in tourism investment and cultural strategies as well as operational support. Taking place at the British Music Experience at the … Continued..

Phil Redmond receives Freedom of Liverpool

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TV producer and cultural entrepreneur Professor Phil Redmond CBE is awarded the Freedom of Liverpool. The city’s highest civic honour was bestowed on him by Lord Mayor, Councillor Christine Banks, at a special ceremony at Merseyside Maritime Museum on Friday 2 November. Born in Huyton, Phil Redmond set up Mersey Television in the early 1980s … Continued..

Video reveals new Liverpool Cruise Terminal

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool City Council has revealed the most detailed designs yet for the city’s new cruise liner terminal within Peel Land & Property’s £5bn ‘Liverpool Waters’ scheme. A 90 second fly-through video has been released online on the council’s YouTube account detailing the terminal, showcasing its state of the art passenger and baggage facility, complete with … Continued..


| By Sam Martin

National Museums Liverpool has revealed that its blockbuster exhibition,China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors, is the most popular exhibition ever held by the organisation, and it will have contributed almost £80 million to the Liverpool City Region’s economy throughout its run. The exhibition has been part of a programme of cultural excellence across the … Continued..

Liverpool to host Special Olympics GB 2021

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool is to host the Special Olympics GB Summer Games 2021 – the biggest multi-sport tournament the city has ever staged. Special Olympics Great Britain is delighted to confirm its 2021 National Summer Games – the 11th in history of the organisation – will be held in Liverpool from Tuesday 3rd August until Saturday 7th … Continued..