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 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..
Birkenhead shipyard and engineering firm will maintain nine RFA vessels in two 10-year deals and vowed to create 100 new apprenticeships. Mersey shipyard and engineering firm Cammell Laird has secured two 10-year contracts to support the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) vessels worth a total of £619m. The deal, with the Ministry of Defence, will sustain more … Continued..
Liverpool John Moores University’s £64m plan to redevelop the city’s former Royal Mail sorting office at Copperas Hill has secured planning consent. Designed by architects Sheppard Robson, LJMU’s scheme will see the creation of a ‘Student Life’ building and a new indoor sports facility on the three-and-a-half-acre site. The Student Life building will provide a … Continued..
Multi-million pound plan to transform Liverpool’s Festival Park into a waterfront neighbourhood in place
A multi-million pound plan to radically transform Liverpool’s famous Festival Park into a new “waterfront neighbourhood” is set to take a step closer next week. A report to Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet on Friday 12 October is recommending the authority appoint specialist contractors to develop a remediation strategy and draft a planning application to prepare … Continued..
Hub of Hope was created in collaboration with national mental health charity, Chasing the Stigma, and won the ‘Website & Apps with Conscience’ accolade at the BIMA Awards ceremony in London. Liverpool software consultancy Mashbo has scooped a national industry award for its mental health app, the Hub of Hope, which is revolutionising the way that … Continued..
BOTH sides of the River Mersey will be lit up by fireworks on Sunday 4 November with a specially commissioned musical display in Liverpool and Wirral. River of Light: The Elements in association with Royal Liver Building 360 will see the return of Titanium Fireworks, who wowed crowds last year with a jaw dropping display. … Continued..
Further details have been revealed about a new visitor attraction opening inside Liverpool’s Royal Liver Building in spring 2019. Royal Liver Building 360 brings guided public tours to the 15th floor of Liverpool’s most iconic landmark for the very first time. The experience begins in a new lower ground floor visitor centre where the building’s … Continued..
Are you ready to plan your Giants journey? Comfy shoes √ Clothing for all weather conditions √ Smartphones/cameras fully charged and ready to take hundreds of pictures √ Are you ready to plan your Giants journey? There are just over three weeks until Giant visitors will walk the streets of Liverpool and Wirral (Thursday 4 to … Continued..
An international conference takes place in Liverpool this October to present unique, ground-breaking cultural research and discuss the role culture plays within cities around the world. Cities of Culture, 30 years on. Who has the edge? In 2018, Liverpool looks back into the 10 year legacy of becoming European Capital of Culture. It does so … Continued..