Liverpool events team is UK’s No.1

15th May 2019 | By Diarmid Mackinnon

LIVERPOOL City Council’s culture team has been named the UK’s TOP event organiser – and 15th in the world overall. The Eventex Awards – the most esteemed accolade in the events industry – has today released its annual All-Stars Index featuring the top event organisers and agencies from around the world. Culture Liverpool, the team … Continued..

Mixing shopping with leisure – a chat with Donna Howitt from Liverpool ONE

3rd May 2019 | By Sam Martin

If you love shopping for clothes, dining out or watching the latest blockbuster films, there’re a good chance you’ve been to Liverpool ONE, the city’s landmark shopping destination. Having just celebrated it’s 10th birthday in 2018, the outdoor shopping centre is looking at what they can do next to engage with customers and residents in … Continued..

NEW £20M THEATRE TO BOOST CITY’S MUSIC SCENE

5th April 2019 | By Sam Martin

A new 400-seat performance auditorium will be built by the University of Liverpool, to enrich the cultural life of the city and deliver real world experience to students. Ground will be broken on the £20.5m Arts and Humanities Centre this Spring. The auditorium will have an optimum acoustic profile and offer publicly-accessible performances across genres, … Continued..

Become a trustee for one of city’s most iconic buildings

| By Sam Martin

The search is on to find champions for one of Europe’s greatest buildings of the 19th century. St George’s Hall Charitable Trust is on the hunt for new members to help shape the future of one of Liverpool’s most iconic buildings. The trust is dedicated to conserving, restoring and developing the Grade I listed venue … Continued..

LIVERPOOL NAMED ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN THE UK

2nd April 2019 | By Sam Martin

TRIPADVISOR UNVEILS THE WORLD’S BEST RATED DESTINATIONS IN 2019 TRAVELLERS’ CHOICE AWARDS BASED ON MILLIONS OF REVIEWS AND RATINGS. Liverpool has been named the third best-rated destination in the UK in the annual Travellers’ Choice awards for Destinations, announced by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site.The TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Destinations recognise the locations … Continued..

LIVERPOOL TO COMMEMORATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF HILLSBOROUGH DISASTER

| By Sam Martin

Public invited to gather for commemorative event outside St George’s Hall on Lime Street at 5.30pm on Monday, 15 April. Liverpool is to stage a commemorative event marking the 30th anniversary of the Hillsborough football disaster on Monday, 15 April at St George’s Hall Plateau. Organised by Liverpool City Council, the event will be open … Continued..

City in race to host Blue Riband sporting spectacle-The Ocean Race

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool’s bid to make waves: City aims to bring The Ocean Race to the waterfront in 2021/22. Liverpool has been shortlisted to be the only UK host port for one of the most prestigious sporting events on water. The city is bidding to welcome The Ocean Race in 2021/22 – widely regarded as one of … Continued..

LIVERPOOL SCOOPS UP THREE EVENT AWARDS

| By Sam Martin

LIVERPOOL is the best event destination in the world and the city’s Giant Spectacular – Liverpool’s Dream was the best event of its kind on the planet. That’s the verdict following a major international events awards ceremony which saw Liverpool walk away with a trio of top honours. The annual Eventex Awards is seen as … Continued..

Liverpool Film Office launches Film Fund in UK First

| By Sam Martin

A brand new film and TV fund is being launched to attract more productions to Liverpool City Region (LCR), create jobs and boost the local economy. In a UK first for a combined authority, and the first local authority supported fund in the UK for six years – the LCR Production Fund has been created … Continued..

River Festival Liverpool Returns!

22nd March 2019 | By Sam Martin

The popular River Festival Liverpool is back in June and a huge 23ft replica of the earth will be one of the event highlights. Located in Britain’s biggest cathedral, Liverpool Cathedral, the artwork called ‘Gaia’ (meaning the personification of the earth), will hang majestically in the Grade I listed building and features accurate and detailed … Continued..