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Unveiling Anish Kapoor: Liverpool Cathedral’s Centenary Spectacular

Liverpool Cathedral is set to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2024 with a unique exhibition by the legendary British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor. Renowned for his iconic artworks like Chicago’s Cloud Gate (2004) and Svayambhu (2007) a vast train of wax that squeezed through the rooms of the Royal Academy in London in 2009, Kapoor has...

“Hall” aboard for St George’s Summer Market!

Over 80 of the best local independent businesses are set to be showcased at the very first St George’ Hall Market. On Father’s Day, Sunday 16 June, one of Liverpool’s best-loved buildings will become a bustling marketplace as the Summer Market brings a whole range of stallholders to both the inside and outside of the...

Welcome To Eurotopia returns with new music documentary

Eurotopia debuts as a captivating collection of 24 short music films, immersing viewers into the heart of the 2023 Liverpool Eurovision Village’s inaugural stage show: WELCOME TO EUROTOPIA. Welcome To Eurotopia emerged as a cultural initiative that spearheaded Liverpool’s 2023 Eurovision Festival: a vibrant two-week celebration intertwining the rich tapestries of music, art, and culture,...

Liverpool’s rich musical heritage and thriving contemporary music scene now has a new digital home

Today marks the launch of Liverpoolmusiccity.com, a comprehensive website dedicated to promoting the city region’s diverse array of music events, creatives, talented musicians, bustling music businesses, and illustrious musical heritage. The new website is set to become the ultimate online destination for music enthusiasts, locals, and visitors, offering an extensive guide to everything music-related across...

Liverpool to mark 80th anniversary of D-Day

The 80th anniversary of the Normandy Landings will be marked in Liverpool this month by a series of events. On 6 and 9 June there will be several moments when the city will be able to reflect on the historic manoeuvres of 6 June 1944 which started the Battle of Normandy, or Operation Overlord. D-Day,...

Cunard names City of Liverpool as Godparent of Queen Anne with five Liverpudlian icons

Cunard is excited to announce the City of Liverpool as Godparent of its newest ship Queen Anne in recognition of the long-lasting bond with its spiritual home. Liverpool was the birthplace of Cunard with its first transatlantic crossing departing 184 years ago in July 1840, and it was the company’s headquarters for 128 years. The...

Welcome to Lover-pool! Taylor Town transformation revealed

Liverpool has revealed the full details of its bespoke “Taylor Town Trail” ahead of Taylor Swift‘s I The Eras Tour arriving in the city, from June 13-15. The team that helped deliver the best Eurovision in history has devised a unique Instagram-able experience based around 11 art installations to entertain the 150,000 plus “Swifties” who’ll...

Reopening date announced for Croxteth Park Miniature Railway

The much-loved Croxteth Park Miniature Railway is set to make a triumphant return on Sunday 9 June. Its restoration has been a true community endeavour, spearheaded by local resident Kevin Brown, Liverpool City Council, Croxteth Hall and Park, and a committed team of volunteers. To celebrate the grand reopening, a special launch party will take...

Blue plaque unveiled to George Harrison at his Liverpool birthplace

Historic England is unveiling a national blue plaque to George Harrison – music icon, songwriter and humanitarian – at his birthplace, 12 Arnold Grove in Wavertree, Liverpool. One of the city’s most famous sons, George Harrison’s life and career had a phenomenal influence on British and global culture through music, film and humanitarian work. The...

Legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli to take centre stage at Cunard Queen Anne naming ceremony in Liverpool

The Liverpool Waterfront will be the setting for an unforgettable celebration on 3rd June, as iconic Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli joins a stellar line-up of performers to celebrate Queen Anne’s maiden call to its spiritual home. Bocelli will be joined by an impressive line-up of Liverpool’s finest talent, including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and...

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