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Winners of the 2022 Music Cities Awards announced

The winners for the third global edition of the Music Cities Awards were announced during the live ceremony on 4 November 2022 as part of the Tulsa Music Cities Convention. This past 4th of November more than 400 global music cities professionals attended the 3rd edition of the Music Cities Awards Ceremony. After two successful...

New Partnership with Digital Theatre+ Announced by Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse

As part of a commitment to digital innovation, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Theatres today announced a new partnership with Digital Theatre+. The agreement, to digitally capture and distribute at least one piece of new writing annually, is for Digital Theatre’s Education Platform. The first production of ‘Our Town Needs A Nandos’ by Samantha O’Rourke, is now...

Depot is one!

It’s been one year since filming in Liverpool was given a huge boost with the opening of the city’s very own film studios. The Depot officially launched just over 12 months ago, in an ambitious move to meet the increasing demand from production companies wanting to film in the city. The two 20,000 square feet...

Spectacular After-Dark Light and Sound Show to Tell the Story of Christmas at Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral is set to bring some extra sparkle to the city’s Christmas celebrations with an immersive experience, which will take visitors on an incredible journey through the Nativity story. ‘The Light Before Christmas: The Angels Are Coming!’ invites families to enjoy the most wonderful time of year through son et lumière as the magnificent...

Liverpool to host Eurovision Song Contest 2023

The Eurovision spotlight is set to shine on Liverpool after it was announced the city will host the world-famous competition on behalf of the UK. The European Broadcast Union (EBU) and the BBC have whittled the competition down from 20 cities, and today announced that Liverpool will host the event on behalf of Ukraine in...

Liverpool marks Black History Month 2022

Let’s talk about race – that’s the message from partners who are bringing Liverpool’s Black History Month to life in October. Arts, heritage, culture and community activists working with Culture Liverpool for the last 10 months have curated a varied and stimulating programme of events which not only explore the past but look ahead to...

River of Light is back for 2022!

River of Light is set to illuminate the waterfront across 17 nights from Friday 21 October to Sunday 6 November, and will showcase ten artworks from a host of local, national and international artists along a 2km route. The installations will include a mix of brand new, never-before-seen commissions as well as existing artworks which...

Beth Tweddle praises Liverpool ‘sporting legacy’ as World Gymnastics Championships countdown hits 50 days to go

The first ever British gymnast to become World Champion, Beth Tweddle, is backing the city to provide a perfect finale to a packed year of sport in the UK – and believes the British team can continue their golden performances seen at the Commonwealth Games and European Championships against the world’s best. Tweddle, who was...

Pioneers of Beatles tourism industry to be honoured by Liverpool

The two men credited as the pioneers of Liverpool’s multi-million pound Beatles tourism economy are to be honoured by the city. Bill Heckle, Managing Director of Cavern City Tours and Dave Jones, its President, will be made Citizens of Honour at a special ceremony at Liverpool Town Hall tomorrow (Thursday, 11 August). Bill (a former...

Unique City Council Project Scoops National Broadcast Award

A Liverpool City Council cultural project has scooped a sought-after national broadcast accolade. Statues Redressed took gold in last night’s Broadcast Digital Awards in the Best Content Partnership or AFP category, pipping the likes of ITV’s Cooking With The Stars, Channel 4’s Cook Clever Waste Less and BT’s FA Disability Cup coverage to the title....

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