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New Campaign Shines Spotlight on Liverpool’s Culture Club

For the first time, Liverpool’s arts organisations have come together in a brand new campaign promoting Liverpool’s impressive cultural credentials. The Everyman and Playhouse Theatres, Katumba, Bluecoat, Liverpool Philharmonic, Metal Culture, Homotopia, FACT, DaDaFest, The Comedy Trust and Liverpool Arab Arts Festival are just some of around 50 names forming part of the Culture Collective...

Jimmy McGovern and 97th Hillsborough victim nominated for Freedom of Liverpool

Screenwriting legend Jimmy McGovern has been nominated to receive the Freedom of Liverpool – along with the 97th victim of the Hillsborough tragedy, Andrew Devine. Andrew sadly passed away in July this year due to complications resulting from life-changing injuries following the Hillsborough football stadium disaster in April 1989. Andrews’s name will join the other...

Liverpool to host G7 meeting of Foreign Ministers

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will host counterparts from the world’s biggest economies for three days, from Friday 10 until Sunday 12 December, as the final event of the UK’s Presidency of the G7. Liverpool has been chosen, due to its history as a port city with a global outlook, its links around the world and...

World Gymnastics Championships Liverpool 2022 Celebrates one year to go milestone

The World Gymnastics Championships Liverpool 2022 (WGC2022) is celebrating one year to go until the city hosts one of the largest international sporting events in its history. The championships will see over 500 of the world’s greatest gymnasts descend upon the city of Liverpool going head-to-head over nine action-packed days.  Liverpool, a city renowned for...

City council welcomes transformative culture funding

Liverpool City Council’s culture and development leads have welcomed the first significant, direct DCMS capital investment in Liverpool for ten years. Cabinet Member for Culture and Visitor Economy, Councillor Harry Doyle, and Cabinet Member for Strategic Developments and Housing, Councillor Sarah Doyle, have issued a joint statement following the announcement that the Government is to...

Huge cultural cash injection for Liverpool’s waterfront

Plans for a new global visitor attraction, the redevelopment of two of Liverpool’s leading cultural institutions and a new public realm have been given a £22 million budget boost. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced two separate financial investments for the city which will inject a new lease of life in and around the city’s docks,...

Liverpool Biennial launches programme for the 11th edition in Spring

Liverpool Biennial today launches the programme for the 11th Edition happening in spring 2021, running from 20 March – 6 June, with previews held on 18 and 19 March. This inspiring programme of commissioned exhibitions, screenings, sculpture and sound will unfold over 12 weeks, showcasing and celebrating the city’s most iconic buildings and architecture. New...

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