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20 Sep 2023
Crowds at the Eurovision Village at Liverpool’s Pier Head © Liverpool City Council

Discover How the Liverpool Effect Enhanced Eurovision at the ‘Liverpool Calling’ event

A day dedicated to exploring what is being hailed as one of the most successful Eurovision host city programmes ever is taking place in Liverpool next month. On Thursday, 26 October Liverpool Calling will take over ACC Liverpool, bringing together for the first time many of the teams that curated and delivered those unforgettable two weeks in May. The free event will see the exclusive reveal of the initial Eurovision impact figures – including: The amount of money generated for the city […]

15 Sep 2023

ACC Liverpool events to add £24m to city economy

Source: LBN Daily  Exhibition Centre Liverpool secures a number of new and returning events that will bring more than £262,000 visitors to the city, generating an estimated £24m. These events are expected to bring 262,000 visitors to Liverpool city centre and generate an estimated £24m for local businesses such as hotels, restaurants and bars. ACC Liverpool, which also includes the M&S Bank Arena, is owned by Liverpool City Council. In November the inaugural Nursing Live conference will welcome thousands of nurses from […]

12 Sep 2023

Liverpool outlines roadmap to reduce car usage in climate change battle

Liverpool City Council is to set out its key transport priorities for the next four years as part of its ambition to achieve Carbon net-zero status and tackle climate change. A report to the Council’s Cabinet next week (Tuesday, September 19) will seek approval for the adoption of a wide ranging Transport Plan. This will include a number of new targets and policies, such as introducing a series of “Green bus routes” and “Green corridors”, aimed at encouraging residents to […]

12 Sep 2023

Liverpool looking to define next chapter for its world-famous waterfront

Liverpool’s world-famous waterfront is to be the subject of an ambitious new masterplan to ensure its continued growth as a global destination and major economic engine. A report to Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet next Tuesday (September 19th) is seeking approval to launch the search for a team of planning and placemaking specialists, to prepare a strategy and masterplan that will guide the waterfront’s development for the next 10-15 years Liverpool’s waterfront has undergone huge changes in recent decades with the […]

08 Sep 2023

Liverpool’s River of Light Returns

Four artworks which will form part of one of the UK’s largest free city centre events have been revealed. Liverpool’s annual River of Light festival will make its return to the city centre next month, once again showcasing illuminated art installations created by the most innovative light artists from across the world. Following on from 2022’s huge success which welcomed 250,000 visitors and brought in around £6millon to the local economy, this year’s event will run from Friday 27 October […]

05 Sep 2023

Liverpool Makes Post-War Pledge to Odesa to Cement Eurovision Legacy

Liverpool and the Ukrainian city of Odesa are preparing to sign a historic Memorandum of Understanding. This new development will continue to cement the bond of friendship between Liverpool and its sister city Odesa, as part of the Eurovision legacy. The new commitment will ensure that the two cities work closely together when Odesa begins to rebuild its cultural infrastructure, when the war is over. A short Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be drawn up in the coming weeks which […]

26 Jul 2023

Tate Liverpool and RIBA to partner in the North of England

Tate Liverpool and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) are forming a new partnership on Liverpool’s historic waterfront. Tate Liverpool + RIBA North will see the art gallery join RIBA’s national architecture centre from 27 October 2023 to coincide with the temporary closure period of the museum’s building for its redevelopment, which is due to be completed in autumn 2025. The two organisations will collaborate to deliver a programme of temporary exhibitions, family activity, public talks and other events […]

07 Jul 2023

NO EXCUSES – ‘GOING GREEN’ (EVEN WITH PLENTY OF OTHER STUFF GOING ON)

A super depressing showing on the Global Destination Sustainability Index. An impending major international event – taking up all available capacity and then some. The niggling belief that a very small team might not actually make much of a difference and the nullifying effect of being a relatively small part of a much bigger operation, which will surely independently carry the bulk of the load? Back in 2019, Liverpool Convention Bureau, part of Marketing Liverpool, which are in turn part […]

30 Jun 2023

Museum of Liverpool shortlisted for national award

Much-loved waterfront museum in running for Family Friendly award. The popular attraction is vying for a win against two London-based museums, Horniman Museum and Gardens and National Maritime Museum in the Best Large Museum category. Kate Johnson, Head of Museum of Liverpool said: ‘Welcoming families and making their visit as fun as possible is so important to us that it was built into the original design of the museum, which opened in 2011. From a dedicated children’s gallery and displays […]

27 Jun 2023

HEROES ON THE LIVERPOOL HOME FRONT – WORKING TOGETHER BENEATH THE STREETS TO HELP WIN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

Honing pin-point tactical precision, with life or death results. Maintaining nerves of steel in the face of explosions overhead. Coding and decoding top security messages, to save your troops from certain disaster. Helping critical fleets navigate dangerous U-boat infested waters and rising admirably to insurmountable challenges, to defeat the enemy and help save your nation from Nazi control. We’re not talking about the latest hyperbolic blockbuster spy novel or even an incredibly immersive high-stakes panic room adventure. We’re talking about […]