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02 Jul 2018

National Museums Liverpool Breaks Visitor Record!

Highest ever visitor number in year of Terracotta Warriors exhibition Exhibition contributes over £20m to local economy in first three months! National Museums Liverpool has achieved its highest annual visitor figure ever in 2017/18 across its eight venues. It welcomed 3,305,671 visitors in a year which also saw the opening of its China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition at World Museum. With a visitor increase of 9% compared to 2016/17, and a 16% increase on the year before, […]

22 Jun 2018
Liverpool Giants Location

Giant Location is a Work of Art

STUNNING artwork has been unveiled which reveals one of the locations involved in the brand new Giant spectacular heading to Liverpool and Wirral in October. New Brighton Lighthouse features on a brand new design created by Liverpool artist Alice Duke, confirming that a Giant visitor is expected to explore parts of Wirral for a day, with the lighthouse being included on the route. As well as the Wirral location, organisers can also announce that Princes Park will feature as part […]

09 May 2018
The Art of Football

City gets set for cultural kick-off

THE Beautiful Game is to be celebrated with a special season showcasing how football is one of the world’s biggest and most unifying conversations. Coinciding with the greatest footballing event across the globe, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, The Art of Football will see Liverpool host three major exhibitions, a symposium, pop-up cinema, a music festival as well as stage a call out for community groups to take part in a football parade with a difference – all in celebration […]

23 Apr 2018
City and Metro Mayors Joe Anderson and Steve Rotheram to lead Liverpool's Channel 4 relocation bid

Liverpool Enters Race for Channel 4 Relocation

Liverpool has today entered the race for Channel 4 relocation by announcing it is to submit a “compelling bid” to host Channel 4’s new national headquarters.   Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson and the Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram have joined forces to lead the bid for Channel 4’s relocation, saying today “Channel 4 would find a soulmate in Liverpool” with a move that would breathe new energy into the public service broadcaster whilst transforming the city’s creative […]

12 Apr 2018
New Additions are coming to the Terracotta Warriors Exhibition

Terracotta Warriors Joined by Golden Horse

A number of new artefacts set to join Terracotta Warriors at World Museum As Liverpool prepares itself for the annual Grand National Festival, the landmark 2018 exhibition China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors at Liverpool’s World Museum will reveal some exciting new additions today, including the Golden Horse of Maoling and other items from China’s Han Dynasty, on display in the exhibition until the end of the exhibition’s run on 28 October 2018. The gilded bronze horse is more […]

11 Apr 2018

Full schedule for Sound City+ 2018 revealed

Full schedule for Sound City+ 2018 revealed A diverse range of industry execs and experts will discuss artist development, new tech, mental health and more at the British Music Experience. Full conference line-up at plus.soundcity.uk.com The full schedule for this year’s Sound City+ conference in association with Bruntwood has been revealed. The annual Sound City + business event is the UK’s leading independent conference for new music – founded to champion the rich and diverse creative output of the North […]

09 Apr 2018
Beatles Story

The Beatles Story celebrates another year of record-breaking attendance

The Beatles Story welcomed a total of 306,241 visitors to its exhibition during the 2017/2018 season, breaking attendance records for the fourth year running. Results show that it has been the best-ever year for attendance at the award-winning attraction based on the UNESCO world heritage site of the Albert Dock, with further success expected in the coming year. In the previous financial year, The Beatles Story welcomed 284,462 making this year’s figures around a 7.5% improvement. The majority of visitors […]

15 Mar 2018
Ari Benjamin Meyers, The Art, 2016

Programme Announced For Liverpool Biennial 2018

Liverpool Biennial, the largest festival of contemporary art in the UK, will mark its 20th anniversary this year with the 10th edition under the title Beautiful world, where are you?, running from 14 July – 28 October 2018. More than 40 artists from 22 countries will participate in this year’s Liverpool Biennial programme which invites artists and audiences to reflect on a world in social, political and economic turmoil. The city of Liverpool provides the setting for the exhibition which […]

15 Mar 2018
Bordeaux Wine Festival Liverpool

Tres boss! How Liverpool persuaded Europe’s leading wine event to come to the UK for the first time

The famous Fête le Vin in France’s wine capital of Bordeaux is widely regarded as the leading wine festival event – and it’s making its UK debut in Liverpool. Now in its eleventh year, the biennial festival regularly attracts hundreds of thousands of wine lovers to the French city’s riverfront, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Now, the acclaimed festival is heading to the UK for the first time and will be staged on Liverpool’s equally famous waterfront on 25 – […]

14 Feb 2018
Tony Cahill, executive director at Vivark

Make Connections and pick up new Contracts at Vivark’s Meet the Contractor Event

Traders and consultants across a number of industries in the Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester are invited to learn more about the wide array of opportunities available to work with Vivark at the company’s first Meet the Contractor event of the year.   Vivark, part of the First Ark Group, is one of the leading facilities management and refurbishment companies in the North West. The company holds several contracts with businesses and organisations, including the management of over 13,000 […]