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20 Mar 2018
Liverpool Named third Best UK City

Liverpool Named Third Best-Rated Destination in the UK for 2018

TripAdvisor unveils the world’s best rated destinations in 2018 Travellers’ Choice Awards based on millions of reviews and ratings. Liverpool named the third best-rated destination in the UK in the tenth annual Travellers’ Choice awards for Destinations, announced by TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking site. Paris takes the title of world number one this year, with London taking the runner up prize and Rome following behind London in third place, while Bali comes in fourth. Interestingly, New York, a […]

12 Mar 2018
Place branding Liverpool

Liverpool to Host International Place Branding Event

This summer, Liverpool will play host to an international event leading the conversation around place branding. On 31st May and 1st June, it will welcome hundreds of experts from cities and municipalities across Europe to hear from speakers including Amsterdam, London and Stockholm. Titled ‘Place Branding: It’s not about the logo’, the conference is being organised by Swedish cloud-based brand consultancy UP There, Everywhere, which works closely with many key European destinations. Place branding is an industry which is changing […]

06 Mar 2018
LIMF 2018

LIMF announces stellar 2018 line-up

LIVERPOOL International Music Festival (LIMF) is back for 2018 – with arguably its best line-up to date, featuring world-renowned artists performing alongside home-grown talent. In its sixth year, the award winning LIMF returns to Sefton Park on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July, with tickets giving access to more than 70 high calibre artists and offering up 18 hours’ worth of unforgettable live music over two days. For just £5 a day advance ticket, festival goers can enjoy performances across […]

06 Mar 2018
Nicky Hunter, PR and communications manager, collects award for Best UK Conference Centre 2018

ACC Liverpool Voted Best UK Conference Centre for Sixth Time

ACC Liverpool won Best UK Conference Centre at an industry awards for the sixth consecutive year. The venue was named Best UK Conference Centre at the M & IT Industry Awards, hosted by magazine Meetings and Incentive Travel. The ceremony, held at Battersea Evolution, London, celebrates the best international venues, destinations and suppliers in the events industry, as voted for by meeting professionals. Ben Williams, commercial director of The ACC Liverpool Group – home to BT Convention Centre, Echo Arena […]

05 Mar 2018
LightNight Liverpool 2018

A night of transformation

LightNight Liverpool returns in May with 7 new commissions & 100s of free events. LightNight Liverpool, the city’s one-night arts festival, is back on Friday 18 May 2018. With seven new commissions from artists alongside 100+ free events at venues and unusual spaces across the city, the annual “culture crawl” celebrates arts and culture, ten years on from Liverpool’s title of 2008 European Capital of Culture. For 2018 the festival theme is Transformation. Understood as a significant change in both […]

28 Feb 2018
Minister Skelly and Mayor Anderson

Isle of Man reinforces ties with Liverpool

The Isle of Man Government has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Liverpool’s economic development agency, Liverpool Vision, to reinforce the strong relationship between the two locations and endorse the mutual benefits of working together. The new Memorandum of Understanding follows previous agreements, reinforcing political and civic links to the city that have been developed in recent times through joint interest projects such as ISLEXPO, the International Business Festival and initiatives in China. Representatives from the Department for […]

27 Feb 2018
Liverpool 2018 National Advertising Campaign

Marketing Liverpool has launched a national marketing campaign to promote Liverpool 2018

Liverpool 2018. Now’s Good Inspired by the city region’s 365-day visitor offer, the campaign is planned across the UK with specific activity in five cities – London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow. The campaign will activate on outdoor, print and digital display platforms and is scheduled across three bursts to maximise reach and align with signature events. Working with the team at Culture Liverpool, we’ve been planning the launch to coincide with interest around Terracotta Warriors, the first big signature event […]

26 Feb 2018
Mooncup Theatre

Mooncup Theatre brings Arts Council Funded show to Stanley Park Liverpool!

Following their recent a debut run of ‘A-Void’ during On The Verge Festival 2017, Mooncup Theatre brings the cult-hit show to Stanley Park Liverpool! Funded by Arts Council England, A-VOID is a dark comedy performance piece which invites its audience to journey with them through an exploration of cult mentality, body politics and propaganda… quite literally as it takes place on a bus. Inspired largely by NHS Propaganda of the 2016 ‘Leave’ campaign for Brexit, Donald Trump’s meteoric and baffling rise to power […]

19 Feb 2018
Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art

Bold and colourful examples of British painting and sculpture from the 1960s will form part of a new exhibition at Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery. Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art, a touring exhibition from the Arts Council Collection, will run from 24 February until 3 June 2018. You are invited to send a reporter, photographer or camera crew to preview Kaleidoscope at the Walker Art Gallery on Thursday 22 February at 10:30 hours. Bethan Lewis, Project Curator (Arts […]

15 Feb 2018
Marketing Liverpool

Marketing Liverpool Hitting the Road!

Marketing Liverpool will be hitting the road over the next few months selling the City Region’s tourism offer and 2018 event highlights at key European locations. Here we will be working with our tourism partners, targeting the travel trade audience and the city’s 2018 events programme will provide the perfect platform to showcase our fantastic tourism offer and new product. In February at Visit Britain’s Explore GB in Newcastle we’ll be meeting with over sixty key international tour operators over […]