Category : Press & PR

13 Feb 2018
Feis Liverpool

Major New Irish Music Festival in Liverpool

The Feis, the Irish music festival, from the founder of the world famous Fleadh, is coming to Liverpool this summer. Featuring some of the biggest names in Irish music, both contemporary and traditional, The Feis Liverpool will be the biggest celebration of Irish culture the city has seen. Taking place on Liverpool’s World Heritage Waterfront on Saturday 7th July Van Morrison will headline the festival. Also on the line-up are Chieftains, Imelda May, The Hothouse Flowers, Foy Vance, The Coronas, […]

06 Feb 2018

Warriors Take Over World

Liverpool’s World Museum Terracotta Warriors exhibition to open   Liverpool’s long-awaited Terracotta Warriors exhibition will open on Friday 9 February, welcomed by a city in celebration mode, poised to mark Chinese New Year like never before. Proud home to the oldest Chinese community in Europe, China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition is being welcomed just in time for the Year of the Dog, and during a year of celebrations marking 10 years since the city’s status as European […]

01 Feb 2018
Contemporary Chinese Art Collection comes to Liverpool

Contemporary Chinese Art Collection comes to Liverpool

THE very best of Chinese contemporary art will be on display in Liverpool, just steps away from the most significant exhibition ever to come out of China. PRESENCE: A Window into Chinese Contemporary Art will open to the public at St George’s Hall on Friday 9 February and will feature work from 19 of the most exciting emerging and established artists who hail from mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the diaspora. It coincides with the hotly anticipated China’s First […]

01 Feb 2018

Club Liverpool appoints Colin Sinclair as new chair & unveils huge boost for local economy

Colin Sinclair, chief executive of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool, was last night (31 January) announced as the new chair of Club Liverpool, the city region’s conference ambassador programme. An audience of 60 people gathered at Liverpool Cathedral to celebrate the annual success of Club Liverpool and reflect on another outstanding year. In 2017, Club Liverpool – a partnership between Liverpool Convention Bureau and ACC Liverpool – has helped to secure conferences with an economic value of £3.8m, calculated from positive impact […]

30 Jan 2018
Liverpool Film Office

An action-packed year for city’s film industry

LIVERPOOL is taking a starring role on silver and small screens across the world as filming in the city is at an all-time high. The Liverpool Film Office recorded its busiest ever year in 2017 with 289 film and TV projects shot here, resulting in a massive 1,359 filming days which generated a £11.1million boost to the local economy. Reflecting international trends, there has been increase in production companies heading to the city to film content which was pushed out […]

29 Jan 2018

Marketing Liverpool target Indian and Chinese travel trade in London

Marketing Liverpool worked with Beatles industry partners on the delivery of a sales mission at Hard Rock Café London on Tuesday 23 January. The objective of the mission was to present details for Liverpool’s 2018 events programme together with celebrating 50 years of the Beatles in India and the release of the White album. Presentations were given by James Wood, Marketing Liverpool, Jan Morris, Hard Days Night Hotel, Victoria McDermott, Cavern City Tours, Diane Glover, Beatles Story and Julie Atherton […]

11 Jan 2018
Culture Celebration

European culture anniversary is a capital celebration!

Get ready for a bumper year as Liverpool celebrates being a cultural capital. Ten years since the game-changing year as European Capital of Culture, Liverpool is marking the milestone with a programme of exciting, inspirational and thought-provoking projects which will shine an international spotlight onto the incredible cultural hub this city has become. Bringing together international artists, performers and homegrown talent which has emerged over the last decade, more than 40 events and festivals will take place in and across […]

21 Dec 2017
Armed Forces Day

A Christmas cracker for culture!

A SPECIAL report into Liverpool’s 2017 cultural programme has revealed it attracted more than one million visitors to the city and boosted the local economy by a whopping £36.4m.   An End of Year Report will be presented to the Culture and Tourism Select Committee in January, and analyses the work of the city council’s Culture Liverpool department which is responsible for staging events, along with the operation of St George’s Hall, the Town Hall, Liverpool Cruise Terminal and Liverpool […]

20 Dec 2017

Exciting new floating aqua park coming to Albert Dock Liverpool in 2018

An exciting new floating aqua park, boasting a 92-metre inflatable assault course, will open at Albert Dock Liverpool in 2018.   The Adventure Dock Co will operate throughout the summer months from May-October, giving the public the opportunity to enjoy water-based activities on Liverpool’s iconic, UNESCO World Heritage waterfront.   The course will be located on Duke’s Dock, in between Albert Dock (home to museums, attractions, restaurants, bars and shops) and King’s Dock (home to ACC Liverpool and the Wheel […]

30 Nov 2017
Liverpool 2018

Liverpool 2018 – Ten Years in the Making

Final plans are being put in place for Liverpool 2018. The city will stage an ambitious and forward looking culture programme to mark the tenth anniversary of its reign as European Capital of Culture.   Details of Liverpool 2018 – the year-long celebration of the city’s thriving creative scene – will be announced in January. This will be when the city gears up to once again step into the international spotlight and showcase its extraordinary culture offer, while looking forward […]