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Category : Event

25 Sep 2019
River of Light 2018

A light festival and extraordinary fireworks – a new-look River of Light is back for 2019, bigger and better than ever!

From Friday 1 to Saturday 9 November the Liverpool waterfront will be transformed with light, colour and sound as ten incredible art commissions by some of the most exciting international light artists will be on display in iconic locations across the city. In its most ambitious programme to date, the waterfront will become the must-visit selfie-spot, as each evening the artworks will transform the area into a light spectacular. Details of the immersive commissions are being kept under wraps, but more details will be revealed online […]

27 Nov 2018

M&S Bank to Become Official Naming Partner of Liverpool Arena

M&S Bank has today announced that it will become the official naming partner of the Liverpool Arena, early in 2019. The new partnership will see Liverpool’s number one venue for music, comedy and events, renamed the M&S Bank Arena. The Liverpool Echo, the city’s daily newspaper, will continue its 10-year partnership with the arena as a key business partner. Sue Fox, CEO of M&S Bank said: “M&S Bank has been based in the North West since the business was formed […]

10 Oct 2018
Giants Liverpool

A GIANT Weekend in Liverpool!

Last weekend (4-7th October), Liverpool played host to the last ever Giant Spectacular, organised by Royal de Luxe and Culture Liverpool. To say goodbye to the Giants, our digital team followed their every step across the city! 1.3 million people took to the streets of Liverpool and Wirral for a spectacular 4 days of live street theatre as we welcomed back Xolo the dog and the Giant, as well as a new visitor, Little Boy Giant and a special surprise […]

04 Jul 2018
Lost Castles

Get On (card)Board for Castle Creations!

SIX extraordinary structures made of cardboard, tape and community spirit will be created in each borough this summer in what is a cultural first for Liverpool City Region. Lost Castles will see hundreds of volunteers work with thousands of cardboard boxes to build monumental castle-inspired structures, some of which will be based on actual medieval forts or historic structures which were in the region at one time. Members of the public – individuals and community groups – are being urged […]

15 Jun 2018
RIBA North

It’s RIBA North’s First Birthday!

RIBA North – National Architecture Centre, situated at Mann Island, opened its doors to the public on 17 June 2017. Join them this Saturday for birthday cake and the final chance to see their current exhibition, It Will Never Work. RIBA North opened its doors to the public on 17 June 2017. The National Architecture Centre on Liverpool’s Waterfront will be celebrating this Saturday 16 June, which coincides with the last day of the It Will Never Work exhibition. The […]

06 Jun 2018
Common Ground

Four decades of football fan culture in photographs from Tom Wood, Ken Grant and Tabitha Jussa

Football is a global passion that connects people from all walks of life. It is a common thread that can be an important ritual spanning across cultures, religion, gender and race. As part of the city’s Art of Football programme, coinciding with the FIFA World Cup, Common Ground is a new exhibition curated by Foto Octo that seeks to explore the ritualistic behaviour of football fan culture and its development from the game of the working class in the 1980s, […]

01 Jun 2018
Invest Liverpool

Invest Liverpool at the International Business Festival 2018

From 12th – 28th June 2018, The UK will host the world’s biggest business event. But we’re not a conference or even a seminar, we’re a festival. Imagine more than 50 events, dedicated to helping you achieve your goals, a tailored brokerage service, putting you in touch with your dream clients and expert advice and support from world-class speakers and business leaders. Now, put that incredible hive of activity in Liverpool, one of the world’s most exciting cities and you […]

31 May 2018
Tourism Awards

Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2018

The annual Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards took place on Thursday 24th May at St Georges Hall and Marketing Liverpool were delighted to once again sponsor this years awards. The awards aim to celebrate the best of Liverpool City Region’s Visitor Economy and brings together the people and businesses who work in the industry everyday. Below we take a look at the amazing winners of this years awards. Bar Of The Year The Merchant Best Newcomer To The Visitor Economy […]

22 May 2018
Ghost Ship

‘Ghost Ship’ Sails Into the Albert Dock

A ghost ship has been spotted on Liverpool’s famous waterfront. The spooky apparition has been created with some clever visual trickery and is the first ship to arrive in the city ahead of this weekend’s Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta and Bordeaux Wine Festival. The ghost ship is one of 18 tall ships for 2018 – the 10th anniversary of Liverpool’s year as European Capital of Culture. It is an illusion of a three dimensional, 17th century boat, which is […]

14 May 2018
Liverpool to stage 2022 Gymnastic World Championships

Liverpool awarded 2022 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Liverpool has been selected as the host city for the 2022 World Artistic Gymnastic Championships, bringing the event to the UK for an impressive fourth time. The announcement demonstrates how gymnastics in the UK continues to go from strength to strength and make an impact on the world stage. The unanimous decision by the Federation of International Gymnastics (FIG) follows a combined bid between British Gymnastics, Liverpool City Council and UK Sport. It is a sign of continued confidence in […]