Liverpool’s reputation ‘still being influenced by Capital of Culture status’

Liverpool’s national and international reputation continues to be influenced by its 2008 European Capital of Culture status according to new research.Findings by the Institute of Cultural Capital (ICC) highlight changes including a “growth in national confidence and stronger appreciation of Liverpool as a desirable cultural centre”.Dr Beatriz Garcia and her ... Read More...

Redmond to stay on as NML chair

Phil Redmond will stay on as chair of National Museums Liverpool (NML) until January 2017, it has been announced.The Brookside creator, who took up the role in 2008, heads up a board of trustees which rules on major issues relating to the city’s museums and art galleries.Phil succeeded television presenter ... Read More...

New home for Liverpool’s samba festival

Liverpool’s international samba festival is heading to the city’s commercial district for the first time.Brazilica 2016 will be held in Derby Square this summer after five successful years at Williamson Square.First held in 2008 during the city’s year as Capital of Culture, event is the largest annual celebration of Brazilian ... Read More...