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...

John Moores Painting Prize 2018 winner announced

Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery has announced the winner of the prestigious John Moores Painting Prize 2018.Artist Jacqui Hallum, who will receive a £25,000 prize, is the 30th winner of the award which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.Jacqui's winning entry 'King and Queen of Wands', is a multi-part work comprising three loose cotton sheets which ... Read More...

LJMU students work on concepts for Liverpool Waters cultural building

Architectural technology students have been tasked with designing a new cultural building for Peel’s £5 billion Liverpool Waters regeneration project.The final year group from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is working on concepts for the proposed building in the Central Dock neighbourhood.A group of 25 students and two members of ... Read More...

New student accommodation planned for Hardman Street

More student housing could be built in the city centre under new plans submitted to Liverpool City Council.Proposals to demolish Hardman House on Hardman Street and replace it with a seven-storey residential complex have been revealed.If given the go-ahead the new building would include 90 student accommodation cluster apartments offering a range ... Read More...