Search on for planners to help transform part of Liverpool’s waterfront

National Museums Liverpool is on the hunt for planners to help transform its waterfront estate.The brief is to create a modern visitor attraction which connects Liverpool’s historic waterfront with the city, its architecture and the River Mersey.The affected area, around the Canning Graving Docks, is at the heart of Liverpool’s World Heritage ... Read More...

Economic impact of Liverpool’s Terracotta Warriors exhibition revealed

National Museums Liverpool has revealed the major economic impact of its landmark Terracotta Warriors exhibition.It's estimated more than 600,000 people will have viewed ‘China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors’ at the World Museum by the time it closes this Sunday (28 October).The most popular exhibition ever held by National ... Read More...

Museum to host free events celebrating China’s Dragon Boat Festival

World Museum will celebrate China’s traditional Dragon Boat Festival this weekend with a host of free events.On 16 June visitors can enjoy performances, workshops and crafts throughout the day to mark the 16-18 June occasion, which coincides with the museum’s ongoing China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition.Liverpool Hung ... Read More...

Liverpool to commemorate Hillsborough anniversary this weekend

People across Liverpool are being encouraged to join businesses and cultural venues in commemorating the 29th anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy.A minute’s silence will be observed this Sunday (15 April) in remembrance of the 96 people who lost their lives 29 years ago.Organisations and businesses including National Museums Liverpool and ... Read More...

Liverpool celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

Liverpool is marking International Women’s Day (IWD) 2018 with a series of events taking place across the city.The worldwide campaign, which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, returns today (8 March) with the theme #PressforProgress.Ahead of IWD, the city’s female “movers and shakers” converged on Liverpool ... Read More...