University of Liverpool to break ground on 400-seat music venue

The University of Liverpool is preparing to start work on a £20.5 million Arts and Humanities Centre featuring a 400-seat auditorium.It’s hoped the performance space will ‘sit alongside the UK’s leading concert venues, as well as complementing established city destinations such as the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall’.According to the university, ground ... Read More...

PLACED joins forces with Regenda Group to launch new skills academy

The Regenda Group will be helping to inspire young people about the built environment through a new skills initiative.Liverpool-based social enterprise PLACED has joined forces with the firm - which is the parent company of Redwing Living - and the University of Liverpool School of Environmental Sciences to deliver the PLACED Academy programme ... Read More...

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...

Call for writers to enter competition judged by Philip Pullman

Best-selling author Philip Pullman will judge short stories by budding Liverpool writers in a new competition.Primary and secondary school pupils across the city as well as University of Liverpool and XJTLU (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University) students are being invited to enter the 500-word China Stories contest.The competition, which has been launched ... Read More...

Gallery: Your Move post-election breakfast debate

Gallery: Your Move post-election breakfast debate Words by Lawrence Saunders An esteemed property and business panel met to discuss what lies ahead for the Liverpool City Region’s economy during a special Your Move post-election breakfast.The debate, which took place at Bruntwood’s Cotton Exchange following the recent shock general election result, covered a range ... Read More...