In this post I’m going to take a look at a book which was published eight years ago, but which I only got a copy of over Christmas 2013. And it’s taken me another 12 months to get around to reading it! (more…)
Tag Capital of Culture
It’s been a little while since I posted. Just because the previous post (more…)
Claire McColgan, Liverpool Council’s culture director, has spoken to the Echo about her hopes for 2010, and how Liverpool should build on the successes of ’08. She mentions the new Central Library, which (more…)
Liverpool is no longer seen as being part of ‘the north’ – rather it has carved out irs own niche as a unique place, alongside places such as Edinburgh. To capitalise on this turnaround in its image and (more…)
Although officially no longer the European Capital of Culture, Liverpool’s success in 2008 has led to it becoming the blueprint for an ongoing series of similar, British-based awards in the future. Culture (more…)
There is a very strong woodland feel to events in Liverpool this weekend.
Mab Lane in West Derby is being transformed by the planting of tens of thousands of new trees on a brownfield site, in order to (more…)
Just days after Liverpool Council was labelled the worst in the country for financial management, the chief executive of the city’s Capital of Culture programme has quit. Jason Harborow, who also headed (more…)
After last night’s successful People’s Opening on St. George’s Hall Plateau, tonight sees the second part of the festivities for the start of the Capital of Culture year. Again starting at 20:08 GMT, Liverpool: (more…)
Ahead of this weekend’s celebrations, Newsnight will be showing a special edition focussing on the next few days, and the coming year, in the Capital of Culture.
Newsnight, 10:30pm, BBC2
Capital of Culture Opening Ceremony
This Friday witnesses the People’s Opening of Liverpool’s Capital of Culture celebrations. Nigel Jamieson, artistic co-director for the event told icLiverpool: “It will (more…)
Photographs of the houses of Liverpool’s and Wirral’s rich, as well as professional decorators and architects, are on display at Sudley Art Gallery, Mossley Hill Road, Aigburgh, until early 2008. The majority (more…)
Liverpool is often in the media these days, what with the Capital of Culture events of next year, and the many exciting and controversial developments in the World Heritage Site and beyond. This blog will (more…)