Category Archives: Blog

As Told by You: Covid-Secure Wedding Ceremonies at Liverpool City Halls

2020, eh? A bit of a crazy and disruptive year for everyone. Among the many people affected by restrictions brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic are Brides & Grooms To Be – many of whom had their dream day scheduled … Read more…

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BLOG: Blue Saint – ‘Embers of Remembrance’

What a year 2020 has been. The levels of disruption brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic has seen many events cancelled, due to government restrictions made in the interests of keeping infection rates down. Thursday 5 November marked the first … Read more…

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BLOG: A Royal Visit

In his latest blog, Official City Halls Tour Guide, James O’Keeffe, details a royal visit which links three of the city’s finest surviving buildings… Have you heard the phrase “queen’s weather” and wondered where it comes from? Well, it’s an … Read more…

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BLOG: John Richard Archer: The first ever British-born black mayor

In our latest blog, James O’Keeffe, who is one of our official City Halls Tour Guides, delves into the past of the first ever British-born black mayor of anywhere in the UK, John Richard Archer. He also looks to the future … Read more…

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BLOG: Liverpool Town Hall and the American Civil War

City Halls Tour Guide, James O’Keeffe, gives us a fascinating historic insight towards Liverpool Town Hall and the American Civil War… This beautifully decorative American Vase shaped Ewer in Liverpool Town Hall’s silver collection is a link to the American … Read more…

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