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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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Liverpool’s Lord Mayor to make history – again!

Liverpool’s first black Lord Mayor has been reappointed for another year as the city’s first citizen. Councillor Anna Rothery’s town hall position will be formally endorsed at a meeting of the city council’s cabinet tomorrow (Friday, 19 June). Councillor Rothery’s … 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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Lest we forget: Remembrance Sunday in Liverpool

LIVERPOOL will fall silent on Sunday 10 November when the Annual Service of Remembrance takes place at St George’s Hall. In what is one of the largest events of its kind in the country, Lord Mayor of Liverpool Cllr Anna … Read more…

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Decking the City’s Halls

It’s only October, but two of Liverpool’s iconic buildings are already getting into the festive spirit. St George’s Hall and Liverpool Town Hall have unveiled their exciting Christmas programmes which aim to entertain the whole family. At St George’s Hall … Read more…

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Flying the flag for Armed Forces Week

Liverpool will officially be flying the flag for Armed Forces Day from Monday 24 June. Monday marks the start of Armed Forces Week and, as is now traditional, the Armed Forces Day flag will be flown from the Town Hall. … Read more…

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Mandela Prints Gifted to the City

Liverpool City Council and the Mandela8 group have been gifted limited edition artwork by Nelson Mandela’s daughter. Mandela8 was established in 2013 after Nelson Mandela’s passing to establish a permanent memorial and educational programme as a fitting legacy.  The memorial … Read more…

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Gala Concert for the Lord Mayor’s Charity

Date: Saturday 12th May 2018 Time: 7:30 pm – 10:00pm (doors open 6.30pm) Venue: Concert Room, St George’s Hall Tickets: £16.50 including administration fee Join us for an evening of gala entertainment in the glittering surroundings of St George’s Hall’s Concert … Read more…

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BBC Radio Merseyside’s Freedom of the City award

BBC Radio Merseyside’s 50 years of broadcasting was celebrated in a special show last night involving some of the city’s best-known talent and included the presentation of the Freedom of the City award, Liverpool’s highest civic honour. Frank Cottrell Boyce … Read more…

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