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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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WATCH: Roll of Honour additions service 2020

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: 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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Liverpool residents urged to remember the fallen from home

People are being urged to go online this Remembrance Sunday to pay their respects to those brave men and women who have fought for their country. Due to the ongoing health pandemic, this year’s annual Service of Remembrance will take … Read more…

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Statement: Service of Remembrance 2020

This year, the decision has been made to hold a virtual Service of Remembrance which will be streamed online on Sunday 8 November 2020. There will be no public gathering on this day and anyone who would like to lay … 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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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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