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The Oldest Buildings in Liverpool

Croxteth-Hall

Liverpool offers more listed building than any other UK city outside of London. Our historic architecture is a symbol of our past and an essential part of our city’s future. Thanks to the many remarkable buildings that define our landscape, Liverpool has become popular for various movie productions, with our …

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16 Historic Liverpool Moments Captured on Camera

Evacuation of Liverpool Children

Liverpool has a rich and varied history – yet so many landmark moments have failed to be captured on film. We have therefore chosen to look at many moments that have been caught on camera, which have gone on to define the city’s culture and history. 1. RMS Lusitania’s Maiden Voyage source: www.seaviewcruises.co.uk …

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10 People You Didn’t Know are from Liverpool

Peter Serafinowicz

Liverpool has more than its fair share of famous alumni. We are leading exporters of popular entertainers and talented footballers – and everyone has heard of John Lennon, Cilla Black and Wayne Rooney. Much of our musical and artistic reputation can be traced to the 60s, when visiting US poet …

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Irish Pioneers Who Shaped Liverpool

Everyone knows Liverpool has deep rooted connections to Ireland. Since the Irish Rebellion in 1798 and the Great Famine in the 1840’s, Irish men and women have been migrating to the Merseyside city. Nowadays, the influx of Irish people coming to Liverpool is primarily in the form of University students …

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10 Scouse Influences Across the World

scouse

  Whether we’re a red or a blue, us Liverpudlians all have one thing we can all agree on… we are all extremely proud of the city we come from. Clearly, the love for Liverpool doesn’t stop when you get over the Mersey as we were named the European Capital …

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18 Historic Photos of the Liverpool Waterfront

Three Graces

Our UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most visited locations in the city today, owing much of its success to the historic trade along the waterfront. The Pier Head is also complemented by the radiant views of the River Mersey, which make for a beautiful experience on an iconic Mersey ferry. …

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32 Photos to Show How Liverpool has Changed

Royal-Liver-Building

With a population of 467,995, Liverpool is the seventh largest city in the UK. It is home to two cathedrals, two premier league football clubs, one of the most successful bands to walk this earth and much more. Through photographs, we take a look at some of Liverpool’s defining moments …

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The Shipwrecks of Merseyside

Royal-Iris

Many people may not realise, but the Mersey coastline features centuries of shipwrecks. Whilst some vessels are far beyond repair, there are other ships that can still be saved. Many, however, have since been removed, after being abandoned to rust and rot. With news that the beloved ferry Royal Iris has …

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The Lost Landmarks of Liverpool

St-George's-Place

No-one can deny that Liverpool is home to some remarkable buildings. The city’s architecture is a symbol of our extensive history, which defines our landscape. Sadly, there are some buildings that were destroyed and demolished over the years. For this reason, we are taking a look back at the lost …

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