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18 of The Most Influential People from Liverpool

Beryl Bainbridge

Merseyside has been home to some of the most successful and influential people to have ever lived, so we thought we would honour them by taking a look back at some of the best. From amazing writers to political figures and talented sports star, our city has always produced a …

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300 Days of Celebrating the Bluecoat’s 300th Birthday

In 2017 the city will be celebrating the 300th birthday of Bluecoat, Liverpool’s oldest city centre building and the UK’s very first dedicated art centre. In honour of this great achievement, curator Bryan Briggs has disclosed details for a 300-day birthday celebration. An exciting programme set to include one exhibition, …

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The Origins Behind Liverpool’s Place-names

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Have you ever wondered about the inspiration behind your area’s place-name? Wonder no more. We are taking a look back at the origins of the city’s names, so you can learn a little bit more about the path under your feet. Aigburth Aigburth is an Anglo-Saxon place-name that translates as …

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