All posts tagged ‘toxteth

A little Biennial walk

Events 21 Sep 16

It’s the Liverpool Biennial year. Unfortunately due to the loss of my dad I haven’t had the time to dedicate an entire day to walking the full Biennial trail. I’ve caught bits and pieces over the past few months like the dancing inanimate objects at the random apartment in One Park West, which while technically […]

Prince Charles enjoying a beer in Liverpool

Events 22 Jan 13

After officially opening The Florrie in Dingle, Prince Charles went for a beer. He was standing outside waiting for his car when someone from the Wellington Vault pub shouted “Come and have a pint!” and he did. I’d just spent an hour photographing children curtsying, people in their Sunday best, a proper formal event to […]

Obama party in Toxteth

Black-and-White, Events 21 Jan 13

Four years ago I spent the evening in Toxteth documenting a party in honour of President Obama’s¬†inauguration. In a very tightly packed room people from the Toxteth community showed their support of the newly elected President. It was an emotionally charged event with people of all ages cheering, clapping and being a part of an […]

The Florrie

Architecture, Uncategorized 6 Mar 12

The Florence Institute. This is a stunning building grade II listed building in Toxteth. The Florrie used to be a community centre which opened in 1889 and for 90 years it served the community. Unfortunately due to an arson it closed. Thankfully it has been restored and is due to open in the next few […]

Outside the city

Uncategorized 10 Jan 11

Sometimes Liverpool city centre feels like a bubble. Stepping outside that bubble can be a bit of a shock. This isn’t because I’ve lived in a city centre all my life. I used to live in west Wirral in an industry standard middle class area. 2 cars, few kids, plenty of grey Vauxhalls and such. […]