On 5th October 2015 a PC Dave Phillips was killed by a car speeding off the motorway towards Wallasey. The news broke while we were having breakfast and it was shocking. It happened just down the road from where I live. It’s not every day that a police officer is killed here. In fact the last […]
A year ago the Liverpool Irish Festival was revamped into a contemporary exploration of Irish culture. What does that really mean? Well, and this is the part that makes everyone go “Huh?”, they had Irish hip-hop this year. Irish. Hip. Hop. Yup. Two guys, two mics and a DJ dropping a beat. Best gig of […]
6 weeks ago Cunard and Cruise Liverpool opened ‘One Magnificent City’. 6 weeks of events including Light Night, Look/15, and of course 3 Queens. The summer events came to a conclusion this weekend with a Very Big Catwalk. The aim was to beat the Guinness World Record for ‘Most Models on a Catwalk’ and they did […]
The second day of the 3 Queens event in Liverpool saw the arrival of Cunard liner Queen Mary 2 (QM2). There was street theatre to entertain the crowds during the day and the evening saw the stunning projection ‘Amazing Graces’ on the three graces followed by fireworks over the river.
Saturday was the build up day for 3 Queens. Street theatre warmed up the waterfront and there was a stunning display called ‘Amazing Graces‘ by The Colour Project. It featured photographs of everyday people and a narration by Hope St. QM2 arrives on Sunday. ‘Amazing Graces’ will be repeated at 10pm followed by mid-river fireworks at […]
Jack Frost and a bunch of his spritely sprites turned on the Christmas lights in Liverpool last week. The event started with Jack leading his sprites to the tree where they stole his staff. He was able to use his magic to get it back, turned the lights on and made it snow. Afterwards there […]