Eid celebrations take place in Warrington

Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Maureen Creaghan, wishes Warrington’s Muslim community a happy Eid al-Adha. On Wednesday 21 July, Muslims from across Warrington will celebrate with outdoor prayer at Victoria Park to mark Eid al-Adha. This year is the first time prayer has taken place in an open space, replacing normal Eid prayer at the Warrington Islamic […]

Manchester Culture Awards – nomination deadline extended!

Manchester Culture Awards 2021 graphic The deadline to make a nomination for this year’s Manchester Culture Awards has been extended by a week following requests from cultural organisations and others for more time. It’s been two years since the awards were last held after they were cancelled due to Covid in 2020, and nominations have […]

Pride Quarter Indoor Festival Line Up announced

Last month the city’s LGBT+ venues came together to launch a new look for the city’s LGBT+ Quarter – Liverpool’s ‘Pride Quarter’. Now, working in partnership with LCR Pride Foundation they are set to mark the weekend that would have been Pride in Liverpool with a huge indoor festival taking place over 13 venues. The […]

Celebrating Eid al-Adha Safely

As we approach Eid al-Adha, we would like to take this opportunity to thank our Muslim communities who have made sacrifices during the pandemic whilst adhering to the Covid-19 restrictions; we understand that it has been a difficult and challenging time. Eid al-Adha is an important date in the Islamic calendar and each year, Rusholme […]

Saints homecoming parade

Following victory for both the men’s and women’s Saints teams in the Challenge Cup, an open-top bus homecoming parade has been planned for Monday 19 July to celebrate their achievements. The parade will see two buses pass through several locations around the borough, starting at 6pm. The route can be found below.   From Monday 19 […]

It’s coming home on Sunday: Let’s all make sure we travel home safely too

Merseyside Police and partners are asking the public to help ensure celebrations for the Euro 2020 final go smoothly and safely for everyone.  If people are going out to watch the game, we’re asking people to plan their journeys carefully in advance due to a limited Sunday travel service, and to respect Covid rules both […]

GET IT LOUD IN LIBRARIES PRESENT PORRIDGE RADIO

There will be live music at Widnes Library when Get It Loud in Libraries present Porridge Radio on Sunday 18 July at 2.30pm as part of the Celebrate Halton – Borough of Culture 2021 celebrations. Porridge Radio are a British indie rock band, originating from Brighton. They were listed among The Guardian’s top 40 new […]

Liverpool celebrates a Queer Summer

Shining a spotlight on Liverpool’s LGBTQIA culture and community, Homotopia launches Liverpool’s Queer Summer to celebrate and amplify the work and events of creatives and organisations across the city. Running throughout July and August, the campaign comes amid a rise of homophobic attacks in Liverpool city centre and the cancellation of Pride and other LGBTQIA […]

Pandemic community spirit celebrated in Liverpool’s photography exhibition

Liverpool’s unrivalled community spirit during the pandemic will be celebrated as part of a new photography exhibition. ‘Covid-19: Liverpool’s Journey’, which launched on Friday 25th June at Liverpool ONE, will showcase the heroic efforts of local frontline workers, the dedication of volunteers and the impressive roll-out of mass testing and vaccinations across the city. From […]

Force celebrates 60 years of police rugby in Merseyside!

Merseyside Police Rugby Union Football Club (MPRUFC) are this year celebrating 60 (continuous) years of rugby! Records suggest that the club actually dates back to the 1930s, however it is officially acknowledged that it wasn’t until April 1960, post WWII and then the club folding in the 50s, that it was re-established on a regular […]