Liverpool gets ready for The First Dance

The first nightclub event to take place in the UK in more than a year is coming to Liverpool on Friday 30 April and Saturday 1 May. Legendary club night Circus will be hosting The First Dance as part of the national Events Research programme (ERP) which will see 6,000 clubbers across two nights take over Bramley-Moore […]

Welcome Back! Manchester celebrates as people flock back to city centre

A week on from the national easing of lockdown and latest figures show Manchester’s businesses have welcomed back visitors in their thousands as the hospitality industry and shops reopened last Monday for the first time since Christmas. The City Council has been working closely with CityCo, Manchester Business Improvement District, and the city’s businesses throughout […]

Music festival heads to Sefton park as part of national events pilot

Sefton Park is to play host to a brand new music festival as part of the national Events Research Programme (ERP). Sefton Park Pilot will take over a small area of the Grade 1 listed historic park on Sunday 2 May, with one of the hottest indie bands of the moment taking to the stage. On […]

Tickets on sale for Liverpool’s first pilot event

Tickets are now on sale for Liverpool’s first pilot event which forms part of a national Events Research Programme (ERP). The Luna Cinema on the Waterfront will see a non-socially distanced open-air cinema experience brought to a hidden location tucked away along the waterfront, near Exhibition Centre Liverpool. Across three nights, the country’s leading producer […]

Cheshire Constabulary urges residents to stay safe ahead of further coronavirus restrictions

Cheshire Constabulary is urging residents to stay safe ahead of further relaxation of coronavirus restrictions next week. From Monday 12 April, England will move into Step Two of the Government’s roadmap which will see the reopening of businesses such as non-essential shops, hairdressers, beauty salons and outdoor hospitality. This means that cafés, pubs and restaurants […]

Liverpool-based production tops Netflix charts

Liverpool-based production The Irregulars has topped the Netflix charts in its premiere week of worldwide streaming. The highly anticipated supernatural Sherlockian spin-off is set in Victorian London, but the majority of filming took place across the Liverpool City Region. Liverpool’s picturesque Georgian Quarter has been immortalised as the iconic 221B Baker Street, with Croxteth Hall, St George’s Hall, Liverpool […]

BLOG: Sherlocks of Liverpool

Pictured: Actors who have played Sherlock Holmes in productions filmed in Liverpool: (From Left to Right) James Bragington, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey Jr, Henry Lloyd-Hughes. For the last couple of years, Ollie Cooke has worked as a Marketing Officer in the Liverpool Film Office, based at Liverpool City Council. He gives us a deeper look […]


Continuing the tradition of Halton being a popular destination for filming everything from soap to gritty drama, a new Netflix drama is coming to film on and around the Silver Jubilee Bridge. Stay Close, stars Eddie Izzard, James Nesbitt and Sarah Parish among other top talent. The bridge, which may be closed for up to […]

Disney staycation cruise to sail from Liverpool

Disney Magic has announced it is to offer a staycation sailing from Liverpool this summer. The cruise ship plans to sail mostly two and three night voyages, as well as limited four night sailings round-trip from Liverpool, London Tilbury and Newcastle. “Our teams are bringing tremendous ingenuity and fun to these new cruises, tailoring them […]

Former car park shows the way for town centre regeneration

St Helens Borough Council is asking town centre businesses to have their say and get involved in the future use of the Chalon Way car park site. The demolition of the car park in St Helens Town Centre is well underway, with an estimated phased completion date of June. Demolition of the eye-sore car park […]