Author Archive: CommonAsh

BLOG: A Royal Visit

In his latest blog, Official City Halls Tour Guide, James O’Keeffe, details a royal visit which links three of the city’s finest surviving buildings… Have you heard the phrase “queen’s weather” and wondered where it comes from? Well, it’s an … Read more…

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BLOG: CHARLES DICKENS AND ST GEORGE’S HALL, PART 3

Charles Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) This year, 2020, marks the 150th anniversary of the death of one of Britain’s most famous authors: Charles John Huffam Dickens. Born in Portsmouth on 7 February 1812, Dickens moved to Chatham … Read more…

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BLOG: Charles Dickens and St George’s Hall, Part 2

Charles Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) This year, 2020, marks the 150th anniversary of the death of one of Britain’s most famous authors: Charles John Huffam Dickens. Born in Portsmouth on 7 February 1812, Dickens moved to Chatham … Read more…

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BLOG: Charles Dickens and St George’s Hall, Part 1

Charles Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) This year, 2020, marks the 150thanniversary of the death of one of Britain’s most famous authors: Charles John Huffam Dickens. Born in Portsmouth on 7 February 1812, Dickens moved to Chatham … Read more…

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St George’s Quarter set for Liverpool Passion Play

Crosby-based Christian Community Theatre Company, In Another Place, are to produce the first large outdoor Passion play to take place in Liverpool City Centre on Good Friday 2020 (Friday 10 April) when they perform in St George’s Quarter. In Another … Read more…

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Liverpool Remembers Road Traffic Victims

The names of people from Merseyside and beyond who lost their lives in road crashes will be read aloud as part of a special service of remembrance in Liverpool this weekend. Sunday 17 November marks the World Day of Remembrance … Read more…

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Lest we forget: Remembrance Sunday in Liverpool

LIVERPOOL will fall silent on Sunday 10 November when the Annual Service of Remembrance takes place at St George’s Hall. In what is one of the largest events of its kind in the country, Lord Mayor of Liverpool Cllr Anna … Read more…

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Decking the City’s Halls

It’s only October, but two of Liverpool’s iconic buildings are already getting into the festive spirit. St George’s Hall and Liverpool Town Hall have unveiled their exciting Christmas programmes which aim to entertain the whole family. At St George’s Hall … Read more…

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History-making Marriage on the Mintons

History will be made in Liverpool’s St George’s Hall on Monday 19 August when, for the first time ever, there will be a marriage on the Minton tiles. Jennifer McPartland and Stephen Gough are set to tie the knot on … Read more…

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Married on the Mintons

Dust off your morning suit and get ready to buy a fancy hat, because Liverpool St George’s Hall is about to make matrimonial history with a first-ever marriage on the iconic Minton tiled floor. The team at St George’s have … Read more…

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