Author: Holly Benning

Help the Homeless Society Sandwich Collection

The University of Liverpool’s Help the Homeless Society is searching for volunteers to help with their weekly sandwich collection. This is a perfect way to get involved with helping those in need and supporting the society with all their work. It’s simple and easy, only taking up to 30 minutes or even less out of your day. Liverpool Guild of Students has collections Wednesday, Thursday and Friday every week. The collection involves picking up sandwiches from the Guild shop at 5:15pm and taking them to the Whitechapel Centre. To sign up, use the link here and remember to include your phone...

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Making a Murderer is coming to Liverpool

Brendan Dassey’s famous lawyers, Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin, are coming to Liverpool to give fans the opportunity to ask questions and discuss Brendan’s false confession. The tour talks about false confessions, interrogation tactics and specifically the wrongful conviction of Brendan Dassey that features in Making a Murderer. Netflix series Making a Murderer shocked audiences back in 2015 following the story of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey. The second series has recently been released, picking up from where the series ended. A large part of the second series focuses on Brendan Dassey’s lawyers, Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin, fighting...

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St. George’s Hall Christmas Cinema

This year there will be a pop-up cinema in St. George’s Hall showing all the festive favourites of the season. The winter screenings will be put on by The Luna Cinema, the UK’s leading outdoor cinema company. The perfect way to start getting in the Christmas spirit and staying cosy as the days get a little colder. Classic films including Home Alone, Elf, The Muppet Christmas Carol and Nightmare Before Christmas will be shown from the 19th December. Other Christmas themed movies like Love Actually, It’s A Wonderful Life and The Holiday will feature in the festivities. The massively successful The Greatest Showman...

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Black Friday 2018

Black Friday is back. Mark your calendars and diaries, on the 23rd November the famous day returns with a whole host of deals. Originally a US-only event, the UK quickly jumped on the bandwagon before it became a world wide shopping date featuring some of the biggest retailers around, including Argos, Amazon and John Lewis. With Christmas only round the corner, shoppers are getting ready for the biggest shopping day of the year. And one of the UK’s biggest retailers, Boots, will be once again joining in on the fun. It is predicted popular brands like No.7, Soap and...

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CAN Waterloo – Zero Plastic Vegan Cafe

CAN Waterloo is believed to be Liverpool’s very first 100% plastic free vegan cafe/bar. Co-owners Ryan and Louise King were inspired to open the bar/cafe due to the lack of food venues that offered completely vegan menus. CAN Waterloo’s eco-friendly attitude and vegan approach makes for a perfect guilt-free meal everyone can enjoy. The menu regularly changes according to the seasons, and the cafe only sources from local and independent suppliers in the city. As the name promises, only cans are used so expect lots of canned cocktails and beers that taste just as good. The entire restaurant is recycled...

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