Author: Jess Molyneux

Landmarks illuminate to celebrate Liverpool Pride

Set to shine a light on diversity, over 30 buildings across the city will be embellished in rainbow colours, in the run-up to this years Liverpool Pride Festival. Starting today (20 July), multiple iconic buildings such as St George’s Hall, Liverpool Central Library, The Bluecoat and Liverpool Everyman Theatre will light up to raise awareness of LGBT+ hate crimes, and present Liverpool as a visibly supportive LGBT+ city. With more partners on-board supporting the return of the ‘Come Out of the Shadows’ campaign, Liverpool is guaranteed to come alive with the colours of pride, which will run until Sunday...

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200 colourful umbrellas have been suspended in Church Alley – and here’s why

A unique art installation has appeared in Liverpool, creating a spectrum of colour through Church Alley, towards the Bluecoat Art Gallery. The brightly coloured brollies have been snapped as a popular post for many on social media recently, leading locals to want to know all about the striking display. ‘The Umbrella Project’ features 200 umbrellas in an array of vibrant colours, in order to raise awareness of Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), which affects around half a million children in the UK. Organised by the Liverpool-based ADHD Foundation, the event is set to continue through to August, encouraging...

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Bounce back from your library all-nighters at Liverpool’s first trampoline park

As students, we are constantly gearing ourselves towards the next chapter, whether it’s a Masters degree, or that first step towards your dream career; do you ever wish that you could rewind back to your childhood? Well now you can let your inner child spring into action at Liverpool’s first trampoline park. Opened in 2016, Spring City is quickly becoming one of the cities most popular and talked about attractions. Located in Brunswick Dock near the Century Building on the waterfront, the transformed warehouse offers access to around 100 trampolines. The main trampoline area plays host to 49 flat bed...

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Cocktail Club to be hosted by the Guild

Ever fancied yourself as a James Bond or Carrie Bradshaw? Well now you can embody your inner cocktail-loving self at affordable student prices. We’re at that point in the semester where deadlines are looming and exams are fast approaching; so why not get in to the summer spirit with some pre-studying spirits? Transforming the Courtyard into an exclusive Cocktail Club, The Guild is offering a choice of 8 classic cocktails over four days, and best of all – they’re only £4 each. From the 2nd to the 5th May, kicking off at 4pm, you can grab some much loved cocktail favourites,...

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What’s On: St. Patrick’s Day 2017

Grab a Guinness and sport some shamrock as Liverpool gears up for St. Paddy’s day festivities. Celebrated annually on 17th March, St. Patrick’s Day is the cultural celebration of the patron saint of Ireland, St Patrick, and is a majorly popular event to be a part of in Liverpool. With historical ties to the Emerald Isle, and many scousers having Irish ancestry, the city centre is expected to be packed with locals, students and tourists heading to multiple events. If you’re interested in Liverpool’s celebrations, why not work your way down to the city centre, as the second annual...

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