St Georges Quarter News

Punch and Judy come ‘home’ for St George’s Festival

Punch and Judy is returning to it’s ‘spiritual home’ in more than 20 years for Liverpool’s St George’s Festival.

The Victorian puppet show is to be one of the star attractions of the three day festival later this month (April 24-26), entertaining families in St Johns Garden’s just yards from where it was first performed in Liverpool by St George’s Hall […]

Monday, 20 April 2015|Comments Off

WWI Commemoration Weekend to be held in Liverpool

This September the city will be taken back in time to 1914 for the Merseyside First World War Commemoration, a special weekend programme of events to mark the 100 year anniversary since Britain entered in to the First World War, brought by The First World War Commemoration Task Group from Fri 12 – Sun 14 September.

The programme of events will […]

Monday, 18 August 2014|Comments Off

Your city needs you

The team behind the UK’s biggest street theatre spectacular taking place in Liverpool are looking to recruit an army of volunteers. 

Preparations are well underway for Memories of August 1914, which will be this year’s national flagship cultural event – marking a centenary since the outbreak of the First World War.

The event will see the return of the Little Girl Giant and […]

Thursday, 6 March 2014|Comments Off

Liverpool to dance for St George

Liverpool to stage second St George’s Day Festival on Sunday, 27 April

City to celebrate festivities with International Dance Day

FREE event to promote city’s historic St George’s Quarter with TV star Mike the Knight in attendance

Liverpool is to putting on its dancing shoes for a spectacular St George’s Day Festival on Sunday, 27 April.

Now in its second year, the festival will kick off a jam […]

Wednesday, 5 March 2014|Comments Off

The Charlatans join festival line-up

ONE of the UK’s seminal rock bands has joined the Liverpool International Music Festival line-up.

The Charlatans, who have notched up 11 studio albums – including three number one albums – and had 17 hits in the UK’s singles chart, will play a very special gig in St George’s Hall on Monday 26 August.

The band is playing select venues in 2013 […]

Monday, 29 July 2013|Comments Off

Bandstand to put the beat in city’s summer

The Liverpool Bandstand in Williamson Square is set to host another season in the sun.

Open Culture is once again signing up musicians, singers, choirs, bands and performers of all ages and genres to perform on the bandstand.

The programme in Williamson Square will run 12.30pm-6pm from Thursday to Saturday from August 8 to August 31, including Bank Holiday Monday, August 26.

The Cavern are programming […]

Monday, 22 July 2013|Comments Off

Murder at St George’s Hall!

Grand Hall to host massive murder mystery event based on real historic Liverpool cases
Liverpool’s Lovehistory and St George’s Hall are delighted to announce what is possibly the biggest murder mystery event in the UK (and most definitely to have been seen in Liverpool)! With 250 guests and taking place in the magnificent and atmospheric surroundings of the Great Hall itself, rather […]

Thursday, 11 July 2013|Comments Off

Hillsborough memorials for the 96

LIVERPOOL will mark the 24th anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy with two permanent memorials to the 96 people who lost their lives.

Families of the victims will come together in the city centre on Sunday 14th April, the day before the anniversary, for two special ceremonies, which will dedicate a special clock which has been installed atLiverpool Town Hall and a memorial monument which has been erected […]

Thursday, 11 April 2013|Comments Off


Liverpool to stage first St George’s Day Festival on Sunday, April 21
Dragons, medieval fun, and TV star Mike the Knight in attendance
FREE event to promote city’s historic St George’s Quarter
Day organised by NML, St George’s Hall, City Central BID, Royal Court, Holiday Inn and St Johns Shopping Centre


Liverpool is to stage its first St George’s Day Festival on Sunday, April 21.

The day long event will […]

Monday, 4 March 2013|Comments Off