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  • The Beatles in Liverpool – Part 2

    Posted on March 20, 2019 by in Best of Liverpool

    Maybe the easiest and cheapest of all were the early rock’n’roll and rhythm and blues records that reminded them of the good old days in New York. They would make quite a mark in Liverpool. back home when a beat boon arose based on the sounds from the other side of the Atlantic.  Skiffle groups, […]

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  • The Beatles in Liverpool – Part 1

    Posted on January 11, 2019 by in Best of Liverpool

    Even in the 1980’s, a tourist making their way around Liverpool may not have even realised they were walking around in the city that gave us John, Paul, George, and Ringo: better known as The Beatles. In 1984, however, a museum by the name of Beatle City launched on Seal Street. That museum held the […]

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  • The Overview of Poetry in Liverpool

    Posted on August 27, 2018 by in Best of Liverpool

    Liverpool is a typical industrial city with many of its population being migrants who have arrived over the last 150 years from the British Isles and other parts of the globe. This transient environment has produced many writers and poets who have shared the adventures and stories that have emanated from the city. There is […]

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  • Poets from Liverpool

    Posted on August 13, 2018 by in Best of Liverpool

    Liverpool has been home to many poets and writers. This was particularly true through the 1960s, when a group of poets formed the “Liverpool Poets”. They would organize meetings and were influenced by the 1950s “beat poetry” which originated from the States. These poets used lyrics that were often used in music that was emanating […]

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  • The Other Sports of Liverpool

    Posted on August 2, 2018 by in Best of Liverpool

    Liverpool is famed for association football and the two premier league teams, Everton and Liverpool, who play in the Premier League. However this is not the only sport that is played in the city and Liverpool is home to many other events that receive international attention. Each April Aintree Racecourse hosts the Grand National which […]

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  • Tourists Visiting Liverpool

    Posted on July 26, 2018 by in Best of Liverpool

    As Liverpool has emerged into the 21st century, it has changed its industrial base dramatically. The area was famed for its rapid growth as a result of the city’s development as a port, but as the port’s popularity declined, so did the amount of jobs that were provided by it. Today Liverpool has to use […]

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  • Music in Liverpool in the 1960s

    Posted on July 12, 2018 by in Best of Liverpool

    The 1960s saw a revolution in youth culture in Europe and America. The end of the Second World War triggered a desire of many young people to make the most of their freedom which caused many to perish in the fights. The 1950s was a decade that saw many towns and cities being rebuilt, and […]

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  • Liverpool’s Inner-City Problems of the 1980s

    Posted on June 15, 2018 by in Best of Liverpool

    Liverpool was not the only city that experienced inner city problems in the early 1980s. Many cities in the United Kingdom at this time were being affected by deindustrialization and the hardships that were being suffered by the local communities. Deindustrialization happened when the original older industries closed down. They were unable to survive was […]

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  • Hillsborough 1989

    Posted on June 14, 2018 by in Best of Liverpool

    Many of the players and officials who had been present at Heysel in 1985 were still part of Liverpool football club when they went to play their FA cup semi-final game against Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield on 15th April 1989. 5 minutes into the game and it was abandoned as the crowd […]

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  • Heysel Stadium Disaster 1985

    Posted on June 3, 2018 by in Best of Liverpool

    Liverpool is one of the most successful football club in the country domestically, and they have matched this with their performances in Europe. They have won the European Cup and Champions league 5 times, the UEFA cup 3 times and on 3 occasions they have been successful in the European Super Cup. However, their appearance […]

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