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What’s your Smithdown story?

4 September 2009 by Lucy

If you were ever a student in Liverpool like me, chances are Smithdown Road was the cornerstone of your life…for three years at least. The student population from the city’s three universities have always taken it into their hearts, for its diversity, quirkiness and array of pubs! Some of you may have even attempted ‘The Smithdown 10’, finishing up at The ‘Big Yellow’ Brookhouse pub, before stumbling back to Halls with a takeaway from Zains.

However, it’s not just students who love Smithdown. Believe it or not, Smithdown is a bit of a mainstay in these here parts, and even has a mention in the Domesday Book! So, the history of the area really does hold some uncovered secrets, which curators hope to unearth and reveal in a special exhibition to go on display in the new Museum of Liverpool. Read more…

We Love Liverpool

13 August 2009 by Lisa

A section of The Liverpool Cityscape.

Send us your memories about Liverpool!

Here at the Walker Art Gallery, in partnership with the University of Liverpool, we are launching an exciting new programme of adult and family events inspired by Ben Johnson’s ‘Liverpool Cityscape.’

Join us for cultural walks around the city or bring your little artists to Big Art and try out making collages inspired by this impressive panorama. Like all our events and exhibitions, it is all free!

We’d also like to hear about your memories, views and opinions of Liverpool past and present in our event; ‘We Love Liverpool’ taking place at the Walker.  All of the comments we get from you will be recorded to form a living history of the Liverpool. Read more…

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