Posts by Ann-Marie
15 April 2016 by Ann-Marie
Katie Roberts, Head of Events, talks about the importance of creativity and passion in her role at National Museums Liverpool.
Katie Roberts leads a team of 50 staff, who deliver approximately 250 events a year, with private dining and Christmas celebrations showcasing the events portfolio. As well as delivering intimate events including private views and drink receptions, Katie and her team co-ordinate and promote the stunning spaces for corporate and private hire within six iconic venues at National Museums Liverpool. Read more…
6 April 2016 by Ann-Marie
The opening of Liverpool’s world famous Grand National meeting at Aintree Racecourse is just hours away. The three day festival starts tomorrow with the Grand Opening Day, so time is running out if you haven’t completed your outfit. To help you, we’ve put together a last minute shopping guide for those essential accessories to help racegoers compete in the style stakes, and stand out in those well dressed crowds. Read more…
18 March 2016 by Ann-Marie
National Museums Liverpool offers an inspiring day out, full of hands-on fun and cultural activities. Across its eight museums and galleries you’ll find collections that rank among the most varied and important in Europe, filled with thousands of rare objects and spectacular displays.
What you may not realise is these fabulous venues are also available to hire for a host of corporate events, ranging from conferences to private dining, drinks receptions and product launches.
The museums are the perfect event solution, providing a range of facilities surrounded by interesting objects and stunning art, stimulating minds and creative ideas. We’re a real alternative to the usual conference or event space. Read more…
11 March 2016 by Ann-Marie
It’s British Pie Week this week and we are joining in the celebration of the humble pie in our cafes at National Museums Liverpool. It is not just a staple dish eaten around the world but has become a national dish that embodies all things heart-warming about great comfort food.
Some of our favourite pie facts include:
1. Pies originated in Egypt Read more…
10 March 2016 by Ann-Marie
Make the most of your visit to the ‘Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion‘ exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery with one of our new audio tours. Narrated by the exhibition curator, Christopher Newall, the audio tour will lead you through this stunning exhibition, to discover more about each of the Pre-Raphaelite paintings, the artists and their connections with Liverpool. Read more…
23 February 2016 by Ann-Marie
We love Global Scouse Day at National Museums Liverpool. It’s a great opportunity to highlight the fabulous home-made Scouse that is enjoyed in our Museums, and the people that create our tasty version of this local culinary tradition. James Behan, Sous Chef at National Museums Liverpool, is a Scouse enthusiast and ambassador although technically an honorary Scouser as he was born down South.
When he was growing up in London, he recalls the food from his childhood was more likely to be pie and mash or jellied eels! He told us;
“Before moving to Liverpool I thought the word ‘Scouse’ only referred to an accent rather than food! Read more…