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Albion House – White Star and Blue Star Line HQ

Albion House – White Star and Blue Star Line HQ

Today, I popped down to Albion House, or the White Star Building, which was open 10am – 1pm to the public, to allow people to have a look around the before refurbishment place takes place as it transforms into a new apartment hotel. You can read about that here. Access was limited to one room, and there were plenty of…

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The Blue Funnel Association – Revisited.  Part 1

The Blue Funnel Association – Revisited. Part 1

The Blue Funnel Association meet up in Liverpool on the last Saturday of every month. I paid a visit last Saturday and talked to a few people about their time with the Blue Funnel and I’ll post them in a series of short videos. This is the first one. There’s an interesting video here from Michael Harrison featuring some of…

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HMS Liverpool

HMS Liverpool

Another short video from Liverpool Stories here. This time from 2012 and Liverpool’s namesake warship, HMS Liverpool as she arrives in the city for her last visit to the city before she is de-commissioned. Here’s some more information from Wikipedia

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Adventure Under Sail

Adventure Under Sail

This is a short video from the Liverpool Stories website about the charity ‘Adventure Under Sail‘ who exist to further people’s education through sail training. Filmed on a lovely sunny day on board the T. S. Pelican when the ship was visiting Liverpool.

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The Seamen’s Orphanage

The Seamen’s Orphanage

Here’s a short video featuring some aerial shots of the orphanage at Newsham Park. As you can see the building is in a poor state of repair but there is a team of volunteers who are hoping to do some restoration work on the building. You can find out more about this and the history of the orphanage here.

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St Nicholas / Pat Moran

St Nicholas / Pat Moran

listen to ‘St Nicholas / Pat Moran’ on Audioboo I came across this on the internet the other day. It’s a really nice sound piece made a couple of years ago, by the excellent Sound Artist Dan Fox as part of the Mythophones project. This is where ‘The public were invited to discover Liverpool’s ‘secret gardens’ and share their unknown…

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