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Controversial colonial landmarks across LiverpoolAlbert Dock at night

Controversial colonial landmarks across Liverpool

Liverpool, the city we all love. Home to The Beatles, two Premier League football clubs, and the largest Lush in the world. Not so much a proud aspect of the city is its huge role in the transatlantic slave trade in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although the basis of Liverpool’s wealth and culture originates from this inexcusable trade, the now multicultural city has come far since. However, there are many landmarks across Liverpool that still subtly remind us of its dark foundations.

Posted on: 27 October 2021

Liverpool’s Talking Objects

Liverpool’s Talking Objects

Liverpool possess a maturity in acknowledging the city’s own legacy and history with the transatlantic slave trade. Central museums and galleries in Liverpool are leading initiatives to re-interpret the city’s past. But how can the objects residing in these museums tell their own stories?

Posted on: 26 October 2021