St George’s Hall Now Open Every Day

and now has more exhibition space. The Dickens gallery is downstairs near the cells.

Hall open all hours
St George’s Hall Heritage Centre which has recently received a £23 million refurbishment is now open seven days a week all year round (except Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day).

Anyone can now call in and view the building and its numerous exhibits for free from 10am till 5pm Monday to Sunday, but we recommend that people allow at least 45 minutes to fully explore and appreciate such a fantastic attraction.

Alan Smith, St George’s Hall manager, said: “We have reviewed all our activities and publicity to try and be as customer friendly as possible.

“People were asking us to stay open seven days a week so they could bring more visitors to see us. Now everyone can come and see this magnificent attraction every day – have a look around and stay for a coffee and a cake!”

Events at St George’s Hall

Every Thursday we offer a varied programme of lunchtime talks in the Learning Room, on the third floor of the Heritage Centre, delivered by a range of speakers including Steve Binns MBE, local historians and Blue or Green Badge Guides. These talks are free of charge and extremely popular with places limited, for further information or for tickets please contact us on 0151 225 6909.

Anthony Brown’s In Their Lives
Thursday 21st August – Thursday 28th August 2008
Location: Inner Entrance Hall

Local Artist Anthony Brown will unveil his latest portraits in a truly unique celebration of the greatest cultural icons of the modern age; John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison & Ringo Starr. These mixed media works comprise every aspect of the life and work of these four individuals, utilising a collection of newspaper, photographs, memorabilia, reproductions, certificates, song lyrics and magazines from across 45 years, crafted as foundation for four visionary oil paintings – a harmony between traditional technique and the revolutionary new.

From Scandinavia to Liverpool
18th August – 19th September 2008.
Location: The Dickens Gallery

From Scandinavia to Liverpool is an exhibition combining the work of local schools in Liverpool produced as part of the Scandinavian Heritage and Church project between May 2007 and July 2008, and a photographic exhibition about Scandinavian Migration, Culture and Community in Liverpool.

St George’s Hall and I
23rd September – 31st October
Location: The Dickens Gallery

An exhibition containing images and memories of the special relationship built up over time between the people who have visited the Hall and the building itself. The display represents the start of an archive for St George’s Hall and the beginning of the next phase in the buildings history.

Liverpool Giant comes to St George’s Hall
July 2008 – January 2009
Location: Inner Entrance Hall
Jude is visiting the Heritage Centre, see her on display and make the acquaintance of the star of last year’s pageant.

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