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King’s Regiment First World War Family History Day

Museum of Liverpool Saturday September 28, 10am–4pm On Saturday September 28th I’m going to be attending the King’s Regiment First World War Family History Day at the Museum of Liverpool. This is a free family history event to help people with … Continue reading

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Waterstone’s Classics: A Chance to Dip into Literature on your Lunch Hour

Waterstone’s Liverpool One organizes a series of free talks by academics from the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University and Edge Hill University on Wednesdays from 1-2 pm. It’s a great chance to dip into a work you’ve always been curious about … Continue reading

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Seeing Liverpool through Herman Melville’s Eyes: Google Earth Map of Victorian Liverpool

Most people have experienced entering a foreign city for the first time– it’s those first moments when your senses are most perceptive. Struck by the new sights and smells, the architecture and the customs, the strange and extraordinary aspects of the city emerge. … Continue reading

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Talks on Scrimshaw and Herman Melville in Liverpool Free talks on scrimshaw and on Herman Melville’s time in Liverpool are featured on the Moby Dick on the Mersey website. These are part of the marathon reading weekend May 4th-6th.

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Book Launch: The Drowning of Arthur Braxton

The Drowning of Arthur Braxton is the fifth novel by Wirral-based writer Caroline Smailes. The Liverpool launch of the novel will take place at 126 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, on Tuesday April 9th, beginning at 6.30. Caroline will read from the … Continue reading

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History of Wine: Public Lecture in Liverpool 6 December 2012

THURSDAY 6 DECEMBER 6.30-8.30PM AT 126 MOUNT PLEASANT This lecture will explore the origins of wine from pre-history onwards. Please note this is not a wine tasting event, however, it will include some samples of different types of wine. Join … Continue reading

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Moby Dick on the Mersey is a marathon reading of Melville’s famous novel, taking place at the Merseyside Maritime Museum from the 4th to the 6th of May 2013. It is organised through the University of Liverpool’s department of Continuing … Continue reading

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