The City of Liverpool is full of life, vibrancy and diversity. The city is home to incredibly talented people, amazing companies, stunning locations and, quite literally, has world class architecture with over 2,500 Grade Listed Buildings and a spot on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Liverpool is a place where phenomenal things happen from music and sport to creativity and arts. Here are some of the amazing names that Liverpool has been given!
“The World in One City”
This sums Liverpool up perfectly. The City of Liverpool is so diverse, creative and has such as sense of community. There are so many things to do and see in Liverpool with so many cultures fusing together and bringing people closer. The rich maritime heritage combined with the love that people have for the city is making it go from strength to strength. Music. Nightlife. Sport. News. Food. Drink. Theatre. Shopping. Commerce. Manufacturing. There are just some of the things that Liverpool is a world leader in.
“The Pool of Life”
Ideas come to life in Liverpool. People make things happen. So many success stories come from the Liverpool City Region. There is a vibrancy to the city. You can feel the electricity on the streets. Good things happen here, that’s one thing for sure!
“The Capital of Culture”
After being the deservedly successful winner of The European Capital of Culture in 2008, Liverpool has went from strength to strength with several international museums in Liverpool, the TATE Art Gallery selected Liverpool as a main location in addition to so much more!
Liverpool is currently going through a major resurgence in which much of Liverpool City Centre is being renovated and expanded with exciting developments going on in almost every street! Liverpool is home to a thriving night life, hosts the International Business Festival and has held a number of highly rated street theatres and festivals such as La Machine and The Giants Spectacular Trilogy which brought millions upon millions of people to Liverpool, not only that, 2018’s Giant Visit is the largest free street theatre event to have been held in Europe!
“The Pool of Talent”
Liverpool and the wider Liverpool Region certainly is full of talented people! Don’t believe me?! Here’s a small list of some talented Liverpudlians:
Some people include:
- Cilla Black.
- Ken Dodd.
- The Beatles.
- Peter Serafinowicz.
- BIlly Fury.
- David Morrissey.
- Steven Gerrard.
- Frankie Goes to Hollywood.
Some companies includes:
- Shop Direct (Littlewoods.com & VERY.co.uk).
- Lucid Games.
- Home Bargains.
- TJ Huges.
- Bizarre Creations.
- Cammell Laird.
- Starship Group.
- The Liverpool Echo.
- Princes Group.
I think I got a little carried away there… but that’s only a small number of exceptional talent from the Liverpool City Region! You can also check out our “10 Famous People from Liverpool” article on Yaaas News that’ll make your jaw drop! 😛
There are also a number of top notch Universities that help build on this talent such as the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool Media Academy (their choir got to the Live Shows of X-Factor 2018 alongside Liverpool local Anthony Russell), Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts and Edge Hill University.
“World’s Capital of Pop” /
“The World Capital City of Pop”
From Liverpool’s The Beatles, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Billy Fury, Ken Dodd and Cilla Black to The Wombats, The Coral and Dan Croll. The city is known throughout the world for it’s music!
Liverpool is home to LIPA (Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts) which is a University specialising in performing arts that was founded by Sir Paul McCartney! Liverpool is also the city with the most #1 hit Christmas songs in the UK!
This is a a few of the awesome names that our beautiful city holds, and I’m sure that many more are to come!
Liverpool is an incredible place where dreams come to life which is why the city has so many amazing nicknames!