The birthplace of The Beatles, one of the most famous bands in the history of music, Liverpool is a city that is proud of its heritage. Culture and the arts play a huge part in the make-up of this famous British city, home to countless museums and art galleries whilst the famous docks form a huge part of the city’s history and heritage. The Museum of Liverpool recounts the city’s rich history whilst the Walker Art Gallery is home to some pretty impressive collections from artists such as Rembrandt and Hogarth. Visit the lovely Albert Docks area, home to various museums, galleries, shops and restaurants and marvel at the soaring edifice that is the Liver Building.
Music has always played a key role in the history of Liverpool and the city is filled with amazing music venues such as the iconic Cavern Club whilst football is big business here too with two big football clubs (Liverpool FC and Everton FC) calling the city home. Liverpool offers a variety of delicious afternoon teas to enjoy, from a fabulous afternoon tea in the Beatles inspired Hard Days Night Hotel to a deluxe afternoon tea experience in the Hilton Liverpool. The London Carriage Works at the Hope Street Hotel serves afternoon tea close to the city’s two majestic cathedrals whilst Hotel Indigo provides a contemporary feel to afternoon tea. Book your afternoon tea in Liverpool now with Afternoon Tea Online.
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The word scouse derives from a Nordic word meaning meat stew
During the 19th century, poorer people of the Liverpool area commonly ate a dish called "scouse" as it was so cheap. It is claimed in a book by Alan Crosby covering the dialect of the area that the word became commonly known across the UK thanks to the popular sixties TV programme Till Death Us Do Part.
The Albert Dock is the first building in Britain to be built containing no wood
Possibly Liverpool's most famous dock, the Albert Dock was the first structure in Britain to be built containing no structural wood. It was originally constructed in 1846 using cast iron, brick and stone. Today it is a major tourist attraction and forms part of the UNESCO Maritime City.
The Grade I listed Royal Liver Building was built for the Royal Liver Assurance Group
The foundation stone for the building designed by Walter Aubrey Thomas was laid in 1908. Some three years later the building opened as the home to the Royal Liver Assurance Group and its 6,000 employees.
Prior to being named the Beatles, the band were known as the Quarrymen, and briefly as the Blackjacks
Stuart Sutcliffe, a friend of John Lennon, persuaded John to rename the band, the Beatals. Shortly after they renamed again to the Silver Beatles before finally taking the name that we know so well.
The city's coat of arms features Triton and Neptune
Dating back to the late 18th century, the coat of arms features a cormorant with a piece of seaweed placed between Triton and Neptune.
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