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Welcome to the Caldies Big Dig blog!

Welcome to the blog for the Caldies Big Dig!

We’re very excited to introduce the Big Dig blog and to gear up for the Big Dig at Calderstones Park, a community dig which will bring people closer to the park than they’re likely to have ever got before. 289 more words


Museum of Liverpool: ‘From There to Here’ Enough?

Over the bank holiday weekend, I took time out to go and see two exhibitions at the Museum of Liverpool that I’d been looking forward to, especially given the important messages they purport to communicate to visitors;  933 more words


Wordy Wednesday - 18th Century Liverpool

Over the next few weeks I’m going to show some of the slimmer books on my shelf. As with the mini-books seen earlier little books… 77 more words

Museums And Research

"Peter Getting Out of Nick' s Pool" (1966) by David Hockney

152×152 cm, acrylic on canvas.

This cheeky painting won the 1967 John Moores competition.

In 1966 Hockney travelled to Los Angeles for the second time. Greatly attracted by the sunny climate and relaxed atmosphere of West Coast America, he began to record the lifestyle there in his work. 101 more words