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WATCH: This is why a visit to National Museums Liverpool is a must this Summer

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With 7 free to enter museums and galleries across Merseyside, National Museums Liverpool will ignite your imagination this summer.When it comes to fun, educational and unforgettable days out in Liverpool, a visit to museum is a must.
'With 7 free to enter museums and galleries across Merseyside, National Museums Liverpool will ignite your imagination this summer.When it comes to fun, educational and unforgettable days out in Liverpool, a visit to museum is a must.National Museums Liverpool offers visitors and locals alike an opportunity to see, hear and explore galaxies, the world around us and our fascinating history in incredible details.Watch above as we go on a tour of National Museums Liverpool to see what’s on offer this summer.National Museums Liverpool is made up of World Museum, Walker Art Gallery, Museum of Liverpool, International Slavery Museum, Liverpool Maritime Museum, Lady Lever Art Gallery and Sudley House.Creatures from the deep, ancient Egyptian mummies, priceless works of art and world famous relics from our maritime past are just part of the awe-inspiring permanent exhibitions on offer this summer.Gone are the days of stuffy old ‘do not touch signs’ National Museums Liverpool also encourages visitors to get hands-on.With exciting interactive, craft and story-telling activities on offer every week, the past, present and future exhibitions will inspire the next generation to explore.Here are 10 reasons to visit a National Museums Liverpool venue this summer…. 1 – Free Entry All 7 of the National Museums Liverpool venues are free to enter.Not only that, the majority of exhibitions and attractions are also free.Hands-on, interactive and educational fun which is accessible for all.See what ticketed events are planned for the coming months, here . 2 – Our Liverpool Whether you’re scouse born and bred or visiting the city for a day, a visit to Museum of Liverpool is a must.Learn things about our incredible city you never knew you never knew.From our vibrant LGBT+ and Chinese communities to religious influences, memories from the 60’s and a collection of shocking images and personal stories that show how the Blitz devastated large parts of the city.See what’s on now at World Museum, here. 3 – Double Fantasy The story of Liverpool’s most famous couple, John and Yoko, has been immortalised in a fascinating exhibition at World Museum.Double Fantasy tells the story of how John & Yoko’s union influenced the world.Some incredible artefacts to be seen.More here. 4 – Costume at Sudley House National Museums Liverpool’s Sudley House is the former home of a Victorian merchant and remains filled with beautiful period furniture and fascinating art.Nestled in the leafy suburb of Aigburth, Sudley House is also home to the Costume Room which features historical clothing from the 1700’s to the present day.Take a wander and enjoy tea and cakes in the tea room afterwards.Info here. 5 – Rembrandt in Print You can getup close to the artwork of one of the greatest artists of all time at the Lady Lever Art Gallery this summer.Dutch master, Rembrandt is celebrated with 350 prints – brought together for the first time to mark the 350th anniversary of his death.Rembrandt in Print runs until 15th September.More here. 6 – Astronomy Photographer of the Year World Museum is currently hosting a breath-taking exhibition of stars.Astronomy Photographer of the Year is a collection of photographs from around the world, courtesy of The Royal Observatory Greenwich.You can’t failed to be absolutely awe-struck by these incredible images, some taken by children as young as 11!Free to enter and on until 1st September.More here. 7 – Titanic & Liverpool, The Untold Story Liverpool’s affinity with Titanic is unrivalled.The ill-fated Cunard liner’s spiritual home holds many poignant links and the Titanic exhibition at Merseyside Maritime Museum is a must-see.With incredible artefacts, personal accounts, art work and amazing facts, you’ll learn all the stories that Hollywood missed out.More info here. 8 – Ancient Egypt World Museum’s permanent Ancient Egypt exhibition is a real jewel in the National Museums Liverpool’s crown.Hailed as one of the UK’s most significant collections, The Mummy Room features 9 mummies, including 4 which haven’t been seen since the museum Blitz in 1941.There are 1,000 key objects including Djed-hor’s Book of the Dead, a brightly painted coffin from 8th century Thebes.Travel back in time and find out more here.Seized The Border and Customs Uncovered at Merseyside Maritime Museum.Images by Gareth Jones 9 – Seized Seized at Merseyside Maritime Museum takes you to the fascinating world of the Customs Office and Border Force.Smuggling and the art of deception are all explored in this interactive exhibition and this summer you can also meet the amazing Border Force Sniffer Dogs too.More info here. 10 – Autumn Exhibitions There’s still so much more to come across National Museums Liverpool in 2019.The Walker Art Gallery is set to welcome ‘An English Lady’s Wardrobe’ which explores shopping and style in Liverpool during the interwar years.World Museum is gearing up to host Taki Katei’s Japan, Drawing on Nature – a rare archive of exquisite drawings which have never been outside Japan before.More information and tickets here.To book tickets and find out more information about what’s on across all 8 National Museums and Galleries Liverpool, head to www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk and follow @NML_Muse on Twitter for updates.GET MORE NEWS FOR WHAT’S ON OUR YOUR FAMILY IN LIVERPOOL  HERE.GOT A STORY YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH US?EMAIL US  INFO@THEGUIDELIVERPOOL.COM  AN D FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER ,  FACEBOOK  AND  INSTAG RAM  FOR REGULAR UPDATES FOR LIVERPOOL. . 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World’s most expensive bottle of ketchup sold at Ed Sheeran charity auction

Art and Exhibitions London Business News

A bottle of Heinz Tomato Ketchup, which features Ed Sheeran’s famous Heinz Tomato Ketchup tattoo, last night sold for £1,500 in a bidding war at Christie’s Auction House London, setting what is believed to be a world record.
'A bottle of Heinz Tomato Ketchup, which features Ed Sheeran’s famous Heinz Tomato Ketchup tattoo, last night sold for £1,500 in a bidding war at Christie’s Auction House London, setting what is believed to be a world record.As part of Heinz’s 150 th birthday celebrations, 150 bottles of “Ed Sheeran X Heinz Tomato Ketchup, Tattoo Edition” were on display last night for the first time at Christie’s.The auction house hosted the event to raise money for Ed’s nominated charity, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) and Heinz’s nominated charity; Rise Against Hunger.The event saw £3,650 raised in total through the auction of three of the limited edition bottles, each of which is hand signed by the man himself and comes in a Collector’s Edition speaker box.The money raised will now be added to other charity donations made through a global free prize draw, where fans across the world can enter to be in with a chance to get their very own Ed Sheeran X Heinz Tomato Ketchup, Tattoo Edition.The charity auction event comes following the launch of Ed’s very own Heinz Tomato Edchup and a TV ad that Ed wrote and starred in, celebrating his love for his favourite sauce. . The post World’s most expensive bottle of ketchup sold at Ed Sheeran charity auction appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com .'

Marvel And The Folio Society Team Up For Golden Age Collector’s Edition

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Legendary comics publisher Marvel and The Folio Society are teaming up for a Collector’s Edition of Marvel: The Golden Age 1939-1949, available for pre-order now, to be published on 25th September 2019.In celebration of the 80th anniversary of
'Legendary comics publisher Marvel and The Folio Society are teaming up for a Collector’s Edition of Marvel: The Golden Age 1939-1949 , available for pre-order now, to be published on 25th September 2019.From The Folio Society edition of Marvel: The Golden Age 1939–1949 © 2019 Marvel In celebration of the 80th anniversary of Marvel Comics #1 , the volume presents five specially curated comic books, selected, edited and introduced by Marvel stalwart Roy Thomas, including a painstakingly produced facsimile of the comic that started it all back in 1939.This is the first title in an ongoing collaboration between The Folio Society and Marvel.Scanned from original vintage material from the Marvel archives, each comic showcases key characters and creators from this seminal era: Captain America to the Human Torch; Stan Lee to Jack Kirby.A dazzling hardback volume with lettering by Ian Jepson comes presented inside a handmade clamshell case which features original artwork by modern Marvel artist Marco D’Alfonso, who has also created an exclusive print only available with this edition.From The Folio Society edition of Marvel: The Golden Age 1939–1949 © 2019 Marvel “We were delighted when Marvel asked us to collaborate on such an exciting project.We are thrilled with what we have created and are sure every Marvel fan will love this magnificent edition as much as we do,” said Tom Walker, Publishing Director, The Folio Society.Other comics featured in the main volume include The Sub-Mariner #1 (Spring 1941), The Human Torch #5 (Fall 1941), Captain America Comics #10 , and All Winners Comics #19 . From The Folio Society edition of Marvel: The Golden Age 1939–1949 © 2019 Marvel The main volume is bound in screen printed and metallic foil blocked cloth with lettering by Ian Jepson, set in Miller Text with Benton as display, and features 272 pages printed four-colour throughout.Endpapers are printed in metallic ink with a design by Marco D’Alfonso.The 13″x9″ volume has a ribbon marker and coloured page edges.The Solander box is bound and lined, printed and gold laminated paper with a design by Marco D’Alfonso.The facsimile comic is 64 pages with a four-page cover, and measures 10˝x 7˝. From The Folio Society edition of Marvel: The Golden Age 1939–1949 © 2019 Marvel The exclusive print included is an illustration by Marco D’Alfonso printed four-colour on Natural Evolution White 280gsm paper at 10˝x 7˝. UK price is £150.The Folio Society edition of Marvel: The Golden Age 1939–1949 is available to pre-order exclusively from www.foliosociety.com/marvel . See also: Celebrating Batman’s birthday – Detective Comics reaches a collectable Issue 1,000 Frank Frazetta Fantasy Painting Egyptian Queen Comes to Auction For First Time Art Spiegelman Co-Mix                     . The post Marvel And The Folio Society Team Up For Golden Age Collector’s Edition appeared first on Arts & Collections .'