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Liverpool: Private Wealth, Public Riches

18 Mar — 21 Mar 2019 | Tour Director: Elizabeth Newell

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Elizabeth Newell

author of “Albert Dock Liverpool”, guide and lecturer

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1345 at Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre for three nights. Afternoon: Metropolitan Cathedral (Lutyens crypt), Liverpool Cathedral (Sir Giles Gilbert Scott). Evening talk by guest lecturer: Poetry, Passion and the Pre-Raphaelites.

Day

2

Morning: Knowsley Hall, Ullet Road Unitarian Church (William Morris stained glass). Afternoon: free time at Albert Dock (independent visits to Tate Liverpool, Merseyside Maritime Museum, International Slavery Museum and Museum of Liverpool). Evening talk by guest lecturer: Speke Hall.

Day

3

Morning: Liverpool Town Hall, Port Sunlight Village (garden village founded in 1888 to house soap factory workers), Lady Lever Art Gallery (outstanding collections of Wedgwood and Chinese porcelain). Afternoon: Speke Hall (Tudor manor house). Evening lecture: Liverpool, City of Delight.

Day

4

Morning: Mersey ferry cruise, Princes Road Synagogue (Moorish revival style architecture). Afternoon: Walker Art Gallery (superb collection of fine and decorative arts). Tour disperses 1530 at hotel.

Tour Dates

18 Mar — 21 Mar 2019

Days

4

Cost

£895

Tour Code

LVPL-19

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Testimonial

"Our charismatic tour leader - Elizabeth Newell. Her knowledge of and enthusiasm for Liverpool was utterly stimulating and infectious."

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Cost includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £165.

 
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