Date announced for 2024 Wirral History Fair

The Wirral History and Heritage Association (WH&HA) has been selected as a finalist in this year’s…

Memorial plaque on bench leads to fascinating and tragic wartime Merchant Navy story

When retired seafarer Captain Peter Thomson started to research the person memorialised on a bench at…

Wirral Heritage Open Days promise fascinating experiences

This year’s theme for the national Heritage Open Days (HODs) is ‘creativity unwrapped’ and Wirral’s biggest…

Royal Liverpool Golf Course’s hidden wartime legacy: A secret weapon in the Allied victory

Golf at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake – home to The Open Championships taking place…

99th Anniversary of Birkenhead men Mallory and Irvine’s ill-fated Everest ascent

Today (8 June) marks the 99th anniversary of the conclusion of the ill-fated attempt by two…

Hoard of previously unseen Nazi artefacts from German submarine U534 to go on display

A hoard of historic treasures including two Enigma code machines, left in storage and untouched for…

Big Heritage seeks big ideas for new U-Boat attraction at Woodside Ferry

A multimillion-pound scheme centred around historic WW2 German submarine U-534 is underway in Woodside, Birkenhead, and…

Investigations continue into whether Wirral is the site of historic Viking battle

An independent report published yesterday will be a key milestone in establishing that Wirral could be the site…

Hopes to bring back sunken minesweeper to former glory

  HMS Bronington was a minesweeper of the Royal Navy, launched on 19 March 1953. This mahogany-hulled minesweeper was one of the…

The famed artist born in Birkenhead, Philip Wilson Steer

On this day in 1860, a day of heavily falling snow, a baby boy was born…

Mersey Tunnel Tours receive VisitEngland seal of approval

The Mersey Tunnel tours have once again been recognised by national tourism VisitEngland as a Quality…

Virtually explore the RRS Sir David Attenborough – Live Event and Guided Tour Video

Bromborough based Creative Company, Hi-impact L&D, will be joining the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in Greenwich,…

Lifelong Wirral resident Gwen celebrates her 100th Birthday

“I was born in Shamrock Road, Claughton Village in 1921.”, Gwen Trenchard said. “Just three years…

A trip to Liverpool in picture postcards

St. Luke’s Church St Luke’s Church, more commonly known by locals as the bombed-out church, is…

Special experience for coastguard crew as they become first to land on Birkenhead-built RRS Sir David Attenborough

An HM Coastguard helicopter crew have described their recent joint training exercise with Cammell Laird built…