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HOPES: The Hope Street Association (In Retrospect)

July 21, 2016

HOPES Yellow Banners, LiverpoolTen years ago today Joe Riley, then Arts Editor of the Liverpool Echo, wrote a piece about HOPES: The Hope Street Association and my role in the regeneration of the Hope Street Quarter. We started with a huge threat to the big arts organisations in the city and the slogan ‘Once lost we will not get it back‘ , and moved on to become a thriving cultural quarter that had until quite recently been a backwater.

I often reflect on what Joe wrote in his report in July 2006, and on how matters have evolved since that time.


Read more about HOPES and Liverpool’s Hope Street, here.



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