• On the Mersey beat: a walking tour of Liverpool

    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    A guided walk is a great way to take in the city's architectural and cultural riches ‘It's not just the history but the sheer chutzpah of these buildings that fascinates me,” announces Trevor Newton, my guide to Liverpool, as we meet under the looming portico of the Town Hall. An artist and architectural historian, Newton, 59, grew up here before heading south to work in London as a topographical artist in the early 1980s. He's returned to launch Magnificent Liverpool , idiosyncratic tours of a city that's captivated him since childhood. “There's still an outdated view of Liverpool which...
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