Whistles neighbourhood: Liverpool
Our guide to this diverse and culture filled city.
Museum of Liverpool
Designed by Danish powerhouse 3XN, the musuem’s distinct and impressive architecture provides a stark contrast to the waterfront and Pier Head where the museum is based. Explore unique historical stories in a contemporary setting, from a vast archeological collection to site specific exhibitions, head to the top floor for scenic views over the River Mersey.
Pier Head, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, L3 1DG
The foundation for art and creative technology, has a vibrant and eclectic mix of events, from ever changing exhibitions, recently showcasing the work of Blll Viola and Sharon Lockheart. Containing a full time working cinema, which shows an array of blockbusters and arthouse films throughout the week.
88 Wood St, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 4DQ
Open Eye Gallery
Since it first opened it’s doors in 1977, the Open Eye has been pioneering photography as the art form. Having gained the attention it deserves after the move to the waterfront in 2011. Lorenzo Fusi, previously curator of Liverpool Biennial, brings a diverse range of photography based exhibitions to the city. Check out the in-house shop for limited edition prints and the finest collection of photography books in the North-West.
19 Mann Island, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, Merseyside L3 1BP
Stop by this specialist Harvey Nichols for all your beauty needs. This three floor beauty mecca contains all you need for your health and wellbeing investments. Featuring a fragrance library, Dermalogica skin bar and Elemis and Environ treatment rooms. Pay the beauty bazaar a visit to stock up on revolutionaty skincare from around the globe.
16 Manesty’s Lane, Liverpool, L1 3DL
Arguably the cultural centre point of Liverpool and one of the most respected galleries in the UK. Since the Tate opened in 1988 this converted Albert Dock warehouse has become a must-visit destination in the city. Still retaining it’s original features, including large cast iron windows that are spread over the four floor gallery space. Head to the Tate and soak up the iconic Albert Dock view and immerse yourself in world renowned art.
Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4BB
The Shipping Forecast
Alt J, Greg Wilson, SBTRKT and Jamie XX are just a few of the plethora of artists who have previously played at The Shipping Forecast. This alehouse and eatery offers the best burgers and quiz nights in town. Lounge on the spacious sofas by day, and soak up the musical atmosphere and one-off gigs at night.
15 Slater Street, Liverpool, L1 4BW
Cow & Co
Specialising in sleek Scandinavian homewares and gourmet bagels, this intimate shop and café is a must-visit. Fully stocked with rare global magazines, pick up your copy of Self Service, Bon or Milk magazine, and browse inside this converted Victorian house with your artisan coffee.
15 Cleveland Square L1 5BE
Highly worth a visit, stop by this RIBA award winning theatre to discover the best contemporary acting the city has to offer. With an intimate theatre space, adjoining basement bistro and writers room available for aspiring playwrights. Unwind in the pavement café, and soak up the creative atmosphere of the Everyman before you catch the latest show.
Williamson Square, Liverpool L1 1EL
Visit Bold Street for the best falafel the city has to offer. The menu boasts an extensive range of ever changing small plates, specifically meant for sharing. Gather around the long sharing tables and soak up the warm and friendly scouse atmosphere. We highly recommend the sweet potato with orange bitters and green tahini, washed down with aloe vera juice.
91 Bold St, Liverpool, Liverpool Chinatown L1 4HF
Hope Street Hotel
This independent boutique contains large open plan rooms, with sloping ceilings and exposed brickworks. Lay back and relax in the freestanding wooden bathtub, and indulge in the selection of Ren products. Situated directly in-between the two cathedrals which define the Liverpool skyline. During your stay in this intimate boutique, don't miss the opportunity to dine in the esteemed adjoining restaurant The London Carriage Works to sample the award winning menu.
40 Hope St, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 9DA
Camp & Furnace
A unique and diverse space located in the upcoming Baltic triangle, a brief walk from the city centre. The space takes on a variety of different personas depending on what day and time you choose to visit. Taking the best parts of a typical festival and bringing them inside. From a music venue, bar, pop-up event space and all round cultural hub.
67 Greenland St, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 0BY
Your local Whistles store
A stones throw away from the centre of Liverpool one, you can find all your favourite Whistles womenswear and menswear clothing, accessories and footwear from the mainline collection.
14 Arcade Unit, 9 Peter's Ln, Peters Arcade, Liverpool L1 3DE