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City’s tourism sector bounces back, Tate Liverpool refurbishment plans and bamboo festival takes over Chinatown.
  • Liverpool's travel and tourism sector is welcoming a post-Covid resurgence. Although not back to pre-pandemic levels, the city is seeing a significant recovery in the industry, which is expected to continue in the wake of hosting events such as the Eurovision Song Contest 2023.
  • Formal plans for a multi-million pound revamp of a major Liverpool art gallery have been confirmed. It was announced last year, after securing a £10m grant from the UK Government's Levelling Up Fund, Tate Liverpool would undergo a significant refurbishment. The total cost of the revamp is expected to come to almost £30m.
  • Large artworks made entirely of sustainable bamboo will be showcased in Liverpool for a one-day, free , family-friendly festival. Imagine Bamboo is Everywhere will take over Great George Square in Chinatown on Sunday, 20 August and will feature local artists' intricate creations.

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