Tuesday, 23 May 2017
The Sunday Serenades are a programme of musical events held every Sunday throughout the summer at 2pm, arranged by Gethyn Jones for the Williamson and Priory Friends and are very popular with Friends and visitors to the gallery.
We are proud to welcome another array of wonderful performers to Gallery Four at the Williamson for the Sunday Serenades Programme 2017.
Currently on show, Sushil Datta is the creator of our forthcoming exhibition in Gallery 13 with his designs for fabric and wall paper and has provided the information for this unusual exhibition in our cafe as he is an ambassador for yoga at a spritely 79 years old.
We're delighted that the Birkenhead Priory has been declared the finalist in the Building Conservation section at the recent RICS Awards 2017, North West and we will keep our fingers crossed for the national final in November.
The £600k repair of Birkenhead Priory - delivered by Ainsley Gommon Architects, Paragon Construction, and Aura Conservation – has restored the oldest standing building in Merseyside along with its listed buildings on the site. Visitor facilities and attractions have been improved, including access, parking, the undercroft museum and St Mary's tower.
The judges acknowledged the united approach between passionate volunteers, skilled craftsmen and the local authority as key to the success of revitalising Birkenhead Priory. It now offers wider views over the Wirral and Liverpool which will help attract the visitor numbers the site truly deserves.