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Port Sunlight’s Warm Welcome sessions opening at the Church Hall

Port Sunlight’s Warm Welcome sessions opening at the Church Hall Since January 2023, PSVT’s Warm Space initiative has been running at the Church Hall, welcoming dozens of friendly faces each week for tea, toast, chats,…

The Counterfeit Sixties

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.    The show encompasses…

May Half Term Activities

Join us for a Sunlight Sunflower experience to celebrate National Children’s Gardening Week. You’ll have the opportunity to transform your garden into a sunny haven by piecing together and decorating your very own wooden sunflower…

Port Sunlight’s coronation events to celebrate community and the environment

Port Sunlight’s coronation events to celebrate community and the environment A week-long programme of free events and activities will be happening in Port Sunlight to mark the coronation of King Charles III. This will include…

The women of Port Sunlight War Memorial

Written by Donna Pearson, genealogist Having stood in awe reading the names of over five hundred men from Lever Brothers’ soap factory who lost their lives in World War I, and then reading the hundred…

Port Sunlight’s Lost Golf Course

With Wirral and Merseyside’s many beautiful and world-renowned golf courses, it’s easy to forget that Port Sunlight once it had its very own golf course. The Port Sunlight golf course was located on land now…

Memories of the Edwardian Worker’s Cottage

The Edwardian Worker’s Cottage provides an opportunity for visitors to Port Sunlight Museum to step back in time to experience everyday life in the village over a century ago. But who used to live there?…

Lever and Freemasonry

The relevance of Freemasonry to Port Sunlight is more significant than may be realized, thanks to William Hesketh Lever who later became Viscount Leverhulme. Ceremonially cutting the sod in 1888 was the first physical action…

Sophie Somers

Uncover the story of Sophie Somers, actress, playwright, broadcaster and ‘one of the most outstanding figures in Port Sunlight history’ By Catherine Hindson, Professor of Theatre History, University of Bristol A twenty-five-year-old Sophie Somers (1890-1950)…

Port Sunlight not chosen for UK’s World Heritage Site Tentative List

Port Sunlight not chosen for UK’s World Heritage Site Tentative List   The village of Port Sunlight has not been chosen to join the UK’s Tentative List for World Heritage Site inscription, following a bid…