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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…

PSVT looking to commission a bronze conservator for works on Port Sunlight’s War Memorial

Port Sunlight Village Trust (PSVT) wishes to commission a bronze conservator for works on the War Memorial in Port Sunlight Port Sunlight Village Trust (PSVT) seeks to commission a bronze conservator for the on-site treatment…

PSVT looking to commission a specialist consultant for ‘health check’ of Port Sunlight’s houses

Port Sunlight Village Trust wishes to commission a specialist consultant to carry out an exterior survey of Port Sunlight’s houses   Port Sunlight Village Trust (PSVT) seeks to commission a consultant for the design and…

Port Sunlight Gazette Spring 2023 issue

The spring 2023 issue of the Port Sunlight Gazette is here! Dive in now to discover spring events and activities, conservation updates, village news and much more. Printed editions will be hand delivered to every…

Port Sunlight Village Trust is looking for a Learning Assistant

Port Sunlight Village Trust is looking for a Learning Assistant Update: We’re no longer accepting applications for this vacancy. Thank you for your interest.   As an organisation, we understand the importance of learning and…

Weekly warm space opens in Port Sunlight’s Church Hall

  A new weekly warm space is opening at Port Sunlight’s Church Hall to help local communities in Wirral keep warm and connected this winter. Run in partnership with Port Sunlight Village Trust and the…

PSVT awarded £20,000 to help restore Boating Pond

PSVT awarded £20,000 to help restore Boating Pond Port Sunlight Village Trust has received a £20,000 Movement for Good Award from Benefact Group to help fund conservation work on the village’s Boating Pond and its…

Port Sunlight Gazette Winter Edition 2022 + Special Queen Elizabeth II Edition

The winter 2022 edition of the Port Sunlight Gazette is here Port Sunlight Village Trust has published the winter edition of the village newsletter. A commemorative supplement in celebration of the late Queen Elizabeth II’s…