Beyond the label: I need a hero! Sporting legends of the Wondrous Place gallery

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Liverpool is known worldwide as a city associated with sporting achievement but it goes so much deeper than football! Join curator Karen O'Rourke as she uncovers the fascinating stories of Liverpool's sporting role models including contemporaries like Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Tash Jonas, but also less known achievers like Tom Farell, James Clarke, Lottie Dodd and Ronnie Colwell.

This talk will showcase the great sporting talent Liverpool has generated including some household names like John Conteh and Dixie Dean.

Admission to this talk is £7 and tickets can be purchased in advance below.

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Beyond the label talks

Our museums and galleries are a treasure trove of fascinating stories and world class collections. In this exciting series of talks you will get the opportunity to meet the experts who care for our collections, find out never-before-told behind the scenes stories of our most beloved objects, and get the opportunity to pick the brains of a real museum expert. 

Go beyond the museum labels and delve into the fascinating world of art, history, science, and community stories in this unmissable series. 

Find all the upcoming talks on the beyond the label page and book your tickets!