National Museums Liverpool sees surge in private events in 2018

It’s venue hire division, Hosted by National Museums Liverpool, says sales last year were 14% higher than 2017 and it is keen to grow that further this year offering space across its eight museums and galleries

National Museums Liverpool
National Museums Liverpool offers events space across its eight museums and galleries

 

National Museums Liverpool is aiming to grow its private events programme In 2019 after welcoming more than 26,000 guests to a total of 440 private and ticketed functions in 2018.

It’s venue hire division, Hosted by National Museums Liverpool, says sales last year were 14% higher than 2017 and it is keen to grow that further this year offering space across its eight historic museums and galleries for even more events.

Head of events at Hosted by National Museums Liverpool, Katie Roberts, said: “Last year was incredibly exciting for us and saw the team organise and host a plethora of high-profile events for our guests.

“Most notably, our private and ticketed dinners to coincide with the widely-acclaimed China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition saw us host over 6,000 guests across 54 dates, attracting visitors from around the world.

Following its profound success, we have been busy planning a number of exciting commercial ventures for the coming year in conjunction with National Museums Liverpool’s diverse exhibition programme.”

Highlights for spring 2019 include a major showcase of work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh as well as a display of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Royal Collection Trust, both on show at the Walker Art Gallery.

Upcoming ticketed events held by Hosted by National Museums Liverpool will allow visitors after-hours access to world-class exhibitions and artwork in historic surroundings, accompanied by incredible catering provided by its team of in-house chefs.

Katie added: “As 2019 gets well underway, it brings new prospects for Hosted by National Museums Liverpool and we are confident that our growing reputation will see us welcome new audiences in to our breath-taking venues.

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