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Hispanic Liverpool News

Help us explore the Larrinaga legacy in Liverpool!

Join us at the Museum of Liverpool on Saturday 2 June 2018 from 1-4pm for a drop-in afternoon exploring the Larrinaga shipping company and their legacy in Liverpool. Join us for a quick visit, or stay all afternoon - it's up to you! There will be talks, opportunities to see relevant items from the Museum collections up close, and the chance to share your stories about your Larrinaga connections. Click here to download the event poster!


Watch and listen to the digital stories recorded this summer!

In summer 2015, our first brave volunteers joined us to record digital stories about their own Hispanic Liverpool connections. Listen to them all here!

Thu 19 Nov 2015, 12:01 | Tags: Basque Galician New pages Events Philippines Spanish Stories

Liverpool's Hispanic history in the Museum of Liverpool

Did you know that the Museum of Liverpool includes some objects connected with the Hispanic Liverpool community in its displays? Read this blog by Kay Jones, Curator of Urban Community History at the Museum of Liverpool, to see some examples and find out more!

Fri 07 Aug 2015, 08:33 | Tags: Basque Larrinaga Galician Museums

New page! The boarding house at 12 Liver St

There was a boarding house in an old pub at 12 Liver St in 1901, run by Gerónimo Güena and his wife Magdalena Chacartegui. We don't know very much about it - can you help?

Tue 03 Feb 2015, 17:59 | Tags: Basque Galician Boarding houses New pages

"Iberian Imports": the Hispanic Liverpool project in the Big Issue North!

An in-depth article by Antonia Charlesworth in the Big Issue North (13-17 January 2015) explores the history of Liverpool's Spanish community, in conversation with J Carmen Smith, Dominic Semple and Kirsty Hooper. Click the title above to read more!

Mon 19 Jan 2015, 13:08 | Tags: Basque Larrinaga Media Galician