Friends’ first schools’ photo comp has ended with St Francis de Sales pupils taking the first three places. The children’s work was excellent and LFC kindly donated 3 stadium tour tickets to each of the winners and an LFC shirt, signed by the players, to the school.
Our existing Blitz War Memorial is beyond repair and we’ll be pursuing a replacement design, consultations, funding etc. It’s all in the embryonic phase at the moment.
We visited the cem yesterday after our Friends’ meeting. The two 6ft x 3ft info boards look superb and the quality of work – excellent. They let visitors know that we want to build an international heritage and visitor centre, by saving and using the redundant Grade II South Chapel – all subject to funding […]
Friends wish to thank the NLHF and players for providing the funding this project. It has allowed us to further explore the possibility of building an International Heritage and Visitor Centre in Anfield Cemetery. Today we submitted our Evaluation Report about how our £50,300 has been spent, including all the architectural designs / plans, training […]
where the Design Concept and a ‘fly-through’ for our Centre can be viewed.
We are very pleased to announce that Liverpool FC have become a Friends of Anfield Cemetery Patron. There are a number of Liverpool FC (as well as Everton FC) staff, founders, managers, players and of course, many thousands of supporters, who have been buried or cremated here. It raises ‘Friends’ profile and is a fantastic […]
Friends are pleased to record that our Heritage Lottery Fund ‘Lifting the Lids’ wheelchair-friendly Heritage Trail has been signed off with, ‘Congratulations once again on a successful project.’
On Monday 16th April, 2018, BBC Radio Merseyside interviewed us about how we’ll be using our HLF Resilient Heritage Grant of £50,300.
Today, the Friends of Anfield have been awarded a £50,300 Resilient Heritage grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project, ‘Exploring Anfield’s South Chapel’, prepares the charity for the challenges of turning Anfield Cemetery’s Grade II chapel into an International Heritage and Visitor Centre. […]