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BBC Radio Merseyside Big History Show
St George's Hall
The Big History Show is at St George's Hall in Liverpool

Discover the heritage of Merseyside and Cheshire at the BBC Radio Merseyside Big History Show this March.

For two days over the weekend of 20 and 21 March over a hundred local history organisations will be at Liverpool's St George's Hall.

The event is a chance to find out more about the history of your local area and get involved yourself.

Tickets cost £3 each or £5 for two and are available from BBC Radio Merseyside reception on Hanover Street, Liverpool.

There are over 60 exhibitors at the show from organisations across Merseyside, Cheshire and West Lancashire.

As part of the BBC's year long A History of the World In 100 Objects project visitors to the show will be able to upload images and stories of their own historical objects.

Lusitania propellor
The propellor from the Lusitania is one of Merseyside's historical objects

A History of the World is a partnership between the BBC and museums across the UK. Museums in Merseyside and Cheshire have chosen 10 objects from their collections that are significant to world history.

Stories of these and other objects are being featured online and on BBC Radio Merseyside.

National organisations including English Heritage and the National Trust will be joined at St George's Hall by many local history groups.

Exhibitors include the Bibby Line, Ormskirk Historical Society, Liverpool War Games Association, Merseyside Archaeological Society, Garston District Historical Society and Gateacre Society.

Local cultural organisations will also be represented including Liverpool Central Library, Bluecoat Press, Liverpool University Press and Una Voce Opera Company.

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