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THE LIVERPOOL COMMONWEALTH ASSOCIATION

Mental Health and Wellbeing Symposium - 2024

On February 23, 2024, The Liverpool Commonwealth Association and Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) School of Education are excited to announce their collaboration in hosting a Symposium on Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Theme: “Enhancing The Mental Health & Wellbeing of Commonwealth Members & Students in Liverpool & Beyond”.

Time: 10.00 am -3.00 pm

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Commonwealth Day 2024 Multi-Faith Church Service

On 10 March 2024, the Liverpool Commonwealth Association will again host its Multi-Faith Church Service in celebration of Commonwealth Day 2024.

Theme: “Our Unity is our Strength”, the service will be held at Liverpool Parish Church and led by Canon of Liverpool, Crisin Pailin MBE.

Time: 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm

Commonwealth Ball 2024

on March 15, 2024 the Liverpool Commonwealth Association will host its Prestigious Commonwealth Ball, as part of our celebration of Commonwealth Day 2024!

Immerse yourself in an enchanting evening that transcends borders, as we celebrate the rich tapestry of culture, cuisine, music, and arts from Commonwealth members and organizations within the Liverpool City Region and beyond.

The event starts at 6.30 pm

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The Queen's Green Canopy 2023

On 30 March 2023, the Liverpool Commonwealth Association collaborated with Belvedere Academy and the 7th Fairfield Scout Group to plant a tree at the school as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC).

As a nationwide initiative created to mark the Platinum Jubilee, the QGC created a living legacy with over a million trees planted in Her Majesty’s name across the nation. The initiative ended in March 2023, with the Liverpool Commonwealth Association’s tree planting one of the last to be officially included in the QGC.

The tree was donated by Woodland Trust and was planted by Deputy Lieutenant John Roberts in the presence of Liverpool’s Lord Mayor Councillor Roy Gladden, Principal Julie Taylor and 7th Fairfield Scout Group Scout Leader, Angela Pender.

International Women's Day 2023

On 8 March 2023, the Liverpool Commonwealth Association Women’s Forum Celebrated International Women’s Day 2023 at an evening reception of celebration and networking focusing on the theme of #EmbracingEquity.

The Women’s Forum is a specialist forum within the Association that is dedicated to women’s issues and agenda, with the key objective of highlighting Liverpool City region’s women’s positive political, economic and societal contributions and establishing how women and girls are vital to building the region’s sustainable and resilient societies. In addition, the forum affirms high-level support and direct top-level policies for gender equality and women’s rights, in line with the Commonwealth’s commitments to gender equality.

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022

On 4 June 2022, the Liverpool Commonwealth Association participated in the nationwide celebrations to mark the Platinum Jubilee of HM The Queen, marking the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952.

The celebrations comprised a multi-faith church service at the Church of St Nicholas and a collaborative partnership with Taste Liverpool, Drink Bordeaux to host a 2 hour Commonwealth Lunch at Martins Bank Building from 1 pm to 3 pm – as part of their official 5-day festival VisitLiverpool – Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux 2 – 5 June 2022.

The LCA’s event was heralded as among the most spectacular events to mark this unprecedented anniversary in the region.

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