FoWT up for 2nd major Tourism Award

You may remember us winning the ‘Hidden Gem’ Category of the Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2019, this was a very proud day indeed for all the volunteers of FoWT. We are delighted to be able to report that FoWT have once again been shortlisted for the ‘Small Visitor Attraction of the Year’ award in […]
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Members meetings 2020 – Important Announcement

A few weeks ago, we announced that we had changed the location of our monthly members meetings to give easier access for our members attending our meetings. We agreed with the owners of Grand Central Hall on Renshaw Street, Liverpool to hold our meetings in Bar Racine. Sadly, we have been contacted by the owners, […]
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Lord Mayor & High Sheriff pay us a visit

On Wednesday 19th Feb, we were honoured to welcome Anna Rothery, Liverpool Lord Mayor and David Steer, the High Sheriff of Merseyside along with Mrs. Steer and their son Oliver on a tour of the Williamson’s Tunnels. They started at Williamson’s House, descending down into the Wine Bins, Sandstone Arch, Gash and the Banqueting Hall […]
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A new Journey of a Bucket

Several years ago, we made our Journey of a Bucket video. In it, we filmed the progress of one of our hundreds of buckets, from being filled down in the depths of Paddington’s Level 4 through its journey to the skip. We decided to do a similar video but this time in the Subterranean chambers […]
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Mysterious Blue Plaque appears at Williamson’s house

A very strange thing has happened. On opening the Mason Street gate onto the house site for the first dig of 2020, we received quite a shock. Up on the wall of Joseph Williamson’s house façade is a new blue plaque, not one of the official English Heritage Plaques, but never the less a nice […]
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Ron Buckley – The passing of a true friend

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ron Buckley, a true friend and supporter of FoWT and the Williamson’s Tunnels. Ron and his wife, Lil were our First Aid experts and were always on hand should we need help at events, such as Woodvale Rally, visit days and just normal digging […]
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Map of the Tunnels, latest update (Sept 2019)

Since FoWT first produced their map of the tunnels, back in Feb 2016, it has been constantly evolving as we continue our research and progress with our digging and clearing of Joseph Williamson’s subterranean world. This map has been well referenced by many organisation and individuals alike since its creation. The latest September 2019 update, […]
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Major New Tunnel Discovered

Look on our map of the Williamson’s Tunnels and you see that some tunnels are shown in orange. These Tunnels were surveyed by the Army in 1882 and 1907. So, we have always had a fair bit of confidence that these tunnels will be where the Army say they are. Beneath the land where Merseyflex […]
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Defibrillators now on site

Walk around many of our towns and city’s these days and you will probably have noticed that defibrillators are more widely available. These important life saving devices are essential for when the unexpected happens to us. FoWT’s Trustees, made the decision a while ago to equip our sites with defibrillators as a means of protecting […]
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FoWT Feature in new TV documentary

“Underground Worlds” the series trailer. Follow this link to watch the complete episode 3, featuring FoWT   A few months ago, “Phoenix Television” spent a busy few days with us at the Williamson’s Tunnels in order to film a new upcoming, 10 part TV series “Underground Worlds“. Tom, Kaitlyn & Chris took part in the filming. Tom & Chris […]
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