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28th Jan 2021

How I’m Staying Fit During Lockdown

Like so many of us, Big Ben Fitz is stuck at home right now. So how does Hangar Liverpool's resident tower of power remain strong during lockdown? Apparently, the answer involves chocolate cereal, bathroom windows, and suspect yoga poses.
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21st Jan 2021

How to support The Hangar during lockdown

We have once again been forced to close our doors due to coronavirus and have frozen all of our memberships, so that nobody will pay another penny to The Hangar until they feel safe and comfortable to return, post-lockdown. But we have been overwhelmed with the kindness and generosity of our members. Here's how some of our members are choosing to support the Hangar. We know this won't be for everyone, but we have to give those who wish to help the chance to do so.
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05th Jan 2021

Hangar Liverpool and Plymouth forced to close due to COVID-19

The Climbing Hangar has once again been forced to close due to government guidance on Covid-19. We cannot confirm a reopening date at this time. All pre-booked sessions and classes have been cancelled and every customer who has already paid for a session will receive a refund.   All memberships will be frozen, and members won’t pay another penny until they return to the wall.
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18th Dec 2020

Price updates for 2021

The Climbing Hangar will increase the cost of climbing sessions and monthly memberships on 1 January 2021. Find out more, right here.
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11th Dec 2020

Xmas Opening Hours

Beat the bloat, this festive season, with a Christmas climb or two.  Here are our holiday opening times by site:
The Hangar News
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11th Nov 2020

Mind Games: Overcoming setbacks (climbing in lockdown)

At the turn of the year, pro climber Alex Waterhouse was looking forward to his debut on the IFSC circuit. Then 2020 happened and the season was cancelled. Alex discusses lockdown from the perspective of a pro athlete, from letting go of a long-held dream to rediscovering his motivation to train hard, despite many setbacks.
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02nd Nov 2020

Coronavirus update: Liverpool, London and Plymouth to close

In accordance with national lockdown measures in England, our venues in Liverpool, London and Plymouth will be closed from Thursday 5 November 2020, for a minimum of one month. Once again memberships will be frozen, but members can choose to reinstate their membership payment in order to support the Hangar crew. Click here to learn more.
The Hangar News
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30th Oct 2020

I ran 19 5k’s in a day: here’s why… and how

Pete Richards ran a 5k on the hour, every hour, for as long as he possibly could, to raise money for charity. Here’s Pete in his own words to explain why, and how, he did it.
Liverpool People
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19th Oct 2020

Coronavirus update: TCH Swansea to close temporarily

Following today’s announcement of a nationwide ‘Fire Break Lockdown’ by the Welsh government, The Climbing Hangar Swansea will close from 23 October 2020 for 17 days with an estimated reopening date of 9 November 2020, although this date will remain under review. All memberships will be frozen, but members can choose to reinstate their membership payment in order to support the Hangar crew. Click here to learn more.
Swansea News
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12th Oct 2020

Hangar Liverpool sites to close

Due to the categorisation of Liverpool as "high risk" in the government's new three tier lockdown structure, The Climbing Hangar Liverpool Sandhills and Liverpool Matchworks will close from Wednesday 14 October 2020. All memberships will be frozen, but members can choose to reinstate their membership payment in order to support the Hangar crew. Click here to learn more...
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28th Aug 2020

Artist Spotlight: Dan O'Dempsey at Hangar Matchworks

When Ged wanted something to adorn the walls of his newest venue, Hangar Liverpool Matchworks, he turned to Dan O'Dempsey, who in turn took inspiration from one of the homes of UK climbing.  Learn more about the Matchworks murals in Dan's own words.
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22nd Jul 2020

The Way Back: Preventing injuries on your return

Ahead of the launch of Hangar Liverpool Matchworks, and the reopening of our Plymouth site, on Saturday 25 July, Hangar Head Coach Oz wants everybody to get back on the wall as safely as possible. Check out half a dozen tips for preventing injuries when getting back into climbing.
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