Liverpool in August 2017

Monday 31st July 2017 by BASE Serviced Apartments

BASE is back again with our monthly previews, this time we’ll be looking at August 2017.

Here is what guests can look forward to in Liverpool this month:


Liverpool in August 2017

Mersey Ferries Summer Evening Cruises

Thursday 3rd August / Thursday 17th August / Sunday 20th August / Thursday 31st August

Pier Head Terminal

The popular summer evening cruises will be continuing this August.

Enjoy a delightful two-hour cruise aboard the world famous Mersey Ferries, complete with live music, a licensed bar and spectacular views of Liverpool’s Waterfront.

Further information is available online.


Hope & Glory Festival

Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th August

St Georges Quarter

Hope & Glory Festival Liverpool August 2017

A brand new festival will debut in Liverpool for August 2017.

Hope & Glory is a new 12,500 capacity boutique festival set within the stunning St George’s Quarter in Liverpool City Centre.

Featuring performances from the likes of James, Razorlight and the Hacienda Classical collaborative, this will surely be a highlight of the month!

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Liverpool Loves

Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th August

Liverpool One & Derby Square

Liverpool Loves 2017

Liverpool Loves returns after a successful debut last year.

The self-proclaimed “People’s Festival” boasts a vibrant programme of culture, food, and well-being set among the beautiful surroundings of Derby Square and Liverpool One.

This feel-good celebration of life in Liverpool is sure to be a highlight of the month!

Further information is available online.


PAW Patrol Live!

Sunday 6th August

Liverpool Echo Arena

PAW Patrol Live Liverpool Echo Arena August 2017

PAW Patrol Live! comes to Liverpool Echo Arena this August.

Based on the hit animated TV series, PAW Patrol Live! brings everybody’s favourite pups to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy, music adventure.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Regina Spektor 

Monday 7th August

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Regina Spektor Liverpool Empire Theatre August 2017

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Regina Spektor will be heading to Liverpool Empire Theatre this August as part of her brand new tour.

After last November’s sold-out tour received universal praise, the Russian-born American artist returns to the UK in support of her seventh album “Rember Us To Life”.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Toots & The Maytals

Tuesday 8th August

Liverpool Olympia

Toots & The Maytals Liverpool Olympia August 2017

Reggae icons Toots and the Maytals are making their much-awaited return to Liverpool during August 2017.

One of the most beloved groups in Jamaica’s history, Toots will be playing a massive show at the Liverpool Olympia.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Artisans in St Georges Hall

Friday 11th – Sunday 13th August

St George’s Hall

Artisans at St George's Hall August 2017

Experience something different this August with Artisans at St George’s Hall.

Celebrating 50 years of cultural creativity in one of the city’s most inspiring venues, this three-day festival honours Liverpool’s most eclectic collection of artists, makers, and creatives.

Further information is available online.


Liverpool Viva! Vegan Festival 

Saturday 12th August

The Bluecoat

Liverpool Viva! Vegan Festival August 2017

Continuing the theme of something different in August 2017 is Liverpool Viva! Vegan Festival.

Taking place at The Bluecoat on School Lane, the festival features a host of delicious vegan food to sample along with live talks and cooking demonstrations.

Further information is available online.


Martha Reeves

Sunday 13th August

Cavern Club

Martha Reeves Cavern Club August 2017

Motown legend Martha Reeves will be gracing the world famous Cavern Club this August.

After being unable to perform last year, the lead singer of the Vandellas finally makes her much awaited Liverpool debut this month.

Tickets are available to purchase online.


Southport Flower Show

Thursday 17th – Sunday 20th August

Victoria Park, Southport

Southport Flower Show 2017

One of the most popular summer events in the Merseyside region is the Southport Flower Show.

Taking place at Victoria Park,  it is the largest and longest running independent flower show in the United Kingdom. The show attracts many celebrities from across the world including stars of TV, film, music, and sport.

Victoria Park can be easily accessed from Liverpool City Centre either via train or bus.

Further information is available online.


Clipper Round The World Yacht Race

Sunday 20th August

Albert Dock

Clipper Round The World Yacht Race Liverpool 2017

Clipper Round The World is the world’s largest yacht race which sees 12 teams spend a year travelling the globe.

Liverpool has been confirmed for the start and finishing point of the 2017/18 race, with the teams setting off from the Albert Dock on Sunday 20th August.

This is an exciting event for the city of Liverpool and thousands are expected to flock to the Docks to enjoy the festivities!

Further information is available online.


International Beatleweek 2017

Wednesday 23rd – Tuesday 29th August

International Beatleweek 2017

A must for Beatles fans this August is the return of International Beatleweek.

Following another successful festival in 2016, the annual Beatleweek will be hosting over 70 bands from 20 different countries all paying tribute to the music of the Fab Four.

In addition, there will also be exhibitions, memorabilia sales, guest speakers, video shows, sightseeing tours and a huge convention!

Further information is available online.


Folk On The Dock 2017

Saturday 26th – Monday 28th August

Albert Dock

Folk On The Dock 2017

Another returning festival for August 2017 is Folk On The Dock.

After the success of last year’s inaugural event, Albert Dock has given the green light for 2017. Featuring the very best in folk, roots and alternative music, the festival brings together Liverpool’s rich music and maritime heritage for a big, family-friendly celebration.

Further information is available online.


Creamfields 2017 

Thursday 24th – Sunday  27th August


Creamfields 2017

And finally, we have Creamfields 2017.

The world’s leading dance music festival needs no introduction, as the biggest artists in the industry once again descend on Daresbury this August Bank Holiday weekend.

With over 70,000 fans expected to attend from around the world, Creamfields has become a true right of passage for any electronic music fan!

Further information is available online.


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