Summer on the Dock
📅 4 August - 8 September 2019
One of the UK’s most iconic visitor attractions, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, has announced an exciting and re-shaped events programme, Summer on the Dock, taking place from 4th August to 8th September 2019.
The innovative event programme will see a host of inspiring collaborations taking place at the Dock, each centred on a floating pontoon which will provide a versatile and unique setting for a range of activities covering film, sports, health and wellbeing, along with a new for 2019 food and drink festival.
Kicking off the summer events programme will be the city’s first floating pop-up cinema
in association with Independent Liverpool, offering a selection of popular family & nautical themed films like Finding Nemo and Jaws, with day and evening showings from 4-10th August.
Alongside the pop-up cinema, visitors will be able to enjoy food and drink from a mix of Dockside restaurants and bars
, which include a collection of Liverpool’s finest independent venues.
Children will love the four days of reading story time workshops from 11-14th August. Storyteller Cathy Roberts, from the France Hayhurst Tug, will present two days of Maritime children’s stories
, whilst Beyond Books will host two days of music, arts and craft sessions.
Health and fitness enthusiasts can enjoy five days of wellbeing activities from 16-20th August. The tranquil setting of the Dockside provides the perfect setting for yoga and Tai Chi sessions
, whilst sporting fans will also have the chance to play netball, cricket or table tennis.
Football fans will rejoice with the news that the floating football pitch
will be returning for 2019, and available from 23-30th August. Free football coaching sessions will be on offer, already confirmed with Liverpool Football Club Foundation who will be delivering football and multi sports activity, with pitch takeovers and numerous five-a-side games.
The highlight of the events programme will be the launch of the Royal Albert Dock Liverpool food and drink festival
, which promises to be a new firm favourite for any foodie. Taking place from 6th-8th September, the festival will celebrate Liverpool’s impressive food and drink scene with a weekend of masterclasses, tasters, food and drink demos, along with much more to be announced.
Royal Albert Dock's Food & Drink Festival - Feast
📅 Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 September 2019
Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AA
Free family-fun for all at the Dock’s new food and drink festival Royal Albert Dock!
Liverpool has announced its incredible programme of jam-packed activities for a FREE food and drink festival, FEAST, taking place from 7-8th September 2019. Offering a variety of chef demos, interactive masterclasses, children’s activities, a vast array of food to sample and even a special guest appearance from Celebrity chef and broadcaster, Andi Oliver at workshops spanning over the two days, this festival will showcase the amazing food and drink line up at the Dock, encompassing some of Liverpool’s finest and most innovative independents.
From indulgent pasta dishes, the renowned ‘disco’ cauliflower, authentic Spanish paella and wholesome, hearty pies, there will plenty of options for guests enjoy from around the globe. Thirsts can be quenched with a range of creative cocktails, mocktails and soft drinks, including everything from alcoholic shakes and speciality sailor rum cocktails.
In addition to food and drink, the festival will have lifestyle stalls with local artwork, plants and accessories to browse through. Families and children will be spoilt for choice will the activities taking place at Mermaid Courtyard next to TATE Liverpool, where children can drop in at the Arts & Crafts tent to make their very own aprons, mosaic art, and play chef by designing their own dishes such as their very own pizza to take home!
On the Sunday, cookery classes will be offered for families hosted by Kiddy Cook, whilst adults can head to Revolution for an interactive cocktail masterclass. Live music and DJs will be performing throughout the weekend, providing the perfect soundtrack for the ultimate feasting experience.