Pier Head Village Liverpool
26 June 2017, 10:00
A summer festival to remember on Liverpool's Iconic Waterfront.
Pier Head Village is the brand new family festival coming to Liverpool’s Waterfront from 30 June – 10 September 2017. The three-month summer event will provide a new tourist attraction in the heart of the city and a place to make new memories with family and friends.
The festival takes over Liverpool’s iconic waterfront with an action-packed, summer-long programme combining a wide range of enticing offers from thrills to music and art to culture with all things in between, and all on the most iconic waterfront in Europe.
Key dates for your diary:
June 30 – Pier Head Village official launch with Sunset Sessions
Opening night with Andy Carroll and special Balearic Guests including Richard Norris and Nancy Noise.
July 2 – Morris Dancing Competition
Watch morris dancers from across the region battle it out on the Sound City Stage to compete to be champions of the North West.
July 9 – Majorettes competition.
Batons at the ready, the troupes from across the North West will compete, cheer and dance their way to win the Pier Head Village Majorettes competition.
July 14 – Supporting the arrival of the Magic Disney cruise ship.
As the iconic cruise ship docks at Liverpool Cruise Terminal, we will be welcoming the guests with a fun-filled day of activities that the whole family can enjoy.
July 15 - Brazilica Festival.
The world famous three-day Brazilica Festival returns to Liverpool city centre in 2017 for the tenth consecutive year, from July 14-16, and Liverpool’s International Samba Festival is proud to reveal that the Pier Head will be its new home for 2017
There will certainly be a carnival atmosphere at the Pier Head site which will be brought to life with a colourful celebration of the sights, sounds and tastes of Brazilian culture on the Brazilica main stage which will take pride of place within the Pier Head Village.
August 6, 13, 27 & 28 – Simon O’Rouke – Creating the Beatles.
On four magical days in August 2017, the Pier Head Village will host the internationally celebrated and award-winning wood sculptor Simon O’Rourke as he takes his audience on four unique visual and musical journeys celebrating the greatest band of all time. Over a period of approximately six hours per day on four separate days – culminating in the Bank Holiday weekend (Sunday and Monday, August 26 and 27) - and using only his chainsaw - Simon will transform huge tree trunks into statues of the fab four, inspired by the iconic Pier Head Beatles statues in a specially designed performance space in the shadow of the originals.
September 8-10 – The Artisan Takeover.
The closing weekend on September there will be an Artisan Festival takeover to showcase Liverpool’s finest makers and creatives along with a closing party to remember.
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