Enjoy the Summer in Liverpool

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 On until – 5th July 2015 A seven week programme will include a huge record-breaking attempt on the waterfront on 4th July.

Transatlantic 175 4th July – 5th July 2015 a special two day programme of events curated by British designer Wayne Hemmingway. The weekend will mark the cultural connections between Liverpool and America.

Saturday 4th July will see a Guinness World Record attempt at the most people on a catwalk, sponsored by Very.co.uk.  The Very Big After Party will follow Saturday 4th July, a musical extravaganza on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront.

Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th July  Vintage on the Dock will celebrate the cultural and musical past of Liverpool and America with a free vintage spectacle for all ages to enjoy.

Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th July  Over the weekend you will be able to ‘Eat the Atlantic’ on Mann Island, with a selection of food from the North West alongside delicious international dishes.

Sunday 5th July will see Liverpool welcome one hundred and seventy-five of the finest veteran, vintage and classic cars and bikes, taking part in a historic Transatlantic 175 car cavalcade through the heart of the city.

Sunday 5th July The festivities will conclude with the departure of Queen Mary 2 on as she departs for America from the Liverpool cruise terminal, echoing the first ever Cunard transatlantic passenger sailing of RMS Britannia which took place from Liverpool back in 1840.

For more information regarding activity over the seven week period visit www.onemagnificentcity.co.uk

Free family events at National Museums Liverpool

Top Pick to see more go to www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

5th July 1-4pm Bear Essentials SUDLEY HOUSE Come along and find out, then make a little jointed teddy to take home. Drop in, no booking required

25 & 26 July 11am-4pm Fiesta Mexico! A weekend of events and activities. Drop in, no booking required

23, 30 July 12.30, 1.30, 2.30 and 3.30pm Sniffer Dog Demonstration UK Border Force dog team from Manchester Airport for their summer visits to show off their skills. Drop in, no booking required

25 July  11am and 2pm Family Art Club Is your child aged between seven and 12? Do they love art and being creative? If so, why not join our Family Art Club. On the last Saturday of every month a member of our Education Team will help you explore the gallery and get hands on in this interactive workshop. Each month you and your child will be able to try new techniques, experiment with different materials and learn new skills.

Rhyme Time Every Saturday 10.30am Saturday morning story and rhyme time in Big Art for Little Artists. Drop in, no booking required

Toddler Time Every Monday 10am Every Friday except 24 and 31 July 10am and 1pm
Bring your babies and toddlers to join us in Big Art for Little Artists for an hour of creative play, exploration, songs and stories. Drop in, no booking required

Make it Monday 27 July 1-4pm Join us every Monday in the summer holidays to make, create and take home a wonderful work of art. Drop in, no booking required

Liverpool ONE

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2nd July – 6th September Tickle the Ivories at Liverpool ONE  The sound of music will once again fill the streets of Liverpool as the North West’s favourite piano festival, Tickle the Ivories, returns this summer!

Six pianos will be dotted around Liverpool ONE, celebrating the region’s vast musical talent. The festival, now in its fifth year, is open to people of all ages and best of all it is completely free to take part. Whether you are a seasoned performer or a rising star of the future, anyone can pull up a stool and “Tickle the Ivories”. To book a slot on one of the pianos, please visit culture.org.uk/tickle or contact Open Culture on 0151 478 4550.

22 July – 31 August Captain Pool’s Adventures in Chavasse Park  It’s all hands on deck this summer as Liverpool ONE’s latest seafaring family adventure is set to sail in to Chavasse Park. Budding swashbucklers are invited to join in maritime themed activities every day from 11am – 5pm including performances, stories, craft activities and interactive games. Why not make a day of it by picking up or packing a lunch to unwind with in one of ten themed picnic boats dotted around the five-acre park. And if life on the open waves is not for you, there will be a selection of rides for all the family to enjoy too. http://www.liverpool-one.com/

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