Armed Forces Day 2017 to be Held in Liverpool

A Special Day

Armed Forces Day is an annual day dedicated to showing support for the men and women who make up the armed forces community. From those currently serving to others who have previously served as troops, veterans and cadets are all celebrated.

The Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, recently announced that the city has been chosen to host the 2017 Armed Forces Day Liverpool.

Whats On

The 2016 event was held in Cleethorpes and featured a show from the Red Arrows and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Also military vehicles were on show and a superbly daring display from parachute teams.

Liverpool is known for its spectacular celebrations so we’re sure this is going to be an event you don’t want to miss. The plans which have been drawn up promise Armed Forces Day Liverpool will be a “colourful spectacle, full of speed and excitement”.

Show your Appreciation

This is a huge honour for our city and we’re extremely excited to be hosting such as prestigious and important event.

The national event it due to take place on Saturday 24th June next year and is a fantastic way for the city and country to show their appreciation for all our armed forces do.

4 Fabulous midweek offers from The Shankly Hotel

Why wait for the weekend to enjoy a night in the fabulous city centre of Liverpool? At The Shankly Hotel you can enjoy a host of great mid-week offers, perfect for perking up any average weekday.

Choose from these 4 fabulous offers during this week at The Shankly Hotel;

A mid-week treat for two

If you have reason to celebrate, or even if you don’t, this midweek offer gives reason enough.

Enjoy a delicious 2 course meal from the Bastion Bar and Restaurant’s fantastic menu, accompanied by a bottle of Prosecco, for just £40 per couple.

Time to treat that special someone to an unexpected dinner out or come with friends and share a superb dining experience.

A taste of the divine

Afternoon Tea-11

For ladies and gents who lunch, the Bastion Bar and Restaurant provide a sublime afternoon tea.

Munch on mini cakes, pastries and sandwiches and enjoy a steaming cup of tea for just £14.95 per person. Maybe even add a little indulgence to your afternoon with a glass of Prosecco just £5 extra.

Our afternoon tea is served in the Bastion Bar and Restaurant, where guests can enjoy not only the food but unique and stylish surroundings. The Bastion Bar and Restaurant is a museum of memorabilia in honour of Bill Shankly, an icon of footballing fame and legend of Liverpool.

Our afternoon tea is great way to enjoy any midweek afternoon.

Give your weekday a little sparkle

To add a bit of sparkle to an otherwise average weekday why not join us for an overnight stay at The Shankly Hotel.

Located in the heart of Liverpool city centre, close to all public transport, a mid-week stay at The Shankly is the perfect way to perk up your day.

Bring someone special along for an overnight luxury stay where you will both be greeted by a bottle of chilled Prosecco.

Then stroll into the city and enjoy all that Liverpool has to offer.

Whats more, in the morning you and that special someone can delight in a breakfast buffet of fresh fruits and pastries, a selection of cereals, toasts and preserves. Why not go all out and choose one of our hearty full English breakfasts?

All this is yours for just £99 per couple. The perfect mid-week pick me up.

Dining with A Difference

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant is a great place for a dining experience set apart from the usual. Forgo the everyday high street staples and enjoy one of our gourmet Shankly Burgers then wash it down with a bottle of house wine. Just £40 per couple.

Furthermore if you are tired of the same old same old this fabulous offer is your chance to enjoy a tasty evening meal from the comfort and style of the Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

What’s more the Bastion Bar and Restaurant will be screening the remaining bouts of the Euros across the bar.

Any seat will have a great view of the football hence we are the perfect choice for sports fans looking to witness the semi finals of the Euros this week.

Come and see if Wales can wallop Portugal on Wednesday, or if France will defeat the German Goliaths Thursday. With great food, drinks and a vibrant atmosphere this awesome value offer is one not to be missed.

Top any of our dining offers up with an overnight stay in the unique luxury of The Shankly Hotel. Call 0151 236 0166 or email, to arrange your stay. We want you to enjoy your week, this week with The Shankly Hotel.

A Great Value Graduate Offer from The Bastion Bar and Restaurant

The sun has finally set on student life and its time to embark upon a lifelong journey out into the big wide world. Why not bring the family together and celebrate your success at The Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

We have the perfect offer designed to congratulate graduates?

Our delicious menu full of tasty traditional meals, has something everybody will enjoy.

Time to put those disastrous dinners of beans on toast behind you and indulge in our Famous Shankly Burger. Ditch those dehydrated noodles in favour of a delicious Thai Green Curry.

Furthermore a brilliant bonus. By bringing the whole family along to the Bastion Bar and Restaurant, you dine for free as part of our Graduate Offer.

Thai Green Curry

So In Summation

That’s correct bring a family of four or more, and your own 2 course meal is completely free. As a little gift from us, in honour of all your hard work, we also provide a bottle of bubbly. Great for your strict student budget.

As well as our fabulous food and awesome offers, our spacious and uniquely decorated restaurant and bar provides a great atmosphere for you and the family to toast to your achievements.

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant is bursting with Bill Shankly Memorabilia. Most of which was kindly donated by the Shankly family, and all of which provides detailed insight into the life and legend of Bill Shankly.

There is no better place to enjoy hearty meals, delicious drinks and fabulous surroundings than at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant. Call and book your table to celebrate in style on 0151 236 0166 or email

School’s Out For Summer – The Shanky Hotel Offer

School will be out for summer soon and for those lucky graduates going off into the big wide world or families due to start the longest school break of the year, The Shankly Hotel has designed an overnight offer that is perfect for you.

If you’ve never spent an evening in The Shankly Hotel, then be prepared for a great night’s stay at Liverpool’s luxury, award winning, Bill Shankly themed hotel. Whether you are choosing to spend a summer holiday in the city or an evening celebrating your graduation, our family friendly hotel is the ideal spot to soak up some luxury and fun this summer.

Spend an evening in one of our luxury suites that can sleep up to 4 guests in any of the comfortable double beds, surrounded by uniquely stylish décor. Relax in the exceptional ensuite bathrooms and enjoy our mind blowing double Jacuzzi baths, something we know the family will enjoy.

The Shankly Hotel

During your break in Liverpool, there are a number of family-friendly activities taking place that will keep the whole family occupied. Liverpool Village has taken over our famed waterfront to resemble the beachfront in Barcelona. The summer-long project has brought a taste of urban Mediterranean life into Liverpool. Their mission is to invite families to enjoy various fun filled outdoor activities making the most of the rare British sunshine. Try your hand at Segway rides or crazy golf, ninja assault course or just relax in one of the many deck chairs whilst watching the kids hard at play.

For graduates, The Bastion Bar and Restaurant has an awesome dining offer you and the family can enjoy. A family of four or more are invited to come together over a 2-course meal choosing any of our mouth-watering menu options. The bonus bit is that the graduate among the family dines for free.

Follow up this delightful meal offer with further celebrations and pop open a bottle of premium champagne to toast the graduate’s success.

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant provides a wonderful atmosphere that comes complete with fabulous food and wonderful champagne, a great place to celebrate a graduation with the family this month.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

And the offers don’t stop there; our fabulous overnight stay also includes breakfast the following morning. Served in the Bastion Bar and Restaurant, a continental buffet filled with fresh fruits and pastries, toast and preserves and even your favourite cereals. If all that isn’t enough then perhaps a Full English will suffice, all included in our awesome family offer.

Just £119 for a family of four, you can enjoy an overnight stay and breakfast to celebrate any family occasion.

Call and arrange your family visit on 0151 236 0166 or email, we look forward to welcoming you soon.