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Family Fun; August Bank Holiday in Liverpool

Posted on 21.08.2018

This coming weekend of the 24th-27th August is the last bank holiday of the year and the perfect opportunity to squeeze in a little family time before the school holidays end.

There has been so much to do in Liverpool over the course of the summer for all of the family and this weekend is no exception.

Take a look at some of the best events and things to do this August bank holiday weekend in Liverpool when staying at The Shankly Hotel.

Folk Festival on the Dock

Kick off the August Bank Holiday weekend with a trip to the beautiful Albert Dock where you can enjoy a bit of culture, plenty of music and loads of entertainment.

Folk Festival Liverpool

The Albert Dock’s annual Folk Festival will welcome over 200 performers for a weekend full to the brim of activities for all of the family.

Take the opportunity to explore a truly interesting and historic landmark of Liverpool where you can enjoy a bite to eat, drink an a walk around the picturesque surroundings.

The Great Brick Adventure

If you and your family simply love Lego then paying a visit to the Echo Arena’s Great Brick Adventure is a must this August Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool.

Check out some of the biggest and best Lego models in the world in one of several interactive displays. Everything from larger than life Lego Lions to massive man-made mythical monsters will be on show and ready to amaze you and the family on your visit.

Brick Pits will encourage everyone to dive in and get creative, building a masterpiece of their very own taking inspiration for the brilliant brick structures all around them.

From the 25th – 27th of August everyone can spend some time marvelling at massive masterpieces each made with millions of tiny Lego bricks.

International Beatles Week

The Beatles are arguably the most famous band in the world and they’re proudly from Liverpool which means there is no better city to enjoy International Beatles Week.

International Beatles Week

Celebrate the Fab Four in their hometown with a week and weekend full of Beatles fun.

Live music will be the focus of the week with 70 bands from over 20 countries coming together to celebrate The Beatles and their greatest hits.

Bring the kids along for a fantastic bank holiday weekend in Liverpool with a distinctive Beatles twist.

Explore a Museum

Liverpool is home to some of the most fascinating museums in the country which offer a wealth of fun, entertainment and education for those of all ages.

Museum of Liverpool

From the International Slavery Museum which is located on the Albert Dock to the World, Museum is St George’s Quarter, there is bound to be a museum experience perfect for your bank holiday weekend in Liverpool.

Each of these award-winning museums has been designed with kids in mind meaning they’re fully interactive with workshops, talks and tours taking place all weekend.

Ferry Across the Mersey

If the weather is good then there is nothing better than enjoying a ferry ride across the Mersey.

Mersey Ferry

See Liverpool and the Wirral from a new angle as you board the Razzle Dazzle Ferry, a bright and fun ferry which was specially commissioned by Liverpool Biennial. Perfect for the big and little ones, a Ferry across the Mersey is a great way to see Liverpool’s magnificent skyline.

Luxury Overnight Stay

Liverpool is the perfect city for a little bank holiday getaway so bring the kids for one last summer blow out before the school year starts again.

Here at The Shankly Hotel, we have a whole host of special dining and overnight stay offers to help you have a bank holiday weekend to remember.

From afternoon tea in the beautiful Bastion Bar & Restaurant to taking a look around the city on one of our Shankly Experience Tours.

Liverpool The Shankly Hotel

Situated on Victoria Street in the heart of the city centre, there really is nowhere else to enjoy a relaxing family break whilst enjoying the best Liverpool has to offer.

For more information on our special offers, please click here or call our reservations team on 0515 601 8801.