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(All of August)
Liverpool Biennial is an engaging free festival of newly commissioned contemporary art from around the world. A biannual event, it takes place over 14 weeks in galleries, museums, pubs, unused spaces, stations, hotels, parking lots, shops and supermarkets across the city.
It’s a great day out if you’re looking for summer activities with kids, as this year is the very first time that children have worked together with artists and the Biennial team to develop ambitious exhibitions, projects and publications specifically for young audiences.
Plan your cultural day out at Liverpool Biennial 2016
The Cavern Club (24th-30th August)
Take a trip to the city where is all began and experience the annual International Beatleweek Festival, celebrating the life and music of the most famous pop group in the world.
Expect live music on the Cavern’s 3 stages all day, every day (with a different band on every hour), but you can also get out and experience other great music venues in the city, including the Royal Court, Alma De Cuba and St. George’s Hall.
Discover more at International Beatleweek
The Albert Dock (26th-29th August)
Folk Festival on the Dock will bring together the city’s rich music and maritime heritage in a celebration of live acoustic folk, sea shanty and folk rock over the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Artists already lined up for 2016 include eclectic singer/songwriter, Henry Priestman, contemporary folk/acoustic duo Gilmore & Roberts and celebrated singer/songwriter Sam Winston. BBC Radio 2 DJ, Janice Long, has been announced as the host of the main stage.
Join in the folk fun at the Albert Dock.