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Getting to Liverpool

Bursting with culture and inspiring things to do, there’s amazing events and happenings planned in 2017.

From the international draw of British Style Collective (previously The Clothes Show Live) to the underground sound of Liverpool Sound City, Liverpool’s events and festivals use the city’s unique spaces and architecture to create unforgettable experiences.

Liverpool presents some of the city’s most diverse and exciting events and festivals, creating an incredible programme of events.

Here’s a blog with the highlights for the year ahead, 17 reasons to make Liverpool your festival city in 2017. Let’s get the party started.

Things To Do and See

International festival of physical theatre 26th May- 3rd June

9 days of performance, street theatre, workshops and industry events from world-class local, national and international artists.

Check out the programme:

Daydream Believers

Come and join us for a LOVE-IN, a gathering of tribes at a secret Hope St location, a unique, immersive psychedelic experience inspired by the 1967 summer of love….

Tmesis Training Company as part of Physical Fest.

Getting to Liverpool

By Road

Getting to Liverpool

Liverpool is well-connected to the UK motorway network. From the M6 take the M62, M58 or M56 direct to Liverpool. To find out more check out Visit Liverpool

By Air

Getting to Liverpool

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is situated just outside Liverpool city centre and connects to over 70 European destinations. EasyJet, Ryanair, Wizz air, FlyBe, Blue Air and Aer Lingus all have bases in the city and travel from most major European cities.

Manchester Airport is just 45 minutes from Liverpool and is the gateway for direct long haul routes into the North West region. British Airways, Emirates, Etihad, KLM and Delta connect to global destinations.

By Rail

Getting to Liverpool

Virgin Trains

Travelling to Liverpool by train couldn’t be easier. Virgin Trains’ passengers can be in Central London in just over two hours. Virgin Trains also offer regular direct services from Stafford and Crewe to Liverpool Lime Street.


Get there with Merseyrail from just £1.95 return. Regular train services run to 67 stations across Merseyside, perfect for the Sgt Pepper events. Plan your journey below or download the Merseyrail app.

The Beatles

The Beatles Story is the largest permanent exhibition in the world. The award-winning museum is dedicated to telling the story about the Beatles and their history; how they rose to fame.  It is nestled at the Albert Dock on the beautiful waterfront of the UNESCO World heritage. The award-winning museum takes its visitors many years back on a journey about the lives, culture, music as well as the times of the Beatles, a very popular English rock band that was formed in the early 1960s in Liverpool.

The museum hosts the Casbah and the Cavern clubs as well as Abbey Road Studios, some of the major landmarks in their musical journey.  In the museum, there’s also a collection of the musical instruments that the band that originally used, John Lennon’s New York piano and spectacles, the original lyrics of their songs, their old photos, rare albums and Ringo Starr’s drum kit.

Those are not the only items that you’ll see in this museum; there’s also a comprehensive authentic replica suit set to mark the release of Sgt Pepper which took place in 1968 and an array of things depicting the history of British Invasion as well as the solo careers of each of the Beatle.

The Beatles Story is among the best tourist attractions in the United Kingdom and more than 4.5 million people had visited it by the year 2018.

Written by Jason Striegel

C/C++, Java, Python, Linux developer for 18 years, A-Tech enthusiast love to share some useful tech hacks.