Let’s Get This Party Started

Summer of Liv -There's something for everyone as Liverpool becomes festival city. Picture by Mark McNulty
LIVERPOOL is a true festival city in 2016 with dozens of events taking place all over. From literature to music to sport there’s something for everyone going on in the city. Marketing Liverpool have teamed up with the city’s biggest festival organisers to launch a web page directly dedicated to the ever growing programme of events, which include Writing On The Wall, Sound City, The International Tennis Tournament, Africa Oye, Liverpool International Music Festival, Biennial and more. liverpoolfestivalcity.com is a new resource for residents and visitors who are on the look-out for the next big event to attend. It has galleries, overviews, videos and links to more information about a selection of our most diverse and exciting festivals. The recently launched site builds upon the festival information available on the city’s official destination management website, Visitliverpool.com. Chris Brown, Marketing Liverpool’s Director said: “You never have to wait long for an amazing festival in Liverpool. It’s part of what makes us a great city to visit. But there’s so much going on, it can become overwhelming for visitors.” Merseyrail smallYou can get to most of the festivals via train. A Merseyrail spokesperson said: “There are many great events taking place across Merseyside this summer and Merseyrail is pleased to provide an easy and affordable way to get there. There are 67 stations across our network so we are never far from where the events are held. We look forward to welcoming passengers on to the network and helping them to make the most of the summer.” A Day Saver is £5 or less for unlimited off –peak travel (£2.50 or less for under 18’s) A Family Ticket is just £10 for a family of up to 5 to enjoy unlimited off-peak travel anywhere on the Merseyrail network Off-peak is after 0930 Monday – Friday and anytime on weekends and bank holidays A quick and easy journey planner is available at www.merseyrail.org All the city’s parks and open spaces will be taken full advantage of throughout the season. Chris Brown added: “Liverpool’s festivals are all very different, but they all share deep connections to the city’s culture and heritage.”