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What’s On Liverpool | The Best Events in August 2019

Summer is reaching its peak, with long hot days and lazy evenings around the BBQ. What’s more, there’s no shortage of entertainment all around Liverpool this month to keep you and the family occupied. Our What’s On in Liverpool in August guide will guarantee that your holiday is jam-packed with festivities and a lot of sunshine.

From International Beatles Week to a whole host of festivals, you won’t be short of ideas for things to do in August around the city.

The Community Shield

When: 4 August 2019

Where: The Bastion Bar and Restaurant

Time to ditch the weekends of DIY, shopping and pretending to be interested in other sports because the greatest show on earth is back.

The 2019/20 season begins on Sunday with the inaugural curtain raiser, the Community Shield, which sees Liverpool take on Manchester City.

Head down to The Bastion Bar and Restaurant and take advantage of this fantastic Match Day Experience. For only £12.95pp, you’ll be treated to food, prize giveaways and live entertainment – and not forgetting the match itself.

Book your place today on 0151 541 9092 – and watch the Reds’ first match of the season in style.

Simply Dylan

When: 29 August 2019

Where: The Shankly Hotel

 

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This August, join The Shankly Hotel in a celebration of one of the greatest ever American singer-songwriters: Bob Dylan. No frills, no gimmicks, Simply Dylan is John O’Connell’s personal exploration of the diverse work of Bob Dylan.

From high energy renditions of Dylan’s work to a dramatic spoken word performance, Simply Dylan promises to delight audiences young and old.

Book tickets here – and get ready for an amazing night.

Graffiti Art Classes

When: 10 August 2019

Where: ZAP

 

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Liverpool has always been and continues to be a go-to destination for incredible street art. From the Baltic Triangle to the Ropewalks, Liverpool’s walls have provided a blank canvas for artists for decades.

And now, this August, get creative at ZAP Graffiti Art classes. This 2 hour graffiti art class promises to be amazing. Work as a team and learn the basic skills and techniques from professional graffiti artists.

Get your creative juices flowing this August at this graffiti masterclass.

Fusion Festival 2019

When: 31 August – 1 September 2019

Where: Sefton Park

 

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Following on from the success of Liverpool International Music Festival and Cream Classical, Sefton Park is gearing up to host Fusion Festival: a weekend packed with great music, delicious food and an incredible atmosphere.

That said, Friday’s superstar headliners are none other than US rockers, Kings of Leon, who’ll be performing their sensational back catalogue.

With live performances from the likes of Rudimental, Dizzie Rascal, John Newman and the amazing Little Mix, Fusion Festival is ready to take Sefton Park by storm.

CBBC Summer Social

When: 3-4 August 2019

Where: Croxteth Hall

 

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CBBC is taking over Croxteth Hall for two days with an incredible line-up for a bonanza of a live event. Head to the historic hall to see talent from some of the most popular kids shows on TV take to the stage, including special guests from Mr Tumble, Busted, Pixie Lott and YolanDa’s Band Jam.

CBeebies favourite Mr Tumble will be on-site to keep the little ones entertained at a CBeebies Village filled with exciting activities and performances.

And with junior discos, slime experimenting, treasure hunts, gaming areas, character walk-abouts and vlogger meet and greets, there’s tones of activities for all the family to get involved in.

one of our child-friendly What’s On in Liverpool in August events, CBBC Summer Social promises to be a whole lot of fun.

Gin Party at The Bombed Out Church

When: 9-10 August 2019

Where: The Bombed Out Church

 

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Indulge in over 20 different gins from around the world as Liverpool’s biggest gin festival lands on Bold Street. Have your taste buds tantalised at sample stalls, enjoy fabulous food from local producers and watch cocktail demos from industry experts. Plus, you’ll be handed your very own gin glass on arrival – just make sure you don’t lose it.

The Dollar Bills Burlesque Summer Showcase

When: 9 – 10 August 2019

Where: Studio 2 Parr Street

 

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Millie Dollars’ burlesque students make their return with their fourth student showcase! Launching the careers of many up and comings burlesque dancers, this event encapsulates everything we love about our What’s on in Liverpool in August guides.

Expect tantalizing talents and sensual seductions from new girls including Velvet Fox, Miss Baby Daisy, Meena Helvetia and Ava Hunter Dean.

International Beatles Week 2019

When: 21-27 August 2019

Where: Across the city

 

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Prepare yourself for 7 days and 7 nights of the fab four as International Beatles Week hits Liverpool later this month. Indulge in the music of 70 of the best Beatles tribute bands hailing from over 20 countries who are set to descend on the city, along with fans from as far afield as Japan and Australia.

This year marks the 51st anniversary of the legendary White Album, so expect to hear the music of John, Paul, George and Ringo ringing out from venues across the city on this amazing What’s On in Liverpool in August event.

Creamfields 2019

When: 22-25 August 2019

Where: Daresbury Park

 

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The greatest electronic dance music festival is back again on the bank holiday weekend. Get ready for stunning stage set-ups, thrilling fairground rides and the return of the legendary Swedish House Mafia as you dance the weekend away covered in glitter.

From Duke Dumont to Dimitri Vegas, Creamfields certainly is the jewel in the dance music crown.

Big Luv

When: 31 August 2019

Where: The Shankly Hotel, Victoria Street

 

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Head to the rooftop terrace of The Shankly Hotel to catch over 20 DJs and PAs giving summer a send-off at the Big Luv August event. Enjoy gorgeous views over the Liverpool skyline, while indulging in a day and night of sun-soaked Ibiza anthems.

If you’re looking to get away from the city for a relaxing bank holiday weekend, why not check out our guide to the most luxurious glamping spots near Liverpool?

Plus, make sure you find out the top must- see Liverpool Exhibitions in 2019 – from spectacular photography of New Brighton through the years to the ground-breaking Double Fantasy – John & Yoko at the Museum of Liverpool, there’s some fabulous things to see and do across the city in 2019.

Head over to our Facebook page today and let us know how you got on at any of our What’s On in Liverpool in August events – we can’t wait to hear from you.

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