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10 Things to do with the kids this weekend in Liverpool

4 years ago

By The Guide Liverpool

10 Things to do with the kids this weekend in Liverpool

It’s the last weekend before the kids head back to school and we’ve got your activities sorted.

There’s tonnes of ways to spend your last weekend in Liverpool before the kids begin a new year at school. After weeks of fabulous, quality family time, why not plan a weekend packed with local activities before it’s back to bedtimes and lunch boxes.

We’ve rounded up 10 of the best family activities and events that wont break the bank post-Christmas, with something for kids of all ages to enjoy. What will you get up to?

1 – Liverpool Christmas Ice Festival

It’s your last chance to have all the fun on the fair at the Liverpool Christmas Ice Festival this weekend. Pier Head is the place to be for rides, ice skating and plenty of tasty treats. Opening times here. 

2 – Planetarium Shows, World Museum

If indoor activities are more your thing, head to World Museum for a bit of star gazing as the Planetarium opens its doors and your eyes to the Milky way. More info on show times here.

3 – Liverpool Central Library

Did you know you can play Xbox, surf the internet, join in with sing alongs, puppet shows, sing dance and of course read, for free at Liverpool’s Central Library? Check out Discover on the ground floor for fun for all ages. More info here. 

More: Did you know Liverpool Central Library is home to one of the rarest books in the world? Click here to find out more. 

4 – Titanic, A Race to Rescue, Merseyside Maritime Museum

We’ve all heard of the Titanic, but how much do you really know? Head to Merseyside Maritime Museum this weekend and watch a live performance about the race to rescue on that fateful night. More about the exhibition here. 

5 – Liverpool Nerf Centre

If your kids love a bit of rough and tumble and like to burn off steam, check out the Walk In Weekend sessions at Liverpool Nerf Centre. No booking just fun times. Info here. 

6 – Underwater Street’s Imagine That

When it comes to getting hands on, few Liverpool attractions offer more fun than Imagine That at Wavertree Technology Park. From real life jobs at the Imagination Village to painting cars, science experiments and lots of crafty fun, there’s something for little hands to explore. More here. 

7 – Odeon Kids Club, Liverpool ONE

Did you know you can watch great family films for less at the Odeon Liverpool ONE every weekend? Why not get some munchies and watch Johnny English Strikes Again this Saturday for just £3.25pp? Find out more and book here. 

8 – Southport Ice Rink

It’s your last chance to Dance on Ice at Southport’s Ice Rink this weekend. Tickets start at Just £4.50 and tied in with something yummy to eat from one of the independent eateries and a go on the penny slots, your day is made in Southport this weekend. More info here. 

More: Click here for our regions best parks and stock up on fresh air fun before the new term. 

9 – Storytime at the Walker Art Gallery

Pre-schoolers might prefer an activity that’s a little more gentle, so why not head to the Walker Art Gallery for Rhyme Time or Crafty Calendars? Click here to see the range of activities from Big Art. Ps – they’re free too!

10 – VR Here

Older kids will love VR Here. Liverpool’s dedicated Virtual Reality Centre is just a stones throw from the city centre and houses all the latest release VR games and experiences including extreme racing. Find out more and book in here. 


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