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11 Brilliant things you can do at the Liverpool Spring Food & Drink Festival

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11 Brilliant things you can do at the Liverpool Spring Food & Drink Festival

Sefton Park is gearing up to welcome another jam-packed weekend of food, drink, wellness activities and family fun. 

The Spring Food and Drink Festival in Sefton Park returns on 28th and 29th April and with Sefton Park awash with beautiful blooms and plenty of sunshine, we can’t think of a better way to spend a weekend. Grab yourself a craft beer or a big gin goblet as Liverpool Spring Festival gives you the biggest tastiest outdoor food court in the city. This huge showcase of top class, local producers comes with some added bonuses this April as there’s also the chance to explore yoga, meditation or some high intensity exercise classes in the Free Wellness Classes Tent running all weekend.

Watch above as our Jay met up with Charlotte from the festival to find out how preparation is going down at Sefton Park.

If you’re heading down to the Liverpool Spring Food & Drink Festival, this year sponsored by Arriva and Space Coffee, with the family, the kids are in for a treat too! With Stockley Farm petting zoo, Ginger Island Face painting and a brand new baaahh-rilliant sheep show, plus loads more to check out, there’s plenty to keep toddlers to teens occupied all weekend long. Oh and here’s the best bit, kids under 14 go free! With two days full of food, drinks, activities and shows to check out, we’ve put together our top pics ahead of the Liverpool Spring Food & Drink Festival.

Here’s 11 brilliant things you can do at the Liverpool Spring Food & Drink Festival…..

1 – Try All The Gin

There’s not one, not two but FOUR top class gin distilleries offering all manner of citrusy pairings to enjoy at the dedicated Gin Garden. Click here to choose your favourite.

2 – Travel the World one dish at a time

The Urban Eats zone of the festival invites you to dine around the world from Mexico to Thailand, Italy to India, whatever your heart desires, you can have it! Check out the full list of vendors here. 

3 – Drink Prosecco & Bust Some Moves

Get your groove on in the prosecco tent sponsored by Disco Classical as Liverpool Disco Festival DJs provide the soulful disco soundtrack to the day! We’ll raise a glass to that.

4 – Learn how to cook Vegan/Veggie

How do you fancy learning how to cook a meat free meal? Head to the Cookery Tent for a Buddha bowl masterclass or learn how to make pulled Jackfruit kebabs and more. Details and booking here. 

5 – Let the kids make their own lunch

Let the kids go wild with toppings as Delivita invite your mini chefs to make their own pizza, cook it on site and chow down for £5 (along with a drink too), so that’s lunch sorted!

6 – Get Crafty and support R Charity

You’ve invited to add your own tissue paper flower creation and add it to the huge flower wall display, alongside making a donation to nominated local cause, R Charity. Don’t forget your camera to snap a pic of your bloom.

7 –  Go to the Market

Did you know you can fill your cupboards with amazing fresh, local and international produce from the Spring Festival Market place? From cheese to vodka and chilli jam, go wild in the aisles and click here for stall details. 

8 – Try out Family Boxercise

Once you’ve eaten all the food on offer you can work it off with a family boxercise session with David Lloyd, expect to hit the pads hard, hammer the skipping and enjoy a well deserved gin afterwards! More family fun listings here. 

9 – Get Hands on and Crafty

From creating your own herb boxes to making origami dogs, flower crowns and bird feeders, you can roll your sleeves up and try your hand at something totally new. Click here for more info. 

10 – Loosen Up with Broga

We’ve all heard of Yoga but you can have ago at a brand new concept that targets tight spots such as hamstrings and shoulders, and leaves you feeling as flexible as ever. More details here. 

11 – Tails in the City

The Liverpool Spring Food & Drink Festival is set in Sefton Park, a dog-lovers haven and you can mix the two by bringing your pooch along to enjoy a little doggy-day care with Tails in the City. Back for another year, these guys have a ball organising activities for your dog while you sample the produce on offer! Click here for more info and to book.

Tickets are now on sale for the Liverpool Spring Food & Drink Festival and you can save by buying yours online. Advance Adult Day Passes are £7 (£8.50 on the day) and Adult Weekend Passes are just £11.50 online (£12.50 on the day) and can be bought online at and don’t forget, kids under 14 go completely free.


What are you most looking forward to at The Liverpool Spring Food & Drink Festival 2018? Drop us a line on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with your suggestions and we’ll share the best on our social media.



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