The Guide Live: Everything you need to know about a massive weekend in Merseyside

05/09/2019

There’s a whole host of tasty events happening across this weekend in Merseyside and our Kate and Josh have all the information you need to get planning.


Who’s ready for a huge weekend filled with food, drink, family activities and festival vibes? The footy is taking a break for international action and we’re lined up an unmissable weekend in Merseyside, packed with fun and something for everyone.

There’s more than 40 different food, drink and lifestyle stalls setting up shop as the Royal Albert Dock Liverpool launches its Food Festival – FEAST. Expect masterclasses on the floating pontoon, kids pizza making classes, story telling, face painting, DJ’s and more. It’s free to attend and runs from 11am until 6pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Your full event guide here.

It’s all eyes on the skies as the Southport Air Show returns to the sea side town this weekend. Beginning on Friday evening there’s a whole host of amazing aircraft, wingwalkers, fireworks and an air show village to explore. The ticketed show runs until Sunday with something for all ages. Info and tickets here.

Next up we’re raving and misbehaving in St Helens! The biggest old skool festival of DJ’s and live PA’s is back at Sherdley Park on Saturday. Reminisce is the ultimate all dayer and this year our Lee Butler is joined by the likes of Whigfield, Ultra Nate, Vengaboys, Urban Cookie Collective, D’ream and more. Tickets and your full festival guide here.

The highly anticipated Wirral Food and Drink Festival comes to Birkenhead Park on Saturday and Sunday with more than 60 local food, drink and produce stalls to check out plus family fun and its totally free to attend. You’ll see celeb chefs, there’s masterclasses and panel talks plus micro breweries and food from right across the Wirral. Full event guide and timings here.

There’s also two unmissable ticketed concerts taking place after dark, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will perform on Saturday with the Lightning Seeds, The Christians and more rock the park on Sunday.

The Queensway/Birkenhead tunnel and Byrom Street are both closed this weekend as the flyover demolition begins –  so our advice is, do yourself a huge favour and plan your journey using public transport. Both Merseyrail and Arriva North West will get you out and about this weekend.


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