Strike a pose with the
Liverpool Selfie Challenge
THINK you can rival the likes of the
Kardashians when it comes to selfies? Then grab your smart phone and take part
in a special free event, on Saturday, 10 September 2016.
The Liverpool Selfie Challenge takes place across the City centre this weekend.
and with some top prizes on offer organisers are looking for teams of up to 6
people to sign up, explore the City and take selfies with as many of the
assigned locations as possible.
All people have to do is register
online before 2pm, on Friday, 9
and then head along to the Town Hall, at 10am, on Saturday. Teams will be given a
checklist of 20 venues they need to pose in front of to complete the Gold
challenge, 12 venues to complete Silver or 8 to be in with a chance of winning a
prize in the Bronze category. The locations could include any iconic building in
the City or popular shopping destination, but the list will be top secret until
the day to avoid anyone getting a head start!
Once it's underway, each team will choose whether to take on the Gold, Silver or
Bronze challenge and they then need to take a photo at as many venues as
possible (with the building clearly identifiable in the picture) and then post
them on Twitter using the hashtag #LVPselfie.
Contestants have until 2pm to complete the challenge, and prizes will be awarded
to the 1st team who completes the most of their selected challenge:-
Gold prize:– £100 Liverpool ONE gift card.
Silver prize:- £75 Liverpool ONE gift card.
Bronze prize:- £50 Liverpool ONE gift card.
Best Team Name:- Family ticket to Snow White courtesy of the Empire Theatre.
Most creative Selfie:- £50 Liverpool ONE voucher courtesy of Liverpool and
Sefton Chambers of Commerce).
Mystery prizes:- Free entrance to a Merseyraces event worth £20 and a free
Lifestyles day pass for a family.
Most steps taken (as shown on a smartphone or pedometers provided.) Afternoon
tea at Central Library.
Assistant Mayor and Cabinet Member for culture, tourism and events, Councillor
Wendy Simon, said:- "This is a fantastic event which is perfect for
families, couples or groups of friends who are up for a challenge.
It's a great way to explore the City and keep fit at the same time; whether
people take a leisurely stroll around the locations or aim to complete all 20 in
the allotted time.
The Fit For Me campaign was recently launched and is all about getting people
more active, so hopefully the selfie challenge will inspire people to sign up,
do something different on Saturday and be in with the chance to win some
Selfie challenge rules:-
Teams must pre-register before 2pm Friday
Maximum team number is 6
Teams must check in at Liverpool Town Hall by 10am
The landmark must be clearly identifiable in all selfies
#LVPselfie must be used on Twitter
Teams must complete their challenge by heading back to the Town Hall no later
No vehicle transport is allowed
The event has been organised by Liverpool
City Council in partnership with the
Clinical Commissioning Group.
Mersey Ferries ready for a
THE Mersey Ferry will be doing its best
impression of the Black Pearl, on Saturday, 10 September 2016, as special
pirate themed River Explorer services are held to celebrate the Pirate Festival,
on the Dock, and kids who come in pirate fancy dress will be able to travel for
The Pirate Festival on the Dock is a free family swashbuckling spectacular on
the Liverpool waterfront and will feature thrilling live action under sail,
theatrical swordfights and breath taking stunts, this year interwoven with local
folklore and the fascinating heritage of the Liverpool privateers who once
plundered the 7 seas.
As part of the Pirate Festival on the Dock event, Mersey Ferries will be running
special pirate themed River Explorer Cruises on Saturday from 12 noon to 5pm.
The 50 minute cruises will depart on the hour from Pier Head, Liverpool calling
at Seacombe and Woodside. "We'll have pirates to welcome you on board and to encourage lads and lassies to
join in with fun and frolics along with some pirate themed narration.
Children who are dressed in pirate fancy dress will be able to travel
FREE of charge with every full paying adult on
River Explorer services from 12 noon to 5pm." said a spokesperson for
Full terms and
conditions can be found on the Mersey Ferries
website. For more information
about the Pirate Festival on the Dock, visit the Albert Dock
Gary Evans, Head of Service at Merseytravel, said:- "The Pirate Festival
on the Dock is another great event to be held on the waterfront and Mersey
Ferries are delighted to be playing our part in offering something a little bit
different from our normal River Explorer cruises.
We're sure that people will enjoy coming on board and we look forward to seeing
lots of mini Jack Sparrows taking advantage of our free travel offer."
Hot Mess - subversive alternative comedy comes
to the Liverpool Comedy Festival!
HOT Mess is an alternative comedy
showcase which brings together uniquely hilarious minds of the North West for an
unforgettable hour of oddball laughter. This rag tag troupe of dangerous
subversives are not afraid to ask life's big questions; what happens when you
bury jelly? If what is who, then why is time? And did you leave your
straighteners on? So you can expect to learn as well as laugh.
Book tickets to what promises to be a bonkers evening of Alternative Comedy
shenanigans from the teams behind Quippodrome and The Delightful Sausage.
Interactive, colourful and highly surreal; ideal for those of a silly
disposition who enjoy the likes of Vic and Bob, The Mighty Boosh and Jam.
Hot Mess is part of the Liverpool Comedy Festival runs from 16 September to 2
October 2016 and has been promoted by Funny Looking Fringe. 81 Renshaw, has been
building a name as the go to venue for the hottest alternative comedy. To see a
full line up of exciting comedy, online, via:-