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."