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Publication Date:- 2018-31-03
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Croxteth Hall to host  1st ever CBBC Summer Social

LIVERPOOL City Council are collaborating with the BBC to put on a brand new, large scale children’s and family festival which will be the 1st of its kind in the UK.

The event will go by the name 'CBBC Summer Social' and will be a 3 day event, running from 3 August to 5 August 2018 and will be aimed at children aged 6 to 12, featuring music from acts including:- Union J, HRVY, Mackenzie Ziegler and Matt Terry.

We are also told that, both the Liverpool International Music Festival and BBC Music Introducing will have a live stage and there will be music from Opera North and Royal Albert Hall!

This amazing festival will be the 1st ever outdoor festival for children in Liverpool and also the 1st ever event like it, in the UK.

Other fantastic attractions in the line up will include:- Hacker T Dog, The Next Step, the Pets Factor, The Worst Witch, Deadly 60, Saturday Mash Up!

That's not forgetting, both LFC Foundation and Everton in the Community will also be hosting events over the 3 days... Well it is Liverpool...!

For the very young, and young at heart, Mr Tumble will also attend alongside a CBeebies "village." Plus a huge range of theatre shows and art workshops at the Grade 2 listed hall and its grounds.

Alice Webb, director of BBC Children's, said she was:- "Exceptionally proud to bring this unique festival experience to kids and their families, within this overlooked beauty and historic setting."

To buy tickets to see this event, visit:- BBC.Co.UK.

This news comes as Liverpool City Council approved plans to transform the 500 acre estate and Hall into a "major tourist attraction" for the Liverpool City Region.   It is also hoped that this event will not only highlight this hidden gem and give more people the opportunity to see Croxteth Hall, but will be 1 of many more concerts, seasonal fairs and artisan markets using the Hall's unique facilities and grounds.

This is a video taken for us at the press launch of the 'CBBC Summer Social.'

This event is also part of Liverpool's 2018 celebrations, marking 10 years since being the European Culture Liverpool, back in 2008 and is 1 of many amazing events taking place within the Liverpool City Region throughout 2018.

Win tickets to the Liverpool Spring Festival 2018

FANCY a fun filled family day out? We have 5 family passes for Liverpool Spring Festival to give away. The family friendly festival, which features a whole raft of exciting activities, is set to take place in the City's leafy Sefton Park, from 28 April to 29 April 2018.  There will be lots to keep little ones busy with birds of prey, mini beasts, a pop up farm, donkey rides and an entertaining sheep show that is guaranteed to make the audience smile. There will also be arts and crafts and storytelling sessions throughout the weekend. Visitors can expect a jam packed programme of hands on workshops, covering everything from vegan cookery and gardening to yoga and meditation. There will also be a producers' market, a vintage fairground, a gin garden, a Prosecco Bar, DJ sets and a huge selection of street food and craft beer stalls. Visit:- LiverpoolFoodAndDrinkFestival.Co.UK for tickets and further information.

To enter the competition, all you need to do is answer the question below...

Question:- Liverpool Spring Festival is set to take place in which leafy park?

Then send your answer along with your full name, address and day time contact number to our email address:- by 12, noon, on 7 April 2018.

Terms and Conditions apply, should you entering you are agreeing to the following rules:-

1. Tickets are issued via the Liverpool Spring Festival organisers, so should you win, your full contact information will be passed on to them so that they can issue you the tickets.

2. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

3. We offer no cash alternative prize and tickets cannot be exchanged for monetary value or any other item.

4. You agree to follow any  terms and conditions issued via the organisers of the Liverpool Spring Festival.

5. All competitions will not be eligible to staff and/or family members of PCBT Photography and/or PBT Media Relations Ltd.

6. As tickets are issued by Liverpool Spring Festival organisers, the publishers of Southport Reporter, can not be held liable should this event be cancelled or postponed.

7. All information supplied is only used for the running of this competition and held under the UK Data Protection Act.

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