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Weekly Edition - Publication date:- 2017-15-07

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'Hope and Glory' Liverpool's biggest, newest music festival update

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WITH only weeks to go until Liverpool's newest festival 'Hope and Glory' takes over Liverpool's City Centre, more details on the exciting and extravagant entertainment happening over the weekend have been announced.

As well as enjoying music from the festival's incredible line up of top name acts; including headliners:- 'James' and 'Hacienda Classical' the 3rd stage 'In The Lady Garden' has a whole host of fun to offer.

On Saturday, 5 August 2017, the Liverpool International Air Guitar Competition will be taking place throughout the day, with entrants battling it out to show their best moves to the crowd. Entries for the Air Guitar Competition should be made to:- Hello@TinyCOW.Co.UK with their name, age and top 3 songs to rock out to.

The stage also plays host to an array of special solo acoustic performers and respected journalist and author Simon Price who will be 'In Conversation With' some of the weekend's stars including:- Charlotte Church and Lucy Spraggan. Liverpool's top fashion and lifestyle blogger Stephi La Reine will also share her style expertise in the Fashionista Hour.

On Sunday there will be exclusive acoustic performances from ex-Augustines frontman William McCarthy, who makes his return to Liverpool after his former band played their final show there in 2016. Kent singer Nic Bennett, The Voice UK 2016 contestant Cody Frost and more will also feature. Closing the stage will be the grand 'Duelling Pianos,' a thrilling contest between virtuoso ivory ticklers in a life or death struggle to showcase their skills!

One lucky ticket buyer will also be walking away with ₤1,000 and 2 tickets to next year's Hope and Glory in the festival's Victoriana fancy dress competition; so expect:- handle bar moustaches, bearded ladies and bloomers galore!

Across the whole site there will even more weird and wonderful pop up comedians and entertainment including:- the Football Legends charity darts match, celebrity charity arm wrestling, The Victorian Acrobatic Team, Harminder the Elephant and Dinosaur Baby in the Pram, the highly entertaining sights of inflatable crustaceans' in the 'Dance Of the Lobsters; Lobsterlicious', as well as a:- Foam Party, Prince Albert's Little Secret (Cocktail bar), Mothers Ruin (Gin bar), Mr Edison's Electric Emporium, Dr Johnson's Clandestine Gathering, The Hoop and Stick and Darwin's Little Darlings.

Tickets available from:- HopeAndGloryFestival.Co.UK.

See next week for further details...


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