Events This Weekend – May 17/18 2008

Its a busy weekend – May 17/18 2008 – hope the good weather lasts.

The old Customs & Excise Museum has moved into the basement of the Maritime Museum and been rebranded as ‘SEIZED! – Revenue & Customs Uncovered’ – lets just call it Seized.

Its being launched this weekend with lots of activities.
More details

Also at the Maritime on Saturday May 17th, there’s a Face of the City Showcase event.

Singers, Poets, Storytellers and artwork will be on display at Merseyside Maritime Museums Dockside Gallery. Everyone is invited and it’s FREE. So come along join in the fun, sing along, listen to poets reciting their own poetry, hear the story of Liverpool artists Wiilliam and Henry Carling. Veiw artwork and talk to some of the people who are taking part in the Face of the City arts project.

Full details

Meanwhile at Otterspool you can enjoy the annual HUB Festival
The UK’s largest FREE urban youth festival takes place this weekend, 17-18 May, from 11am-6pm at Otterspool Park, Liverpool.

Featuring Animal Relentless bike tour, the UK’s only open air international bboy tournament, Shlomo – the world’s finest human beatboxer, graffiti, a skate park, urban village and the best live music.
Full details on the Hub website

And on Sunday May 18 – the monthly Art Market returns to the Piazza in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral from 12.00 to 16.00