ON THE WATERFRONT – Sat 17 July Events

logoSATURDAY 17 July 2010 from Noon till late, on Liverpool Waterfront.
Events include – Fire & Light Spectacle, Ships, Singing, Sand Sculpting, Pirate Muster, Picasso &

12pm – 5pm, Albert Dock

Colour and animation will be brought to the water as historic vessels Earl of Pembroke, Phoenix, Bessie Ellen, Ruth, Kathleen & May and Little Brigmake the docks their home for the weekend. Although you will be unable to board the vessels, stay around and watch as exhilarating acts are performed on board the Earl of Pembroke and Phoenix.

12pm, 2.15pm & 4.15pm, Hartley Quay

Good old hearty renditions of traditional shanties, Celtic music and tavern songs will be brought to you by the remarkable There Be Pirates band from San Francisco. Feisty and full of get-up-andgo, this true musical adventure is sure to have
your feet tapping along.

1pm & 2.45pm, Hartley Quay

A UK premiere, a historic vessel and its rigging will become the stage for a unique high energy show. Extraordinary
skills will be displayed as the artists perform a breathtaking combination of aerial and extreme acrobatics in a way never been seen before, set to a specially created soundtrack.

1.45pm & 3.30pm, Hartley Quay

One of the UK’s leading choirs, Liverpool’s very own Sense of Sound will grace a unique stage to bring a collection of exquisite songs resonant of the seas and docksides. Singing in rich pitch-perfect harmony, the 35 piece choir will have you mesmerised and listening in contemplative wonder.

10am – 5pm, TATE Liverpool, Mermaid Court

Inspired by the summer blockbuster exhibition, Picasso: Peace and Freedom, TATE Liverpool invites you and your family to get crafty and create a ‘Dove of Peace’ just like Picasso. Decorate an activity tent with your messages of peace and display your unique dove creation in the magical Picasso Peace Garden, situated in Mermaid Court until Sunday 18 July.
Craft activity Saturday only.

10am – 5pm (Sat & Sun), Merseyside Maritime Museum, Hartley Quay

Discover traditional maritime crafts such as net-making, knot tying and coopering. Listen to music by the Empire Community Choir, explore the Piermaster’s House or step aboard for a tour of the Tugboat Brocklebank. Enjoy
storytelling, pirate crafts and face painting too. Come and see the new exhibition Endurance: Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure which chronicles the amazing story of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s dramatic 1914 expedition. Open
from 16 July to 3 January 2011. Free entry.

12pm – 5pm, Albert Dock & Pier Head

As you stroll around you may to come face-to-face with fun and foolishness as Street Performers unload their cargoes of colourful skill to bring a special brand of maritime and art themed street theatre to the docksides.

12pm – 5pm (Sat & Sun), Pier Head

In the run up to the weekend and after much frenetic trowelling, watch in amazement as 60 tons of sand is incredibly sculptured into something stunning by the sensational Sand in Your Eye. Can you guess what it is?

12pm – 5pm (Sat & Sun), Pier Head

The Feel Good Fair offers you an opportunity to purchase the best of locally handmade wares, connect with local creatives and spark your curiosity in the Year of Health & Wellbeing. So come and be inspired to do something new, rediscover a forgotten talent and improve your wellbeing. Awhole host of local artists and organisations will be on hand to help you
discover new ways to make you feel good.

12.30pm – 4pm, Princes Parade

The Royal Navy are bringing an impressive warship to the Liverpool Cruise Liner Terminal on the 17 and 18 July. Open daily between 12.30pm and 4pm go to gate 4 to step on board.

8.30pm – 9.45pm, Salthouse Quay
Revel in the antics of silly street performers before the final performance of the evening.
9.45pm – 10.15pm, Salthouse Dock

A FREE spectacular son et lumière by Walk The Plank.

ALSO a Prize Competition

Mysterious MacNamara’s Map – A selection of fantastic prizes to be won!
Follow the clues on the Mysterious MacNamara’s Map and you could be in with a chance to win one of a selection of fantastic prizes – including a trip on the Yellow Boat Heritage Cruise, a VIP ride on Liverpool’s Big Wheel and one very special Piece of Treasure. Simply pick up a map from the Albert Dock Visitor Centre or the Pier Head Ferry Terminal from the 16 July or DOWNLOAD HERE, follow the clues and submit your answers here. Make sure you don’t miss out – the competition closes on the 9 August. The lucky winners who have answered all the questions correctly will be selected at random and contacted via email by Friday 20 August.

Visit www.liverpoolonthewaterfront.co.uk to check for any last minute changes to dates and times to avoid disappointment.