SUNDAY 18 July 2010 from Noon till late, on Liverpool Waterfront.
Events include – Fire & Light Spectacle, Ships, Singing, Sand Sculpting, Pirate Muster, Picasso &
MERSEY PIRATE MUSTER
11am – 5pm, Albert Dock, Canning Dock & Canning Half Tide Dock
Step into a storybook world of swashbuckling skulduggery, as the 2nd International Mersey Pirate Muster blasts back
into the Albert Dock on ‘Riverpool Day’. Sea dogs, barnacle-backs and Old Salts cross cutlasses as their magnificent tall ships battle for Liverpool’s lost treasure in the Siege of Canning Dock, with enough cannons and muskets to wake Davy Jones himself.
Beat the pirates to the hidden prize by finding the legendary Pieces of Eight. Follow the clues in the Mysterious MacNamara’s Map*, but keep one step ahead of the Press Gang – Captain Hyde and Captain Seeke are looking for new recruits, willing or not…
Meet the pirates, learn the ropes and listen to yarns as old as the river. Sign the Muster book, join the Mersey Pirate Navy
(minimum term one hundred years!) and watch out for old Monty the Mersey Monster,who is never far from the treasure.
This FREE family fun day, opens at 11am.
With songs, shanties and music for all ages, sword fighting and musket displays, games, ghosts, and gunpowder, this is the Albert Dock that you’ve never seen before.
Pirate Battle commences at 3pm with very loud cannon and musket fire. Rest assured landlubbers, the only thing these pirates will capture is your imagination.
Produced by BeSpoken Storytelling and Liverpool Front House, in association with Lancashire Militia, Earl of Loudon’s Regiment, and Mersey Heritage Trust.
MARITIME MISCHIEF +
12pm – 3pm, Salthouse Quay
Witness a slice of nutty nautical-ness as a ridiculous regatta is staged by the street performers from Fool’s Paradise.
TO KISS A SAILOR +
1pm & 4.15pm, Hartley Quay
Don’t worry if you missed them on Saturday – here’s another chance to see artists explore the setting of a fully rigged ship in an extraordinary and awe-inspiring aerial and extreme acrobatic performance.
LITTLE BRIGS DOCK TOURS
12pm – 5pm, Salthouse Dock
Step aboard the Little Brigs miniature historic vessels for a free seafaring tour around the Salthouse Dock. Spaces are limited and available on a first come first served basis so be prepared to wait. Life jackets will be provided.
12pm – 5pm, Pier Head
Take a leisurely stroll and head on over to the Pier Head for a second helping of the Sensational Sand Sculpture and Feel Good Fair.
RIGHT ROYAL NAVY ADVENTURE +
12.30pm – 4pm, Princes Parade
Another chance to step on board an impressive Royal Navy warship. Open daily from 12.30pm and 4pm at gate 4.
12pm – 5pm, Pier Head
Providing a colourful and upbeat tempo on Sunday afternoon, Brouhaha and many young artists from around the world will
bring a special blend of music and dance styles to the wonderful waterfront.
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.