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International Mersey River Festival

Welcome to the International Mersey River Festival 2016, 3-5 June 2016. The River Mersey is not just any river, it’s the beating heart of a truly special city that has been at the forefront of innovation for three centuries. Liverpool’s evolution has developed around the Mersey which opened as a gateway to the world in 1715 and positioned the city as a major player in the UK and beyond. Since, Liverpool has evolved and redefined itself as a city at the centre of digital, creative, musical and economic innovation.

The International Mersey River Festival is a celebration of our glorious waterfront in a FREE three day extravaganza of family fun, amazing music and entertainment along our iconic river.  At the 2016 event we really made waves with an incredible musical line up gracing three stages along the ‘front, a host of creative workshops and entertainment for the whole family. For the first time we also provided visitors with the opportunity to discover Liverpool’s glorious history, incredible present and dazzling future with an interactive treasure hunt around the UNESCO heritage site.

You can read the full event guide online here for 2016 or download your very own copy – we’re just working on the 2017 programme at the moment so keep checking for news!

For the latest news on 2017’s event, or to keep in touch, like us on our official Facebook page – International Mersey River Festival or follow us on Twitter –@Merseyfestival.

In the meantime, why not relive the weekend that was with our highlights film? We look forward to seeing you in 2016!

The music for this years film is provided by local band Veyu – if you like what you hear, you can follow the band on Twitter @VEYU_band, Facebook and Instagram.


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