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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 this year’s event, we’re really making waves with an incredible musical line up gracing three stages along the ‘front, a host of creative workshops and entertainment for the whole family. Discover Liverpool’s glorious history, incredible present and dazzling future with an interactive treasure hunt around the UNESCO heritage site, take part in our activities or simply relax with a stroll along the river and take it all in.

You can read the full event guide online here or download your very own copy to keep. For the full line up of what’s on and where though we would recommend you visit our What’s On pages for the latest information as we add more events daily!

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

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