NEWS: What’s On at Liverpool ONE, Aug-Sep 2012

School’s out for summer and there’s plenty on at Liverpool ONE to keep the kids entertained. From The Beach on Chavasse Park complete with sea, sand and attractions to the piano festival, Tickle the Ivories, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.

The Beach, Liverpool ONE
On until Sunday 2nd September
Sea and Sand: Monday – Sunday, 11am – 6pm
Bar and Catering (in The Beach area): Monday – Sunday, 11am – 11pm
Rides and Attractions: Monday – Saturday, 11am – 9pm, Sunday 11am – 7pm
This summer is sizzling at Liverpool ONE with the return of The Beach and a jam-packed events programme with something for the whole family.
Chavasse Park is alive with live entertainment, a sandy beach, cocktail bar, sport and family rides and attractions.

The Beach listings:
The Beach Volleyball
Merseyside beach volleyball summer league: Every Wed until 22nd Aug, 6.30pm
Club standard. MerseyVolley is running a summer volleyball league on The Beach for experienced volleyball teams. Teams will compete against each other to reach the grand final.
Local businesses – amateur tournament: Every Monday and Tuesday until 22nd August
Local businesses are competing to be crowned the Liverpool ONE volleyball champions 2012. There can be up to eight players in each amateur team, four of which can be on the court at any one time. There must always be at least one female player on the court.

To register for either of the above volleyball tournaments, please email with the team name, contact name and phone number, plus any preferred dates to play stating the preferred tournament.

The Beatles Hidden Gallery Outdoor Exhibition
Thomas Steers Way
Fri 17th Aug – Sun 2nd Sep 
On 18 August 1962 Ringo Starr made his first appearance as The Beatles’ official drummer at Hulme Hall in the village of Port Sunlight, Wirral. On that night the Fab Four were born and the rest is history. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles Liverpool ONE will be hosting an outdoor exhibition of 18 intimate and rare photographs of the band along Thomas Steers way, as taken by Paul Berriff.

Busking It 
Thurs 16th Aug
Liverpool ONE is on the search for talented buskers to showcase their musical abilities. 
At 5pm on 16th August at The Beach on Chavasse Park buskers are invited to take part in Liverpool ONE’s 6th busking audition to recruit the best busking talent the city has.
The judging panel will include representatives from Liverpool ONE and Liverpool Sound City. Liverpool Sound City will also be picking their favourite act at the audition who will win Sound City 2013 wristbands. To sign up to audition contact

Liverpool ONE’s Style Surgery Southport Flower Show:
16th – 19th Aug
Wirral Food and Drink Festival:
26th – 27th Aug
Look out for Liverpool ONE’s Style Surgery at Northwest festivals throughout the summer. Hop on board the style bus for fashion tips from a stylist who will help you make the most of your body shape whether you’re an apple, a pear, hourglass, boyish or an inverted triangle! There’s a chance to win some great prizes too.

New Summer Collection at Whitewall Gallery
This summer visit Whitewall Galleries in Liverpool ONE for a glass of champagne and view the fabulous new summer collection of original artwork and collectable limited editions from award winning artists including Doug Hyde, Sherree Valentine Daines, Rolf Harris and Henderson Cisz. 

Stalls in the City
Thomas Steers Way 
Sat 1st – Sun 2nd Sep
This summer some fabulous arts and craft fairs will be coming to Liverpool ONE. By working with Open Culture L1 have pulled a variety of independent artists, designers and makers to bring you a selection of stalls selling everything from handmade gifts and bespoke jewellery to fine art and prints.

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