Fabulous Things To Do In School Holidays With The Kids in Liverpool

Summer holidays just seem to fly by and before you know it another school year has begun. There are plenty of fun things to do in school holidays in Liverpool, with events taking place all over the city.

It’s time to get the family together to enjoy a summer of fun, during the longest school holidays of the year.

It’s Disney Quiz Time

When: 9th July

Where: Starbucks Liverpool One

Time to put your Disney knowledge to the test in a fun and family-friendly Disney Quiz.

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Taking place in Starbucks, players can enjoy a host of tasty treats and slurp delicious coffees, ice-drinks and smoothies whilst competing.

Prize winners will be rewarded for best team names and, of course, for knowing the most about Disney.

Plus entry proceeds, £1 per player, will go to the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Fun Disney Days Out at Liverpool One

When: 23rd July and 15th August

Where: Disney Store Liverpool One

A variety of fun Disney based activities will be taking place at Liverpool One this summer, and better still they are all totally free.

In celebration of Lion King the movie being released, there will be two workshops inviting little lions to make their own mane. Hosted on the 23rd and 25th July, kids can come along and fashion their very own lion’s mane to take home.

Following the release of Toy Story 4, kids will be asked to come and create “forky”, a personalised trash-loving pal who’ll be their favourite toy for the rest of the summer holidays. Workshops will take place on the 30th July, 1st, 13th and 15th  August.


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Finally, bring your little action heroes along to be trained in the art of web-slinging, as the Disney store hosts a special Spider-man training camp on the 6th and 8th of August.

All workshops take place between 2 pm – 4 pm and are totally free to enter, perfect for fun, thrifty things do in school holidays in the heart of Liverpool.

Spend a Day at The Beach

When: When the Sun Has Got His Hat On

Where: Crosby or New Brighton

Grab a bucket and spade, picnic, deck chair and towels and take the family for a scorching day at one of Merseyside’s favourite beaches.

Pop over the water to New Brighton and jump onboard the famous Pirate Ship, The Black Pearl, enjoying ice-cream along New Brighton Promenade and dipping your toes in the famous River Mersey.


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Or instead, make your way to the whiter-than-white sands of Crosby Beach and enjoy a day exploring the sand dunes and taking funny pictures with one of the 100 cast iron Anthony Gormley statues dotted all along the beach.


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There’s no need to board a plane this school summer holidays when two of the most stunning beaches are just a short train ride away.

Take On A Dessert Challenge

When: After Dinner

Where: Kaspas, Barley and Beans or Icestones

If you and your kids have a sweet tooth, then why not take everyone to tackle a dessert challenge at any of Liverpool’s delicious dessert outlets?


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Do you think you have what it takes to demolish a Freakshake or finish a whole Bubble Waffle?

If so,  there’s plenty of places to treat the whole family to some of the worlds most unimaginably large desserts in Liverpool.

Sit Down to Disney Sunday Brunch

When: 28th July & 25th August

Where: Mulholland

More Disney magic than you can shake a stick at will be taking place in Liverpool during the summer school holidays.

Join us at Mulholland Singing Diner where we’ll be putting on a showstopping performance and hosting a Disney themed Sunday Brunch.

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The magic of Disney is suitable for all ages and this event is one of the greatest things to do in school holidays that everyone will love.

Grab your little princes and princesses and book a table for Disney Sunday Brunch where you can enjoy live performances covering the very best Disney songs plus delicious food and drinks. Tickets are just  £14.95 per person.

Tuck Into a Terrific Toy Story Breakfast

When: 21st July

Where: Hickory’s Smokehouse Wst Kirby

Time to take your Toy Story loving tots along to an amazing morning event where they can meet some of their favourite on-screen characters.

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Join Woody and Jessie for a rootin-tootin good time where there’ll be plenty of singing, playing and dancing in the wonderful waterfront bar and restaurant Hickory’s Smokehouse.

This superb breakfast event is one of a series of special family occasions, in the past superhero themed breakfasts and Halloween themed bashes have been sell-out successes.

Pop Into a Pop Up Floating Cinema

When: 4th – 10th August

Where: Albert Dock Liverpool

Floating on the waters of Albert Dock this summer you’ll find a huge cinema screen showcasing hit movies for both kids and adults.

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Day time shows include Finding Nemo, Jumanji and Matilda, as well as other big screen hits the kids will love. Refreshments will be provided from the surrounding bars and restaurants of Albert Dock including fish and chips, burritos and pizza, as well as some liquid refreshments for the grown-ups.

These sensational screenings will mark the start of a truly special school summer holidays, with family films beginning at 2 pm and tickets costing £8 per child and £14 per adult.

BBC Summer Social

When: 3rd – 4th August

Where: Croxteth Hall

Coming back to Croxteth Hall for another splendid summer event, CBBC will be hosting a fun family festival in Liverpool during the school holidays.

There will be something to do for the whole family and kids of all ages will have a blast. Enjoy watching live music from the likes of Busted and Pixie Lott as well as character appearances from everyone’s favourite CBeebies shows.


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Sporting stalls will give families a chance to try their hand at a number of different activities, and everyone can have a bounce on the worlds biggest bouncy castle.

Some of the worlds most famous children’s authors and top BBC presenters will be in attendance, making this is one summer social you and the kids simply won’t want to miss.

Tickets start just £23.50 per person.

Sail Away for a Children’s Pirate Party

When: 6th August

Where: Sefton Park Palm House

Sail the seven seas at Sefton Park this summer, as they host a swashbuckling party filled with all things nautical.

Come and sing along to the ancient seas shanties sailors used to sing and learn all about pirate life aboard the oldest sea fairing vessels.

They’ll be fun and games including a treasure hunt and fancy dress all hosted in the stunning Palm House on Sefton Park.

Tickets start at just £5 per child and £2 per adult, aaahhhaarr!

Sensational Summer on the Dock

When: Ongoing

Where: Albert Dock

Aside from the pop-up cinema hosted by Independent Liverpool, there will be plenty of other exciting events taking place on the docks this summer, perfect when you’re looking for things do in school holidays.

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Adventure Dock will be floating in the water all summer long, giving the whole family the chance to slip and slide their way around the huge inflatable obstacle course.

Floating football pitches will make an appearance from 23rd – 30th August, giving your little kickers a chance to enjoy free professional coaching by seasoned local players.

Why not keep the kids occupied and encourage them to exercise their mindfulness at one of the many health and well-being workshops. Organised lessons to include tai chi and yoga and other sporting activities cover everything from cricket to table tennis

Staying With Signature Living

At Signature Living, we specialise in providing huge hotel rooms and apartments in the very centre of the city.

Our spacious accommodation can be found all over Liverpool and is ideal for enjoying fun family breaks during the summer holidays.

Better still you and the entire family can choose from a wide selection of accommodation and bring along plenty of friends and other families too.

Large Serviced Apartments on Bold Street

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Try our stylish and flexible serviced apartments for a fun family break in the city, complete with multiple bedrooms, comfortable living space and full kitchen and dining facilities.

A home away from home whilst you and your family explore the city of Liverpool together.

Don’t let time rush by this summer and organise some fun things to do in school holidays by booking a break at Signature Living and taking part in any of these amazing events.

Call 0151 459 4101 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk to book your stay today.

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