What’s On Liverpool: Guide to the August Bank Holiday Weekend

When it comes to long weekends in Liverpool, there’s always plenty of fun things to keep you entertained. And when an August Bank Holiday weekend rolls around, there’s even more.

So, let us guide you through all the best things to do in Liverpool this August Bank Holiday weekend.

August Bank Holiday Weekend in Liverpool

The Fields of Cream Are Back

Where: Daresbury Park

From Thursday 22nd – Monday 26th, the fields of Daresbury park will be filled with ravers from all over the land. People flock to the city’s outskirts to see the biggest names in dance music, and indulge in one long weekend of non-stop partying.


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Creamfields has been dominating August Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool for over a decade now, getting bigger and better each year it’s on.

Choosing from two main stages, a few big top tents and some truly unique performance spaces, those at Creamfields will be spoiled for choice this August Bank Holiday weekend.

Let’s hope the weather holds up for them and, if you’re lucky, see if you can get tickets to any of the amazing three-day events.

A Tribute to Mathew Street Festival

Where: Mathew Street (duh)

If there’s one thing that’s sorely missed from Liverpool’s annual festival calendar, it’s the Mathew Street Festival.


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Thankfully this August Bank Holiday weekend, organisers are putting together a three-day celebration across all the top live music venues in the area, to give a shout out to this legendary, sorely missed event.

Make your way to Eric’s Bar, SGT Peppers, Rubber Soul and the Kaiserkeller to catch any one of the exciting acts lined up for live performances throughout August Bank Holiday weekend.

August Bank Holiday Weekend: Friday 23rd

Here’s where you can start off the August Bank Holiday weekend with a bang.

It’s Ya Nan’s Big Summer Quiz

Where: Camp and Furnace

In true Scouse Nan fashion, the Kweeeen of Quiz is back, bringing her rollered hair and pink velour trackie along for the ride.


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Bag tickets to what has now become a legendary event in Liverpool to enjoy, Nan’s Cash Karaoke, Nan’s Raffle and B-B-B-Blind-d Date.

There’ll be an awesome 80s and pop themed soundtrack plus loadsa prizes up for grabs, so get your gang together and head to Camp and Furnace to kick start your August Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool.

August Bank Holiday Weekend: Saturday 24th

Splurge on Saturday knowing that you don’t need to be work-ready on Monday morning.

Cruise Across the Mersey with The Beatles

Where: The Mersey Ferry

Do something a little different this August Bank Holiday weekend and hop on a cruise dedicated to the Fab Four.


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Mersey Ferries have organised a one-off evening cruise, with local Liverpool lads and tribute band Paperback Writers as the live entertainment.

This one time only performance cruise will showcase the stunning landmarks of Liverpool’s skyline, as well as give sailors a chance to sail along, backed by a soundtrack that couldn’t be more Liverpool if it tried.

Come Together, Right Now . . . on a Mersey River Cruise this August Bank Holiday weekend.

August Bank Holiday Weekend: Sunday 25th

The last day of the August Bank Holiday weekend is serving up so many fun things to do, including garden parties, Mardi Gras events and fun festivals.

Club L1ve Comes Back for More

Where: The Clubhouse

One of Liverpool’s favourite places to eat alfresco, or enjoy cocktails in the sun, The Clubhouse is the perfect venue to host live music during the sunnier months.


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It’s sprawling lawns and tucked away terraces are ideal for catching some rays, so hopefully this August Bank Holiday weekend there’ll be plenty of that in-store.

As Club L1ve returns to The Clubhouse, spectators can enjoy listening to terrific tunes from live acts such as The Ripcurl, Kick Back Sundays and many more.

Get On Board the Disco Train, Choo-Choo

Where: Brick Street

Time to whip out those bell-bottoms and slip into something sequinned as Liverpool Disco Festival host one heck of a garden party, this August Bank Holiday weekend.


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LDF (aka Liverpool Disco Festival) are celebrating their debut recordings release by throwing a day to night garden party featuring a long list of talented deck wizards.

Expect nothing but the best House, Funk, Soul and Disco tunes throughout the event. The ideal way to celebrate the summer and LDF in style.

Hands in the Air at Anthem City

Where: Liberte

One of the hottest waterfront venues will be pumping out the tunes this August Bank Holiday from the rooftop and the terrace as Anthem in the City returns for another smashing event.

Led by Liverpool DJ, Anton Powers this exciting evening will be a great way to celebrate the end of a long weekend in the city, in the sun (fingers crossed).

Expect an evening of fabulous cocktails, outstanding views of the World Heritage Waterfront and amazing music you can dance the night away to at Anthem in the City.

Bop Along to the Beatles’ Sh*t Indie Disco

Where: Camp and Furnace

The home of the biggest boy band to ever have been, Liverpool pays homage to The Beatles every day of the week and all year round.


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This August Bank holiday weekend, however, organisers of Sh*t Indie Disco will be putting on an event that plays every Beatles hit back to back.

From Penny Lane to Strawberry Fields Forever and I Am the Walrus to I Wanna Hold Your Hand, it’ll be a non-stop Beatles fest with promises of hallucinogenic effects, props, balloons and confetti cannons.

One not to be missed.

Masks on It’s Mardi Gras!

Where: Cavern Quarter Revolution

Pulling out all the stops for what’s set to be an amazing August Bank Holiday weekend, Revolution are putting on a proper posh soiree inspired by the Venetian partied of old.

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Expect a delectably decorated bar, special surprises and of course a free masquerade mask with your first WooWoo of the night.

Of course the usual offers of fantastically flavoured shots, delicious cocktails, beers and wine will still be on the cards, and all the danceable tunes you could need for a fab August Bank Holiday night out.

Where You Gonna Stay this August Bank Holiday Weekend?

Surely its got to be Signature Living? All our amazing party apartments and Signature Hotel suites are perfect for accommodating you and your party people in style.

Spend an Ultimate Girly August Bank Holiday weekend with us using our extremely affordable offer, get overnight accommodation, drinks and fun activities all included.

Check out some of our greatest party rooms ever here or why not book yourself an August Bank Holiday weekend pool party for up to 24 guests in the LP Pool Room.

No matter which you choose, Signature Living will make sure you have the most amazing, unforgettable August Bank Holiday weekend ever.

Call 0151 459 4101 or email our team today on info@signatureliving.co.uk to book a brilliant stay and enjoy the long weekend in style with Signature Living. 

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