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7th September - 10th September

Heritage on the Dock celebrates the rich history of Albert Dock and the Liverpool waterfront with four days of free boat trips, walks, talks, workshops and live music.

Sail the south docks, go behind the scenes at Tate, dip for sea creatures, ride a classic bus, taste exotic teas, take a heritage tour, enjoy an architectural exhibition, and much much more.

Albert Dock is the UK's largest Grade I listed structure and, along with the River Mersey and its historic docklands, has played a central role in the ebbs and flows of Liverpool’s fortunes. Join us to discover the exciting impact of the Dock’s culture and history.

Sail the south docks, go behind the scenes at Tate, dip for sea creatures, ride a classic bus, taste exotic teas, take a heritage tour, enjoy an architectural exhibition, and much much more.

The FREE events include:

Albert Dock Heritage Walks:
Blue Badge Guides give a rich insight into the UK’s largest collection of Grade I listed buildings.

From Albert to Stanley:
Follow in the footsteps of Liverpool’s most famous dock engineer, Jesse Hartley, with a Blue Badge-led tour from Albert Dock to Stanley Dock, including refreshments at Titanic Hotel and a ride back on a classic bus!

Tales on the Tug:
All aboard for the amazing story of the historic Yarwood tug, France-Hayhurst.

Wildlife at the Dock:
Head out onto the pontoons with Lancashire Wildlife Trust to discover the vast array of marine life at Albert Dock.

Chinese Tea Tasting & Talk:
Albert Dock was once Liverpool’s chief port for Chinese and East Asian trade. Experience its role in our history by trying a selection of teas from southern China.

Dockland Boat Trips:
Cruise the historic south docks from a unique perspective aboard The Floating Grace – Liverpool’s only floating restaurant.

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