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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.

Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

9am, 12pm and 3pm -

Royal Liver Building Tours

CBRE, Royal Liver Building

Visit the magnificent Grade I-listed Liver Building, to see the antique clock mechanisms, the Royal Liver Assurance Board Room, and fantastic views of the city.

Advanced booking required.

Email steven.clarke@cbrems.com. Booking open 9am July 31 – 9am August 7.

Note: Not suitable for mobility issues or vertigo. Min age 12.

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10.00am - 5.00pm

Liverpool(e): Mover, Shaker, Architectural Risk-Taker

RIBA North, Mann Island

With drawings, models and watercolours from the RIBA Collections, this exhibition looks at Liverpool’s architectural audacity, and how this has resulted in the celebrated skyline we see today.

No booking required.

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Website Link FREE

10.30am, 12pm and 2.30pm -

The Old Dock Experience

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Tours of Liverpool’s revolutionary Old Dock – the world’s first commercial enclosed wet dock. Meet in the foyer of Merseyside Maritime Museum.

No booking required. Please ask at the reception desk.

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10.30am - 4.00pm

The Docklands Trail

Collingwood Dock (entrance opposite Titanic Hotel)

Visit the Docklands Trail Information Centre, exhibiting details of this new attraction. When complete, the Trail will feature six exhibition centres within the north Liverpool docks, telling the story of Waterloo, Stanley, Huskisson, Canada, Gladstone and Seaforth docks.

No booking required. Limited parking available on site.

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Website Link FREE

11.00am and 7.00pm -

Albert Dock Heritage Walks

Albert Dock

Take an hour’s stroll through the fascinating history of Albert Dock with Blue Badge Guides from Liverpool City Walks, for a rich insight into the UK’s largest collection of Grade I listed buildings.

To book, visit www.liverpoolcitywalks.com, click on 'Buy Tickets Now', choose Albert Dock Heritage Walks, and use the following promo codes:

Thurs 11am – ADHW711
Thurs 7pm – ADHW719
Fri 11am - ADHW811
Sun 11am - ADHW101
Sun 12.15pm - ADHW101215

Notes: Tours begin at the main gates to Albert Dock (adjacent to Canning Dock).

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11.00am - 1.30pm

From Albert to Stanley

Albert Dock to Stanley Dock

This new tour follows in the footsteps of Liverpool’s most famous dock engineer, Jesse Hartley. It takes you from Albert to Stanley Dock via Pier Head, Princes Dock and the Dock Road. Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Titanic Hotel, before returning in style on a classic bus from Merseyside Transport Trust.

To book, please visit www.liverpoolcitywalks.com (or click link below), click on 'Buy Tickets Now', choose From Albert to Stanley via Princes Dock, and use the following promo codes:

Thurs – ADJH711

Notes: Tour begins at the main gates to Albert Dock (adjacent to Canning Dock). The walk is 1.5 miles – appropriate footwear advised.

UPDATE - THIS TOUR IS NOW SOLD OUT!

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11.00am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm -

The Edmund Gardner Tours

The Edmund Gardner, Canning Graving Dock

This award-winning tour takes visitors back in time to when the Edmund Gardner was a working pilot cutter. See behind the scenes on the ship from the wheelhouse to the engine room, which was transformed into a dazzle ship in 2014.

Advanced booking not required. Places limited, please ask at the Museum of Liverpool where tour will start.

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Website Link FREE

1.00pm - 1.30pm and 4.00pm - 4.30pm -

The Leather Satchel Co. Story

The Leather Satchel Co., Albert Dock

The Leather Satchel Co. are Master Craftsmen that create satchels using traditional techniques. From 60s Liverpool market stalls to global brand, this talk uncovers the family business’ history, and celebrates their unique style of leathercraft. Look out for demonstrations through the day!

Advanced booking is essential. To reserve your place, click the link below.

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Buy Tickets FREE

1.15pm - 2.00pm

Tales on the Tug

The France-Hayhurst, Albert Dock

All aboard for the amazing story of the historic Yarwood tug, France-Hayhurst. From VIP vessel, to derelict, and back again, hear a tale of sea dogs, whirlpools and more, with storyteller, owner, and Radio Merseyside regular, Cathy Roberts.

Advance booking advised. To reserve your place, click the link below.

Notes: Due to the historic nature of the Dock, there is no wheelchair access to this vessel. Over 16s only.

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1.30pm - 5.00pm

Bascule Bridge Open Day

Stanley Dock (Next to Titanic Hotel)

The Bascule Bridge dates from 1932, and allowed ships to enter Stanley Dock. Constructed from steel girders with a timber-clad engine house, it was originally operated by hydraulics, and later by electric turbines. Both power systems are preserved within the engine room. Access via external steps.

No advance booking required.

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FREE

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Guided Tour of Stanley Docks

Bascule Bridge, Stanley Dock

Join a special tour of the principal docks of the Liverpool Waters development site, taking in the Bascule Bridge, Victoria Clock Tower, Dock Master’s House, and the river wall. The tour lasts two hours, over rough ground. Suitable footwear advised.

No advance booking required.

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FREE

3.00pm - 4.30pm

Tate Liverpool: Architecture Presentation and Tour

Tate Liverpool

This tour begins with the history of Liverpool before the docks were created, before moving on to the development of Albert Dock and the regeneration of the buildings that now house Tate Liverpool. The gallery has gone through several transformations since opening in 1988, and this tour reveals its secrets.

Advanced booking only.

Book in person at Tate Liverpool, online (link below) or by calling the Box Office on 0151 702 7400

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5.00pm - 6.00pm

How to save a city: The remaking of Liverpool 1976-2016

Tate Liverpool

A Liverpool businessman once described his city as ‘a cross between Hiroshima and Gdansk’. Yet visiting American scholars could not get over the city’s vibrancy and culture. This talk explores Liverpool’s journey back from the brink… and its extraordinary revival.
Prof. Ian Wray is the author of ‘Great British Plans: Who Made Them and How They Worked’, and was chief planner at Northwest Development Agency.

Book in person at Tate Liverpool, online (link below) or by calling the Box Office on 0151 702 7400

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6.00pm - 7.00pm

Albert and Stanley: An Illustrated talk

Tate Liverpool

Stanley Dock has many similarities with Albert Dock as an historic warehouse ensemble. This talk explores its history, restoration, and aspiration to be a catalyst for the heritage-led regeneration of North Liverpool. John Hinchcliffe coordinated Liverpool’s successful World Heritage Site bid, and has been heritage consultant on the restoration of Stanley Dock since 2012.

Book in person at Tate Liverpool, online (link below) or by calling the Box Office on 0151 702 7400

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7.00pm - 8.00pm

Through the Keyhole: Living in a Heritage Building

Tate Liverpool

This talk is an invitation from residents of the Colonnades, Albert Dock, to learn what it’s like to live in a Grade I-listed heritage building, and be in with a chance of visiting an apartment. Organised by Engage Liverpool. Numbers visiting apartments may be limited.

Booking advised. Book in person at Tate Liverpool, online (link below) or by calling the Box Office on 0151 702 7400

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9.00am, 12.00pm and 3.00pm -

Royal Liver Building Tours

CBRE, Royal Liver Building

Visit the magnificent Grade I-listed Liver Building, to see the antique clock mechanisms, the Royal Liver Assurance Board Room, and fantastic views of the city.

Advanced booking required. Email steven.clarke@cbrems.com. Booking open 9am July 31 – 9am August 7.

Notes: Not suitable for mobility issues or vertigo. Min age 12.

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FREE

1:00pm - 4.00pm

Meet the engineers aboard The Danny

The Daniel Adamson, Canning Dock

The Daniel Adamson is a 1903 steam ship, once owned by the Manchester Ship Canal Company and used as a VIP passenger vessel. Steam enthusiasts have worked for more than 13 years on its restoration, and will be on hand to share stories of its renovation. thedanny.co.uk

No booking required

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Website Link FREE

10.00am - 5.00pm

Liverpool(e): Mover, Shaker, Architectural Risk-Taker

RIBA North, Mann Island

With drawings, models and watercolours from the RIBA Collections, this exhibition looks at Liverpool’s architectural audacity, and how this has resulted in the celebrated skyline we see today.

No booking required.

Read More

Website Link FREE

10.30am - 4.00pm

The Docklands Trail

Collingwood Dock (entrance opposite The Titanic Hotel)

Visit the Docklands Trail Information Centre, exhibiting details of this new attraction. When complete, the Trail will feature six exhibition centres within the north Liverpool docks, telling the story of Waterloo, Stanley, Huskisson, Canada, Gladstone and Seaforth docks.

No booking required. Limited parking available on site.

Read More

Website Link FREE

11.00am -

Albert Dock Heritage Walks

Albert Dock

Take an hour’s stroll through the fascinating history of Albert Dock with Blue Badge Guides from Liverpool City Walks, for a rich insight into the UK’s largest collection of Grade I listed buildings.

To book, visit www.liverpoolcitywalks.com (or click the link below), click on Buy Tickets Now, choose Albert Dock Heritage Walks, using the following promo codes:

Thurs 11am – ADHW711
Thurs 7pm – ADHW719
Fri 11am - ADHW811
Sun 11am - ADHW101
Sun 12.15pm - ADHW101215

Notes: Tours begin at the main gates to Albert Dock (adjacent to Canning Dock).

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

11.00am - 1.30pm

From Albert to Stanley

Albert Dock to Stanley Dock

This new tour follows in the footsteps of Liverpool’s most famous dock engineer, Jesse Hartley. It takes you from Albert to Stanley Dock via Pier Head, Princes Dock and the Dock Road. Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Titanic Hotel, before returning in style on a classic bus from Merseyside Transport Trust.

To book, visit www.liverpoolcitywalks.com, click on Buy Tickets Now, choose From Albert to Stanley via Princes Dock, and use the following promo code: ADJH811

Notes: Tour begins at the main gates to Albert Dock (adjacent to Canning Dock). The walk is 1.5 miles – appropriate footwear advised.

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

11.00am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm -

The Edmund Gardner: Tours

Museum of Liverpool

This award-winning tour takes visitors back in time to when the Edmund Gardner was a working pilot cutter. See behind the scenes on the ship from the wheelhouse to the engine room, which was transformed into a dazzle ship in 2014.

Advanced booking not required. Places limited, please ask at the Museum of Liverpool where tour begins.

Read More

Website Link FREE

1.00pm - 1.30pm, 4.00pm - 4.30pm -

The Leather Satchel Co. Story

The Leather Satchel Co, Albert Dock

The Leather Satchel Co. are Master Craftsmen that create satchels using traditional techniques. From 60s Liverpool market stalls to global brand, this talk uncovers the family business’ history, and celebrates their unique style of leathercraft. Look out for demonstrations through the day!

Advanced booking. To reserve your place, click the link below.

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

1:15pm - 2:00pm

Tales on the Tug

The France-Hayhurst, Albert Dock

All aboard for the amazing story of the historic Yarwood tug, France-Hayhurst. From VIP vessel, to derelict, and back again, hear a tale of sea dogs, whirlpools and more, with storyteller, owner, and Radio Merseyside regular, Cathy Roberts.

Advance booking advised: talesonthetug.eventbrite.co.uk

Notes: Due to the historic nature of the Dock, there is no wheelchair access to this vessel. Over 16s only.

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

1:30pm - 5:00pm

Bascule Bridge Open Day

Stanley Dock (next to Titanic Hotel)

The Bascule Bridge dates from 1932, and allowed ships to enter Stanley Dock. Constructed from steel girders with a timber-clad engine house, it was originally operated by hydraulics, and later by electric turbines. Both power systems are preserved within the engine room. Access via external steps.

No advance booking required.

Read More

FREE

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Guided Tour of Stanley Docks

Bascule Bridge, Stanley Dock

Join a special tour of the principal docks of the Liverpool Waters development site, taking in the Bascule Bridge, Victoria Clock Tower, Dock Master’s House, and the river wall. The tour lasts two hours, over rough ground. Suitable footwear advised.

No advance booking required.

Read More

FREE

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Tate Liverpool: Architecture Presentation & Tour

Tate Liverpool

This tour begins with the history of Liverpool before the docks were created, before moving on to the development of Albert Dock and the regeneration of the buildings that now house Tate Liverpool. The gallery has gone through several transformations since opening in 1988, and this tour reveals its secrets.

Advanced booking only. Book in person at Tate Liverpool, online (link below) or by calling the Box Office on 0151 702 7400

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Buy Tickets FREE

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Waterfront Walk of Art

Tate Liverpool

Based on Tate Liverpool’s Walks of Art publication, this new walk explores the waterfront’s collection of public art from its earliest days as a medieval port, through the boomtown Victorian days of industry and commerce, to pop art and 21st century regeneration. Meet outside Tate Liverpool.

Advance booking only. Book in person at Tate Liverpool, online (link below) or by calling the Box Office on 0151 702 7400

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Various Times -

Heritage Open Day Events at Merseyside Maritime Museum

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Friday’s events include tours of the Albert Dock, whilst at Seized! you can join a curator for a look at the Old Customs House and the role it played in Liverpool’s fortunes.

Further details from Merseyside Maritime Museum reception.

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9:00am, 12:00pm and 3:00pm -

Royal Liver Building Tours

CBRE, Royal Liver Building

Visit the magnificent Grade I-listed Liver Building, to see the antique clock mechanisms, the Royal Liver Assurance Board Room, and fantastic views of the city.

Advanced booking required. Email steven.clarke@cbrems.com. Booking open 9am July 31 – 9am August 7.

Notes: Not suitable for mobility issues or vertigo. Min age 12.

Read More

FREE

10:00am - 4:00pm

Meet the engineers aboard The Danny

The Daniel Adamson, Canning Dock

The Daniel Adamson is a 1903 steam ship, once owned by the Manchester Ship Canal Company and used as a VIP passenger vessel. Steam enthusiasts have worked for more than 13 years on its restoration, and will be on hand to share stories of its renovation. thedanny.co.uk

No booking required.

Read More

Website Link FREE

Every hour from 10:00am - 5:00pm

Docklands Boat Trips: The Floating Grace

Salthouse Quay, Salthouse Dock (opposite Anchor Courtyard) Albert Dock

View the waterfront from a unique perspective aboard The Floating Grace, Liverpool’s only floating restaurant, as we cruise through the south docks, providing exceptional views of this historic maritime location. Cruises last 50 mins. Refreshments to purchase on board, with a licensed bar.

No booking required. First come, first served. Max 50 passengers per trip.

Read More

Website Link FREE

10:00am - 5:00pm

Liverpool(e): Mover, Shaker, Architectural Risk-Taker

RIBA North, Mann Island

With drawings, models and watercolours from the RIBA Collections, this exhibition looks at Liverpool’s architectural audacity, and how this has resulted in the celebrated skyline we see today.

No booking required.

Read More

Website Link FREE

10:00am - 4:00pm

Mersey Tunnel Tours

George's Dock Building, Pier Head

George’s Dock Building was completed in 1934 as the headquarters and ventilation station for the Queensway Tunnel. One of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the UK, the building will be open to the public, including a ground floor exhibition of photographs and artefacts, as well as free taster tours of the old Control Room and the tunnel itself.

Advance booking not required, but first come first served due to limitations on numbers. Only children over 10 can do the visit to the tunnel.

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FREE

10:00am - 1:30pm

Liverpool Parish Church Guided Tours

LIverpool Parish Church, Our Lady and St Nicholas, Chapel Street

Liverpool Parish Church is the oldest surviving institution in the city, and its Lantern Tower has been a waterfront landmark for 200 years. This year, visitors can see the underground ‘Dead House’, as described by the 19th century writer Herman Melville. Refreshments available.

No advance booking required.

Read More

FREE

10:30am - 1:30pm

Wildlife at the Dock

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Join Lancashire Wildlife Trust to take a closer look at the vast array of marine life at Albert Dock. Nets at the ready as we head onto the pontoons, attempting to catch eels, moon jellies and crabs, before examining the catch under the microscope. Ages 12+ only.

Advanced booking essential. To reserve your place, click the link below.

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

10:30am - 4:00pm

The Docklands Trail

Collingwood Dock (entrance opposite Titanic Hotel)

Visit the Docklands Trail Information Centre, exhibiting details of this new attraction. When complete, the Trail will feature six exhibition centres within the north Liverpool docks, telling the story of Waterloo, Stanley, Huskisson, Canada, Gladstone and Seaforth docks.

No booking required. Limited parking available on site.

Read More

Website Link FREE

11:00am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm -

The Edmund Gardner: Tours

The Edmund Gardner, Canning Graving Dock

This award-winning tour takes visitors back in time to when the Edmund Gardner was a working pilot cutter. See behind the scenes on the ship from the wheelhouse to the engine room, which was transformed into a dazzle ship in 2014.

Advanced booking not required. Places limited, please ask at the Museum of Liverpool where tour begins.

Read More

Website Link FREE

12:00pm - 12:45pm

Tales on the Tug

The France-Hayhurst, Albert Dock

All aboard for the amazing story of the historic Yarwood tug, France-Hayhurst. From VIP vessel, to derelict, and back again, hear a tale of sea dogs, whirlpools and more, with storyteller, owner, and Radio Merseyside regular, Cathy Roberts.

Advance booking advised: Click below to reserve your place.

Notes: Due to the historic nature of the Dock, there is no wheelchair access to this vessel. Over 16s only.

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

12:30pm and 2:00pm -

Royal Court Community Choir

In front of Merseyside Maritime Museum

The Royal Court Community Choir brings you shanties, maritime songs, and familiar favourites. In the event of rain, will take place in Museum of Liverpool atrium.

Read More

FREE

1:00pm - 1:30pm and 4:00pm - 4:30pm -

The Leather Satchel Co. Story

The Leather Satchel Co. Albert Dock

The Leather Satchel Co. are Master Craftsmen that create satchels using traditional techniques. From 60s Liverpool market stalls to global brand, this talk uncovers the family business’ history, and celebrates their unique style of leathercraft. Look out for demonstrations through the day!

Advanced booking required. Click below to reserve your place.

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Brocklebank: Tours

The Brocklebank, Albert Dock Quayside

Join the crew of the tug Brocklebank for a behind the scenes look, including the wheelhouse, engine room and mess.

Booking not required.

Read More

FREE

Performances at 1:00pm and 3:00pm -

Mersey Wave Choir

The Colonnades, Albert Dock

The Mersey Wave Choir brings you shanties, maritime songs, and familiar favourites – including Albert Dock’s very own ‘Our Liverpool Song’, written by Jason Ellis and Kathryn Rudge.

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FREE

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Tate Liverpool: Architecture Presentation & Tour

Tate Liverpool

This tour begins with the history of Liverpool before the docks were created, before moving on to the development of Albert Dock and the regeneration of the buildings that now house Tate Liverpool. The gallery has gone through several transformations since opening in 1988, and this tour reveals its secrets.

Advanced booking only. Book in person at Tate Liverpool, online (link below) or by calling the Box Office on 0151 702 7400

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Chinese Tea Tasting & Talk

Holiday Inn Express, Albert Dock

At its peak, Albert Dock was Liverpool’s chief port for Chinese and East Asian trade. Its fireproof warehouses were ideal for valuable cargoes like tea. Join tea specialist Alison Appleton for a unique tasting event. Try a selection of teas from southern China and learn how the flavours developed to suit Western tastes.

Advanced booking advised. Click the link below to reserve your place.

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Buy Tickets FREE

Various Times -

Heritage Open Day Events

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Enjoy guided tours of the International Slavery Museum, and Lusitania and Titanic galleries, whilst at Seized! look out for the Temperance Society. Youngsters can enjoy All Hands on Deck – an interactive session handling seafaring objects – as well as having Fun With Felt. Liverpool Women’s History Group will be on hand to share wartime memories, and don’t miss Dave Walker’s Rope Challenge at the Cooperage.

Further details from Merseyside Maritime Museum reception.

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Website Link FREE

Various Times -

Heritage Open Day events

Museum of Liverpool

Get hands-on with imports and exports at Dockside Handling, whilst youngsters can create their own ship to take away at Dockside Crafternoon. Delve into the filth of Liverpool’s Georgian underbelly with Fanny and George Strike Again!, or join curator Alison Brown to remember Liverpool’s cart horses. And at What Can You See…? gather at the museum’s award-winning window to learn more about the amazing view across the Three Graces and the Mersey.

Further details from Museum of Liverpool reception.

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Website Link FREE

9:00am, 12:00pm and 3:00pm -

Royal Liver Building Tours

CBRE, Royal Liver Building

Visit the magnificent Grade I-listed Liver Building, to see the antique clock mechanisms, the Royal Liver Assurance Board Room, and fantastic views of the city.

Advanced booking required. Email steven.clarke@cbrems.com. Booking open 9am July 31 – 9am August 7.

Notes: Not suitable for mobility issues or vertigo. Min age 12.

Read More

FREE

10:00am - 4:00pm

Meet the engineers aboard The Danny

The Daniel Adamson, Canning Dock

The Daniel Adamson is a 1903 steam ship, once owned by the Manchester Ship Canal Company and used as a VIP passenger vessel. Steam enthusiasts have worked for more than 13 years on its restoration, and will be on hand to share stories of its renovation.

No booking required.

Read More

Website Link FREE

Every hour from 10:00am - 5:00pm

Dockland Boat Trips: The Floating Grace

Salthouse Quay, Salthouse Dock, (opposite Anchor Courtyard)

View the waterfront from a unique perspective aboard The Floating Grace, Liverpool’s only floating restaurant, as we cruise through the south docks, providing exceptional views of this historic maritime location. Cruises last 50 mins. Refreshments to purchase on board, with a licensed bar.

No booking required. First come, first served. Max 50 passengers per trip.

Read More

Website Link FREE

10:00am - 4:00pm

Mersey Tunnel Tours

Geoge's Dock Building, Pier Head

George’s Dock Building was completed in 1934 as the headquarters and ventilation station for the Queensway Tunnel. One of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the UK, the building will be open to the public, including a ground floor exhibition of photographs and artefacts, as well as free taster tours of the old Control Room and the tunnel itself.

Advance booking not required, but first come first served due to limitations on numbers. Only children over 10 can do the visit to the tunnel.

Read More

FREE

10:30am - 1:30pm

Wildlife at the Dock

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Join Lancashire Wildlife Trust to take a closer look at the vast array of marine life at Albert Dock. Nets at the ready as we head onto the pontoons, attempting to catch eels, moon jellies and crabs, before examining the catch under the microscope. Ages 12+ only.

Advanced booking essential. Clink the link below to reserve your place.

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

10:30am - 4:00pm

The Docklands Trail

Collingwood Dock (entrance opposite the Titanic Hotel)

Visit the Docklands Trail Information Centre, exhibiting details of this new attraction. When complete, the Trail will feature six exhibition centres within the north Liverpool docks, telling the story of Waterloo, Stanley, Huskisson, Canada, Gladstone and Seaforth docks.

No booking required. Limited parking available on site.

Read More

Website Link FREE

11:00am - 12:00pm and 12:15pm - 1.15pm

Albert Dock Heritage Walks

Albert Dock

Take an hour’s stroll through the fascinating history of Albert Dock with Blue Badge Guides from Liverpool City Walks, for a rich insight into the UK’s largest collection of Grade I listed buildings.

To book, visit www.liverpoolcitywalks.com (link below) , click on Buy Tickets Now, choose Albert Dock Heritage Walks, and use the following promo codes:

Thurs 11am – ADHW711
Thurs 7pm – ADHW719
Fri 11am - ADHW811
Sun 11am - ADHW101
Sun 12.15pm - ADHW101215

Notes: Tours begin at the main gates to Albert Dock (adjacent to Canning Dock).

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

11:00am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm -

The Edmund Gardner: Tours

The Edmund Gardner, Canning Graving Dock

This award-winning tour takes visitors back in time to when the Edmund Gardner was a working pilot cutter. See behind the scenes on the ship from the wheelhouse to the engine room, which was transformed into a dazzle ship in 2014.

Advanced booking not required. Places limited, please ask at the Museum of Liverpool where tour begins.

Read More

Website Link FREE

Afternoon -

Classic Bus Running Day

Albert Dock

Travel back in time aboard classic buses from the Merseyside Transport Trust collection. A half-hourly service calls at the Albert Dock throughout Sunday afternoon.

No advance booking required. See website for further details

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Website Link FREE

12:00pm - 12:45pm

Tales on the Tug

The France-Hayhurst, Albert Dock

All aboard for the amazing story of the historic Yarwood tug, France-Hayhurst. From VIP vessel, to derelict, and back again, hear a tale of sea dogs, whirlpools and more, with storyteller, owner, and Radio Merseyside regular, Cathy Roberts. Advance booking advised: talesonthetug.eventbrite.co.uk

Notes: Due to the historic nature of the Dock, there is no wheelchair access to this vessel. Over 16s only.

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

Performances at 12:30pm and 2:00pm -

Royal Court Community Choir

In front of Merseyside Maritime Museum

The Royal Court Community Choir brings you shanties, maritime songs, and familiar favourites. In the event of rain, will take place in Museum of Liverpool atrium.

Read More

FREE

1:00pm - 1:30pm and 4:00pm - 4:30pm -

The Leather Satchel Co. Story

The Leather Satchel Co, Albert Dock

The Leather Satchel Co. are Master Craftsmen that create satchels using traditional techniques. From 60s Liverpool market stalls to global brand, this talk uncovers the family business’ history, and celebrates their unique style of leathercraft. Look out for demonstrations through the day!

Advanced booking required. Click the link below to reserve your place.

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Liverpool Parish Guided Tours

Liverpool Parish Church: Our Lady and St Nicholas, Chapel Street

Liverpool Parish Church is the oldest surviving institution in the city, and its Lantern Tower has been a waterfront landmark for 200 years. This year, visitors can see the underground ‘Dead House’, as described by the 19th century writer Herman Melville. Refreshments available.

No advance booking required.

Read More

FREE

Performance at 1:00pm -

Singing our Socks off Choir

The Colonnades, Albert Dock

Singing Our Socks Off Choir sings across the waterfront, with shanties, maritime songs, and familiar favourites.

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FREE

1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Brocklebank: Tours

The Brocklebank, Albert Dock Quayside

Join the crew of the tug Brocklebank for a behind the scenes look, including the wheelhouse, engine room and mess.

Booking not required.

Read More

FREE

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Tate Liverpool: Architecture Presentation & Tour

Tate Liverpool

This tour begins with the history of Liverpool before the docks were created, before moving on to the development of Albert Dock and the regeneration of the buildings that now house Tate Liverpool. The gallery has gone through several transformations since opening in 1988, and this tour reveals its secrets.

Advanced booking only. Book in person at Tate Liverpool, online (link below) or by calling the Box Office on 0151 702 7400

Read More

Buy Tickets FREE

Various Times -

Heritage Open Day events

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Sunday’s events include guided tours of the International Slavery Museum, and Lusitania and Titanic galleries, whilst Youngsters can enjoy All Hands on Deck – an interactive session handling seafaring objects – as well as creating their own miniature Albert Dock at Wondrous Warehouses. And don’t miss Dave Walker’s Rope Challenge at the Cooperage.

Further details from Merseyside Maritime Museum reception.

Read More

Website Link FREE