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Friday 29th of January 2016
Liverpool is home to some of the country’s most exciting, innovative and pioneering festivals, from arts festivals, to technology festivals and music festivals, the Merseyside city has it all. Pick up your Easirent hire car from our Liverpool Airport depot and head to one of the city’s famous festivals. Here at Easirent we have narrowed it down to some of our favourites, to make your decision a little easier.
1. Africa Oye
Located in the stunning Sefton Park, Africa Oye is an annual celebration of African music and culture in the heart of Liverpool. The festival celebrates everything African, and it is the largest dedicated African arts and culture festival in the whole United Kingdom. Taking place across 18 and 19 June, the two day event is completely free to enter, and you’ll certainly have a great time once you’re there.
2. Threshold Festival
Liverpool’s digital and creative sector, the Baltic Triangle is home to the annual Threshold Festival. This quirky festival of music and art is now in its sixth year and has its roots firmly set in Liverpool’s creative industries. Hop in your Easirent hire car and head to the old warehouses of the Baltic Triangle on the first weekend of April and catch the likes of Natalie McCool, The Slytones and Indigo Moon.
3. Light Night
Light Night is Liverpool’s late night art festival, which is always a hit with both locals and tourists alike. Head to the city on the 13 May for a magical evening of one of a kind illuminations and exhibitions.Taking place in a variety of Liverpool venues, including Camp and Furnace, Liverpool John Moores University and the Everyman Theatre, Light Night is worth checking out if you’re in the area.
4. Binary Festival
Another festival with its roots in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle, Binary Festival is a creative and digital festival which takes place across the 24 and 25 May. This unique festival attracts a multinational community of innovators and creatives to Liverpool in order to promote new businesses and new ideas.
5. Biennial Festival
Biennial Festival is a celebration of contemporary art which runs from 9 July to 16 October. The festival conjures up new worlds and new realms throughout Liverpool, as local and international artists gather to tell their stories through the city’s famous landmarks. Taking inspiration from Ancient Greece, Chinatown, the future and the past, Biennial has something for the whole family to enjoy, and a lot of the exhibitions and installations are free to enter.
6. Sound City
One of the biggest festivals to come out of Liverpool, Sound City is an annual festival jam-packed with live music from some of the biggest names in the industry. Winner of the Best Metropolitan Festival at the UK Festival Awards, Sound City has hosted the likes of the Flaming Lips, Belle and Sebastian and Bastille.