Liverpool's Dream - Giant Spectacular 2018 graphic

In 2018, Royal De Luxe and the Giants will make their third and final visit to Liverpool. This time the Giants will be visiting in October and the theme is Liverpool's Dream. Which Giants are returning is now confirmed to be a Xolo the dog, the Giant and Little Boy Giant who has never been to the UK before.

This year's walking route is a whopping 20.6 miles and covers both Liverpool City and the Wirral. 


Thursday 4 October

Little Boy Giant

12pm - 11pm 

Little Boy Giant sleeps in St George's Hall. The public can visit the Little Boy.


Friday 5 October
 
Liverpool Giant Route - Little Boy Giant & Xolo 

10am – 1pm (approx)


The Giants will wake up 10am on St George’s Hall Plateau, walk to Lime Street, Renshaw Street, across St Luke’s Place onto Berry Street, Upper Duke Street, Catharine Street, across Upper Parliament Street onto Princes Road, Princes Gate West, Devonshire Road and into Princes Park where a siesta will take place.
 
4.15pm – 7.15pm (approx)
The Giants will wake up in Princes Park, walk to Devonshire Road, Princes Gate West, Princes Road, across Upper Parliament Street, Catharine Street, Canning Street, Upper Duke Street, Duke Street, Paradise Street, Liver Street, turn onto The Strand onto Queens Wharf for an evening sleep.
 

Wirral Giant Route - Giant

11.15am – 1pm (approx)

The Giant wakes up next to the lighthouse at Fort Perch Rock, walk along Marine Promenade, onto Coastal Drive towards Kings Parade to have a siesta.
 

3pm – 5.15pm (approx)

The Giant wakes up at The Dips, head along Kings Parade, Marine Promenade, Tower Promenade and Magazines Promenade.


Saturday 6 October
 
Little Boy Giant & Xolo

10am – 1pm (approx)


The Giants will wake up in Queens Wharf, onto Wapping, The Strand, Paradise Street, Hanover Street, Church Street, Whitechapel, Stanley Street across Victoria Street, Dale Street, Castle Street, Derby Square, James Street across The Strand to Mann Island where there will be a stop for
a siesta.
 

3.30pm – 5.45pm (approx)

The Giants will wake up at Mann Island, continue onto Canada Boulevard, Water Street, The Strand before making a u-turn returning onto The Strand, George’s Dock Gates where all Giants meet and continue onto New Quay, Bath Street, Waterloo Road and Clarence Dock for their evening sleep.
 

Giant

11am - 12.50pm (approx)

The Giant wakes up at Canning Dock, onto Salthouse Quay, The Strand, James Street, Castle Street, Dale Street, Crosshall Street, across Victoria Street, Whitechapel, St John’s Lane, St George’s Place, Lime Street, Elliot Street, Great Charlotte Street, Ranelagh Street, Church Street, Lord Street onto Derby Square where there will be a siesta.


3.50pm – 5.45pm (approx)

The Giant wakes up at Derby Square and continues onto Castle Street, Dale Street, Moorfields, Tithebarn Street, Chapel Street, George’s Dock Gates, where all Giants meet up and continue onto Bath Street, Waterloo Road and Clarence Dock for their evening sleep.


Sunday 7 October

All Giants

10.15am – 12pm (approx)

All Giants will leave via King Edward Street, George’s Dock Gates and onto The Strand. At this point one Giant will depart via The Docks. The remaining giants will continue along The Strand and onto Sefton Street where they will stop for a siesta.
 

Giants Final Parade

2.30pm – 4.00pm (approx)


All Giants will leave Sefton Street onto The Strand, Giants parade and bid farewell at Canning Dock.
 
Please note – all the times are approximations and there may be some slight changes
on the day.


Map of the Liverpool Giant Spectacular Route

An interactive version of the map is online, as well as a downloadable copy via www.giantspectacular.com Printed versions of the maps will be available at selected locations throughout the city region - a full list of these locations will be available via
giantspectacular.com


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This blog has been written by Jess Cavendish, Digital Marketing Manager for Marketing Liverpool. Jess looks after all things website and content related for VisitLiverpool/its liverpool, Marketing Liverpool and Liverpool Convention Bureau digital channels!

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