The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome - a spectacular live show, outside St George’s Hall in the heart of Liverpool.
Hosted by AJ Odudu and Joel Dommett, this 90 minute outdoor show will be one of the events to kick-off the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in spectacular style, transforming Liverpool’s much loved St George’s Hall and the surrounding area into a massive party for the people.
Frankie Goes to Hollywood | Lightning Seeds | Atomic Kitten | The Real Thing | Jamala | Conchita Wurst | Shirley Ballas | Ricky Tomlinson | The Vivienne | Zara Larsson | Cream Classical |
Doors open: 5.30PM
Last entry: 7.30PM
Entrances: There are 3 entrances into the event arena located at Gate A – London Road, Gate B – Skelhorne Street and Gate C – Great Georges Place. Your ticket will inform you of your allocated Gate.
When exiting the event arena you can leave by any Gate. Due to alternative bus stop locations, Lime St Station access, access to the city centre please make note of the best exit gate for your departure.
From 4PM onwards, entry to Lime Street Station will be via Skelhorne Street
From 4PM onwards, exit from Lime Street Station will be via Lord Nelson Street
This event is sold out, please do not try to attend without a ticket. The ceremony will be screened at the Eurovision Village.
Travel Information for The Big Eurovision Welcome
Visitors will be given free access to a minimum of 1,000 vehicles at the Stanley Park car park, next to Liverpool FC’s Anfield stadium.The surface-level car park, which will be accessed from Priory Road, opposite Anfield cemetery, will open at 12 noon with buses taking concert goers on a 15-minute journey from Arkles Lane, to Queen Square bus station.
Drivers will need to show their concert ticket to gain access.
Once the 90-minute outdoor spectacle ends at 10pm, buses will begin departing from Queen Square bus station. The Anfield car park will remain open and accessible until midnight.
- Merseyrail services will run until after midnight.
- Liverpool City Region buses will also continue on key routes until the early hours.
- For rail services beyond the Liverpool City Region, passengers are advised to refer to the advertised timetables.
- Key information top travel tips can be found on the Merseytravel website www.merseytravel.gov.uk
Eurovision Accessibility Guide
The aim of this guide is to make Eurovision 2023 the most accessible and inclusive event yet.
Big Eurovision Welcome Prohibited Items
Please check which items can and can't be brought to the Big Eurovision Welcome event