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Tall Ships Regatta - Mann Island (LIVERPOOL)

Mann Island
Liverpool Waterfront
L3 1BP
A life-size sperm whale will wash up on Man Island


PART OF TALL SHIPS REGATTA - This page details the activities taking place at Mann Island during the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta

The whole of Liverpool City Centre will be taken over by maritime magic over the festival weekend. There'll be a host of events for all the family at Mann Island from music and circus, special comissions, nautical storytelling and even a full size Sperm Whale will be turning up for the occasion. 

There'll be tap dancing from a canary, jugglers and slilt walkers, a parade and even a World Premiere from Wire Aerial Theatre. 

There's art too, step inside the Mann Island Atrium and see the 'Changing Sails' installation by Julia Snowdin.

Mann Island Basin 

Saturday 26 May​​​​​​, Sunday 27 May & Monday 28 May
1.30pm - 2pm, 3.30pm - 4pm, 5.30pm - 6pm. 
Wired Aerial Theatre will perform a beatiful aerial theatre piece showcasing a mesmerising rotating set. Encased in roses and awash with delicate and dynamic aerial bungee choreography.

Mann Island Plateau

The Whale by Circo Rum Ba Ba
Saturday 26 May, Sunday 27 May & Monday 28 May
12.30pm, 1pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 4.30pm & 5pm

A life-size Sperm Whale has washed up onto Mann Island. There'll be half an hour fun story telling sessions for children under 10s with room for up to 45 children and adults per show. 

Harbouring Notions by Simon Venus
Saturday 26 May, Sunday 27 May & Monday 28 May

12pm - 6.30pm

Step inside Beach Huts for an intricate minature mechanical theatre experience. 

Mann Island Beach Hut

Clayotic, all but Chaotic Workshops
Saturday 26 May​​​​​​, Sunday 27 May & Monday 28 May

12pm - 5.30pm
The non-messy and air-drying way to have fun! Create and take home your very own clay-toy creations! Unique, non-messy, non-toxic, air-drying modelling clay for ages 3+


Map & Directions

Opening Times

Tall Ships Regatta (25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018)

* Free


The Albert Dock, Liverpool

Friday, 25th May 2018 - Monday, 28th May 2018

Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 2018
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Monday, 28th May 2018 - Monday, 28th May 2018

Parade of Sail Day
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Sunday, 27th May 2018 - Sunday, 27th May 2018

Animated Square - Tall Ships
more info

Saturday, 26th May 2018 - Sunday, 27th May 2018

Somewhere Beyond the Sea - Tall Ships
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Saturday, 26th May 2018 - Sunday, 27th May 2018

Message in a Bottle By LuLu Quinn
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