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Tall Ships Regatta - the Albert Dock (DUBLIN)

Albert Dock
Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 4AA

Tel: +44 (0) 151 707 0729

Part of the Tall Ships Regatta Programme will feature live music on-board La Malouine Tall Ship

About

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

The Albert Dock will play the role of DUBLIN, Liverpool's closest cousin of the sea. There'll be a rich cultural programme taking place across the Albert Dock from the Dr Martin Luther King Jr building starring as an Irish Pavillion to a takeover of an historic ship, featuring traditional Irish food and drink and the sounds of musicians from either end of the Irish Sea. 

There'll be artistic commissions, exhibited on the dock that have been created especially for the Tall Ships Regatta. Look out for Faith Bebbington's giant tabby 'Ships Cat' and the iconic 'Super Rat'. Visitors will be dazzled by the 'Rising Sun' installation that comes to life as the real sun sets. 

The Ship Stage - Located on-board La Malouine Tall Ship (Canning Dock)

Saturday 26 May​​​​​​
Live music from 12pm - 5pm 
Rock Light Rollers | Wet the Tea | Rum Doodle | Sue Rynhart | dBize 

Sunday 27 May
Live music from 12pm - 5pm
Wee Bag Band | Shea Doolin | Tippin’ It Up | Celtic Knot Ceili Band | Prierland

Monday 28 May
Parade of Song -11am – 1.30pm 
Festival take over by local musicians bidding farewell to the Tall Ships with music from Ireland, Liverpool and France

Celtic Animation Film Festival and Irish Dancing - Martin Luther King Jnr Building

Saturday 26 May & Sunday 27 May
The George Ferguson and Bolger-Cunningham Dance acadamies perfrom 12pm - 3pm 

Celtic Animation Film Festival showings 3.30pm – 6.30pm 

Nobby Boats

​​​​​Saturday 26 May - Watch the Nobby Boats racing on the River Mersey (Morning)
Sunday 27 May from 12pm - Step on-board the Nobby Boats for a closer look while they're moored within the Albert Dock 

Map & Directions

Road Directions

You’ll find brown tourist signposts to both ‘Liverpool waterfront’ and ‘Albert Dock’ from the M62; if you’re coming from Wirral via the M53, head northbound from Ellesmere Port, through the Wallasey (Kingsway) Tunnel.

Merge onto Scotland Road as you leave, and turn right at the lights, following signs for ‘Liverpool waterfront’ or ‘Albert Dock’.

Visitors arriving on the A41 through Birkenhead should follows signs for the Queensway Tunnel, which will in turn signpost you to the Dock and waterfront.

You’ll find parking on site at the Dock, plus supplementary car parks at both Liverpool ONE and ACC Liverpool.

If you’re using sat nav, try the postcode L3 4AA, or use the following co-ordinates: LAT: 534020, LONG: 29903

Public Transport Directions

On foot

Albert Dock is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street, Liverpool’s mainline station, through Liverpool ONE. You can also reach us on foot from either the Museum of Liverpool and Cruise Liner terminal, or ACC Liverpool.

Plan your journey on public transport with the Merseytravel Journey Planner

Download the Liverpool Public Transport Visitor Guide

By train

If you don’t fancy the 20-minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street, our mainline station, you can transfer to Merseyrail at Lime Street, which takes you to James Street Station, just a five minute walk from the Dock.

Both TransPennine Express and Northern Rail offer trains to and from Liverpool starting from as little as £3. Visit the Transpennine Express or Northern Rail websites to book, or for lots of useful information, offers and links for planning a day out in Liverpool.

By bus

The C4, C5 and City Link services stop at Albert Dock; the Liverpool ONE bus station is just opposite us too, where services in and out of the city centre start and finish.

Opening Times

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

* Free

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

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Somewhere Beyond the Sea - Tall Ships
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