This June – Celebrate With Liverpool With Music And Air Shows

2007 is Liverpool’s 800th birthday, marking 800 years since King John signed the city’s charter in August 1207. Liverpool has come a long way since then, evolving from a tiny fishing port, to second city of the British Empire. If you are planning a visit this summer, go in June, when celebration events are at their peak. And be sure you find yourself a place to stay, as the best solution is online hotel booking.A city that has been alive through centuries of history
Situated on a broad curve on the Mersey River, prone to fogs, battering seas and long rains, Liverpool is a seafarer’s dream. Liverpool was and still is one of the world’s great ports, and was second only to London as the greatest city in an enormous empire that stretched across the world. A cosmopolitan and diverse city, Liverpool was the departing port where millions of immigrants left for the Americas. Liverpool is a city alive with music, sport, good humor and vitality. It is a progressive city which is proud of its past. One can experience the maritime heritage of this major seaport, enjoy the Victorian, Georgian and Neoclassical architecture, visit one of the many museums and galleries, or walk in some of the 3000 acres of Liverpool parkland. Liverpool is a city famous for its football, music scene and nightlife, and for the countless well-known personalities that originated here. Liverpool is one of the liveliest and most exciting places in the British Isles. Much of Liverpool’s history has its own place in popular culture: Liverpool is the official Capital of Pop, according to the Guinness Book of Records, with more than 50 number 1s since the charts began in 1953 – not to mention the Four Lads that Shook the World (The Beatles). If you’re interested in Liverpool’s musical history, the Beatles Story is a great starting place; world-famous names like the Cavern Club , Penny Lane , Cream and Strawberry Fields are within easy reach of the city centre.Liverpool celebrates 8th centennial in style
As celebrations for the city’s 800′s birthday have been kicking off all over the year, June, as the beginning of summer is the richest in events that tend to go global and attract a large number of tourists. Mid-June kicks off the notorious Knowsley Hall Music Festival The vibrant British music scene is one of the most celebrated in the world. Having spawned some of the most legendary events and nurtured a plethora of world-class talent, there is something intrinsically special about a British festival, So, as we look forward to another year of diverse and imaginative music events, it is a brand new 2-day music festival kicking things off and setting the standard for 2007.
Set in 2500 acres of stunning, landscaped parkland and as ancestral home to the Earls of Derby since 1385 the stage is most definitely set for the first ever Knowsley Hall Music Festival and one of the most breathtakingly beautiful events ever to hit the North West of England. Combine this exceptional location with one of the most formidable promoters in the country and you can see why this is a welcome addition to the summer music calendar.With such a remarkable location, the line up was always intended to be equally grandiose and headliners for the Saturday tick every box. Legendary rockers and possibly one of the most influential bands of all time The Who will be topping the bill for their only festival gig, aside from Glastonbury, this year. Their pedigree precedes them and last time they played Liverpool they sold out 10,000 tickets in 28 minutes. Joining them, as part of the Saturday line up, will be local boys The Coral and current rising superstars The View, plus Liverpool legend Pete Wylie& The Mighty Wah with many more still to be confirmed.Sunday keeps the larger than life theme alive with stadium sell-outs Keane taking centre stage with their lauded piano rock anthems, fresh from the worldwide success of the critically acclaimed second album ‘Under the Iron Sea’. Created and developed by the award winning team behind Creamfields and Rockness and the production team behind Bestival and Freedom Rocks, this two day, premier event is destined a phenomenal addition to the festival circuit.
Another highly attractive event that begins in June is the Wirral Kite Festival, Kites Over The Mersey. The event taking place from 11 am to 4.00pm is a two day event for all the family with a variety of spectacular show kites on display, including artistic kites, giant inflatable kites, sports kites and power kites. There will also be a kite-making workshop for all those have-a-go fliers!Find the most suitable accommodation in the heart of events
No matter what the size of your pocket may be, keep in mind that Liverpool accommodation always offers the best in comfort.If you are on a Liverpool discount or a cheap business travel, the choices are plenty. One of the favorite locations is the notorious 2 star Feathers Hotel, perfectly located in the heart of the City for both leisure and business travelers with a main line railway station and ferry terminal close by and the airport some 10 minutes by taxi. All rooms provide comfort and all the necessary amenities. As for the food, keep in mind that all room rates include an ‘ eat as much as you can’ type of breakfast. With views over the docks, Campanile Hotel Liverpool is one of the best-located hotels, at 10 minutes walk to the center and local attractions. Whether it is for business or leisure, the hotel welcomes you to come and enjoy Campanile’s friendly and relaxing atmosphere.
If you are on a corporate travel to the city and are looking for modern day comfort, choose a slightly more expensive hotel such as The Devonshire House, with a highly professional team ready to cater to your individual requirements, and plenty of conference centers to put services at your disposal.Another luxury solution, if you can afford the price is the 4 star Britannia Adelphi Hotel, just 3 minutes walk from Liverpool Lime Street Train Station; a premier hotel in Liverpool for business, leisure or shopping. One of the best known landmarks and more comfortable lodgings is nevertheless the Thistle Liverpool. Located on the Pier head, overlooking the River Mersey, this modern hotel has become as much a Liverpool icon as the adjacent magnificent Liver Building. No matter which location you choose, however, make sure you have all the fun you need during the month of June, as the city celebrates in style, with locals and tourists alike.