Celebrating the birth of Spring, LFDF returns this April, with a similar foodie feel to September’s, however this time, packing cobra poses, free-from alternatives, mindful oils and baa-eutiful baby lambs! This Spring’s incentive is simple, to immerse yourself in yourself! Bathe your inner serenity in organic lifestyle pleasures; experience total relaxation, explore creative pathways and get up-close-and-personal with nature’s animals – the whole family can celebrate the excitement of Spring, with a LIVE Sheep show and alpaca walking!
Embrace the season of new beginnings with yoga poses, crafty workshops, a spot of gardening, Jackfruit Kebabs, and meditation techniques. Plant fresh buds, bask in the resonating echoes of bleating goats and even reinvent your diet, with our Vegan and Vegetarian classes, where you’ll whip up a veggie fry up, try out vegan junk food and customise your own buddah bowl.
Liverpool Spring Festival; not just an excuse to feed yourself until you physically combust, but an opportunity to seek inspiration and knowledge, where you’ll leave the park, bestowed with a hand-made floral crown, empowered with new skills, a refreshed psyche and bundles of culinary confidence.
An eclectic, cultural, captivating feastival that infuses the best local independent talent and DELIVERS a resplendent mix of salivating street food, international tastes and robust workshops. Experience an arcadian utopia, that invites families and creative beings, to get on-board the donkeys, conquer the kid’s village and devour delectable delicacies.
Saturday April 28th, 10:30 to 19:30
Sunday April 29th, 10:30 to 17:30
Advanced Adult Day Pass £7.00 (£8.50 on the day)
Adult Weekend Pass £11.50 (£12.50 on the day)
Children Under 14 – FREE
We will be located in the picturesque surroundings of Sefton Park (by the lake, just like last year!)
We recommend using public transport to travel to the festival. Sefton Park is easily reached by bus. Services 60, 75, 76, 80, 80A go to Ullet Road. Services 26 and 27 go to Sefton Park road. The 82, 82A & X1 goes to Aigburth Road, 68 and 68A to Aigburth Vale. You can also travel via rail on the
Hunts Cross train – the nearest train station to Sefton Park is St Michaels.For more information on getting there with our festival travel partner Arriva, please click here!
When does Liverpool Food and Drink Festival take place?
Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th April 2018.
What are the opening times of the festival?
Saturday: 10:30 – 19:30
Sunday: 10:30 – 17:30
How much does the Festival cost?
Advance day ticket: £6
On the day: £7.50
Weekend advanced ticket: £10
On the day: £12
Under 14yrs: free!
Do you take credit cards at Liverpool Food and Drink Festival?
Some exhibitors only accept cash at the Festival. Tickets on sale, are available until the week before the Festival, for payment by credit or debit card. We recommend buying your tickets online in advance, to avoid queues and to save money.
Is there a cash machine on site?
Yes – please note, the card issuer may charge a fee for withdrawals.
How do I find accommodation in Liverpool?
To book a hotel, B&B or self-catering accommodation visit: www.visitliverpool.com
Can I book accommodation through you?
Unfortunately we do not provide accommodation, however there are various, reasonably-priced places to stay, available to book online.
Do you cater for vegetarians?
We certainly do! Many of our exhibitors offer vegetarian, vegan & veggie-packed dishes for our meat-free eaters to enjoy (these will be situated in our Healthy Living section.) There will also be Gluten-Free producers exhibiting an array of organic, wheat-free selections for attendees to purchase.
Is Liverpool Food Drink & Lifestyle Spring Festival accessible by public transport?
We recommend using public transport to travel to the festival. Sefton Park is easily reached by bus from Liverpool City Centre, (80A), 75, 82, 80A – Ullet Road, 60 – Ullet Road & Aigburth Vale, 68 – Aigburth Vale & 68A – Park Avenue. You can also travel via rail on the Hunts Cross train – the nearest train station to Sefton Park is St Michaels.
For more information on buses & trains to our festival site, please click here :
Can I bring alcohol into the festival?
No, BUT there are several alcoholic outlets on-site.
Can I bring my dog?
Only guide dogs are permitted at LFDF. However, we do have a dog creche on site, where rest-assured your dog will be well and truly looked after – booking beforehand, is essential.
Is there anything for children to do?
Yes. There is an interactive Kids Village at LFDF packed with live, skill-boosting demonstrations, vintage fairground rides, sweet treats, arts & crafts, & much more. See our Family Fun section for more information.
Do children have to pay?
All children under 14 go free!
Is Liverpool Food and Drink Festival accessible for wheelchairs?
Unfortunately, wheelchair access is entirely weather-dependent. This is due to the festival taking place outdoors and the ground being uneven. Please feel free to get in contact with us beforehand, if you do have any specific requirements that need catering for.
Is there any disabled parking available?
A limited amount of disabled parking bays are available at Croxteth Drive entrance.
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