With Half Term in full swing, here’s some ideas of how to spend the time with some family-friendly activities at the Royal Albert Dock.
For children aged eight years and older, visit another world with some help from Escape Hunt. With five different immersive games on offer, families can chose from defeating ancient Japan’s evil warlord in The Fourth Samurai, or escape from a sinking ship with riches aplenty in Blackbeard’s Treasure.
The Beatles Story
From 23-25 February, the world’s largest exhibition dedicated to the Fab Four is running a selection of super workshops in their Discovery Zone. Based around the anniversary of ‘Love Me Do’, The Beatles’ debut single, visitors can enjoy plenty of arts and crafts.
From 14 February, Tate Liverpool are unveiling two brand new displays. Explore movement and international exchange like never before with ‘The Port and Migrations’ and ‘Global Encounters’, featuring an immersive installation of cargo ships, fishing boats and more suspended from the ceiling.
Budding young chefs can try their hand at pizza making in Gusto. Provided with a doughy base and fresh tomato sauce, children can chose three toppings to add and arrange before having it cooked by the professionals – you’ll even get a chef’s hat to wear!
Step inside the Maritime Museum and explore Liverpool’s renowned seafaring past. Visitors can learn about the city’s central role in the Titanic tale, discover the realities of living on the waves with Life On Board and become a Customs Officer with Seized! gallery, witnessing the dangerous yet intriguing world of sea smuggling.
Take a wander around the waterfront
Download Royal Albert Dock’s fitness trail from https://albertdock.com/step-into-22 to be guided around its signature colonnades and along the River Mersey. Visitors with four-legged friends can also claim a complimentary bag of dog treats from Red Run Activewear, The Nest, Nature’s Treasure, Peaberry Coffee House and Kitchen, What’s Cooking, The One O’Clock Gun, Maray, The Long Shot and Revolution.