What’s on

Looking for something to do? We run an eclectic and exciting events and exhibitions programme aimed at both families and adult visitors. It ranges from crafts and performances to road races and much more!

Summer Events and Activities in Port Sunlight

August Family Fun in Port Sunlight

Dinosaur Encounter SOLD OUT

Let us take you back to a time when dinosaurs dominated the land. They came in lots of different shapes and sizes; some were scary while others were very small. Come and make your own miniature dinosaur in our crafty HQ and then meet a life-size dinosaur! Will you be brave enough to get a selfie?

Date: Wednesday 3rd August.

Timed sessions:

10am-11am

11.30am-12.30pm

1pm-2pm

2.30pm-3.30pm

Location: Port Sunlight

Price per child £5.00. Suitable for children aged 3-9 years old.

All accompanying children under the age of 16 must purchase a ticket in advance. This is a family learning event so a parent or carer is expected to attend.

This activity will take place outdoors and indoors.  If you have any accessibility issues, please let us know in advance by emailing c.bates@portsunlightvillage.com

 

Alice in Wonderland workshop

Join the Travelled Companions for a curious workshop of storytelling, live music, movement, and drama. You may even meet a character or two from Alice in Wonderland. Allow yourself to get lost down the rabbit hole and we’ll have you grinning like a Cheshire cat!

Date: Wednesday 10th August.

Timed sessions:

10am-11am

11.30am-12.30

1pm-2pm

2.30pm- 3.30pm

Location: Port Sunlight.

Price per child £5.00. Suitable for children aged 5-9 years old. Advance booking is essential via our ticketing hub. All accompanying children under the age of 16 must purchase a ticket in advance. This is a family learning event so a parent or carer is expected to attend.

This activity will take place outdoors. Please bring a blanket or cushion to sit on. If you have any accessibility issues, please let us know in advance by emailing c.bates@portsunlightvillage.com

 

Magical Shakespeare workshop

Discover some of the wonderful settings and fantastical characters found in William Shakespeare’s best loved plays with the Teeny Tiny Theatre. Through songs, games, imaginative play, and storytelling, we will explore forests, storms, deserted islands and fairy glens together.

Date: Wednesday 17th August.

Location: Port Sunlight.

Timed sessions:

10am-11am

11.30am-12.30

1pm-2pm

2.30pm- 3.30pm

Price per child £5.00. Suitable for children aged 4-9 years old. Advance booking is essential via our ticketing hub. All accompanying children under the age of 16 must purchase a ticket in advance. This is a family learning event so a parent or carer is expected to attend.

This activity will take place outdoors. Please bring a blanket or cushion to sit on. if you have any accessibility issues, please let us know in advance by emailing c.bates@portsunlightvillage.com

‘Love Shakespeare? Then why not book tickets for one of Folksy Theatre’s outdoor performances in Port Sunlight https://folksytheatre.co.uk/

 

 

The Stick Man workshop

Stick Man never gives up on his dream to find a way back to his family. Our storyteller will take your children on a journey, encountering the different characters in Julie Davidson’s book The Stick Man before they get to make their very own Stick Man to take home with them.

Date: Wednesday 24th August

Timed sessions:

10am-11am

11.30am-12.30

1pm-2pm

2.30pm- 3.30pm

Location: Port Sunlight.

Price per child £5.00. Suitable for children aged 3-8 years old. Advance booking is essential via our ticketing hub. All accompanying children under the age of 16 must purchase a ticket in advance. This is a family learning event so a parent or carer is expected to attend.

This activity will take place outdoors. If you have any accessibility issues, please let us know in advance by emailing c.bates@portsunlightvillage.com

 

Edwardian mail collage workshop

Celebrating 100 years of the Lady Lever Art Gallery, join artist Jackie Hayes in this fun and colourful workshop exploring William Lever’s love for art, and how he bought and altered paintings and drawings to promote his brand Sunlight Soap. We’ll use collage to create a postcard-size image which can be sent to friends and family at the end of the workshop.

Date: Wednesday 31st August.

Timed sessions:

10am-11am

11.30am-12.30

1pm-2pm

2.30pm- 3.30pm

Location: Port Sunlight.

Price per child £5.00. Suitable for children aged 3-10 years old. Advance booking is essential via our ticketing hub. All accompanying children under the age of 16 must purchase a ticket in advance. This is a family learning event so a parent or carer is expected to attend.

This activity will take place indoors. If you have any accessibility issues, please let us know in advance by emailing c.bates@portsunlightvillage.com

 

 

Port Sunlight Summer Walking Tours

Join our friendly and knowledgeable guides for a special 90-minute walking tour around Port Sunlight and discover the fascinating story of a village built on soap. Unlock the meaning behind the diverse architecture and hear the stories of village life past and present.

When: Wednesday – Sunday
Where: Port Sunlight Museum, 23 King George’s Drive, Port Sunlight
Times: 11.30am & 2.00pm until 31st August
Cost: Adult £7.00, Concession £6.00, Child £4.00. To book visit Port Sunlight Museum or contact the Visitor Services Team on 0151 644 6466 or info@portsunlightvillage.com
Age suitability: All

Book now using our online ticketing hub.

 

Folksy Theatre perform Alice in Wonderland

When: Sunday 14th August
Where: The Dell, Port Sunlight
Times: 2pm

For more information and to book tickets, visit https://folksytheatre.co.uk/alice-in-wonderland-dates-venues/

 

Folksy Theatre perform Much Ado About Nothing

When: Saturday 20th August
Where: The Dell, Port Sunlight
Times: 7pm

For more information and to book tickets, visit https://folksytheatre.co.uk/much-ado-about-nothing/ 

 

Port Sunlight Garden Competition 2022 People’s Choice Award’

‘Each year Port Sunlight residents are entered into an annual Garden Competition that has been taking place since the early days of the village. The judges recently selected the winners and runners-up in each category and now we want you to tell us who you think deserves the People’s Choice Award. Use this form to register your vote and email it to c.bates@portsunlightvillage.com no later than Friday 26th August. Nomination forms are also available to pick up and complete at Port Sunlight Museum. The results will be announced in September. Keep an eye on our socials.’

 

Foodie Feast Port Sunlight

When: Saturday 27th August
Where: The Museum Green (next to Port Sunlight Museum and the Lady Lever Art Gallery)
Times: 11am – 3.30pm
Cost: Free entry
Age suitability: All