Looking for something to do around Merseyside and Wirral? Find out what events are coming up in Port Sunlight for you to take part in.

 

The Twitchers Museum Adventure Trail

10 – 26 February
FREE
Pick up your activity sheet at Port Sunlight Museum (open Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4.30pm)

Join birdwatching detectives the Twitchers and explore the beautiful birds and amazing animals in Port Sunlight this February half term. The Twitchers Museum Adventure from Kids in Museums and Walker Books celebrates the release of Feather, the fourth book in The Twitchers series from bestselling author M. G. Leonard. Find the birds and make your own pledge to protect wildlife. Complete the activity sheet available to pick up from Port Sunlight Museum to receive your Twitchers sticker!

Design your own bird or animal sidekick and share your drawing on Twitter/X or Instagram with the hashtag #TwitchersMuseumAdventure and tag @kidsinmuseums for a chance to win one of five bundles of all four books in The Twitchers series. Find out more on the Kids in Museums website.


Happ-bee Easter Trail

Friday 29 & Saturday 30 March, various timeslots
£6 per participant (adults don’t need a ticket)
Trail begins outside Port Sunlight Museum

Oh no! The queen bee has got herself into some sticky business. With all the excitement for Easter, she’s forgotten where she stored the golden honey pot. Can you help queen bee and her fellow worker bees find their way by solving riddles and discovering letters hiding across the village? Each ticket includes a trail map, bee boppers, wings and a chocolate. Suitable for ages 1+.

Pre-booking is essential. Tickets will sell quickly so don’t wait to book!

Book tickets

 

 


Sugar & Spice Festival

Friday 29 & Saturday 30 March, 9.30am-5pm
FREE ENTRY
The Diamond & Museum Green (opposite Port Sunlight Museum)

Presented by The Chocolate Cellar and Port Sunlight Village Trust.

Discover a host of locally-made food, drink and little luxuries in this brand new festival for Port Sunlight and Wirral. Soak up the beautiful surroundings of the village and browse stalls filled with chocolate, cakes, ice cream, coffee, beer and a range of hot & savoury treats from around the world..

Confirmed stallholders include: The Chocolate Cellar (chocolate, hot chocolate, sweet treats), Sunlight Bees (honey, treats), Pen Y Lan Pork (hog roast, baps), Namak Kitchen (hot food, Indian wraps, rice), Foragers Fancy (drinks), Piadina Pronto (hot pizza), Hyacinth Ice Creams, Liverpool Cheese Company, Camels Hump (Lebanese cold pastries), Boysenberry (cold foods, bacon baps, vegan options), Wirral Unplugged (activity kits for children), Chester Beer and Wine, Bear Hunt Books (books for children), Seasoned Pioneers (spices and cajun food), Cake House Wirral (cakes).

We’d encourage you to make use of Port Sunlight’s excellent Merseyrail links and travel by train, but if you need to bring the car, you’ll find free parking opposite Lady Lever Art Gallery and on surrounding streets. Please consider local residents when parking.

 


The BPPA’s Assignments 2024

8th June – 1st September 2024
More details coming soon!

For the first time, The British Press Photographers’ Association brings its annual ‘Assignments’ exhibition to Wirral, celebrating the best of press photography last year.

 


Village Walking Tours

Wednesday-Sunday, 11.30am
£7 adult, £6 concession (student and 60+), £4 child (5-16)

Join our friendly and knowledgeable guides for a special 90-minute walking tour around Port Sunlight Village, 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.

Tours depart from and end at Port Sunlight Museum. Each tour lasts about 90 minutes.

Book tickets

 

 


Selling Sunlight

Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4.30pm
Included with entry (£8 adult, £7 concession, £5.50 child 5-16)

Step into our special exhibition at Port Sunlight Museum to explore how William Lever made his soap company into a household name and worldwide brand. Discover the innovative approach Lever took with advertisements and see some of the company’s most famous publicity campaigns. See original maps, product samples, packaging and nostalgic displays. There’s an even a recreated grocer’s shop.

 

 


Winter Adventures in Port Sunlight Trail

Trail packs £2 each, available from Port Sunlight Museum (open Wednesday-Sunday)

Join Pip the Penguin on a winter family adventure with this fun, self-led trail around the village. Enjoy sporty challenges, craft activities, wildlife spotting and more. Includes trail booklet, eraser and pencil. You can enjoy this self-led trail anytime, at your own pace. We would suggest allowing 1-2 hours to complete the trail activities.

 


Warm Welcome

9am-12pm | FREE | Church Hall, Bridge Street

Our monthly drop-in sessions are open to all and run in partnership with Port Sunlight Christ Church URC. Take part in activities, tuck in to hot drinks and snacks, and access information about local support services.

Our next sessions will be Tuesday 5th March and Tuesday 2nd April. Our doors will be open to everyone, so come and join us to meet your neighbours or make new friends.

 


Community activities

Looking to try something new? We run a varied programme of activities for the Port Sunlight community to take part in, though everyone is welcome to join in. Places are limited and pre-booking is essential. Have a question? Email us or call 0151 644 4800.

Keep an eye on this page, our community Facebook group and village noticeboards for updates.