New boutique festival HOPE & GLORY is taking over Liverpool’s city centre, hosting an array of live music and entertainment across the weekend of the 5th – 6th August.
The line up includes James, Hacienda Classical, Razorlight, Ocean Colour Scene, The View, Embrace, Public Service Broadcasting, Reverend & The Makers, The Twang and many more. Full line up below
The festival is set behind St. George’s Hall, in St John’s Gardens and William Brown Street where 12,500 fans can enjoy the festival while indulging in the stunning Victorian backdrop of the World Museum and City Library in a specially created arena – all within a few hundred yards walk of the main Lime Street train station.
James, Razorlight, The Fratellis, Charlotte Church’s Late Night Pop Dungeon, The View, Embrace, Badly Drawn Boy, Pigeon Detectives, The Membranes And 25 Piece Choir, Clay
WONDERS OF THE AGE STAGE
Starsailor, Lucy Spraggan, Dave Mccabe (The Zutons) with Ian Skelly (The Coral), Chris Helme (The Seahorses), The Ordinary Boys, Abichan, Wild Front, Haunt The Wood, The Jackobins
GREAT EXHIBITION STAGE
Haçienda Classiçal with special Guests Shaun Ryder & Bez (Happy Mondays) & Tim Booth (James)
Ocean Colour Scene, Tom Chaplin, Lightning Seeds, Public Service Broadcasting, Reverend & The Makers, Zak Abel, Clean Cut Kid, Show Hawk Duo, Trampolene
WONDERS OF THE AGE STAGE
The Twang, The Shimmer Band, The Blinders, Coquin Migale, Vynce, Avalanche Party, Cabezudos, Glass Mountain, Indigo Velvet, The Dantevilles
HOPE & GLORY also features an abundance of entertainment across the site with Spoken Word performances, magic shows, comedy and acoustic acts plus extravagant and outrageous side-shows and so much more fun for the whole family to enjoy. The changeover on stages will be occupied by Ultimate Power and Propaganda DJs.
IN THE LADY GARDEN STAGE
Featuring entertainment including Football Legends charity darts match, Charlotte Church in conversation with renowned journalist Simon Price, Celebrity Charity arm wrestling, The Victorian Acrobatic Team, The Liverpool International Air Guitar Competition, Harminder the Elephant, Dinosaur Baby in the Pram, Dance of the Lobsters and The Woman Who Grew Up Into A Tree.
Additionally, over the course of the weekend and throughout the festival site, there will be a Foam Party, Prince Albert’s Little Secret (Cocktail bar), Mothers Ruin (Gin bar), Mr Edison’s Electric Emporium, Dr Johnson’s Clandestine Gathering, The Hoop & Stick, Darwin’s Little Darlings, Stephi La Reine’s Fashionista Hour and more.