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Sefton Park Social launches this May Bank Holiday

The city’s favourite and friendliest annual outing, Africa Oyé, invites you to the launch weekend of ‘Sefton Park Social’, raising funds to keep Oyé ‘free for all’ each summer.

Sefton Park Social is a new boutique music, food and drink festival experience launching in the heart of Liverpool’s iconic Victorian park throughout Spring/Summer ’24.

The carefully curated series will be see genre led music events covering all tastes from Disco, Soul, Motown,Jazz, Latin, Folk, Country, Indie, 80’s, 90’s and beyond coupled with cultural, craft and well being activities including vintage stalls, yoga and kid play days for all the family. And for all Sefton Park woofers out there they even promise some dog friendly days so you can ‘pooch in the park’ with your best buddies!

The events series kicks off on the first May Bank Holiday ( 4th & 5th ) with the Saturday hosting an official fundraiser for the award winning city gem Africa Oyé helping to support their ‘non-profit’ annual event and ensure it remains ‘free for all’.

Looking back at a phenomenal Oyé ’23 with headliner Seun Kuti, son of legendary afrobeat originator Fela Kuti, and now looking forward to Oyé ’24 in June with none other than Julian Marley son of Reggae godfather Bob Marley, the Sefton Park Social invite you to celebrate the life and music of Fela Kuti X Bob Marley & their influences with vibes supplied by all your favourite Trenchtown and Freetown DJs plus more TBA.

Sefton Park Social launches this May Bank Holiday

Liverpool Disco Festival takes over Sunday 5th with an All-Star line up including one of the world’s biggest DJs/producers Dave Lee fka Joey Negro, Glitterbox crew Lev & Moplen, plus New York House legend Pal Joey, with Secretsundaze founder and NTS Radio’s Giles Smith & LDF DJs on support, making up the bill for what will be a quick sell-out spectacular.

Other announced events include a ‘Jazz In The Park’ special on Saturday 18th May with an exciting mix of talent to be announced very soon, and an absolute must-attend for all LFC fans on Sunday 19th May  ‘Klopp In The Park’. This one-off extravaganza will feature a huge screening of The Big Man’s final game in charge against Wolves. Expect a fun filled ‘Klopp Mask Party’ with live bands & DJs playing nothing but anthems. To round off the day, there will be a red sky lantern release for the momentous occasion.

Details of other forthcoming events from some of the city’s best promoters such as EvolDowntown Nashville and more will be dropping over the coming weeks along with details of bottomless brunches, outdoor cinema evenings & much much more.

Sefton Park Social launches this May Bank Holiday

James Morgan from Sefton Park Social said: 

“We are delighted to be bringing this series to the much loved park surroundings away from the hustle and bustle of the city and bringing something for everyone, young and old. We will be bringing you some of the best local talent and traders plus some very special guests from our wide range of genres. Events will be both open air and/or covered where weather requires and tickets are limited strictly to 450 per event so be quick. Looking forward to a fantastic summer – see you in the park.”

Tickets for the first phase of Sefton Park Social events go on sale Thursday 9am here.


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