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HOPE & GLORY is GO GO GO!
Try to imagine the very best bands, combined with a decadent Victoriana carnival, with a heavy dose of outrageous sideshows, and you’ll begin to get a picture of what HOPE & GLORY festival is.
This brand new festival for Liverpool, taking place on 5 & 6 August, is set against the stunning Victorian backdrop of the World Museum, City Library and St. George’s Hall and Gardens.
With weekend tickets priced at just £89 (inclusive of booking fee), you can expect a glorious mix of incredible music, comedy and fun – all within a few hundred yards of Lime Street station.
The main stage music for the weekend will be on The Great Exhibition stage. The second stage will deliver different delights across the weekend and will be called The Wonders Of The Age stage on the Saturday and The Wonders of the Age stage on Sunday.
At HOPE & GLORY you’ll find delights across the whole festival area.
THE GREAT EXHIBITION STAGE is where you’ll find some of the greatest acts in the world to some of the very best new artists in the country leading the HOPE & GLORY party charge.
The first of our incredible headliners HACIENDA CLASSICAL will be joined by over 50 more artists and bands across the weekend. The first of these to be announced for THE GREAT EXHIBITION stage are THE FRATELLIS, TOM CHAPLIN and REVEREND & THE MAKERS. The WONDERS OF THE AGE STAGE will play host to some of the the very best new artists in the country with The Shimmer Band, The Blinders, Coquin Migale and Vynce already announced. There will even be fun in the changeovers between acts with the outrageous church of the ULTIMATE POWER rocking your world.
The WONDERS OF THE AGE STAGE will deliver different delights across the weekend from live music to comedy and even the first ever Liverpool International air guitar competition with the very best of Europe’s opponents of the invisible six string windmill-ing, sliding and moshing across the stage for your pleasure.
Across the festival site there will be pop up ‘soap box’ performances including magic, acoustic performances, spoken word and some of the wildest and most fun things you’ll ever see. Yep – we’re having a party!
FULL LINE UP
THE GREAT EXHIBITION STAGE
Charlotte Church’s Late Night Pop Dungeon
Badly Drawn Boy
The Membranes And 25 Piece Choir
with special Guests Shaun Ryder & Bez (Happy Mondays) & Tim Booth (James)
Ocean Colour Scene
Public Service Broadcasting
Reverend & The Makers
Clean Cut Kid
Show Hawk Duo
Changeover DJs on The Great Exhibition stage: ULTIMATE POWER
Opening act each day in association with Popped Music
WONDERS OF THE AGE STAGE
Dave Mccabe (The Zutons) with Ian Skelly (The Coral)
Chris Helme (The Seahorses)
The Ordinary Boys
Haunt The Wood
The Shimmer Band
Changeover DJs on The Great Exhibition stage: PROPAGANDA
Sunday Wonders of the Age stage in association with Double Denim Live
IN THE LADY GARDEN STAGE
Featuring spectacular 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, Stephi LaReine’s Fashionista Hour and more to be announced.
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, Harminder the Elephant, Dinosaur Baby in the Pram, Dance of the Lobsters and The Woman Who Grew Up Into A Tree and more.
HOPE & GLORY is a family-friendly festival with a dedicated children’s area. However, once on site, all children remain the responsibility of their parents and guardians and not the festival.