BBC Summer Social returns for 2019 offering an even bigger and better line-up with even more of the BBC’s best programmes for the whole family. There really is something for everyone, and everything listed is included in your ticket, from big main stage headliners to fun fairs and bouncy castles. It's going to be a day to remember!
Croxteth Country Park, Liverpool, August 3rd and 4th.
Saturday will see headliners Busted and Pixie Lott take to the stage, alongside John Newman, Rak-Su, Nina Nesbitt and Freya Ridings. Highlights from the main stage will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 with Jo Whiley across Saturday afternoon. Other acts performing include Max and Harvey, New Hope Club, Four of Diamonds whilst a Horrible Histories movie screening will suit those looking for a hit of history!
Instagram, YouTube and TikTok stars including Lewys Ball, Tekkerz Kid, Amelia Gething, Holly H and Rosie McClelland, will be joining in Q&A’s and workshops around the festival. Dancing their way through Saturday, The Next Step will bring energetic dances whilst Latin Dancing Star AJ Pritchard from Strictly Come Dancing will take on presenting duties. Also dancing up a storm will be local dance troupe Merseygirls, Freestyle Dance Champion Junior Frood; inaugural winner of the BBC’s The Greatest Dancer, Ellie Ferguson; and singer, dancer and actor Harrison Vaughan – winner of CBBC’s hit show “Taking the Next Step”.
Sunday’s event sees CBeebies Superstar Mr Tumble take to the stage for an unmissable performance alongside Andy and the Odd Socks, Dr Ranj, mayhem creators Cook and Line from Swashbuckle, YolanDa's Band Jam, Hey Duggee, and many more. There's a whole host of fantastic dancing, and colourful storytelling from Northern Ballet in conjunction with CBeebies Ballet: Puss in Boots. Strictly’s favourite Janette Manrara will be teaming up with Dr Ranj for a must-see performance and CBeebies superstar Bing will be appearing on site as well.
All your CBBC and CBeebies favourites will be there to host non-stop fan for the whole family. Presenters include Sam Nixon, Yasmin Evans, Jonny Nelson, Hacker T Dog, Lauren Layfield, Karim Zeroual, Rhys Stephenson, Lyndsey Russell, Naomi Wilkinson, Rebecca Keatley, Ferne and Rory, Cat Sandion, Katy Ashworth, Ben Cajee, Maddie Moate and Dodge.
Over both days we’ll have a fantastic BBC Sport Zone, with Liverpool Football Club Foundation, Everton In The Community, British Cycling, LTA Tennis, England Cricket, England Rugby, England Netball, Golf Foundation, Greenbank Sports Academy and #MOTDKickAbout taking part in a range of activities and sports, that’s if you fancy taking a break from the live music. The legendary Mr Motivator will also grace the fields with his inspirational quotes and awesome dance moves across both days.
To add to the fun, the World’s Biggest Bouncy Castle and the Blue Peter Assault Course are included in the ticket price for unlimited family entertainment.
BBC Summer Social is a fantastic day out for the whole family.
Last updated: June, 2019