Christmas in Liverpool

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Get into the Christmas spirit with a range of activities for people of all ages to enjoy.

Don’t forget to shop and eat local this festive season when celebrating with family and friends! Visit our Liverpool Business Directory for a list of businesses looking for local love.

Council is delighted to support local musicians who'll be bringing Christmas cheer to the streets of the Liverpool city centre as you shop and eat local.

The busking-style pop-up performances will happen from 1 to 12 December and, in true Liverpool style, will feature your favourite Christmas carols and festive music from around the world.

Join Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller as she lights our city's beautiful Christmas tree in Macquarie Mall and chats with Santa Claus in a video to be streamed on Liverpool City Council's Facebook page from 6pm on Tuesday 1 December.

Christmas tree in Macquarie Mall

Liverpool City Council is proud to host a special Christmas edition of its much-loved Seniors Concert, streamed live online for FREE between 11am and 1pm on Thursday 10 December.

The Starliners will present a tribute act to the female acts of the 1960s in a cabaret-style show. Our three talented singers achieve this with outstanding vocal harmony, great choreography, and several authentic costumers of that era. The girls are backed by four very experienced musicians playing the hits of female acts such as The Supremes, Aretha Franklin, Lulu, The Crystals, Dusty Springfield, Lesley Gore and many more.

You will have the merriest of times as they sing classic Christmas Carols to get you into the festive season.

To receive the live stream link, register for FREE here.

Sponsored by Catholic Healthcare.

The Starliners Christmas Special

The Starliners are back to reign in the holiday spirit with a Christmas Special! Live and in-person at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre from 2.30pm-4pm on Thursday 10 December 2020.

A tribute act to the popular female acts of the 1960’s, this cabaret style show accurately conveys the flavour, both aurally and visually, of the top female acts of the 60’s. The three talented singers achieve this with outstanding vocal harmony, great choreography, and several authentic costumers of that era. The girls are backed by four very experienced musicians playing the hits of female acts such as The Supremes, Aretha Franklin, Lulu, The Crystals, Dusty Springfield, Lesley Gore and many more.

You will have the merriest of times as they also sing some classic Christmas Carols to get you into the festive season.

Tickets are $16 per person. Click here to book.

Enjoy a merry Christmas with creative activities for kids and adults.

ADULT EVENTS

Christmas Bauble Workshop
Thursday 10 December
1pm - 3pm
Liverpool City Library
Cost: $20, materials included 
Come and join our Christmas Bauble Workshop – with a twist! In this workshop, you will plant living succulents in a glass bauble – just like a terrarium, but with some festive cheer! You will walk away with your own glass bauble to hang up at home.
Bookings essential

KIDS EVENTS

Christmas Storytime

Listen to a cracker of a book and enjoy Christmas themed silliness. There will be a special craft to take home.

This session will be limited to a maximum of 20 library visitors. Tickets are required to attend the event, parents are asked to collect a ticket 30 minutes prior to the event from the library.

Monday 14 December
11am - 11.30am
Moorebank Library

Tuesday 15 December
10am - 10.30am
Liverpool Library

Wednesday 16 December
10am - 10.30am
Casula Library

Christmas: Elf School's In

Drop in to take part in rigorous elf training in traditional elvish skills such as manufacturing presents and creating decorations. Take your creations home and gift to those you love. We'll also have a special guest at Liverpool, and carols at Carnes Hill during the event. Please note, you will not be a qualified elf at the end of this course.

Bookings are not essential, but capacity at each library is limited.

Friday 18 December
10am - 12pm
Liverpool City Library and branches

Christmas: Super Christmas Game Coders

Learn basic coding skills as you create, finish or fix a Christmas game.

With different sessions to accommodate different ages and levels of difficulty, learn how to think like a coder to connect code and animate your game characters.

Liverpool City Library

For ages 5-7 
Friday 18 December
10am - 10.45am
Bookings essential and will open on Friday 4 December.

For ages 8-12
Friday 18 December
11am - 11.45am
Bookings essential and will open on Friday 4 December