THE main stage line-up has been confirmed for a family festival including a live music stage, dance music arena and a kid's stage coming to Wirral this year.

The Wirral Family Festival will held at Tranmere Rovers' Prenton Park ground in Birkenhead on Saturday, May 11 from 12pm-11pm.

Tweeting news of the music acts today, Tranmere Rovers said: "The Main Stage lineup for the first-ever Wirral Family Festival has been announced with over 10 fantastic tribute acts. Grab your tickets today for what promises to be a brilliant day for all the family"

It will feature a live music stage on the pitch with tribute bands covering genres such as rock, pop, indie, ska and reggae. There will also be a dance music arena including well-known local house music DJs.

The kids' stage promises superhero shows, princess shows, dinosaurs, pony rides, inflatables, zorbing, magic shows, dance shows, talent shows, costume groups including Disney, Star Wars and Transformers characters.

There will also be face painting, glitter tattoos, stilt walkers, magicians, pirate shows, toy stalls and a giant funfair packed with rides.

The line-up for the main stage is:

  • QE2 (Queen tribute band)
  • Arctic Mondayz (Arctic Monkeys tribute) 
  • Live In Technicolour (Coldplay tribute) 
  • Rule The World (Take That tribute) 
  • The Rocket Man (Elton John tribute)
  • Simply Sheeran (Ed Sheeran tribute)
  • The Oasis Experience
  • Resurrection (The Stone Roses tribute)
  • The Beautiful Couch (tribute to The Beautiful South)
  • The Brightside Killers (Killers tribute) 

The bars will be serving a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks including craft ales.

The food court will feature cuisine from around the world including Greek, Asian, Thai, Spanish, fresh Pizza and hearty British classics from fish and chips to gourmet burgers.

Dessert stands include sweet stalls, donuts, crepes, ice cream, ice curls and more.

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The event is being brought to Prenton Park by Monopoly Events, the curators of Liverpool’s and the nation’s biggest pop culture event, Comic Con Liverpool.



Discounted early bird tickets are on sale now, and it is anticipated that these will sell out quickly.

Adult tickets will be just £17.50 at the early bird rate, but will increase eventually to £25.

Child tickets for ages 4-15 will be priced at £7 at the early bird rate, which will eventually rise to £10.

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Toddlers aged 1-3 years are free of charge. Early bird VIP tickets are £30 for adults, £15 for children, and toddlers are free of charge.

Full line up is expected to be announced soon.

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