Well, as we say in Bootle, that was boss!
Local emerging talent performing alongside major artists like Hue & Cry, Tommy Scott of SPACE & Bootle’s own The Real People brought the canal-side alive with the sound of great music & laughter.
Bootle’s first major music festival was a great success and a real testament to working in partnership by bringing together the whole neighbourhood including community, public & private sector organisations, and most importantly, the wonderful people of Bootle and beyond!

The sun shone, the rain fell, thousands came for a real Bootle-style shindig and all was good… so good, we’re doing it all again, bigger and better on 6th/7th July 2019….so watch this space!

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Some of your words:

“In the 30+ years I’ve been around this area I never thought the day would come that I would see an event like that bring the community together. It was an absolute joy to be a part of. You should all be very proud of yourselves!”
Matthew Dodgson, Director, ICS, Liverpool – Festival Sponsor

“It was such a proud feeling living in Bootle and having our own Bootle festival !”
Karen Bennett, Local resident

“We had an amazing day on Saturday. The atmosphere was great... everyone getting on, singing, dancing and enjoying themselves. Can't wait for next year. Thank you to all involved.”
Julie Edge, Local resident

“Amazing weekend hosted by amazingly wonderful people. Thank you for everything you all do, not just this weekend, but all year round, between the Lock and Safe regen. Inspirational people and a place and atmosphere that you get nowhere else”
Stefanie McGinty, Resident