27 January 2018
This is an outstanding production so bring all the family – young and old!
Following the huge success of last year’s Liverpool concert, Peace Proms returns to Echo Arena on Saturday 27th January. Sharing a love for music and passion for peace Peace Proms is a celebration of music, youth, energy and talent on an epic scale.
The critically acclaimed Cross Border Orchestra of will perform with the Liverpool Children’s Peace Choir made up of 3,000 Primary School children. The choir will sing a programme filled with family favourites including Disney and Pop Medleys, and powerful peace anthems like Michael Jackson’s ‘Earth Song’. The programme is packed full of fun and has something for everyone – there’s even a Disco Medley for all the Mums and Dads.
Peace Proms 2018 will be conducted by internationally acclaimed UK music educator Greg Beardsell who is renowned for his extraordinary ability to lead powerful and exhilarating performances. This epic production will also feature a host of stellar soloists and a sensational line up of champion Dancers and Pipers. Prepare to be blown away by power-house vocalist Lauren Murphy, Soprano Katie Weir, Tenor Ross Scanlon, rock-violinist Patricia Treacy, All-Ireland Champion Uilleann Piper Cormac Keegan along with the sensational Colmcille Pipe and Drum Corps and the Michelle Johnston Highland Dancers. It is impossible to leave a Peace Proms concert without feeling uplifted, renewed and full of hope for a brighter future.
Peace Proms is an internationally recognized Arts & Peace initiative, which actively engages over 30,000 school children in Ireland and the UK and is totally NOT-FOR-PROFIT. We are deeply indebted to all our supporters and sponsors for helping us to bring the joy of music and peace to children, families, schools and communities throughout the world.
Schools can still get involved. This internationally recognized Arts & Peace initiative, which actively engages almost 25,000 school children in the UK and Ireland, is a FREE resource and choral education project for Primary schools. The musical programme is tailor made to ensure it is fun and engaging for children, fulfills important educational requirements, is very rewarding to teach, and the end performance is an inspirational and thrilling experience for choirs, teachers, parents and audiences alike!! Registration for schools can be found at www.peaceproms.com.
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.
Family ticket - family of 4 of any combination
£60 (inc admin fee)
Group - 20+ people
£13pp (inc admin fee)
No ticket is required for children under 2 years of age but they must sit on an adults lap.
From the south...
Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.
ACC Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to ACC Liverpool. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.
Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...
A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of ACC Liverpool.
Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to ACC Liverpool.
The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to ACC Liverpool. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.
For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk
For all car journeys it's best to follow the white on brown tourist route signs for the Waterfront. These signs are visible on the major routes into the city. Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is situated on the Kings Dock directly adjacent to the south side of the Albert Dock. Upon arrival, the Kings Dock entrance is clearly sign posted.
From the North...
Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront. The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is signposted 'Waterfront' on the city wide 'available spaces' signage.
From the South...
Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront. The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is signposted 'Waterfront' on the city wide 'available spaces' signage.
The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park has 1,600 secure, covered spaces, and there are more car parks within five minutes’ walk. The Waterfront Car Park is signposted “Waterfront” on the city-wide “available parking spaces” signs. These signs provide live information as to the number of available spaces. Fees operate on a sliding scale as follows:
£2 for up to 1 hour
£5 for up to 2 hours
£7 for up to 5 hours
£10 for up to 9 hours
£15 for up to 24 hours
More information on driving to the venue and parking can be found here.
- Merseytravel (rail, ferry and bus timetables)
- Liverpool John Lennon Airport
- Manchester Airport
- Visit Liverpool (Tourism website)
- Virgin Trains (mainline services from Liverpool Lime Street)