Enjoy Summer Safely

We would strongly encourage you to read the latest government advice on staying safe outside your home.

Please check back here for Wirral's event cancellations and list of venues currently still closed. In the meantime please use our website to plan your trip safely, including our round-up of Wirral's outdoor spaces. You can also find information on how to enjoy Wirral from the comfort of your own home and support our local businesses if you are still spending time indoors.

We look forward to fully promoting all of our fantastic Wirral spaces and venues when it is completely safe to do so.

For the latest updates on COVID-19, please visit https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Public transport to, from and within Wirral 

As above, please consider the latest UK government guidance on travel and refer to the below providers for their latest service updates.

Events in Wirral 

If you are due to attend an event in Wirral, please check with the organisers beforehand for the latest updates.  

Below is a list of events in Wirral which which we are aware have been cancelled or postponed. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. All information is correct as of Friday 2nd October 2020.  

  • Prenton Literary & Debating Society – all events have been cancelled for the rest of the season 
  • Wirral Festival of Firsts - cancelled
  • Birkenhead Sings - to be rescheduled for 2021, date to be confirmed
  • Near Future (Future Yard project) - all events rescheduled for October 2020
  • West Kirby Farmers Market - suspended, but you can still buy from some of their producers here
  • 21st and 27th March - Chris Salmon - workshop postponed to 7th November and awards evening postponed to 20th November
  • 21st to 28th March - Wirral Festival of Music, Speech & Drama - cancelled
  • 26th March - Wirral Bird Club's "Jewel In The Crown" by Mike McKavett - cancelled
  • 28th March - March for Veterans - cancelled
  • 28th March - Mozart Requiem concert from Birkenhead Choral Society - postponed
  • 1st April - Your Future Your Choice - postponed to 16th September
  • 1st April - Seaside Run (Leasowe/Moreton Embankment) - cancelled
  • 4th April - Wirral Food and Arts Market - cancelled
  • 5th April - Meols Community Choir's Passion Play - cancelled
  • 5th April – Off Road 8 Mile – cancelled 
  • 9th to 12th April - Wirral Beer Festival - rescheduled for 29th October to 1st November
  • 11th April - New Ferry Easter Pop-Up Easter Market – cancelled 
  • 11th April - 100 Years of Wallasey Corporation Buses (Wirral Transport & Tramway Museum) - cancelled
  • 13th April – Medal Muddle 2 – cancelled 
  • 18th April - Friends of Flaybrick guided walk - cancelled
  • 18th April - In Cahoots (The Ship Inn, Hoylake) - cancelled
  • 19th April – Sand Yacht Regatta – cancelled 
  • 19th April – Mersey Tunnel 10K – cancelled 
  • 26th April - Juniore (Birkenhead Central Library) - postponed until 4th October
  • 1st May – Wilson Trophy – cancelled 
  • 8th to 10th May - River Festival Wirral – cancelled 
  • 8th May - Ashton Park May Fair - cancelled
  • 10th May - Secret Gardens of Oxton – cancelled 
  • 10th May - Wirral Comic Con - to be rescheduled
  • 14th to 17th May - AND Festival (Abandon Normal Devices) – postponed 
  • 16th and 17th May – Parakart Racing (Hoylake Beach) – cancelled 
  • 17th May - Nourish at Birkenhead Priory - cancelled
  • Throughout May - Wirral Walking Festival - cancelled
  • 4th to 7th June - Wirral Folk Festival - cancelled
  • 6th and 7th June - Parkgate Fest - cancelled
  • 13th and 14th June - Wirral Open Studio Tour - cancelled
  • 14th June - Wirral Coastal Walk - cancelled
  • 27th and 28th June - Wirral Viking Festival - postponed until 2021
  • 28th June - Queen's Park Dog Show - cancelled 
  • 4th and 5th July - Summer Strum - cancelled
  • 5th July - Liverpool Chester Bike Ride - rescheduled for Sunday 27th September
  • 11th and 12th July - Wirral Dog Fest 2020 - cancelled
  • 18th and 19th July – Sand Yachting (Hoylake) – cancelled 
  • 15th and 16th August – Parakart Racing (Hoylake Beach) - cancelled 
  • 4th to 6th September - Wirral Food, Drink & Music Festival - rescheduled for 3rd to 5th September 2021
  • 19th September - Wirral Earth Festival - postponed until next year
  • 26th September to 4th October - Wirral Poetry Festival - postponed until next year
  • 3rd to 17th October - Wirral Arts Festival - cancelled
  • 21st and 22nd November – Parakart Racing (Hoylake Beach) – cancelled
  • 21st and 22nd November - Oxton Art Fair (Williamson Art Gallery) - cancelled
  • March 2021 - Wirral Festival of Music, Speech and Drama - cancelled

If you were due to attend an event that has been postponed or cancelled, please contact the organiser to find out what your options are. 

Venues and attractions in Wirral 

Below is a list of venues and attractions in Wirral which we are aware of being temporarily closed. All information is correct as of Friday 2nd October 2020. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.

Header image: Lady Lever Art Gallery by Dave Jones

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