There’s a massive six day Winter Festival coming to the Baltic Triangle – and it’s got guaranteed snow!

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Leading city venue Camp and Furnace have announced their plans for a giant indoor winter festival today and they promise snow every day of the event - even when it’s not forecast! Launching on Monday 18th December and running for six days until Saturday 23rd December, Snö Garden is a seasonal spin on the venue’s popular Nightgarden event, which combine......read more

Virtual Reality meets Opera in New Experience @ Liverpool Empire

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  Free Virtual, Operatic Reality Experience
Albert Dock 8th – 12th November
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No Rest for the Wicked here at SK!

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For many of you who know us as the Liverpool Food and Drink Festival codfathers & wonder what exactly SK Events get up to, when we’re not inundating you with voucher codes, FAQs and general razzmatazz… We’re here to spill. From, juggling between planning for LFDF Spring Festival (already!), designing & branding a whole new website & liaising with prospective agencies for an exclusive new event that sees us venture outside of Liverpool, we thought we’d drop you a post & ke......read more

Rossie from Radio City 2 presents: LFDF Awards Evening 2017!

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Ten days have passed since the Liverpool Food and Drink Festival’s 10th anniversary and we’ve only just managed to shake the nightmarish visions of our on-site paramedics being stuck in the mud right before opening & finally gotten around to cleaning the miscellaneous festival produce from off our footwear. Alas, it was all worth it! A relentless yet rewarding weekender of early-starts, dream-work & multi-tasking – you had one eye on saucing the hotdogs & one eye o......read more

Beauty and the Feast was Exseedingly Good (The Lightening Seeds Good!)

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For those of you who didn’t get a chance to sample our one-off, sell-out Friday exclusive, Beauty and the Feast, we’re here to put you in the loop & simultaneously make you extremely jealous in the process. And what a line-up it was! Not only did we manage to bring 60s-glam-punk-chef, Gizzi Erkstine & the Lightening Seeds together, to create the coolest inhaling air fathomable, consumed with aromatic Asian whiffs & alternative sounds, but we innovatively, formed a collaboration t......read more

Big News For The Liverpool Food & Drink Festival

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This year SK Events celebrates The Liverpool Food & Drink Festival's 10th anniversary and we’ve made no exception with our festival line up on 16th and 17th September. We couldn’t just leave it there though, we wanted to kick start the festival with something really really special, something that has never been done before! On Friday 15th September we are inviting YOU to our BIGGEST celebration yet; LFDF 10th anniversary party hosted by celebrity chef ‘Gizzi Erskine’ AND a live ac......read more

Grad Fest 2017 Update : Half way through week 1!

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We're half way through the week of Grad Fest 2017 for Liverpool John Moore's University! Even though the weather has been on the gloomy side, we've received such a warm response from graduates and locals who have been passing through Hope St. Here's a few images of the street so far. Congratulations Class of 2017! Proud graduates standing as tall as our larger than life flowers : read more

Serving up Wimbledon at Media City

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We're delighted to have organised the Wimbledon event at Media City, Manchester this month that will run from June 25th to-July 15th. Passers by are invited to watch the global event on giant outdoor LED screens located in the Piazza.   Dozens of deck chairs have been decorated throughout, alongside vibrant bean bags. Large Ping Pong tables were added that fun factor so that viewers could also participate in a game while tennis is aired live. read more

Grad Fest on Hope Street!

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SK Events are delighted to be appointed for a second year running to bring Grad Fest to Hope Street! This year Grad Fest will take place from 10th - 21st July, the first week celebrating students graduating from Liverpool John Moores and the second week a celebration for The University of Liverpool graduates! Graduation is a high-profile time of year for both universities and our objective is to maximise the time graduates and their families spend on Hope Street providing them with a memorable e......read more

4 Weeks To Go – Liverpool Food, Drink & Lifestyle Spring Festival 2017

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Time flies when you're having fun & with that there's only 4 weeks to the Liverpool Food, Drink  & Lifestyle Spring Festival 2017, and our 3rd year is set to be bigger and better than ever. We spend the entire year working tirelessly planning and organising and it all comes down to two jam packed days. For those of you not in the know, here's a snippet of what to expect :  Foodies won’t be disappointed with the wide variety of sweet & savoury stalls and those who love a tipple......read more

Bring The Love To Your Valentine’s Event

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Valentine's Day is one of the biggest days of the year, it's up there with Halloween & Bon Fire Night. It's so big that many companies are celebrating an entire weekend dedicated to St. Valentine. If you've left decorating inspiration until last minute, fear not ; we've found some really effective & easy ideas that you can use for this season of love!
  1. Make that Prosecco Pop!
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All About Hygge

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Hygge is the new 'it' theme in events. This is definitely one to watch for 2017 and we can't wait to include it in  our upcoming Liverpool Food, Drink & Lifestyle Spring Festival. Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah)- is the Danish word for a feeling or simplistic mood that stems from genuine pleasure in making ordinary, simple moments more center, beautiful & important day to day. Whether it’s making a hot chocolate, knitting a blanket or lighting a candle every evening. Hygge is being awar......read more

Family Go Live Awards 2016

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As a lot of you may know, we have a sister company - Family Go Live Magazine and this week saw our annual Family Go Live Awards, this time at Panam, Liverpool.  Family Go Live is a bi-monthly directory magazine, which includes essential information for parents with young children. The awards evening was dedicated to their wonderful advertisers who were nominated for awards and to congratulate the lucky winners. It was a great evening and a fantastic way to round off a successful......read more

Cadenzza – An Evening of Fashion & Fizz!

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    Put your laptops down & come and join Cadenzza and Downtown in Business for an evening of fashion and fizz in association with read more

The Opening Of Liverpool 2.

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SK Events are delighted to be working with Peel Ports as the official event organiser of the opening of Liverpool 2. Over the last 6 months we have been making big plans for this highly anticipated event which will take place on Friday November 4th, and will see just under 300 influential guests from around the country attending the launch. read more

Autumn Themed Event Ideas

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Autumn is now in full swing and it’s no surprise that it’s one of the most popular seasons.  With Bonfire night and Halloween soon approaching there are so many great seasonal ideas to enhance your event.   Dip Your Own Apples This activity isn’t just for kids! Invite your guests to embrace their inner sweet tooth with a traditional favourite – Toffee Apples (with a twist!) Guests can get stuck in creating their own personalised apple. A great feature for ......read more

Liverpool Food & Drink Awards

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We are delighted to announce that on the eve of the Liverpool Food & Drink Festival we were awarded with Event of the Year at the Downtown In Business Awards 2016. What a great achievement for our team!  We look forward to our Spring edition as well as our highly anticipated 10th anniversary festival next September! But less about us and more about our fantastic exhibitors! This week we held the Liverpool Food & Drink Awards – an evening to celebrate the amazing bars & resta......read more

You Are Invited!

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  We would love to invite you to join us at Cadenzza Liverpool One. Enjoy a makeover masterclass in how to perfect the art of contouring and shop the latest arrivals from Versace, Kenzo, Katie Spade and many more. All guests will receive a £20 gift card to spend on the evening! We are looking forward to seeing you there - September 1st 2016 from 5:30 - 8:30 pm. For more please visit ; read more

Use Your Senses to Create a Memorable Event!

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“We are not thinking beings that feel; we are feeling beings that think.” Antonio Domasio, Professor of Neuroscience, University of California Events that appeal to all five senses can be far more memorable for attendees.Those who work in the events industry know that there is more to it than meets the eye, but what about what meets the ears, nose, fingers, and tongue?! An event can leave a much stronger impression when it stimulates several of the customers’ senses. For example - our......read more

Hope Street Graduation

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt SK Events are delighted to announce their involvement with The Hope Street Graduation Event (11th-15th July). 1000’s of students together with their families and friends will be attending this special annual LJMU event to celebrate their massive achievements. Enjoy special discounts and offers in over 30 restaurants and bars along and around the Streets for graduates and their g......read more

Cultural events around the world

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Many Festivals are held over the summer here in the UK, but let’s not forget about the variety of diverse and cultural events that happen all over the world. We’ve picked a few to fill you in! Cosplay Festival - Japan When? August World Cosplay Summit (WCS) is an annual international cosplay event that promotes international exchange through Japanese pop culture. Visitors are invited to dress up as their favourite cartoon characters. Check out t......read more

International Tennis Tournament

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Liverpool Hope University - International Tennis Tournament 2016 This June will be the 15th edition of the Liverpool Hope University International Tennis Tournament taking place in the wonderful surroundings of the Liverpool Cricket Club from the 16th to 19th. The tournament has become the longest running and largest tennis exhibition in Europe!   We are delighted to have one of our clients – Cadenzza sponsoring this massive event. This year’s Liverpool International Tennis......read more

Cannes Film Festival – Red Carpet Fashion

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Last night the stars shone on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival 2016. The style has not disappointed as there has been so much variety. There were the signature gowns in a variety of colours & materials while also suits were a big feature. We have gathered a few of our favourites ;

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The Pros & Cons to Organising an Outdoor Event.

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Organising any outdoor event can be a difficult exercise, and an outdoor event in the UK can be even more of an uphill battle when working alongside the unpredictable British weather. It’s a major risk but it can also be a risk that leads to a huge success. The following are some of the major pros & cons to be considered. 1) Nature Pros ; While hosting an event outdoors the decor isn’t as crucial as it would be indoors. Outside mother nature is pr......read more

Liverpool Food,Drink and Lifestyle Festival 2016

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We’re delighted and excited for our Spring family focused festival, ‘Liverpool Food,Drink and lifestyle Spring Festival’, taking place over the 23rd & 24th of April 2016. We’ll be transforming Sefton Park into a fun-filled wonderland with an array of interactive activities and elements of arts and crafts. We've got something for everyone with a FGL treasure hunt, biscuit decorating, Yoga classes, A silent disco, a classical music orchestra as well as a be......read more

Wine Evening at Sefton Park Palm House

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Liverpool Food and Drink Festival are bringing another of our popular wine tasting evenings to the beautiful Sefton Park Palm House on Wednesday 4th November. Visitors to the event will have opportunity to sample more than 100 different wines from around the world and take part in masterclasses from some of the region’s top wine experts. There will also be a selection of delicious food on offer to try out. Whether you’re an occasional wine drinker or real wine ......read more

Barcode Expo – trade & technology, seminars & speakers, cocktails & competitions

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Next week SK Events will introduce the North West's latest trade exhibition for the hospitality industry, Barcode Expo. The event will take place in Camp & Furnace, bringing together industry professionals and showcasing the essentials for bars, cafes and restaurants.

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The Barcode Expo Networking Hub is an area of communication, business and relationship building. The informal and relaxed zone offers all visitors and exhibitors alike the unparalleled opportunity to ......read more

Delivering the feast to the foodies!

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By now, you will know that we LOVE all things foodie and festivals here at SK Events, and so this year we have taken it up a notch. For the upcoming Liverpool Food & Drink Festival in Sefton Park this 19th & 20th September, we’ve teamed up with new-to-town service Deliveroo, who deliver your favourite restaurant food direct to your door. Deliveroo will be sponsoring the festival, as well as providing an all-new service so that our foodie gue......read more

Barcode to Expo-lode onto the North West

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Just in case you hadn’t noticed, here at SK Events & PR we have a bit of a soft spot for the hospitality industry. We love our food and drink events and we’re delighted to reveal our latest venture will be just that, but this time with more of a trade focus. Introducing Barcode Expo... The latest industry led trade exhibition for the food and drink sector to hit the North West will offer a unique opportunity for industry professionals and key decision makers to bui......read more

Liverpool Food and Drink Spring Festival

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The city’s beautiful Sefton Park played host to our first ever Liverpool Food & Drink Spring Festival over Easter bank holiday weekend, and what an egg-cellent weekend it was!

The spring event was more family-focussed compared to our annual September festival, and so we spent months hand-picking a range of exhibitors to join us in delivering a fun-filled day out for the entire family that was jam-packed with interactive activities for the little ones, good food and drink, and som......read more

Women in Business Awards – We’ve been nominated!

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                    The annual Women in Business Awards are back, and we’re delighted to be up for ‘Business of the Year’. The ceremony recognises all the high-flying female talent in the city, rewarding the unsung heroines of Merseyside, and with a total of 12 categories, the judges certainly......read more

Liverpool Food and Drink Spring Festival

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                      We’re delighted to reveal that we’re planning to bring the brand new Liverpool Food and Drink Spring Festival to Sefton Park during the Easter Bank Holiday, 5th-6th April. The festival will be even more family orien......read more

And so this is Christmas…and what have we done?

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And so this is Christmas, and what have we done. Another year over, a new one’s just begun – well, not quite yet! That’s a wrap for us for 2014, and what a fantastic year it has been for team SK. There was never a dull moment in (or out) the office with so many exciting and successful events, from award ceremonies, street parties and store launches, to pop-up markets, and......read more

Setting a Stylish Standard

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Unless you were hiding under a rock last month, you’ll have probably noticed that we organised our most style-studded event yet, in the city. From 13th-15th November we managed to stage no less than eight pop-up events, at six venues, in just three days as part of 'Celebration of Style. Faced with the event equivalent of a marathon, the team delved int......read more

What we learnt from IMUK 2014

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The highly anticipated IMUK 2014 conference took place in Liverpool last Tuesday morning, and we have to say, it certainly delivered the goods! But that’s no surprise considering the line up of expert speakers. Marketing specialists from the likes of Hubspot, Microsoft, Google and Asda took to the stage, as well as the main man himself, Gary Vaynerchuck, the world’s number ......read more

Benefits of Exhibiting

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If you haven’t already, it is more than likely that as a business you will at some point come across the opportunity to take part in an exhibition, whether it be at an event, conference or trade show. There are so many companies who will turn the opportunity down without a thought, but with the benefits that come along with taking part in an exhibition, you’d be crazy not to jump at the chance. read more

The odds are in Merseyside’s favour at The Grand National

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The Infamous Grand National 2014 kicked off last weekend, 3-5 April, with over 150,000 visitors flocking to the city of Liverpool. The annual horse racing event took place once again at Aintree Racecourse with race action, live music and entertainment. The Grand National race on Saturday saw 40 runners and riders battle it out to become the 2014 champion, with Pineau De Re pipp......read more

Making the most of your pop-up

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Many companies can be unsure of how to go about organising their own pop-up event and often see them as risky business when it comes to costs and return on investment. But you need not worry; we have some top tips for making your pop-up work for you: 1. Think Visual – See each and every passer-by as a potential customer and do your upmost to grab their attent......read more

Women working it

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I’m delighted to have been invited to speak at the first annual ‘Women Working It’ conference, which has been organised by event management students at Blackburne House. The conference, designed to motivate and inspire women in their professional and personal ambitions, is part of a programme of activity to celebrate 30 years of Blackburne House. Open to the general publi......read more

Liverpool Food and Drink Festival 2013

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The 2013 Liverpool Food and Drink Festival was a tremendous success with over 40,000 people attending the launch event at Sefton Park on the weekend of 7/8 September. Now in its sixth year, the festival saw demos from TV chefs including Gizzi Erskine, Levi Roots and Shelina Permaloo served up alongside the finest fayre from more than 160 local restaurants. read more

Wine evening a great success!

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The second SK Events/ Liverpool Food And Drink Festival wine evening was held once again in the fabulous setting of the Sefton Park Palm House on Wednesday 20th March. Over 200 guests were treated to tastings of over 100 fine wines and informative masterclasses. Exhibitors included Wine Time at Scatchards, Roberts and Henry Fine Wines, Origin Wines, Cultural Wines, Vine......read more

Future of food & drink industry on the menu

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The future of the Liverpool City Region’s food and drink industry was on the menu at Leaf on Tuesday 19th March, as the Food Tourism Connect programme held its finale event. Organised by SK Events, the evening, which was attended by figures from across the region’s food and drink sector, was designed as a celebration of the industry in the Liverpool, Wirral, Sefton, Halton ......read more

Wine tasting evening

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Join us for a celebration of great wines at the Sefton Park Palm House. We’re hosting a wine tasting evening at the Sefton Park Palm House on Wednesday 20th March. A hand-picked selection of more than 100 different wines will be available for tasting at the event, which will also feature masterclasses from some of the region’s top wine experts. read more