5 things to do this Bank Holiday weekend

The Buddy Holly Story
The Buddy Holly Story is taking to the stage this weekend at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre. The show gives you the perfect opportunity to experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast tell Buddy Holly’s story. From his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. The show will include a range of Buddy Holly’s songs, from That’ll Be The Day to Johnny B. Goode. Find out more here.

Adult Ball Pit at The Printworks
Unleash your inner child this weekend at BALL MANIA MCR are bringing the largest adults only ball pit in the country to The Printworks this weekend. Giving you the perfect chance to do something a little different with your bank holiday weekend, the ball pit is set to be crammed with over 120,000 balls which are bound to take you straight back to your childhood. Find out more here.

Birkenhead Park Festival
Head along to the Birkenhead Park Festival this weekend for three days full of craft, art, plants and flowers and homeware. There will also be live entertainment, drumming sessions to get involved with as well as dog shows and interactive workshops. There will be a range of food and drink available from local and regional producers also. Find out more here.

Gung-ho Manchester
Get involved in one of the greatest inflatable obstacles in the UK this weekend. Gung-Ho!, which is taking place at Heaton Park on Saturday, is open to everyone from professional marathon runners to people just looking for a good time, the event is bound to be so much fun for all the gang, especially the grand finale on Europe’s biggest ever inflatable slide. Find out more here.

Crafty Vintage
If all things vintage, quirky and artisan are right up your street, you will love the Crafty Vintage weekend taking place at Lancaster Castle. The weekend will include retro singers and dancers, jugglers, fire eaters and crafts to get involved with alongside collectibles stalls, food and drinks, including craft beer and cocktails, to enjoy. There will also be live entertainment and a DJ set. Find out more here.