Win a family pass to the BBC Summer Social at Croxteth Hall, Liverpool. 

Following an inaugural event last summer, BBC Summer Social returns for 2019 offering an even bigger and better line-up and now encompassing even more of the BBC’s best programmes for the whole family.

Taking place within the grounds of Croxteth Country Park in Liverpool over two days (August 3 and 4), BBC Summer Social will showcase a unique line-up of fabulous musical stars, the very best BBC, CBBC and CBeebies talent and the most popular family shows the BBC has to offer.

Saturday will see headliners Busted and Pixie Lott send the crowds into an excited frenzy, alongside other additions to the bill John Newman, Rak-Su, Nina Nesbitt and Freya Ridings.

Aimed towards a younger audience, Sunday’s event sees CBeebies Superstar Mr Tumble take to the stage for an unmissable performance. Other exciting CBeebies additions include Andy and the Odd Socks, Dr Ranj, mayhem creators Cook and Line from Swashbuckle, Yolanda, Hey Duggee, and many more.

CBBC Summer Social - Sam&MarkA whole host of CBBC and CBeebies presenters will take to the main stage to host non-stop fun for all the family across both days. Presenters include Sam Nixon, Yasmin Evans, Jonny Nelson, Hacker T Dog, Lauren Layfield, Karim Zeroual, Rhys Stephenson, Lyndsey Russell, Naomi Wilkinson, Rebecca Keatley, Ferne and Rory, Cat Sandion, Katy Ashworth, Ben Cajee, Maddie Moate and Dodge.

All around Croxteth Country Park, visitors can discover immersive activity zones, theatre shows, interactive and inspiring workshops, a spectacular range of outdoor and indoor activities and live appearances from the most popular children’s authors.

CBBC Summer Social - Crowd ShotOver both days of the festival we’ll have a fantastic BBC Sport Zone, with Liverpool Football Club Foundation, Everton In The Community, British Cycling, LTA Tennis, England Cricket, England Rugby, England Netball, Golf Foundation, Greenbank Sports Academy and #MOTDKickAbout taking part in a range of activities and sports, that’s if you fancy taking a break from the live music. The legendary Mr Motivator will also grace the fields with his inspirational quotes and awesome dance moves across both days.

To add to the fun, the World’s Biggest Bouncy Castle and the Blue Peter Assault Course Assault Course are included in the ticket price for unlimited family entertainment.

The competition

For the chance to win a family pass to BBC Summer Social at Liverpool’s Toxteth Hall, all you have to do is sign up to the Northern Soul newsletter (details of how to do this are on the right-hand side of the page) and send an email to with the title ‘BBC Summer Social’.

Closing date: July 15, 2019

Winners will be picked at random and notified by: July 15, 2019



Tickets are on sale now, priced at £23.50pp plus £1.50 booking fee (free for under 2s) and include all activities, rides and performances at the festival. Further information visit