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Curve Fashion Festival

9 September 2017

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The Curve Fashion Festival is your one stop to Shop Til You Drop with some of the biggest names in High Street & Online Fashion! 2015 and 2016 saw you shop Plus Size Collections from River Island, Marks & Spencer, Simply Be, Very, Elvi, Boohoo and so many more! This year New Look is the official partner for The Curve Fashion Festival. Expect fashion shows, giveaways and exclusive offers on the day with plenty more news to be announced! The New Look Curves range features over 200 catwalk-inspired styles in sizes 18-32, and head to the festival to shop the looks direct from the Curve Fashion Festival runway.

Showcasing the very best in plus size fashion, The Curve Fashion Festival will bring together some of the biggest names on the high street and online. Event attendees will be able to view and shop the latest collections from New Look directly, chat to members of the New Look team and have a sneak peek of some of their new collection! We are thrilled to welcome back so many of your favorite retailers including, River Island, Studio 8, Gemma Collins, Apples & Pears, Topsy Curvy, Plus Equals, Yours Clothing, Boohoo and many more! There will also be a selection of menswear at the event with River Island, boohooMAN and Bad Rhino all available to shop.

When you're done with your major retailers, why not pop along to the Market Hall inside the Fashion Hall where you can shop all of your local independent retailers; shopping fashion, jewellery and beauty!

Throughout the day you could meet some of your favourite celebrities at the Meet & Greet Stand for the perfect selfie opportunity! Tess Holliday returns to the festival and will be doing a book signing of the new book The Not So Subtle Art of Being a Fat Girl alongside an audience Q&A.

Reality Superstar and Plus Size Trendsetter Gemma Collins is back at the 2017 Curve Fashion Festival! Bringing her own collection; Gemma will be on hand all day to offer styling tips, fashion advice and show off her AW17 Collection! Shop your favourite looks from the TV Queen herself!

This year see’s Grace Victory join The Curve Fashion Festival line up for the 1st time! Grace Victory is an award-winning Vlogger and presenter, with her videos attracting over 23 million total views on her official Youtube channel.

You can see Felicity Hayward as she fronts our new campaign imagery PLUS we can’t wait to see Felicity at this year’s event alongside her clothing brand and body positive movement Self Love Brings Beauty! Felicity has some great things lined up for her pop up shop so make sure you stop over there and see what all the buzz is about! Finally, you can see Felicity as part of The digital Influencers Meet & Greet so don’t forget to head over and say hi!

Missguided have all the babes at this year’s Curve Fashion Festival! Catch curve model Lauren Nicole, travel and lifestyle blogger Chloe Pierre PLUS the ultimate fashion blogger Danielle Vanier all over at the Missguided stand throughout the day. Stop for a selfie, chat or quick styling tip!


  • Train

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  • Bus

  • Car

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.

Exhibition Centre 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 the venue. 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 Exhibition Centre 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 Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to the venue. 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. Exhibition Centre Liverpool 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 Exhibition Centre Liverpool and parking can be found here.

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Liverpool is a vibrant, modern city, proud of its rich heritage and renowned for its friendly people. Visit Liverpool and enjoy everything it has to offer. Here is just a sample of what's available.

Staying

Pullman Liverpool Hotel

Pullman Liverpool Hotel

This 4* Hotel is one of the most stylish hotels in the city. Just a 30 second walk from the venue, join us for pre or post show dinner or drinks in the elegant and cosmopolitan Dukes Restaurant and Bar.

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Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower

Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower

Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower is a 4 star hotel located within walking distance of the venue, in the ideal location for your visit to Liverpool. The hotel is perfectly placed to show you the vibrant city and boasts superb views over the Liver Buildings and River Mersey.

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Eat & Drink

Chaophraya and Palm Sugar Lounge (Thai)

Chaophraya and Palm Sugar Lounge (Thai)

Chaophraya and Palm Sugar Lounge are conveniently located in Liverpool ONE, just across from the venue. Chaophraya and Palm Sugar serve authentic Thai cuisine and cocktails.

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Fazenda

Fazenda

Sample the true essence of the Brazilian gaucho at Fazenda steak house. Halal available with 24 hours prior notice. Our extensive vegetarian options include delicious homemade pasta. Free speed wi-fi.

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Shopping

Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE

From high street favourites to high end boutiques Liverpool ONE offers a shopping experience unlike any other. Enjoy dinner on the restaurant lined Leisure Terrace overlooking Chavasse Park or maybe drinks in Browns or WOW Bar.

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City Central Shopping

City Central Shopping

The beating heart of Liverpool’s retail scene, just minutes away from the venue, City Central Shopping comprises five shopping centres, two hotels, two theatres and more than 400 shops, so there’s something for everyone and every budget.

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Attractions

The Wheel of Liverpool

The Wheel of Liverpool

Located on site, the imposing Wheel of Liverpool has 42 fully enclosed and air-conditioned capsules, which offer riders breathtaking views of the city, the Welsh mountains and – of course - the World Heritage Site waterfront.

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Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE

From high street favourites to high-end boutiques, your
fabulous shopping experience is a short stroll from
the venue. Stores open until 8pm weekdays, so
there’s plenty of time to hit the shops.

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The Beatles Story

The Beatles Story

The award-winning Beatles Story takes you on an unforgettable journey through the lives, times, culture and music of The Beatles.

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