The UK Drum Show
2-3 April 2022
The UK Drum Show is a two-day event, dedicated wholly to the art of drumming and percussion. Taking place in Exhibition Centre Liverpool, the modern and perfectly located venue in the heart of the entertainment district in Liverpool, has fantastic local and national transport links, along with a large seated auditorium to witness drum legends demonstrate their skills and musicality.
Whether you are new to drumming, or a well versed professional, The UK Drum Show provides a variety of different experiences over the 2 & 3 April 2022. This action-packed weekend provides show visitors with the opportunity of hearing and learning from some of the most respected artists and educators from around the world, along with trying and buying the very latest drum and percussion innovations from the best brands in the business. Visit any one of the fantastic brand booths and learn from the folks that make or distribute every type of drum, percussion or related accessory that is available on the market, all under one roof.
So, whether you wish to seek out your latest dream kit, see drum legends appear on the main stage, take in a Mike Dolbear master class, take a lesson with Mike Johnston or one of his guests, or one of the many live education experiences over the weekend, come and be part of this national event that celebrates all things drumming.
The show runs from 10.00am until 6pm on both days over the weekend of the 2 & 3 April 2022.
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.
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.
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