Brian Simpsons a local photographer who I have followed for a while kindly gave us permission to use his images of the Tall Ships Regatta. Thanks Brian great set of photo’s

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The Tall Ships were back in Liverpool this weekend.

The inaugural Irish Sea Tall Ships Regatta saw a fleet of Tall Ships race from Dublin on Sunday 26th August 2012 arriving in Liverpool on Wednesday and Thursday 29th/30th August 2012. The eleven tall ships in the regatta docked in the Albert and Canning Docks in Liverpool until Sunday morning.

There was plenty of activity at the Albert and Canning docksides over the weekend with many of the Tall Ships open to the public accompanied by events including, street theatre, dancing, craft workshops, storytelling, community choirs, shanty groups, and children’s arts and craft activities.

Albert Dock in Liverpool is the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in the UK and provided a beautiful backdrop for the Tall Ships berthed there with the three graces (the Liver Building, Port of Liverpool building and the Cunard Building) in the background as…

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2 responses

  1. Great set of photos! Actually managed to miss event..doh. Now I don’t feel left out!

    September 10, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    • Hiya Derry, they are good aren’t they…. mine were awful… so thanks for making me feel better :-).

      September 10, 2012 at 7:22 pm

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