Families are in for a treat this April as The Big History Festival is offering a whole host of activities and events.
Highlights of the Big History festival include the rare unveiling of the city鈥檚 treasure, the Minton-tiled floor at St George鈥檚 Hall , plus the reopening of World Museum's new-look Ancient Egypt gallery.
Gillian Miller, CEO at Royal Court Trust and chair of St George鈥檚 Quarter CIC, said: 鈥淓verybody involved in St George鈥檚 Quarter has been keen to get involved and we are looking forward to seeing the whole area buzzing with activity this April.?/p>
The first Big History Festival will take place from Tuesday, April 18 to Sunday April, 30.
The Big History Festival - programme highlights:
Minton-tiled floor reveal, St George鈥檚 Hall - April 13-19 (10am-5pm daily)
Made up of more than 30,000 individual tiles, the Minton-tiled floor at St George鈥檚 Hall was the largest minton pavement in the world when it was constructed and is now considered one of the finest examples of its kind in the world.
Egyptian dancing, World Museum ?April 19
Younger visitors will also have the chance to dress up and take part.
Backstage tours of Liverpool Empire - April 20-22
See behind the scenes of the largest two-tier theatre in the country.
St George鈥檚 Quest, Walker Art Gallery - April 22
Discover courageous knights and fearless dragons in the gallery trail and take part in a noble knight craft activity.
If the sky could dream鈥?It would dream of Dragons, Lime Street Station, April 22-23, 4.30pm
A special promenade performance developed by students from Liverpool John Moores University.
Heritage and ghost tours, Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool - April 24-27
This Grade II listed building is one of Liverpool鈥檚 most enduring and iconic buildings, and has a rich history, including several ghosts!
Ancient Egypt: A journey through time gallery, World Museum, from April 28
One of the country鈥檚 most significant collections of Ancient Egyptian artefacts ?which also includes, the reopening of World Museum鈥檚 Mummy Room for the first time in 150 years.
International Day of Dance, Williamson Square - April 29
Brought to you by Liverpool BID Company, enjoy musical performances with Merseyside Dance Initiative (MDI).
The Big History Weekend, St George鈥檚 Hall - April 29-30
Explore Liverpool and Merseyside鈥檚 history through a variety of stalls, exhibitions and talks from guest speakers. Tickets £2 (under 16s free).
For more information or the full programme, visit the website here.