- Head to Liverpool for Thomas and Friends

January 08, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News can reveal that parents taking their children on holiday with them to Liverpool hotels could provide heaps of entertainment for their youngsters by purchasing tickets for Thomas and Friends.

The production is being staged at the Liverpool Empire on February 4th and 5th 2011, with five performances taking place over those two days.

Attendees will be able to enjoy the antics of all of the original trains from Thomas the Tank Engine - such as Percy, James and Gordon - as well as some fresh characters including a circus troupe.

The show combines singing, dancing and an entertaining storyline to engage with audiences.

"When Thomas makes a big mistake, all the engines on the Island of Sodor must work together to prepare for the exciting event under the Big Top and Thomas must prove he's a really useful engine once again," explained the organisers.

Children in the audience will be shown the importance of friendship and co-operatition throughout the course of this fun and warm production.

The show lasts 90 minutes including the interval and will be performed at 11:00 and 17:00 GMT on February 4th and at 11:00, 14:00 and 17:00 on February 5th.

Admission is £20.50 and includes booking fees, with a child's ticket costing £16.75.

For more information, visit the Liverpool Empire website or contact the venue on 0844 847 2525. recommends a wide range of accommodation in Liverpool, including the Adelphi Hotel Liverpool.

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