Chris Chibnall and Isac Elliot added to the bill

CBBC Summer Social is delighted to announce English television writer, Chris Chibnall and popstar, Isac Elliot as latest addition to an already jam-packed line-up!

Best known for his work on the science-fiction series, Torchwood and the ITV detective serial, BroadchurchChibnall who will replace Steven Moffat at the helm of the iconic sci-fi show, Doctor Who, will appear at the festival for a special stage Q&A with popular television presenter, Chris Johnson.

Clips of the all-new season, which was debuted in San Diego’s Comic Con earlier this year, will also be shown at the festival.

Also announced today is Finnish pop star, Isac Elliot. At the young age of 17, the multi-award winner has to date released three hit albums under the prestigious Sony Music Entertainment label, toured with One Direction and achieved over 160 million streams on Spotify. Bringing his freshly release Nordic pop tunes to the festival, Isac’s live show is certainly one not to miss!

Set against the historic backdrop of the Grade II listed Croxteth Country Park, revelers can expect the very best of CBBC programming including immersive activity zones, theatre shows, interactive and inspiring art workshops, top class musical experiences, cool outdoor and sporting activates, junior discos, themed treasure hunts, gaming areas, character walkabouts, vlogger meet and greets, live appearances from the most popular children’s authors and much, much more.

Taking place 3-5 August at Croxteth Hall in Liverpool, CBBC Summer Social is the BBC’s biggest ever kids event, and the only festival to give 6-12year old’s and their families a unique line-up of CBBC favourites, alongside a host of international music acts including Union J, Johnny Orlando, Matt Terry and Mackenzie Ziegler.

Tickets are on sale priced from £28*. To purchase tickets and for more information visit

CBBC Summer Social is being organised in partnership with Liverpool City Council and forms part of Liverpool 2018 – a year of projects marking a decade since Liverpool was European Capital of Culture.

*Please note, all ticket prices are per day. Booking & Transaction fees apply.

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