Hacker T Dog (pictured), Yasmin Evans and Jonny Nelson kick-start a weekend of live music and entertainment, featuring Sophia Grace, Sam and Mark, Ben Shires and Naomi Wilkinson.

Glastonbury may not be on this year, but this Summer Social from Liverpool will more than make up for it (if you’re between six and 12, that is).

CBBC Summer Social - Croxteth Hall in Knowsley, Merseyside, The stately home owned by Liverpool City Council was used in the TV series

Summer Social comes from the stately home of Croxteth Hall in Knowsley, Merseyside,

Starting today, the three-day festival brings together the worlds of music, sport and books, and big CBBC and CBeebies stars.

Hacker T Dog has backstage 
access on all three days, as well as interviews with acts including Union J, Matt Terry and Mr Tumble!

TV Times rating: ***