Your Guide Liverpool for the Week Ahead (13-19 February 2017)
Welcome to You Guide Liverpool, a weekly listing bursting with information on nights-out, family fun, culture, music and of course, food & drink.
This week, Your Guide Liverpool features the usual eclectic mix of dining deals, days out and club nights plus a brand new Get Booking section where we give you the heads up on ticket releases for unmissable events coming your way soon. Have a scroll through and set yourself up for another amazing week in Liverpool.
Monday 13th February
Old Skool Anthems
It’s Monday morning, it’s 9:30 and you’re about to get the first dose of a phenomenal twice-weekly fix of old-skool anthems right here on The Guide Liverpool. We’re chuffed to have The Breakfast Butler on board and you can guarantee we’ll be bouncing around the office with you when our very own Lee Butler hits the play button every Monday and Friday at 9:30am. Watch the video above for more info.
Lunch from Around The World
Fancy trying somewhere different for lunch in the city this week? Around The World at Bierkeller, Liverpool One offers impressive portions of world cuisine from Italian meatballs and Mexican fajitas to a good old New York steak! Click here for menus and prices.
Lyrical Jam at The Everyman
Liverpool’s most eclectic poetry and spoken word evening returns this Monday with guest headliner Mark Grist . Sign up for a five minute slot and read a poem or two as first timers and practised poets alike are welcome. Go on give it a go! Free and fun Monday nights in the city! More here.
Pre Valentine’s Drinks
Your Guide Liverpool loves a bit of glamour and the stunning chandeliers at The Club House make us swoon. Stop by this evening for a couple of post work drinks before the Valentine’s rush. Get the bubbles on ice and kick back with small plates to share in the beautiful, city centre surroundings. Menu’s and more info here.
Tuesday 14th February – Valentine’s Day
This is for Lovers
We’ve got all bases covered when it comes to Valentine’s Day 2017. With more than 30 romantic restaurant suggestions to unique venues and comedy nights, plus some old school gaming and we’ve even thrown in a bag of chips! Click here for a bit of help to plan your Valentine’s night out.
How to be Single
If you’re slaying as a singly this Valentine’s day, we’ve got a round up for you too! There’s so much more to Liverpool than dating (although that’s pretty fun too). Check out our guide to having a ball flying solo or with your mates this Feb 14th. All the info here.
Wednesday 15th February
Brand New Student Night
There’s a new student night at Buyers Club every Wednesday with a new headliner each month alongside top student and local DJ’s. This week Jumanji Opening Fiesta presents Kydus & Friends for only £3 entry. Click here for your bit of mid-week madness.
Have Your Say
The University of Liverpool is holding a symposium on the proposed Hillsborough Law this Wednesday at the Foundation Building, Brownlow Hill from 5pm. This free event invites you to have your say on accountability and transparency in large institutions following the tragedy in 1989. Find out more and register here.
A Classic Liverpool Tale
Your Guide Liverpool loves a scouse play and there are two opportunities to see this classic Liverpool tale at the Southport Convention Centre this Wednesday. With a matinee and early evening performances that will captivate and move you to the core, even if you’ve seen it before, go again! Tickets and times here.
Thursday 16th February
Five A Side with Legends
Waterstones, Liverpool One is delighted to welcome editor and journalist James Brown as he discusses his book ‘Above Head Height – A Five-A-Side Life, with Peter Hooton on Thursday from 6:30pm. Share your Sunday league anecdotes with a bunch of like-minded devotees of the beautiful game! Tickets here.
The Weekend Starts Here
Start your weekend early and head on down to Arts Club for a totally unpretentious celebration of mid noughties indie youth! Expect great songs, great people, cheap drinks, inflatables, glow sticks and a phenomenal indie soundtrack! More here.
Your Guide Liverpool positively encourages a good dance and The Old Blind School is hosting a mega George Michael tribute night this Thursday from 7pm. On offer is an arrival drink, a delicious three course dinner and of course the main event, George impersonator, Rob Lamberti kicks off the entertainment from 9pm. Tickets and more info available here.
Friday 17th February
Sea The Stars in Blackpool
Beat the rush this half term and treat your kids to a trip to sea side! Sea Life Blackpool has a brand new attraction – Sea Stars, and you’re invited to get up close and personal with a whole host of amazing sea creatures in a specially adapted display so even the youngest of visitors get the best view! More info and tickets here.
Check back shortly for our Ultimate February Half Term Guide, packed with days out, deals and boredom-busting ideas to keep your kids entertained!
Step In To the Light
How do you fancy dropping a dress size while having a total blast with your mates and unlimited glow sticks this Friday night? There’s a number of sessions taking place across the city from Woolton to Walton. Click here to book in and get your glow on!
Booty Shaker at the Epstein
Packed with non-stop knockabout naughtiness and nine nutty ninjas, half term family panto, SuperBooty at the Epstein Theatre looks and sounds utterly hilarious! Running from 17-19th Feb only, find out more and get tickets here.
Disco & Dinner?…..Yeah Go On Then!
Is there a finer mash up than dinner and disco? We don’t think so. Head on down to Constellations, Baltic Triangle this Friday for their pop-up dining event. Hosted by Liverpool Fashionista, Chris Griff, it’s bound to be an unforgettable start to your weekend! More here.
Saturday 18th February
Pop Up Baby & Toddler Fun
Head down to the ESLA Centre, Garston this Saturday for a huge pop up baby and toddler market and family fun morning. This indoor venue is perfect for picking up your baby essentials and the kids can have fun whatever the weather! Stalls are still available, more info here.
An Enchanted Speke-ing Beauty
Enjoy spell-binding adventures through the winding corridors and pathways at Speke Hall and let your little ones’ imaginations run wild as Enchanted Speke: Sleeping Beauty takes place on selected days this half term. Click here to plan your fairy tale day out. Your Guide Liverpool would love to hear your reviews on this free, family fun event, tweet us @TheGuideLpool
The Venga Bus is Coming
Just when we thought Bongo’s Bingo, Camp and Furnace couldn’t get any more mental, The Venga Bus turns up! It wont come as a surprise to find its already a sell out session but you can join the waiting list and pray to your uncle John from Jamaica that some second wave tickets come up! Find out more here.
Mic Lowry Home Coming Gig
Mic Lowry are playing a one off gig at the O2 Academy this Saturday. We’ve no doubt that following a phenomenal 2016 touring with Justin Bieber and carving out their own path in the charts, these tickets will sell out quickly. Get yours here.
Sunday 19th February
Liverpool’s favourite pre-loved vintage kilo sale returns to the city this weekend and this time it’s being held at The Black E, Chinatown. From 11-4pm you can pick up the highest quality vintage and retro clothing for just £15 per kilo. Click here for tickets and more info.
Alright so it’s not exactly tropical outside at the moment, but ahead of the half term holidays there’s still tonnes of free stuff to do in and around the city. From educational sessions at the city museums and galleries, to the miles of park paths, waterfront and all manner of fairs to get lost in. Check out our free stuff February listing here.
Be Part of Something Big at Liverpool Small Cinema
Your Guide Liverpool loves nothing more than highlighting unique events and this weekend is going to be amazing. The Kino Kabaret – a three day, international film challenge comes to Liverpool from Sunday and is hosted by the Liverpool Small Cinema, Victoria Street. If you’re a keen videographer, vlogger or simply into the independent film scene, click here and get involved.
Chow Down Sunday’s
It’s not just us who thinks that Sundays should be all about food and kicking back….is it? With recommendations for veggies, vegans, small plates and new eateries or if you just fancy something different to a Sunday roast, check out our Food Lovers Guide to February here.
Your Guide Liverpool is pleased to add Get Booking to your weekly listing, a heads up on ticket releases and brand new events that are sure to sell out. Your first instalment is all about luxury!
Exquisite Dining at Knowsley Hall
The Earl and Countess of Derby are invite you into their home to experience an exquisite evening of gastronomic delights courtesy of their new executive chef, Paul Mcnish. This five course dining experience takes place in the stunning Knowsley Hall on Friday 24th February and tickets are available here.
Something Old, Something Wow!
Information on the St George’s Hall Wedding Open Day is officially available NOW! Taking place on 5th March 2017 you could be the first through the door to experience this landmark wedding venue and soak up the awe-inspiring surroundings. Guests can meet suppliers, from catering to cars and carnations, there’s a wealth of information available on the day and the best bit is…..it’s free! Click here to find out more.