MerseyGuide: What’s on in Liverpool this week 22nd-28th January 2018
Welcome back your social life as pay day weekend finally hits.
MerseyGuide is back with all the What’s on in Liverpool info you need to plan a belter week in the city. We’ve got some incredible club nights ahead, loads of dining deals still on offer and Take That’s ‘The Band’ hits the Liverpool Empire for 11 dates too. Get a good brekkie in you, take the dog to the movies and book the wedding venue of your dreams, it’s all going on this week.
Here’s your MerseyGuide: What’s on in Liverpool this week 22nd-28th January 2018…
Monday 22nd January
Breakfast at Dia+Noche, Bold Street
We’re in need of a hearty breakfast on Monday morning as more icy temperatures are due for the week ahead. Dia+Noche are serving up brekkie worth getting out of bed for including eggs the way you like them and a belting full English. Menus and more here.
Museum of Homelessness at Tate Liverpool
Museum of Homelessness presents State of the Nation is a year-long response to the homelessness crisis in the UK. As part of the programme, the museum is taking over Tate Exchange at Tate Liverpool for a week to present projects, installations and events that explore the issues. Find out more here.
Free POP Pilates at HUS, Tithebarn Street
There’s a free pop pilates class happening at HUS on Tithebarn Street this Monday evening from 5:30pm. Suitable for all fitness levels you can have a bop around and tone up at the same time! Click here to find out more.
Tuesday 23rd January
Energy Kick from Joe & The Juice, Liverpool ONE
Okay so you got through Monday but Tuesday is looking just as challenging! Grab yourself an energy kick from Joe & The Juice at John Lewis, Liverpool ONE. Freshly prepared and packing a huge antioxidant punch, this makes dry January easy! Menu and more here.
Lip Sync Battle & Karaoke at Bierkeller
There’s a lip sync battle going on at Bierkeller again this Tuesday night from 8pm and if you’ve got a student card there’s some awesome drinks deals to be had as well including £2 jagerbombs! Click here for more info.
Stepping Out Drama at 81 Renshaw Street
Stepping Out – a new gay play from Grin Theatre by Will Cooper comes to 81 Renshaw St for two nights only this week. Follow the story of Kevin and Toby as they become stepbrothers and lock horns over love, loss and liturgy and secrets emerge. Tickets and info here.
Wednesday 24th January
Lunch at Courtyard Bar & Kitchen
Courtyard Bar & Kitchen is a great place to enjoy a quick bite, coffee with a friend or even dinner before the theatre and when the team are serving up delicious desserts such as this banana and custard cheesecake, we could sit and admire the view of St George’s Hall all day! Menus and more here.
The Band, Liverpool Empire
Calling all Take That fans! The Band begins it’s 11 day run at the Liverpool Empire this week and if you’ve grown up loving their music, you really can’t miss this. For five 16 year old girls in 1992, the band is everything. 25 years on, we are reunited with this group of friends as they try once more to fulfil their dream of meeting their heroes. Ticket info here.
Band of Burns, St George’s Hall
It’s the eve of Burns Night and St George’s Hall welcomes a truly unique performance. Band of Burns is a collaboration of twelve artists from the top scores of the folk scene, coming together to perform a distinct show which celebrates the life, works and philosophies of Robert Burns. Find out more here.
Refreshers Fair at Camp & Furnace
What’s on in Liverpool for students? Tonnes off free stuff apparently! Students are being welcomed back with a huge Refreshers Fair at Camp & Furnace this Wednesday afternoon and there’s loads of freebies on offer too. With free buses from all campus locations, all you have to do is turn up! Full details here.
Thursday 25th January
Free Pints & Kilts at BrewDog, Colquitt Street
There’s a Robbie Burns Night celebration going on down at BrewDog this Thursday night and you can enjoy a free pint if you wear a kilt! There’s product launches and no doubt a few renditions of Auld Lang Syne too! More info here.
Shit Indie Disco, Oasis Special
Back with a bang, Shit Indie Disco returns to the Arts Club with an Oasis Special this Thursday night from 11pm. Got an Oasis tattoo? You can stroll in for free, and try and grab yourself one of the bucket hats being given away throughout the night. Tickets and info here.
Pay Day Eats from Almost Famous, Parr Street
There’s still time to take advantage of the 50% off all burgers offer at Almost Famous and line your pay day weekend stomach like a champ. We’re loving the Triple Nom and Philly Steak burgers and seeing as it’s Thursday, we’re having a boozy shake as well! Check out the menu here.
Psychedelic Disco, 24 Kitchen Street
You’re invited to let loose down at 24 Kitchen Street this Thursday night and start your pay day weekend as you mean to go on. An explosion of colour, art and music awaits. Click here to find out more.
Friday 26th January
Winter Ales Festival, St George’s Hall
Get down to St George’s Hall this pay day weekend in Liverpool and sample over 200 different real ales and ciders, alongside an indoor Gin Garden with a selection of boutique gins, wine, prosecco and canned beers. There’s entertainment and food available too. Find out more and book here.
Chibuku Presents DJ EZ at Camp & Furnace
One of the industries most creative mixers, DJ EZ comes raise the roof at Camp & Furnace on pay day weekend in Liverpool. Third wave tickets now available, but be quick, this will be a sell out. Tickets and info here.
Studio 54 Party at Pima Bar, Hilton Hotel
Get down to the exclusive Pima Bar at Hilton Hotel Liverpool for the launch of Studio 54, bringing you the very best of disco and soul, every Friday night. Get your tickets here.
MASQ 3rd Birthday, Secret Venue
Okay this sounds awesome. A blacked out warehouse with mist swirling around your feet and everyone in white masks. Underground DJ’s, live action entertainment and an unforgettable 3rd birthday event for MASQ! Find out more and get involved here.
Picky Bits with Mates at Neon Jamon, Smithdown Place
If you’re saving yourself for Saturday night or cracking on with Dry Jan, why not head out with your mates and tuck into some picky bits and small plates at Neon Jamon. The delicious taste and atmosphere of old town Barcelona, right on your doorstep. Patatas Bravas anyone? Menus here.
Saturday 27th January
Saturday Morning Brekkie at The Tavern, Smithdown
Get down to Smithdown road nice and early this Saturday morning and prepare yourself for a belly busting breakfast at The Tavern Co. Whether you prefer the American pancakes smothered in syrup or a traditional full English, eggs or a good old bacon butty, they’ll sort you right out. Menus here.
Garlands Gathering, Brickworks
What’s on in Liverpool you ask? Only a return to one of the greatest scouse clubs ever! Garlands Gathering will take place on Saturday 27th January, in the clubs former home, Brickworks on Eberle Street. Expect the same outrageous antics, wildly dressed entertainers, crazy props and of course some of the best funky tunes in club land. Click here for more info.
Yousef Presents Circus, Camp & Furnace
Featuring Eats Everything B2B YOUSEF, The Martinez Brothers, Skream, Matador (LIVE), Matthias Tanzmann, Nic Fanciulli, DJ Steve Lawler, Circus will deliver the knock out techno night that we’ve all come to love. Tickets here.
Sparkling Prosecco Weekend, Aintree Racecourse
Featuring live music, a DJ and great food and with afternoon and evening sessions, you can taste test up to 20 different types of prosecco wine and cocktails at the Sparkling Prosecco Event at Aintree Racecourse, great practise for Grand National weekend! Book your spot here.
Mouvement presents 80’s Child at Constellations
There’s a huge night at Constellations on Saturday 27th January featuring 80’s Child, JDISCO and Chris Shennan plus tunes from resident DJ’s from 10-4am. Find out more and get your tickets here.
Classic Mowtown, 24 Kitchen Street
Playing the very best of Motown and classic 60’s and 70’s tunes all night long, 24 Kitchen Street is the place to bust some moves this pay day weekend. You won’t regret it. Get your tickets and get funky here.
Sunday 28th January
Bottomless Brunch at Baltic Social
How does unlimited fizz, beer and brekkie for £30 a head sound? Start your pay day weekend Sunday off the right way and book you and the family in for bottomless brunch at Baltic Social. Click here to book your table and chow down.
Wedding Showcase at The Bentley
Did you get engaged at Christmas or New Year or are you just looking for the perfect city centre location to hold your special celebration? Get down to The Bentley, The Strand on Sunday to fall in love with this brand new venue. Find out more here.
The Tap Room Taster, Black Lodge Brewery
How do you fancy a guided beer tasting down at the Black Lodge Brewery, Baltic Triangle with one of the fabulous brew team? Your ticket includes a drink on arrival, 5 beers and a charcuterie board. More info here.
Dog Friendly Cinema at HUS
Listing the best of What’s on in Liverpool often leads us to brilliant events such as this. There’s unlimited tea and coffee included in your Barx Office cinema ticket at HUS, Tithebarn Street plus treats for the four legged little legends too. Check out what’s showing and Get your tickets and doggo treats here.
Sasha Velour at Heaven, Victoria Street
Pay Day Sunday just got sassy as Heaven welcomes the Sasha Velour tour. Winner of Ru Paul’s Drag Race, Season 9, Miss Velour will put on one hell of a show before hosting a meet and greet afterwards. It’s going to be chokker, remember your ID! Click here to get yo drag on.
One For The Kids
Harry Potter Evening at Wigwam Coffee Shop, Rose Lane
On Thursday 25th January Wigwam is being transformed into the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft with activities for you and your little ones to enjoy from 4-6:30pm. There will be a screening of Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone in The Green Room, Hogwarts-themed food (including Butter Beer!), crafts with a Harry Potter theme and a Harry Potter quiz to really test your knowledge! Click here to book your place and don’t be late!
Can’t Touch This, Hangar 34
What’s on in Liverpool? Only another unmissable club night at Hangar 34.
Our very own Lee Butler has once again lined up a pop-tastic feast of cheesy music and live PA’s as the second edition of ‘Can’t Touch This’ lands at Hangar 34 in the Baltic Triangle on Saturday 24th February. Whigfield will be performing her huge anthem ‘Saturday Night’ which reached number one back in 1994 and other hits including ‘Sexy Eyes’. As well as that dance diva Kelly Llorenna will bring you N-Trance’s ‘Set You Free’ and her huge anthems ‘Heart of Gold’ and of course ‘Tell It To My Heart’. Get booking your tickets here now.