What’s on in Liverpool this week, 3rd-8th April 2018

It’s a brand new week, no one knows that day it is and the best news is, it’s only 4 days til the weekend again!

April is here and with it comes live music, spring menus and even more club nights to check out. What’s on this week includes the a visit from the King of cool, Gregory Porter, the master of mind control, Derren Brown and you have the chance to discover hidden gems on our historic waterfront with 4 days of free family fun at Heritage on the Dock.

Check out Gin tasting, Bottomless Brunch, brand new menus and a Sunday Roast that will cure any lingering Bank Holiday weekend hangover, plus big club nights, dog socials and an opportunity of a lifetime to take on the X Factor 2018.

Here’s what’s on in Liverpool this week 3rd-8th April 2018…..


Tuesday 3rd April

Brand New Menu at The Smugglers Cove, Albert Dock

Have you checked out the new menu at The Smugglers Cove yet? We loved the charcoal activated bread, tandoori cod kebabs and banana donuts the most. Menu and booking here.

Derren Brown Underground, Royal Court Theatre

The master of mind control, Derren Brown brings his Underground tour to the Royal Court from Tuesday til Sunday this week. Great venue and unbelievable show. Tickets here. 

Salsa Tuesday’s at Arthouse Hotel

Salsa dancing is cardio…fact! So why not combine a great social, maybe a couple of post-bank holiday drinks and swivel those hips around the dancefloor to get fit?! More info here.


Wednesday 4th April

Lunch at Gino’s Castle Street

Looking for a stylish place to grab lunch? Try Gino’s My Restaurant on Castle Street, with 2 courses of authentic Italian cuisine for £17 it’s affordable too. Menu and more here.

Big Screen Footy Action at CIRCO

Man City return to Merseyside this Wednesday after a 3-1 win over the blues at the weekend. Watch all the LFC V MCI action on the city’s biggest screen at CIRCO. Info here. 

Liverpool Jazz Club, Everyman Bistro

Still feeling the effects of a big Easter weekend? Chill with Liverpool Jazz Club at the Everyman Bistro this Wednesday evening, free entry and a brill atmosphere. Line up here. 


Thursday 5th April

Heritage on the Dock

Heritage on the Dock returns to Albert Dock this week with four days of free activities for all the family. Discover something new about our beloved waterfront. Full info here. 

Gin Tasting at Lock & Key, Duke Street

There’s a gin tasting experience happening at Lock & Key, Duke St on Thursday night from 8. You can enjoy 8 Whitley Neill G&T’s for just £12! Get your tickets here. 

The Best Friends Quiz Ever, Revolution St Peter’s Square

The One where you’re crowned the biggest Friends fan in Liverpool! Revolution St Peter Sq is hosting the best Friends Quiz with a £100 bar tab from 8pm on Thursday. Book here. 

Circa Waves Homecoming, EBGB’s

Jack Daniels is bringing Circa Waves back to Liverpool to play an intimate gig in the city that made them. Head to EBGB’s from 7:30 for this imtimate gig. All the info here. 


Friday 6th April

X Factor Auditions, St Johns Shopping Centre

What's on in Liverpool

Fancy being crowned X Factor Winner 2018? Get yourself down to St John’s Shopping Centre between 9-6pm from Friday this week as regional auditions begin. All the info above.

Liverpool Cathedral Sleep Out 2018

Registration to take part in this years Liverpool Cathedral Sleep Out is now closed but you can still show your support to those taking on the challenge this Friday. Details here. 

Fried Chicken Fridays, BrewDog

Check this out for a fab Friday dining deal. BrewDog is serving up all you can eat chicken wings for just £10 between 5-10pm. Full details and bar menu here. 

Phil Daltrey live at Castle Street Townhouse

Fancy a bit of live music to kick start your weekend? Phil Daltrey is live at Castle St Townhouse this Friday night, adding to the already buzzing atmosphere. Info here. 


Saturday 7th April

The Liverpool Nobody Knows Tour, Ship & Mitre, Dale Street

How about taking an afternoons walk through the lesser known streets and sights of the great city to discover the Liverpool Nobody Knows Tour, this weekend? Book here. 

Gregory Porter, Liverpool Empire Theatre

The king of cool, Double Grammy Award-winning jazz/soul artist, Gregory Porter performs at Liverpool Empire for one night only this week. Don’t miss this. Booking info here. 

Gold Digger at Camp & Furnace, Baltic Triangle

Camp & Furnace, Shit Indie Disco, 90’s & 00’s hip hop and RNB…..this is the night out of our dreams! Gold Digger will be getting low down and dirty from 10pm. Tickets here. 

Nick Ellis, Ullet Road Unitarian Church

Nick Ellis will headline a brand new show at Ullet Road Unitarian Church this week with special guests Reid Anderson, All Horn and more. Take your own drinks too. Tickets here. 

Infinity Love, North Shore Troubadour

Skiddle said it best: New venue, New vibe! 7 hours of house music, 8 Super talented DJs and everyone celebrating the amazing music. Free entry for ladies before 12am! Tix here. 

Sanity Events, Hangar 34

Hangar 34 is the place to be this Saturday night as Firebeatz are joined by Chocolate Puma and special guests for a big night in the Baltic Triangle warehouse. Last tickets here. 


Sunday 8th April

The Liverpool Record Fair, Liner Hotel

The Liner Hotel plays host to the Liverpool Record Fair this Sunday so if you’re a vinyl fan, get yourself up handy and have a flick through to find a gem. Details here. 

Bottomless Brunch, Revolution Cavern Quarter

Hair of the dog anyone? Revolution Cavern Quarter invites you to get back on it with bottomless brunch from 11am this Sunday. £25pp, hangover optional. Info here. 

Caledonia Dog Social #2 Caledonia Pub

The long awaited second Caledonia Dog Social takes place at 12pm on Sunday. Grab your lead and meet at the pub for a pint, a walk, a gab and another pint! More info here. 

Sunday Roast: The Club House, Liverpool ONE

We’ve bought vinyl, polished off brunch and walked the dog, it must be Sunday Roast time. Who’s coming to The Club House for one of these beauties? Menu and booking here. 

Neil Fitzmaurice Pub Quiz, Ma Boyle’s

Get your egg head mates together and take on Neil Fitz’s pub quiz at Ma Boyle’s on Sunday night from 7:30pm. There’s a £50 cash prize up for grabs and a great laugh. Info here 

Charlie Reader Live at Peaky Blinders Bar

There’s free entry into Peaky Blinders Bar this Sunday night as Charlie Reader takes to the stage with all the gusto and talent you’d expect from a big band performance. Info here. 


One for the Kids

Dock Ness Monsters, Heritage on the Dock

There’s 4 days worth of fab free activities at Heritage on the Dock this week including exploring dockside wildlife and a hunt for the Dock Ness Monster. Click here to plan your visit.


Get Booking

Grease 40th Anniversary Sing-along, FACT

So Grease is 40 years old this year! This absolute classic never gets old and FACT invites you to singalong at this one off special screening event on 19th April. Get your tickets here. 

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