What’s on in Liverpool 14th-20th May 2018

Liverpool is packed with comedy and celebrations this week!

What’s on in Liverpool this week? Loads of comedy, including two big names at the Phil and Liverpool Empire, end of exams parties for all the students and some free pizza from Crazy Pedro’s, Royal Wedding celebrations with afternoon tea and plenty of fizz, you can make a splash at Albert Dock, get a PB on the city streets or just listen to Bowie with a cuppa at Leaf. A pretty mixed bag of events with something for everyone!

Here’s what’s on in Liverpool 14th-20th May 2018….

Monday 14th May

Lunch at The Florist

We’re treating ourselves to a stylish lunch this Monday with nibbles and sharing boards at The Florist, Liverpool’s newest, and most breath-taking venue. Check out the menus and book your table here. 

Pop Pilates, HUS

If you’ve had a bit of a stressy Monday, why not take yourself off to HUS after work and indulge in some cheesy pop pilates and feel the drama melt away with an awesome soundtrack. Details here. 

Kick the Monday Blues at Revolution Cavern Quarter

This is how to start your week off properly, kick those Monday blues into touch and grab 241 cocktails and £5 burgers at Revolution, Cavern Quarter. More info here. 


Tuesday 15th May

Shane Filan, Liverpool Olympia

Former Westlife frontman, Shane Filan, plays one night only in Liverpool on Tuesday night as part of his Love Always Tour. Tickets here. 

Tim Vine, Sunset Milk Idiot, Liverpool Philharmonic

The first of two big comedy nights in the city begins with king of the one-liner, Tim Vine and his ‘Sunset Milk Idiot’ tour at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Tickets here.

Adventure Dock, Duke’s Dock

The sun is set to shine all week in Liverpool so why not be one of the first to take on Adventure Dock, the city’s newest attraction? All you need is swim clothes and a bit of competitive spirit. More info here. 


Wednesday 16th May

WWE Live, Echo Arena

We love a bit of wresting drama and the Echo Arena is the place to be this Wednesday night as WWE Live smackdown for a night of family-friendly fun. Tickets here. 

Dine Al Fresco at Free State Kitchen

With the fine weather set to stay, we’re taking our lunch and dinner outside into the fresh air and where better to chow down than in the quiet oasis that is the Free State Kitchen garden. Look at the buns on that! Menus and more here. 

International Pop Overthrow, The Cavern

Switching up its Los Angeles base for the most inconic music venue in the UK, the IPO offers more than 25 of the best pop bands from around the work, the chance to show us what they’ve got! More info here. 


Thursday 17th May

Calling all students! Free Pizza at Crazy Pedro’s

Celebrate the end of exams with a Mexican themed party and free pizza at Crazy Pedro’s this Thursday. Banging beats and the first 50 drinks at the event are free. Click here to register. 

Psychic Night at The Bentley

World renowned TV psychic, Joe Power is back by popular demand with his live stage show where he shocks the audience with his Spirit, Psychic and Aura messages. Get your tickets here. 

Dam Busters Live, FACT

The Royal Albert Hall hosts a 75th anniversary of the classic, Dam Busters Raid with the Glenn Miller orchestra and you can watch it live at FACT. Find out more here. 


Friday 18th May

Light Night, Various Venues

Light Night returns for it’s city-wide take over of all things music, art, performance and culture with more than 100 free workshops, activities, installations and more to enjoy. Click here to plan your evening in the city. 

Dara O Briain, Liverpool Empire

Mock the Week host and fast-talking comedian, Dara O Briain brings his ‘Voice of Reason’ Tour to the Liverpool Empire for two nights. Guaranteed to have you in stitches. Tickets here.

Double Fantasy, John & Yoko, Museum of Liverpool

Be among the first to see this world-first exhibition exploring and celebrating the meeting of two creative minds that inspired generations with their love, art, music and film. More info here. 

Medication Ibiza Party, Arts Club

Get yourself down to Arts Club on Friday night for a huge Ibiza Classics party. Expect all the usual madness including balloons, confetti, inflatables and the best banging beats around. Tickets here. 


Saturday 19th May

Liverpool Rock and Roll Marathon, Albert Dock

The Guide Liverpool

Rock n Roll Marathon

The Liverpool Rock n’ Roll Marathon series returns to the city this weekend with a full, half, 5k and 1 mile races across the two days. Click here for entry details and road closures. 

Royal Wedding Celebrations

Click here to see our top 8 Liverpool venues to enjoy a royal wedding afternoon tea and plenty of fizz to toast the happy couple.

Pizza & Prosecco Festival, Hinterlands

How do you fancy sampling more than 20 different types of prosecco while munching on freshly prepared and wood fired oven baked pizza? Then click here to get your tickets and we’ll see you at Hinterlands on Saturday!

River Mersey Evening Cruise

Why not see the city from the best possible vantage point this weekend? Mersey Ferries are running evening cruises with live entertainment and a breath-taking backdrop! Click here to book on.


Sunday 20th May

Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair, Adelphi Hotel

If you fancy a wander around town and maybe picking up a truly unique, retro find, head to the Adelphi Hotel and browse the stalls of Lou Lou’s Vintage fair. Stall info here. 

Makers Market at Blackburne House

Head over to Blackburne Place in the beautiful Georgian Quarter this Sunday and pick up everything you need for a picnic in the park, plus art and local producers of all things yummy. Details here. 

No Phone Club Presents, Bowie Heroes, Leaf

Now this is a way to spend a lazy Sunday evening, listening to one of the most iconic albums ever recorded, Bowie’s Heroes. Switch your phone off, get comfy and chill! More info here. 


One for the Kids – Royal Wedding Party, Wigwam Coffee Shop

Now who said the adults get to have all the Royal Wedding fun? Wigwam Coffee Shop invites you and your little princes and princesses for an afternoon of themed colouring in, fancy dress, cupcakes, afternoon tea and of course the wedding itself in The Green Room, fabulous family fun. More details here.


Get Booking , Africa Oye, Sefton Park

As you know, Africa Oye is a free to attend festival so there’s no booking required but you have to get the dates, 16th-17th June in your diary and click here to check out the full line up, it’s going to be a cracker!


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