What’s on in Liverpool 8th-13th May 2018

It’s a short week and it’s packed with music, cheese and the Scouse legend that is Sonia!

We hope you all had an amazing bank holiday week and you’re ready to plan another fun week in the best city in the world. What’s on in Liverpool we hear you cry? Well, we’re cramming in brand new theatre, Eurovision fun, free family activities, all the gin and we’re lacing up to Remember The 96 too.

Here’s your guide to what’s on in Liverpool 8th-13th May 2018…

Tuesday 8th May

Summer Holiday, Liverpool Empire

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Liverpool’s own Ray Quinn joins 70’s legend Bobby Crush to bring this 1960’s feel-good film to the Empire for a run of 5 shows. Get your tickets here. 

Cheese Tasting, Lunya, Liverpool ONE

Calling all cheese lovers, Lunya invites you to enjoy an evening of all things cheesy. Enjoy 12 different cheeses, including some of Spains finest, and of course some delicious wine pairings too. More info and booking here. 

Open Mic Night, Ma Egerton’s Stage Door

It’s just £2 to take to the stage at Ma Egerton’s Stage Door on Tuesday night to show Liverpool what you’ve got. Poets, singers, musicians, comedians and more are all welcome. More info here. 

Veggie Delights at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill

There’s a sumptuous new seasonal menu on offer at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill at Hotel Indigo. Tasty veggie options include gnocci pomodoro and the new desserts are sure to get your tastebuds tingling. Check out the menu here. 


Wednesday 9th May

Leg of Lamb, Unity Theatre

Families, love them or hate them sometimes blood isn’t thicker than water, and Leg of Lamb at Unity Theatre 9th-10th May 2018 will definitely make you feel better about your own dysfunctional mix. More info here. 

Lost Bois, Maguire’s Pizza Bar

Wednesday nights are for pizza and epic cult films down at Maguire’s Pizza Bar, simples. More info here. 

All You Can Eat Wings, BrewDog, Colquitt Street

There’s a wing-munching challenge on at BrewDog this Wednesday. For £10 you can tuck into unlimited wings from 5pm-10pm, book in here.


Thursday 10th May

The Fabric District Launch Event, Islington

Time Tunnel festival will run at venues across Liverpool’s Fabric District in Islington between May 10th and May 13th 2018 to officially launch this brand new, rejuvenated part of the city. All the info here

Salsa Social, Revolucion De Cuba, Albert Dock

Alright snake hips! Get your cha-cha on at Revolucion De Cuba on Thursday evening at the Salsa Social and learn how to twist and turn for free, with the pros. More info here. 

Slim’s is 6! Seel Street

You’re invited to join us a glorious night filled with beer, jager, guest bartenders, bar top dancing, balloons and a big f* off cake as Slim’s turns 6! All the info here.


Friday 11th May

Absolutely Fabulous Gin, White Party

Let’s face it, we all love gin and now the gang at Absolutely Fabulous Gin have brought a white theme to the party at Riverdale Police Club on Thursday evening. Get the tan on girls and book your place here.

Crazy Pedro’s offers up a month of Cricket action

Already known for their outrageous topping combinations, Parr Street’s part time pizza parlour, Crazy Pedro’s launches it’s new slice ‘I don’t like Cricket, I love it’ and yes you guessed it, it’s loaded with fried crickets. Menus here. 

R U Mine, Artic Monkeys Special, The Merchant

There’s an entire night dedicated to Arctic Monkeys RU Mine including B sides and influencers, Pull up a pew and get loud from 10pm. Details here.

Friday Night BBQ at Peacock

The free, Friday night BBQ and power ballads return to the Peacock and we can’t think of anywhere else we wanna smash some hot dogs and sing like Freddie! More info here. 


Saturday 12th May

Steam on the Dock, Albert Dock

Steam on the Dock returns to Albert Dock for two days packed with remarkable machines on both land and water. There’s craft sessions, craft beer and lots to see and do. See the full line up here. 

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club

Craig Charles is back at the Baltic with Funk & Soul club and welcomes Lack of Afro and his live band, playing exclusive tracks from his forthcoming album. You know the score, get your tickets here and throw it down from 9pm.

Run for The 96, Stanley Park

Reds and Blues will comes together to take part in the Run for The 96 on Saturday at Stanley Park. Fomer Red and founder of the 23 Foundation, Jamie Carragher will also be lacing up to help raise much needed funds for this year’s nominated charities. You can register here. 

Bonsai Hifi Sound System, Claremont Farm, Wirral

Claremont Farm launches its official party event away from the bright lights of the city. You’re invited to turn off your phone, dance your pants off, laugh till it hurts, meet new friends and escape the world even if just for one night! Find out more here. 

Nil PWA, Eurovision Party, Camp & Furnace

The ultimate Eurovision 2018 party is at Camp & Furnace this Saturday night from 7pm and none other than former Eurovision star and top Scouser, Sonia will be performing live alongside all the grand final action. Buy your tickets here, now!


Sunday 13th May

Adventure Dock, Duke’s Dock

Liverpool’s newest attraction is now officially open, get your mates together and take on this inflatable obstacle course to be crowned king or queen of the dock! Book your tickets here. 

Neil Fitzmaurice Pub Quiz, Ma Boyle’s

Neil Fitz is back at Ma Boyle’s this Sunday night for his monthly quiz and he wants you to win the £50 jackpot for being a right know it all. £2 to enter and it’s always a good laugh. More info here. 

St George’s Hall Wedding Fair

The stunning St George’s Hall is holding a wedding fair on Sunday, expect catwalk shows of the latest dress styles, live music, exclusive offers and a few freebies too! Free entry and the fun starts at 11am. More info here. 

Acoustic Live Lounge, One Fine Day, Old Hall Street

What better way to end your weekend than with a chilled acoustic session at One Fine Day. This family-friendly event is a great way to wind down with a few drinks and a chance to listen to some new music. More info here. 


One for the Kids

Star Wars Night, Wigwam Coffee Shop, Rose Lane

Treat the kids to a night filled with Star Wars fun on Thursday 10th May as Wigwam Coffee Shop is transformed into the Millenium Falcon. Expect films screenings, crafty session (make your own light sabre) and more. Book here. 


Get Booking

The Stereophonics, Echo Arena

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The Stereophonics play one night only at our Echo Arena on 30th May and if you’ve not already booked your tickets, why not enter our competition to bag yourself two tickets, and hear and see the welsh rockers raise the roof for free, later this month. All the details here. 

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