What’s on in Liverpool this week 16th – 22nd July 2018
Grab your dancing shoes and warm up your voice, the biggest week of music is upon us.
The temperatures are set to stay in the twenties for another summer week in Liverpool and we’ve got a great line up of events for you to enjoy the fresh air, sun and even the stars too!
School is soon to be out for the whole of Merseyside, so of course we have loads of info on how you can keep the kids entertained, and with things like Calderstones Beach returning this weekend it won’t be difficult to keep them happy!
Music takes a front seat this week with the highly anticipated return of LIMF at Sefton Park, plus lots of great tribute acts and theatre productions too. We’re toasting with Gin, shaking our thing with salsa and preparing for some Dirty Dancing too!
Here’s what’s on in Liverpool this week 16th-22nd July 2018….
Monday 16th July
Breakfast on the Go, The Bagelry
We’re starting our music mad week with fresh bagels for breakfast from The Bagelry, Nelson St. Which is your favourite flavour? Menus and more here.
Liverpool Biennial, George Henry Lees, Parker Street
Liverpool Biennial gets into full swing this week with art installations, exhibitions and displays right across the city, including at the former George Henry Lees building and St George’s Hall. See what’s on here.
Prince’s Protégé, Judith Hill performs live
We can’t wait to hear Judith Hill play at The Shipping Forecast on Monday night, dubbed the ‘Prince Protege’, she’s going to be your fave new artist. Find out more here.
Tuesday 17th July
Salsa Tuesdays, Arthouse Hotel
Fancy switching up your cardio? This is your opportunity to partner up and get out on the dancefloor to shake what yo momma gave you as Tuesday salsa returns to Art House Hotel, Seel Streetm from 8pm. More info here.
The ELO Experience, Liverpool Empire
Hey you with the pretty face! There’s an opportunity to see and hear all the greatest hits from ELO at the Liverpool Empire on Tuesday as The ELO Experience plays one night only. Tickets here.
Out of the Bedroom Open Mic, Leaf on Bold Street
If you’re ready to make the leap from practising your music, comedy or poetry in your bedroom, on to the small stage, Open Mic night at Leaf on Tuesday is literally waiting for you to shine! Info here.
Wednesday 18th July
The Dreamboys, Liverpool Empire
The world famous Dreamboys make a one night only special appearance at the Liverpool Empire on Wednesday night. Phwoar! Tickets here.
Eden Live, Shankly Hotel
Fancy a bit of live music, chilled out beats, great conversation and more? Head up on the roof at The Shankly Hotel for Eden Live, a kind of Later with Jools Holland, free entry event.
Vegan Pie, Peas & Prosecco at Baltic Social
Well this is a brand new mash up we can’t wait to try! Baltic Social is hosting a vegan pie, peas and prosecco social from 7pm on Wednesday night. Book here and tuck in.
Thursday 19th July
Outdoor Yoga, Bombed Out Church
The weekend starts here and we’re preparing for a big one with a bit of Zen with outdoor yoga at the Bombed Out Church from 6:30pm. No booking, more info here.
Musical Bingo, CIRCO
Why not kick start your weekend with a little wind fall win at musical bingo at CIRCO? Expect rounds of cheesy dance, pop and the all important killer question to gamble all your winnings for one big prize. Info here.
The Jac-off Comedy Night
The Jacaranda is opening up the basement on Thursday night for a brand new talent showcase that’ll have you dancing, singing and laughing your way into the weekend. More info here.
Friday 20th July
Dirty Dancing Skyline Rooftop Cinema, HUS
How do you fancy watching one of the most iconic films ever made, in an intimate rooftop setting under the stars this Friday night? Get to HUS, Tithebarn St to watch Dirty Dancing and sing, rejoice and don’t put anyone in a corner! Tickets here.
In Conversation with Trevor Nelson, BME
If like us you’re massive fans of the 90’s music scene, don’t miss your opportunity to meet DJ and music pioneer, Trevor Nelson in conversation at the BME on Friday night as he officially launches the 90’s RNB exhibition. Info here.
Careless Whispering at Hilton Hotel Liverpool
We’re continuing our music theme this Friday night with some serious warbling at Hilton Hotel Liverpool as George Michael tribute act, Rob Lambert brings the tracks we know and love back to life. Tickets here.
Ya Nan’s Big Quiz & Sing-Along, Camp & Furnace
Let lose and sing along as ya nan’s big quiz kicks off at Camp & Furnace from 6pm this Friday. It’s absolutely mad fun and a great way to kick back after a long week. Hiya love!! Tickets here.
Saturday 21st July
Summer in Liverpool starts here! LIMF 2018 kicks off from 12pm at Sefton Park and on Saturday you can see the likes of Example, DJ Wire, Wylie, Trevor Nelson, James Hype, Jax Jones and more. Full line up here.
Calderstones Beach is back!
Schools out and with Calderstones Beach returning for it’s 4th year this Saturday you won’t hear any moaning that the kids are bored all summer long With brand new rides and something for kids of all ages to enjoy, this family friendly day out is great value for money, with free entry into the giant sandy beach and great offers on rides. Lots more info here.
Bottomless G&T Brunch, NYL
Our Kate checked out Liverpool’s first bottomless G&T brunch at NYL Restaurant & Bar on Saturday and absolutely loved it! Great value, delicious food and a new found love of Liverpool Gin! Book your booth here.
Grown Up Goth Prom, Sound
Sound, Duke Street is throwing one hell of a basement party on Saturday night. Kohl at the ready, the Grown Up Goth Prom is a celebration for all those who hate summer. Info here.
King of Pop, Echo Arena
There’s a chance to see another musical icon brought to life this weekend as King of Pop, the ultimate Michael Jackson tribute plays one night only at the Echo Arena. Get practising your moonwalk and dust off your crystal glove, you’re in for a thrilling night. Tickets here.
Sunday 22nd July
LIMF 2018 DAY 2
Dogs of the Caribbean, Baltic Market
Dogs of the Carribbean invites you to dress up, dress down, get a pic with with Captain Dog Sparrow (Doggy Depp) and check out the Dog Market, treats, food and drinks in the Baltic Market! What’s not to like? More info here.
The Independent Record Fair, Constellations
Melodic Distraction are championing the best music in Liverpool and further afield, with a melting-pot of creative workshops, pop-up food stalls and independent record labels. More info here.
The Gin to my Tonic Show, Exhibition Centre Liverpool
The Summer of Gin is only just getting started but why not grab your tickets now to The Gin to My Tonic Show, taking over Exhibition Centre on 7th-9th September and raise a toast to a phenomenal summer on Merseyside. All the info on what to expect here.
Don’t forget the easiest way to get around our region is by using one of our amazing public transport networks. The Merseyrail Family Ticket is great value and can help you save bucket loads on summer travel, find out more here. Plus Arriva has a whole network of bus routes across Merseyside and it’s never been easier to plan your day out, click here to find out more.