What’s on in Liverpool this week: 2nd-8th July 2018
It’s HOT in the city, here’s how you should be starting your summer in Liverpool. Who’s ready to party?
The first week of July 2018 is bursting with ideas to get outside and explore our amazing city. From waterfront celebrations of our Irish heritage to film screenings, theatre, world cup action, luscious brunch, 90’s parties and plenty of gin. With the sun sticking around for at least another week, what’s on in Liverpool never looked so good!
Here’s what’s on in Liverpool this week 2nd-8th July 2018…..
Monday 2nd July
Breakfast at Delifonseca, Dockside
We’re starting our week off with a tasty breakfast in the sun and where better than out of the hustle and bustle of the city at Delifonseca, Dockside. Full English, fresh pastries and museli bowls galore. Menus here.
Double Fantasy, Museum of Liverpool
If you haven’t already been, take a wander down to Museum of Liverpool and check out Double Fantasy, the exhibition showcasing the phenomenal talents and relationship goal of Liverpool’s most famous son, John Lennon and Yoko Ono. More here.
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, Echo Arena
Fresh from a playing a host of American dates, Roger Water’s brings his ‘Us & Them’ tour to the Echo Arena on Monday night. Featuring songs from Pink Floyd’s greatest albums such as The Dark Side of The Moon, The Wall, Animals and Wish You Were Here. More info here.
Tuesday 3rd July
The Shape of Water, Liverpool Philharmonic
Step back in time and check out Guillermo del Toro’s 60’s thriller, The Shape of Water on the big cinema screen at the Liverpool Phil on Tuesday evening. Cold War Era conspiracies with more than 20 award nominations in a stunning venue! Tickets here.
Colombia V England, Crazy Pedro’s
World Cup knock out games continues at 7pm on Tuesday as Colombia take on our mighty lions and you can watch all the action, with a fit slice and cold beer at Crazy Pedro’s on Parr Street. Pick your favourite pizza and book a booth here.
Son of a Preacher Man, Empire Theatre
We can’t wait to see former EastEnders actress Michelle Gayle in Son of a Preacher Man at the Liverpool Empire from Tuesday until Saturday. If you love the music of Dusty Springfield, this is the musical for you. Tickets here.
Wednesday 4th July
Independence Day, North Shore Screenings
North Shore Troubadour launches its film night screenings this Wednesday from 6pm, with none other than Will Smith alien flick, Independence Day…obvs! The 150″ HD screen is all set up and it’s just £5 a ticket including a drink and popcorn too! Tickets here.
Spotify Wednesdays, Leaf on Bold Street
You can play a part in the best playlist of 2018 at Spotify Wednesday’s at Leaf on Bold Street. See if you can win over the crowd with your selection. Grab a drink and pull up a pew for an eclectic, chilled night out from 8pm. Free Entry.
The Tempest, Bombed Out Church
Fancy a bit of culture on Wednesday evening? Head down to the Bombed Out Church, Berry Street and check out The Tempest, brought to the scouse masses in a brand new way! The original Shakespeare was set in space wasn’t it? Got a feeling this will be one to remember. Tickets here.
Thursday 5th July
G&T Gin & Thursdays, Revolution, Cavern Quarter
Right it’s officially the weekend and we’re heading to Revolution, Cavern Quarter to partake in a little Gin appreciation. With a whole new cocktail menu of re-worked gin classics, we might even take Friday off! Check them out here.
Love Island Quiz Night, Arthouse Hotel
If you’re Love Island obsessed then don’t miss you opportunity to meet former contestant Hannah Elizabeth and kick ass in the Love Island ultimate quiz at Mulholland Bar, Arthouse Hotel. Details here.
Mersey Ferry Summer Evening Cruise. Marc Kenny
There’s a rare chance to take in a Mersey Ferry Summer Cruise on Thursday evening with live music from Marc Kenny. There’s bound to be a stunning sunset to toast from the on-board bar before sailing back up the Mersey and onto dry land. Book your spot here.
Friday 6th July
Festival at The Florist
There’s a fabulous summer fundraiser taking place on Hardman Street on Friday afternoon. Festival at The Florist invites you to enjoy a 3 course meal, live entertainment and brilliant auction lots to support Cash for Kids. Book your spot here.
Friday Night BBQ, The Peacock
Go straight from work and hit the town and line you stomach The Peacock with the mega Friday night BBQ. Get your chops around a burger while blaring out some power ballads. See you there.
Attic 90’s Party, Attic Bar
We’re going old school on Friday night with an epic 90’s party at The Attic Bar on Parr Street. Expect the best 90’s music from the likes of David Morales, Daft Punk, Masters at Work and Alison Limerick. Details here.
Ariana Grande V Nikki Minaj, OUT Bar
There’s some serious attitude on display at Victoria Street’s Out Bar this Friday night at Ariana Grande takes on Nikki Minaj with banger after banger on the dance floor. Free entry and loads of drinks deals on too. More here.
Saturday 7th July
Liverpool FEIS, Pier Head
Liverpool’s biggest and best celebration of Irish music and culture is bringing none other than Van Morrison to the Pier Head. Liverpool Feis (pronounced Feh-shh) is going to be one heck of a party, and you’d be mad to miss it. See you on the waterfront on Saturday 7th July. More info here.
Star Wars Gathering, Exhibition Centre Liverpool
We’re on the search for our very own Han Solo this Saturday as Exhibition Centre Liverpool is hosting a fundraising event that is out of this world. Star Wars Gathering is calling all super fans, young and old to don their best costumes and props, and enjoy a day dedicated to the force. Get your tickets here.
Silent Adventures Weekly Tour, The Club House
Do something different this weekend and get yourself a set of headphones and bust some moves around the city centre. Silent Adventures meets at The Club House, Liverpool ONE, and sets off in a flash mob, silent disco that will have you buzzing laughing. Find out more here.
All Dayer at 24 Kitchen Street
There’s a huge all dayer planned for 24 Kitchen Street this Saturday as Dense & Pika take to the decks from 2pm. The Baltic will be bouncing to 2 hours of techno on the terrace and 2 more on the dance floor. Get your tickets here.
Sunday 8th July
Alfred Hitchcock Vintage Screening, FACT
North By Northwest is the Hitchcock film of choice, kicking off a summer long season of 6 screenings celebrating this legendary director at Picturehouse at FACT. Classic films on the big screen on a Sunday evening. Tickets here.
Saved By The Brunch, The Alchemist
If like us, you’re expecting to be nuring the mother of all hangovers having witnessed Van Morrison at the Feis, now is probably the best time to book your table at The Alchemists’ Saved By The Brunch. Recharge with three cocktails and a brunch dish with banging 90’s tunes. Book here.
Swing Afternoon Tea, 30 James Street
The home of the Titanic, 30 James Street is hosting a White Star Grand Hall Afternoon Tea like no other this Sunday from 1pm. For £29.95 a head you can enjoy a lavish, tiered afternoon tea spready plus live entertainment in one of the city’s most historic buildings. Book here.
Celebrating Bold Street, Independent’s Week Finale
Independent’s Week comes to an end on Sunday with ‘Celebrating Bold Street’. There’s a farmers market, stalls, arts and crafts and street entertainment planned as independent businesses come together to offer the scouse public some tasty and interesting treats. More info here.
One For The Kids
If you’ve been waiting for the perfect weather to let the kids take on Adventure Dock, this week is going to be a scorcher! Treat them to a little pre-summer hols day out and check out the under 8’s sessions or book a family experience here. Make a splash!
Hacienda Classical at LIMF 2018
There’s a 70 piece orchestra heading to Sefton Park later this month as LIMF returns on 21-22nd July with Sunday headliners, Hacienda Classical. Bringing all the best tunes from down the m62 and one of the countries most famous clubs, watch above as our Jay chats with Peter Hook and get your £5 advance tickets for LIMF 2018, here.