What’s On in Liverpool this week, 30th July – 5th August 2018

Hold on tight Liverpool, there’s a packed week of events, activities and loads of live music ahead.

What’s on in Liverpool this week we hear you cry!? Well, how do you fancy a bit of yoga, some wild karaoke, dining al fresco, seeing another side of Titanic, sipping gin in church, winning the pub quiz, getting low down and funky with 90’s rnb, dressing up for anime con, kicking back on the waterfront and wrapping it all up with a giant Yorkshire pudding?

Here’s what’s on in Liverpool this week….

Monday 30th July

All Aboard, Clipper Boats, Royal Albert Dock

If you missed the thrilling Clipper Round The World Yacht Race final on Saturday, fear not! Watch all the action above and check out our very own Liverpool 2018 yacht, which you can get on board at the Albert Dock from Monday. Info here. 

Love Island Final Screenings

It’s here! The Love Island 2018 final hits our screens on Monday night and you can watch it in style with all these brilliant live screenings around the city. Who’s your winning couple? Listings here. 

Speed Dating, Love & Rockets

Not content with watching all those fitties coupling up on Love Island? Get yourself a piece of the action with Speed Dating at Love & Rockets on Lark Lane from 7:30pm. Registration here. 


Tuesday 31st July

Summer Yoga at Isla Gladstone

Right that’s it, Love Island is over, it’s time to detox from all the drama overload and what better way to do that than with a yoga session at the Isla Gladstone? Details here.

Lunch at Gino’s, Castle Street

Gino’s London Euston Restaurant

Can you believe Gino’s on Castle St just celebrated it’s 1st birthday? We’re loving dining in the sun on that corner spot and with 3 courses of traditional Italian cuisine for £21 is a great little lunch time treat. Info here. 

Titanic The Musical, Liverpool Empire

Based on real people, Titanic The Musical brings the stories, dreams and hopes of those who boarded ‘the unsinkable ship’ on 14th April 1912 to the Liverpool Empire this week until Saturday. Tickets and more info here. 


Wednesday 1st August

Rise and Shine with ABS at The Alchemist

You’re invited to work up an appetite with Absolute Body Solutions at The Alchemist this Wednesday morning from 7am. Early birds will get the chance to enjoy a tasty brunch and meet with personal trainers. Info here. 

As You Like It, Speke Hall

Fancy doing something super cultured this week? Get down to Speke Hall and watch a bit of Shakespeare at the outdoor theatre. Kids are welcome too, so grab a picnic tea and get a spot nice and early. Details here. 

Karaoke Wednesdays at OMG

Still feeling the Liverpool Pride vibes? Why not carry on the party at OMG Liverpool with Karaoke Wednesdays. There’s loads of drinks offers to settle your nerves before taking to the spot light to belt out your fave tune! Info here. 


Thursday 2nd August

Liverpool Short Film Festival, Oh Me Oh My

There’s a brand new film festival at Oh Me Oh My this Thursday night from 7pm. Celebrating outstanding film work by emerging filmmakers from in and around the city, this is your chance to see something new! Info here. 

Get Your Quiz On, Revolution Royal Albert Dock

It’s just £1 on the door to take part in the Revolution, Albert Dock weekly Thursday night quiz where you can win crates, bottles and a very secret surprise! Who’s got the biggest brain of all? More info here. 

Voice Pop Indie Opening Night, Camp & Furnace

There’s a brand new, Thursday night packed with entertainment at Camp & Furnace kicking off this week. Voice Pop Choir brings indie tracks like you’ve never heard them before. Find out more here. 


Friday 3rd August

Minton Tiles Revealed at St George’s Hall

St George’s Hall Minton Tiled Floor

The stunning Great Hall Minton Tiled floor at St George’s Hall is being uncovered again from 3rd – 12th August 2018 and you can be one of the first to see it in all its glory this Friday. Tickets here. 

Gin Party, Bombed Out Church

Back for it’s second soiree, the Bombed Out Church is hosting a two day Gin Party from this Friday. You can expect up to 25 different boutique gins plus live music, local food vendors and a fab atmosphere. Tickets here. 

Sing the Blues at Lock & Key

Why not kick back and sip to the sounds of Friday Night Blues with live performances from duo Louisiana, Tom Crofts and more from 9pm at Lock & Key, Duke Street….. and it’s free entry too. Info here. 


Saturday 4th August

Liverpool Anime & Gaming Con, Marriott Hotel

Calling all Comic Con and Cosplay fans, there’s a new event at Marriott Hotel, Queen Sq just for you this weekend. There’s Talent Shows, Cosplay Masquerades with a £100 cash prize up for grabs,  talks and panels, over a dozen Workshops, Anime Screenings and TCGing tournaments. Info here. 

Gazelle, 81 Renshaw Street

Fresh from playing Central Stage at LIMF a couple of weeks ago, Gazelle plays a live set at 81 Renshaw Street with support from Tori Cross and fellow LIMF act Kingfast on Saturday from 8pm. Tickets here. 

Gold Digger California Beach Party, Camp & Furnace

The city’s biggest hip hop and rnb night is back with an epic all dayer at Camp & Furnace. Kicking off from 3pm expect a real beach, massive tunes from TLC, A Tribe Called Quest and more 90’s and 00’s bangers. Info here. 

Live Music at Pier Head Village

If you fancy a bit of live music this weekend, check out Julian Riley playing at the Pier Head Village from 6pm. Pull up a pew at the waterfront bar and kick back with acoustic covers of all the greats! More info here.


Sunday 5th August

Sunday Roast Hot Spot: You’ve Pulled Liverpool, Grand Central

If you’ve got a killer hangover or you’re just a bit greedy like us, you have to try the giant Yorkshire pudding Sunday Roast at You’ve Pulled, Grand Central Food Bazaar. Just look at it! More info here. 

New Bird Skate Park Garden Party Fundraiser

Do something good this Sunday and enjoy some bevs, great food and make a donation to help the Baltic Triangle community raise funds to revamp the New Bird Skate Park, for everyone. Info here. 

Karaoke Ugly, Coyote Ugly Bar, Bold Street

Have you ever been belting out a power ballad and thought to yourself, I should be on the big stage of a wild city centre bar singing for all to hear?! Well then, here’s your chance. Get down to Coyote Ugly from 8pm and show em what you got! Info here. 


One for the Kids

Summer Football on the Dock

Summer Football on the Dock returns with a brand new twist to last years event. There’s free football coaching sessions from Everton in the Community and LFC Foundation coaches on a FLOATING PITCH! The funs starts on 2nd August. All the details here.

If you’re looking for ways to keep the kids entertained, click here to check out 75 things you can do with the kids on Merseyside, during the summer holidays.


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.

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