Your Guide to what’s on in Liverpool for the week ahead (23rd-29th October 2017)
Fancy some live music, big bowls of scouse and the best old skool club anthems, course you do!
How is it the last week of October already?! Luckily there’s a whole 7 days worth of fun to be had as we bring you the very best of What’s on in Liverpool. From fireworks and quiz nights to Halloween family fun and cage fighting scousers, there’s something for everyone.
Here’s what’s on in Liverpool for the week ahead (23rd-29th October 2017)……
Monday 23rd October
Brekkie at The Brink, Parr Street
The weather has officially turned cold and only a full brekkie is going to get us through a chilly Monday. We’re heading to The Brink, Parr Street for a full English that’s great value and keeps us full all day! Menus and more here.
Rock N’ Roll Bingo, Bierkeller, Liverpool One
Brighten up your Monday night with a bit of rock n’ roll bingo at Bierkeller, Liverpool One. There’s tonnes of drinks offers on including £1 shots and £4 house steins and you might even win a prize! Find out more here.
The Pigeon Detectives, O2 Academy
Leeds lads, The Pigeon Detectives bring their 10th anniversary tour ‘Wait for Me’ to the O2 Academy this Monday night and with countless hits since they burst onto the scene back in 2004, this is sure to be an unforgettable gig. Tickets here.
Tuesday 24th October
Pizza & Pasta Lunch at Casa Italia, Stanley Street
Casa Italia is like the unofficial ‘Cheers’ bar of Liverpool. You always receive a warm welcome even if the staff don’t know your name and the menu is fresh, tasty and filling. Grab a slice or a huge bowl of house pasta here.
Pizza lover? Click here to check out our top 8 Liverpool Pizza restaurants.
Anchorman at The Lodge, Liverpool One
What’s on in Liverpool is kind of a big deal! The Club House has been running cosy film nights at it’s winter pop-up cinema, The Lodge though-out October and this Tuesday night is all about Anchorman. Get your tickets here.
Mike Skinner and The Manor, 24 Kitchen Street
Former Streets frontman, Mike Skinner takes to the decks on Tuesday night and is joined by south-London outfit, The Manor. Click here to get your tickets and find out more about this 24 Kitchen Street gig.
Wednesday 25th October
Scouse at The Ship & Mitre, Dale Street
Yep it’s still blowing a gale out there so this lunchtime we’re nipping down Dale Street to The Ship & Mitre for a bowl of scouse to warm us through. One of the very best in the city, for sure. Menus and more here.
The Best of Rock & Morty, 81 Renshaw Street
Fancy a night of cult tv show Rick & Morty…themed food and drinks, special announcements and surprises on the night? Get yourself down to 81 Renshaw Street and enjoy the screening. Tickets and info here.
Speed Dating at All Bar One, Derby Square
It’s back! You know the score by now, over 21, looking for a cute girl or guy to date? Want to build your confidence up whether you’re new to the dating scene or a bit of a pro!? All Bar One, Derby Square is the place to be this Wednesday evening. Booking and more info here.
Film night at British Music Experience, Cunard Building
What’s on in Liverpool you say? Just a film night like no other! The stunning Cunard Building, Mann Island is playing film host for the evening on Wednesday as the BME puts on the Jack Black classic, ‘School of Rock’ for one night only. Book in and rock out here. Ps – this is a family friendly event too!
Thursday 26th October
Baltic Market Halloween Weekend
Liverpool’s scarily good street food market Baltic Market based in Cain’s Brewery will be converted into a warehouse full of spooktacular tricks and treats. Expect themed cocktails, grim reaper on the decks and terrifying themed food from the eight street food traders. More info here.
Stranger Things Quiz Night, HUS, Tithebarn Street
Venture into the Upsidedown this week as HUS, Tithebarn Street hosts its very own Stranger Things quiz night. Teams of 6 are invited to test their ST knowledge, can of coke on arrival! Info and booking here.
Shit Indie Disco, Halloween Special, Arts Club
For their first ever Halloween special, Shit Indie Disco wants you to dress up as your favourite indie icons, dead or alive and head down to the Arts Club for a bit of a dance and sing along. Shit prizes on offer too. Info here.
CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers, Echo Arena
We can finally say that music legends, CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers come to Liverpool this week and this much anticipated Echo Arena gig is going to go off! Click here for last remaining tickets and info.
Can’t wait for your CHIC fix? Click here for 10 absolutely awesome CHIC floor fillers and have a dance on us!
Friday 27th October
Pre-drinks at Castle Street Townhouse
Whether you fancy a swift drink after work or you’re starting your weekend with a bottle of bubbles, Castle STreet Townhouse is the perfect meeting place to unwind. All day dining, fully loaded bar and great atmosphere. We’ll see you there! More info here.
Liverpool Music Week presents Mount Kimbie at Invisible Wind Factory
Part of the 15th anniversary of Liverpool Music Week, Invisible Wind Factory welcomes electronic duo, Mount Kimbie (Live) plus Palms Trax and Young Marco for one hell of a party. Info and tickets here.
Hiphop Halloween, Grand Central
Dough Bar at Grand Central is hosting the Big Condo Hip Hop Halloween bash with a seriously impressive line up of live acts. Get your Halloween weekend started here on Friday 27th October, Fancy Dress is a must! Tickets and info here.
Disco 54 at District, Jordan Street
Celebrate all that is great in disco, funk and house. Embracing the great Studio 54 classics, remixed with new funky house beats, immersing all within the live dance performance experience. Sounds wicked! Tickets and info here.
Saturday 28th October
Graham & Butler, Anthems at the Opera, Liverpool Olympia
Ahhhhh we can’t wait for this, the ultimate what’s on in Liverpool night out for the week ahead. Expect a night of old skool memories and haunted house as Dave Graham, Lee Butler and special guests come together for a one off Halloween special. Tickets and info here.
Waking the Dead Parade, Bombed Out Church
The annual carnival of noise – Wake The Dead Halloween Parade returns to Liverpool this weekend. Led by 70-strong drum troupe, Katumba, the parade will commence at the top of Bold Street at 8pm, making its way through Liverpool city centre. The parade is free to the public. A spectacle, not to be missed! More info here.
Cage Warriors Fight Night at Echo Arena
Cage Warriors returns to Liverpool on Saturday October 28. Lightweight champion Chris Fishgold and fellow Liverpudlians Lee Chadwick and Molly McCann will all star at Cage Warriors 88. Get your tickets for this ultimate fight night here.
Click here to watch as our Matt catches up with Molly McCann ahead of fight night.
Kingdom presents, Crystal Waters LIVE
Oh yes, you read that right! None other than Crystal Waters will be performing smash hits, ‘Gypsy Woman’ ‘Destination Unknown’ and more on Saturday night as the Kingdom Halloween Ball kicks off in style. Supporting The Whitechapel Centre, this is going to be amazing! Tickets and more here.
Sunday 29th October
Sunday Roast Hot Spot: Olive, Castle Street
We’re lining up a Sunday Roast at Castle Street eatery, Olive Restaurant and Bar this weekend. Serving up the freshest cuts of meat, locally sourced veg and Yorkshires that’ll make you drool, there’s no place we’d rather be! Menus and more here.
OMD, Liverpool Empire Theatre
OMD are back on the road with their new album ‘The Punishment of Luxury and will be performing at the Liverpool Empire for one night only. Kids of the 80’s this is an unmissable Sunday night gig for true fans of synth-pop! Tickets and more here.
Tranmere Rovers Sparks in the Park
No half term Liverpool list would be complete without a few fireworks! How do you fancy live entertainment from local acts; hot food, candy floss, ice creams and drinks and of course, the usual fantastic fireworks display from one of the UK’s top companies! Get over to Prenton Park from 5:30pm. Tickets here.
One for the Kids
The Lantern Company Halloween Parade, Hardman Street – Albert Dock
There’s a full-on Halloween spooktacular happening this half term week, including craft workshops and a big finale lantern parade at Albert Dock on Sunday 29th October. Watch above as our Jay finds out more and click here for more info.
That’s not all, click here to check out our what’s on in Liverpool Halloween special for spooky family fun.
Purple Rain: A Celebration of Prince
For yet another week, what’s on in Liverpool features the music of an absolute music legend. Oh yes, 8 piece band, Purple Rain are going on tour and will play one show of non-stop hits spanning more than two hours, at the Philharmonic Hall on Monday 6th November. Get your tickets now, here.