10 fun things to do in Liverpool before the end of the week
We partied hard over bank holiday, but everyone knows the weekend officially begins on a Thursday!
With more music, culture, festivals and plates of delicious food than you can shake a disco stick at, we’ve got all the details on What’s On in Liverpool to plan another boss weekend. From murder mystery to circus acts and a stroll down the streets of New York, pop a cork on the iconic waterfront and check out these 10 fun things you can do before the end of the week.
Thursday 20th April
Neon Soul Searching at Constellations
If you needed any more convincing that summer is almost here, then head to Constellations tonight for the first garden party of 2017, and it’s going to be a belter. Alongside Melodic Distraction, they’re welcoming internationally-acclaimed artist and neon soul singer, Fatima and her award-winning Eglo Live Band to the garden stage, you lot are in for a really special gig. The tents are up, the BBQ is fired and there’s enough gin to last into the small hours. Click here to get your tickets.
Cocktails on the Terrace with a World Class View? Head to Hudson’s
New kid on the block, Hudson House Seafood & Bar, The Strand is the perfect place to stop in for post-work drinks or to surprise your other half with a little pre-weekend date night. Take in the iconic waterfront view from the light and airy bar space, or venture out onto the covered terrace and cosy up under the heaters with a cocktail or two. With a fresh, Spring menu of small plates and light bites, Hudson’s is an idyllic spot to escape the city and unwind. Menu info here.
Friday 21st April
It’s All Going Down with Murder in Motown at Camp & Furness
Fancy a bit of Dinner, Death and Disco this weekend…..great! Join Ruby on her release of her first solo song as she battles jealousy, rivalry and danger on her rise to fame and stardom. Murder in Motown features an all singing cast, a ridiculously brilliant story line and all the madness we’ve come to expect from a Camp & Furnace show, all wrapped up in a legendary Motown soundtrack. Only thing left to work out is who dunnit? Get your tickets here and be part of the story.
Roll Up, Roll Up, its CIRCO Launch Night
Former Albert Dock resident, CIRCO is throwing open the doors at it’s brand new Seel Street location this Friday and what a show they’ve got lined up! This live performance and creative event space will knock your socks off with top class entertainment accompanied by delectable dining in VIP booths, cocktails, shots, waitress service and plenty of photo opportunities. Click here for the best seats in the house.
Worship 25 years of Cream anthems at Liverpool Cathedral
Prepare to raise a hallelujah if you managed to get tickets for what’s set to be an unforgettable night as global clubbing institution Cream returns to the hallowed ground of Liverpool Cathedral. Lining up a brand new live fusion show set to eclipse the last, it’s no wonder it’s a sell out. Cream’s 50 piece Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing a spine tingling new set of classic cream tracks like you’ve never heard them before, a soundtrack that encapsulates the musical legacy of one of the world’s most iconic clubs. Join the waiting list and pray here.
Saturday 22nd April
Get into a Spin at The Jacaranda! It’s International Record Store Day 2017
International Record Store Day will see The Jacaranda, Slater Street welcome artists into it’s basement, and the ground floor levels for 19 hours of entertainment. Yep, 19! The stages will be taken over by Mellowtone Records, Liverpool International Music Festival, Getintothis and Positive Vibrations throughout the day, creating a bill that includes everything from Folk to Soul and acoustic sets to DJ sets. Where else would you want to be? Find out more here.
Get Your Freak On at the Docklands
WRONG ‘A Festival for the Freakscene’ kicks off on Liverpool’s iconic Docklands this Saturday and is definitely not to be missed. Invisible Wind Factory, North Shore Troubadour and Drop the Dumbulls will play host to more than 30 bands from dusk til dawn (well almost). Japanese psych legends, Bo Ningen top the bill followed by a stunning line up of punk, psychedelia, rock and everything in between. Click here for all the info and tickets.
The Gloves are off as Championship Boxing hits The Echo Arena
The Echo Arena plays host to a thrilling fight night this Saturday as Martin Murray and Gabe Rosado go to war. With more than 10 contenders lined up and VIP packages available for dining, this is sure to be a brilliant evening of live sport, right in our backyard. Click here to get your tickets.
Sunday 23rd April – St George’s Day
Try Something New (And Tasty) at The Old Stables Restaurant, Allerton Manor
With fine Spring weather comes al fresco dining and where better to relax and sample a brand new menu than at the stunning Old Stables Restaurant in the peaceful surroundings of Allerton Manor. This purpose built, light-drenched venue offers diners fine cuisine in a casual setting that is perfect for family get togethers, cocktails with the girls and even date night. Pull up a comfortable chair and check out the mouth-watering new menu. (ps the salted caramel cheesecake is to die for!) More information and bookings here.
Discover John Lennon: The New York Years at The Beatles Story
You’re invited to discover a true, behind-the-scenes look at John Lennon as a performer, a legend and a person during his iconic New York years. Former neighbour, friend and personal photographer of nine years, Bob Gruen captured Liverpool’s most famous son during his time at The Dakota, his early days with his son, Sean and his relationship with Yoko. All the details on the exhibition here.