10 Nights and 2 days out for this weekend in Liverpool
Bars, restaurants and family days out are all in order this weekend in Liverpool.
It’s the second week of August and the changeable British summer time weather has well and truly kicked in. With sunshine, showers and temperatures in the early twenties forecast, we’re throwing caution into the wind and lining up some all weather bevvies this weekend in Liverpool.
Brollies and factor 50 at the ready! We’ve also lined up a couple of family friendly events and attractions to make some summer holidays memories too.
10 Nights out happening in Liverpool this weekend….
1 – Fezzy Cross the Mersey
On Sunday afternoon you can experience a summer festival featuring top local musical talent, on board a Mersey Ferry. With the jaw-dropping Liverpool skyline providing an amazing backdrop, you’re invited to Fezzy Cross the Mersey with Anton Powers and co on the decks. More info here.
2 – Jazz & Martini Night, Tusk Baltic
Tusk Baltic offers up its Jazz & Martini Nights #3 on Friday night from 7pm. This will be a night filled with live music and mouth-watering Martinis. Your ticket includes a cocktail from the Martini menu and a taster selection of new cocktail creations. Info here.
3 – Sunday Sport, Punch Tarmey’s
When it comes to the ultimate Sunday chill out, Punch Tarmey’s has got you sorted. 17 tvs plus an 8ft video wall for all your sporting action plus a fab new menu and live music from 6pm. See what’s on and book your table here.
4 – Scissor Sisters Liquidation Special, EBGB’s
You can expect all your Liquidation floor fillers, disco classics and glam rock with a dash of Filthy Gorgeous on Saturday night as EBGB’s hosts free Scissor Sisters summer social from 11pm. Info here.
5 – Gin Party, Bombed Out Church
More an all dayer than night out this one, but a must-do for all gin lovers. The Bombed Out Church/St Lukes is hosting its very own Gin Party this Friday and Saturday. There will be 25 boutique gins on offer plus your own glass to take home, live music and a fab atmosphere. Tickets here.
6 – The Uptown Monotones, McCooley’s Mathew Street
There’s an explosive live show planned for McCooley’s on Matthew Street this Friday night from 8pm. The Uptown Monotones bring a totally unique mash up of guitar, vocals and beat boxing to kick start your weekend. Info here.
7 – Mercury & May Tribute Night, The Grapes
The Show Must Go On! The Grapes, Mathew Street is hosting a Freddie Mercury Tribute Night on Friday night from 8pm. For one night only, Freddie’s legacy lives on. Expect all the anthems, a full on sing along and a brilliant atmosphere. Info here.
8 – Last Chance to see Scouse Pacific
It’s your last chance to head to the Royal Court Theatre to see our very own Lindzi Germain and the amazing cast of Scouse Pacific do what they do best – have us in stitches. Follow the adventure of Billy from Walton as he stows away to find a better life. Tickets here.
9 – Late Night Sessions, Phase One
This weeks instalment of Late Night Sessions brings Smithdown Selects’ Ed Would to Phase One from 11pm. He is a staple at many a Liverpool garden including Constellations, Buyers Club and Meraki so it’s about time we got him in. Expect to hear anything with some rhythm and soulful vibe. Info here.
10 – Hot Dawgs at Salt Dog Slims
Our favourite Seel Street dive bar has revamped its hot hog menu and believe us when we say, they’ve got magical qualities these beauties. After all the indie sing alongs, the shots, the selfies in the bath and throwing shade graffiti on the walls, get your chops round The Baconator, The Chilli Cheese, The Grand Chien, The Chicago and more to line your stomach and swerve the hangover. Info here.
2 Days Out in Liverpool this weekend…
1 – Bionic Bugs, Martin Mere
Summer days were made for exploring Martin Mere and this summer you can meet some giant, bionic bugs – as well as the usual ducks and geese! Pond dipping, animatronics, canoe safari and loads more. Pick up a free bug book and get exploring with the kids this weekend. Info here.
2 – Stanley Park Summer Fiesta
Stanley Park’s Summer Fiesta is happening this Saturday from 12 til 3pm. There’s a free afternoon packed with art workshops, games, face-painting, wildlife workshops, storytelling, circus skills, family yoga and a pop up makers market. More info here.