8 Things to do with your culture loving mum in Liverpool
There’s so many ways to enjoy Mother’s Day doing something you both love.
Music, art, history, theatre, fashion, food, whatever interests you and your mum share, there’s a Mother’s Day activity in Liverpool for you to enjoy together.
We’re lining up some live music with Alfie Boe at the Liverpool Phil, high fashion with Liverpool’s very own supermodel at Sudley House, a filling roast with a stunning view of the Royal Albert Dock and the chance for you to both hit the dancefloor and bust some moves at the British Music Experience, plus lots more for all your culture vultures this Mother’s Day.
Here’s 8 things to do with your culture loving mum this Mother’s Day in Liverpool….
1 – Model Image, Sudley House
Take a Sunday stroll to Sudley House in Aigburth and find out all about Liverpool’s very own supermodel June Duncan. Featuring photographs and fashion from the 1950’s, this exhibition may just bring the memories flooding back, or inspire a whole new vintage wardrobe for you! Free to enter and open from 10am til 5pm. Info here.
2 – Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Walker Art Gallery
Sticking with art, why not head to the Walker Art Gallery and be amongst the first to see ‘Making The Glasgow Style’, Charles Rennie Mackintosh exhibition. Featuring stunning pencil drawings, tapestries, furniture and stunning photographs, this show may result in a trip to B&Q for decorating supplies! Tickets here.
3 – Kinky Boots, Liverpool Empire
Forget your dancing shoes, it’s all about Kinky Boots and the Liverpool Empire this week. With a hilarious funny plot and soundtrack courtesy of 80’s legend Cindi Lauper, an afternoon or evening at the theatre could make for a fabulous Mother’s Day treat. Some tickets still available here.
4 – Dine at the Maritime
If your mum loves her local history then why not take a wander to the Merseyside Maritime Museum and stop in for a traditional Sunday roast. The Lusitania exhibition features real life exhibits from the doomed ship and you can hear real life accounts from family members of those who perished. Sunday Roast dining overlooking the Royal Albert Dock can be made here.
5 – Dance the Decades, British Music Experience
Musical mums will love this treat. British Music Experience at Cunard, Pier Head offers you the chance to Dance the Decades and relive all your favourite dancefloor moments and tunes in this specially produced booth. Follow the on-screen dance teacher and show ’em how you did back in the good old days! Open Sundays form 10am til 5pm. Book your tickets online here and save.
6 – Women of Western Approaches
There’s a free access to The Women in WA tour at the incredible Western Approaches, Exchange Flags. The underground war bunker, which was instrumental in winning the Battle of the Atlantic, lies deep beneath the city and remained untouched for decades. Learn about the pivotal role played by young scouse women and see the real life wartime phones, switchboards and more. Mums go free on Mother’s Day. Info here.
7 – Alfie Boe, Liverpool Philharmonic
The one and only Alfie Boe returns to Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Sunday for a very special Mother’s Day musical treat. The much loved tenor brings his brand new album, As Time Goes By to the city for one night only and celebrates the golden era of music from the 30’s and 40’s. Have a little croon and sway with your mum. Tickets here.
8. Double Fantasy, Museum of Liverpool
What mum doesn’t adore a good love story? And this love story really is special, it’s the story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, how they met and how their incredible careers and talents influenced each other to start a peace movement. You now have until the end of the year to delve into this love story, brought to life beautifully with never before seen memorabilia, pictures and quotes. Watch as we take you inside here.