What can you get up to this weekend in Liverpool?
We made it people, we survived another week and finally got to our favourite thing in the world, the weekend. As always tonnes going on in and around Liverpool to get stuck into, whether its tasty food you have never tried, bands you have never seen live, or parties you have never experienced.
Get out there, enjoy and explore what the best city on the planet has to offer 10th – 12th March 2017.
And you can’t start your weekend activities without filling up on a proper breakky can you? Check out our top 18 breakfasts being served up in the city this weekend. Yum!
So we have soul trains, saxophones and lots of superheros flying in this weekend. Here is your guide to this weekend on Merseyside.
First up we got to talk Comic Con 2017 ahven’t we! The Exhibition Centre Liverpool will be over-run with superheroes, comic book fans and gamers this weekend as MCM Comic Con returns for the second year running. Following the success of 2016, there’s an even bigger haul of stars from the small screen and exhibitors in attendance. Get your tickets and find out more here.
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So away from the superheroes what other fun can be had this weekend in the city?
Night Garden at Camp and Furnce – Friday
Our favourite regular foodie Friday night returns to the Baltic Triangle this evening from 6pm, bringing with it a Maray menu bursting with flavour and never before served dishes. As well as that you will be treated to some very tasty tunes and of course the perfect array of cocktails to get your weekend started in style. Enter the magical forest, unwind and enjoy. More info here.
Hudson House Seafood & Bar
The newest kid on the Liverpool foodie block opened it’s doors at the old Heathcotes venue inside Betham Plaza last month and already people are raving about its stunning bar area and delicious freshly served seafood offering. With Lobster Thermidor, Moules Mariniere & Pan Fried Stone Bass on the menu it really is a seafood lovers dream. But if fish isn’t for you don’t stress all the usual classics are available too, and the cocktails aren’t that shabby either! More info and table booking here.
Love your Mexican food? And let’s face it who doesn’t adore Mexican beer? Lucha Libra just off Bold Street takes inspiration from the restaurants and streets of Guadalajara – inventive, exciting with a contemporary twist. No donkeys, sombreros or deep-fried Tex-Mex dishes just food cooked with lots of love, full with flavour, great drinks & music to match! Head to the Lucha website for more info here.
Think you can skip breaky and last until…er brunch? Course you can and trust us with Neighbourhood Liverpool’s Botomless Brunch offering it really is worth the wait. Available on Saturdays and Sundays between 10am and 1pm, the attentive Neighbourhood staff are waiting to serve you a Bottomless Brunch consisting of unlimited Prosecco, Seasonal Cocktails or Bloody Marys and a range of mouth-watering breakfast dishes for just £35pp. Find out more here.
Have you tried The Chancery on Paradise Street yet? Set in the stunning Chancery House it offers fresh organic produce from the local area, with many products in the Wine Merchants & Delicatessan that are new to Liverpool and the UK. From breakfasts to burgers and a private dining room fit for a king there really is no reason not to get booking. Check out the website for more info and to make your weekend booking.
Fancy a very colourful, glitzy Friday night courtesy of Heaven Liverpool? Course you do! Tonight DJ’s Sean Myers & Drew Mooney take to the decks to bring you another superb all night Victoria Street party. Plus you get free entry if you get there before 1am and you’ll see the infamous Xander & Crissy too, winner!
The party happens every weekend in Liverpool’s Bierkeller complex, Liverpool ONE. Situated right next to the Hilton Hotel and John Lewis, with live music, live sport and more tasty food options than you can shake a Bavarian hat at, Bierkeller invites you to raise a glass, and the roof with them every night of the week. Also perfect for s hopping pit stop, or a just a quick bite before you watch the match. Check out the Bierkeller Facebook page for updates & info.
Vintage 1st Birthday at Underground Liverpool
Ready for a glitter & glamour fulled adventure in one of the area’s best clubs? On Saturday 11th March, Vintage welcomes Tara McDonald, the artist responsible for some of the most iconic vocals which are sure to evoke memories of some of best clubbing experiences over the past decade and beyond. Tunes including ‘My My My’ & ‘Feel The Vibe’ will fill the dance floor and Liverpool’s own Anton Powers will be on hand to keep the tunes going. Tickets available from Skiddle here.
Kingdom presents Lovely Laura & Ben Santiago
After breathtaking Saxophone performances in Ibiza and across the globe – including Ocean Beach, Mambo and stand out festival shows with Klingande – don’t miss this rare chance to catch The Queen of Ibiza in Liverpool for one night only this Saturday 11th March. Also joining her is one of Ibiza’s most prolific Djs Ben Santiago and Liverpool’s own Les Clavert. Fun starts at 10pm. Tickets available from Skiddle.
To Be Entertained…
Funny Girls at Liverpool Empire…
One of our fav’s is in town! Sheridan Smith is here starring in Funny Girls at the Empire and of course she is smashing the stage to pieces. If you want to catch the show you only have until Saturday evening and tickets are flying so be quick. Hot on the heels of a record breaking, critically acclaimed West End run, this ‘utterly irresistible’ (The Sunday Times) new production of Funny Girl stars Olivier Award-winning Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice. Go see. Tickets can be booked here.
Lost Soul at the Royal Court
Set in the Sunday night pubs and clubs of Liverpool, Lost Soul is back on stage after 9 years when audiences were laughing out loud at characters and places that we all know so well.
The show is as fresh and relevant as ever and returning to the Royal Court, Liverpool from March 10th until April 8th, 2017. The fight against middle age is still going on and the music is just as sharp as it was back in the day. Get your tickets here, and don’t forget grab a bite before the show too, the food is delicious!
Laughterhouse Comedy Club
Up for a giggle? Who isn’t and Laughterhouse at Slaughterhouse Liverpool will bring you lots of them with this weekend’s lineup of comedians with Neil Fitzmaurice as your host and Chris Cairns, Mike Wilkinson & more all on stage. Book your seats now via the website here.
Liverpool Soul Train at Arts Club
Jump on board a night train for a journey filled with Funk, Soul, Disco and Motown classics, leading you along the tracks and grooves with those licks of hard hitting horns, punchy rhythms and storming beats! Get to The Arts Club and more details here.