Your Guide Liverpool for the week ahead (19th-25th June 2017)
After a phenomenal weekend spent in the city parks and waterfront enjoying the sun, we’ve lined up even more open air dining, drinks and fun.
There’s a tonne of comedy, quizzes, food and waterfront fun to be had this week as Your Guide Liverpool checks out Mersey River celebrations along with Armed Forces Day and Africa Oye parties continue on throughout the week. We’re all about dining outside as summer gets under way, from breakfast to dinner and late night snacks, there’s a terrace, garden or curb-side café for everyone. Factor 50 at the ready……
Here’s Your Guide Liverpool for the week ahead, 19-25th June 2017
Monday 19th June
Breakfast on the cobbles at The Quarter, Falkner Street
With the good weather set to last this week, Your Guide Liverpool thinks you should treat yourself to a leisurely breakfast, so how about tucking in while pouring over the papers in the sunshine at The Quarter, Falkner Street? With the freshest Danish pastries, healthy bowls and of course the odd bacon butty, there’s a breakfast dish a curb-side seat for everyone. Menu’s here.
Take your butties outside and enjoy lunch al fresco
Okay so we cant all swan about having leisurely brunch dates in the sun, but we can help you catch a few rays on your lunch break if nothing else. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best places to park up and people watch while you tuck into last nights left overs! Check out a taste of summer for the office workers here.
Monday Date night at Woolton Picture House
We’re going old school this Monday night and treating our better half to a blockbuster in the suburbs. Woolton Picture House is showing all the new releases, The Mummy, War of the Planet of the Apes, Wonder Woman and a couple of family friendly films too. With cheap ticket prices and tonnes of sweets, what better way to spend a Monday evening? Timings and tickets here.
Tuesday 20th June
A bite-size Brazilian lunch at Fazenda, Exchange Flags
Fazenda, Exchange Flags has recently launched its small plates, or Petiscos menu offering diners a taste of brazil to enjoy on the outdoor terrace. These smaller, tapas style dishes are perfect for sharing and would be a perfect lunch stop right in the heart of the business district. Check out the menu here.
Dr Who Quiz Night at The Merchant, Slater Street
There’s an opportunity to be crowned top Scouse Whovian (if you reckon you can take on the Your Guide Liverpool team) on Tuesday night as Cult Quiz presents Dr Who at The Merchant from 8pm. Tickets are just £3 and bad Darlek impressions are a no no. Booking info here.
Ian Hunter & The Rant Band, Hangar 34
One of rock n roll’s biggest performers has returned to touring to bring The Rant Band to Hangar 34 this week. Having wracked up one hell of a career, Ian Hunter is a true Brit Rocker, don’t miss this opportunity to see him perform live. Get Your tickets here.
Wednesday 21st June
Tea on the green at The Club House, Liverpool One
You’ve made it to the middle of the week so treat yourself to hanging kebabs, deli boards and salads at The Club House, L1 before staying on to enjoy the summer nights with drinks under the twinkly lights of the outdoor terrace. Ahhh summer is officially here! Check out the menus here.
Hot Water Comedy on Seel Street
Your Guide Liverpool loves big laughs and Wednesday nights just got hilarious at the Hot Water Comedy Club, Seel Street as the ‘As Seen on Screen’ nights go from strength to strength. Alongside brand new talent a recognisable TV comic will be taking to the stage for a 30 minute extended set, to close the show. Check out this weeks line up and book here.
Thursday 22nd June
Cocktail deals at Red Door, Berry Street
Having frequented Red Door, Berry Street over the last few months and fallen in love with the rooftop Tiki Hut, we’ve finally worked out that if you’re a fan of cocktails, it pays to be a member! Every Sunday to Friday you can have any cocktail for £5 when you sign up! Click here to choose your favourite blend.
Callum Beattie at Studio 2 Parr Street
Having kicked off his first UK headline tour just last week, Callum Beattie is stopping by to play one night only at Studio 2, Parr Street, with special guests The Boho’s. Your Guide Liverpool recommends having a listen to ‘We Are Stars’ above and get your tickets here.
Friday 23rd June
Disco Africa at Constellations, Greenland Street
Didn’t quite get your fill at Africa Oye at the weekend, fear not, you can get back into the groove at Constellations this Friday as Disco Africa kicks off a free evening celebration of African synth music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s with special guests too. Click here to find out more and stay funky!
Fiesta Friday at Revolucion De Cuba, Albert Dock
Start your weekend with a trip to Cuba at Albert Dock. Every Friday and Saturday night is Fiesta time at Revolucion De Cuba and you can expect live music, samba dancers, tasty cocktails and delicious food to boot! Shake your shimmay down to the waterfront for one big carnival party. Info and bookings here.
Ladies night in the ‘burbs at The Old Stables, Allerton Manor
Not only is Friday Ladies Night at The Old Stables Restaurant, its also the perfect time to dine with the family, friends or even a date in the beautiful surroundings of Allerton Manor. With deals on Prosecco, live entertainment and of course classic British dishes, take your seat on the terrace and toast the weekend. Menus and booking here.
Saturday 24th June
Armed Forces Day 2017
Liverpool city centre will be awash with more than 1000 servicemen and women this Saturday as the UK celebrates Armed Forces Day 2017. A parade from St Georges Hall will start the festivities which will see city landmarks lit up in blue, red and white plus a whole hive of activity on the waterfront from 11-5pm. All the info you need to get involved here.
Mersey River Festival 2017 24-25th June
There’s a host of events taking place across Liverpool Waterfront for the Mersey River Festival this weekend including a variety of music stages, pop-up street theatre, tall ships and children’s activities! Watch the highlights from last year above and click here to check out the official website.
Rather Large 90’s Quiz at HUS, Tithebarn Street
Kids of the 90’s will love this mighty morphin quiz, taking place at HUS, Tithebarn Street. Ahh the decade that was…think music, cartoons, culture, politics, world events, fashion… THE LOT! Included in your ticket price is a bottle of Hooch and you can stay on to dance til 2am at the big fat 90’s disco too! Tickets and more here.
Beat It: A Tribute to the King of Pop at Camp & Furnace, Baltic Triangle
If anyone knows of a better way to spend a Saturday night than busting out some iconic moves to the most recognisable and revered Michael Jackson tracks……we don’t want to hear it! Free entry to this tribute to the King of Pop begins at 10pm. More info here. Heee Heeee!
Russell Brand, The Auditorium, Echo Arena
Russell Brand brings his Re:birth tour to the Echo Arena for two dates this weekend, 24-25th June and is hell bent on trying to bring his baby daughter up to avoid dating a bloke like him! Not bad advice! Click here for more info and tickets.
Sunday 25th June
Sunday Roast Hot Spot: The Lodge, Lark Lane
Not even the rising temperatures can put us scousers off our traditional Sunday Roast and this week we’re heading to The Lodge on Lark Lane to get our roasties and gravy fix…and we might even sit outside to eat it! It would be rude to not stay on for drinks down the lane wouldn’t it? Check out what’s on the menu here.
Craig Charles, Beer, Beats and Boogaloo, Camp & Furnace
Are you ready for a Craig Charles all dayer? Of course you are, it’s what Sundays are made for! Head down to Camp & Furnace, Baltic Triangle, from 2pm to get your funk and soul on til late. The King of Funk’s trunk will be filled with the best of beats, boogaloo and good time bangers. More details and tickets here.
One for the Kids
River Mersey Festival 2017, Waterfront
Have fun on the waterfront this weekend at the free, River Mersey Festival 2017. Showcasing the very best of our maritime culture the kids can explore Tall Ships, Thundercat Racing, Lego big building, model boats, craft clubs, check out the street performers, enjoy fish and chips on the dockside and have a boogie at the music stages. Your Guide Liverpool loves family fun and we cant wait to see your pics from the event, tweet us @TheGuideLpool All the line up info here.
A McQueen Debut at British Style Collective
Hardcore fashion fans will be flocking to buy tickets for the upcoming British Style Collective as it’s revealed a McQueen debut collection will show at St George’s Hall as part of the three day, city wide take over on 7-9th July 2017. Nephew of the late Lee Alexander McQueen, designer Gary James McQueen will showcase a made to order collection of silk scarves in an artistic installation. Tickets are now flying out, don’t miss this premier, click here to get yours now.
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