Your Guide Liverpool for the week ahead (24th – 30th April 2017)
We’re back and bursting with all the What’s On info you need to plan a brilliant week in Liverpool
We’ve demolished all our Easter Eggs and April’s wages can’t come quick enough! If like us, you’re counting down the hours until payday, there’s tonnes of affordable ideas to make this week a cracker, including quiz nights, indulgent lunchtime treats, not one but two festivals and even a few date night ideas. Watch out Bank Holiday, we’re coming to get you!
Monday 24th April
Stock up on a big breakfast to start your week, at Shiraz, North John Street
We can totally do this! It’s pay day week leading into bank holiday weekend so we’re going to need a full English that doesn’t break the bank. Head to Shiraz on North John Street for a belly busting full English (only a day late to celebrate St George, we’re sure he wont mind) with toast and a cuppa for £3.50. Winner! Menu and opening hours here.
Embrace the Spring Sunshine at La Tasca, Queen Square
Get yourselves down to La Tasca, Queen Sq for a big old pan of sunshine in the form of fresh, filling paella. Add a pint of Estrella or some light bites and a chilled sangria on the outdoor terrace on a sunny day and you could almost be in Spain. (You can still sit inside if it’s not quite warm enough for you yet!) Menu’s and deals info here.
Get Your Geek on at Camp & Furnace,Baltic Triangle
Camp & Furness host the first of two mega quiz events on Monday as No Wave Quiz Nights present: Rick and Morty. Dust off your lab coat and get practising your wide eyed stare as fancy dress is encouraged too! Teams of 8 and a fangirl knowledge of the show could see you claiming victory! A few remaining tickets are available here.
Tuesday 25th April
Get flexible at Liverpool Yoga Studio, Great Crosshall Street
Need to work off all those Easter Eggs ahead of the summer season (if we get one?) Then why not check out the brilliant deals on offer from Liverpool Yoga Studio’s this spring? Access 30 days of Unlimited non hot yoga for just £20, with multiple classes running 7 days a week. Strengthen your body and your chocolate resistance by clicking here for info.
Afternoon Tea in #YourNeighbourhood, Castle Street
One of our favourite places to eat in the city centre, Neighbourhood, Castle Street prides itself on serving up the freshest and some of the most attractive plates of food we’ve seen. But don’t take our word for it, watch the video above for a mouth-watering preview of the tasty treats on offer and book your table here for a sumptuous Afternoon Tea.
Your Chance to see Imelda May at HMV, Liverpool One
Following the release of her brand new album LifeLoveFleshBlood, Imelda May will be performing and meeting fans at HMV, Liverpool One from 5:30pm this Tuesday. Check out the video for ‘Should’ve Been You’ from the new album for all kinds of feels. More info here.
Wednesday 26th April
Get Low Down and Funky at Buyers Club, Hardman St
SoulJam ‘Express Yourself’ returns to Buyers Club this Wednesday and if you’re invited to come on down for another mega night of dancing to the most fun, uplifting, dance floor friendly sounds around… Leave your worries, your egos and most certainly your high heels at home and join us for our monthly celebration of all things boogie! Tickets available here.
Experience something new at First Draft Scratch Night, Everyman Bistro
Join host Rikky Wiley for a showcase of some of the finest new talent in the city, featuring: Comedy, sketches, poetry, monologues, mime, storytelling & more at The Everyman Bistro from 7:30pm. Entry is free but donations of food for the local food bank is greatly appreciated! Click here for more info.
Check out the brand new Street food resident at Constellations
Bringing a taste of Cuba to the Constellations garden, FINCA will be serving up their signature dishes including cubanos, croquettas and sweet potato fries, as well as many new menu additions from their brand new al fresco restaurant over the coming months and we reckon FINCA has dining destination hot spot written all over it! More details here.
Thursday 27th April
Looking For Lennon, PictureHouse at FACT
This retrospective look at the early years of John Lennon’s life and the circumstances which shaped his personality and later music, is a must see for Lennon and Beatles fans alike. With music from The Beatles, Chuck Berry, Little Richard and of course John Lennon. Get your tickets for the 6:30pm show here.
Stop……Wait a minute! Grab a coffee and chill at Filter & Fox
Winner of our Hot Chocolate Tour of the city back in December, Filter & Fox, Duke Street is the perfect place to stop in and simply chill out for an hour. Get yourself a luxuriously silky, cinnamon topped hot chocolate, a slab of handmade, locally produced cake and grab a comfy window seat to watch the world go by! More info here.
Take in a dark comedy at the Royal Court, Queen Square
In a break from it’s usual side-splitting scouse comedies, the Royal Court being dark comedy The Lonesome West to the stage, and you’re going to love it. Two brothers are trapped in an old family home following their father’s death and spend their days bickering, moving ornaments and annoying the bejaysus out of each other! Sounds boss. Tickets here.
Friday 28th April
Brew up a storm at the Dead Crafty Beer Company, Dale Street
Not just your average pint! Head down to the Dead Crafty Beer Company on Friday night and meet Brewers, Magic Rock Brewing as they kick off a week long 20 tap takeover. Always a brilliant atmosphere and it’s just £5 entry with a free drink too! Find out more here.
Bank Holiday Brekkie at Moose Coffee, Dale Street
Breakfast and Brunch have become events in themselves in Liverpool and we love nothing more than a hot stack of American pancakes, slathered in syrup accompanied by a freshly brewed black coffee. Where better to start your bank holiday weekend than at Moose, Dale Street, where you can choose from 6 different pancake portions and a whole host of brunch and sandwich options…and the coffee pot is always on. Click here to check out menus and book your table.
Dense & Pika are back at Constellations, Baltic Triangle
Back by popular demand, Constellations welcomes British electronic producers, artists and DJ’s Dense & Pika back to it’s Baltic Triangle venue following a smash hit event last year. With a bigger venue to play, the duo are hosting a four hour set and unsurprisingly, tickets are flying out! Final release tickets are available here.
Saturday 29th April
Treat your loved one to a seafood spectacular at Hudson House
How utterly stunning is that picture? Get your taste buds tingling and book a table at Hudson House Seafood & Bar, The Strand for a payday weekend meal to remember. Serving only the freshest, locally sourced produce and offering up an impressive cocktail menu too, treat your loved one to a seafood culinary feast. Menu’s and booking here.
There’s something for everyone on Smithdown Road
We absolutely can’t wait to get into the thick of the action at this years Smithdown Road Festival. There’s going to be a huge outdoor area at The Mystery Park featuring two massive circus big tops, a dedicated kids area and a huge art, craft and food market. And as if all that wasn’t enough, you can kick off your bank holiday weekend with a bop, clap or nod along to more than 150 acts on the bill including Dave McCabe, Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind and Tramp Attack. Click here for all the acts, stages and activities and we’ll see you there!
Joshua V Klitschko at Bierkeller, Liverpool One
This much anticipated scrap should be watched and enjoyed in the right environment and Shooter Sports Bar at Bierkeller, Liverpool One is the place to be. With a epic main screen, comfy seats and great food and drinks deals, you wont miss a single jab of the action here. Pre-book your table and waitress service here.
Sunday 30th April
Smithdown Road Festival continues with Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club
Smithdown Road Festival continues into Sunday and we’re on tenterhooks about experiencing the Craig Charles Funky Club, Space, and countless other acts across the 13 different stages. We’re planning to soak up the atmosphere with plenty of street food, a little boogie and a few glasses of Liverpool Gin! What are you looking forward to? Click here for the full listing.
FestEvol Bank Holiday All Dayer at Invisible Wind Factory
Ready for another hit of phenomenal musical talent? FestEvol Gardens returns for another bank holiday festival special all dayer this Sunday at the brand new location of the Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool Waters, the new venue developed by the creators of The Kazimier. With a line-up of incredible new & emerging talent and some old friends and new groups, you can check out the full listings and get tickets here.
Sunday Roast Hot Spot – Quayside Marina Bar & Grill, Coburg Wharf
There is no denying that heading out for a good Sunday Roast is the only way to finish off a brilliant weekend. This week we’re not only bringing you a huge feast, but also a beautiful location! Head on down to the Quayside Marina Bar & Grill for a carvery style Sunday lunch that’s receiving 5* reviews from you lot! Click here to book your table.
For The Kids
Travel to Ancient Egypt with the kids this Bank Holiday Weekend
The World Museum, William Brown Street has long been a favourite destination for families seeking weekend and school holiday fun, and this bank holiday you’re in for a treat! How about taking you little ones on a trip back in time as the Ancient Egypt Gallery reopens on Friday 28th April 2017 following major development. You can read spells, find out what life was like on the banks of the Nile and if you’re brave enough, check out the real mummies! All the details can be found by clicking here.
Scouting For Girls will celebrate their 10th (yes that’s 10th) Anniversary in Liverpool
We were absolutely chuffed to hear that Scouting For Girls are heading to the O2 Academy this November to celebrate their 10th anniversary and there’s no way we’re missing it! Fans of pop hits, ‘She’s So Lovely’, ‘This Aint a Love Song’ and ‘Elvis Isn’t Dead’ can give themselves a pay day treat as tickets go on sale this Friday. Click here to for all the info.