Your Guide Liverpool For The Week Ahead (6-12 February 2017)
This week Your Guide Liverpool is all about booty-shaking, belly laughing and tucking into some of the city’s finest cuisine before gearing up for Valentine’s Day!
There’s so much happening across the city this week, from exhibitions, kids activities, nights out and even some free stuff for those who have already blown their wages too! Here’s Your Guide Liverpool for the week ahead.
Monday 6th February
Like a bit of typography, history and or design? Head to the International Slavery Museum, Albert Dock to view the ‘Art of Solidarity’ exhibition, a collection of posters highlighting post-war liberation and independence. Find out more here.
Boy Band VIP Treatment
Hands up who’s already got their VIP meet and greet tickets for Union J this week? The guys are playing the o2 academy on Monday night and tickets start at £20. Click here to get yours.
Monday Night Giggles
The first Monday of every month is stand up comedy night at Blade Factory, with an all female line up fresh from the Funny Women Stage Awards. Pay on the door or get your tickets here.
Tuesday 7th February
Stamps at the Ready
Apparently, Tuesday 7th February is National Send A Friend A Card Day! Not that we need an excuse to check out these hilarious scouse cards from The Liverpool Gift Company. Grab some stamps, break out the gel pens and check out the range here.
Sitting On The Dock
Do you know what lies beneath the bustling Liverpool One complex? No, not the car park, but Liverpool’s Old Dock – the worlds first commercial enclosed wet dock and you’re invited to check it out for free, click here to book your spot.
Wednesday 8th February
There’s a whole load of free stuff happening in and around the city this month, so if you’ve blown your wages, or you’re looking for a cheap little afternoon out, click here to read our full run down and save those pennies for your hols!
Small Plates, Big Taste, Great Value
Looking for a new lunch spot? Look no further than Miyagi! Packing a huge punch in the taste department their current lunch time offer of three small plates for £10.95, every day between 12-5 is too good to miss. More details here.
Strictly fans need not wait any longer for another fix of all things glittery! Louise Redknapp, Ore Oduba, Danny Mac and judges Len Goodman and Craig Revel-Horwood celebrate 10 fabulous years of dance and glamour at the Echo Arena tonight. Tickets available here.
Thursday 9th February
Its Game Time
Your Guide Liverpool strives to bring you new kids activities as often as possible and this week you’re all raving about Nerf Centre Liverpool! Sick of picking the foam darts up around the house, then check this place out before the half term rush!
A Wirralite Scorned
We absolutely rocked in our seats laughing this week as scouse comedy, Brick Up 2 opened at the Royal Court Theatre. The songs, the jokes and the costumes make for one hilariously funny tale. Get your tickets here.
Home Coming King
Liverpool lad, Howie Payne, formerly of The Stands, returns to the city to play The Buyers Club this Thursday, bringing a unique blend of folk, indie, rock and acoustic sounds. Set to be a sell out, you can get your tickets here.
All Night Long with Brendan Cole
Friday 10th February
The Lion, The Witch and St George’s Hall
Your Guide Liverpool is delighted to bring you details of The Narnia Experience, launching at St George’s Hall from today. This walk-through theatrical experience will delight fans of all ages. Get your tickets here.
A Speakeasy Gala Night
To celebrate the exhibition of never before seen Bugsy Malone photo’s, supported by BAFTA, the Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead is hosting a Gala Night, full of 1930’s glitz and glamour. Grab your spatz and feather boa, oh and your tickets here.
Hear the Hype
A DNB pioneer and bossman at Playaz Recordings, DJ Hype‘s career as a skilled turntablist & producer has spanned 3 decades and seen him headline club events and festivals around the world. Check him out this weekend at 24 Kitchen St, tickets here.
Saturday 11th February
There’s not long left to check out the Animal Mummy exhibits at the World Museum, William Brown Street. This hands-on, free exhibition will teach your little ones (and you too) all about ancient Egyptian animal mummies such as jackals, cats and birds! More here.
Home or Away
Another big weekend of footy to come as Liverpool take on Spurs at Anfield in a tea-time clash, while the Blues head to Middlesborough for a 3pm kick off in the North East. Not got a ticket? Bierkeller has all the action. More here.
All The Street Food
Last week we experienced Mowgli, Water Street for the first time, and no joke, the Indian Streetfood dishes are divine, like ‘tasting colour for the first time’ said our Kate. Click here to discover the rainbow for yourself this week.
A Masquerade Like No Other
Check this out for a Your Guide Liverpool one to watch! Coming to North Shore Troubadour, Liverpool this weekend is a classical Mask-Arade ball combined with the sounds of techno! Click here to get tickets and find out more.
Sunday 12th February
Did you know something very special happens at Alma De Cuba on a Sunday? How about getting your family, mates, whoever together and booking in for a full on Sunday Service Gospel Brunch? Eeeeek, check out the menu here.
A Perfect View
Work that brunch off with a wander around the Bluecoat centre. Public View, an exhibition that draws on more than 50 years of history and 100 artists’ work, aims to showcase the very best in local and international talent. More here.
Love On Lark Lane
Your Guide Liverpool loves a chilled out Sunday. Why not finish off your week with a craft beer and peanut butter s’mores at Love & Rockets, Lark Lane this week. The chilled out beats and long trestle tables are perfect for a relaxed evening with mates before the madness of Valentine’s Day kicks off. Click here to check out the menu.