Your Guide Liverpool What’s on for the week ahead (16th-22nd October 2017)

Following a fabulous weekend on Merseyside with an added bonus of a mini heatwave, we’re lining up another great week.

Your ultimate weekly planner for all things Liverpool this time invites you to hear some new music, check out some childhood nostalgia, get a taste for new cuisine and to shake your tail feather as a huge prohibition era party comes to Liverpool. If you’re looking for somewhere to dine, chill or be entertained, we’ve got you covered. Oh and there’s loads of gin too!

Here’s Your Guide Liverpool for the week ahead (16th-22nd October 2017)….

Monday 16th October

Little Mix, Echo Arena

Little Mix play the first of 3 Echo Arena UK tour dates on Monday night, if you’re super quick there may be one or two tix left here.

Flashdance, Liverpool Empire Theatre

WHAT a feeling! Leg warmers at the ready, we’re limbering up for an evening of amazing song, dance and performance at the Liverpool Empire as Flashdance comes to town until Saturday. Tickets here.

Vegan feast & social at Love The Neighbour, Bold Street

Monday nights are all about the vegan feast and social at Love Thy Neighbour on Bold Street. Watch above as Jay finds out more about the gorgeous new menu and event space. Menus and more here. 

Tuesday 17th October

Rick & Morty Pub Quiz, The Merchant

Quiz nights have become a staple of the what’s on guide and this one is for all the Rick & Morty fans! Get to The Merchant, Slater Street on Tuesday night and show just how much of an avid fan you are at the Cult Quiz Rick & Morty Special. More info here. 

Lunch stop at American Pizza Slice, Bold Street

We can’t get enough of American Pizza Slice, Bold Street. Quick, cheap eats that are fresh, tasty and don’t get us started on the garlic bread! Menus and more here. 

Reasons to be Cheerful, Everyman Theatre, Hope Street

If you’re a fan of Ian Drury and the Blockheads, or even if you just fancy watching something a bit different and punky this week, make it Reasons to be Cheerful at the Everyman Theatre, Hope Street. You wont regret it. Tickets here.

The Pretenders, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Chrissie Hynde returns with ‘Alone’ The Pretenders first album in 8 years and everyone is going mad about it. As fresh and captivating as the early stuff, don’t miss this opportunity to see them perform live at the Phil. Tickets here.

Wednesday 18th October

Project Aloft Star Finale 2017, Aloft Hotel, North John Street

Aloft Hotel, North John Street plays host to the Project Aloft Star Finale on Wednesday evening, expect a showcase of phenomenal talent in a stunning setting. Who will lift the crown this year? Find out more here. Watch above as Jay finds out more about the brand new menu and winter highlights at Aloft’s in-house NYL Restaurant and Cocktail bar.

Indian Street Kitchen Munchies at Mowgli, Bold Street

We’re stopping in on Bold Street for our favourite Indian Street Food this week, and no where else comes close to Mowgli’s chat bombs, gun powder chicken, Himalayan Cheese on Toast and the Mowgli Chip Butty. Get some here! 

I Love Vodka, Revolution, Wood Street

Every Wednesday at Revolution Wood Street we bow down to the goddess that is the white spirit. I Love Vodka Wednesdays offers up free entry, £1 vodka shots, drinks deals and banging beats. More here.

Thursday 19th October

Starsailor play O2 Academy

Starsailor return with their first album since 2009 and its set to be a belter. Single ‘Listen to Your Heart’ kicks off one of just a handful of UK shows, Liverpool being one of them, this Thursday. Tickets here.

Pre Drinks at The Pen Factory, Hope Street

One of our favourite bars during the summer, The Pen Factory has a really tasty autumn menu on offer to tempt us all back to Hope Street. Two small plates for £10 during the week sounds like a great lunch idea to us! Menus here. 

Mega Movie Quiz, Everyman Theatre

Pile into the Everyman Theatre Street Café and flex your movie knowledge to be crowned Mega Movie Quiz champions this Thursday nights. Always a great laugh this one. More info here. 

Shit Indie Disco, The Arts Club

Get your mates together and have a big sweaty dance and singalong with great people. Loads of indie bangers that makes Shit Indie Disco the only place to be in Liverpool on a Thursday nights. More info here.

Friday 20th October

Absolutely Fabulous Gin Festival, Croxteth Hall & Park

Who’s coming back to Croxteth Park to drink Gin this Friday? With multiple sessions available to book, you wont find a more stunning setting to get a bit tipsy and raise a glass to the wonder that is gin! Tickets here. 

Big fat burgers at Death Row Diner, Hope Street

Who’s up for meat sweats this Friday nights? Ready for a big fill ahead of a belting weekend? Get to Death Row Diner on Hope Street and indulge in brisket burnt ends, coconut curry fries and take on the chicken bastard bucket! More info here. 

Stranger Things, Season Two at The Merchant, Slater Street

A follow up night of music all things relating to the second series of cult Netflix show, Stranger Things. Expect Toto’s “Africa,” Dolly Parton’s “The Bargain Store,” The Clash , “Should I Stay or Should I Go.” plus many more. Info here. 

The Roaring 2.0’s, Invisible Wind Factory

Are you ready for a 20’s party like no other? The Roaring 2.0s isn’t a club night. It’s not a concert. It’s not even a cabaret. It’s an enormous high end theatrical event where the 1000+ attendees are part of the cast, escaping reality into the hedonistic world of the Bright Young Things. Check it out here.

John Bishop, Echo Arena

Comedy in Liverpool

A what’s on guide without comedy…never! John Bishop is back in Liverpool for a weekend of comedy at the Echo Arena. His ‘Winging It’ Tour is set to be a sell out and Liverpool secured a third date so we can all go and giggle as his scouse humour. Tickets and more here.

Saturday 21st October

Afternoon Tea with a NYC Twist, NYL Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Three words……Chocolate, hot, dog! Yep, you heard us right. NYL Restaurant and Cocktail bar have the most original and tasty Afternoon tea around, take a bite of the big apple donut and get your weekend off to a stylish start! More here. 

Back to the Dock Part 3, North Shore Troubadour

North Shore Troubadour is hosting a seriously old school party featuring all the classics you’d have heard in the Hard Dock, back in the day. Two rooms, one night, all the bangers. Info here. 

Comic Art Festival at Victoria Gallery, Ashton Street

Comic Book fans are in for a treat this weekend as the Victoria Gallery & Museum, Ashton street hosts a two day festival celebrating all things Dredd. You could even meet Judge Dredd creator, John Higgins! Info here.

Glass Caves & Special Guests at The Buyers Club, Hardman Street

The Pontefract four-piece return to Liverpool to perform at The Buyers Club, Hardman Street this Saturday night with a host of special guest acts. Check out the awesome video for single, ‘I Do’ above and get your tickets here. 

Sunday 22nd October

Sunday Roast Hotspot: Cargo, Alexandra Tower

We’re heading down to the waterfront to Cargo for our Sunday roast this week. There’s also a delicious seafood menu available if you can resist that gorgeous plate of roastie-goodness above!? Menus and more here. 

Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair, Adelphi Hotel

What’s on for the vintage fans? Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair returns to the Adelphi Hotel from 10am this Sunday and if you’re into retro fashion, accessories and memorabilia, this is the place to mooch! More info here. 

Sunday Club launch party at Kingdom Nightclub featuring Kellie-Leigh

What’s on Sunday night? Liverpool just got sexy as Kingdom Nightclub launches its Sunday Club with a live guest performance from Kellie Leigh. Book a booth and get glam, tickets and booking here.

Kellerfest, Live entertainment at Bierkeller, Liverpool One

Sunday nights from 8pm, Bierkeller at Liverpool One bring you Kellerfest! Live music, great deals on steins, shots and pints and a winning atmosphere. Find out more here. 

One for the Kids

Frozen Sing-A-Long, Liverpool Empire Theatre

What's on

The best of what’s on for the family this week has to be a half term sing a long as Frozen returns to the Liverpool Empire on Sunday. Warm up those voices and prepare to hit the high notes with a free prop bag and plenty of goodies. Info and tickets here. 

Get Booking

Lee Butler is 21 again! Mad Hatter’s Partea, CIRCO

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