MerseyGuide – What’s on in Liverpool 11th-17th December 2017
Want to know what’s on in Liverpool this week? We’ve got the best gigs, food, nights out and more.
There’s a proper wintery week ahead in Liverpool as carol concerts, markets and Christmas menus line up for your attention. We’re making sure you’re fell fed, watered and entertained with stage shows, Christmas dinner pizza and gallons, yes gallons of gin! Here’s MerseyGuide, what’s on in Liverpool for the week ahead.
Monday 11th December
Unlock a hearty Brekkie on Duke Street
With temperatures dipping even more this week, we’re going to need a hearty breakfast to kick start us into work/Christmas shopping mode! Order yourself fully loaded bagels, eggs and fresh coffee at Lock & Key Kitchen and Bar to fill you up til lunchtime. Menus and more here.
Want some more brekkie inspiration? Click here to check out 18 scouse breakfasts that will make you drool.
Laugh yourself silly at the Scouse Nativity, Royal Court
Running until 13th January 2018, The Scouse Nativity tells the greatest story ever told, with a massive Scouse twist. Angel Gabriel like you’ve never seen her before, hilarious star searching shepherds, the most evil Christmas baddie of all time and a stage set of biblical proportions. Click here to get your tickets now.
KEVINNNN! Home Alone Christmas Themed Bar, Baltic
You’ve all been raving about the Home Alone Theme Christmas Bar down at the Baltic and what better way to spice up a cold Monday night than with a few drinks and wander around the McCallisters family home?! Live music and boss atmosphere guaranteed! Check it out here.
Tuesday 12th December
Catch the hound! Baskerville at the Playhouse
Dial 109 for lunch on Allerton Road
109 Allerton is the latest addition to bustling Allerton Road, and its refreshing healthy dishes that are packed full of nutrition and flavour make it the perfect new hotspot to refuel on a cold, winters day. Check out that specials board, made from locally sourced produce, and tell us you’re not hungry! More info here.
Love Actually at Dovedale Towers
Ahh the Christmas film that just never gets old! Head down to Dovedale Towers on Tuesday night to catch Love Actually on the big screen with free popcorn, a themed food menu and holiday drinks. Your ticket also gets your a free mulled wine or mulled cider. Find out more here.
Wednesday 13th December
Baby Cheesus its Pizza by the slice at Crazy Pedro’s!
Fancy a slice of pizza but already craving your Christmas dinner too? You really can have it all as brand new Parr Street pizza joint, Crazy Pedro’s presents The Mary, Joseph and Baby Cheesus, a pizza loaded with all your xmas dinner faves. Pigs in blankets, stuffing, turkey and more! Menus here.
Merseyside NHS Carol Concert, Liverpool Cathedral
You’re invited to join the Cheshire and Merseyside NHS annual Carol Concert and sing your heart out this Wednesday evening in this beautiful venue. Expect carols and some great choral anthems with special guest Sir Ken Dodd. No booking required, just £4 on the door and a whole load of Christmas cheer. Find out more here.
The HUS Big Christmas Quiz
HUS, Tithebarn Street has been smashing out quiz nights all year and none will be more festive than this! The HUS Big Christmas Quiz kicks off at 7:30pm on Wednesday, teams of up to 6 are welcome to take on movies, music and general christmassyness with mulled wine and cider. Details here.
Thursday 14th December
Festive Afternoon Tea at Liverpool Town Hall
This season, the Town Hall welcomes you with sparkling lights and festive delights, all within our richly decorated small ballroom with its spectacular chandeliers. Expect a selection of delicious finger sandwiches, sweet treats and plenty of tea and coffee. Click here to find out more.
Shit Indie Disco – End of Term Special, Arts Club
It’s the final Shit Indie Disco of 2017 and what a year of phenomenal Thursday nights its been! There’s all the usual inflatables, glowsticks, party hats, confetti cannons and music from Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, The Libertines, Bloc Party, The Smiths, Oasis, The Stone Roses. Tickets here.
Christmas Classics at St George’s Hall
Nothing says Christmas like hearing your favourite carols ring out and this Winter you’re in for a real treat. Christmas Classics in the Concert Room, a festive carol performance is lining up a very special shows for those who prefer a more traditional Christmas celebration. More info here.
Friday 15th December
Die Hard Burger Take over at Brew Dog
You can always rely on Brew Dog to step up to the plate, literally, with Christmas munchies and this year they’re lining up Die Hard burger takeover 2.0 – Die Harder. Featuring last year’s favourites…Yippee Ki-Yay Mother Clucker Burger, John McPlain Burger, Now I Have A Soybean Gun Burger and some new eats too. More info here.
Gin Festival Winter 2017 kicks off at Lutyens Crypt
If you’re into Gin, Lutyens Crypt, Metropolitan Cathedral is the place to be this weekend as three days of gin tasting and appreciation comes to Liverpool. Tickets are £10 and session start at 6:30pm on Friday. Find out more here.
Baked A la Ska at District, Baltic Triangle
Get into the festive spirit with Baked A La Ska as they celebrate the release of their Christmas album Ska of Wonder. They’ll be delivering seasonal ska treats such as ‘When You Wish Upon A Ska’, ‘Walking In The Air’, ‘We Three Kings”Harmonica for Christmas’ and many more!
Saturday 16th December
Xmas Party at The Brink
It’s all going off down at The Brink, Parr Street this Saturday as it welcomes an open mic night, free food, karaoke and a boss party atmosphere to celebrate a truly brilliant year at Liverpool’s best dry bar. Get ready to bust some moves and find out more here.
Dawn & the Embers Live, Masonic Hall, Hope Street
Gorgeous new Hope Street venue, Masonic Hall is hosting Dawn & the Embers and a the Harmonies Christmas Party on Saturday night. If you’re into discovering new music, great atmosphere, seriously stylish bars and of course drinks and mulled wine, this is the party for you. Find out more here.
Celebrate 6 years of Playground with Intensity Part 3
Guys must be smart and girls must be glam as the biggest birthday celebration comes to Playground. With live entertainment, saxophonist, DJ sets and performances from Karen Harding, plus celeb guest list, this is going to be one birthday bash to remember. More info here.
Sunday 17th December
Yard & Coop Christmas Yard Sale, Hanover Street
Yard & Coop invite you to tuck into some finger-licking chicken and pick up some unique gifts for your loved ones at their Yard Sale in association with Red Brick Vintage this Sunday. Food and shopping, what more could you ask for? Details here.
Christmas dinner with a twist at The Club House, Liverpool ONE
Ever fancied experiencing Christmas with a touch of Hamptons style? Get yourself booked in for lunch or dinner at The Club House, Liverpool ONE for a traditional Christmas dinner with a twist. The spiced cranberry glazed Turkey hanging kebabs will knock your socks off! Check out the menu and book here.
BBC Sports Personality of the Year returns to the Echo Arena
Did you know you could be in the Echo Arena audience as Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan announce the winner of this years BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award? Back to present and celebrate the best sporting achievements from the past year alongside Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, who will take home the ultimate UK sporting accolade? Tickets and more info here.
One for the Kids
Stanley Park Christmas Party
How about this for a magical Christmas party? The stunning Isla Gladstone conservatory is teaming up with Square Pegs to host a huge family Christmas Party on Saturday. Expect all the usual fun, storytelling, games, a visit from the big man himself and loads of arts and crafts. Click here to get your tickets.
Boxing Night Disco at Stardust Liverpool
It’s less than two weeks until Boxing Day 2017 and time is running out secure your tickets to the biggest party night of the year. The Stardust Disco at Eden, Shankly Hotel is the place to be to throw it down to the best local and international DJ’s this Dec 26th. Tickets and info here.