MerseyGuide: What’s on in Liverpool 27th Nov to 3rd Dec 2017
MerseyGuide is back with all the what’s on info you need to plan a great week in and around the city.
Wait a sec, how is it December already? With Christmas parties in full swing and festive foodie treats on offer, there’s never been a better time to get out and enjoy our amazing city. MerseyGuide has your what’s on in Liverpool info for this week…..
Monday 27th November
Shake off the Monday blues with a different type of brekkie, a trip down memory lane and a bit of a pop party at the 02 Academy.
Puffle Waffle-tastic at Albert Dock
Chinese street food might not be your first choice for brekkie but we reckon Puffle Waffle will change your mind. This Hong Kong based treat can be made savoury or sweet and you only have to go to Albert Dock to get one! More here.
Take a trip back to 70’s Liverpool at Waterstones, Liverpool ONE
If you were into clubbing in the 70’s, The Dirty Stop Out’s Guide to 1970’s Liverpool is a must buy book for you. Author Jade Wright is at Waterstones on Monday at 6:30 for a reminisce and book signing. Boss Christmas gift for your mum or dad! More here.
Rock N Roll Bingo at Bierkeller
Brighten up your Monday with a bit of Rock N Roll Bingo madness at Bierkeller, Liverpool ONE. Students get weighed in with great deals on haus steins, pints, shot and jagerbombs too. Check it out here.
Scouting For Girls, O2 Academy
How has it been ten years since Scouting For Girls bowled us over with their debut album? Relive all the greats as they take to the o2 Academy stage this Monday night from 7pm. Some tickets available here.
Tuesday 28th November
Tuesday is packed with big hitters, from drama filled action at the Empire to dining deals on Hanover Street and actual legends at the Echo Arena.
War Horse, Liverpool Empire
It’s the last week of War Horse at the Empire Theatre and if you’ve not been, you’re seriously missing out. This moving tale and breath-taking puppetry has to be seen in the flesh, expect to shed a little tear too. More here.
Wine & Dine Tuesdays at The Hub, Hanover Street
We love a little week night dining deal at The Hub, Hanover Street have lined up a great festive treat for you. How do you fancy a 2 course dinner and a bottle of wine for £19.50 per person? Check out the menu and book here.
Queen & Adam Lambert, Echo Arena
Back to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their biggest selling studio album to date, Queen and Adam Lambert take to the Echo Arena for one night only with a brand new show that is sure to rock you. Last few tickets here.
Wednesday 29th November
What’s on in Liverpool on Wednesday is a real mixed bag this week. From Girl groups to soul clubs and actual hanging around, there’s something for everyone.
Hang about at the Awesome Walls Social
Fancy learning something a new skill, meeting new people and burning off a few calories in a friendly environment? Get down to Awesome Walls for their social night from 7-9:30pm, no need to book! Find out more here.
Grab a slice, no 2 slices, at Crazy Pedro’s
MerseyGuide loves saving you a small fortune, especially when it tastes this good! Crazy Pedro’s is lining up an unbeatable lunchtime deal and we guarantee the pizza toppings will knock you sideways! Find out more here.
Here come the girls! Exhibitchin’ at 24 Kitchen Street
Get down to 24 Kitchen Street for a night of bitchin’ partying, celebrating your favourite women artists and raising cash for an amazing cause all in one night. From The Supremes to Nicki Minaj, there’s a jam for every taste. Ticket here.
Deptford Northern Soul Club, District
Deptford Northern Soul Club have earned a reputation as original party starters, bringing the famous sound of Northern Soul to a new generation and this week its all going on at District! Find out more and get tickets here.
Thursday 30th November
Thursday is packed full of festive food and a one of a kind show down at CIRCO, Seel Street. Hold on to your Santa hats!
It’s a Christmas Wrap at St George’s Hall
We caused a bit of a festive food sensation last week when The Guide Team went for a wander around the Liverpool Christmas Market, follow in our footsteps and get your mitts on a Christmas Dinner Wrap, stuffed full of turkey and all the trimmings. You won’t regret it. Check out our review and find out more here.
Winter Warmers at The Old Stables
Get warmed through and dine in style at the stunning Old Stables Restaurant at Allerton Manor with their early evening dining offer. Between 4-7pm 2 courses is just £12.95 or 3 courses for £16.95. More info here.
Glitz, Glamour and Grit, Xmas Extravaganza, CIRCO
The Alternative Fashion Festival comes to CIRCO this week and if you’re into fashion, burlesque, drag, freak show performances, aerial dancers, Snake meet and greets, Voguing, Fire and Circus skills, click here to get involved.
Friday 1st December
Hope you’ve had your Weetabix, it’s a jam-packed pay day weekend in Liverpool. Who’s up for lights, music and plenty of prosecco?
Lights, Camera, Magic at Albert Dock
If you needed any more reason to take a stroll around the Albert Dock this Christmas, this is it! Returning after a hugely successful year, the Martin Luther King Jnr building will again come to life with a magical light show from 5pm every day throughout December. A Christmas in Liverpool must-see! More info here.
Harry Potter with Live orchestra at Echo Arena
Any die-hard Potter fan will have read the books, seen the films, walked the cobbles of Diagon Alley and mastered your Wingadium Leviosa. But unless you’re a mere muggle you’ve got to experience Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets with a full orchestra at the Echo Arena this Friday. Details here.
Happy Mondays, The Olympia
Manchester’s legendary Happy Mondays have announced a 25 date UK tour and you can catch frontman Shaun Ryder and Bez at The Olympia this Friday night for a Twent Four Hour Party People kinda gig. All the details here.
Proseco-ho-ho at Baltic Market
Baltic Market has extended it’s opening hours throughout December to 6 days per week (closed on Mondays) and continues to offer up a great independent food and drink offering plus market stalls selling Christmas gifts and treats throughout December. Find out more here.
Bierkeller 5th Birthday Bash
This really wouldn’t be a ‘What’s on in Liverpool’ run down without a glitzy birthday bash, would it? Bierkeller at Liverpool ONE is celebrating it’s 5th birthday with a tonne of drinks deals, entertainment, cupcakes and bubbly. More here.
Saturday 2nd December
What’s on in Liverpool on Saturday? A real mash up of events is our reply! Old school music, live music, somewhere to have a mooch and a whole load of anthems.
Winter Arts Market, Liverpool Cathedral
The Winter Arts Market returns to Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday bringing with it more than 200 stalls featuring everything from photography, ceramics and jewellery, to screen-prints, festive decorations, cards, clothing, photography, woodwork, glassware, textiles and handmade beauty products. More info here.
Come ‘Ed Ye Faithful, The Scouse Nativity is on!
What’s Christmas without a bit of scouse comedy? The Royal Court has put its own unique slant on this traditional Christmas story and somehow managed to sneak a shark tail, donkey on wheels and Angela Gabrielle into it!? You can’t miss this! Watch above and click here to get your tickets now.
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, Echo Arena
Having released their much anticipated album ‘Crooked Calypso’ back in the summer, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbot have embarked on a huge UK and Ireland tour, coming to the Echo Arena this Saturday with their distinctive sound. Tickets and info here.
Gorgon City at Underground Liverpool
Another huge music acts comes to the city this weekend in the form of Gorgon City with their Kingdom Tour. Expect three rooms of solid house and techno and one hell of a party. Last release tickets available here.
Black Parade, Noughties Emo Anthems, Arts Club
For those who had a little EMO phase back in the early noughties, relive it at Arts Club Liverpool this Saturday. Expect to hear My Chemical Romance, Panic! At The Disco, Paramore, Saves The Day, Taking Back Sunday, The Used and more. Info here.
Sunday 3rd December
14th Annual Liverpool Santa Dash, City Centre
Back again for it’s 14th festive fun run, the Santa Dash takes over our city streets from 8:30am on Sunday as Liverpool Santa’s come together to break the world record for another year. Road closures, a giant conga line and where to sign up info is all here.
After Dash Bash, The Club House
Why not get your Santa Dash entry and treat yourself to a well earned drink and hog roast at The Lodge, The Club House afterwards at the After Santa Dash Bash event? Just a short stroll from the finish line, runners can enjoy a hog roast, arrival drink and entertainment in this fabulous festive venue. All the info here.
Zoe’s Place Annual Christmas Carol Concert
For a real traditional Christmas evening with the family, why not support Zoe’s Place this Sunday and pop along to the Christmas Carol Concert at St Mary’s Church, West Derby? From 4 until 5:30pm you’re invited to relax and listen to the choir perform and enjoy mince pies and hot drinks with staff and friends. More info here.
Dog Friendly Cinema Club, HUS
MerseyGuide likes to include a little what’s on in Liverpool action for all the family and this week we’ve even got the dog covered too! Take your pooch on over to HUS, Tithebarn Street on Sunday afternoon to catch a flick and indulge in canine treats and free tea and coffee! Listings info here.
One for the Kids
Everyman Rock N Roll Panto, The Little Mermaid
Take a dive under the ocean on Hope Street this Christmas as The Everyman Theatre presents its annual rock n roll Panto, and this year it’s ‘The Little Mermaid’. Unlike any other festive panto, audiences are led on a journey with singing, dancing, live music, entertainment…and a couple of very ‘fishy’ puns thrown in for good measure. Find out more and book your tickets here.
Get your skates on thus December at the Pier Head
What’s on in Liverpool? Only a huge ice festival with something for all the family!
Did you know you can pre-book your Ice Skating, Ice Bar experience and Ice Slide slot at the Liverpool Christmas Ice Festival online and in advance? Why not get your tickets for a festive family fun day out or start your Christmas party with a whirl on the thrill rides followed by an ice cold shot in the ice bar? Find out more and get your tickets here.