MerseyGuide: What’s on in Liverpool for you and the family this week
All the what’s on info for your week ahead.
It’s a brand new year and we’re so luck to have a city bursting with things to see and do right from the off. If you’re enjoying a few more days off with the kids before the daily grind and school run, we’ve got some great activities to check out. From bars and restaurants offering discounts and deals to museums and icy fun on the waterfront here’s what’s on in Liverpool this week.
Here’s what you can get up to this week in Liverpool….
Tuesday 2nd January
Joyful January Eats at HUS
Think you’re too skint to dine out in January? Not with a huge 50% off food at HUS, Tithebarn Street. Grab a table between 5-9pm, Monday to Friday and tuck into pork belly, leg of duck, tonnes of vegan plates and of course, scouse! Menus and booking here.
Liverpool Ice Festival
It’s the last week of the Liverpool Ice Festival so head down to the Pier Head and get your skates on for some wintry fun. We’ve loved the ice bar, ice slide and thrill rides as well as watching the little ones have a ball on the smaller rides and ice rink (before eating their weight in pic n mix!) All the details and ice rink bookings here.
Ginuary Sale at The Club House Liverpool ONE
If you’re swerving Dry January and sailing into 2018 as a certified Gin lover, The Club House at Liverpool ONE has a great deal for you. Available from Sunday to Thursday you can enjoy 2 for 1 on selected gins throughout January. Cheers to that! More info here.
Wednesday 3rd January
Lunch at Tusk
Let the kids enjoy their new scooters, skates and bikes with some fresh air fun before tucking into a hearty lunch at Tusk Baltic at Cain’s Brewery Village this week. This brand new warehouse eatery and bar serves up veggie, vegan and meaty dishes, plus amazing hot chocolates and its dog friendly too! More info here.
Little Stars, Big Planets, World Museum
Looking for free acticities to keep the kids occupied this week? Look no further than our city museums and galleries. We love the Planetarium at the World Museum, William Brown Street for star gazing and hands on exhibits that thrill. Check out Ancient Egypt there too! More info here.
Big Fat Hashtag Quiz of 2017, Bakers Dozen
Prove you’re the biggest know it all in Liverpool and try your hand at the Big Fat Hashtag Quiz of the Year at the Bakers Dozen on Dunningsbridge road. From sport and politics to random fake news and reality stars, there’s a round for everyone. Find out more here.
Thursday 4th January
Quiz & Curry Night, Baltic Fleet Pub
Quiz nights have moved to Thursdays throughout January at this waterfront pub and scouse institution. With a quiz jackpot of at least £50, it’s just £1 to enter and you can tuck into a fit curry and a pint before hand for just £7.95 too! Find out more here.
Destination Albert Dock
Whether you’re out for a leisurely lunch or trying to run the kids ragged, Albert Dock has something for you. Book a date night at Gusto and sip cocktails at Revolucion De Cuba, or burn off some steam at Matel Play! or get crafty at Tate Liverpool and wonder the shops. Check out what’s on here.
Film at FACT
There’s some new films showing at FACT from this week that offers something for every type of movie lover. From family fun at The Greatest Showman featuring Hugh Jackman, to Blade of the Immortal for samurai action lovers and Lego Ninjago at kids club! Listings info here.
Friday 5th January
Pop Pilates, Live Wire Studio
There’s a free taster session of Pop Pilates at the Live Wire Dance Studio, Renshaw Street on Friday. From 12:10 you can get to grips with working on your core with toning and stretching exercises that fit into your lunch break! More info here.
Alder Hey Oncology Fundraiser at Oh Me Oh My
There’s some brilliant prizes up for grabs and a chance to raise much needed funds for Alder Hey’s Oncology Ward this Friday night at Oh Me Oh My hosts a fundraiser with speeches from brave teens who have faced diagnosis and treatment and their families. Buy your ticket here and do something good to start 2018.
Liverpool V Everton FA CUP Bierkeller
If you’ve missed out on tickets to this Friday’s Merseyside clash in the FA Cup, fear not! Head down to Shooters Sports Bar at Bierkeller, Liverpool ONE for all the action on the city’s biggest non-cinema screen with tables service and guaranteed seating. Click here to reserve your spot now.
Saturday 6th January
Brekkie at Lock & Key
If there’s one thing you deserve before heading back to work, its a big brekkie. We love the range of breakfast dishes on offer at Lock & Key Duke Street as well as the stylish décor and lovely staff. Tuck into eggs and avocado with chilli flakes, bagels, muffins and freshly brewed coffee like a boss. More info here.
Love Thy Self Day Retreat at Love Thy Neighbour
Fancy learning how to lead a healthier, happier and unique life? Love Thy Neighbour is staging a day retreat filled with yoga, nutrition, mindfulness and movement at its Bold Street eatery this Saturday. Tickets and info here.
Big Bowie Birthday Ball at EBGBs
Liquidation’s 4th annual big Bowie birthday ball kicks off at 9pm on Saturday and what better way to start your New Year than by raising a glass to the legend Bowie ahead of his 71st birthday? Make up, dress up and get down! More info here.
Sunday 7th January
Family Fitness Sunday, Palm House Sefton Park
There’s a whole afternoon of family fitness fun to be had at the Palm House, Sefton Park this Sunday from 12pm. Try your hand at yoga, dancing, bowling, tennis, meditation and much more as we all have a go at being more healthy in 2018. Click here to find out more.
Sunday Roast at Frederiks, Hope Street
Frederiks of Hope Street offers diners a Sunday Roast as elegant as it’s Georgian Quarter surroundings and what better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than tucking into a dish loaded with flavour. Two courses from £13.50 or three courses for £16.50, every Sunday. Booking is essential, reserve your table here.
Anything Goes Swing Band, Peaky Blinders Bar
Sunday afternoon takes on a bit of 20’s glamour this weekend as the brand new Peaky Blinders Bar welcomes live music from the much loved Anything Goes Swing Band. Head down to Cain’s Brewery Village from 4pm to check it out. More here.