This Week in Liverpool 10th-16th December 2018

Forget the Christmas shopping, treat yourself to this weeks best events, foodie offers and family experiences.

This week in Liverpool we’ve got something for everyone. Christmas drinks, 80’s parties, garland making, sing along with Santa, Dachshund socials, ugly jumper soirees and so much more. Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool……

Monday 10th December

Afternoon Tea & Garland Making, Palm House

How’s this for a festive treat? Afternoon tea and garland making in one of the city’s most beautiful buildings! Sessions are at 10am and 1pm. Booking here. 

Tina Malone’s Monday Night Quiz, Ma Egerton’s

The former Brookie, Shameless and CBB star, Tina Malone hosts her Monday night quiz at Ma Egerton’s from 8pm with a £50 cash prize on offer. Details here. 

Xmas Movie Club, The Jacaranda

£3 on the door to see one of the best films ever made! Yes, The Jacaranda! We’ll be there with jingle bells on, and you should be too! More details here.


Tuesday 11th December

Ped’s in Blankets, Crazy Pedro’s

Look at that masterpiece! That is the December special from Crazy Pedro’s Part Time Pizza Parlour, Parr Street. (Try saying that after a mulled wine). Ped’s in Blankets is loaded with pigs in blankets, turkey crisps, cranberry ketchup, and Grinch mustard. Menus and more here. 

A Christmas Carol, Playhouse Theatre

Prepare to meet the ghosts of Christmas past, present and futuristic as Spymonkey’s A Christmas Carol turns this traditional story, completely on its head at Playhouse Liverpool. 40 characters are played by just 4 actors, with on stage transformations, mad costumes and adult humour. Suitable for over 12’s. Tickets here. 

Tuesday Tapas offer at Cosy Club, Liverpool ONE

Tuesday is tasty tapas day at Cosy Club Liverpool and you can tuck into 3 delicious tapas with a glass of wine for just £13.95. Cocktails are 2 for £9.95 between 4pm and 8pm too. Find out more here. 


Wednesday 12th December

Macca’s Ultimate Homecoming Party, Peaky Blinders Bar

Unsurprisingly Macca’s Echo Arena gig sold out AGES ago but you can still dedicate the day to your favourite Beatle as Peaky Blinders throws an all dayer dedicated to the man himself. More info here. 

Carols in the Concert Rooms, St George’s Hall

This is your mid-week Christmas kick and it’s a belter. The stunning Concert Rooms at St George’s Hall will come alive to the sound of traditional carols on Wednesday night and you’re invited to take a seat and enjoy. Tickets here. 

ASBO Cinema, Love Actually

Camp & Furnace is showing one of our fave films ever, Love Actually, like never before as ASBO Cinema experience invites you to misbehave at the movies! Some tix left here.


Thursday 13th December

Bill Ryder-Jones, Grand Central Hall

There’s a brilliant night of live music on offer at Grand Central Hall, Renshaw St. The one and only Bill Ryder Jones is joined by Liela Moss and Gintis in this brilliant venue. Info here.

Student Ugly Sweater Party, OMG Liverpool

If you’re a student, in Liverpool and you own a horrendous jumper, get yourself down to OMG on Thursday night to be in with a chance of winning £100. Details here. 

Scouse Pop at the British Music Experience

If you’re into OMD, China Crisis, Echo and the Bunnymen, Black and Frankie Goes to Hollywood and general Scouse Pop, don’t miss your chance to hear author Paul Skillen talk about his new book at the British Music Experience. Tickets here. 

The Yellow Sub Grand Opening, Brewery Village

BRAND NEW BAR ALERT! The Yellow Sub 60’s bar is the newest addition to the Brewery Village at the Baltic and it throws open its doors on Thursday from 5pm. More info here.


Friday 14th December

Beat It for The British Heart Foundation, CIRCO

Such a great Christmas night out idea this! Beat It at Circo features an amazing line up of local DJ’s including Lee Butler and Ian Longo and the money raised goes to the British Heart Foundation. Winner. Info here. 

Elf Weekender, Pop World

Friday marks the beginning of the Elf Weekender at Pop World, Wood Street, so if you’re into cheesy pop, drinks deals and snogging under the mistletoe, this is the venue for you. Details here. 

Festive BBQ, The Peacock

The usual Peacock Friday night BBQ gets a festive make over this week and the menu looks fit. Chicken and stuffing pizza, tater tots, sliders and plenty of hot gin to wash it down. Info here. 


Saturday 15th December

Now That’s What I Call Christmas, Feat LMA Choir, Camp & Furnace

For our second trip to C&F this week, we’re going full festive throttle with Now That’s What I Call Christmas with a live performance from the LMA Choir. Expect mulled wine and cider, naughty and nice hot chocolate and wall to wall xmas bangers. Tickets here. 

Bottomless Christmas Dinner, Baltic Social

The first Bottomless Christmas Dinner at Baltic Social sold out in like seconds, so they’re throwing another one this Saturday! There’s prawn cocktail and pate starters, the ultimate festive turkey feast, as many pigs in blankets as you can possibly eat and an endless supply of prosecco and beer for your 2 hour sitting! Book here right now. 

Horse Meat Disco, 24 Kitchen Street

There’s a festive throw down going on at 24 Kitchen Street this weekend with support from Sonic Yootha DJ’s. Tickets start from £10 and are available here.

Return of the Christmas 80’s, The Workshop, Crosby

They’re breaking out the foil deccies and putting plenty of 80’s pop on the decks at The Workshop, Crosby as their 80’s party night returns. Tables are booking up quickly, get yours here. 


Sunday 16th December

Albert Dock Christmas Makers Market

If you missed last week’s Royal Albert Dock Markers Market, fear not, it’s back again on Sunday from 11 with lots of stalls to browse. Selling everything from food, drink, home wear and beautiful, unique gifts, this is a fab place to finish your Christmas shopping! Details here. 

More: Check out the brand new Albert Dock store, Roly’s Fudge Pantry here. 

One World Football Pop Up Giveaway, Chavasse Park

Get your hands on a limited edition football at Chavasse Park on Sunday as the One World Football Pop Up giveaway brings a 90 minute kick about to mark the centenary of WW2 through football. Simply keep the ball moving for 30 seconds and you can take one away. Kicks off at 12. More info here. 

Christmas Dachshund Cafe, Yard & Coop

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Hiiiii doggo! If you have a lil sausage dog of your own, or a pug of Frenchie, get down to Yard & Coop, Hanover Street on Sunday from 9am to treat them to a day dedicated to their little legs and puppy dog eyes. Details here. 

Sunday the Jazzophonists Way, Frederiks

Sundays are all about chill and what better way to get the Pre-Christmas party started than with an evening of swiiiing at Frederiks! The Jazzophonists will be performing live from 8pm, so grab a table, order a gin and get ready to toast the weekend. Info here. 


One For The Kids

Santa on the Keys, Liverpool ONE

Treat the kids to an after school or weekend sing song every Friday (4pm-6pm), Saturday and Sunday between 2pm and 4pm at Liverpool ONE as Santa and the beautiful Mrs Claus take to the piano at The Galleria (outside the ODEON). Download your songbook here. 


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Liverpool International Horse Show, Echo Arena

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Treat yourself and your family to a day of thrilling live entertainment at the Echo Arena as the Liverpool International Horse Show offers four days of fun this New Year. From Friday 28th – Monday 31st December, you can see the finest horses, riders and shopping stalls under one roof, with live music and more. There’s also VIP packages available. Find out more here. 

More: Here’s 25 ways to spend your NYE in Liverpool.


Getting to the Christmas festivities is more affordable than you think with Merseyrail. Wherever you’re going this festive season, Merseyrail has got the ticket to get you there.

Travel together and get a family ticket for up to 5 for just £11, a return ticket from just £2.05, or make as many journeys as you like throughout the day with a Day Saver on the Merseyrail Network for just £5.20*only excluding peak hours 06.31 – 09.29 Monday – Friday.


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