This Week in Liverpool 14th – 20th January 2019
The middle of January can feel like a struggle, but this round up of Liverpool events is sure to keep you smiling til pay day.
If you’re looking for something to smile about this week, how about free markets, wedding fairs and the fact that Sunday is National Cheese Day!? There’s loads of nights out to get stuck into whatever your jam, Motown, indie and even a family silent disco! You can join a choir, get free bevs and pizza slices for a quid and join a footy league that’s purely about losing, all in this weeks what’s on guide.
Here’s the best of what’s on this week in Liverpool 14th-20th January 2019…..
Monday 14th January
Liverpool Rock Choir, Adelphi Hotel
Liverpool’s very own Rock Choir is looking for people who just love to belt out a tune! The choir gathers on Mondays from 7pm at the Adelphi hotel and sessions are open to teens and adults, with no auditions. More info here.
£1 Slices at Crazy Pedro’s, Parr Street
There’s £1 slices on offer at Crazy Pedro’s, Parr Street throughout January. Yep, a quid a slice of freshly baked, lovingly prepared pizza goodness. Apparently they’re the most enjoyment you can get for 100 pence, and we agree! Check out the menu and get yours here.
L8 Laffs: Coming to America, VideOdyssey
The first in a mini season of comedy films from community venture L8 Laffs, VideOydssey on Windsor Road Toxteth hosts a film night showing Eddie Murphy romcom Coming To America. More info and £5 tickets here.
Tuesday 15th January
Man Vs Fat Football, Anfield Sports & Community Centre
Man V Fat Football is a football league only for guys who want to lose weight. Gathering every Tuesday night down at Anfield Sports & Community Centre, this unique league brings together merseyside men to enjoy football, lose weight and get healthier. Find out more and sign up here.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Liverpool Philharmonic
You can watch the second instalment of the Fantastic Beasts adventures at the Liverpool Phil this week. The story delves back into J. K. Rowling’s enchanting Wizarding World™, swapping the hustle and bustle of 1920’s New York for the moody streets of Paris….wait or is that……Liverpool? Tickets here.
50% off Dining at NYL Restaurant & Bar
Get a little January date night booked in and treat your other half to dinner at NYL Restaurant & Bar. The stunning North John Street venue is offering 50% off dishes on the main menu throughout January, including the Chateaubriand and chocolate brownie sundae! Book in advance here.
Wednesday 16th January
Unlimited Chicken Wednesdays Red Dog Saloon, Bold Street
Wednesdays at Red Dog Saloon means one thing and one thing only: FRIED CHICKEN. Crispy and crunchy. Juicy and tender. Unlimited and delicious. Eat as much as you like for £14.95. Menus and booking here.
Ball On Fire, Epstein Theatre
One for the Blue Noses! Experience the life and times of the great Alan Ball, beautifully played out through a dramatization that recounts his early struggles on the road to becoming a professional footballer, at the Epstein Theatre this week. Get your tickets here.
Generation X, OUT Liverpool
The BBC are in town filming a Generation X special with OUT Liverpool on Wednesday night from 8pm. Expect guest speakers, comedy, live performers and a very special version of BINGO! Find out more and get tickets here.
Thursday 17th January
Law Of Attraction Networking, Grand Central
Do you feel like you need a bit of a boost to get you in the right mind set to take on 2019? Well why not head to Grand Central after work on Thursday and take part in the Law of Attraction Networking party? Places are already filling up so click here to find out more and book.
Jac-Off Comedy Roast Battle, Jacaranda Records
There’s a free open mic comedy night at the Jacaranda basement every 3rd Thursday of the month. It kicks off this week at 7:30 with 4 comics taking to the stage plus a couple of hosts get low down and dirty with an epic comedy roast. More info here.
Ravin Fit, Walton Sports & Wellbeing Centre
Our very own DJ Lee Butler is back smashing the new year fitness with Ravin Fit at Walton Sports & Wellbeing Centre on Thursday night from 7pm. There’s now loads of sessions across Merseyside and frankly, its absolutely brilliant fun! Sweat your t*ts off and have a ball getting fit. More info and booking here.
Friday 18th January
Free Bevs at Friday Club, Yard & Coop
Did you know that you can get a free beer or glass of wine at Yard & Coop Hanover Street, on a Friday, just for stopping by? Oh yes, join the Friday Club over on the website and await your vouchers for free bevs! May as well stay and feast on buttermilk chicken while you’re there!
She Drew The Gun, DJ Set, The Merchant
Winner of Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent contest in 2016, Louisa Roach, or She Drew The Gun as we know her, plays a DJ set at The Merchant this Friday night from 9pm. Expect junkyard Scouse and 60’s psychedelia. More info here.
Friday Night Cocktails at Jam
We’re heading to cocktail bar and restaurant Jam on Sir Thomas Street for our Friday night cocktails this week. If you like your spirits mixed with a 2 for £10 offer, then this is the place for you. You can book your table at Jam right now using booking site Quandoo below. It’s never been easier to make a booking!
Jam do an amazing afternoon tea as well and are currently taking Mother’s Day bookings too.
Saturday 19th January
The Liverpool & North West Wedding Show, Exhibition Centre
If you’re getting hitched and planning your big day don’t miss the Liverpool & North West Wedding show at Exhibition Centre Liverpool this weekend. Catwalk shows, exhibition stands, suppliers, cars, cakes, jewellery and plenty of celebratory fizz on offer. Tickets and info here.
More: Click here for our run down of the best Wedding shows, open days and festivals in Liverpool this Winter/Spring season.
Liverpool Health & Wellbeing Festival, Liverpool University
Liverpool Uni has teamed up with local food vendors and health & fitness gurus to bring to you the first Liverpool Health and Wellbeing Festival this Saturday at the Foresight Centre. There will be a variety of free workshops and talks on throughout the two sessions, as well as amazing food, desserts, hot drinks and juices you can buy on the day. More info here.
Motown Party, 24 Kitchen Street
It’s just £2 a ticket to get down to the sounds of 60’s and 70’s classic soul and Motown at 24 Kitchen Street on Saturday night. Last years event was a sell out and we’ve no doubt the Baltic crowd will be in sound voice when they take to the dance floor this time round. Let’s get it on! Tickets and info here.
Liquidation Oasis Special, EBGB’s
Liquidation kicks off 2019 with an Oasis Special, Hello, hello it’s good to be back! All the amazing Oasis bangers will be accompanied by Liquidation’s unrivalled mix of indie, rock & roll and disco courtesy of 2messyDJs. It’s just £3 on the door at EBGB’s and you’ll definitely need your ID. More info here.
Sunday 20th January
Hope Street Makers Market
The third Sunday of the month means only one thing in the Georgian Quarter, the Hope Street Makers Market returns. Take a wander around stalls selling all manner of independent wares, crafts, cake and loads more from 11am until 4pm. More info here.
Sunday Roast at Ma Boyle’s Alehouse & Eatery
We’ll be heading to city centre pub, Ma Boyle’s Alehouse & Eatery for our Sunday roast this week. Served from 12pm until 9pm you can choose the traditional option, or go all our with the Sunday Roast Fondue with the most amazing dipping gravy EVER! Click here for menus and booking.
National Cheese Lovers Day, Grand Central Food Bazaar
Seriously, we’ve never known a city that loves cheese as much as Liverpool and this Sunday Grand Central Food Bazaar has got you covered! There’s 11 different vendors serving up their specialities, loaded with the gooey stuff, live music and a general appreciation for our favourite diary treat. There’s vegan options too! More info here.
One for the Kids
Family Silent Disco, Constellations
There’s a brilliant Family Silent Disco on at Constellations on Sunday from 10am. Grab your headphones and choose from 2 stations, kids classics or adult guilty pleasures, we’re talking Candi Staton or Little Mix, Baby Shark or Stone Roses, and get on the dance floor to bust some moves together. All the details and tickets here.
Inside Liverpool – The City You Think You Know. The Florrie
Ever wanted to know more about the fascinating history of our amazing city? Get down to The Florrie on Thursday nights from 6pm-7pm and discover amazing facts and stories about Liverpool that you’ll love sharing with family and mates. The first session is Thursday 24th January so get booking your spot here, now.