This Week in Liverpool 18th – 24th February 2019
Music and markets dominate this week in Liverpool.
We’re knee deep in February, the kids are off on half term and we’re already in need of a temporary escape, luckily this week in Liverpool is chocker. From footy to film nights, bottomless prosecco to Pokémon quizzes and a whole night dedicated to Tina Turner, you could say this handy list is simply the best!
Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool 18th – 24th February 2019……
Monday 18th February
Peter Andre 25 Years, Liverpool Empire Theatre
We’re kicking off our week with an audience with the loveable Peter Andre as he celebrates 25 years in the business. His show, at Liverpool Empire gives an insight into his life in the spotlight since claiming the number one spot with Mysterious Girl back in the 90’s. Last few tickets here.
Celebrating Yoko Ono’s Birthday, Museum of Liverpool
Check out the Double Fantasy exhibition at Museum of Liverpool on Monday and curator Karen O’Rourke for a free talk about the life, art and work of the extraordinary Yoko Ono on her 86th Birthday. More on the celebrations here.
Pokémon Pub Quiz, Ma Boyle’s Alehouse
Ma Boyle’s Monday Night quiz takes on a brand new theme this week and if you’re into Pokémon (originals) and know your Pikachu from your Squirtle and Eevee, you could win the £80 jackpot. Pack your bag we’re off to Viridian City! Info here.
Tuesday 19th February
Caroline’s Kitchen, Everyman Theatre
Caroline Mortimer is the nation’s favourite TV cook, but when the camera turns off the truth comes out and there’s more to spill than the wine! Caroline’s Kitchen runs from 19th – 23rd February at the Everyman Theatre. Tickets here.
Liverpool V Bayern Munich, CIRCO
The reds take on Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League from 8pm on Tuesday. CIRCO is showing the game on the big screen and you get a free hot dog with every pint! Info here.
What’s Love Got To Do With It, Liverpool Empire
The ultimate tribute to the legs, the voice the legend that is Tina Turner comes to the Liverpool Empire for one night only on Tuesday. Expect to hear all her greatest hits including Private Dancer, What’s Love Got To Do With It?, Proud Mary, River Deep, Nutbush City Limits, Simply The Best and more. Tickets here.
Wednesday 20th February
Remembering Anthony: Standing Up Against Hate Crime, Baltic Market
Liverpool musicians are coming together to celebrate what would have been Anthony Walker’s 32nd Birthday on Wednesday with a live showcase at the Baltic Market. Acts include Pete Wylie, Wavertree Gospel Choir, DJ2Kind, Blue Saint and more. Doors open at 5pm. Tickets and info here.
Paul Smith, Work In Progress, Hot Water Comedy Club
Fancy getting a sneaky look at how a comedy show comes together? Head to Hot Water Comedy Club this Wednesday to see Paul Smith craft his ‘Work In Progress’ show from 6pm. Tickets here.
Basement Series, Down in the Disco, EBGB’s
Elation will be taking over the EBGB’s basement as part one of their basement series with disco anthems all night. Expect a tunnel transformation with disco decor, inflatables, freebies as well as full lighting production! Info here.
Thursday 21st February
Brian Cox Universal, M&S Bank Arena
Professor Brian Cox returns to Liverpool and the M&S Bank Arena on Thursday to talk all things Universe. Whether an avid science reader or a total novice, Professor Cox makes challenging ideas accessible to everyone, exploring the vast, possibly infinite universe. Tickets here.
City of Light, City of Sanctuary, Sefton Park Lane & Palm House
From 21st – 24th Feb, the Boating Lake at Sefton Park, Liverpool will host a spectacular floating city of lanterns. Created with massive community engagement, the city lights will flicker on as it comes to life with an epic soundscape of original music, real-life stories and poetry. Find out more here.
Lost Boys Film Night, British Music Experience
The British Music Experience is showing 80’s hybrid teen horror flick, Lost Boys on the big screen on Thursday night from 6:30pm. Tickets are £7 and the Star Café will be open for cold beers, wine and snacks too. Tickets and info here.
Friday 22nd February
Glitterball Disco, Dockside Dining Club
Dabbers at the ready! Ambassador of Ru Pauls Drag Race UK, The Vivienne hosts a night of delight, bingo and fantastic prizes at Dockside Dining Club, Mann Island. Plus music from the fabulous DJ Mark Armstrong all night. Doors open at 7pm, Bingo from 8pm and tickets here.
Cream Classical, Liverpool Cathedral
Cream Classical is back this week for what promises to be another sell out weekend of shows. Now a regular fixture at the iconic Liverpool Cathedral, the Classical shows have the crowds bouncing and if you’ve not managed to get a ticket, head this way for info about their Sefton Park performance this summer.
ASBO Cinema: Mamma Mia 2, Camp & Furnace
The Liverpool crowd went wild for the first instalment and now Camp & Furnace is hosting round two! Mamma Mia 2 hits the ASBO Cinema screen on Friday from 7pm and there’s still some tickets available. It’s going to get loud and probably a bit messy! Tickets here.
Saturday 23rd February
Wedding Open Day, Hinterlands
If you said yes to a diamond on Valentine’s Day last week, why not take a little wander down to Hinterlands at the Baltic and check out all this unconventional, unique wedding space and let your imagination run wild. More info here.
I Miss The Old Kanye Party, The Merchant
Fancy taking a trip down hip-hop lane this weekend? The Merchant is hosting a night dedicated to Art heads and lovers of culture and GOOD music from 10pm on Saturday. Expect all the Yeezy bangers from back before all this mess started. Tickets here.
Tainted Love, back to the 80’s with Martin Kemp
Spandau Ballet and EastEnders finest, Martin Kemp takes to the decks at Tainted Love at Camp & Furnace on Saturday from 8pm. Double Denim at the ready we’re expecting a full on nostalgia train to the electronic era! Tickets and info here.
Sunday 24th February
Albert Dock Makers Market
Sunday sees the return of the Royal Albert Dock Makers Market. From 11am til 4pm you can browse stalls from local makers, bakers and creators plus there’s music and street food to sample too. More info here.
Baltic Triangle Farmers Market
You’re encouraged to wear elasticated pants if you’re heading to the Baltic Triangle Farmers Market from 11am til 3pm on Sunday. With Fresh bagels, cheese, bread, local honey, dog treats, pies and so much more on offer, it’s probably good advice. More info here.
Feast & Fizz Sundays, The Florist
Sundays just got fabulous thanks to this fab dining offer from The Florist, Hardman Street. Choose from the delicious two or three course Sunday roast menu and add bottomless Prosecco, Bloody Mary’s or Tribal Ale for just £10. Booking is essential. Find out more here.
If you’re out and about this week, making the most of half term, commuting and family travel with Merseyrail is cheaper than you think. Check out the ticket prices and journey planner here.