This Week in Liverpool 1st – 7th October 2018

Start your October with a week jam-packed with phenomenal events, food and music.

The first week of October may have come around super fast, but we’re geared up and ready for it! The Liverpool Dream, Giant Spectacular takes centre stage this week in Liverpool and ahead of that we’ve got theatre, pub quizzes, music, something for the kids and lots of cheese!

Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool…

Monday 1st October

The Lovely Bones, Everyman Theatre

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You can see the stage premier of the world famous novel and big screen film, The Lovely Bones at the Everyman Theatre this week. Tickets here. 

Quiz Night at Ma Boyle’s Alehouse & Eatery

Quiz night is back at Ma Boyle’s Alehouse & Eatery from 7pm this Monday. Test your cult film knowledge on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia this week. More info here. 

The Baltic Sessions Open Mic, Jacaranda Phase ONE

The Baltic Sessions continues it’s Monday night open mic event at Jacaranda Phase One from 7:30pm. A great chance to shine or to discover your new favourite local artist. Details here. 


Tuesday 2nd October

Cheese Tasting, Lunyalita

How do you fancy tucking into 12 different cheeses paired with three different wines and a cheese inspired cocktail (we’re dying to know what this involves!). Book your spot here. 

Tuesday Night Flight, Craft Tap Room

You can enjoy 3 beers for just £4 on Tuesday night at the Craft Tap Room on Smithdown Road. Tuesday Flight Night is the perfect spot for after work drinks on the cheap! Info here. 

Italian Chic to Cheek, Charlotte Tilbury at Gusto, Royal Albert Dock

There’s an evening of glamour taking place at Gusto, Royal Albert Dock on Tuesday evening. Expect a Charlotte Tilbury masterclass, deli boards and bubbles on arrival. Book your spot here. 


Wednesday 3rd October

By The Waters of Liverpool, Empire Theatre

The UK premier of By The Waters of Liverpool, adapted from acclaimed author Helen Forrester’s orignial book, takes places at the Liverpool Empire this week. Tickets and more info here.  

Kylie, Echo Arena

The original pint-sized Princess of Pop, Kylie Minogue is back in town on Wednesday night to play one night only at the Echo Arena. Be quick and bag the last tickets here. 

Meet Kevin Keegan, Waterstones Liverpool ONE

The legend that is Kevin Keegan is singing copies of his new book ‘My Life in Football: The Autobiography’ at Waterstones Liverpool ONE from 1:30pm. More info here. 


Thursday 4th October

Liverpool’s Dream, Giant Spectacular, St George’s Hall

LE MUR DE PLANCK: photo by Pascal Victor/ArtComArt

Kick start the phenomenal Liverpool Giant weekend with a visit to see the Little Boy Giant at St George’s Hall as he catches 40 winks ahead of a four day long event. There’s live music from 7pm and fancy dress is encouraged. Details here. 

Hip Hop Fancy Dress Party with The Allergies, Brick Street

Bristol’s B-boys The Allergies and Ugly Duckling’s Andy Cooper will bring their infectious hip-hop and rare groove to Brick Street on Thursday from 7pm. Dress up and get down. Tickets here. 

Baywatch Party, Heaven Liverpool

Victoria St is set to be full of Freshers in bikinis on Thursday as Heaven hosts a Baywatch Party. Free entry before midnight, cheap drinks and tonnes of inflatables! Info here.


Friday 5th October

Giant Spectacular, Liverpool & Wirral

Our Giant friends take to the streets of Liverpool and Wirral on Friday. Click here to check out the official route info, road closures and travel info and see the Little Boy, Giant Man and Xolo the Dog in their final visit.

Infernal Din, Camp & Furnace

Are you ready for a Japanese-style game show that involves a whole load of Extreme Karaoke madness at Camp & Furnace? Dylan Evans hosts this launch event on Friday night, it’s gonna get loud! Info here. 

Yard Closing Weekender, Baltic Triangle

YARD is planning an epic weekender to finish off a brilliant summer in the city this weekend with a stellar line up of DJ’s. Expect No Fakin & Schamme, Michael Williams & Pooky, D Fresh & Fitz and more. Free entry, details here.


Saturday 6th October

Giant Spectacular, Liverpool

LE MUR DE PLANCK: photo by Pascal Victor/ArtComArt

The Giant Spectacle steps up a gear on Saturday as our larger than life visitors set off on their separate paths around the city streets and waterfront. Click here for the best vantage points to see the Liverpool Dream.

Gold Digger East Coast V West Coast, Camp & Furnace

There’s a coast to coast musical battle going on at Camp & Furnace on Saturday as Gold Digger returns to pit the best 90’s and 00’s hip hop and rap artists against each other. Tickets here.

Freshers Full Moon Party, 02 Academy

Freshers we salute you! Still partying hard despite the fact Fresher’s week was last month! Get yourselves over to the 02 Academy on Saturday as Tom Zanetti takes to the decks for the Full Moon Party. Tickets here. 


Sunday 7th October

Giant Spectacular, A Farewell Finale

This is it. Its officially the last day that the Royal De Luxe Giants will ever roam the streets. The Giant Man, Little Boy and Xolo the dog will join up and head to Canning Dock for the Finale show. Click here for all the times and info. 

The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long Cinema, Hangar 34

Hangar 34 plays host to 2 showings of The Greatest Showman on Sunday as the Sing-A-Long Cinema returns to the Baltic. Tickets are £7.50 and are available here.

Sunday Lunch on the Waterfront, Cargo

Cypriot roasties come as standard on your Sunday roast at Cargo restaurant at Princes Parade. It’s just £15.95 for two courses and the stunning views over the Rover Mersey are chucked in for free! Book your table here. 


One for the Kids

Last Chance to take on Adventure Dock

Adventure Dock will be wrapping up its first season at Kings Dock on 28th October so don’t miss your chance to make a splash. Why wait for half term, book in now and let the kids burn off some steam at the weekend. Book on here. 


Get Booking

The Coral, Uni of Liverpool Guild

Liverpool Uni Guild plays host to The Coral on 12th October. Showcasing their new album ‘Through the Dawn’, tickets are sure to sell out for this one. Get yours plus a signed copy of the cd here.


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