This Week in Liverpool 26th November – 2nd December 2018

Seriously, where did the year go? It’s officially December and we’ve got a huge line up of events for you to start the new month in style.

This week in Liverpool is chocker-block with events. Christmas parties have begun, we’ve got a massive injection of comedy, film and drinks deals plus a brand new winter attraction for the kids and lashing of prosecco-ho-ho.

Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool 26th November – 2nd December 2018…

Monday 26th November

The Scouse Cinderella, Royal Court Theatre

Let the merriment commence in Liverpool as The Scouse Cinderella offers hilarious panto laughs, just for adults! Get your tickets and prepare to roar! Book here. 

Take on Blackbeard at Escape Hunt, Royal Albert Dock

Brand new attraction, Escape Hunt has just opened its doors at Royal Albert Dock and you could be the first to take on Blackbeard in this multi-player game of wit! Book here. 

Tuesday 27th November

Love Actually in Concert, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

When it comes to winter rom coms, it doesn’t get better than Love Actually, and this Tuesday night you can see this winter classic in concert at The Phil. Some tix here. 

Calendar Girls The Musical, Liverpool Empire

We cannot wait to see the all-star cast of Calendar Girls The Musical warm the hearts of the scouse crowds at the Liverpool Empire this week. Wait until you hear the songs!! Book here. 

Winter Warmer Bar launch, Baltic Market

Christmas has arrived at Baltic Market in the form of a dedicated Winter Warmer Bar! Expect berry and basil margarita, winter mai tai and cherry scotch sour to name a few. More here.

Wednesday 28th November

Champions League PSG V LFC, Tribeca, Smithdown

Book a place in front of the big screen at Tribeca Smithdown on Wednesday night for all the PSG V LFC action. Amazing pizza, beers and footy, Wednesday night sorted! Info here. 

Sub Blue Live, 24 Kitchen Street

We cant wait to see 21-year old Scouser, Sub Blue headline his first show at 24 Kitchen Street on Wednesday night with support from Neil Noa and Kyami. Tickets here.

Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert

Call yourself a Star Wars fan? Not until you’ve seen A New Hope in Concert live at the Echo Arena! This is a perfect pre-Christmas gift for all fans of the 40 year intergalactic saga. Tickets here. 

Thursday 29th November

Oh Me Oh My Festive Afternoon Tea

Who said winter dining was all turkey and stuffing? Head to Oh Me Oh My and enjoy a festive afternoon tea laden with sweet treats including  salted caramel & eggnog eclairs! Book your spot here. 

Ravin Fit with Lee Butler, Isla Gladstone Conservatory

Our Lindzi loves it, Radio City Breakfasts Leanne raved and misbehaved and now EFC’s Jordan Pickford is getting in on the act too! Raving Fit comes to the Isla Gladstone this week. Be there! Book here.

The Amorette’s, The Arts Club

If you’re into proper hard rock, get yourself down to The Arts Club on Thursday night to catch Scotlands, The Amorettes perform live as part of their Born to Break UK Tour. Tickets here. 

Friday 30th November

Homeless in aid of The Whitechapel Centre, WAV

Some of the biggest and most renowned promoters and Dj’s have come together to to bring you a huge under ground all nightery at the amazing WAVin aid of the Liverpool homeless charity The Whitechapel Centre. Check it out here. 

The Courteeners, Echo Arena

What an incredible year The Courteeners have had! Reading, Leeds, headlining Neighbourhood and Truck Festival and now the Echo Arena! Make St Jude your Friday night soundtrack and get your tickets here.  

Fiver November, The Jacaranda

Novembers edition of FIVER at The Jacaranda is an absolute winner. Grab your £5 ticket and see the likes of Idle Hours, Sam Lyon and Three From Above perform live. More info here.

Hustle is 6, Camp & Furnace

Hustle brings together its favourite DJs for a night of straight up real deal Disco & House classics on Friday to celebrate its 6th birthday! Expect full set production, mirror balls, confetti. glitter and all that Birthday bash good stuff!! Tickets here. 

Saturday 1st December

Winter Arts Market, Liverpool Cathedral

If you’re looking for unique Christmas gifts or to treat yourself this Christmas, head to Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday 1st December and check out the fabulous Winter Arts Market! All the details here. 

Prosecco & Fizz Festival, St George’s Hall

Prosecco and fizz in one of the city’s finest buildings anyone? Head to St George’s Hall on Saturday to raise a toast to all things bubbly as the Prosecco and Fizz Festival brings two sittings and fizz, food and more. Tickets here. 

Ride On Time, Lee Butler’s History Lesson

Garlands hosts the launch of Lee Butler’s History Lesson – Ride on Time on Saturday night from 9pm. Lee takes you on a 5 hour tour through his favourite ever Liverpool nightspots…music from the 051, The Buzz, The State, The Quadrant Park, Paradox, Coconut Grove and many more! Tickets here. 

Laughterhouse Live, Liverpool Phil

Have you seen the line up of comedy giants heading to Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Saturday night!? Johnny Vegas, Lost Voice Guy, Lee Nelson, Luisa Omielan, Tom Wrigglesworth, Matt Reed and Chris Cairns will take to the stage for a night of raucous comedy. Tickets here. 

Sunday 2nd December

15th Annual Santa Dash

You can register up until 12pm on Saturday 1st December at St Johns Shopping Centre to take part in the 15th annual Santa Dash on Sunday morning. There’s a new route and still some blue suits left too!! Register online here. 

Santa’s Little Yelpers, Tusk Baltic

Merry Christmas Pooches! Tusk Baltic invites you and your hooman to enjoy this doggy party featuring treats, activities and lots of four legged fun. Find out more here. 

Baltic Market Christmas Gift Market

Just around the corner from Tusk, you can check out the Baltic Market Christmas Gift Market and pick up a special gift for the top scouser in your life. The winter bar is now opn too so grab a spiced cocktail while your mooch. More here. 

Sunday Social, Carlisi Dale Street

Chase away the Monday dread with Sunday Socials at Carlisi, Dale Street. Two for £10 cocktails, boss DJ’s and Italian themed nibbles are free all night! Winner. Details here. 


One for the Kids

Enchanted Knowsley Safari

Enchanted Knowsley Safari is now open! This walk-through dazzling light display features animal sculptures, toast your own marshmallows, entertainers, food, drink and thousands of twinkly lights. There’s also fairground rides and a chance to see Santa in his grotto too. All the info here.


Get Booking

Luna Cinema, St George’s Hall

All your favourite, classic Christmas films get a big screen showing this December as The Luna Cinema comes to the stunning St George’s Hall. Book your tickets to see the likes of The Holiday, Elf, Die Hard, Miracle on 34th Street, Love Actually and more from 19th-23rd December. All the info here.


Getting to the Christmas festivities is more affordable than you think with Merseyrail. Wherever you’re going this festive season, Merseyrail have 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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