This Week in Liverpool 28th August – 2nd September 2018
There’s no time for Bank Holiday blues with this week’s line up of what’s on in Liverpool.
How good was August Bank Holiday weekend in Liverpool? We didn’t let the weather stop us making the most of the 4 day weekend and now that Tuesday has rolled around again, we’re shrugging off the bank holiday blues this week in Liverpool with even more food, drink, quizzes, club nights, gigs, singalongs and film screenings…..oh and a whole load of puppy love too.
Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool….
Tuesday 28th August
Bake Off at Bean There, Smithdown Road
You know that feeling when you’re watching a cookery show and you’re starving? Well problem solved as Bean There Coffee Shop is screening GBBO with high tea on Tuesday evening. Details here.
The Ultimate Movie & TV Quiz, Handyman Pub
If your head is still banging from an epic bank holiday weekend, try hair of the dog and flexing those brain muscles at the Handyman pub ultimate quiz. Info here.
Pimms & Cider Festival, Yates Queen Sq
As we hurtle towards Autumn 2018, why not raise one last glass to the tropical summer that was? Yates’ Queen Square continues it’s Pimms and Cider Festival til Sunday. Get back on it! Info here.
Wednesday 29th August
The Wyrd, Bombed Out Church
If you’re into mysteries, tarot readings, great food and drink, get yourself down to the Bombed Out Church on Wednesday night and experience The Wyrd. Looks brilliant this. More info here.
Jake Clemons, 02 Academy
Straight outta Virginia Beach, musician and singer Jake Clemons brings his fresh approach to acoustic rock to the 02 Academy on Wednesday night. Ps, he’s bezzie mates with Bruce Springsteen! Click here for tickets.
Modjango Live, Bistro Franc
Bistro Franc is adding to it’s already lively ambiance on Wednesday night with some live music from Modjango. If you’re looking for a perfect date night, great food and wine and entertainment, this might be it! Info here.
Thursday 30th August
Autism Friendly Brunch, The Florist
There’s a fabulous family event taking place on Hardman Street this Thursday as The Florist invites children with autism and their families to enjoy a special lunch in this beautiful venue. All the info here.
You’ll Never Walk Alone, OUTPUT Gallery
This is a rare chance to see the notorious French documentary about Liverpool’s 90s music scene, featuring Echo and the Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch, Pale Fountains, Edgar Jones and more. Info here.
The Friends Quiz, Yard & Coop
The one where everyone’s favourite buttermilk chicken joint puts on a brilliant Friends Quiz and we all eat chicken and drink and throw back to 90’s New York! Reserve your coop here.
Friday 31st August
The Gin & Rum Festival, St George’s Hall
St George’s Hall is hosting the UK’s first ever Gin & Rum Festival this weekend. There’s 60 of each spirit to try out across three sittings and your ticket also gets you a Gin and Rum Bible, bag and copa glass, plus much more. Click here to book now.
Dirty Dancing, Skyline Roof Cinema, HUS
What’s not to like here? Dirty Dancing, on a huge screen, on a roof top, with free popcorn and it’s not only acceptable its expected that you’ll sing and quote along too. Watermelon carrying, optional. Tickets here.
End of Summer Tiki Party, Studio 2 Parr Street
Summer aint over until Studio 2 Parr Street says so and this Friday, it’s going out with a huge Tiki Party. Get your dancing shoes on bust some moves with Mersey Swing and the last of the summer cocktails. Info here.
Saturday 1st September
Fusion Festival, Otterspool
It’s back to take over our otterspool site once again and the Fusion Festival line up is IMMENSE! Who fancies seeing none other than David Guetta, Jess Glynne, Clean Bandit, Disciples, Sigala and MNEK perform live? Get your tickets here.
Speakerboxxx, The Merchant
If you didn’t quite get your fill of the very best 90’s hip hop and rnb over Bank Holiday weekend, fear not, The Merchant is getting low down and dirty with a free entry bash on Saturday. Details here.
The Greatest Show LIVE, Echo Arena
Do you love The Greatest Showman soundtrack, do you know all the words to the songs from Dirty Dancing, Frozen, Dreamgirls, Moulin Rouge, Mamma Mia and more? Then you can’t miss The Greatest Show at the Echo Arena this Saturday night. Warm up those vocal chords, it going to get loud. Tickets here.
Sunday 2nd September
Dachshund Café, Yard & Coop
It’s no secret that we’re big fans of Yard & Coop and its divine buttermilk chicken, it’s also common knowledge that we love dogs here at The Guide Liverpool, so imagine how excited we are about the Dachshund Café on Sunday. Get all the details here.
Fusion Festival, Otterspool
It’s Day 2 of Fusion Festival 2018 and we’ll be queueing up nice and early to see the likes of The Vamps, Louisa Johnson, Years & Years, James Arthur and headline act Shawn Mendes, as they rock our waterfront down at Otterspool. Tickets here.
Sunday Scouse at Ma Egerton’s
Would it be really bad if we shunned our weekly Sunday roast for a massive Yorkshire pudding filled to the brim with the freshest, tastiest scouse around? Course not, get to Ma Egerton’s Stage Door and give them £7 of your money. More info here.
One For the Kids
Autism & Disability Friendly Session, Calderstones Beach
The fabulous Calderstones Beach is hosting another Autism and Disability Friendly family event on Tuesday from 4-7pm. It’s just £7.99 per child and siblings are welcome too. Find out more and plan a fun afternoon out here.
Reminisce Festival 2018
It’s just a fortnight until Reminisce Festival 2018 takes us back to the good old days of ravin’ and misbehaving. Have you seen the new festival site, have you seen the line up? Have you got your tickets? Click here and prepare for the all dayer of your life!
Don’t forget the easiest way to get around our region is by using one of our amazing public transport networks. The Merseyrail Family Ticket is great value and can help you save bucket loads on summer travel, find out more here. Plus Arriva has a whole network of bus routes across Merseyside and it’s never been easier to plan your day out, click here to find out more.