This Week in Liverpool 3rd-9th December 2018

This is your weekly guide to the best gigs, events, food and more.

This week in Liverpool we’re lining up a host of tasty, festive treats, plus some amazing gigs, concerts and film nights too. With a treat for dogs down the Baltic and hilarious comedy at the Empire, we’ve got something for everyone.

Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool 3rd-9th December 2018

Monday 3rd December

Blac Rabbit Live, The Beatles Story

The incredible Blac Rabbit will be swapping the New York subway for The Beatles Story on Monday evening for a one-off gig. Paying homage to their favourite band in their home city, Blac Rabbit has gained fans both sides of the Atlantic and can’t wait to perform in the Fab Four’s beloved home city. Tickets and info here. 

Bob Ross Party, Craft Taproom

If you love to doodle and if you love the legend that is Bob Ross even more, don’t miss this social at Craft Taproom on Smithdown from 8pm. There’s paints, canvasses, brushes and Bob Ross on the big screen! If Deadpool says he’s cool, he’s cool. Click here for more. 

Monday Movie Night, Jacaranda Phase One

Anyone fancy watching Die Hard at one of the city’s newest and most exciting bars? Jacaranda Records, Phase One if offering Die Hard on the big screen, free popcorn, gallons of mulled wine and dozens of mince pies on Monday night from 8pm. Info here. 


Tuesday 4th December

Kevin Bridges, Liverpool Empire

Scottish comedian, Kevin Bridges is bringing his UK tour to the Liverpool Empire on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Winner of Ticketmasters’ fan-voted ‘Ticket of the Year’, these shows will sell out. Get your tickets here. 

Festive Afternoon Tea, Hard Days Night Hotel

Available from 12pm-5pm every day, throughout December, the Festive Afternoon Tea at Hard Days Night Hotel is a winter treat we should all indulge in. Choose from
Festive Afternoon Tea £19.95 or Prosecco or Mulled Wine £23.95. Book here. 

Claire Richards Live, St George’s Hall

Former Steps band member, Claire Richards is going solo and she’s coming to Liverpool on Tuesday. Get your tickets to see Claire perform ‘ My Wildest Dreams’ debut solo tour live at the stunning St George’s Hall from 7pm. Tickets and info here. 


Wednesday 5th December

Home Alone ASBO Cinema, Camp & Furnace

There was no way Camp & Furnace were hosting quiet, unassuming little movie nights this December and on Wednesday you can watch classic, Home Alone on the big screen. ASBO Cinema brings a whole host of Christmas chaos, popcorn, cocktails and more. Click here to book.

Jeff Wayne’s War Of The World, Echo Arena

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, War of the Worlds, complete with 3D holographic projection of Liam Neeson, comes to the Echo Arena on Wednesday night. Conducted by Jeff Wayne, this is an incredible show of music, light and magic. Tickets here. 

Peaky Blinders Quiz Night

Get your thinking cap on and head down to Peaky Blinders Bar at the Baltic on Wednesday night for the weekly quiz. Hosted by Adam Lewis, you could walk away with £100 cash prize and £100 bar tab if you’re on the winning team. More info here. 


Thursday 6th December

End of Term 90’s Rave, Constellations

Get up in the loft and find your best bucket hats, Kappa popper kecks and La Coq Sportif shelly tops because Constellations is hosting a mega 90’s rave. Bursting with acid house, trance, techno, garage and more, this will sell out. Tickets here. 

Creed II Screening, Everton in the Community

Everton in the Community is hosting a special screening of Creed II on Thursday night in support of its mental health campaign, ‘The People’s Place’. The event will take place at the new Cineworld in Speke from 8pm and tickets are just £10. More info here. 

Razorlight, The 02 Academy

If you’re a Razolight fan, there’s only one gig to see this week! Back with four brand new singles, the band is set to release their first album in 10 years, ‘Olympus Sleeping’ and brings their tour to the 02 Academy on Thursday night. Tickets here. 


Friday 7th December

The Royal Liver Building Winter Gift Fayre

If you’re only just starting your Christmas shopping or looking for a unique gift for your loved one, head to the Royal Liver Building Winter Gift Fayre on Friday from 12:30-4:30pm and support local businesses this Christmas. More info here. 

Hit & Run Comedy Night, Sefton Park Palm House

Michael Wilkinson, Ruth Cockburn and Brendan Riley complete your Friday night line up of hilarious comedy at the beautiful Palm House, Sefton Park from 7:30pm. Tickets are just £11 and this will make for a fab alternative Christmas night out. Tickets here. 

Stepback 90’s Concert, Echo Arena

If you’re a 90’s kid, this gig is an absolute must! The 90’s Stepback Concert brings back all your favourite pop acts and puts them all into one amazing show at the Echo Arena on Friday night. We’re talking Peter Andre, B*Witched, 5ive and so many more. Some tickets left here. 


Saturday 8th December

Big Men in Town, A Tribute to Frankie Valli

Grand Central Hall, Renshaw Street is hosting two tribute concerts this Saturday and this one is for those who loved the 60’s! You can relive the greatest hits of 1960’s America as Big Men In Town perform a thrilling tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at Grand Central on Saturday 8th December 2018. Get your tickets here. 

Dig Deep Christmas All Nighter, Underground

Ready to start Christmas as you mean to go on? Underground Liverpool is hosting a massive all nighter from 9pm on Saturday night with a huge line up of DJ’s and a special guest being announced on the night. Get your Weetbix down you and have it large. Tickets here. 


Sunday 9th December

Santa Paws, Baltic Market

Prepare for a cute-fest! Baltic Market’s annual celebration of Christmas puppers returns this Sunday where you and your pooch can meet Santa Paws. There’s lots of stalls, dog treats, vintage fashion and more. Info here. 

Xmas Brunch by Bongo’s Bingo, Camp & Furnace

Fancy the Christmas food gathering of your dreams this weekend? Head to Bongo’s Bingo Festive Brunch and indulge, free fizz from midday til 1pm, a proper good spread from Burger Joe and all the usual chaos from Johnny and the girls. Some tickets here. 

Royal Albert Dock Makers Market

The second to last Makers Market of the year takes place on Sunday 9th December at Royal Albert Dock and we can’t think of a more picturesque, Christmassy destination for a weekend wander. Head down for a mooch and pick up some fab homewear, gifts and more, from 11am – 4pm. More here. 


Get Booking

Boxing & Beats, Fusion Nightclub

Ge your tickets now for Boxing & Beats at Fusion nightclub on Saturday 15th December as DJ Lee Butler gets into the ring to raise awareness and funds for the #NoMoreKnives campaign. Alongside 3 x 2 matches in the ring there’s a full support card and a Club Classics after party. Tickets and more info here. 


One for the Kids

Glory Days: A tribute to Little Mix, Grand Central Hall

On Saturday 8th December 2018 at 12pm you can see and hear girl band, Glory Days perform all your favourite Little Mix greatest hits such as Shout Out To My Ex, Power, Wings, Move, Black Magic and, many more. This is the perfect pre-Christmas treat for any Little Mix fan, get your tickets here.


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