This Week in Liverpool 4th – 10th February 2019
February gets into full swing with Chinese New Year, birthday bashes and loads of amazing food this week in Liverpool.
Happy Chinese New Year Liverpool! We’ve got every intention of celebrating the Year of the Pig with so many tasty food offerings this week. It’s also World Nutella Day (is that really a thing?), Roxy Ballroom turns 3, Flanagan’s Apple makes a welcome return, there’s music from White Lies, Dog Socials, Friends Quizzes and club nights too.
This is what’s on this week in Liverpool 4th – 10th February 2019….
Monday 4th February
Monday Breakfast Boost, Muster Custom Coffee
Get yourself along to Muster Custom Coffee on Argyle Street (just across from John Lewis) and start your week with a big plate of fresh bacon, fluffy pancakes and plenty of syrup, or something healthy! You wont regret it! Menus and more here.
The One With The Friends Quiz, Ma Boyle’s Alehouse
Calling all Friends fans, this is the Monday night quiz for you. Do you know your Mikes from your Davids, your Marcels from your Monas and how many times Ross got married? Get to Ma Boyle’s from 7pm. Info here.
Yellow Breck Road, Royal Court Theatre
From the writer of The Miracle of Great Homer Street, Gerry Linford, the Royal Court welcomes brand new comedy, Yellow Breck Road which follows the story of Dot and her family the Potters from Anfield. Desperate to fly the nest, will Dot remember there’s no place like home? Tickets here.
Tuesday 5th February
World Nutella Day – Barley & Beans
Get yourself to Barley & Beans, Hatton Garden and raise an ice-cold vanilla bean and Nutella frappe, a loaded hot chocolate or basically anything gooey to World Nutella Day, possibly the best made up day of the year. Menus and more here.
LOST Goes to Church, Grand Central Hall
Think you know LOST? Think again. One of the city’s finest club nights checks into a brand new, hidden gem of a space for a club night like never before. Tickets and more info here.
Wednesday 6th February
Learn Italian….Before Work! Chataway at Carlisi, Dale Street
Did you know you can learn Italian before work at Carlisi, Dale Street with Chataway? Sessions begin at 8am and it’s just £10 PAYG to learn how to speak confidently and be understood. Find out more here.
Interviews With Couples That Kill, Hangar 34
If you’re fascinated by the investigative shows on Netflix, this live talk with crime, forensic and behavioural specialists is for you. This next one takes place at Hangar 34 from 7pm and looks at the likes of Fred & Rose West. Tickets here.
Free Wing Wednesdays at Yard & Coop
Yep you read that right. Head down to Yard & Coop on Hanover Street to get your free portion of buttermilk chicken wings and dipping sauce with any main meal. More info here.
Thursday 7th February
Beauty Bazaar Spa Showcase, Harvey Nichols
There’s a whole host of complimentary mini treatments and brand demonstrations on offer at Beauty Bazaar Harvey Nichols on Thursday from 11am until 9pm. Goody bags and champagne on arrival too! Info here.
RNB Thursday’s, NYL Restaurant & Bar
Kick start your weekend shenanigans at RNB Thursdays at NYL Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, North John Street. Resident DJ, Spykatcher is on the decks from 6pm and there’s 241 cocktails on offer too. More here.
White Lies, Liverpool Olympia
Post-punk Londoners, White Lies play Liverpool Olympia on Thursday night with brand new album ‘FIVE’. Tickets and more info here.
Friday 8th February
Gung Hey Fat Choy! Chinese New Year 2019
It’s the Year of the Pig and the Chinese New Year celebrations begin at 7pm at the Chinese Arch on Friday. Make sure you’re in a good spot for the first showing of the light projection and pyrotechnic show ‘ The Quest for the Arch’. Here’s all the info you need to plan a lucky, healthy and prosperous CNY in Liverpool.
Roxy Ballroom 3rd Birthday Bash
There’s a huge birthday bash happening on College Lane as gaming emporium, Roxy Ballroom celebrates its 3rd year in the city. £3.50 drinks, free gaming and a boss atmosphere. Info here.
Friday Night Curry, Mowgli
Whether you choose to dine at Mowgli Bold St or Water St, you’re sure of a top class, authentic, fragrant Friday night dinner. We highly recommend Bunny Chow, chat bombs and lashings of Estrella. Menus and booking here.
Ultimate Power, Camp & Furnace
If you’re a fan of power ballads and power lunges, this Friday night is all about Ultimate Power at Camp & Furnace. from 8pm til 1am you can sing your little heart out to all the greats. Tickets here.
Saturday 9th February
Year of the Pig, The Bombed Out Church Market
The Bombed Out Church hosts a Chinese New Year Market this weekend. There’s stalls from local producers and traders plus storytelling and crafts inside from 12pm. More here.
Wirral Food & Arts Market
There’s also plenty of stalls to browse on the other side of the Mersey as the Wirral Food and Arts Market opens its doors from 11am on Saturday. Head to Hope Church, Hoylake for a wander and buy all the mini cheesecake! Info here.
National Pizza Day, Crazy Pedro’s
Parr St Pizza Parlour, Crazy Pedro’s invites you to celebrate National Pizza Day and Chinese New Year all in one with February special ‘That’ll Do Pig’. Loaded with Honey & Ginger Pork, Red Chillies & Spring Onion, Sesame Seeds, Hoisin Sauce & Sesame Oil and Coriander, it’s going to go down a treat! Menus and more here.
Flanagan’s Apple Launch Party
Mathew Street Irish pub, Flanagan’s Apple has undergone a huge renovation and invites you to check out its brand new look this Friday night from 6pm. All your fave disco tunes and a proper good knees up. More info here.
Gin & Disco Free Party, Marine Street Social, New Brighton
The best things in life are Gin & Disco, according to Marine St Social, New Brighton and to prove their point, they’re hosting a huge free party on Saturday night. Fun starts at 9pm. Free tickets here.
Sunday 10th February
Chinese New Year 2019 Celebrations, China Town
There’s a whole host of activities taking place on Nelson Street, Great George Square and at The Black E on Sunday from 11am. Funfairs, dragons, lions and unicorn dancing, street performances, lantern making, marital arts, firecrackers and loads more. The final light projection show starts at 6pm. All the details here.
Doggy Social, Tusk Baltic
They absolutely adore their four legged friends down at Tusk Baltic and this Sunday you’re invited to sample some doggie beer, grab a warm spot by the fire and generally chill with friends. Free tickets available and more info here.
Sunday Night Live Music at Birkers Bar, Southport
Run Out The Guns perform live at Birkers Bar & Grill from 6pm on Sunday. This five piece acoustic line-up featuring Guitar, Fiddle, Mandolin, Banjo, Bouzouki, Bass and Percussion will be playing all your golden oldie faves live. More info here.
One For the Kids
Madagascar Live, Liverpool Empire Theatre
Dreamworks Madagascar the Musical brings animal magic to the Liverpool Empire from Tuesday to Saturday this week. Prepare to meet all your favourite characters including the very cheeky penguins! Tickets here.
Sharing Sunday Roast, Baby E Coffee & Deli
We can tell you first hand that the brand new Sunday roast on offer at Baby E Coffee & Deli is an absolute game changer. Cooked fresh, in house on the first and third Sunday of the month, you can go 1, 2, 3 meat or veggie and we’re not messing, every ingredient is a winner. Get booked in here.
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