This Week in Liverpool (6th-12th August 2018)

We’re back with your 7 day listings for the week ahead in Liverpool.

August gets into full swing this week and with it, plenty of summer events, dining and rooftop parties to make some memories. We’ve got comedy, club nights, live music, a bit of reggae, lots of gin, a 90’s throwback brunch and some family fun too. Here’s your listings for this week in Liverpool…..

Monday 6th August

Andy Grant talks ‘You’ll Never Walk’ with Jamie Carragher

Former soldier Andy Grant discusses his incredible life story, ‘You’ll Never Walk’ with Jamie Carragher at Waterstones, Liverpool ONE from 6:30pm. Find out more here. 

The Filthy Pianist returns, Sanctuary Tap

Image by Gareth Jones

Castle Street will come alive to the sounds of Johny Wishart and his old Joanna for the weekly open mic night at Sanctuary Tap. It’s gonna get loud! Info here. 

Live Recorded Special, Hot Water Comedy Club

Fancy seeing 10 top comedians smash out 5 minutes of their brand new material on Seel Street? Get to Hot Water Comedy Club tonight for a live, recorded special. Tickets here. 


Tuesday 7th August

Lunch at Courtyard Bar & Kitchen

We love the bar menu at Courtyard, Queen Square. Grab a table inside or out and tuck into pork belly sliders, cheese bon bons and divine desserts. More info here. 

Hope Street Jazz Presents ‘Jam Scones’

Head to Frederiks on Hope Street after work for a live jazz performance from Jam Scones as part of the Tuesday night entertainment line up. Details here.

Aged Cain’s Beer Tasting, Dockleaf Bar

It’s no secret that we like a pint here at The Guide Liverpool and this week, Dockleaf Bar at Cain’s Brewery Village is giving you the chance to taste some of the best, from 6 years ago! Details here. 


Wednesday 8th August

A Little of What you Fancy at Grand Central Food Bazzar

Have you experienced the amazing Grand Central Food Bazaar yet? Choose from more than 12 independent vendors serving up fresh, tasty dishes in a truly unique dining room. Find out more here. 

Revolution Quiz Night, Cavern Quarter

Fancy winning yourself a £75 bar tab at Revolution Cavern Quarter this Wednesday night? Take on the weekly quiz with film, music, sport & history rounds and potentially get your night paid for! Info here. 

Steven Page live, The Arts Club

Returning to the city after 10 years for a highly anticipated gig, Barenaked Ladies frontman, Steven Page will play The Arts Club on Wednesday night from 7pm with support from Craig Northey and Keven Fox. Tickets here.


Thursday 9th August

Dinner on the Dock with the Floating Grace

We’ve got a watery theme to our Thursday this week, starting with a dinner cruise on board the city’s only floating restaurant! The Floating Grace offers mouth watering cuisine, freshly cooked on board and stunning views of the docks and city as standard. More info and booking here. 

Royal Princess Sail Away Show, Princes Parade

We’ll be bidding farewell to another colossal cruise ship on Thursday evening as Royal Princess sets off on the next leg of her journey. Enjoy a riverside sail away show from 7:30pm. Details here. 

The Uptown Monotones & Thom Morecroft, The Cavern Club

There’s a brilliant night of live music on offer at The Cavern this week as Australian band The Uptown Monotones partner up with Thom Morecroft to play the Live Lounge. Find out more here. 


Friday 10th August

Paloma Faith, Haydock Park Racecourse

The Summer season of live music continues at Haydock Park Racecourse this weekend as pint-sized pop princess, Paloma Faith performs live. There’s race action and your chance to dance the night away from 3:45pm. Tickets here. 

Disco Paradiso, Modo

What  better way to kick off your weekend than with a garden party at Modo, Concert Square. Disco Paradiso brings DJ Mark Williams to the decks from 8pm and great drinks offers too. Info here. 

Big Weekender, OMG Liverpool

The Big Weekender is back at OMG Liverpool and with £2.50 drinks offers, you know it’s going to be a messy one. There’s cages, there’s dancers and ‘The Pole’ is back! Info here.

4th Birthday Crayfish Boil at Slim’s

There’s a huge Crayfish Boil Birthday Bonanza at Craft Minded, Baltic on Friday as Slim’s celebrates 4 years of feeding the masses. There’s an outside seating area, DJ’s and live music too. Info here.


Saturday 11th August

Reggae Social at Yard

Positive Vibrations is back with a free Reggae Social at Yard on New Bird St, Baltic Triangle. Kicking off from 2pm, there’s a fresh line up of DJ’s, it’s family friendly and the weather is set to be awesome too! Info here. 

The Late Wake Club, Elvis, Camp & Furnace

Camp & Furnace is preparing an epic send off for the King of Rock N Roll on Saturday as The Late Wake Club returns for one night dedicated to Elvis. There’s the usual spread plus all the hits. Tickets here. 

Insomnia Before Dawn Rooftoop Party

There’s a day/night party at HUS this weekend as we take to the rooftop from 3pm with techno DJ’s, BBQ and drinks under the sun….and stars. Limited capacity so get your tickets here now. 

The Peace Movement, Garlands

Step back in time at Garlands this weekend and celebrate every decade of dance with The Peace Movement. From Motown to House, Old Skool and Disco, there’s something for everyone. Info here. 


Sunday 12th August

Roy Chubby Brown, Liverpool Empire Theatre

Roy Chubby Brown is back at the Liverpool Empire for one night of potty mouthed humour this Sunday. Tickets here. 

Saved By The Brunch, The Alchemist

In the week that we’ve said goodbye to one half of 90’s comedy duo, Barry Chuckle (RIP), it’s fitting that we raise a glass and cure our weekend hangovers with a 90’s throwback brunch at The Alchemist. Menus and booking here. 

Arts & Craft Market, Handyman Pub, Smithdown

Fancy a little mooch and Sunday afternoon hair of the dog? Head to The Handyman Pub on Smithdown to check out the Arts and Crafts Market from 12pm til 5pm and pick up something tasty for Sunday night munchies. Info here. 


Get Booking

Gin To My Tonic Show, Exhibition Centre Liverpool

If you love Gin, you can enjoy your favourite tipple at one huge extravaganza this September. Fancy cocktail making masterclasses, blind taste challenges, presentations from distilleries, tonic and garnish tutorials, and theatrical bartender performances? Click here to get your tickets and find out more.


One for the Kids

Football on the Dock

Treat the kids to some fresh air, floating fun this week with free coaching sessions and tournaments at Football on the Dock. Head down to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool and play 5 a side like never before. More info here. 


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.

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