What’s on in Liverpool? Your Guide to the week ahead (25th September to 1st October 2017)
It’s officially Autumn and Liverpool is bursting with events, attractions and one off, umissable nights out.
This week we’ve got more comedy than you can shake a funny bone at, some brilliant club nights, some brand new venues and a dash of celeb appearances as we roll into October. How is it Autumn already? We’re gearing up for devilishly good club nights, sporting action and of course the odd cocktail or two!
Here’s Your Guide Liverpool for the week ahead (25th September – 1st October 2017)…..
Monday 25th September
Breakfast at Moose, Dale Street
We’re setting you up for a brilliant week of events, attractions and autumnal walks in Merseyside this week with a big old breakfast from Moose Coffee, Dale Street. If you’ve not taking on the hearty pancakes here yet, you’re seriously missing out. Book a table in advance and indulge on a chilly Monday morning. Info here.
Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast, Liverpool Empire
Liverpool Comedy Festival brings some heavy weights (no pun intended) to town this week, the first being the colossal talent, Greg Davies at the Liverpool Empire. BAFTA nominated Greg performs his ‘You Magnificent Beast’ show on both Monday and Tuesday nights this week. Some tickets still available here.
The Residence at John Lewis, Liverpool One
Has anyone else seen the stunning apartment right in the heart of John Lewis, Liverpool One? The Residence is a beautifully designed apartment that allows customers to not only view the current season interior trends but also try them out with different experiences. Running until 16th October, customers can stay for dinner, a film night with friends and even a sleep over! Find out more here.
Tuesday 26th September
New menu lunching at Love Thy Neighbour, Bold Street
Easily one of our, and your favourite Bold Street eateries, Love Thy Neighbour, has launched a brand new evening and cocktail menu and they’re pretty damn spectacular. With lots of small plates, perfect for sharing with friends or even a date, and of course you’ve got to try the new cocktails out too! Watch above for info and see the menu here.
Roy Lichtenstein at Tate Liverpool
Get your culture on at Tate Liverpool this week as Artist Rooms: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus comes to the Albert Dock based gallery. If you’re into the iconic pop art movement, this is an unmissable exhibition. Running until June 2018, be one of the first to see these phenomenal works with your own eyes. All the details here.
In Conversation with the Queen that is Kim Cattrall, Cathedral Crypt
Merseyside born actress Kim Cattrall returns to Liverpool this week for an intimate event at Crypt at the Metropolitan Cathedral. Professor Phil Scraton will host the evening as the Sex and the City actress talks about her remarkable career in tv film and of course on the stage. Find out more here.
Laughter Locker at Everyman Bistro, Hope Street
Laughter Locker is the only Liverpool based night run entirely by women, and this week LL is bringing you the only night at the Comedy Festival with an entirely female line-up. Therefore, if you like women (platonically or otherwise) get down there for 8pm and prepare to laugh your ass off. Guys are welcome too of course! Details here.
Wednesday 27th September
Comedy at The Epstein with Abandoman
This is your chance to be part of Abandoman’s history. Their biggest, most ambitious show ever follows years of touring across the world, and supporting Ed Sheeran on his major UK tour, and they’re hitting the Epstein Theatre for one night only this week. This is their Life and Rhymes. Tickets and info here.
An Audience with Katie Price, Empire Theatre
Former glamour model, reality star and now Loose Women panelist, Katie Price A.K.A. Jordan appears at the Empire this week for a special evening to talk about her life stories. Katie will also be performing her brand new single I Got U and there will also be the opportunity for a VIP meet and greet and photo opportunity with the star herself. More info and tickets here.
Freebies ahoy! Freshers Fair at ACC Liverpool
More than 115 Liverpool clubs and societies are waiting to welcome LJMU students to the city with freebies, info and offers as an introduction to life in the best city in the world. What’s not to like? Stock up on your maps, discount cards and 241 drinks offers and get started on the best four years of your life! Details about the event here.
Afternoon tea at NYL Bar and Restaurant, North John Street
Liverpool’s most decadent venue has launched a range of new menus and treats for the autumn winter season and you wont find a more stunning setting to enjoy them! From the worlds first Liverpool Collection Cocktail menu to an Afternoon Tea that’s fit for a New York socialite, watch above as Jay find out more. Menus and booking info here.
Soul Jam Presents: Five Years of Funk at Constellations
#FiveYearsOfFunkTour kicks off this Autumn in Liverpool at Constellations. Expect nothing but the best in boogie records, ready for a night of dancing to the most fun, uplifting, dance floor friendly sounds around. Leave your worries, your egos and most certainly your high heels at home and get funky! Booking and info here.
Thursday 28th September
Weekend starts here, Cocktails at Lock & Key, Duke Street
Prepare to make Duke Street your new favourite hang-out as stunning new boutique hotel, bar & kitchen, Lock & Key has thrown open its doors. If you’re a fan of decadent settings, sweeping staircases, original décor with modern, quirky twists, plus sumptuous menus designed by local chefs, craft beers and themed cocktails, you’re going to love Lock & Key. Find out more and start your weekend here.
Speed Dating returns to All Bar One with Ditch or Date
Ditch or Date is back at All Bar One, Derby Square this week and who wouldn’t want to start their weekend with a good giggle, a bit of flirting and if all else fails there’s cocktails! Registration is from 7:30pm before the fun begins at 8. The girls take a seat and the guys do the rounds. Click here to book your spot.
TNT Extreme Wrestling at the O2 Academy Hotham Street
Wresting fans, get to the O2 Academy this Thursday night as TNT Extreme Wresting brings the summer explosion 2017 tour to Liverpool. All the usual hot, sweaty action kicks off from 7pm. Find out more here.
Party in Heaven with guest appearance from Love Island’s Alex Beattie
Well Heaven, Liverpool is being sent an angel this Thursday night as Love Island star, Alex Beattie. Book a booth, get your tix early and sign up for the VIP meet and greet experience to get an Instagram pic worthy of 1000 likes! All the info and tickets here.
Friday 29th September
Botanical Garden Closing party
See out the end of September and the last weekend of the Botanical Garden with three days of celebrations. With DJ sets from Lee Rands, Dash O’brien, Morf and Johnny Bongo aka the buckfast kid, plus fireworks, a Lamb spit roast and vegan BBQ from taamaiya and live music from loose moose string band. Sounds ace doesn’t it? More info here.
TEXAS play the Phil, Hope Street
Do not miss this opportunity to see Texas perform live at the Philharmonic Hall on Friday. Having sold over 35 million records with 3 number one albums, 7 top ten albums and 13 top ten singles, brand new album‘Jump On Board’ looks set to continue their impressive chart attack. Tickets and info here.
Laugh out loud comedy with Rob Brydon at the Empire
We’re heading back to the Liverpool Empire on Friday to catch funny man, Rob Brydon. Famed for his brilliant portrayal as Bryn in Gavin and Stacey, hosting Would I lie to You and many many more, his stand up routine is fast paced, whitty and bloody hilarious. Tickets here.
Guilty Pleasures at Camp & Furnace
We’ve been counting down the hours to this massive club night as the all-singing, all-dancing pop music extravaganza that is Guilty Pleasures comes to Camp & Furnace. The UK’s biggest pop night needs you to shake it down, hit the high notes and party like its 1999, if you haven’t already got tickets, get them here.
Spice World the Movie, Showcase Cinema
Prepare to fee ancient, Spice World The Movie is 20 years old! Celebrate all things girl power and leopard print at the Showcase Cinema, East Lancs Road with a special showing of the movie plus there’s 20% off cocktails for all tickets holders, over 18 obvs. Spice up your life and we’ll see you there. Tickets here.
Saturday 30th September
Lee Butler Classicfest at Constellations
Okay thins looks incredible! One of three HUGE events happening on the run up to Christmas, our very own DJ Lee Butler invites all you ravers to Constellations for Classic Fest. After the lock-out launch event the main man returns for a second instalment of old school classics this Saturday so you can relive the glory days! Do not miss out! Get your tickets and get on it here.
Battle on the Mersey, Echo Arena
Dereck Chisora is the latest boxer to be announced to the Matchroom Boxing bill taking place at Echo Arena on Saturday 30 September, alongside local favourites Rocky Fielding, Anthony Fowler, Sean Masher Dodd and Tom Farrell. This is an unmissable night of live action for any boxing fan. Tickets and more info here.
Bottomless Fondue at HUS, Tithebarn Street
How does bottomless cheesy fondue and meatballs and prosecco sound as a plan for your Saturday afternoon in Liverpool? There’s two sittings planned each lasting two hours where you take a seat in the lovely dining space and the wonder HUS staff bring cheesy fondue followed by unlimited meatballs, (or veggie meatballs), mash, fries and greens while your glass is constantly topped up with prosecco (or pints of beer if you prefer). Book. Here. Now.
GBar 21st Birthday Street Party
There’s free entry into the GBar 21st birthday street party event outside on Eberle Street with DJ’s Andy Mac, Dave Bennett and guests then move on to afterhours in the bassment with guest DJ’s Leftwing & Kody plus residents and a shed load more fun until the sun comes up. Details here.
CIRCUS 15TH Birthday Camp & Furnace
Another knock out club night comes to the Baltic Triangle this weekend as CIRCUS celebrates 15 years young with some huge names including Carl Cox, Yousef, Peggy Gou and more at Camp & Furnace. This day night session is not to be missed. Kicks off at 2pm and you can get tickets here.
Sunday 1st October
Mersey Tunnel 10k
Good luck to all those taking on the mammoth challenge that is the Mersey Tunnel 10k with BTR this Sunday. If you’re not a runner, be ware that road closures will be in place from early Sunday morning as the course goes from Liverpool to Marine Point, New Brighton from 9:30am. Sign up and course info here.
Sunday Roast Hot Spot: Toby Carvery Queens Drive
You know sometimes in life, you just need a carvery to cure all your weekend ills. Not feeling well? Got a killer hangover? Dreading work? Get yourself down to your nearest Toby Carvery (the one in Stoneycroft is awesome) and fill your boots (not literally) with piping hot, fresh Sunday roast goodness. Menus and opening hours here.
Milton Jones is out there at the Echo Arena
We’re genuinely in awe of Milton Jones’ hair….and style and his brand new show which comes to the Echo Arena this Sunday. His new routine involves putting his foot down and lifting the lid on the pedal bin of lies of the media (gulp) with hilarious aneccdotes, one liners and stories, fasten your seat belts for one hell of a show. Tickets here.
Silent Yoga Disco, Sefton Park Palm House
We love bringing you new events to try out and this Sunday there’s going to be a Silent Yoga Disco at Sefton Park Palm House. Fusing mucis, good vibes, great posture and wellbeing this immersive session will leave you silently ecstatic! Find out more and book your spot here.
Steve Lamacq: Going Deaf for a living, Liverpool Phil
DJ, Journalist and UK music legend, Steve Lamacq celebrates 30 years in the music industry with a new, intimate one man-show of anecdotes and observations, clocked up over three decades of championing new music. Get your tickets for this unmissable insight in one of the city’s most stunning venues. Tickets and info here.
One for the Kids
The Night Pirates at the Atkinson, Southport
Adapted from the best-selling children’s book by Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright, The Night Pirates tells the tale of a group of little girl pirates who descend on a young boy called Tom at bedtime. Eager to join the pirate adventure, Tom uses his house as a pirate ship and sets sail to retrieve stolen treasure from Captain Patch and the bumbling grown-up pirates. Watch the story unfold at The Atkinson, Southport at 1:30 and 3pm. Tickets and info here.
Christmas at The Hay Loft, Allerton Manor
Yep we said it! Christmas isn’t a million miles away and when you see just how beautiful The Hay Loft is at Allerton Manor, you’re going to want to get booking your Christmas social asap. We caught up with Marketing Manager Lia to find out more about what’s on offer. More info here.