What’s on in Liverpool? Your Guide to the week ahead (2nd – 8th October 2017)

Right October, lets line up another amazing weekend in the best city in the world!

This week we’ve got some autumn dishes, some theatre magic and some musical gold for you to enjoy pus a weekend full of events to either glam up or mooch about. From a big old 90’s reminisce at the Echo Arena and Million Dollar Men shaking what their mommas gave them to chilled out tapas in the suburbs and a bit of pumpkin picking with the kids, there’s something for everyone.

Here’s Your Guide Liverpool for the week ahead (2nd  – 8th October 2017)……

Monday 2nd October

Lunch at Unit 51, Baltic Triangle

The weather is today is typically Autumnal so we’re heading down to the cosy Unit 51 for a big old bowl of soup and plenty of fresh bread (and probably a slab of cake too!) Click here to check out the menu and pull up a pew for a warming lunch and chill out.

Why Aye! Joe plays Joseph at the Liverpool Empire

Former X Factor Winner and all round lovely Geordie, Joe McElderry brings the West End musical hit, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat to the Liverpool Empire this week and we’re well up for a singalong! Tickets and info here. 

Dizzee Rascal plays the O2 Academy

Go on admit it, like us you know an impressive amount of Dizzee Racal lyrics! Multi-platinum-selling, multiple-award winning hip hop star, and all round London Lad, Dizzee Rascal is back with his first album in four years, Raskit, and plays the O2 Academy tonight. Don’t miss it. Tickets and info here. 

Tuesday 3rd October

Tuesday Brunch at Muster Custom Coffee, Argyle Street

Do we really need to write words here? Just look at those plates of amazingness. What better way to start a blustery Tuesday than at Muster Custom Coffee, a unique coffee shop and hang out on Argyle Street (two mins from Liverpool One) tucking into a hearty brunch. The coffee and caramac donuts are boss too! Check it out here.

Farmaggedon, Fear Farm, Ormskirk

Be one of the first to experience the brand new additions to the UK’s best scare attraction, Farmaggedon 2017, the doors to the Fear Farm are now open and with bigger and better attractions, you’re in for the fright of your life. We’ll see you n Freak Street! More info here. 

We’re LOST at Camp & Furnace, Baltic Triangle

LOST combines House, Tech, Disco grooves to provide you with a blend of music you wont hear anywhere else. Get down to the Baltic Triangle this Tuesday night, doors open at 10:30pm and you’re in for a brand new venue transformation as well as the best beats around. More info here.

Wednesday 4th October

Afternoon Tea with a New York Twist, NYL Restaurant & Bar

Are you ready for a chocolate hot dog? Big apple donuts? The worlds first every Liverpool Collection Cocktail list? And a whole host of other sumptuous tasty treats? It can only be the NYL New York afternoon tea. Get the girls or the fam together, book a chic booth and tuck into this cosmopolitan feast fit for a Liverpool Prinny. Book your table here.

Woodlands Hospice presents, Lip Sync Battle at Camp & Furnace

We’re back down the Baltic Triangle on Wednesday night as our very own Jay Hynd introduces a host of scouse acts from across the city battling it out to be named Woodland Hospices’ Gob On Legs 2017. They’ve been smashing the choreography training and the costumes are out of this world. Get your tickets and bring your hairbrushes, it’s gonna get messy! 

Born Slippy at The Buyers Club

Into your trance music? Course you are, its what Wednesday nights are all about in the city. Get down to The Buyers Club from 11pm for Born Slippy, after the success of the pervious nights this is expecting to sell out. With a Acne Science take over, its unlikely you’ll get through Thursday without a belting hangover! More info and tickets here.

Thursday 5th October

Youngblood Brass Band at Invisible Wind Factory

Experience something different this Thursday night as Youngblood take over the Invisible Wind Factory. Having headlined countless tours in the States and abroad, selling out dates in over 20 countries. Their festival record reads like a list of the heaviest music events in the world: Roskilde, Glastonbury, Lowlands and more. White-hot live shows secured the bands status as an incredible group to witness. Don’t miss this. Tickets and more info here.

YNWA at The Royal Court

Back by popular demand, it’s the show that brings the history of our beloved club to life using the songs from the terraces. YNWA takes you on a journey through 125 years of footballing history and where better to experience it than in our Royal Court? Get your Klopp on and book your tickets here.

Cocktails at Lock & Key, Duke Street

Our favourite new Duke Street hang out, Lock & Key is the place to get your weekend started in Liverpool. Have you tried the bespoke themed cocktails yet? Boasting a unique, quirky interior that has retained some of the stunning original features, Lock & Key offers up breakfast and a light lunch menu alongside an impressive bar. More info here.

Friday 6th October

Friday Fiesta at Revolucion De Cuba, Albert Dock

revolucion de cuba

Its Fiesta Friday at Albert Dock as Revolucion De Cuba light up the dark autumnal nights in Liverpool. With 3 tapas dishes for £14 plus 241 cocktails, we reckon we could all do with a little samba in our lives. Shake your tail feather and get involved. More info available here. 

Million Dollar Men invade CIRCO, Seel Street

Oh yes, the Magic Mike experiences comes to Liverpool this week as CIRCO, Seel Street hosts Million Dollar Men and unsurprisingly there’s not many tickets left for this Fridays performance. Get ready for a heated Friday night as this show is filled with a team of hot guys with moves that will leave you begging for more, round 2 is coming! Get your ticket here. 

I love the 90’s hits the Echo Arena

What do the hits Push It, Gangstas Paradise, Ice Ice Baby and Funky Cold Medina, have in common? They are some of the most iconic songs of the 90s and this Friday night, MJR gives you the artists behind the hits, together for one big party at the Echo Arena. It’s going to be incredible! Tickets available here.

Friday Night dinner at Milo Lounge, Lark Lane

Were going for a chilled out Friday night down Lark Lane this weekend because basically, the tapas there are amazing! The chilled out atmosphere, great service and menus bursting with flavour is a perfect comboination for a night out in the suburbs. Menus and more here.

Saturday 7th October

Vintage Fashion at The Shipping Forecast

Pillbox Vintage is back for its usual first Saturday of the month Vintage Fair, only this time it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before! Expect independent vintage stalls; selling everything from women’s and men’s vintage clothing, vinyl and jewellery, to hats, sunglasses and shoes as well as workshops and the chance to have a gab with the sellers. Info here.

Smithdown Road All Dayer at Handyman Pub

Smithdown Road Festival is staging a mini event this Saturday, just to tide us over until the main one next year. From 10:30 on Saturday you can check out Martial Arts displays, street food, live acoustic music, arts and crafts and more, right across the weekend. Wrap and up and get involved. Line up and timings info here. 

Voodoo at Alma De Cuba, Seel Street

Alma De Cuba is delving into the dark this weekend as Voodoo returns on Saturday night. Experience the dazzling 11pm petal shower and prepare for the darkness as the clock strikes midnight and the real entertainment begins. Find out more here. 

Liverpool Disco Festival 3, Various Locations

Liverpool Disco Festival returns for its 3rd major event and the line up looks insanely good! Straddled across Camp & Furness, Disctrict, Hangar 34 and 24 Kitchen Street, fans can check Live performances right across the Baltic Triangle. Line up, venue info and tickets here. 

Sunday 8th October

Sunday Roast Hotspot: The Brink, Parr Street

This weekend we’re heading to The Brink, Parr Street for a huge, homemade roast dinner that not only tastes amazing will set you right up for a snooze on the couch, but it’s also one of the most affordable. Value for money and Yorkshire puddings! We’re in! Menus and more here. 

Capstan’s Bazaar at the Baltic Market

Have a wander down to Baltic Market this Sunday for a mooch about more than 20 stalls, selling everything from prints to postcards, t-shirts to tea cosies and upcycled china to hand-nurtured cacti! Obvs you can’t leave without sampling the bar and halloumi fries while you’re there! Sundays, sorted. More info here. 

Vintage Sundays at FACT:  We love John Hughes Season

You’re invited to join Picturehouse at FACT every Sunday at 6pm to watch classic films back on the big screen where they belong. Brain, athlete, basket case, princess or criminal – revisit your misspent youth in 2017 with our We heart John Hughes season Vintage Sundays. Tickets and info here. 

One for the kids

PYOP At Hightown Pumpkin Patch

Get your Halloween carving practise in nice and early as Hightown Pumpkin Patch opens its gates this week. Based in Orrell Woods, you can stick your wellies on and go pick a good’un with all the family. More info and opening times here. 

Get Booking

The Big Fight at Shooters Sports Bar, Liverpool One

Shooters Sports Bar, part of the Bierkeller Entertainment Complex at Liverpool One will be showing the full Joshua V Pulev fight card on October 28th with a great VIP viewing package. for just £20 you’re guaranteed entry, VIP seating in front of the big screen, service to your table, an 8Oz Black Angus Burger + side of your choice plus 2x Cans of Coors or Rekorderlig! Book the best seat in the house here.

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