What’s On in Liverpool? Your Guide to the week ahead (4th-10th September 2017)

Hello routine! It’s back to business this week as the summer hols comes to an end but that doesn’t mean the fun ends too.

This week Your Guide Liverpool is lining up 7 days of culture, theatre, comedy, delicious food and the biggest and best old school clubbing festival as Reminisce returns to Sherdley Park on Saturday. If you’re looking for somewhere to mooch about, a new lunch spot or a classy cocktail bar, we can sort you out.

Here’s What’s On in Liverpool this week (4th-10th September 2017)…

Monday 4th September

Breakfast with style at The Alchemist, Brunswick Street

The Alchemist has so much more to offer than just phenomenal cocktails! The breakfast menu is divine with a range of dishes available from 9am. Feast on waffles and bacon, full English, full American, yoghurts, eggs benedict and tonnes more. Start your week off right and check out the menu here.

Lorra Love at Cilla the Musical, Empire Theatre

What better way to start your week than with a bit of musical theatre and a whole lot of Liverpool love? Cilla the Musical opened at our Empire Theatre last week and runs until 16th September. With a phenomenal cast, you’ll meet The Beatles and other famous faces as you follow Cilla’s story to stardom. Tickets here.

Cities of Exchange, Liverpool International Photography Festival

Image Title: Volatile States. Image credit: Duy Phuong

Have you checked out the LIPF Look 17 exhibition at the Victoria Gallery, Ashton Street? Twinning Liverpool and Hong Kong ‘Building the Civic’ looks at the fascinating similarities and differences between the two cities, including social housing and culture. Check it out here.

Tuesday 5th September

Lunch from The Bagelry, Nelson Street

Why would you settle for a boring butty when The Bagelry, Nelson Street is offering up divine looking bagels like this brand new salted beef creation!? From breakfast bagels, berry bagels, fillings galore and even soups, it’s no wonder that they sell out on a regular basis! Info here.

Quiz Night with Keith at The Merchant, Slater Street

Tuesday nights are all about the quiz at The Merchant. With special guest, Keith from The Office there’s drinks at 6, quiz at 8, tickets are £8, and teams of around 4-6 people are spot on. You can expect boss drinks, boss prizes and even better laughs. Info here.

Wednesday 6th September

Catalan tapas at Neon Jamon, Berry Street

We’re holding on to the very last strands of summer with a sunny, lazy lunch at Neon Jamon, Berry Street. Get a taste of sunshine with the very best of Catalan tapas dishes, who doesn’t love patatas bravas, potato tortilla and mini chorizo? Check out the menu here.

Comedy down the ‘Ozzy at The Royal Court

The old Royal Hospital is due for demolition but with one ward and it’s bonkers staff holding on to nostalgia, will they avoid the wrecking ball and make it into the shiny new hospital? Hilarious comedy ‘The Royal’ returns to The Royal Court until 23rd September and is guaranteed to have you in stitches! Tickets here.

Thursday 7th September

Heritage on the Dock, Albert Dock

Heritage on the Dock celebrates the rich history of Albert Dock and the Liverpool waterfront with boat trips, walks, talks, workshops and live music. Discover something new about this much loved maritime destination with four days of activities for all ages. Find out more here.

Lebanese feast with family at Bakchich, Williamson Sq

Now on Williamson Square (as well as Bold Street) Bakchich produces culinary rainbows with its Lebanese Street Food. The freshest ingredients come together in sharing mezze, meat dishes such as kofta and shish and don’t miss out on manakeesh flat breads baked fresh in house. Menus here.

Name that tune at CIRCO, Seel Street

No Google, No Shazam, No cheating allowed as Les Calvert hosts quiz night with a twist at CIRCO, Seel Street this Thursday night. Get your dancing shoes on and test your musical knowledge….and win some great prizes! More info here.

Friday 8th September

Start your weekend at Castle Street Townhouse

Go for a glam night out on the town this Friday and start your weekend off with dinner and pre-drinks at Castle Street Townhouse. In fact, book the day off and start with brunch and experience this all day dining destination as it transforms into a stylish nightlife hot spot. Menus and bookings here.

Artisan Takeover at Pier Head Village

It’s the last weekend of Pier Head Village! Presenting a celebration of Liverpool’s finest makers, crafters and creatives, The Artisan Network takes over from 8th-10th September. This is a perfect opportunity to pick up some unique, early Christmas gifts and have a last turn on the rides. More info here.

Rummarine’s and Liverpool Lolly Cocktails at NYL

There’s 9 brand new cocktails on offer at NYL Restaurant and Bar, North John Street as The Liverpool Cocktail Collection celebrates our city’s unique culture. Blending the Liverpool fab four (Vodka, Gin, Whisky and Rum) these brand new blends have boss names too. Try out the Vanilla Mersey, Yellow Rummarine, Berry Bevvy and more here.

Saturday 9th September

Courtyard Fair at Calderstones Park with The Reader

There’s a bumper day of fun planned this Saturday as The Reader teams up with Independent Liverpool to celebrate heritage, craft and community in the Calderstones Courtyard. The jam-packed schedule includes specially curated stalls, including vintage, craft and local produce, free introductions to Shared Reading sessions and a chance to see the Calder Stones and Mansion House up close. Info here.

REMINISCE 2017, Sherdley Park, St Helens

If you do nothing else this weekend, get a last minute ticket and get to Sherdley Park for Reminisce 2017. More than 120 iconic acts, artists and DJ’s are flocking to the 6 HUGE arenas to perform live for 11 hours of pure, unadulterated clubbing. Seriously, get there. Tickets available here.

Get Porking at Porky’s Ski Hutte, Berry Street

Whether you’re looking for pre-drinks, a night in one awesome bar, or somewhere to grab ‘just one more’, Porky’s Ski Hutte, Berry Street is the place for you. With the city’s only fresh Pilsner Urquel, brilliant cocktails (the green run is our current fave), live music and the slickest dj around, join in the apres ski action here. Open til 4am!

Bare Knuckle throw down at Echo Arena

Making its debut at The Auditorium, Bare Knuckle Boxing (BKB7) is bringing knock-out entertainment to Liverpool on Saturday night. As the only licensed bare knuckle boxing company in the world, this is going to be unmissable for fans of the sport. Tickets here.

A Strange all-dayer at Invisible Wind Factory

The second instalment of Strange Collectives All Day Events takes place on Saturday. If you’re into garage-sleaze and mind-blowing rock n roll plus Bido Lito DJ’s, Caribbean food and the odd art installation……this is the weekend event for you. More info here.

Sunday 10th September

Celebrate 300 years of the Bluecoat

Our beloved Bluecoat celebrates its 300th birthday this weekend with a free tea party for all the family. Relax in the beautiful garden, with live music, including a rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’ by the Choir with No Name at 2pm, a BBQ and cupcake decorating activities for children. All the info here.

Sunday Roast Hotspot: Sugar Hut, Victoria Street

Sugar Hut, Victoria Street is not only a huge hit with the weekend clubbers but also the foodies! Check out their sublime Sunday Roast available from 12-8pm and choose from spatchcock chicken, rib eye beef or veggie nut roast and dine in style this Sunday. Menus here.

Free gig at Leaf on Bold Street: Culture Dub Orchestra

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What better way to spend a Sunday evening that chilling at Leaf on Bold Street listening to some brand new music? From 8pm you can catch Culture Dub Orchestra Quartet are set to take you on a nomadic journey with roots and folk – all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the ride! More info here.

Great Baltic Triangle Water Fight

Postponed from last Sunday (got to love the British Summer time, 14 degrees and peeing down), the Great Baltic Triangle Water Fight is ON! It’s a simple concept, sunny Sunday (hopefully), over 1000 water balloons and bins of water on street to top up water pistols, water rifles and water rocket launchers. Get involved here.

One for the kids

Baby Beatles Disco, Camp & Furnace

What's On in Liverpool

Get down to Camp & Furnace on Sunday for a whole load of fab four family fun! The Baby Beatles Disco starts at 2pm and includes craft and art tables, facepainting, fancy dress, multi-sensory dancefloor, inflatables, balloons, glow sticks, soft play, a bevvie (for the parents), and of course, loads of songs by The Beatles. Get your tickets here.

Get Booking

John Legend at the Echo Arena

Multi-platinum, Oscar & Grammy winning LEGEND arrives in Liverpool on Sunday 17th September 2017 , bringing with him his ultra-cool, smooth sounds. Tickets for his ‘Darkness and Light’ tour still available and where better to hear that voice than in our very own Echo Arena. Be quick and snap up the last tickets here.

Do you want to feature in next week’s Your Guide Liverpool? Planning an event, gig or launching a new menu or cocktail? Email kate@theguideliverpool.com or tweet us @TheGuideLpool and we’ll share the details across the North West.

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