What’s On in Liverpool? Your Guide to the week ahead (7th-13th August 2017)
We’ve got a huge culture fix for you this week as summertime in Liverpool continues with outdoor cinema, roof top gardens and things to make you go mmmmmmm!
We’re back with another jam-packed What’s On in Liverpool Guide and its going to be a busy one. Okay so the weather is a bit hit and miss but that’s not stopping us making the most of the city’s green spaces this week. With Abercromby Square hosting classic film ‘Roman Holiday’ and Pier Head Village lining up another brilliant Sunset Session, dust off your wellies and dance in the rain like no one is watching!
Here’s your guide to the week ahead (7th-13th August 2017)……
Monday 7th August
Brunch in the City, Cosy Club, Paradise Street
Listen to your mum and get a decent breakfast down you to start your week feeling fresh. We recommend a bite to eat at Cosy Club, Paradise Street. Comfy seats, generous portions and dishes like ham hock hash, cosy eggs and triple-stacked pancakes! What’s not to like! Menus here.
Hot Water Comedy Club Recorded Special
There’s free entry to a recorded special at Hot Water Comedy Club on offer this Monday night. 9 professional comedians all having their best 5 minute sets recorded for upload to our brand new YouTube channel. Info here.
Jonny Bongo Monday Night Quiz One Off Special. Shipping Forecast
The Monday night quiz is back for a one off special! Expect the usual debauchery, bonus rounds and a thick head on the Tuesday morning. £2 per person, £1 of which goes directly to The Whitechapel Centre – 8pm start – first come, first served. More here.
Tuesday 8th August
Castle Street curb appeal, lunch at Cau
How does three courses of sunshine on a plate for £12.95 sound? With that view, a sunny day, an ice cold cocktail and the sumptuous food on offer including blue corn tostada, rump steak and divine churros, the only decision left to make is whether to go back to work or not! Menu here.
Film Night at the Bombed Out Church, Berry Street
Fancy an evening of locally produced, independent short films, with live music and drinks? No brainer, head to the Bombed Out Church to see some of Liverpool’s finest up and coming film makers’ work come to life on screen. Info and tickets here.
Heading to a city centre venue this week? Ditch the car because its Better By Bus! More on Liverpool City Region routes and great deals on fares here.
Wednesday 9th August
Scandi hot dogs with a view at HUS, Tithebarn Street
It’s really easy to get about to our listed venues without having to drive too, check out the Better By Bus campaign here and plan your next journey around the Liverpool City Region.
Now from the off we can’t guarantee the weather will be as beautiful as in the weekend pic above, but er how amazing is the view from the HUS rooftop garden? If you’ve not been before keep everything crossed for decent weather and stop by for after work spritz and a hot dog, pure class! More info here.
Prick up your ears at FACT, Wood Street
To mark the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales, Picturehouse at FACT is exploring our collective past through a season of exceptional British movies. Gary Oldman and Alfred Molina star as controversial playwright Joe Orton and his partner Kenneth Halliwell and depict the realities of gay life in ’60s London in classic ’80s drama, Prick Up Your Ears. Check it out and get tix here.
Thursday 10th August
Roman Holiday in Ambercromby Square with M&S Film Night
Embrace your inner Audrey and head down to Abercromby Square for a film night like no other. Showing Roman Holiday, M&S Spirit of Summer events brings old school romance to the burbs with lots of great extras inc food and tote bag. More here.
Vogue: Stories of Style, John Lewis, Liverpool One
Tell you What’s on in Liverpool permanently….style! John Lewis Liverpool together with British Vogue, invite you to attend a Stories of Style event with the iconic title’s Retail Editor, Ginnie Chadwyck-Healey. Q&A and style advice from a fashion legend in the heart of Liverpool One! Tickets here.
Friday 11th August
Live it up in the city at The Block
Make the most of our what’s on in Liverpool guide and stay in the city with your mates before hitting our recommended bars and clubs (without having to pay for cabs!). Check out The Block Serviced Apartments, situated right next to the Echo Arena and Albert Dock. With stunning city and river views they can sleep up to 6 and you’ve got the city on your doorstep! More info here.
El Jimador Festival, Constellations, Greenland Street
Constellations and El Jimador tequila are teaming up and bringing the Mexican carnival vibes to Liverpool for one weekend only! With exclusive El Jimador cocktails, music from some of Liverpool’s best loved DJs and a mouth-watering Mexican menu from the boys at Finca. Info here.
Gin Party, Bombed Out Church, Berry Street
Gin Party at the Bombed Out Church anyone? Running from Friday to Sunday your £10 ticket includes entry, entertainment, a souvenir glass and more. Local food stalls and other drinks for the non-gin lovers too. Tickets here.
Saturday 12th August
Summer Artisan Market, St George’s Hall
Embrace your inner hippy chick and take a wander around St George’s Hall Artisan Market this weekend. The Summer of Love celebrations continue with a family friendly festival vibe, check out the art, fashion, jewellery, homeware and gifts on offer. Info here.
Liverpool Viva Vegan Festival, Bluecoat
Well this wouldn’t be a what’s on in Liverpool Guide without a festival would it? Get yourself down to the Bluecoat on Saturday from 10am til 5pm and check out more than 69 stalls of vegan loveliness. Tickets are just £3! More info here.
Roll Up for dinner with a twist at Circo, Seel Street
There’s a brand new show afoot at Circo, Seel Street and while we sit back and enjoy a top class meal, brilliant entertainment and some of the best cocktails around, the Circo team are plotting new stunts and performances to knock our socks off! See for yourself, book here.
Saturday nights at Kingdom, Harrington Street
Keeping the party popping throughout the summer, Saturday night clubbing is all about Kingdom. Ahead of their epic bank holiday offering (Alison Limerick live!) make a start on finding your favourite cocktail, get a booth booked and shake yo ass through til Monday. Bookings here.
Sunday 13th August
Sunday Roast Hotspot: NYL Restaurant & Bar, North John Street
The beautiful interior of NYL Restaurant and Bar is the perfect setting for a family Sunday get together and they’re serving up a roast of the day with a drink for £10. How lush does that look? Click here to book your table and taste a bit of traditional British cuisine wrapped in NYC style.
Sunset Sessions, Pier Head Village
Sunday evenings at The Beach Bar at Pier Head Village are all about the Ibiza classics. Resident DJ’s Andy Carroll, Paul Bleasedale, Dream Girl and Kevin Knox plus more bring the beats every Sunday from noon until 11pm at the world heritage site. Bevs and sunets, yes! More info here.
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, The Cavern
Never mind what’s on in Liverpool…..look WHO’S on! Stepping up The Cavern Clubs 60th anniversary celebrations, none other than absolute legends, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas return to Liverpool to play the iconic venue on Sunday. Expect a musical heat wave amid iconic tunes such as I’m Ready for Love and Jimmy Mack. Tickets here.
One for the kids
Summer Football on the Dock, Albert Dock
Little kickers can get a free 20 minute coaching session from the pro’s at Everton in the Community and The LFC Foundation this summer as Mermaid Court at Albert Dock has been transformed into a 5 a-side pitch ready for the next wave of scouse talent. No booking required. More here.
Summer hols tip! Check out the Merseyrail website www.destinationmerseyside.org for great deals on family travel around the region from as little as £11 for a family of 5!
Reminisce Festival 2017, Sherdley Park, St Helens
Scrap whatever plans you’ve got on Saturday 9th September and get your best clobber together as Reminisce Festival 2017 throws open its gates for 11 hours of pure, unadulterated clubbing fun. With so many phenomenal live acts including Livin’Joy, Techtronic, Snap, Eve Gallagher, Rachel McFarlane and more, it’s an unmissable event for clubbers the land over. Get your tickets here and we’ll see you there!