What’s on this week in Liverpool 10th – 16th June 2019
There’s new cocktails, Father’s Day celebrations and a throw back to Rappers Delight and E.T on offer in Liverpool this week.
This week in Liverpool is packed full of flavour. Whether its new small plates at NYL Restaurant & Bar, new cocktails at Be At One or throwback to the glorious hip hop days of Sugarhill Gang who are performing live at The Shankly. Elsewhere there’s quiz nights, film nights and not one, but two brand new exhibitions opening at Tate Liverpool and Museum of Liverpool that are absolute must-sees.
This is what’s on in Liverpool this week 10th – 16th June 2019
Monday 10th June
Breakfast at Belzan
This Smithdown Road eatery has legions of fans who rave about the menu, breakfast til late. The breakfast menu is divine and features gems such as the shakshuka dish, made up from poached eggs, spices, tomatoes, onions and garlic will most definitely tide you over until mid-afternoon. Menus here.
Walt Quizney Night, Ma Boyle’s Alehouse & Eatery
Disney fans will be flocking to Ma Boyle’s on Monday night for the biggest event of the year, Walt Quizney. Expect full on trivia from the house of mouse and massive sing alongs in between the rounds. What’s not to love? Info here.
Dumbo, Liverpool Philharmonic
We’re sticking with the Disney theme on Monday night and heading to Liverpool Philharmonic to watch the 2019 remake of the classic tear jerker, Dumbo at this beautiful venue on Hope Street. Tickets here.
Tuesday 11th June
Summer Dining at NYL Restaurant & Bar
NYL Restaurant & Bar has launched a brand new summer time small plate menu and its bursting with flavour. Whether it’s king prawn & chorizo skewers with chipotle and ginger dressing or pastrami & emmenthal quesadilla with dijon mustard and Russian dressing, there’s something for everyone! Menus here.
Hope St Jazz presents Heavy Lemo, Frederiks
Do something different with your Tuesday night and head to Frederik’s and check out Heavy Lemo performing live. Expect a mix of 70’s style jazz and funk, brought right up to date with hip hop and modern vocals. Looks ace this. Info here.
Love Wins, Cosy Club
The Cosy Club at Liverpool ONE is supporting Liverpool Pride with a brand new cocktail. Full of passion and vodka, the fruity little concoction is served with a small dose of sunshine. £1.50 from each cocktail will be donated to Liverpool Pride which takes place on 27th July. More info here.
Wednesday 12th June
Queen Victoria, Liverpool Cruise Terminal
Having enjoyed the absolutely spectacle of the three queens, its always a special occasion when we get a return visit. Queen Victoria will be sailing down the Mersey to dock in the city for the day. More info here.
Wine Wednesdays at Castle St Townhouse
How’s this for a mid week deal? Castle St Townhouse is offering a two course meal plus a bottle of wine each, for £20pp. After work catch up? Date night? Get booked in here now.
The One With The Friends Quiz, Revolution Cavern Quarter
What was in Monica’s mystery cupboard? What is Chandler’s middle name? Who was Phoebe’s first husband? Get googling people as Revolution Cavern Quarter hosts a Friends Quiz on Wednesday from 8:30. More info here.
Thursday 13th June
Lost Soul 2, Royal Court
Our very own Mersey Mouth, Lindzi Germain is smashing it at the Royal Court in Lost Soul 2 that sees her reprise her role as Donna opposite the lovable Smigger who’s having a bit of a melt down while she’s left holding the baby? Tickets here.
Twilight Tower Experience, Liverpool Cathedral
Did you know you can climb to the top of Liverpool Cathedral’s bell tower after dark on Thursday evenings? Twilight offers breath-taking views over the city and it’s a great opportunity to go and see Gaia, The Earth too. More info here.
Liverpool Indie Choir Open Evening
24 Kitchen Street will be alive with the sound of indie bangers on Thursday night as Liverpool’s brand new Indie Choir hosts an opening evening for anyone interested in channelling their inner Gallagher, Ashcroft or Weller. All welcome, more info here.
Friday 14th June
Blitzed, Museum of Liverpool
Museum launches a brand new exhibition on Friday which reveals the devastation the Blitz brought to the lives and city of Liverpool. The series of photographs were taken by Liverpool City Police between 1940 and 1941 and are accompanied by personal accounts, which truly bring these images to life. Find out more here.
Keith Haring, Tate Liverpool
Tate Liverpool is also launching a highly anticipated exhibition on Friday. 1980’s New York street culture artist and activist Keith Haring created politically charged artwork and iconic motifs which captured the voice of his generation. Tickets are now on sale. Find out more here.
The Music of John Williams for Spielberg, Liverpool Philharmonic
If you adore the soundtracks of Spielbergs famous movies such as Jurassic Park, Jaws, Indiana Jones, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and more, Liverpool Philharmonic is the only place to be at 7:30pm on Friday night. Find out why here.
Saturday 15th June
Breakfast, Castle Street Coffee
There’s a seriously good breakfast menu on offer at Castle Street Coffee at Santa Maluco. From 8:30am you can sip a silky, rich coffee and tuck into porridge, pancakes, everything on toast, bacon and sausage buoys and loads more. Check out the menu here.
Sugarhill Gang, The Shankly Hotel
How has it been 40 years since the epic, legendary Sugarhill Gang released ‘Rapper’s Delight’ elevating rap music to the global stage? Well now you can reminisce and get low down and funk as they perform LIVE at The Shankly Hotel on Saturday from 7pm. Tickets and info here.
Summer Launch Party, Be At One
Seel Street cocktail emporium, Be At One is launching its summer range on the outdoor terrace with live music from Connor McKenna and DJ’s until late. Get a sneak peek here.
Yard Presents Jimmy Allen
It’s gonna go off at New Bird Street. Jimmy Allen is doing a full takeover with some family and friends at YARD on Saturday from 1pm. Expect chilled hip hop and mushroom jazz vibes. Latin Jazz, Funk, Soul, Disco and finishing with some feel good house music. Free entry with tickets here.
Sunday 16th June – Father’s Day
We’ve got a whole load of ideas on how you can treat your old man this Sunday. Father’s Day in Liverpool is all about hearty Sunday roasts, whiskey tasting, gin and even a chance to win a trip to Isla! Head this way to book your table now.
Hope Street Makers Market
Hope Street Makers Market returns this Sunday from 11am. Have a wander around the stalls and pick up some tasty, locally created cakes, fresh produce, artwork and more. Info here.
The Best of British at The Grand
There’s a full on cabaret show on offer this Sunday in one of the city’s most spectacular hidden gem venues. Grand Central Hall provides the stage and Curtis Productions UK provides the entertainment. Expect huge hits and a brilliant atmosphere. Info here.
One For The Kids
There’s so much on offer on a day out at Knowsley Safari. Alongside the amazing 5 mile safari drive, which you can enjoy on the Baboon Bus too, you can meet Amur Tiger sisters Sinda and Bira in the amazing Tiger Trail. There’s also bush dogs, meerkats, giraffes, sea lion shows, birds of prey, play parks and lots of tasty treats and meals for all the family. Find out more here.
Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament 2019
Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament 2019 returns to Liverpool Cricket Club on 19th – 23rd June with a whole host of ATP and WTA players warming up for Wimbledon in addition to the ever-popular legends of tennis. The line-up is hotting up with local and international talent joining the competition. Find out more and book your tickets here.
Whatever you’re up to in and around our city over the next 7 days you can plan your journey with Merseyrail here. Ditch the car and jump on the train!