What’s on this week in Liverpool 12th – 18th August 2019
Plan an amazing week in the best city in the world with our weekly what’s on run down.
We’ve got a stellar line up of events and activities going on this week in Liverpool. Celebrate your A Level results, go to the theatre, check out vintage and outdoor cinema, head to Southport Flower Show, beat the HSM quiz master and watch as a world record attempt is made at the Baltic.
Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool 12th – 18th August…
Monday 12th August
High School Music Quiz, Ma Boyle’s
Calling all High School Musical fans! Ma Boyle’s Alehouse and Eatery is hosting its very own HSM quiz on Monday night from 7pm. Jackpot is £80! More info here.
Feeder Live In Store, Phase One
British Indie legends outfit Feeder will be performing live and signing albums at Phase One on Monday, fresh off the release of their stunning new album. It all kicks off at 6pm and you can get tickets here.
Tuesday 13th August
Cake & Coffee, Rococo Coffee House
If you’re looking for a hidden gem of a coffee shop that’s a perfect place to unwind, right in the heart of the city, it has to be Rococo Coffee House. Check out the Norwegian almond cake and Oreo muffins, grab a comfy chesterfield sofa and while away an hour with a window seat. Info here.
Beyonce Pop Pilates, AC Fitness
If you’re still working on your summer body (we’ve given up to be fair) this session will likely get your back into the swing of things. Unleash your inner Sasha Fierce with Beyonce Pop Pilates at AC Fitness in Knotty Ash. Find out more here.
Apocalypse Now – The Final Cut, Cineworld Speke
Forty years after its original release, Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now returns to cinemas looking and sounding better than ever. This screening iat Cineworld Speke includes a Q&A between Coppola and director Steven Soderbergh, recorded at the Tribeca Film Festival in April. Info here.
Wednesday 14th August
Liverpool V Chelsea, Super Cup Final, District
Boss is back at District on Wednesday night from 6:30pm supporting the reds in the UEFA Super Cup Final V Chelsea. Get down nice and early and soak up the atmosphere with live music from Kieran Molyneux and the match on the big screen. Info here.
Psychic Night at The Pilgrim
There’s a psychic night at The Pilgrim pub on Wednesday from 6pm – maybe you already knew that?! Readings are £20 and are available from 6:30pm on a 121 basis. Head this way to book yours in advance.
War Horse, Liverpool Empire Theatre
War Horse continues its run at the Liverpool Empire Theatre this week telling the incredibly moving story of Joey through award-winning puppetry. It finishes on 17th August though so dont wait about to get your tickets. Some matinee performances available too. Info here.
Thursday 15th August
Southport Flower Show 2019
Southport Flower Show is back! The UK’s largest independent flower attracting more than 50,000 visitors a year, this four day event is packed with entertainment, music, expert talks, family activities and of course thousands upon thousands of flowers! The show takes place at Victoria Park, a 36 acre coastline park a short walk away from Southport town centre. Tickets and more here.
Night on the Tiles, St George’s Hall
Enjoy a free glass of fizz when you book a ticket to see the magnificent Minton Tiles in the Great Hall at St George’s Hall. Open from 6pm until 9pm Thursday-Sunday, you can enjoy this rare treat in one of the city’s most iconic buildings. Find out more here.
A level Results Party, Revolution St Peter’s Square
Celebrate your A level exam results and dance like no one is watching at Revolution St Peter’s Square on Thursday night from 10pm. £1 vodka shots, £3 pints, £2.50 bottles of Corona and more. Info here.
Friday 16th August
Bohemain Rhapsody, Aintree Outdoor Cinema
Bohemian Rhapsody gets a big screen outing at Aintree Racecourse this Friday night. Get ready to sing and air guitar along to all the classic anthems from 7pm til late. Freddy would be proud. Dates and tickets here.
Liverpool ONE Summer of Champions, Andy Grant
As part of their Summer of Champions event, Liverpool ONE has invited a number of heroes to meet the fans they have inspired. As the fastest single leg amputee over 10km, Andy Grant is one of those heroes. Catch him talking live at The Bluecoat on Friday from 5pm. Tickets here.
Sweet Dreams 80’s Night, Attic Bar
Dance all night long to your favourite 80’s bangers at The Attic Bar from 9pm. Don your best 80’s garb and prepare to bust some moves with a blue lagoon or a tequila sunrise. There’s prizes on offer and free entry all night. Info here.
Saturday 17th August
The Aspall Terrace, The Clubhouse
Kick start your weekend with a glass of bubbles on the brand new Aspall Terrace at The Clubhouse. The Liverpool ONE venue boasts a fabulous lawn, live music events, a delicious all day menu and plenty of seats to soak up the rays and atmosphere. More here.
Everton V Watford, Goodison Park
The first home game of the season for the blues takes place on Saturday. Everton V Watford kick off is at 3pm and it’s all eyes on the kit selection!? More info here.
Liverpool Horror Festival, IWF
This Saturday sees Liverpool Horror Festival return to Invisible Wind Factory from midday until midnight. There’s a whole programme of entertainment including panel talks, poetry, competitions, stage performance, music and a boss horror film to take you right up to the twilight hour. Info here.
Caribbean Music Festival, North Shore Troubadour
The ultimate, annual Caribbean Music Festival takes place at North Shore Troubadour on Saturday from midday. Expect a range of dj’s and acts from the Caribbean presenting a stellar showcase of Caribbean talent. Tickets here.
Sunday 18th August
Boundless Balearic Brunch, The Alchemist
You can enjoy any brunch dish and 3 cocktails for £25 or make it bottomless for £35 as part of The Alchemist Boundless Balearic Brunch. Chilled beats, refreshing drinks and the best company. Weekend brunch sorted. Menus here.
Fight Expo, Camp & Furnace
There’s a free family, Fight Expo at Camp & Furnace on Sunday from 9am until 10pm. Former Boxer, Daniel Lewis has lined up and incredible 50+ MMA fighters and boxers for a day/night event raising money for 4 local charities. Expect meet and greets, photo ops, signings, 20 exhibitors, live music, Marvel characters, gaming trucks and a world record attempt! More info here.
Sunday Session, Liverpool Arts Bar
Liverpool Arts Society recently launched its very own venue. Liverpool Arts Bar is located on the ground floor at the Masonic Building on Hope Street and Sundays are all about open mic. Check out this fab new bar and discover your new favourite local artist. More info here.
One For The Kids
Whatever the weather, Knowsley Safari
There’s a whole days worth of fun-filled drive and foot safari action on offer at Knowsley Safari this summer. From animals displays and the 5 mile safari, there’s more than 80 LEGO Brick creatures to discover on foot, plus play parks, face painting and more. Info here.
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year, World Museum
On now and running until 1st September 2019, Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 at World Museum is a free exhibition, Entries for the annual competition came from 91 different countries and the winning images are guaranteed to knock your socks off. It’s free, it’s mesmerising and the kids will love it too. More info here.