What’s on this week in Liverpool 23rd- 28th April 2019
Easter bank holiday weekend may be over, but we’re ready to go again with your events listing for this week in Liverpool.
Right game face on, we’ve got a full week of events and activities lined up for you following an unprecedented bank holiday weekend of sunshine! So get your after sun on and take a look at what’s on this week in Liverpool.
For The Love of Wrestling brings all your favourite WWE names to the Exhibition Centre, Ghost the musical hits the Empire, we’re continuing the summer vibes with a new tapas joint, vegans rejoice as Down The Hatch turns 2, Love Lane stages a tap take over and there’s a purple rave at The Merchant. Scroll down for all that and more.
Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool 23rd – 28th April 2019…
Tuesday 23rd April
Marvellous Mondays at Cosy Club
When it comes to kick starting your week after a bank holiday it’s going to take a good brekkie. We recommend heading to Cosy Club, Liverpool ONE. If you’re in no state to cook after work, order a main and receive a free drink. Menus here.
Love is the Message, Tate Liverpool
If you do one cultural thing this Spring, make it a visit to Tate Liverpool and see ‘Love is the Message, The Message is Death’ a seven minute video montage by artist Arthur Jafa. Tracing black history with rapid cut video footage and a Kanye West soundtrack, this is a must-see. More on Tate Liverpool here.
Ghost The Musical, Liverpool Empire
Ghost the Musical comes to the Liverpool Empire from Tuesday this week and we can’t wait to hear Unchained Melody on the stage! Adapted from the amazing Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore film, Ghost the Musical is sure to hit you right in the feels. Tickets and info here.
Wednesday 24th April
Ditch or Date Speed Dating, Neighbourhood
Book yourself a booth at Neighbourhood on Wednesday night and maybe bag yourself a happily ever after as Ditch of Date Speed Dating comes back to the city for an evening of match making. More info here.
Avengers Infinity Way & Endgame Double, FACT
The highly anticipated Infinity Saga second part/sequel/whatever you want to call it – Avengers Endgame gets a double bill screening at FACT on Wednesday night from 8:45pm. Tickets are selling fast, get yours here.
The Best of the IT Crowd, 81 Renshaw Street
Responsible for launching the careers of Chris O’Dowd and Richard Ayoade, The IT Crowd gets its own big screen best of night at 81 Renshaw St on Wednesday. Have you tried turning it on and off again? Info here.
Thursday 25th April
Lunch at El Pecado, Bold St
Come rain or shine, a lunch of tapas dishes always brings a smile to the table and brand new to Bold St, El Pecado is the place to go. Expect traditional tapas made with fresh, quality ingredients and a laid back atmosphere. More here.
Head Hunters Blues Band, Grand Central Hall
Head Hunters Blues Band provides the Thursday night soundtrack at Grand Central Hall this week. Get down early, grab something to eat at the food bazaar and get a few drinks in before the table slapping and foot tapping begins. More info here.
George, Liverpool Philharmonic
Liverpool Philharmonic is hosting a celebration of George Michael’s incredible career from Wham! to solo and back again. Expect all his greatest hits and a full on sing along. Tickets here.
Friday 26th April
Sushi & Cocktails at Dash, Victoria Street
Friday night calls for decadent fayre so we’re heading to Dash, Victoria Street to sample the brand new sushi menu (again, it’s so good) with a round of glittery cocktails for good measure. Book a booth/table here.
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Tap Take Over, Love Lane Brewery
Norwegian brewing powerhouse, Lervig is staging a take over at Love Lane Brewery Bar and kitchen this weekend coming. With a whole host of new ale to try out plus pairing plates, this has got faux bank holiday vibes about it. Meet the brewers on Saturday too. More info here.
Funk Friday, Camp & Furnace
It’s all about the funk, soul and Motown at Camp & Furnace on Friday from 9pm. Bringing the boogie back after a hugely successful debut, there’s no gimmicks just straight up groove til 2am. Tickets here.
Saturday 27th April
Street Food Market, Liverpool Shopping Park
Mix up your weekend mooch at Edge Lane’s shopping park with some tasty eats this weekend as the street food market sorts out your cravings. Greek, Japanese, Afro-Caribbean BBQ, loaded fries and more. Info here.
Music from the Star Wars Saga, Liverpool Phil
A long time ago – a composer by the name of John Williams created one of the most iconic film scores EVER and now you can hear it performed live at the Liverpool Philharmonic on Saturday night. The entire Star Wars Saga score is on the bill along side some Stormtroopers and none other than Aks Moe (from Phantom Menace) will be your host. Tickets here.
Purple Rave, The Merchant
If you didn’t come to party, don’t bother knocking on the door at The Merchant on Saturday night! Purple Rave celebrates the incredible back catalogue of the one and only Prince. No Fakin’ DJ’s on the decks and we’re gonna party like its 1999. More info here.
For The Love of Wrestling, Exhibition Centre
Calling all wrestling fans! Exhibition Centre Liverpool is hosting LOADS of your favourite WWE names (and former WWF) this weekend as two day festival, For The Love of Wrestling comes to town. The Undertaker, Brett the Hitman Hart, The Nature Boy, Ric Flair and loads more. Get the full low down and tickets here.
Sunday 28th April
Liverpool Comic & Film Fair, Liner Hotel
Head to the Liner Hotel (just behind Lime St Station) on Sunday from 11am to browse and buy comics, graphic novels, film merch, toys, cards, artwork and more. It’s just £1 to get in. More info here.
St George’s Hall Wedding Show
Planning your big day? Then get yourself and your bridal party down to St George’s Hall from 11am on Sunday for the Wedding Show. It’s free to attend with more than 40 stalls from local wedding specialists on hand to help your dream day become a reality. More info here.
Down The Hatch 2nd Birthday
Our favourite vegan junk food dealer, Down The Hatch celebrates its 2nd birthday this weekend and its planned a proper shin dig. Vegan pizza from Crazy Pedro’s, Motel behind the bar, beer pong, live music and goodie bags galore. More info here.
One for the Kids
Go Wild at Knowsley Safari
There’s a brand new experience at Knowsley Safari that gets you up close and personal with a whole ‘crash’ of animals. Meet the white rhino with a ranger experience where you can help feed these incredible animals! Along with the 5 mile safari drive, sea lion shows, Tiger Trail, weekend fun fair and loads more, there’s a really wild day out at Knowsley Safari just waiting to be explored. More here.
Light Night, City Wide
Get Friday 17th May 2019 in your diary as Light Night returns with more than 100 free events to check out around the city, after dark. Venues across the city will open their doors til late and host everything from live music, work shops, exhibitions, street performance and more. Find out more here.
Whatever you are 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!