What’s On this week in Liverpool 23rd-29th September 2019
Get planning your week with our round up of the best events and activities.
This week in Liverpool we’ve got a whole bumper load of theatre, dogs and beer. What a combo! Blackfest brings an exciting, week-long programme of events to city venues, while St George’s Hall hosts its annual beer festival with more than 200 real ales on offer.
There’s footy action on the big screen, brand new drama on the stage at the Playhouse and impressionist and comedian Luke Kempner brings the voices of all your fave celebs to the Epstein. Classic films, old school tunes and we say goodbye to Botanical Garden for another summer.
Here’s the best of what’s on this week in Liverpool 23rd – 29th September 2019….
Monday 23rd September
BlackFest is a grassroots Liverpool Black arts festival which brings a different event to a liverpool venue every day this week. It all starts with a scratch night at unity theatre from 7pm on Monday. Check out the full list of events here.
Lunch at Muster Custom Coffee
The weather is set to be unpredictable at best this week so why not take refuge with a big old slice of cake and a silky rich coffee? We love Muster Custom Coffee, Argyle Street just across from John Lewis for its comfy seats and chilled vibes. More here.
Motown the Musical
The story of Motown comes to life on stage at the Liverpool Empire this week as Motown The Musical continues its run. The music, the icons and the costumes make this incredible story brand new. Tickets here.
Tuesday 24th September
Lunch at Mowgli Bold Street
Never had chaat bombs at Mowgli, Bold Street? Even if you have, get some down you on Tuesday and give prayers to the god of all things Indian Street Food because your life will never be the same again. Mowgli menus here.
Sheffield Wednesday V Everton
Everton are away to Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday night in the Carabao Cup clash. Get down to Mason’s on Seel Street to watch all the action on the big screen with a bevvie or two. Kick off is 7:45pm. Info here.
Little Miss Sunshine, Liverpool Playhouse
It’s not all doom and gloom this week! Based on the Oscar award-winning film, Little Miss Sunshine is a musical comedy featuring local actor Mark Moraghan – performing for the first time at the Playhouse as the Grandpa of Olive, in the dysfunctional Hoover family. Find out more and get tickets here.
Wednesday 25th September
Liverpool ONE Student Event
The amazing Liverpool ONE Student Event returns with more deals, discounts, offers and freebies than you can shake a Totum card at. Do not miss your chance to save up to 50% off at your fave stores and restaurants. Get the full list of discounts and plan your day here.
Pete Price Holds Court, Royal Court
The swish studio space at Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre is where you’ll find the one and only Pete Price on Wednesday night. Back in the role of compere extraordinaire, Pete will have you in stitches working the room and introducing guest acts like only he can. Tickets here.
MK Dons V Liverpool
The reds travel to Milton Keynes to take on MK Dons in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday. Kick off is at 7:45pm and you can catch all the action on the big screen and booth screens at Punch Tarmey’s. More info here.
Thursday 26th September
Luke Kempner, House of Faces, Epstein Theatre
Comedy comes in the form of impressionist Luke Kempner at the Epstein this week. Prepare to see and hear all your fave celebs, less fave politicians and royalty as Luke performs live on Thursday night. Tickets here.
Baltic 10 Year Manifesto, Content
There’s a huge launch party at Content, the home of Bongo’s Bingo on Thursday night. The Baltic 10 Year Manifesto is being revealed and if that’s not enough of an excuse for a party we dont know what is. More info here.
St George’s Hall Beer Festival
If you love beer – get to St George’s Hall from Thursday until Saturday this week as the Beer Festival returns. Try out more than 200 real ales plus ciders, a gin garden, wine and prosecco. Session tickets and more info here.
Friday 27th September
British Musical Fireworks Championships, Southport
The phenomenal British Musical Fireworks Championships returns to Southport this weekend with three nights of thrilling, family-friendly entertainment. Set in Victoria Park this competition brings the best of the best in pyrotechnics to the North West to battle it out for the top award. Find out more and get tickets here.
Back to the Era’s at Smokie Mo’s
Greatest Hits Breakfast presenter Rossie takes you Back to the Eras at Smokie Mo’s on Friday. You can expect all the best 70’s-80’s and 90’s tunes at this Grand Central party night. Doors open from 6pm. More info here.
Baltic Weekender, September Edition
It’s back! The Baltic Weekender September Edition kicks off on Friday with a whole weekend of amazing music. Friday, Saturday and weekend tickets are available. Full line up and more info here.
Robocop, ODEON Liverpool ONE
1988 was an epic year for film. Apocalyptic Detroit is the place and the one and only Robocop is on duty! See this iconic film in all its big screen glory at the Liverpool ONE ODEON on Friday night. All the info here.
Late at Tate, Albert Dock
Explore Tate Liverpool’s galleries after-hours on Friday night from 6:30pm and discover an exciting mix of art, music, fashion and free workshops, all curated by our Tate Collective Producers. Melodic Distraction provides the tunes from the 80’s and Tate Cafe has the snacks sorted. More info here.
Saturday 28th September
Finders Keeper, Clothes Swap Party, Ten Streets Market
Ten Streets Market is holding a clothes swap party on Saturday from 4pm til 7pm. Definitely one for the sustainable fashion lovers. Grab a glass of fizz and swap up your pre-loved items for a whole new wardrobe! More info here.
Botanical Garden Closing Party
It’s that time of year again. Sun-drenched filled days in the garden of Baltic have come to an end. The official Botanical Garden Closing party takes place on Saturday. You can expect music from Dash, fireworks, party vibes and an everything must go gin sale! Sold! More info here.
Childish Gambino Party, The Merchant
It’s all about Summertime Magic at The Merchant as Childish Gambino gets a celebration night all to himself. Expect all the the tunes, plus influences such as Frank Ocean, Tame Impala and more, en mass sing alongs and good vibes. Info here.
Sunday 29th September
Future Boss Club Wellbeing Walk, Sefton Park
Got a dog? Fancy a walk with fab company and a bit of fresh air? Head to Sefton Park and meet up with the Future Boss Club girls from 11am on Sunday. Always a great giggle and a group of friendly pooches. More info here.
Motown & Soul Bottomless Brunch, Revolution Cavern Quarter
Revolution is hosting it’s first ever bottomless brunch/live show event on Sunday. With an incredible live band taking you through the era of Soul & Motown, a delicious stone baked pizza each and 2 hours of bottomless Prosecco, Amstel & Selected Cocktails for £25pp. Show starts at 2pm. Book here.
Doggy Social, Tusk Baltic
Okay sorry about the pooch overload this week in Liverpool but there’s also a Doggy Social taking place at Tusk Baltic on Sunday from 11am and we can’t resist dogs in cute hats and all having fun! All the info here.
One For the Kids
The Candy Cavern, Camp & Furnace
Okay so Halloween is a few weeks off yet but you’ll want to get this treat booked in asap. The Candy Cavern is a brand new family Halloween attraction at Camp & Furnace where kids enjoy 20 hour sessions packed with spooky fun. Find out more here.
Six15 Events Live Sessions, Punch Tarmey’s
Six15 Events Presents Live Sessions is coming to Punch Tarmey’s on Saturday 5th October with an amazing party and brand new sounds. Showcasing some of the most in-demand talent in the country, don’t miss Jay Potter, DJ Jack Sprigg and Max on Sax. More info here.