What’s on this week in Liverpool 5th – 11th August 2019
There’s a whole load of summer vibes and lots of gin on offer this week in Liverpool.
Summer holiday are in full swings, the mercury is rising and we’ve got gin than you can shake an early dart at for you this week in Liverpool. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, a brand new cycle social, a war horse, a gigantic splash attraction and beatboxing on Matthew Street is on the agenda.
There’s gin festivals at both the Bombed Out Church and the Philharmonic Pub, there’s a Fezzy Cross the Mersey and Merseyside Maritime Museum showcases the incredible Border Force dogs for all to enjoy.
Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool 5th – 11th August 2019
Monday 5th August
Breakfast at Lovelocks, Old Haymarket
We’re starting our week with an al fresco brekkie at Lovelocks Coffee Shop on Old Haymarket. It’s a proper little independent gem this place, super friendly, gorgeous food and a chilled vibe. Menus and more here.
Finding Nemo, Floating Cinema, Royal Albert Dock
The Floating Pop-Up Cinema is officially open at the Royal Albert Dock and Monday’s 1pm showing of Disney’s Finding Nemo is one of the only showings with tickets still available. Get yours here.
Django Unchained, FACT
Picturehouse at FACT continues its Tarantino season on the run up to ‘Once Upon A Time in Hollywood’ later this month. On Monday night you can see Django Unchained in all its big screen gory, we mean glory at 8pm! Tickets here.
Tuesday 6th August
War Horse, Liverpool Empire
It is certainly one of the most beautiful and captivating shows we have ever seen. War Horse continues its run at the Liverpool Empire this week, bringing the film and the novel to life on stage. Dont miss your chance to see it, tickets here.
Botanical Gin Garden, Red Snapper Take-over
Botanical Gin Garden plays host to Arbikie and a Red Snapper cocktail competition that will see the winner travel to Edinburgh Fringe Festival to party at the Arbikie Bar. If you like a good snapper, this is the place to be. Info here.
Walk The Floor Tours, St George’s Hall
St George’s Halls stunning Minton Tiles have been uncovered once again and you can get up close and personal with this spectacle by booking a spot on a Walk The Floor Tour. Tours run twice a day between 10-11am and 4-5pm and cost £13.20pp. Tickets here.
Wednesday 7th August
Bido Lito Cycle Club Ryde Ride
Bido Lito Cycle Club is launching a brand new bi weekly social bike ride with the legends down at Ryde, Cain’s Brewery Village. Taking place at 6:30pm from Ryde every second wednesday, all ages and levels are welcome to join in the hour long ride. Just bring your own bike. Info here.
Gin Festival, Philharmonic Pub
The most decadent pub in the city, The Philharmonic Dining Rooms is hosting a summer gin festival gin tasting on Wednesday from 5pm. There’s a fine selection of hand crafted gins from local and international distilleries to taste test and there’s 20% off all new gins afterwards. Info here.
Pedro At The Disco, Crazy Pedro’s
CRazy Pedro’s takes to the decks on Wednesday with another night of Pop Punk + Emo and it’s free entry. £5 Doubles & £3 Budweiser’s all night, DJ’s from 11pm featuring Gold Bloom and it’s happy hour til 9pm! Info here.
Thursday 8th August
Seized! Sniffer Dog Demonstrations, Merseyside Maritime Museum
You can get a fascinating insight into the dark world of smuggling and just how incredible the Border Force Sniffer Dogs are at Merseyside Maritime Museum this week. Watch these remarkable animals in action from 12:30 at the dock museum. More info here.
Madrid Exhibition Launch, Hotel TIA
There’s a very special exhibition launch taking place at Hotel TIA from 6pm on Thursday as photographer Emma Case reveals Madrid. The exhibition captures the atmosphere and journey of LFC and the fans in bringing home their 6th Champions League title. More info here.
Liverpool ONE Summer of Champions with Natasha Jonas
Alongside the chance to try your hand at various sports at Chavasse Park through out the summer, Liverpool ONE invites you to meet sporting heroes such as Natasha Jonas. The first GB female to fight in the Olympics in London 2012, Liverpool born Natasha is appearing at Waterstones from 3-4pm on Thursday to talk boxing, womens sport and more. Info here.
Friday 9th August
Bombed Out Church Gin Festival, St Luke’s Church
The Bombed Out Church/St Lukes is hosting its very own Gin Party this Friday and Saturday. There will be 25 boutique gins on offer plus your own glass to take home, live music and a fab atmosphere. Tickets here.
Fizz Fridays, NYL Restaurant & Bar
Kick start your weekend with Fizz Fridays at NYL Restaurant & Cocktail Bar. Bottles of prosecco are £18 or just £4 per glass. There’s also 3 bottled beers for £10 and 2 for £10 cocktails on offer from 5pm til 6pm. Info here.
The Uptown Monotones, McCooley’s Matthew Street
There’s an explosive live show planned for McCooley’s on Matthew Street this Friday night from 8pm. The Uptown Monotones bring a totally unique mash up of guitar, vocals and beat boxing to kick start your weekend. Info here.
Saturday 10th August
Adventure Dock Co, Dukes Dock
Ready, steady, SPLASH! Adventure Dock Co has returned to the Liverpool waterfront. Bringing a colossal inflatable obstacle course with more than 50 different challenges, this is the perfect way to cool down and have a ball with your friends, family and even work mates. Head this way for more info.
Jazz on the Lawn, Sefton Park Palm House
Sefton Park’s stunning Palm House will come alive to the sound of Jazz this Saturday with Jazz on the Lawn from 7pm. Bring a picnic and a blanket or deck chair and enjoy the cool rhythms of Savoy Jazz. Tickets and info here.
Liquidation Scissor Sisters Special, EBGB’s
You can expect all your Liquidation floor fillers, disco classics and glam rock with a dash of Filthy Gorgeous on Saturday night as EBGB’s hosts free Scissor Sisters summer social from 11pm. Info here.
Sunday 11th August
Sunday Roast, Dash Restaurant & Bar
Just look at that! There’s an indulgent Sunday Roast on offer every week at Dash Restaurant & Bar on Victoria Street. Treat your mum, your mate or your other half to little Sunday jaunt and tuck into this beauty with a coctktail from the new summer menu. Info here.
Sunday Club at Punch Tarmey’s
When it comes to the ultimate Sunday chill out, Punch Tarmey’s has got you sorted. 17 tvs plus an 8ft video wall for all your sporting action plus a fab new menu and live music from 6pm. See what’s on and book your table here.
Fezzy Cross The Mersey, Pier Head
Fancy spending a summer afternoon packed with festival vibes, amazing local talent and good times? It’s all on board the Mersey Ferry. Kicking off at lunch time this Sunday 11th August 2019, you can set sail down the Mersey to the biggest beats courtesy of DJ Anton Powers and more. Tickets here.
One For The Kids
Slide in to Summer, Liverpool ONE
It’s free, it’s fun, it’ll have the kids asking you to go shopping all summer long! Slide into Summer at Liverpool ONE this week and enjoy the fab weather with a run about and sporting activities at Chavasse Park too. More info here.
Wirral Food & Drink Festival
Wirral Food & Drink Festival will take place on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September in Birkenhead Park. There’s a whole host of celeb chefs, local food producers, entertainment and something for all the family. Head this way to find out more and get planning your visit.