What’s on this week in Liverpool – 9th – 15th September 2019
Following a late summer weekend filled with sunshine, we’re back with your guide to the best events happening this week in Liverpool.
What an amazing weekend we had stuffed full with food, drink, music and good times. Who’s ready to go again? This week in Liverpool we’re loving brand new theatre, delicious dinner dates, an audience with two top Scousers, the return of Premier League footy, the voice of Luther Vandross, international cycling, a bit of yoga and to top it all off, some Disney Magic!
Here’s what’s on this week in Liverpool 9th – 15th September 2019….
Monday 9th September
PIG, Royal Court Liverpool
Want to be part of an audience that thinks outside of the cage? PIG opens at the Royal Court Theatre studio this week and tells the story of Lucy and her piglet and why pigs are better than people! Find out more and get tickets here.
Reel Movie Tours
Love film? Want to find out more about all the hollywood blockbusters that have used our amazing city as a backdrop? Then book yourself on a Reel Movie Tour from Williamson Square 5.30pm on Monday. More dates and info here.
Blood Brothers, Liverpool Empire
Willy Russell’s epic, moving tale of brothers Mickey and Eddie is on now at the Liverpool Empire Theatre and runs until Saturday 14th September. Separated at birth and growing up on either sides of the tracks, this incredible story of two brothers will give you goosebumps guaranteed. Tickets here.
Tuesday 10th September
Merseyside Police Recruitment Event
If you’ve ever considered a career in the police force, why not check out the recruitment event in L8 this Tuesday evening from 6:30pm and find out more about a life in the job with Merseyside Police. All the info here.
Nigel Slater’s Toast, Liverpool Playhouse
Nigel Slater’s Toast is a play about growing up, with food! Recounting the vivid memories of his boyhood in the kitchen with his mum, this play is an interactive step back in time with bite. Tickets and more info here.
Dine at Turtle Bay, Liverpool ONE
Add a little Caribbean kick to your Tuesday with bottomless brunch, tasty lunch plates or a whole load of cocktails at Turtle Bay, Liverpool ONE. Goat Curry Hash and Sunshine Bellini’s anyone? Menus and more here.
Wednesday 11th September
Morning Meditation, Sefton Park Palm House
Morning meditation returns to Sefton Park Palm House on Wednesday morning from 10:45am. Start your Wednesday with an hour of chill for just £3 per person. More info and booking here.
The OVO Tour of Britain, Wirral
Some of the world’s top riders will take to The OVO Energy Tour of Britain when it comes to Wirral for the first time on Wednesday. We’ve got the all important map and times info here.
IT Chapter 2, ODEON Liverpool ONE
Trip to Derry, Maine USA anyone? Keep it local and stick to ODEON at Liverpool ONE for the second instalment of IT – if you dare like? There’s also The Lion King and Once Upon A Time in Hollywood if you’d rather swerve Pennywise. Here’s all the listings info.
Thursday 12th September
Breakfast at Lovelocks
We’re all about supporting the local independent foodies and we think you should too. Why not head to Lovelocks on Old Haymarket and tuck into one of these amazing salads – sure to brighten up any week day gloom in the office. Full menus, sit in and carry out, here.
Bohemian Rhapsody at Speke Hall
Speke Hall is hosting a number of outdoor film screenings this week. Thursday night is all about Freddie as Bohemian Rhapsody gets a big screen outing at this incredible National Trust property. Dirty Dancing and Top Gun are also on! Talk to me Goose. Tickets here.
The Club House Cocktail Festival
The kids are back in school, the freshers are almost here, so it’s all over to The Club House at Liverpool ONE to take full advantage of the Cocktail Festival offers. £10 bottles of prosecco and £5 cocktails? Yes please, find out more here.
Friday 13th September
An Audience with Atomic Kitten, Gusto Albert Dock
Help raise much needed funds for the incredible Cash for Kids while reliving all your favourite Atomic Kitten with the Scousers who made the band! Natasha Hamilton and Liz McLarnon will be chatting to our very own Jay Hynd at Gusto on Friday. Ready for a sing along? Tickets here.
The Wizard’s Retreat, St George’s Hall
There’s an immersive, magical dinner party taking place at St George’s Hall on Friday night. The Wizard’s Retreat takes its inspiration from the long dining tables and elaborate feasts of Hogwarts and where better to don your favourite fancy dress ensemble and dine in style, than at St George’s Hall? Find out more and book tickets here.
Ignition Beach Party, EBGB’s
The Ignition Beach Party is giving us all the Freshers vibes on Friday night. Get your hawaii fancy dress sorted and prepare for an almighty alternative summer beach party. It’s just £3 advance entry. Tickets and info here.
Saturday 14th September
LFC V Newcastle
Premier League actions resumes this weekend and the mighty reds take on Newcastle at Anfield on Saturday. It’s an early kick off, 12:30pm. If you’ve missed out on tickets, get to Punch Tarmey’s for all the action on the big screen. Info here.
Luther, Auditorium at M&S Bank Arena
All night long! That’s how long you’ll be dancing when Luther – the ultimate tribute to ‘The Velvet Voice’ Luther Vandross comes to the Auditorium on Saturday night. What a legend. Tickets here.
Strawberry Fields Visitor Centre Opens
The brand new Strawberry Fields Visitor Centre opens this Saturday in the leafy suburb of Woolton. This is your chance to immerse yourself in the world of John Lennon as you explore the interactive exhibitions and learn about the life of Lennon. More info here.
Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Camp and Furnace
He’s back! Craig Charles brings his famous Funk & Soul Club back to Camp & Furnace on Saturday from 9pm. If you’ve never experienced the amazing music and atmosphere at Funk & Soul Club, you’re missing out! Bring your best moves and best mates. Tickets here.
Sunday 15th September
Bournemouth V Everton
It’s a proper old slog for the toffees this weekend as Bournemouth host the blues on Sunday at the Vitality Stadium Kick off is at 2pm. If you don’t fancy the 10 hour round trip, head this way to watch the game on the big screen in town instead.
Brunch/Lunch at Bills in Liverpool ONE
Have you ever seen a more beautiful looking plate of food? Bills’, Liverpool ONE is serving up all kinds of summer lunch and brunch dishes that you can enjoy al fresco. Pea and basil hummus on sour dough with poached eggs has lazy Sunday brunch written all over it! Menus and more here.
Feast & Fizz Sunday’s at The Florist
Who’s down for Sunday Club this week in Liverpool? You will be with this fabulous deal from The Florist. Dine on two or three courses of Sunday lunch and add bottomless prosecco or Tribal Ale for just £10. Pre booking is essential, menus and more here.
One For Kids
Disney Magic On The Mersey
Disney Magic on the Mersey returns to Cruise Liverpool and Princes Parade this week in Liverpool. Head to the waterfront on Friday for an after-school entertainment extravaganza. Keep it with us this week as more details are released. Watch all the highlights from last years celebrations here.
Grab your trainers, the kids and the dog and head to Croxteth Park on Sunday 22nd September to take part in the Alder Hey Children’s Charity Run Together 5km fun run. The family-friendly fun begins at 10am and you can run, job, walk, skip, cartwheel your way around the course while raising vital funds for Alder Hey. Info here.