What’s on this weekend in Liverpool?

We’ve got all the info on the best events happening this weekend in Liverpool. Sport, comedy, music, theatre and a big old fundraiser for all the family to enjoy. 


We’ve got a busy weekend in Liverpool lined up. Whether you’re counting down to pay day or feeling flush, we’ve got lots of free to attend events and mega club nights that’ll definitely require a Sunday fry up.

There’s vegan markets, International Speak like a Pirate celebrations, live music, the story of Motown at the Liverpool Empire and a whole day filled with comedy and family fun at the Royal Court – anyone for the comedy hypno-booth. Elsewhere, watch the reds take on Chelsea, wrestlers get all grabby at Grand Central and lace up your trainies to support Alder Hey at Croxteth Park.


Here’s 10 of the best events happening this weekend in Liverpool…….

1 – ShipFaced, North Shore Troubadour

Did you know International Talk Like a Pirate Day is actually a real things? North Shore Troubadour is supporting the Marine Conservation Projects of the Wildlife Trust with this massive bash on Saturday from 6pm. Live music, nautical fancy dress, loads of grog and good times. Info here. 

2 – Vegan Fair, St George’s Hall

A massive variety of health, beauty and household products will be available at LABL Vegan Fair Liverpool – Live A Better Life at St George’s Hall on Saturday. If you’re thinking of going veggie/vegan, drop in from 10am. More info here. 

3 – Kazimier Presents MaschinenFunk

It’s free entry at Kazimier Stockroom on Saturday for an epic 6 hour set from MrPaul & Moritz. If you’re into electro house, African rhythms, experimental techno and everything in between, get down there from 8pm. More info here.

4 – Chelsea V Liverpool, Camp & Furnace

The reds are away this weekend in Liverpool. The Camp & Furnace Fan Park throws open its doors again on Sunday as Chelsea play host to the reds for a 4:30pm kick off. Doors open at 2pm, its family friends and the massive screen means you wont miss a second of the action. More info here. 

5 – Lock & Key 2nd Birthday Celebrations

Duke Street’s Lock & Key Bar Hotel & Kitchen is celebrating its second birthday this weekend. Head on down for some live music, hand crafted cocktails and some of the best pizza in the city. Find out more here.

6 – Purple Disco Machine, Invisible Wind Factory

One of the world’s premier producers, Purple Disco Machine brings the funky to Invisible Wind Factory on Saturday from 10pm. Expect a unique mix of disco, nu disco, funk, soul and house with stage performers, screen visuals effects and a whole load of glitter and confetti. Limited tickets here. 

7 – Chris McBride, Buyers Club

Buyers Club guest DJ spot is taken up by Chris McBride this Saturday from 8pm. In their own words: “The legend returns for one night only. Come ready with earplugs because Willie Harper doesn’t go below 120db when he’s kicking out those ol’ soul cuts. Expect soul, funk and disco hits all night long.” Free entry. Info here. 

8 – International Weekend of Wellbeing, Royal Court Theatre

There’s a whole host of amazing activities to try out at the International Weekend of Wellbeing event at the Royal Court and Courtyard on Saturday. Shinrin-Yoku or Forest Bathing, kid friendly comedy with Gav Cross’s Twisted Tales for Terrible Children, bike powered smoothie machines, comedy hypnosis booth and loads more. Full details here. 

9 – OWE at Grand Central

Grand Central on Renshaw Street is hosting the OWE, Oriental Wrestling Entertainment, with ring action running right through the weekend. The elite are flocking from around the UK and China to compete for gold. Check out the full line up here. 

10 – Motown The Musical

Enjoy all the hits this weekend in Liverpool as the story of Motown comes to town. Motown the Musical is on at the Liverpool Empire now and runs until 28th. Be one of the first to experience this musical extravaganza with the coolest soundtrack. Tickets and more info here.


One For All The Family

The Alder Hey Run Together 5k, Croxteth Park

Grab your trainers, the kids and the dog and head to Croxteth Park on Sunday 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. 


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