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10 amazing things to do in Liverpool this October

2 months ago

By Chris Grundy

10 amazing things to do in Liverpool this October
Things to do in Liverpool this October

The leaves are turning brown, the nights are getting darker, and Halloween is just around the corner.

But much as we love Halloween around here, there’s plenty more things to do in Liverpool this October, from amazing nights at the theatre, downing steins at Oktoberfest, and the return of the incredible River of Light.

Make sure you get these dates in your diary because you won’t want to miss out!

Newsham Scream Park

13 Oct 2023 – 20 Oct 2023

Credit: Newsham Scream Park Hospital
Credit: Newsham Scream Park Hospital

This Halloween, something truly terrifying will stalk the cursed corridors and decayed dormitories of Newsham Park Hospital.

Expect high impact effects and live scare-actors combined with visual, physical, audio and lighting effects to create an immersive experience intended to scare the life out of you!

Find out more here


Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Liverpool Empire

17 Oct 2023 – 21 Oct 2023

Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Liverpool Empire
Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Liverpool Empire

Following their multi award-winning sell-out success with The Play That Goes Wrong and the BBC TV series The Goes Wrong Show, Mischief return with their riotous spin on a timeless classic, the West End smash hit Peter Pan Goes Wrong.

The members of the Cornley Drama Society are back on stage, battling technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes as they attempt to present J.M Barrie’s much-loved tale. But will they ever make it to Neverland? 

Book tickets here.


Celebrate Oktoberfest at Exhibition Centre Liverpool

27 Oct 2023 – 28 Oct 2023

Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest

One of the UK’s biggest Oktoberfest’s is coming to Liverpool this October!

Get ready for an electrifying experience filled with live oompah bands, mouthwatering food vendors, and an authentic Oktoberfest atmosphere that will make your heart sing. 

Find out more here.


TONY! [The Tony Blair Rock Opera]

10 Oct 2023 – 14 Oct 2023

TONY! at Liverpool Playhouse
TONY! at Liverpool Playhouse

A reckless reappraisal of the life of former Ugly Rumours front man and Britain’s first pop Prime Minister Tony Blair.

The story of how one man went from peace-loving, long-haired hippy and would-be pop star to warmongering multimillionaire in just a couple of decades. It’s Yes, Minister meets The Rocky Horror Show! and a musical like no other.

Book your tickets at the Liverpool Playhouse here!


Comic Con

21 Oct 2023 – 22 Oct 2023

Comic con 2023
Credit: Exhibition Centre Liverpool

After another sell out event in April, Comic Con Liverpool is back this October!

It promises to be an event to remember for pop culture fans across the globe as they celebrate all things on the large and small screen!

With special guests such as Helena Bonham-Carter, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Bella Ramsey.

Find out more here.


Dracula: Mina’s Reckoning

24 Oct 2023 – 28 Oct 2023

Mina Murray recounts her encounters with the most terrifying of beasts: Dracula. A throng of patients listen with bated breath as they are transported to a world where immortality and ultimate power is possible, even for women – but with terrible consequences…

Not for the faint-hearted, Morna Pearson’s adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic tale is filled with her trademark humour and taste for the strange and grotesque. This breathtaking gothic production transposes the action to Scotland amid the wild beauty of the landscapes of the northeast which originally inspired the novel.

Miss this contemporary re-telling at your peril!

Book your tickets HERE.


S Club – The Good Times Tour at M&S Bank Arena

13 Oct 2023

Credit: S Club
Credit: S Club

S Club are returning for a reunion tour in celebration of their 25-year legacy! SO get ready to sing along to hits such as ‘Bring It All Back’, ‘Never Had a Dream Come True’, ‘Don’t Stop Movin’, and ‘Have You Ever’.

With 4 multi-platinum selling albums, 2 BRIT Awards, and 9 number-one international hit singles to their name, S Club are a household name that are once again ready to rise.

Find out more here.


Take the kids to Flip Out at Clayton Square

Flip out Liverpool.
Credit: Flip Out Liverpool

Located in Clayton Square Shopping Centre, Flip Out Liverpool has 3 floors filled with attractions for the whole family to enjoy. You’ll be spoiled for choice. They’re the ultimate indoor adventure park in Liverpool!

They’re also hosting a Halloween special on October 29, so head over to their website here to find out more!


Mini Explorers at Knowsley Safari

30 Oct 2023 – 31 Oct 2023

Credit: Knowsley Safari
Credit: Knowsley Safari

This exciting three-day kids club for children aged 6 – 7, is perfect for your little ones who love wildlife and being outdoors!

Each day runs 9:30am – 3:00pm and Mini Explorers will discover lots about their animals on the foot safari with the chance to either watch an exclusive animal feed, or make an exciting present for one of these animals every day!

Sessions run between Monday – Wednesday during half terms.

Find out more HERE.


River of Light is back!

27 Oct – 5 November 2023

River of Light

This year’s event will take place over 10 days and the theme is United by Light.

This year they’ve taken inspiration from Eurovision which was United by Music, and all of its key themes. The theme will see artworks highlight the joy and power of light, and all of those exciting things that spring to mind when you think about Eurovision, the colour, and the fun.

Find out more here.


For more things to do in Liverpool this month check out our calendar HERE!

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