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12 things you can get up to this week in Liverpool (29 August – 3 September)

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12 things you can get up to this week in Liverpool (29 August – 3 September)
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Even if it’s back to work after the long bank holiday weekend, don’t let that kill the mood – there are still plenty of fabulous things happening. Here are 12 things to do this week in Liverpool …

Breakfast at Hardware on Renshaw Street

Breakfasts
Credit: Hardware

Everyone remembers Rapid on Renshaw Street, and Hardware is a great little coffee shop and kitchen on the old site, named in its honour. It’s got a brilliant breakfast menu, including a Hardy’s builder’s butty if you want to go old school or a whopping ‘toolbox’ full English with vegan option.

Pub Quiz at Nova Scotia on Wednesday

Nova Scotia Quiz Night - Nightlife
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If you’re looking for something different to do midweek and you’re feeling a bit smart then give your brains a test with the new Wednesday Pub Quiz at Nova Scotia on Mann Island. It starts at 6pm, £2 per player, and there’s a cash jackpot of £100 and loads more prizes for the runners up.

Staycation in the city with the Titanic Summer of 23 special offer

Titanic Hotel
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Give yourself and your partner a real treat and be a tourist in our city in style by checking in to the gorgeous Titanic Hotel. Now’s a perfect time to do it because they’ve got a Summer of 23 special offer on which includes a midweek stay for two, breakfast and two-course dinner from £175 per couple. See the deal here.

Liam Smith v Chris Eubank Jr – Watch live at Yankees

Yankees - Smith v Eubank - Sport
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It’s a big one for boxing fans this weekend with our own Liam Smith taking on Chris Eubank Jr in a massive rematch at the AO in Manchester. Yankees Sports Bar on Wood Street will be screening it live on Saturday with 2 for £12 cocktails and free shots with every ticket.

Take on Treasure Hunt Liverpool 

Love a bit of puzzle solving with the family or a group of mates? Treasure Hunt Liverpool is a fun way to explore the city and discover lots of interesting stories as you go. It’s suitable for ages 8-and-over, and you can make a full day of it, working out cryptic clues and following treasure maps. Book here.

The Serial Killer next door at Liverpool Empire on Saturday

Serial killer next door - Empire Theatre - Theatre
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Credit: Empire Theatre

Anyone who’s fascinated by true crime stuff is going to love this – on Saturday, the Empire’s got an evening with psychological therapist and crime expert Emma Kenny revealing what drives serial killers like Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and the Moors Murderers, and asking were they born to kill? Book here.

Macbeth at Shakespeare North

Macbeth Rehearsals
Credit: Shakespeare North Playhouse

Macbeth is one of the best known and best loved Shakespeare plays and now you can see it in the amazing cockpit theatre at Shakespeare North Playhouse. English Touring Theatre’s new production, which previews from this Friday and runs until September 23, is a powerful and provocative retelling. Book here.

Country Superstars at Camp and Furnace on Friday

Country Superstars - Camp and Furnace - Nightlife - Music
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We’ve all done a bit of Islands in the Stream on the karaoke, so there’s bound to be plenty of singing along at Camp and Furnace on Friday when Country Superstars bring their Dolly Parton & Friends tribute show, packed with hits from legends like Dolly and Kenny, Tammy Wynette and Garth Brooks. Find out more here.

Return of the Detector Dogs at Seized – Maritime Museum on Thursday

Museums in Liverpool have got so much to keep kids entertained and on Thursday afternoon, if you get along to the Maritime Museum, you can join in one of the Return of the Detector Dogs sessions showing how dogs play a major part in stopping drugs and weapons being brought through our port and airport. See what else is on at Liverpool’s museums this summer here.

Enjoy a delicious lunch at Gaucho

Gaucho is having its 30th birthday and to mark the occasion it’s created a special celebration lunch menu that’s the perfect reason to enjoy delicious food at one of the city’s most beautiful restaurants. You can have three courses with a glass of fizz, Monday to Saturday between 12 noon and 4pm, for £30. More info here.

Bombed Out Church outdoor cinema with Nowhere Boy, Harry Potter, Alien and more

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Credit: Bombed Out Church

Outdoor cinema is back at the Bombed Out Church, with three screenings a day over the weekend, plus themed cakes by Bake Off’s Lizzie Acker. There’s The Gruffalo double bill, Reservoir Dogs and Alien on Saturday, and Nowhere Boy, The Big Lebowski and Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone on Sunday.

Watch Peter Pan at Calderstones Park its The Reader on Sunday

Peter Pan - Shakespeare North - Theatre
Credit: Shakespeare North

This Sunday in the Garden Theatre, families are in for a theatrical treat when Slapstick Picnic presents an untraditional version of JM Barrie’s children’s classic Peter Pan.  It’s an outdoor show so you’re welcome to bring along a chair or blanket and a picnic while you watch the piracy unfold. More info here.

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