14 things you can do this week in Liverpool
2 months ago
We’re still absolutely buzzing from Pride weekend in Liverpool but that doesn’t mean there isn’t loads to look forward to.
Don’t let a bit of sogginess put you off, here’s 14 great things to do in and around the city this week …
Take on The Anfield Abseil (and enter to win an Anfield experience)
Anfield is the home of incredible memories and, off the pitch, they don’t come much more spectacular than this one. Take the Anfield Abseil challenge and you can scale a 100ft drop down from the main stand! And, until the end of August, you could win a pair of tickets to abseil, a stadium tour and LFC store voucher too.
Find out more and enter to win here .
The Minton tiles unveiled at St George’s Hall
St George’s Hall houses one of the city’s most impressive hidden gems, the rare Minton tiled floor, and from August 1 to 18 it’s going on show for the first time in four years. The 30,000 hand-crafted tiles are really beautiful and there’s a chance to do a ‘night on the tiles’ evening view with music and fizz. Find out more here.
A Greasy Spoon continues at the Royal Court
Head to the Royal Court until August 26 where our Lindzi Germain and castmates are serving extra helpings of laughs in the quick-fire comedy A Greasy Spoon. There’s mayhem in the local caff for Mandy and Shannon when the boss is murdered … mostly because there’s a pretty strong chance they did it! More info here.
Enjoy delicious pizza at Rudy’s Castle Street, Bold Street or the Albert Dock
This is the kind of treble we can get right behind – if you fancy fabulous Neapolitan pizza then get yourself to Rudy’s because theirs are something special. With three to choose from, they’ve got you covered wherever you are and the Albert Dock is now ranking as the number one pizza in Liverpool.
Live jazz at Ma Boyle’s this Saturday
If you love a bit of live music on a Saturday night, then how about some world class jazz? Ma Boyle’s has plenty of it, thanks to the amazing ParrJazz, who have a line-up of some of the region’s best jazz artists playing every Saturday from 8pm – perfect with a few of Ma’s cocktails and spritzes. Find out more here.
Bus Yard is serving up the drinks and street food at Liverpool ONE
Bus Yard’s double decker isn’t just packing them in by the beach on Crosby Marina, the guys are also busy slinging out cocktails and gorgeous stone-baked pizzas with some live music outside at Liverpool ONE – look out for it parked up at the new site, Thomas Steers Way opposite the Hilton.
Talking Liverpool ONE, visit the new BOSS store, it’s the biggest outside of London!
While you’re in Liverpool ONE, here’s a massive new arrival not to be missed if you’re in the market for some new season clothes. The BOSS flagship store on Paradise Street is now open, with the latest men’s and womenswear collections plus you can get some tips from their personal stylist.
Be wowed by new art installation Identity at Liverpool Cathedral
The cathedral has had some incredible art installations, and this must be one of the most stunning yet. Artist Peter Walker’s Identity, the third in a series following Peace Doves and Being Human, is on until September 3. It’s the largest to date, and features seven illuminated columns suspended over the Well.
Watch a dinosaur show at Knowsley Safari for Jurassic Summer
At Knowsley Safari this summer holiday, kids can go on an adventure back into a Jurassic world and have some roaring dinosaur fun. They’ll come face-to-face with huge realistic animated puppets, watch shows, experience what it’s like to walk with dinosaurs and even stroke baby ones in the petting zoo. Book your tickets here.
Dine at Gordon Ramsey’s Bread Street Kitchen
Keep your options open on indoors or outdoor eating because Bread Street Kitchen’s got both since it opened its lovely summer terrace in Liverpool ONE – try out the summer menu, including a weekday set two or three courses, and don’t forget the signature cocktails and spritzes to get a sunshiny vibe.
Sing karaoke in the new Karaoke Rooms at Roxy Ball Room, Cavern Quarter
We all turn into a bit of a Celine or a Freddie when it comes to owning the karaoke, no shame in that at all. Grab the mic and unleash your inner diva or frontman legend in front of a VIP crowd of your mates at the new private Karaoke Rooms inside Roxy Ball Room in the Cavern Quarter. Visit the website here.
Enjoy breakfast at Nova Scotia on Mann Island
Start the day off right with the best combination – a gorgeous waterfront location and breakfasts to match. Nova Scotia is big on local produce, freshly cooked, which means their breakfasts are top notch. Maybe go all of kinds of eggs on sourdough if you’re feeling savoury, or a sweet pancake stack. Book tickets here.
There’s a Barbie Meet & Greet in Metquarter this Friday with pink manis from Mini Madams
Little Barbie fans are going to have the Best Day Ever on Friday with a Barbie Meet & Greet at Metquarter. Mini Madams is collaborating with GPO for a super-pink day of delicious food, plus Barbie bracelet making, hairstyling, glitter facepainting and pink mini manis, from 2pm to 3.30pm.
Have the perfect summer day out at Martin Mere, less than an hour away!
At Martin Mere all the family can get out, explore nature, join in activities and see lots of different wildlife in their own habitats. Over the summer holidays there’s the added bonus of Drawn to Water, Quentin Blake so you can pick up a guide full of his fantastic illustrations to follow as you go around. Find out more here.