With Christmas just days away there’s lots happening in the city this weekend. Pantos are in full swing, festive menus are tastier than ever and our bars are serving up the best carefully crafted Crimbo cocktails.
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While you’re breakfast or brunching in this contemporary basement deli, pick up one of their incredible Christmas hampers, full of gorgeous Christmas goodies. From 8am, Friday and Saturday.
Our favourite toff about town, Jack Whitehall returns to the city on Friday and Saturday with more candid confessions and outlandish observations.
This Christmas extravaganza will get you rockin’ around the Christmas tree as part of the initiative city centre Collective project. Be merry for a guaranteed Christmas blast.
Ahead of its official launch at Royal Albert Dock early next year, Liverpool’s independent craft gin distillery, opens this not-so-secret-anymore weekend pop-up. Find out what to expect here.
A BOSS Night Christmas special sounds pretty good to us on Saturday from 3-10pm featuring Jamie Webster, Kieron Molyneux and special guests, Space. Perfect for LFC fans.
For true indulgence, book a two-course festive feast down at the dock from only £19.95 per person, and don’t forget to treat yourselves to a Christmas-inspired cocktail like the Gingerbread Espresso Martini.
’Tis the season of the showbiz spectacular, and this year, we’re spoilt for choice with Cinderella at the Epstein, Miracle on 34th Street at the Playhouse, Snow White at the M&S Bank Arena Auditorium, or the Rock n’ Roll Panto at the Everyman.
Already taking the music industry by storm, if you haven’t heard of Natalie by outstanding reputation alone, catch the Liverpool songstress this Saturday.
Get Christmas under wraps from 11am-4pm at this Christmas market featuring live DJ, Street food, crafts, artwork and artisan goods from 60 independent stalls.
Starvin’ hungry? Try a gourmet takeaway food experience from this new arrival based in the former Slim’s Pork Chop Express building, complete with a secret retro games arcade.
One of Liverpool’s best loved bands take to the stage at Baltic Triangle on Friday. Fresh from the release of Frequency, the follow-up to 2014’s eponymous debut, The Tea Street Band play their biggest gig to date with an appearance back in their home town.
This free event from 10am-2pm invites you to meet Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and Vixen. Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen. Oh, and the other one, what’s-his-name? Treat yourself to lunch at The Old Stables and we’d call that a Sunday well-spent.
Liverpool ONE has never been more Christmassy! This weekend you can experience extended opening times with stores open until 8pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday. Check out the new Kate Spade NY pop-up on Peter’s Lane, visit the Barbie Store, grab a Liverpool themed gift at Utility and then take in the festivities on Chavasse Park or under that heart filled tree at Bar Hutte.
Love your Club Classics,? Then give this one a spin: live on stage, Byron Stingly brings us Ten City – That’s The Way Love Is, Come On Get Up Everybody and You Make Me Feel Mighty Real. As well as a guaranteed boss atmos, you’ll have Defected/Glitterbox DJ Mighty Mouse, along with Lee Butler, John Kelly, Ian Longo and more.
That’s right seasonal slackers, this Christmas gift special means you not only get to shop the best of local and independent gift ideas, but you’ll score double points for unique presents that make you look lwell ahead of schedule.
No one does Christmas like yer nan, and no one’s got all the answers quite like she has – but maybe you think you’ve got half a clue? Get yourself to Camp and Furnace for plazzy trees, choccy coins, a good ole sing-song, with this boss quiz you’ll love almost as much as yer nan. Over 18s only from 6pm until 11.30pm.
It’s the perfect weekend for a trip to Otterspool Adventure. An incredible Santa experience awaits featuring a visit to the Grotto with the main man himself, before making gingerbread with Mrs Claus, a live panto, and ice skating. Does Christmas get better than this?
The Albert Dock has never looked more Christmassy. Over 1 million lights make up the new decorations and the projection on the Maritime Museum building is a cert for warming those Crimbo heartstrings. Take in the sights whilst also stopping en route for drinks and nibbles at the likes of Gusto, Rev De Cuba and Lunyalita.
The big man in the big red suit will be at Royal Liver Building to join you for a three-course lunch, festive fun with the elves, disco, games and lots of fun this Sunday and there are some tickets still available.
Let Christmas at Knowsley Safari brighten your festive spirit this weekend with a magical, moonlit experience for all the family. Lantern-lined paths take us into the depths of the safari park, where all our favourite, beautiful animals are sparkling with Christmas spirit. Tickets start from £7.50
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