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7 experiences in Liverpool perfect for an alternative Christmas gift

2 months ago

By Chris Grundy

7 experiences in Liverpool perfect for an alternative Christmas gift

Liverpool has its fair share of amazing experiences.

Whether it be brewery tours, climbing Bella’s tower of the Liver Buildings, or an unforgettable night at Bongos Bingo, these incredible activities are perfect to gift onto loved ones this Christmas. So if you’re looking for a gift that is going to stand out and create lasting memories, check out this list and you won’t be disappointed. 

Brewery Tour – Cains Brewery

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Credit: Cains Brewery Tour

Depending on how many pints you can sink in an hour-and-a-half, you can now raise a glass or two (or three) to one of Liverpool’s oldest and best-loved breweries after Cains launched a Bottomless Brewery Tour at its Stanhope Street base.

For £35 a head, you can join one of Cains expert tour guides for a look behind the scenes of the historic city brewery, learning more about how the iconic brand began, and the brewing process itself.

And then, after you’ve chosen your favourites with a sample or two on the journey round, you can sit down and enjoy 90 minutes of unlimited Cains Beers along with a few nibbles which have been carefully chosen to pair with the stupendous city beverage!

For more info click here.

Liverpool Gin Distillery – Gin Lab 

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Credit: Liverpool Gin Distillery

The hugely popular Gin Experiences at Liverpool Gin Distillery are one of their a main attractions. Book your place with friends, family, work colleagues or your other half and enjoy a G&T and a warm welcome from your tutor before heading up to the specially designed Gin Laboratories.

At each Gin Experience, you can learn about the history of gin and organic Liverpool Gin, before getting hands on with a wide range of botanicals to design your own recipe and distil your very own bottle of Liverpool Gin, which you get to name too. What would you call yours?

During the experience you also get to sample at least four of Liverpool Gin’s many flavours including their Valencia Orange. The ticket price for the full Gin lab experience is £70 per person for the 2-hour masterclass, and gin tasting is available for £38.50

For more info click here

Bongos Bingo

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This Christmas, it’s time to give your loved ones what they really want on the Big Day – tickets to a Bongo’s Bingo show, of course.

January and February 2023 shows are on sale and March dates are going live shortly too. 

Bongo’s Bingo has rejuvenated a quintessentially quaint British pastime with an immersive live show featuring rave rounds, nostalgia-soaked revelry, dance-offs, audience participation and crazy prizes in a night of pure and unadulterated escapism. 

Tickets range from £20, for more info click here.

Flour Will Fly

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Flour Will Fly runs Italian cooking classes in the heart of Liverpool. For those who can’t tell their ravioli from their garganelli, their classes offer both a deep dive into rich Italian heritage and a welcome return to the childlike glee of getting messy in the kitchen. 

All classes include a drink on arrival, finger food and a second drink during the break.

The cookery classes at Flour Will Fly are a fun, social events, but there is also a lot of work and a lot of information – so its perfect for those who want to develop their home cookery skills. 

Tickets are £48.50 for adults, for more info click here

Liverpool Food Tours

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Started by Gareth Boyd, his guided tours offer a relaxed unique social and memorable experience through historic Liverpool. The food stops are only with the best of Liverpools independent hospitality scene. Gareth’s goal is to provide you with the ultimate, off the beaten track, food and cultural experience. It’s his mission to continually seek out and share the best food and culture Liverpool has to offer. 

Tickets start from £24.99 for more info click here

Escape Live

Reckon you can escape?! You need to work in a team of 2-6 people to solve puzzles in an immersive, 360 room, where everything is a potential clue.  There’s only 60 minutes to break free from a locked room before it’s too late. You and your mates have to work together to find the clues if you’re going to make it out in time. Have you got what it takes?

It is a fantastic way to create lasting memories with family and friends! 2-person vouchers start from £55, for more info check their website here

RLB360 at The Royal Liver Building

Royal Liver Building 360 is a city landmark with a unique viewpoint and an immersive experiential tour. They take responsibility for sharing the history of the building with locally based and friendly tour guides delivering a thought provoking and authentic experience.

In the visitors centre see unique pieces from the building archives and learn more about the building, its architect and of course Bella and Bertie, The Liver Birds. Join your guided tour to enjoy spectacular 360° views of the Liverpool skyline from the 15th floor viewing platform, experience an immersive Audio-Visual show inside the historic clock tower and learn all about Liverpool’s iconic landmark.

Adult tickets are £15 and Children are £10 – for more info click here

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