Here’s what’s on in Liverpool this May bank holiday weekend
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Did someone say three-day weekend!
It’s the final bank holiday of spring and we’re going out with a three day weekend crammed full of club nights, all day parties, live music, comedy, markets, art, food and loads more. This is the very best of what’s on in Liverpool this May bank holiday weekend.
Friday 24th May
Bundobust Bold Street
Bold Street welcomes Indian/Pakistani street food from BundoBust on Friday with a grand opening party. Get down there from 5pm to pick up a free tote filled with goodies (first 50 people) and get your chops round some amazing new eats. More info here.
OMG Drag Weekender
Calling all Drag stars! There’s a full on Drag Weekender happening at OMG Liverpool this bank holiday weekend. Get your fiercest look nailed for a free bomb, Drag Race screening and drinks offers on all night. More info here.
Da Funk, Attic Bar
Attic Bar, Parr Street hosts its brand new night, Da Funk on its refurbed terrace on Friday night. DJ’s from 6pm with the main event, bursting with electronic and dance anthems from 9pm. More info here.
Friday Night Special Bidston Ghosts
If you loved The Witching Hour Wirral at Birkenhead Park last week, this one is for you. Join a walking tour and explore Bidston Hill after dark to learn more about the Witches and legends that haunt this part of Wirral. More info and bookings here.
A Self-help Guide to being in Love with Jeremy Corbyn, Unity Theatre
Following the success of her first poetry show, Burning Books which received 5* reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe, Jess Green returns with a lyrical, powerful and funny take on modern politics with’ A Self-help guide to being in love with Jeremy Corbyn’ at the Unity. More info here.
Incredible 11, Birdies Bar
The Incredible 11 are back at Birdies Bar, Parliament Street on Friday night from 7pm on Friday with all your fave 90’s and 00’s hip hop classics. Expect a mass sing along and spitting rhymes. Free tickets here.
Saturday 25th May
Lost Garden Party, Club Tropicana, Constellations
Everyone’s favourite garden party is back. Get to Constellations on Saturday for LOST Club Tropicana all dayer from 2pm Dan Fresco, Liam Ross and more on the decks, inflatables, outdoor staging, cocktail bar and loads more. Tickets here.
Lovely Laura & Ben Santiago, Hangar 34
The world’s most in demand saxophonist Lovely Laura and Ben Santiago are back in Liverpool this bank holiday weekend. Head to Hangar 34 from 11pm on Saturday for all the biggest house beats. More info and tickets here.
Phase ONE First Birthday
Phase One is 1! There’s limited free drinks, free cake, special offers on vinyl and an amazing line up of live music and DJ’s including Sassy J. Celebrations kick off at 7pm. More info here.
Garden Party, Café at Nancie, West Kirby
Cafe at Nancie, West Kirby presents Garden Party 4 on Saturday. From 4pm you’ll catch Sean Hughes (Cafe del Mar, Ushuaia, Hi Ibiza) and Jimmy Allen (Four to the Floor) on the decks. Happy Hour til 7pm. More info here.
Treasure Island, Botanical Gin Garden
No bank holiday would be complete without a chill out at Botanical Gin Garden. Treasure Island celebrates the music of our multicultural society from 2pm. Free entry and chilled beats guaranteed. Info here.
Sgt Peppers BritRock Festival
There’s some serious rock anthems going down at Sgt Peppers on Mathew St this bank holiday weekend. Saturday brings the BritPop mash up from 11am so make a full day of it and bring your best singing voice. Full line up into here.
Sunday 26th May
Little World Official Launch Party
Liverpool’s own zero plastic concept shop is having a huge launch party this weekend. Packed with workshops, entertainment, dining, shopping and sustainable good times, check out Little World on Dunningsbridge Road on Sunday and grab your tickets here.
Baltic Market Farmer’s Market
The Baltic Market hosts the Baltic Farmers Market again this Sunday from 11am until 3pm. Stock up on Fresh bagels, cheese, bread, local honey, dog treats, pies and so much more. Info here.
The Club House Live
Festival vibes are on offer at The Club House Live on bank holiday Sunday from 1pm. Live music, table service and fab food. Entertainment is on til 10pm so why not make a day of it? More info here.
Baby Blue Sundays, Jenny’s
Original DJ’s Andy Mac and CJ are launching Baby Blue Sunday’s at the disco den, Jenny’s from bank holiday weekend. Download the mix tape and find out more here.
10 years of Disco Deviant, YARD
Disco Deviant celebrates its 10th birthday with a day/night bash at Yard on Sunday. Pablo Contraband books his fave talent including Rayko, Jimmy Allen, Michael Williams and more for a bank holiday special in the Baltic. Tickets here.
Sunday Service Presents: Anton Powers Rev St Peter’s Sq
The Basement at Revolution St Peter’s Square presents Capital FM’s Anton Powers and resident DJ Andy Taylor on Bank Holiday Sunday from 10pm. Shake your ass into Monday like a proper sinner! More info here.
Monday 27th May – Bank Holiday Monday
Rita Ora, M&S Bank Arena
Here’s a great way to finish up a fab bank holiday weekend in Liverpool Rita Ora brings her Phoenix Tour to the M&S Bank Arena on Monday night from 7pm. Some tickets still available here.
BOSS Madrid Send Off Party
Champions League final fever is building and what better way to get into the spirit ahead of the game than with a massive sing along at the M&S Bank Arena? Join BOSS, Jamie Webster and more for a mass Madrid send off party. Tickets here.
Hot Water Comedy Club
It’s free entry into Hot Water Comedy Club on Monday night from 8pm. The Hardman Street club hosts its Open Mic Night so Danny McLoughlin, Kevin Berry, Dan Wild and more stepping up to have you in stitches. Book online here.
Gaia The Earth, Liverpool Cathedral
Part of the wider River Festival Liverpool celebrations, Gaia or The Earth, an artwork by Luke Jerram is being unveiled to the city on Saturday. Why not pop along to Liverpool Cathedral on Bank holiday Monday and see this colossal 23ft replica of our planet on display. All the info here.
Gin Fest, Revolution Albert Dock
What else is there to do on a sunny bank holiday Monday than enjoy a good gin? End your three day weekend at the Gin Fest Garden, Revolution Albert Dock with DJ’s, singers, glitter painters and say cheers to calling in sick tomorrow. More info here.
Whatever you’re up to in and around our city this May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool, you can plan your journey with Merseyrail here. Ditch the car and jump on the train!