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This week in Liverpool – 16 things for you to do in the city over the next few days

12/07/2022

This week in Liverpool we have lots of new events, days out, tasty food and hopefully even more sunshine for you to enjoy!

We’re having a heatwave! Well, it’s definitely got a lot stickier and we can’t sleep so that’s pretty much the same. It feels like a good time to get out either somewhere nice and air-conditioned or where you can chill with the option of a bit of shade.

If you’re looking for places to go, in or out of the sun, here are 16 things to do around Liverpool this week …

Enjoy Free Flowing Fizz at Dash on Victoria Street

There aren’t many nicer ways to cool off than with chilled fizz, so if that sounds like the best plan head to Dash from 3-7pm on Fridays and 12-5pm on Saturdays and Sundays where you can get two Asian-inspired small plates plus 90 minutes of free-flowing prosecco or a choice of speciality cocktails for £35.

Get more info here. 

Drinks at the Denbigh Castle

One of the city’s best loved proper pubs, the Denbigh Castle on Hackins Hey, just off Tithebarn Street, has the perfect combination of a really nice crowd, a great selection of German, cask and craft beers and a decent wine list including vegan options. There’s a lovely beer garden too so it’s made for this weather.

Get more info here. 

ChessFest at Liverpool ONE on Sunday

ChessFest - Liverpool ONE

Picture by Gareth Jones

Do you know your rooks from your bishops? Even if you’re only a chess beginner, there’s still a chance to show off your best moves at ChessFest which is at Liverpool ONE on Sunday. There’ll be free coaching for adults and kids, a giant set to play on, and you can even take on grandmaster Stephen Gordon.

Get more info here.

Lunch at Nova Scotia on Mann Island

A fantastic new addition to the waterfront places to eat and drink, Nova Scotia is from the same team behind Ma Boyle’s and Tempest on Tithebarn and it’s got one of the best locations in the whole city, at Mann Island. Drop in for lunch and try the sourdough toasted sandwiches or small plates like halloumi popcorn.

Get more info here.

The RedBall Project arrives in Liverpool

The Red ball Project

On the River Seine for a RedBall tour aboard the Mirage.

International artwork , The RedBall Project is heading straight or Liverpool. Across ten days, the 15ft-diameter RedBall Liverpool will appear in different areas around the city – some will be tourist hotspots, others more local or undiscovered locations meeting the audience on their own streets. See it at the Albert Dock on Friday, Pier Head Saturday and St. George’s Hall on Sunday.

Find out more here.

New exhibition Love Story launches at Tate Liverpool

The Tate has a thought-provoking new video installation by South African artist Candice Brice which features Hollywood actors Alec Baldwin and Julianne Moore alongside personal accounts from six refugees who have fled their native countries. They include a former child soldier from Angola, a young atheist from Somalia, and a woman escaping war-torn Syria.

Get more info here.

Dale Street Kitchen for officially the country’s best big breakfast

Having the Best full English breakfasts in England is quite the claim to fame – but Dale Street Kitchen’s got it. Find out for yourself why testers loved it so much by going for the whopping classic, with optional Bloody Mary, or build your own bespoke brekkie! It’s open from 8am.

Find out more here.

Alma De Cuba launches new menu and outdoor terrace

Things are about to get even tastier at iconic Liverpool venue Alma De Cuba as a brand new Cuban-inspired menu gets set to launch with a fresh twist on the cocktail offering too. As well as that get the factor 50 out as the outside terrace is open this weekend with a brand new look.

Visit the website here.

Knacker the kids out at Nerf Centre Liverpool

The last thing you need when it’s roasting outside is kids with loads of excess energy, so let them race around and burn it off at Nerf Centre on Vauxhall Business Centre. Kids from age 4 and up can battle it out safely and it’s open for bookings every day.

Find out more here.

Phase One Secret Sets – back this Saturday but who could it be?

Phase One on Seel Street is always a great place to find live music, as well as sit-out beers in the courtyard. If you just love original music and fancy taking your chances on who you see, then Saturdays are a bit of a treat because Secret Sets performances are on.

Find out more here.

Clubland Classix from a live band at Punch Tarmey’s

If you love your dance anthems then Punch Tarmey’s at Cains is where you need to be this Saturday because it’s got Jack Bennett’s Clubland Classix in the Courtyard. You’ll get massive tunes from the likes of Ultrabeat, Cascada and Fatboy Slim played by a live band, followed by a DJ set. 7pm til late.

Visit the website here.

Bootleg Blondie tribute night at Camp and Furnace

All the hits of one of the greatest bands of the 70s and 80s, Debbie Harry and Blondie, will be getting a live rewind at Camp and Furnace on Friday with Bootleg Blondie. Expect classics like Sunday Girl, Heart of Glass and The Tide is High from the world’s number one tribute act.

Book tickets here.

Last chance to see Mam I’m ‘Ere at the Royal Court

For a show packed with laughs from start to finish, Mam I’m ‘Ere is the winner that takes it all (see what we did there?!) Forget Greek Islands, this one’s set in a North Wales caravan park where a bride-to-be is trying to narrow down her dad’s old flames to find out who her real mam is. On until Saturday.

Book tickets here.

Family Day of the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival at the Palm House on Sunday

Credit – Julia Thorne

20 years since the first Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, the Family Day is back at the Palm House. From 12-5pm, it’s a free, all-day celebration of Arab art, culture and community, bringing together music and performance, along with stalls including Arabic and Middle Eastern food, craft and children’s activities.

Find out more here.

Watch Thor, Lightyear and Elvis at Crosby’s Plaza Cinema

Plaza

If you fancy the pictures this week, the Plaza’s got three great films on. Elvis fans will love Baz Luhrmann’s biopic, with Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker, Toy Story’s favourite astronaut gets his own spotlight with Lightyear and Chris Hemsworth is back in Thor: Love and Thunder. Mums will be queuing up to take the kids to that one!

Book tickets here.

Take a picnic to Royden Park on the Wirral 

Royden Park

This is perfect picnic weather so if you want something outdoorsy to do with or without the kids, pack up some food and drink and set off for Royden Park in Wirral. It’s a beautiful place to just relax and have a walk through the woodland, the walled garden and go down by the lake.

Find out more here.

Next week:

Seven Sins celebrates it 1st birthday on Friday 22 July

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