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This week in Liverpool 30th July – 4th August 2019

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This week in Liverpool 30th July – 4th August 2019

We’ve got horse power, frozen margarita’s and live music galore this week in Liverpool.

The summer weather seems to be having a bit of a mare this week but we’re not letting that stop our fun. This week in Liverpool we’re lining up unmissable theatre, culture at Tate, big screen and floating cinema experiences, The Coral perform live at a brand new city centre venue, you can dine in the dark, meet your CBBC faves and get stuck into 241 Aperol too! What’s not to like?

Here’s the best of what’s on this week in Liverpool….

Tuesday 30th July

War Horse, Liverpool Empire

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This is the mane event! War Horse, the unforgettable theatrical event based on the beloved novel, will return to play the Liverpool Empire Theatre this week until 17th August. Don’t miss your chance to see this incredible theatre show right here in Liverpool.

Slide In To Summer, Liverpool ONE

Okay so shopping trips at Liverpool ONE just got even more awesome! Ditch the stairs and escalators this summer and take the slide! No its not just for the kids as our Jay demonstrated! See what else is on this summer at Liverpool ONE here.

Cake & Coffee, Duke Street Market

The British weather is about to turn again so what better excuse to grab a table and indulge in some seriously sumptuous cake and rich, speciality coffee at Duke Street Market? Take the pooch too, it totally counts as a walk! More info here. 

Wednesday 31st July

Tate Exchange: Sixteen, Tate Liverpool

What’s it like to be sixteen years old now? This multimedia project at Tate Liverpool brings together leading contemporary photographers with more than 170 young people from diverse communities to talk real life. More info here. 

Dine in the Dark, Lunyalita

We love this idea! Lunyalita, Albert Dock is hosting a Dine in the Dark fundraiser on Wednesday night. Dine on a fabulous three course meal and experience intense flavours, all while wearing a blindfold! Book and find out more here. 

Matthew Street Comedy Club, Flanagan’s Apple

Amazingly talented comedians and 2 G&T’s for £6! Get yourself down to Flanagans Apple on Wednesday from 7pm for a raucous monthly comedy night that will have you in stitches. Info here. 

Thursday 1st August

Minton Tiles Uncovered, St George’s Hall

St George’s Hall is all set for a big reveal this week. On Thursday the stunning Minton Tiled floor of the great hall go on display until 26th August. See the 30,000 beautifully hand-crafted tiles in all their glory and find out more here.

Cheese & Wine Burgers, It’s All Gravy

The latest eatery to join the West Derby Village block – It’s All Gravy is serving up a burger menu with a twist. Slow cooked pulled meats, patty’s, a whole range of accompaniments and GRAVY make up each dish! Check it out here and get booking a table or take away. 

The Social Showcase, Mann Island Social

Mann Island Social is throwing a huge summer gathering on Thursday from 5pm. Start your weekend early with live DJ’s, food samples, boss drinks and more, on the waterfront. Info here. 

The Coral, Jimmy’s Bold Street

This is how you launch a new restaurant, bar and performance space in Liverpool. Jimmy’s opens its doors for the first time on Thursday with a live set from none other than The Coral. You’ll be seriously lucky to get tickets for this launch event! More info here. 

Friday 2nd August

Popworld Rhapsody Weekender

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Is it really an amazing weekend in Liverpool without rocking out to classic Queen tracks, wearing an inflatable crown at Popworld?! Not in our opinion. The Rhapsody Weekender – Part 2 kicks off on Friday. Drinks deals and debauchery. Info here. 

Ian Dunn Live, The Cotton Lounge

There’s live music from Ian Dunn, amazing cocktails and delectable sharing boards on offer at The Cotton Lounge at Hotel Indigo on Friday from 5pm. The perfect spot for after work drinks on the terrace or in the stylish bar. Info here. 

Masquerade, Royal Court Theatre

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Following on from an incredible Pride in Liverpool weekend (did it rain?!) Masquerade is an unmissable story of two lads in 1980s’ Liverpool who are finding out who they really are. Set in one of Liverpool’s most famous gay clubs it is a beautiful story about one man’s search for a place to be accepted.

Friday Frozen Margs, Crazy Pedro’s

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There’s 11 different flavours of frozen margarita’s to get your chops around this summer. Not only that, these ultimate thirst quenchers are available on the 2 for £10 offer too! No brain freeze guaranteed if you order a big old slice of freshly baked pizza at the same time! Menus here.

Saturday 3rd August

Bohemian Rhapsody Outdoor Cinema, Aintree Racecourse

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Freddie always commanded the biggest audience and this Saturday you can watch Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody on a huge screen at Aintree Racecourse. Some remaining tickets here. 

Colours Festival of Princes Park

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There’s a free to attend festival happening at Princes Park on Saturday from 12pm. Packed full of some of the best local organisations, the event will celebrate diversity, inclusion and build community spirit. All welcome. Find out more here. 

Buyers Club 241 Aperol Garden Party

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Buyers Club Summer Garden Party continues this weekend with a fabulous 241 on Apreol Spritz theme. Available from Friday – Sunday there’s also DJ sets from Dharma Collective and a selection of wines to have a go at if Aperol ain’t your thing. Free to enter. More info here. 

Anton Powers, Marine Street Social

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Anton Powers returns to MSS this Saturday for an unmissable DJ set on the New Brighton Waterfront. This is a free event and you can also catch resident Carl Williams on the decks and playing until 2am. More info here. 

The Elephant Summer Fete & Birthday Bonanza

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The Elephant Pub & Bakehouse & The Liberty Tavern join forces to transform their outdoor spaces into a spectacular all-day Summer Fete & 5th Birthday Celebration on Saturday from 1pm. Chef Simon Rimmer returns to host the family friendly festivities. Expect food, drink, games, beats and more. Info here. 

Sunday 4th August

Royal Albert Dock Pop Up Floating Cinema

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The highly anticipated Pop Up Floating Cinema opens for business on Sunday and already its fast approaching sell out! With films for family and grown ups – all focused on nautical themes, there’s a Hollywood flick for everyone. Info here.

Cast Brunch, Oh Me Oh My

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How do you fancy an indulgent Sunday brunch and bespoke jewellery design all in one beautiful Liverpool city centre venue? Head to Oh Me Oh My on Sunday from 10am to try your hand at making your own silver jewellery. Tickets and more info here. 

Liverpool Vinyl Fair, The Liner Hotel

If you’re into vinyl, rare, cheesy, iconic or otherwise, get yourself to The Liner Hotel (just behind Lime Street station) on Sunday for the Liverpool Record Fair. Yu can browse til your collection is complete from 10am until 3pm. Info here.

One For The Kids

BBC Summer Social, Croxteth Park

BBC Summer social returns to Croxteth Park this weekend for two days packed with family fun, music, dance, live performances and all your favourite faces off the telly! Check out the full line up here and get booking your tickets. 

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Wirral Food & Drink Festival

Wirral Food & Drink Festival will take place on 7th and 8th September 2019 in Birkenhead Park. The Festival will bring together local producers and celebrity chefs from Wirral and beyond to create a two-day gastronomic experience for food and drink lovers. Watch above and head this way to find out more. 

Get all of the latest news for Liverpool and beyond here.

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